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Slaughterhouse worker




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The main duties of the role include: * Operating switching controls to direct and drop carcasses and meat cuts from supply rails to boning tables* Cutting meat to separate meat, fat and tissue from around bones* Washing, scraping and trimming foreign material and blood from meat

  • Cutting sides and quarters of meat into standard meat cuts, such as rumps, flanks and shoulders, and removing internal fat, blood clots, bruises and other matter to prepare them for packing and marketing* Operating restrainer and stunning equipment* Severing jugular veins of stunned animals to drain blood and facilitate dressing* Trimming and removing head meat and severing animal heads* Slitting open, eviscerating and trimming animal carcasses
What you will get: A full time role.
A pay rate of $21 to $28 per hour, depending on experienceA clean and modern processing plantA stable and long term positionApplicants who are seeking 457 sponsorship generally needs at least an AQF certificate 2 or 3 otherwise at least 1 year of relevant experience may substitute for formal qualifications. The successful candidate must possess the following: * Have at least 3 years of relevant experience* Formal qualification is not mandatory but beneficial* Be highly proficient with tools, such as knives and saws* Knowledgeable in different meat types, parts, cuts, etc.
  • Able to work without supervision as well as within a team