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Dallas, Texas

Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat of Dallas
Location: US-TX-Dallas
Zip Code: 75237
Minimum Level of Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0




Job Summary: The purpose of a trimmer is to assist in cleaning, trimming and slicing meat before going into a machine cutting process.   


Job Functions:

  • Clean, trim, slice, section and weigh meats.
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing.
  • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
  • Use knives, to perform meat cutting and trimming. Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned.
  • Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
  • Required to follow all GMP’s and Safety Regulation.
  • Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
  • Cut pieces accurate weight.
  • Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
  • Properly and accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.
  • Ensure that all the product specification are being met according to guidelines.
  • Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A guidelines.
  • Assemble and tear down any equipment in work areas at the beginning and/or end of shift.
  • Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness.
  • Responsible for working until relieved by supervisor/ manager. This may require working longer than schedule work hours.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for Food Safety (temperature, HACCP. sanitation, sanitary conditions, foreign object control and allergens).
  • Responsible for Food Quality (specifications, grade, portion size, trim levels, texture, color and age).


  • Prior experience with portion cutting (meat, vegetables, etc.)
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.

Skills Needed:

  • Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
  • Commitment to work until job is completed.
  • Interacts well with others.  Good team player.
  • Must be flexible to changing procedures/ priorities.
  • Must be able to tolerate cold conditions.
  • Must be quick and agile.
  • Strong logical reasoning skills
  • Strong understanding of safe work practices.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Detail oriented.


Physical Demands and Working Environment:

-     Ability to work in 30 degree temperature for long period of times

-     Ability to stand long period of times.

-     Ability to lift up to 60 lb. boxes.

-     Bending and twisting when loading conveyor and/or packaging equipment.

-     Ability to turn at the waist and place boxes on conveyor.

-     Ability to read specification sheets that come down the line for different orders.


Standing, stooping and climbing are regular activities for this employee.  Employee must have the ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities. The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary. 


This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas of 30 degrees.  These areas are cold and wet, and exposure to moving machinery and sharp objects are a regular occurrence.  This is a high noise area. Must pass company drug test and background.





Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 71106