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


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


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


    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


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


    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


    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED

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