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Commercial Site Farm Worker – Ickburgh Area

Job Title: Commercial Site Farm Worker

Reporting to: Site Manager

Overall aim of the Job: To produce ducks of the best quality as efficiently as possible.

Key tasks within the job:

  • To maintain and improve the high welfare standards as possible.
  • To assist with achieving target levels of mortality as efficiently as possible.
  • To work to a high health and safety standard.
  • Update all records required in order to provide accurate, up-to-date information for the site manager
  • To look after the poultry daily need for feed, water, straw, ventilation and movement.
  • Identify and communicate to the site manager any problems with birds or equipment.
  • Liaise regularly with site manager, and communicate with site staff and colleagues as appropriate, regarding successes and problems to ensure consistent flow of information.
  • Carry out evening checks of site, when required.
  • To maintain and improve where possible the hygiene standards.
  • To assist with all general farm duties, e.g. duck catching, muck removal, pressure washing.
  • Monitor stock control of farm supplies, and report shortages to the site manager.
  • Maintain all aspects or company policy on site (as per Company Handbook).
  • Responsible for maintaining the health and welfare of the poultry on site.
  • To work with staff in a positive manner, ensuring the team is working as safely and efficiently as possible.
  • To carry out any other tasks relating to poultry farming as the company may reasonably require.

Benefits:

  • Reduced cost staff shop
  • Opportunities to further train and develop further (career progression)
  • Private counselling support services
  • Auto enrolment Pension available
  • Staff and family events
  • Monthly Employee Draw
  • Long Service Awards

Job Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 39 Hours per week

Working Times: Monday to Thursday 07:30am to 04:00pm, Friday 3pm finish, either a Saturday and Sunday morning and occasionally back for PM checks on these days.

Pay Rate: £11.00 per hour & £14.66 at weekends.

Own transport is essential due to the remote location.

Interested:

Please contact the HR department by email –  hr@gressinghamfoods.co.uk to request an application form.