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Farm Area Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Industrial, FMCG

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  • Salary:

    £42,000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Jeetinder Bola

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01332 343732

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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We are looking for a Farm Area Manager to provide overall responsibility for the production of Broiler Farm chickens within the area of Ashbourne/Derbyshire for processing at the company’s processing facilities. This permanent role is 40 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for budgetary control.
  • Monitor and control any negative environmental impact.
  • Manage, recruit, and recommend appointment, transfers and promotion of all staff under direct control.
  • Manage and direct farm management team to achieve effectiveness in all areas and making sure Broiler farms operate consistently to meet all targets.
  • Liaise with Veterinary / Nutritional Consultants and Laboratory on all issues of flock heath status and performance.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with all staff, ensuring team is well informed on all matters relating to them.
  • Responsible for health and safety, welfare, induction training and regular development through progress reviews.
  • Handling complaints and queries.
  • Manage and maintain noise levels, site security, vehicle movement, pollution and general appearance of site.
  • Maintaining production records.
  • Public relations.
  • Create and maintain regular daily farm visit reports.
  • On-call support for allocated farms and assist with cover for holidays/absence.
  • Attend training courses as required.
  • Work with the environmental department to reduce CCS score.
  • Organise the annual CMI environmental audit and carry out pre audits to ensure compliance.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 24 months Field Manager experience.
  • Minimum 3 years Broiler Growing experience.
  • People management experience in an advisory capacity.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Full driving license.
  • Ability to handle livestock.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literate.

In return, we can offer you:

  • £42,000 salary.
  • Company car.

If you are interested in this role or want more information, then please hit apply today or call Jeetinder on 01332 343732.