Abbatoir Butcher – Poultry

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

Nkhuni Farms Ltd

Nkhuni Farm is looking for a experienced Butcher (poultry) to work in the abbatoir. The main responsibilities include slaughtering, deboning, trimming, tying grinding and tendering cuts of meats. He shall also oversee packaging, weighing, labeling and storing in the freezers.


  1. Operate Defeathering machine, Sausage Filler, Meat Bandsaw, Mincers etc.
  2. MUST have full knowledge of chicken slughtering process especially.
  3. Arrange cuts of meats and pack them in an attractive manner so that customers will want to purchase them.
  4. Must ensure the meat is weighed, labeled, priced in an efficient manner that helps customs to be satisfied.
  5. Prepare meat into forms ready for cooking using a variety of activities, including boning, cutting, trimming, and grinding to make it easier for customers.
  6. Rotate products to reduce the chances of any meat spoiling to avoid wastage and loss of profits.
  7. Ensure a clean and healthy environment in the abbatoir.
  8. Organize the routine inspection and maintenance of butchery equipment.
  9. Ensure proper records are kept of the stock coming in and leaving the farm.

Minimum Job requirements:

  1. Minimum of 3 years experience as a Butcher is essential with strong knowledge of meat preparation techniques and cuts.
  2. Must have a full grade 12 Certificate, certified by ECZ
  3. Must have experience in slaughtering of chicken till the stage of packaging
  4. Must be willing to stay on a off-grid farm
  5. Knowledge of sausage making is an MUST
  6. Must be NON-ALCOHOLIC
  7. Must be willing to assist in the poultry house during off-peak time.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should indicate the salary expectation in the body of the email. Please DO NOT APPLY if you dont have relevant experience in the Poultry processing industry.

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