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Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers  (NOC 9462)
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

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.

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
  • 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.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bishop's Falls, Bonavista, Botwood, Catalina, Clarenville-Shoal Harbour, Gambo, Gander, Gillesport, Grand Falls-Windsor, Hare Bay, La Scie, Lewisporte, Musgrave Harbour, New-Wes-Valley, Port Union, Springdale

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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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Table on the employment potential for Industrial Butchers and Meat Cutters, Poultry Preparers and Related Workers in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Newfoundland and Labrador.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014 Week of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014 Week of Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2014 Week of Jul 21 - Jul 25, 2014
Please consult the Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.