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Evisceration processors remove the internal organs from carcasses during meat processing.
What responsibilities will I have?
- Wash out carcasses in the wash cabinet, as well as by hand
- Cut and salvage assigned components of the animal
- Responsible for keeping work area as clean as possible throughout the shift
- Frequently rotates positions within the Salvage Line with other co-workers
- Inspect carcasses for quality
- Receive all carcasses that were culled during processing
- Keep processing line shackles full at all times
- In poultry: remove lingering feathers
- Work directly with the USDA inspector
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma is required to be an evisceration processor.
To pursue a career as an Evisceration Processor:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, mathematics, English, foreign language, biology and chemistry.
Where can I work?
Evisceration processors work in meat processing plants.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a eviscerator processor will be good over the next five years.
Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations
- Poultry Science Association
- World’s Poultry Science Association
- National Meat Association
- Association of Meat Inspectors
- State level associations and federations