Main Content
Not available
Moderate

Overview

Meat Boner and Slicers trim and cut meat from bones, sides, and carcasses.

Day-to-day

  • operates switching controls to direct and drop carcasses and meat cuts from supply rails to boning tables
  • cuts meat to separate meat, fat and tissue from around bones
  • washes, scrapes and trims foreign material and blood from meat
  • cuts sides and quarters of meat into standard meat cuts, such as rumps, flanks and shoulders, and removes internal fat, blood clots, bruises and other matter to prepare them for packing and marketing.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become a Meat Boner and Slicer

Skills employers are looking for

  • Food Safety

  • Communication Skills

  • Heavy Lifting

  • Research

  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

  • Forklift Operation

Careers to explore