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, transportation assistance may be 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

Please upload/send your resume in confidence to https://conestogameats.com or fax to:


Please let them know you saw this posting at the Region of Waterloo so we can support you in your application!

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.

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