Meat Cutter III
U.S. Foodservice - Phoenix, AZ

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Meat Cutter III - 13002284

Basic Purpose -
      Responsibilities include cutting and trimming meat to the given specification. May be required to pack and label meat for distribution. Types of meat will include beef, pork, veal, lamb, poultry and seafood. Candidate must be able to use a multitude of hand tools, band saws, and knives.

      Description -

      Trim and cut sized portions of meat products using either knives or band saws.

      Count and stack on tray portions per customer and company specifications.

      Label portions with supplied numbered product labels – labels provided by Supervision.

      Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned, i.e. cutting room set up.


      Determine the proper eye to weight ratio of product being cut to insure the most desirable looking finished portion.

      Determine the quality of the product being cut and reject any product not suitable for company standards. Notifies QA/Management of any noticeable product deficiencies, decision made with Cutter to either use meat for other customer or other disposition.


      Empowered and expected to voice concern about product quality to Supervision/QA.


      Maximizing cut yield while meeting customer specs (minimizing returns/credits) leads to significant Company savings

      · Must have a Meat Cutting certification and/or 1 or more year of experience.
      Must be able to stand on the job and work in a cold/wet environment.
      Proficiency using knives and band saws, as well as other required hand tools.
      Knowledge of all meats specified in The Meat Buyer’s guide including beef, pork, lamb, veal, and poultry.
      Broad knowledge of seafood portions required with the ability to cut fresh fish.
      High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
      Primary Location : AZ-Phoenix-Phoenix
      Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Job
      Job Function : Meat/Fish Processing
      Job Level : Individual Contributor
      Travel : No

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