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Full-time Industrial 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 40 Industrial Butchers in our Slaughter Facility on our day and afternoon shift. The start date would be as soon as possible. Job Description:

  • Slaughter livestock
  • Remove viscera and other inedible parts from the carcass
  • Clean and trim carcasses
  • Split carcass into smaller portions to facilitate handling
  • Use of knives and saw
  • Remove excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcass or meat portions
  • Working with animal blood and a variety of parts from a butchered animal

Work Conditions and Environment:

  •  Physically demanding
  •  Fast-paced environment
  •  Repetitive tasks
  •  Handling heavy loads
  •  Noisy and some areas may have odours
  •  Manual dexterity
  •  Standing for extended periods
  •  Slaughter house, meat processing and packing establishment 

We offer:

  •  Competitive wages (ranges from $21.95 per hour to $23.10 per hour)
  •  Afternoon Shift Premium of $1.25/hr
  •  Competitive Benefits
  •  Weekly Pay
  •  Pork Purchasing Program
  •  Stable hours; 40 hours/week
  •  Training will be provided


  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Some High School education
  • Commitment to safety and quality processes
  • Should have 3 months plus previous experience in retail/wholesale or industrial butchery and/or other knife skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well with others
  • Critical thinking skills
  • 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.  “Industrial butcher ” to the subject line as we have multiple employers and jobs posted.  

Thank you.



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