General Labourer – Butcher in Training

at Sofina Foods Inc
Location Burlington, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Full Time


Exciting opportunity to learn a new trade!

Sofina Foods is looking for individuals who want to learn how to be a proficient Butcher. We provide an on site Knife Training Program, where you will learn directly from our dedicated Trainers who have decades of industry knowledge. No previous experience required!
We offer a stable career with endless possibilities for growth and increased rates of pay. We will provide you with the opportunities to hone key skills such as: accuracy, speed and critical thinking.

Please come meet our team of almost 1000 employees who are proudly working to put delicious pork products on the table of Canadian families.
Join the Sofina Foods family and start your new career today!

What we have to offer

• After training: $19.15/ hour to $23.00/hour based on skill set
• Training rate: $18.50/ hour
• Start time: 6:00 AM or 6:20 AM, Monday- Friday;
• After training start times: 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM
• Frequent overtime available;
• $1,000 referral bonus for each successful referral;
• Monthly perfect attendance bonus. Up to $2000 extra a year!;
• Full benefits (health, dental and vision) after probation;
• Pension plan;
• Weekly pay!
• On site cafeteria;
• Along a bus route and next to the Appleby GO station;
• Company provided knife sets.

• Cut, skin, trim and prepare various cuts of pork
• Portion meat to Company specifications to control waste
• Utilize knives for trimming and portioning with ease and control
• Remove organs and other parts from hogs
• Cut hogs into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging
• Remove bones from meat

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
• Fast-paced environment
• Work under pressure
• Handling heavy loads
• Physically demanding - up to 20 kgs lift
• Attention to detail
• Hand-eye co-ordination
• Standing for extended periods
• Production deadlines
• Cold/refrigerated or warm/humid environment
• English language proficiency

Sofina Foods Inc. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ( AODA ). Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.

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