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Slaughterer

Handle, slaughter and process livestock, operate processing equipment and despatch products.

Alternative Titles

  • Boner and Slicer
  • Abattoir Worker
  • Renderer

Tasks

  • Handle livestock before they enter the abattoir
  • Slaughter animals
  • Prepare carcasses by removing hide and internal organs
  • Handle and process carcasses
  • Bone and slice carcasses to prepare meat cuts for sale and further processing
  • Process hides and pelts
  • Process by-products

Personal Requirements

  • observational skills
  • enjoy practical work
  • physically fit
  • good hand-eye coordination
  • ability to work alone or as part of a team