Meat Trimmer

Meat Trimmer


Job Position: Meat Trimmer

Company: Sysco

Expected salary: $23 per hour

Location: Vancouver, BC

Meat Trimmer Job Details:


Meat Trimmer
Reports To
Production Supervisor/Manager
Buckhead Vancouver
Permanent, Full-time, Hourly
Closing Date
February 17, 2024
Hourly Rate
$23 per hour
Company Overview
Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest of foods and ideas to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.
With over 57,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion USD. Sysco has 27 Specialty Meat and Seafood operating companies across Canada and United States that focus on meat and seafood production and distribution.
Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations.
Sysco is more than just a place to work. Our passion for food and our customers has made us the industry leader. To remain on top, we will continue to think bigger, work harder and never give up. Are you ready to drive success?
For more information, visit or follow us @SyscoCanada at ; or
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The purpose of this job is to provide cutting and fabrication of proteins, while maintaining high attention to detail and adhering to yield standards.
Role Responsibilities:

  • Works with meat cutters to fabricate whole muscle meats for further processing and portion cutting
  • Portion controls fresh meats into steaks etc. as needed while attaining yield standards and other product specification
  • Use and care of knives, hooks, steel, equipment
  • Meet customer demands and stock orders – recognition and trimming of items without excess trim loss
  • Comply with all safety rules and adherence to all Company Health and Safety policies, OHSA.
  • Assist as directed in start-up operations
  • Cleaning – complete as directed proper cleaning and sanitizing of miscellaneous parts, equipment prior to and end of shift shut down
  • Ensure that any equipment being used is safe to operate at all times
  • Comply with all Food Safety and HACCP regulations
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements (About you):

  • Able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily
  • 1+ year work-related experience (meat cutting, production)
  • Completion of High School, Post-Secondary an asset
  • Trained in WHMIS, Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP
  • Fluent in oral and written English communication preferred
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment with superior attention to safe work methods
  • Physically able to lift (50 to 70 + lbs.), stand, walk, bend, twist, stoop, squat, repetitively for the duration of the shift
  • Able to work in cold, wet environments, be exposed to dust, odors and raw meat including pork, poultry and seafood
  • Communication and Language – required to communicate using courtesy, tact, discretion, and persuasion, where appropriate. Good handwriting, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer Focus – Can make customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
  • Judgment – Ability to use sound judgment when making decisions
  • Problem Solving – Can identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Stress Management – Ability to work well under pressure
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Adaptability – Can maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or environment. Able to adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Time Management – Uses time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Health and Safety – Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations as well as Company health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Food Safety/Security – Works in compliance with all applicable Food Safety policies and procedures as set out by the Company and relevant legislation including HACCP regulations.

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.
External candidates submit cover letter & resume via
Our Purpose:
Connecting the world to share food and care for one another
Our Mission:
Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products and solutions
Our Identity:
Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain
Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco colleagues enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Voluntary Optional Insurance • Parental Leave Plan • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP & TFSA • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Maple Virtual Care • Unlimited on-line learning • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Associate Resource Groups
(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)

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