Abattoir Supervisor

Manage activities of workers on the killing floor of the abattoir.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Abattoir Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in slaughtering, skinning, and dressing cattle, hogs, and sheep on killing floor of abattoir: Directs and trains workers in use of knife, air-knife, saws, and other handtools. Inspects meat for specified color and texture to verify conformity to government regulations. Sets control timer to regulate conveyors according to production schedules. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Abattoir Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Abattoir

    How to become an Abattoir Supervisor

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