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Full-time Meat Cutters/Butchers

at Conestoga Meats in Breslau

Conestoga Meat Packers located in Breslau, Ontario is a vertically integrated processor of premium quality, fresh pork.

Come and be a part of our dynamic team and join us in building for the future together. We are expanding our business and have permanent full-time openings for 30 Meat Cutters/Butchers - Retail or Wholesale on our day and afternoon shift. The start date would be as soon as possible.

Job Description:


  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Prepare special orders.
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Train meat cutters
  • Use manual cutting utensil 


Work Conditions and Environment:


  •  Physically demanding
  •  Fast-paced environment
  •  Handling heavy loads
  •  Cold/refrigerated environment
  •  Some areas may have odours
  •  Wholesaler, meat packing establishment 


We offer:

  • Competitive wages (ranges from $20.80 per hour to $23.10 per hour)
  • Competitive Benefits (Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Vision Care, Pension, Group Insurance)
  • Afternoon Shift Premium of $1.25 per hour
  • Stable hours; 40 hours per week
  •  Training will be provided


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Completion of High School
  • Commitment to safety and quality processes
  • 1-2 years butcher/knife experience required
  • Previous experience in retail/wholesale butchery environment.
  • Butchery course an asset
  • Ability to stand and perform repetitive physical tasks for extended periods of time
  • Attention to detail and work well with others
  • Perform critical thinking, have significant use of memory and continuous learning
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and decision making skills
  • Basic English communication skills
  • Basic security clearance 

 Working Location: 313 Menno St, Breslau, Ontario, NOB 1M0.

No public transportation available, 

These positions are required for day (starting times vary from 6:30 am – 7:00am) and afternoon shift (starting times vary from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm) Monday - Friday

Conestoga Meat Packers Ltd. is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Human Resources Department at hr@conestogameats.com or 519-648-2506. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.


How to Apply
Submit Resume to:
Job Developer: Patb
Region of Waterloo,Employment Ontario Programs

*No paper resumes are being accepted as our Welcome Centres are currently closed to the public. Please be aware that contact may be delayed due to staffing shortages as a result of the Covid-19 Crisis.  No in-person interviews are currently being held but phone calls and email contact may still happen.  Thank you for your patience during this difficult and challenging time. 
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Thank you.



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