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Hatchery Manager | Poultry | Derbyshire

England, Derbyshire, Ashbourne
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12 Nov 2021

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Hatchery Manager | Poultry | Derbyshire

Salary - competitive

About our client:-
We are working with one of the largest poultry growers and producers in the UK who supply a number of the UK retailers with top quality products reared by dedicated and caring professionals. We are looking to add to their Hatchery Team, playing a significant role in supplying the farms with excellent stock.

About the job:-
This role will see you taking top line responsibility for the hatchery and ensuring that the site is running at its most efficient and most successful level. This will involve managing hygiene, biosecurity and chick quality to ensure that the best quality birds are passed on into the farms. As a manager you will take over budgeting for the site, overall site management and overheads along with keeping on top of staff and people operating on site.
You will be reporting into the Live Operations Manager with regards to productivity and efficiency. Some of your other duties will be based around working rota systems for the site and ensuring all the incubators are cleaned & well maintained. You will be part of a larger leadership team and you will buy into the long term goals of the wider business.

The Ideal Candidate:-
To be successful in this role, you will have the following:
Ideally this candidate will have a degree or higher education qualification and budget management experience.
Previous experience in the poultry sector will be essential, ideally in a managerial or assistant manager position.
Excellent people management and communication skills.
Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office to a good level. Along with willing and able to learn the software skills necessary to run the hatchery.

How to apply:-
There is a competitive package on offer for the successful candidate. If you are interested please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or for a confidential discussion.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors.

We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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