Meat Packer

Meat Packers weigh, wrap, seal and label meat and meat products.
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    Overview

    Meat Packers weigh, wrap, seal and label meat and meat products.

    Day-to-day

    • obtains supplies of products and assembles bags, package folders and cartons
    • packs containers and bags with products, and counts, weighs and measures amounts and adjusts quantities
    • wraps protective material around products, seals bags and containers, and attaches pre-printed labels
    • counts and places bags and packages onto trays and racks, and into shipping cartons
    • records information such as numbers, weight, times and dates
    • monitors the filling of containers and adjusts machines to maintain volume and seal quality
    • monitors the supply and quality of containers and contents of holding tanks
    • checks the cleanliness and operation of machines, equipment and containers.

    To become a Meat Packer

    • You can work as a Meat Packer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

    Skills employers are looking for

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