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Hatchery Operative

North Yorkshire
24 Jun 2020
17 Jul 2020
Contract Type:
Job Advert
We are hiring! Due to continued growth, we are recruiting for a Hatchery Operative to join our hatchery based in Dalton, Thirsk.  

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Hatchery Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Normal working hours for a Hatchery Operative are 39.5 hours a week. 
Monday to Friday. 06:00am – 15:00pm. 

Purpose of the role

As a Hatchery Operative, you’ll help assist the day to day running of the hatchery and play a key role in the daily duties which are fundamental to our entire business.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Ensuring chicks are sorted into the required grades and quantities, ready for farm delivery. 
Assisting in the effective movement of eggs from storage to incubating machines. 
Cleaning all equipment after use to the required high standards. 
Safeguarding bio security and following these strict procedures. 
Observing bird welfare, health, and safety on site at all times. 

What we are looking for:
Previous experience within agriculture or poultry would be beneficial but not essential. 
Good communication skills. 
The ability to work well within a team environment. 
A strong work ethic, flexibility and motivation. 

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.
We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. 
As a Hatchery Operative, you can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

£10.08 – £10.98 per hour. 
Lifestyle benefits including cashback, shopping vouchers and discounted days out. 
Generous pension scheme. 

If you are 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. 

Closing date for applications: 17/07/2020