Slaughter-man - Two vacancies

Do you want to work for a business that rewards hard work?

Harris Meats is looking for up to two Slaughterman to join our team.

We are a family owned business and have been operating for nearly 60 years. Our meat processing factory is based in a rural location, just out of Cheviot. We also have a small butcher's shop in Cheviot township.

Overall responsibilities:-
To carry out a wide range of meat processing duties at Harris Meats’ processing factory, primarily in the abattoir departments.
Specific Responsibilities:- Slaughter Room
•Perform the slaughter, removing organs, skins, cutting diaphragm, splitting into pieces of sheep, beef and pigs
•Framing and quartering
•Hangs and moves product in chiller as required
•Stunning animals, if required.
•Working in the runner & offal rooms, if required
•Assisting with blood collection


Applicants must have:
- An aptitude for working with stock
- Strong attention to detail
- Be a team worker
- Be co-operative and friendly 
- Ability to take direction, follow instructions and raise issues in a timely fashion
- Able to use a wide range of machinery safely
- Have a flexible attitude
- Be able to work at a fast pace but maintain quality at all times
- Computer skills are advantageous to this role. 


This is a full-time, permanent position that requires commitment and dedication. 
If you are motivated, energetic and prepared to go the extra mile then this would be an excellent career opportunity!

The Hurunui area is rich with outdoor activities including hunting and fishing, and Cheviot township offers excellent services including medical centre, area school and fabulous cafes! 

We can assist you relocate, and can find accommodation for you if needed. We also have staff who live in Amberley and make the 40 minute commute up on a car pooling basis.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Cv and cover letter to Nick Tobin 03) 3198761 
(027) 4318761

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