Pork/ Beef butchers – France (employment contracts)

Euro Staff Solution Pork/ Beef butchers - France (employment contracts)


Your dossier must have the following documents:

  • Filled in online experience form
  • CV + smiling photo + full body photo
  • Driver’s licence (if such document exists)
  • Other relevant documents (diplomas, references etc)

Hourly salary, monthly salary and payment dates


*Payment is made every 4 weeks via bank transfer, into the bank account opened in the employee’s name. Employee may transfer their earnings to an account from their home country.




Position, job title or profession

Pork/ beef butcher, Sacrifice/ evisceration operator, Sausages production operator, Deboning operator for various animals (pork, beef, calf, lamb)

Working legal base

6 months employment contract, can be extended


Various companies looking for staff in the meat processing industry


  • All candidates must take part in the theoretical and practical training which is mandatory in order to begin with through the employment contract.
  • All candidates are instructed according to international standards, in various practical areas from the food industry such as: Health and safety,Risk evaluation, Theory, practice and evaluation in handling goods and livestock, Risks of alcohol consumption and cigarettes, etc.

    Duration of training

    After candidate arrival at the workplace training takes place, 2-5 days, before beginning work. Employees are paid during training.

    Taking part in training

    Training attendance is mandatory

    Accommodation during training

    Training is organized at every work unit before beginning work. During training employee is accommodated at the pre-identified accommodation

    Training fee

    Training is offered free of charge to all employees


    Any EU citizen

    Number of available positions

    - 15-30 Pork deboners/ month
    - 15-30 Pork sacrifice/ Evisceration operator/ month
    - 15-30 Beef deboners/ month
    - 15-30 Beef sacrifice/ Evisceration operator/ month
    - 15-30 Sausage production operators/ month
    - 15-30 Deboning operators for multi kinds of animals (beef/ veal/ pork/ lamb/ month)

    Period of recruitment

    Recruitment is done throughout the year


    Employees may work anywhere in France


    Only men are accepted in this program


    Couples are not accepted in this program


    Between 18-45 years old. Candidates older than 45 years old may be accepted depending on their CV and prior approval from employing companies.


    Good attitude, pleasant personality, hard working, good executor, serious person, in good physical shape

    Marital status

    Both married and single/ divorced candidates may be accepted


    Minimum 2 years previous experience on a similar position. Experience must be recent, from last 3-4 years.


    Owning a diploma or specialization could be an advantage for being selected

    English level

    Not required

    Other foreign languages

    Not required

    Driver’s licence

    Not required


    Employees receive a 10% precarity bonus from their salary. According to French law this is paid at the end of their contract. For example if an employee works for 6 months and his contract is extended by 12 months, at the end of the second contract he receives a 10% bonus from all 18 months of work (18 months x 1.800 gross x 10%).


    Available and paid extra compared to normal hourly rates


    Tips not applicable.

    Salary increases

    Employee has access to a salary raise after 6 months of work

    Cases in which employee’s payment rights can be pursued

    In all salary related cases, the candidate may contact empowered French institutions. Employer may deduct from employee’s salary amount of prejudice, when material damages have been made by employee. If candidate brings considerable material damages, employer has the right to pursue employee in court for recovering full damage.

    Working and resting time

    Usually 35 working hours/ week / Minimum 150 working hours/ month / 5 working days/ week / 2 resting days/ week

    Nature and duration of contract, employment, termination of employment and re-employment conditions

    Employment contract. 6 months contract, for candidates who successfully pass training. Contract can be extended for maximum 18 months.

    Transport ticket (home country – France – home country)

    Transport costs are covered by the candidate. Usually, companies offer airport pick-up (paid by candidate) but there are situations when this option is not available.


    Employer offers accommodation in rooms of 1-2 people, 3-4 people/ apartment. Rent is 200 EUR/ month and is paid by the candidate. Accommodation costs are automatically deducted from salary.


    Candidates must procure and pay for own meals

    Local transport

    Company offers car for local transport, in groups of 4-5 persons. Car expenses (gas, road taxes etc) are paid by employees. Company also offers access to bus schedule and routes

    Social insurance

    Paid by employer from gross earnings

    Health insurance

    Employee has access to health insurance through his contract

    Sick leave

    During contract employee has access to sick leave. If he cannot work due to illness or injuries, he will be paid for off days (if he can bring a note from the hospital).

    Length, procedure and payment rights for vacation

    As employees are temporary work force, according to French law they are not entitled to paid vacation. In exchange, they receive a monthly 10% bonus to their salary.

    Work conditions, protection and security

    The candidate must follow and comply with the internal rules and regulations set by the employer as instructed by him in order to fulfill the subject matter of the employment contract. Working conditions are normal, and occupational safety and security measures are communicated on the first working day by the employer. They work under normal working conditions, using various meat cutting equipment.

    Financial compensation in case of accident, professional illness or death

    In such cases compensations are covered by employee’s individual private medical insurance

    Duties, taxes and contributions due by employees

    The employer pays the Employee the taxes and salaries resulting from the salary, as provided by the applicable law in France. Contributions to social insurance are paid by the employer according to the legislation in force in France. Contributions to social security are deducted from the employee's gross salary and paid by the Employer, ensuring that double taxation or double collection of social security contributions is avoided.

    Other expenses

    Travel costs to France / Minimum 200 EUR pocket money, until first earning



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