Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers:

Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $26,840.00
Average Time to Fill 51 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 4,985
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 5.44 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Clean fish, animal, or meat carcasses
Cut meat products
Prepare meat products for sale or consumption
Process animal carcasses
Grind meats such as beef, pork, poultry, or fish
Preserve meat, poultry, or fish
Prepare food products by hand through shaping, kneading, or rolling
Store meat, poultry, or fish to protect against decay or contamination
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Move goods in and out of inventory

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Classify materials or products according to specifications
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information
Mark materials or objects for identification
Attach identification information to products, items, or containers

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
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