Skilled Meat Workers – Boners, Slicers, Knifehands & Slaughterers

Skilled Meat Workers – Boners, Slicers, Knifehands & Slaughterers

We are NH Foods Australia. A global company with a global purpose – to deliver the joy of eating.

An Australian base with global reach, we are leading the way with the production of our premium and iconic beef brands. We operate our head office in Sydney, along with three beef processing facilities, positioned in prime cattle regions on the east coast of Australia. We also own and operate Whyalla Beef, one of Australia’s largest, state-of-the-art feedlots located in Southern Queensland.


You’ll be working at Thomas Borthwick & Sons, a beef exporting plant in Bakers Creek, Mackay. Located in Queensland on the Coral Sea Coast, the region is home to some of the most amazing nature experiences in Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. Here you’ll also find shimmering beaches, breath-taking countryside, culture, heritage and local markets. If fishing is your thing, this region has got you covered. You can fish a tropical reef, a rainforest stream, a blue water river, a sandy estuary, or an inland dam. Come for a career but stay for the lifestyle!


We currently have multiple permanent positions on offer.

We are recruiting for employees in a variety of full-time positions for Meat Processing roles.

  • Slaughterers
  • Skilled Knife Hands
  • Boners
  • Slicers


  • Physically fit and strong
  • Previous experience as Slaughterer Knife hand, Boner or Slicer
  • Able to pass skill testing
  • Ability to maintain own tools
  • Ability to pass a Pre-employment medical which included Drug and Alcohol testing
  • Follow all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to integrate into a team with strong work ethic
  • Must have transport
  • Able to work Monday – Friday
  • Q fever testing and vaccination is required, or proof of vaccination are part of our pre-employment criteria

We are an equal opportunity employer and make every effort to select the best qualified individual for the job based on the job-related qualifications and experiences. Some of the information TBS collects via you application form and resume is “personal” information as defined by the Privacy Act. All information provided via your application form and resume is treated as confidential.


Ways we give back to you

Level Up:

We support your development by providing structured training and coaching, support networks and paths for career acceleration.


Our approach to flexible working helps you manage your work-life balance.

Promote from within:

When there’s opportunities for progression, we’ll promote from our team.

Social Events:

We host events so you can connect and unwind, while adding value to your community.


You can choose from a diverse range of employment opportunities.

Employment Assistance Program:

We take your health and happiness seriously, consistently finding new ways to provide an amazing place to work.


Should you join NH Foods Australia? Yes! Help our team bring the joy of eating to millions across the globe.

Why wait? Apply now.

If this is a role that interests you, email: or contact Ellen on 07 4952 8828

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