Yard Operative - Fallen Livestock

Location Dorchester
Discipline: Logistics & Distribution
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: From £12.10 - £14.30 per hour doe
Contact name: Mike Burnett

Contact email: mike@smithandreed.co.uk

​Do you have experience in agriculture within the fields of either fallen livestock or abattiorial? If so this may be the next role for you. My client, a market-leading company in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain, have a role for a Fallen Livestock Yard Operative at their site in Rampisham, Dorset. You will need to be flexible with regards to working days/hours upon request in order to fulfil business requirements, which may include Saturdays.

This is a full time permanent position working 40 hours per week, 5 days from 6 (Monday to Saturday) and is paying £12.10 to £14.30 per hour (£25,168 - £29,744 per annum).

Key Duties

  • Preparation of animals for post-mortem.

  • Skinning of animal hides.

  • Producing samples on behalf of APHA.

  • Unloading vehicles with a Telehandler.

  • Carrying out general yard duties.

  • Any other relevant duties as required by Management.

  • Assistance with commercial activity and positive promotion of the company and its services, not limited to liaison and engagement with new/existing customers and distribution of promotional material.

About You

  • Experience of working in an abattoir, butchers or agricultural environment.

  • Knowledge of the Fallen Stock/Agricultural industry.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Able to prioritise workload.

  • Able to work well individually and as part of a team.

  • Hold a full Driving Licence.

  • Experienced in driving a Telehandler would also be advantageous, although full training can be provided.

If you think that this is the next role for you, please click the apply button now!

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