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Workers in this unit group prepare meat and poultry for further processing, for packaging or for marketing. They are employed in meat and poultry slaughtering, processing and packing establishments.
beef boner, ham cutter, industrial butcher, industrial meat cutter, meat trimmer, poultry preparer, slaughterer.
- Industrial butchers slaughter livestock using stunning devices and knives; skin, clean and trim carcasses; remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses; split carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling; and may slaughter cattle, calves and sheep as prescribed by religious laws.
- Industrial meat cutters cut beef, lamb, pork or veal carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging; remove bones from meat; and cut meat and poultry into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use.
- Poultry preparers slaughter poultry and remove inedible parts; remove feathers and singe and wash poultry to prepare for further processing or packaging.
- Trimmers remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.
Outlook & Prospects for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- The provincial government announced $1M in funding for capital works projects in the Baie Verte-Springdale area. Funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns of Fleur de Lys, Rattling Brook, Pacquet and Ming¿s Bight.
- The provincial government announced $47,000 in funding to purchase new firefighting equipment for the Baie Verte-Springdale district
- The provincial government announced $24,000 in funding to the Town of Glovertown to create a plan to redevelop the town centre
- As part of the 2013 budget, a new $23M Health Care Facility has opened in Glovertown. The Dr. C. V. Smith Memorial Community Health Centre will replace the older facility that was in Glovertown.
- Rambler Metals and Mining is aggressively looking at options to re-open the Little Deer and Whalesback copper mines in Green Bay. Rambler plans to work on these properties in 2014.
- The provincial government announced over $1M for road upgrades in the area of Trinity North
- The provincial government announced $1.6M in funding to Marwood Ltd., a wood treatment facility in Jamestown, Bonavista. The funding will assist the company in becoming more competitive in the marketplace.
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