Hatchery Operative - Ower, Romsey

£7.84 per hour, Benefits: Many benefits, see main advert
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
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Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Hatchery Operative to work within a small team at their Hatchery based in Ower, Romsey and are offering a competitive salary plus benefits to the right person.

Main Duties:

An example of some of the duties for this role is:
  • Placement of hatching eggs into the incubators
  • Assisting in the effective transfer of eggs from the incubators to the hatchers
  • During chick take off ensuring that chicks are taken off and sorted into the required grades, in the required quantities ready for delivery
  • Liaising with the other Operators, Supervisors and Hatchery Managers
  • Ensuring you work within the Company Health & Safety, Bio-Security and Chick Welfare standards
  • Ensuring that the Hatchery equipment is cleaned to a high standard after use
The hours of work for this role are 40 hours per week (5 days out of 6) working on a revolving rota Monday to Saturday from 6:00am till 14:00hrs.

Key Skills & Experience:

The role is physically demanding and involves lifting chick boxes of 15 kgs. The successful candidate will be flexible, hard working and have the ability to work in a small team. Previous experience within a poultry environment is desirable, however full training will be provided.

Candidates must have their own transport to travel to Hatchery as local public transport is not available and must not keep any avian species (Birds).


The Company is committed to making sure their employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment.

There is comprehensive training on offer as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
  • Discounted Private healthcare
  • Generous pension scheme
Cycle to Work scheme

The Company:

You will be working for a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. They are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 2000 people.

The growth of their business over the past 50 years is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to their customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in their commitment to high quality and food standards.

If you feel this role is for you then please send your CV to the email address on this jobboard.


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