Assistant Breeder Farm Manager

Location Badwell Ash, Bury St Edmunds
Hours 39 hours per week + overtime

Reporting to Breeder Site Manager, to produce ducks of the best quality as efficiently as possible, whilst ensuring all staff adhere to H&S practices.


Support the Breeder Site Manager in:

  • the day-to-day running of the site.
  • achieving target levels of production (mortalities, rejects, live weights, etc) as efficiently as possible.
  • in carrying out a full vaccination programme of all the flocks in rear.
  • monitoring and ordering feed as required, through the farms office.
  • producing all records required relating to the site in order to provide accurate, up-to-date information.
  • monitoring and reporting any required repairs to buildings and machinery to the appropriate people, ensuring the site operates efficiently and safely.
  • identifying and delivering training required for any site staff.
  • liaising regularly with Breeder Site Manager, and communicate with site staff and colleagues as appropriate, regarding successes and problems to ensure the consistent flow of information.
  • carrying out evening checks of the site, and be on call for the environmental alarm, when required.
  • monitoring stock control of farm supplies, and raise purchase orders for supplies required, through the farms office.
  • maintaining all aspects of company policy on site (as per the Company Handbook)
  • ensuring responsiblility for maintaining the health and welfare of the ducks on site.
  • managing staff in a positive, professional manner, ensuring they are motivated, informed and working as efficiently as possible.
  • carrying out any other tasks relating to poultry farming as the company may reasonably require.
  • to work alongside the Breeder Site Manager and the team to ensure all tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

Previous poultry experience is essential in this role.

Pay rate £9.23 dependent on experience.

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