Top Poultry Processor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Poultry Processor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Poultry Processor resumes they appeared on. For example, 27.5% of Poultry Processor resumes contained Meat Products as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Poultry Processor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Meat Products

high Demand
Here's how Meat Products is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Inspect meat products of defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
  • Prepare other fabricated meat products and clean and salt hides.
  • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes.
  • Processed meat products following safety guidelines.
  • Preformed visual inspections of meat products
  • Inspected meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and removed them along with any excess fat.

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2. Assembly Line

high Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Worked on an assembly line, mostly grading the product and putting the products on the line.
  • Cut chicken wings off assembly line and whatever help the plant needed to complete task at hand.
  • Lift the tubs of thighs and placed them on the assembly line to be processed.
  • Hang product off assembly line on to food mate at a pace.
  • Functioned as a poultry processor of a food production assembly line.
  • Packaged poultry as it came from the assembly line.
  • Clean contaminated product places it back on assembly line.
  • Expedited the flow of poultry on the assembly line.
  • Cut wing off of chickens on an assembly line.
  • Processed chicken on an assembly line.
  • Cut poultry on an assembly line
  • Worked along an assembly line.
  • Cut n deboned poultry on assembly line using various tools such as scissors n knives.
  • Processed poultry on an assembly line; deboned thighs and cut wings.
  • Cut chicken wings on assembly line - Separated good meat from bad meat
  • Seperated chicken parts on assembly line for further processing.
  • Deboned poultry products on an assembly line.
  • worked on an assembly line cutting, trimming and processing poultry,Keeping work area clean and maintain a percentage assigned.
  • Weighed/Processed poultry products Worked on assembly line Print labels Operated computer system Debone poultry products
  • work an assembly line i first cut hang birds,make boxes,carried boxes,and sanitations.

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3. Debone

high Demand
Here's how Debone is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Train New Employees for Poultry Debone Line.
  • Deboned the chicken, Cleaned Machinery.
  • Breast cutter;Debone poultry products.
  • Used a knife and scissors to cut up and debone chicken as they moves down the line in front of me.
  • Deboned chicken, worked on production, handled sharp supplies,etc
  • deboned, rehung, boxed chickens
  • Processed Poultry Deboned Poultry Packaged Poultry

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4. Ensure Safety

high Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Monitored machine/ line operations to ensure safety and quality.
  • Performed various types of housekeeping to ensure safety and meet USDA regulations.

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5. Future Processing

high Demand
Here's how Future Processing is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Eviscerated, sliced, trimmed, and sectioned animal remnants for future processing.
  • Clean, trim, slice, and sectioncarcasses for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced, and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Pulled out tenderloin for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced, and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Clean, trim, slice and section chicken for future processing.

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6. Meat Saws

high Demand
Here's how Meat Saws is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cut, sliced and trimmed poultry meat by use of knives, cleavers and meat saws.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.

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7. Processing Poultry Products

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Here's how Processing Poultry Products is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Work as a team on an assembly line processing poultry products

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8. Retail USE

high Demand
Here's how Retail USE is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Processed parts into pieces ready for retail use.
  • Processed 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.
  • 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.

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9. Tag Containers

high Demand
Here's how Tag Containers is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Weighed 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. Label Containers

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

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11. Usda

high Demand
Here's how Usda is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Worked on production line, re-hanging chicken for USDA inspections.
  • Worked closely with USDA FSIS personnel to address regulatory concerns.
  • Ensured compliance of safety regulation from USDA.
  • Monitored products and ensured USDA codes were maintain throughout process.
  • Packaged and labeled Ready-to-eat meats- Prepared for distribution to stores- Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment per USDA regulations
  • Adhere to strict safety and quality guidelines established by the USDA.

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12. Breast Meat

average Demand
Here's how Breast Meat is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Breast: Pull off the breast meat and check for bones.
  • Cut n clean breast meat.
  • Deboned breast meat; pulled the bones out as required.
  • Used a knife to properly cut breast meat .
  • Remove bones from breast meat if any .
  • Place breast meat on moving belt line .
  • Pack and label boxes for breast meat .
  • Inspect breast meat for any bones .
  • Lay the butterflied breast meat on the line Make sure the chicken is lined up right Pick out good nuggets and filets
  • inspect and place boneless breast meat on styroform trays ( 50 pieces a minute ) for distribution

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13. Hand Tools

average Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Instructed for the use of several hand tools and knives to perform cutting and trimming of poultry.
  • Cut and trimmed meat to size, using hand tools.
  • Cut and trim chicken using different hand tools, such as knives, scissors, and etc.
  • Use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and hanging of poultry.
  • 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.

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14. Meat Trimmings

average Demand
Here's how Meat Trimmings is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Prepare chicken wings, whole chicken, leg quarters, chicken tenders, and other fabricated meat products using meat trimmings.
  • Prepared sausages and other fabricated meat products using meat trimmings.
  • Produce hamburger meat and meat trimmings.
  • Produce chicken and meat trimmings.
  • Prepare sausages, luncheon meats, hot dogs, and other fabricated meat products, using meat trimmings and hamburger meat.

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15. Band Saws

average Demand
Here's how Band Saws is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.

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16. Different Parts

average Demand
Here's how Different Parts is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Cut different parts of a whole birds
  • Process different parts of the chicken, cleaned all the products and machines, package, label, stock.
  • Cut different parts of the chicken up.
  • Deboned different parts of the chicken by techniques of cutting, rolling, pulling and trimming.
  • Cut a chicken into different parts while working on a assembly line.

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17. Whole Birds

average Demand
Here's how Whole Birds is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Hang whole birds to be processed to lev quarters.
  • Worked on a production line assembling whole birds Packaged meat in boxes for shipment Inspected meat for defects

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18. Product Quality

average Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Recommend and executed quality improvements for production and product quality of de-boned breast tenderloins by ensuring inspection before product packaging.

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19. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Cut and processed poultry products for shipment by way of fully automated conveyer belts in accordance with USDA andOSHA regulations.
  • Clean and sanitize work area to OSHA standards.
  • Followed all safety regulations as well as OSHA compliance
  • Followed OSHA guidelines for safety at all times.
  • Practiced OSHA laws and regulations.
  • Worked on a clean up crew cleaning and sanitizing production equipment and work area to meet OSHA guidelines

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20. PPE

average Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Shipped products according to different departments
  • Make sure that all areas are kept clean ensuring that warehouse associates are operating equipment using proper operation procedures and PPE.
  • Process poultry with knives and sharp machinery, pack and freeze poultry to be shipped.
  • Separated and washed liver, heart and viscera and dropped them into trays.
  • Stacked pallets of merchandise to be wrapped and put on truck.
  • Packed, weigh and prepared product being shipped to final destination.
  • Clipped tenders and tender score which is cutting tenders.
  • Packed frozen chicken to be shipped according to orders.
  • Pulled, clipped, and cut chicken tenders...
  • Assembled boxes for the products to be shipped.
  • Wrapped, dressed and weighed poultry for shipping.
  • Printed labels for orders to be shipped.
  • Wrapped and weighed meat for orders.
  • Tender Clipper: clip the vein off the top of the tender meat.
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  • Cut, debone and process poultry products to be packaged and shipped.
  • stacked boxes of chicken tenders to be shipped off.
  • Clipped veins off the chicken tenders Pulled chicken tenders off the bone Remove bones from the chicken breast
  • Stack off line Rehanging whole birds Weighing out orders to be shipped Reliving associates for break

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21. Ready-To-Heat Foods

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Here's how Ready-To-Heat Foods is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Prepare ready-to-heat foods by filleting meat cutting it into bite-sized pieces, preparingand applying sauces or breading.

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22. Safe Environment

average Demand
Here's how Safe Environment is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Work as safety co chairman to make working in a safe environment the number one gold
  • Maintained equipment, paper work and safe environment Performed Quality Control work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment.

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23. Processing Line

low Demand
Here's how Processing Line is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Collected high-quality cuts of poultry from the poultry processing line for packaging.
  • Worked on the processing line.
  • pull chicken tenders on processing line.
  • Worked on poultry processing linetrimmed fat from chickencut into pieces

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24. RAN

low Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Translated Technical Manuals on Procedures and Regulations.
  • Complete paperwork on transfer of material.
  • Aided in deboning process for ready-to-cook poultry Stacked products to be ready for transportation
  • Arranged and placed meat cuts in display counter, so they will appear attractive and catch the shopper's eye.
  • Record keeping, facility check procedures, and quality assurance is a major part of my operations as well.
  • Worked with a co-worker and independently processing game, serving and assisting customers, and handling business transactions.

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25. Haccp

low Demand
Here's how Haccp is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Revised multiple HACCP plans to meet regulatory compliance.
  • Expressed interest in attending processing school, sausage making classes, and HACCP certifications for SQF practices.
  • Prepare HACCP analysis report and report the areas not meeting quality standards.
  • Followed all rules and regulations of HACCP.
  • Followed regulatory processes and procedures as it relates to HACCP.
  • Followed all rules and regulations of HACCP.

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26. Safety Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Poultry Processor 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.
  • 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.
  • Practiced health and safety procedures.

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27. Company Policies

low Demand
Here's how Company Policies is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Processed chicken sections to proper departments Maintained thorough knowledge of company policies
  • Supervised, trained and developed team members in accordance with company policies and procedures.

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28. Company Goals

low Demand
Here's how Company Goals is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.

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29. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards.
  • Prepared, portioned, and displayed meat according to recipes and quality standards, and utilized knives to slice meat.
  • Adhered to company quality standards to provide satisfactory product to the public.
  • Separated defective product from acceptable product according to quality standards.
  • Ensured finished product met quality standards.
  • Examined products to verify they met quality standards.

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30. Processing Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Processing Equipment is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Operated poultry processing equipment/machinery in an assembly line, maintain safety of others, and maintains quality of product
  • Load materials and products into package processing equipment.
  • Started up and shut down processing equipment.

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31. Exact Cuts

low Demand
Here's how Exact Cuts is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Processed meat and poultry into exact cuts for institutional and commercial sales.
  • Process poultry into exact cuts for institutional and commercial use Organized and checked in poultry deliveries Unloaded stock
  • Processed meat into exact cuts for ins tu onal and commercial use.

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32. Tyson

low Demand
Here's how Tyson is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Prepared poultry to process for Tyson Chicken and other duties as assigned

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33. Cone Line

low Demand
Here's how Cone Line is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Cut Chickens, Load Chickens On Cone, Cone Line Operator, Floor Man, Stack Off Operator
  • Cone line cutting up chicken into parts and distribute to different departments all over the plant.
  • Worked as a shoulder cutter on the cone line.
  • Cut chicken parts on cone line.
  • Shoulder cutter one the cone line deboning chicken to processed working off production cutting so many birds a min.

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34. Maximum Yield

low Demand
Here's how Maximum Yield is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Processed a variety of meat products to achieve maximum yield.

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35. Breast Skin

low Demand
Here's how Breast Skin is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Slit breast skin, removed crop and placed crop on conveyor.

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36. Multiple Steps

low Demand
Here's how Multiple Steps is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Worked along assembly lines performing multiple steps in preparation of processing poultry products.

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37. Remove Parts

low Demand
Here's how Remove Parts is used in Poultry Processor jobs:
  • Remove parts, such as skin and feathers, from chicken.
  • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.
  • Remove parts, such as skin and feathers from carcass.
  • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.
  • Remove parts such as skin, feathers, scales, or bones from carcass.AccomplishmentsI learn new things dealing with meat.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Poultry Processor

Meat Products29.9%
Assembly Line11.4%
Debone6.8%
Ensure Safety6.2%
Future Processing6.1%
Meat Saws5.7%
Processing Poultry Products4.2%
Retail USE4.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Poultry Processor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Meat Products
Meat Products
27.5%
27.5%
2
2
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
10.5%
10.5%
3
3
Debone
Debone
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
5.7%
5.7%
5
5
Future Processing
Future Processing
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Meat Saws
Meat Saws
5.2%
5.2%
7
7
Processing Poultry Products
Processing Poultry Products
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Retail USE
Retail USE
3.7%
3.7%
9
9
Tag Containers
Tag Containers
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Label Containers
Label Containers
3.2%
3.2%
11
11
Usda
Usda
3.2%
3.2%
12
12
Breast Meat
Breast Meat
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Meat Trimmings
Meat Trimmings
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Band Saws
Band Saws
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Different Parts
Different Parts
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Whole Birds
Whole Birds
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
20
20
PPE
PPE
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Ready-To-Heat Foods
Ready-To-Heat Foods
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Processing Line
Processing Line
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
RAN
RAN
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Haccp
Haccp
0.4%
0.4%
26
26
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.4%
0.4%
27
27
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.4%
0.4%
28
28
Company Goals
Company Goals
0.4%
0.4%
29
29
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Processing Equipment
Processing Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Exact Cuts
Exact Cuts
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Tyson
Tyson
0.3%
0.3%
33
33
Cone Line
Cone Line
0.3%
0.3%
34
34
Maximum Yield
Maximum Yield
0.3%
0.3%
35
35
Breast Skin
Breast Skin
0.3%
0.3%
36
36
Multiple Steps
Multiple Steps
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Remove Parts
Remove Parts
0.3%
0.3%

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