Slaughterers & Meat Packers


Work in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments performing precision functions involving the preparation of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats.
Also called: Meat Packer, Meat Processor, Meat Trimmer, Meat Wrapper

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • food production
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Physical Strength
  • lift, push, pull, or carry
  • use your lower back and stomach

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Inventory management software
  • AgInfoLink Meat Inventory Tracking System MITS
  • RFID software
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Integrated Management Systems Food Connex Cloud
  • Second Foundation NaviMeat
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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