Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers

Code: 51-3022.00

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

JobTitles : Meat Cutter, Trimmer, Deboner, Wing Scorer, Breast Trimmer

  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Clean, trim, slice, and section carcasses for future processing.
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing.
  • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.
  • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
  • Produce hamburger meat and meat trimmings.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
  • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.