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NOC 9462 Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers

Example Titles
Air knife meat cutter – meat packing plant
Animal eviscerator – meat packing plant
Animal skinner – meat packing plant
Animal sticker – meat packing plant
Animal stunner
Beef boner
Beef boner – meat packing plant
Beef cooler worker – meat packing plant
Beef sticker – meat packing plant
Beef trimmer – meat packing plant
Beef-pluck trimmer
Benchman/woman – meat packing plant
Brisket cutter – meat packing plant
Calf skinner – meat packing plant
Carcass splitter – meat packing plant
Chicken plucker
Chuck cap puller – meat packing plant
Cutter – meat packing plant
Dehairing machine dropper – meat packing plant
Enzyme injector – food and beverage processing
Ham cutter
Ham sawyer – meat packing plant
Head boner – meat packing plant
Hog killer
Industrial butcher
Industrial meat chopper
Industrial meat cutter
Livestock killer
Meat boner
Meat chopper – meat packing plant
Meat cutter – meat packing plant
Meat dresser – meat packing plant
Meat portion cutter – meat packing plant
Meat roll tier – food and beverage processing
Meat sawyer – meat packing plant
Meat tenderizer – food and beverage processing
Meat trimmer
Meat trimmer – meat packing plant
Poultry boner
Poultry butcher – meat packing plant
Poultry dresser
Poultry eviscerator
Poultry hanger
Poultry plucker
Poultry plucker tender
Poultry preparer
Poultry slaughterer – food and beverage processing
Poultry worker – meat packing plant
Ritual slaughterer – meat packing plant
Shackle hoist operator – meat packing plant
Sheep sticker
Shohet – meat packing plant
Slaughterer
Slaughterer – meat packing plant
Slaughterhouse butcher
Trimmer – meat packing plant

Lead statement
Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers prepare meat and poultry for further processing or for packaging for wholesale distribution. They are employed in meat and poultry slaughtering, processing and packing establishments.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

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
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
Cut meat and poultry into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use
Remove skin, excess fat, bruises or other blemishes from carcasses or meat portions.

Poultry preparers

Slaughter poultry and remove inedible parts
Remove feathers and singe and wash poultry to prepare for further processing or packaging.

Source: Canada website