Assistant Farm Manager - Poultry

07 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have ambitious plans for the future, and there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us, as we embark on a journey of growth and continued commitment to offering our customers the very best products and service.

Join us as an Assistant Farm Manager and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role:

Working closely with the Farm Management team, the Assistant Farm Manager will assist with managing, on a day to day basis, this company rearing farm. This role would suit an ambitious individual that is looking to progress within the company.

Reporting into the Farm Manager, the Assistant Farm Manager’s main responsibility is for the wellbeing and performance of the livestock, although this will by definition, extend to the up keep and appearance of the site as a whole.

Other key responsibilities will include:
  • Maintaining optimum environmental conditions to ensure bird welfare and biosecurity practices are maintained.
  • Complete the grading and vaccinating of the birds.
  • Ensuring site maintenance whilst complying with both legislative and Avara Foods standards and maintaining accurate records.
  • Ensuring that high standards of animal welfare, hygiene and husbandry practice are maintained at all times.
  • Covering in the Farm Manager’s absence, supervising staff and third parties whilst on site, ensuring adherence to Health and Safety procedures.

What we are looking for:
  • NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Poultry production or similar Agriculture qualification is desirable but full training will be given.
  • Previous livestock experience, not necessarily poultry but an excellent stock person.
  • Bird Husbandry.
  • Effective communication and people skills are essential.
  • Own transport is essential and live within a commutable distance to the Farm.
  • Ability to carry out manual duties and ability to work with minimal supervision.
What's in it for you?

As a valued member of our Agricultural team you can also look forward to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package.

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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