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Meat Cutter (Poultry)

Vernon, California

Job Description

Company: Palisades Ranch
Location: US-CA-Vernon
Zip Code: 90058
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


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Palisades Ranch



Use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of poultry. Packages poultry in preparation for storage and shipping.

Utilize sharp knives that must be kept sharp and clean.  May utilize a band saw.


Obtain poultry from cooler and provide adequate supply to workers on conveyor line cutting product. 

Work on conveyor line to prepare poultry according to the customer specifications.

Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws or other equipment to perform poultry cutting and trimming.

Clean, trim, slice and section carcasses for processing and packaging.

Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.

Clean work environment and dispose of inedible materials in proper recycling bins.

Weigh poultry and tag containers for weight and contents.

Operate processing machinery.

Operate packaging vacuum sealer – “Cryovac” system.

Operate poultry packaging machinery and weighing scales.

Obtain poultry from the cooler and distribute along cutting conveyor line.

Manually palletize packaged product and move to cooler/freezer.

Package poultry according to specific cuts and customer orders.

Work in 35-45 degrees environment for entire shift.

Adhere to company safety policies and SOPs.

Report problems with equipment to Supervisor/Lead.

Maintain knowledge and adherence to Safety policies, USDA, HACCP, Sanitation rules and regulations.

Perform all other duties as assigned.




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: 77072