Position, job title or profession
Pork/ beef butcher, Sacrifice/ evisceration operator, Sausages production operator, Deboning operator for various animals (pork, beef, calf, lamb)
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.
After candidate arrival at the workplace training takes place, 2-5 days, before beginning work. Employees are paid during 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 is offered free of charge to all employees
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)
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Paid by employer from gross earnings
Employee has access to health insurance through his contract
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.
Travel costs to France / Minimum 200 EUR pocket money, until first earning