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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.
Québec, Beauport, Charlesbourg, Donnacona, Saint-Raymond, Baie-Saint-Paul, Beaupré, Cap-Rouge, Château-Richer, Clermont, Donohue, Lac-Saint-Charles, La Malbaie--Pointe-au-Pic, L'Ancienne-Lorette, Loretteville, Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Saint-Émile, Val-Bélair, Le Moyne, Plage-Rhéaume, Sainte-Anne-Ouest, Sault-à-la-Puce
Outlook & Prospects for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Capitale-Nationale 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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Capitale-Nationale Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-10-22|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities for the Capitale-Nationale region are expected to be fair for this occupation. Some openings will arise because of the replacement needs associated with the ageing workforce.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 07 - Apr 11, 2014
- S. Huot, a Québec City business that offers design, machining, and installation services of specialized equipment for the mining industry, will be temporarily laying off around 50 people (available in French only)
- The fourth phase of the expansion plan of the ICUPQ research centre (Laval hospital) will begin in May. The works should continue until fall 2015. Upon completion, approximately 100 jobs will be created. (available in French only)
- Some 70 positions are available at Château Frontenac for the summer season. Interviews will be held between April 11 and 17, as well as May 9 and 16
- A Ford dealership will be moving to Les Écureuils boulevard in Donnacona. The $5.1M project will be carried out at the end of May. Approximately 20 jobs will be created. (available in French only)
- Some 60 employees of the cafeteria in the Desjardins-Pollack hall at Université Laval received a mass lay-off notice. The employer, Laliberté gestion de services alimentaires, lost its contract with the University. (available in French only)
- The refiner Valero chose Groupe Desgagnés to transport crude oil on the St. Lawrence River, between Montréal and Lévis. According to Groupe Desgagnés, approximately 100 jobs will be created to transport Valero's crude oil. (available in French only)
- The restaurant Légende par la Tanière will open its doors in May. It will be located on rue St-Paul in Old Québec. Twenty-some jobs will be created. (available in French only)
- The third edition of Rendez-vous de l'emploi de la Jacques-Cartier will take place on April 10th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Centre de la famille Valcartier. The event is for all job seekers and presents job offers of all kinds. (available in French only)
- A new IGA supermarket will open its doors at the end of the month of August in Boischatel. The investment is close to $14.5M and will provide work to more than 200 people. (available in French only)
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