LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
A leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors, have an exciting opportunity for a production operative to work within a small team at their Hatchery in Quainton, Buckinghamshire.
This is a varied hands on role responsible for:
- 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, to hatching machines - Liaising with delivery Drivers, Hatchery Managers, Engineers and other Operatives to help the factory run smoothly - Ensuring that all equipment is cleaned after use to the required high standards, as Bio-Security is of utmost importance - Ensuring that processes are completed safely and efficiently -
The hours of work for this role are Monday to Friday, 41 hours per week, including 4 hours overtime.
The starting rate of pay is £8.70 per hour with an opportunity to progress under our Pay for Skills scheme.
This is a physically demanding role and involves lifting chick boxes of up to 15kgs.
Successful candidates will be flexible and hardworking, with lots of enthusiasm and a positive attitude to team work. Previous experience within a poultry environment is desirable, however full training will be provided. Previous production / factory experience is also desirable as the work is similar.
This Company is committed to making sure their employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment.
You will be offered comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
- Discounted Private Healthcare - Life Assurance Scheme - Generous Pension Scheme - Within 3 months of commencement will be auto enrolled on statutory contribution. Can join earlier on statutory contribution by request. After 4 years' service employer will match contribution up to 5%. - Cycle to Work scheme
A leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. They 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 3,500 people.
The growth of their business over the past 50 years is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to their customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in their commitment to high quality and food standards.
If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV to the email address on this job board now!