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Meat cutter – retail or wholesale needed in Canada by Friends Foods Ltd.

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Meat cutter – retail or wholesale needed in Canada by Friends Foods Ltd.

Cuts, trims, and prepares meat for sale to customers. Receives and fulfills custom orders. Packages and displays meat. Labels meat to indicate cut, grade, preparation date, best-by date, and other relevant information.

Job details

  •  Location: Boston Bar, BC
  •  Salary: 20.00 hourly for 35 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Shift, Flexible Hours
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other benefits
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for a Meat Cutter with exceptional butcher skills to join our butchering team. In this role, you break down beef, pork, poultry, and other meat products into various cuts before weighing out portions to sell. You also help prepare specialty items, such as sausages and cured meats. You must follow all refrigeration safety and manufacturing sanitation guidelines. As a meat cutter, you may also provide customers with advice about proper cooking techniques.

Meat Cutter Duties and Responsibilities

  • Break down beef, pork, poultry, or other meat products into various cuts
  • Weigh out portions for sale
  • Wrap and package products for sale
  • Grind meat products for sale as necessary
  • Prepare sausages and cured meats
  • Properly sanitize all equipment with disinfectant
  • Follow all safety guidelines

Meat Cutter Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED certificate preferred
  • Prior meat cutting experience or training strongly preferred
  • Knife skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Knowledgeable about various cuts of meat and proper cooking techniques
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours





  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate


7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Supermarket and meat department
  • Supermarket/grocery store



  • Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
  • Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
  • Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
  • Wrap and package prepared meats
  • Remove bones from meat
  • Weigh meats for sale
  • Cut poultry into parts
  • Clean and prepare fish and shellfish
  • Sell meats to customers
  • Supervise other butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers
  • Train meat cutters
  • Prepare special orders
  • Prepare special displays of meats, poultry and fish products

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Tight deadlines
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Organized


Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site housing options

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

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