Hatchery Operative – Tuddenham, Ipswich

JOB TITLE:  Hatchery Operative

REPORTING TO: Hatchery Manager


OVERALL AIM OF THE JOB: To assist in all aspects of running the hatchery smoothly and efficiently


  • To assist in all aspects of hatchery work.
  • To maintain a clean and hygienic work environment.
  • Maintain hygiene and all bio-security systems.
  • Produce all records required relating to tasks you are involved with in order to provide accurate, up-to-date information.
  • To assist in all aspects of hatchery work from egg production to delivery of day-old ducks, ensuring the hatchery operates efficiently and safely.
  • To monitor the health and safety equipment for your use, reporting and requirements to the manager.
  • Liaise regularly with Line Manager and communicate with site staff and colleagues as appropriate to ensure the consistent flow of information.
  • Maintain all aspects of company policy on site (as per the Company Handbook).
  • Responsible for maintaining the health and welfare of the ducks and eggs in your care.
  • To communicate with staff in a positive, professional manner, ensuring they are motivated, informed and working as efficiently as possible.
  • To carry out any other tasks relating to poultry farming as the company may reasonably require.

Job Type:                                Day shift

Hours:                                     39H per week + Overtime when available

Monday to Thursday – 6am to 2:30pm

Friday 6am to 1pm

CURRENT BASIC RATE: £8.75p per hour


Please send you application form or CV to HR hr@gressinghamfoods.co.uk

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