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General Hatchery Process Operative

Location:
Hereford
Position:
Agriculture
Date Posted:
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type:
Permanent
Reference:
AG- SHOB-1208
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LEOMINSTER, HR6 9NA
 
Band/Grade: Hourly – £9.28 per hour, plus additional shift premium

Working Hours: 0600hrs - 1600hrs, 4 days a week on a 3 week rotating shift pattern
 
1. Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
2. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
3. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Avara Foods is currently recruiting for a for an General Hatchery Process Operative to work within our Shobdon Hatchery Team.

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Handling and grading of day old chicks.
  • Carry out hygiene duties and general housekeeping of the hatchery, including washing incubators and process equipment.
  • To fully understand and comply with all Hatcheries, bird welfare, bio security and company policies and guidelines.
  • Responsible for reporting chick issues/machinery issues
  • To work closely with the Team Leader.
  • Compliance with HSE guidelines, reporting of hazards and near misses.
  • Keep accurate counts and stock records
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
  • Able to work on own and manage workload independently - essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team - essential.
  • Basic level of numeracy - essential
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines - desirable
  • NVQ level 2 Poultry Passport or equivalent - desirable
  • Manual Handling trained and poultry welfare certificate  - desirable
  • Previous experience in a similar role or process environment - desirable
DUE TO BIRD WELFARE, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU DO NOT POSSESS ANY AVIAN PETS/POULTRY
 
Avara Foods is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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