Location
Hereford
Position
Agriculture
Contract Type
Permanent Contract
About the Role:
Want to earn up to an additional £300 in your first 26 weeks of employment? Opportunity to earn £200 for every friend or family member you refer.
 
Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £400 per week.  

What’s in it for you?

£10.00 per hour (paid weekly)
Guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime available
Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts available
Employee benefits include a competitive pension and access to lifestyle and wellbeing resources
Safe and stable working environment 
Training and development opportunities from day one

As one of the UK's largest food businesses, we are playing a critical role in keeping the nation fed. We are continuing to operate and are looking for motivated people to join our team as a Hatchery Operative at our Hatchery in Shobdon, Herefordshire. With ambitious growth plans, we are continually investing in our facilities and our people, with opportunities to develop and build your career with us.

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

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 and then to hatching machines
Cleaning all equipment after use to the required high standards
Safeguarding bio security and following these strict procedures 
Observing bird welfare and health and safety on site at all times

What we are looking for:
Good level of English and basic numeracy skills
The ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively 
Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks
Experience within a production/manufacturing environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

Shifts Available:
08:00-18:00 / 4 shifts between Monday and Saturday 
06:00-16:00 / 4 shifts between Monday and Saturday
17:00-23:00 / 4 shifts between Sunday and Friday (Part Time Hours - £240 per week)
 
A little about us: 
Avara Foods supply chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. 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 7000 people. 

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe:
Daily temperature screening
Social distancing measures – including floor markers and 2m separation where possible
Screens and barriers installed at workstations and canteens
PPE and face coverings required in all shared spaces
Additional facilities and amenities to reduce congestion
Increased cleaning regimes across sites

If you’re ready to work in alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
 
Due to Bird Welfare, it is essential that you do not own any Avian Pets or Poultry. 
 
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. 

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