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Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Use hands or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
    • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
    • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
    • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
    • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing.
    • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.
    • Prepare ready-to-heat foods by filleting meat or fish or cutting it into bite-sized pieces, preparing and adding vegetables or applying sauces or breading.
    • Clean, trim, slice, and section carcasses for future processing.
    • Prepare sausages, luncheon meats, hot dogs, and other fabricated meat products, using meat trimmings and hamburger meat.
    • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.
    • Obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
    • Produce hamburger meat and meat trimmings.
    • Clean and salt hides.

    Skills

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    • Judgment and Decision Making

      Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    3
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Arm-Hand Steadiness

      The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

    • Control Precision

      The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

    • Near Vision

      The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

    Knowledge

    • Production and Processing

      Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    • Food Production

      Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.

    • Public Safety and Security

      Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 31050/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 14.93/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 1,880
    • Yearly Projected Openings 240

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Realistic: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Attention to Detail
    • Achievement/Effort
    • Integrity
    • Independence
    • Initiative

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