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Meat Butcher


Join the Lorentz Meats Team!

Lorentz Meats is a full-service, special-claims meat processor, seeking to be a national leader in the niche meat industry. We believe in good work by good people making good food. From slaughter to sausage making to specialty packaging, we apply expert skills acquired over five decades. Our customers are dedicated to sustainable agriculture through organic, regenerative or heritage processes. Our mission is to support these farmers and producers with knowledge and experience. We seek employees whose values match ours: service, pride, integrity and leadership.

We are seeking experienced Meat Cutters and Slaughter Floor Butchers to join our team. Breaking down a full carcass to individual portions is an art form, requiring skill and a strong attention to detail. Our team handles up to 100 carcasses a day.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions for Slaughter Floor Butcher:

  • Good knife skills and safe handling
  • Timeliness and punctuality of attendance is mandatory, because of the nature of the line coordination with other employees
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A good attitude towards continuous improvements of food safety systems.
  • The desire and ability to follow general food safety practices (GMP’s, HACCP, SQF system)
  • Awareness to notify supervisor of any issues
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Essential Functions for Meat Cutter/Butcher:

  • 1 plus years experienced meat cutting knife skills
  • Ability to identify different meat cuts
  • The ability to listen and follow directions.
  • Basic knowledge of math, weights, and measures.
  • A good attitude towards continuous improvements of food safety systems.
  • The ability to follow general food safety practices (GMP’s, HACCP, SQF system)
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

The positions include fabrication of:
Cut hanging: round and hind quarter
Cut on table: chuck, clod, rib eye strips, top butt, and tenderloin

Language Skills
· Fluency in English (verbal and written)
· Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) is preferred

M-F, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Saturdays for business needs

Why Lorentz Meats?
· Competitive starting wage
· Performance based pay. The more you learn, the more you earn!
· Family owned company
· Supportive & friendly atmosphere
· Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
· Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, 401K & Roth with company match, life insurance, short term disability, and accident insurance.
· No experience needed, will train on the job

Need More Reasons??
· Work with state-of-the-art equipment on the SLAUGHTER floor!
· Beef and Bison meat discounts
· Clothing allowance for FREE sweatshirt, hat and more!
· Company-provided $100.00 donation to a charity of YOUR choice each year
· COVID sanitizing every 2 hours, with thorough sanitation at the end of each night

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and understand instructions. Possess good eye-hand coordination and dexterity. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, stooping, crouching, twisting, and climbing frequently. The use of hands and arms constantly for pinching, simple gripping, grasping, and push/pull with hands up to 300 pounds on a trolley, operate a vibrating tool frequently. Reach above shoulder occasionally. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move items up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a moving carcass on a rail system.

Service. Pride. Integrity. Leadership.

Position: Meat Butcher
Organization: Lorentz Meats
Location: Cannon Falls,  MN 
United States
Salary: $17.25 - $21.50
Posting Start Date: 11/3/2021
Date Posted: 11/3/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 12/3/2021
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Lorentz Meats
705 Cannon Industrial Blvd.

Cannon Falls,  MN 55009
United States
(507) 757-1151
Lori Anderson