Broiler Area Manager – Norfolk & Suffolk

Norfolk & Suffolk


Salary: £38,000 > £40,000

We have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Area Manager to join our clients Business across Norfolk & Suffolk.  The successful Candidate will be responsible for the day to day operational requirements for allocated farms reporting any major issues to Line Manager in a timely manner.

You will be responsible for providing not only leadership and support but ensuring the efficient operation of farms under your management.  NVQ Level 3 Essential

Excellent Remuneration package – £38,000 – £40,000 Per annum

Responsibilities and Duties

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Fully understand and develop the best use of all operational equipment and facilities to control and operate the farms
  • Ensure welfare, ventilation, litter and food elements all satisfactorily meet or exceed company operational requirements
  • Make a minimum of weekly visits to all farms, with particular emphasis on any that may be identified as being poor performing / problem farms. Undertake the completion of farm visit reports at each visit which include an effective course of action to rectify any potential issues communicating relevant associated information to Line Manager
  • Providing necessary training, guidance and motivation to all farm managers
  • Assisting in technical queries and problem solving
  • Driving change and implementing improvements where necessary.
  • Analysing, monitoring and recording performance.
  • Bird welfare and complying with strict hygiene standards.
  • Meeting regulatory compliance.
  • Communicate effectively with Employees on allocated farms and deal with any operational difficulties or emergencies that may arise advising Line Manger when deemed appropriate
  • Ensure consumables, stock or medication are delivered in line with operational requirements
  • Ensure all required operational paperwork, ie food programmes, crop charts, salmonella, swabs, water samples, post mortem, scripts and any other supporting literature is available, and archived wherever appropriate, filed in a legible format for both immediate or archive access
  • Ensure farms are well maintained, clean and tidy condition, with particular emphasis on adherence to strict bio-security measures
  • Arrange and co ordinate Contractor working on site ensuring they are aware of the full scope of their responsibilities under Health and Safety
  • Maintain awareness of all Health and Safety standards and requirements, including Risk Assessments and COSHH, ensuring day to day operational compliance
  • Ensure site security is strictly enforced and maintained at all times in all operational locations
  • Support sickness, grievance and disciplinary action in line with guidance from HR Department
  • Monitor Employee costs, overtime and bonus payments
  • Provide holiday / sickness cover for Line Manager as required
  • Undertake any other duties as required to fulfil the needs of the position
  • Attend training courses which are determined as appropriate by the Company

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

UK Poultry Farm Management experience is essential – NVQ Level 3

  • Communicate effectively. Express yourself clearly to others at a level they will understand. Pass on information clearly and effectively, and adapt your communication style to influence others
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety, and ability to demonstrate this within your day to day duties
  • Solve problems, plan, organise and prioritise duties and responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Competent IT Skills essential
  • Full Driving License

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