Madison - Meat Cutter

Job Description


The Meat Cutter position will:

  • portion cut, slice and package meats to specific sizes and weights according to work order specifications and customer preferences;
  • clean and sanitize tools ensuring all safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and quality standards are met;
  • maintain the efficient flow of product through the production process.
  • function as a team member within the department and organization, as required;
  • perform any duty assigned to best serve the company.
  • Operate meat-processing equipment.

Specific Duties May Include

  • Review work schedule, perform safety check on equipment, obtain supplies required to perform the work and prepare for operations; At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork;
  • Check cutting list and obtain stock from coolers, open cases and place trash in proper receptacle. Mixes, tenderizes, weighs and packages meat products;
  • Cut various size portions of raw meat (Beef / Pork / Lamb) by hand with knives using proper cutting techniques.
  • Clean and sanitize knives and tools, maintain and abide by USDA regulations and standards as required;
  • Cut portions of meat using band saw or slicer, check weights and place cut meat portions into proper tubs;
  • Remove totes and tubs of scrap and place in pick-up area;
  • Utilizes hand tools and power equipment to fabricate meat portion control cuts to specifications;
  • Perform general housekeeping duties, clean packaging work area and equipment, maintain and abide safety and quality regulations and standards as required;
  • Monitors quality control and sanitation.


Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent
6-12 months meat cutting experience
Ability to work in cold, wet and damp work environment
Ability to lift/push/pull/carry 20-60 lbs. on a routine basis
Pass a drug screen and background check
working in refrigerated environment (30-40 degrees)
working around power equipment and sharp knives
must be 18 years of age
maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A guidelines

Preferred Qualifications

1-2 years meat cutting experience
Food service distribution and/or manufacturing industry experience

EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.