Poultry Farm Worker
Are you passionate to start a career within agriculture? Looking for a role that will offer support tand experience into poultry farming? We have an exciting opportunity for Poultry Farm Worker to join our Oakwood Breeder Farm in Harmnish, Leominster, North Herefordshire. For a 6 month fixed term contract.
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 Poultry Farm Worker and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life.
Working Hours: 7.30am – 4.00pm, Monday – Friday (Friday finish at 3.00pm)
Purpose of the role:
As a Poultry Farm Worker you will work on an egg laying unit working as part of a team to carry out a series of different tasks on a daily basis in accordance with customer specification and task procedures.
Your key responsibilities as a Poultry Farm Worker will include:
•Handling/lifting of shavings and trays to a maximum 25kg
•Working in Poultry houses – including, but not limited to, walking the sheds, laying shavings, handling poultry, feeding, watering and general care of poultry.
•General farm duties – including, but not limited to, grounds maintenance, tractor driving, cleaning of equipment - and relevant paperwork
•Collecting, screening and packing eggs into trays
•To meet housekeeping and hygiene standards individually and as part of a team
•Compliance with bird welfare, bio-security and HSE guidelines
•To carry out instructions as given to you by your Farm Manager/Assistant Farm Manager
•To fully understand the importance of safe working practices and procedures related to all areas of their work and be fully aware of all the required safety equipment needed to perform his/her tasks and how equipment should be used
•Understanding and attainment of both individual and farm targets
•To fully understand and comply with all site and company policies and guidelines
•Co-operate in the continuous improvement of Avara Foods quality, safety and productivity standards
What we are looking for:
•Intermediate level of numeracy and literacy
•Ambitious to improve quality standards on farm
•Team player driven by team success
•Previous experience of working in an agriculture environment or similar position
A little about us:
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.
What’s in it for you?
As a valued member of our agricultural operational team you will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognized and rewarded.
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment 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