Winkler Meats Ltd.

Winkler Meats Ltd.

Harvest and Cut Floor Labour

Date: August 8, 2022

Position: Harvest and Cut Floor Labour                               

Purpose: Able to Harvest animals and prepare them for the process of removing the bones and/or able to cut, trim and prepare carcasses for packing and marketing

Position Available: Immediate

Full time-Monday-Friday. Hours may vary


Harvest Floor:

  • Unload the trailer of the animals coming into the plant for slaughter
  • Count and record the numbers of animals
  • Stun animal prior to slaughter
  • Sever jugular veins to drain blood and facilitate slaughtering
  • Shackle hind legs of animals to raise them for slaughtering
  • Wash carcasses in preparation
  • Skin whole animals and cut the animal in half
  • Cut, trim and sort the internal organs of slaughtered animals to separate edible portions from offal
  • Weigh carcasses to be moved in to the cooler
  • Clean and sanitize the kill floor
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Follow Food Safety Requirements
  • Follow Health/Safety Requirements

Cut Floor:

  • Saw, split or scribe carcasses into smaller portions to facilitate handling
  • Pull, twist and remove bones and cut meat into standard cuts in preparation for marketing
  • Cut bones from standard cuts of meat, such as chuck, hams, loin, plated, round and shanks to prepare meat for packing and marketing using a knife and meat hook. Insert the knife in the meat around the bones to separate meat, fat, tissue and defects
  • Knowledge of the different cuts of meat
  • Tend assembly line, performing a few of the many cuts needed to process a carcass
  • Sort, vacuum pack, weigh, box and label the carcass cuts for shipping department
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Follow Food Safety Requirements
  • Follow Health/Safety Requirements


  • Knife handling skills
  • Able to move and handle carcasses of various weights on a daily basis
  • Able to multi task
  • Communication skills-have good spoken/written English
  • Able to work independently
  • An awareness of hygiene, health and safety issues
  • Good physical health


  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Knowledge of the different cuts
  • Accuracy rate
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work safely

Working Conditions:

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Repetitive motion
  • Cold and sanitary environment
  • Slippery conditions
  • Able to wear the required clothing and equipment for the area worked

Winkler Meats is willing to train the right candidate.

Benefit package available after 3 months.


Please send resume or hand in applications to:

Winkler Meats Ltd.

270 George Ave.

Winkler MB

R6W 3M4                     


*Or pick up an application at Winkler Meats

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