Top Meat Trimmer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Meat Trimmer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Meat Trimmer resumes they appeared on. For example, 52.7% of Meat Trimmer resumes contained Meat Products as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Meat Trimmer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Meat Trimmer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Meat Products

high Demand
Here's how Meat Products is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Trimmed fat off meat productsSort and packaged need and chicken products
  • Performed quality assurance of meat products, trimming product to specification, prepared packaging and applied appropriate labeling
  • Processed meat products following safety guidelines.
  • Inspect and remove meat products which have defects, have bruises, and/or blemishes as well as trimming any excess fat.
  • Prepare sausages, luncheon meats, hot dogs, and other fabricated meat products, using meat trimmings and hamburger meat.
  • Prepare sausages, luncheon meats, hot dogs, and other fabricated meat products, using meat trimmings and hamburger meat.

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2. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Know and follow established job specific and site wide health and safety procedures and rules.
  • Cut metal heads to desired measurement, loaded and unloaded with crane cleaned and followed all safety procedures
  • Utilize proper safety procedures to prevent contamination of the poultry.
  • Followed proper safety procedures while working inside plant.
  • Practice all safety procedures while on production floor.

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3. Special Cuts

high Demand
Here's how Special Cuts is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Prepared special cuts of meat ordered by customers.
  • Prepare special cuts of meat for customers Maintain a high standard of sanitation Ordering and restocking of meat products

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4. Meat Saws

high Demand
Here's how Meat Saws is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Work with equipment like meat saws, slicers, grinders, wrapping machines, and knives.
  • Cut, sliced and trimmed poultry meat by use of knives, cleavers and meat saws.
  • Used knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws and other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.

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5. Assembly Line

average Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Worked an assembly line trimming meat to prepare it to be packaged and shipped.
  • Worked on assembly line sorting good products from bad products, 8 hours a day, 5 days per week
  • Cut wings, tenders, and breasts off of chicken onto the assembly line for more maintenance and for packaging
  • Tended to assembly lines, performing a few of the many cuts needed to process a carcass.
  • Assemble, wire, inspect, test and package fixtures via an assembly line or workbench process.
  • Load the assembly line with the frame of the chicken only containing the breast of the bird.

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6. Future Processing

average Demand
Here's how Future Processing is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Clean, trim, slice sections of carcasses for future processing and prepare meat forpacking.
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing; clean and section carcasses for future processing.
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing; clean and section carcasses for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced, and sectioned carcasses for future processing; Cut and trimmed poultry to prepare for packing.
  • Clean, trim, slice and section chicken for future processing.

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7. Label Containers

average Demand
Here's how Label Containers is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Mark and label containers, container tags, or products, using marking tools.

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8. Brisket

average Demand
Here's how Brisket is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Spiced ribs, chicken, and brisket.
  • Trimmed beef clod, brisket, and flap meat.
  • Trimmed briskets for barbeque to be shipped to companies.

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9. Tag Containers

average Demand
Here's how Tag Containers is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Contribute to team effort by Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.

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10. Usda

low Demand
Here's how Usda is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Trimmed meat to USDA regulations and specifications Maintained clean and sanitary conditions per company and USDA regulations
  • Packaged and labeled Ready-to-eat meats- Prepared for distribution to stores- Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment per USDA regulations
  • Executed daily operations instructed by USDA for processing of poultry and inspections
  • Work with USDA Inspectors help to inspect and remove damaged birds off the production line.
  • Worked with the Quality Control team and the USDA team to ensure the product was in a clean and sterile environment.
  • Trim contaminated parts and whole carcasses which are obviously unfit for food and dispose poultry that is condemned by USDA Inspector.

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11. Cooking Form

low Demand
Here's how Cooking Form is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef to prepare meat in cooking form.
  • Cut, trim, bone & grind meats such as beef, pork, poultry to prepare meat in cooking form.

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12. Retail USE

low Demand
Here's how Retail USE is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Process parts into cuts that are ready for retail use, obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
  • Process parts into cuts that are ready for retail use, obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Processed parts into pieces ready for retail use.

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13. Wizard Knife

low Demand
Here's how Wizard Knife is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Use wizard knife to cut fat off of pork loin on cut floor.- Pack and case meat according to customer request.
  • Remove the bone out of thigh meat using a wizard knife.
  • Trim chuck roll and work with wizard knife cutting out bones
  • Back strap trimmer and wizard knife operator.
  • Trained to use Wizard Knife.
  • Received extensive training on the proper use of a wizard knife and skinner.

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14. Hand Tools

low Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.
  • Obtain, move, and sort products, materials, containers, and orders, using hand tools.
  • Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.
  • Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
  • Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.
  • Work on assembly line performing one or two steps with hand tools in preparation of processing poultry products.

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15. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Certified OSHA-approved Qualified Line Clearance/Tree Trimmer.
  • Worked on a clean up crew cleaning and sanitizing production equipment and work area to meet OSHA guidelines
  • Practice health and safety regulations according to OSHA and company policies.
  • Trim trees out of power lines according to the line clearance qualification standards set forth by OSHA.
  • Clean and sanitize work area to OSHA standards.
  • Participated in a variety of safety and OSHA approved training.

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16. Processing Plant

low Demand
Here's how Processing Plant is used in Meat Trimmer jobs:
  • Line production in chicken processing plant.
  • Provide assistance when required in other positions throughout the processing plant.

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16 Most Common Skill for a Meat Trimmer

Meat Products52.7%
Safety Procedures10.9%
Special Cuts9.6%
Meat Saws5.2%
Assembly Line4.7%
Future Processing4.2%
Label Containers1.8%
Brisket1.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Meat Trimmer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Meat Products
Meat Products
52.7%
52.7%
2
2
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
10.9%
10.9%
3
3
Special Cuts
Special Cuts
9.6%
9.6%
4
4
Meat Saws
Meat Saws
5.2%
5.2%
5
5
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Future Processing
Future Processing
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Label Containers
Label Containers
1.8%
1.8%
8
8
Brisket
Brisket
1.6%
1.6%
9
9
Tag Containers
Tag Containers
1.6%
1.6%
10
10
Usda
Usda
1.3%
1.3%
11
11
Cooking Form
Cooking Form
1.3%
1.3%
12
12
Retail USE
Retail USE
1.3%
1.3%
13
13
Wizard Knife
Wizard Knife
1.3%
1.3%
14
14
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1%
1%
15
15
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
16
16
Processing Plant
Processing Plant
0.8%
0.8%

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