Farm manager

Banham Poultry 2018 Ltd

Farm manager

Banham Poultry (2018) Ltd recruits Farm managers to ensure hatching eggs are of the highest standard and produced to budget costs. Working closely with Senior Management and Office Employees, to report any areas that are not up to standard, and identify areas that require maintenance capital or improvements.


· Manage the farms to ensure that bird welfare is never compromised

· Ensure top-quality fertile hatching eggs are produced and stored on a well-organized farm

· Oversee all daily routines

· Ensure depletion and restocking is well organized and efficient

· Responsible for training site employees

· Manage and control Contractors on site

· Be aware of Health and Safety standards and requirements, including Risk Assessments and COSHH

· Ensure protective clothing is worn as required by Health and Safety practice

· Ensure stock health and welfare by ensuring vaccinations, blood tests, and salmonella requests are carried out according to programs.

· Manage and monitor ventilation, heating, feed, water, litter, and lighting within the agreed standards

· Ensure tight control is maintained on quantitative uses of consumables such as feed, shavings, gas, and other services

· Ensure the unit is clean and tidy, and strict bio-security measures are implemented

· Ensure adequate cover for the alarm system and regular weekly testing of the generator and daily testing and recording of farm alarms

· Keep organized and accurate records and send reports promptly to the farm’s office

· Ensure all Codes of Practice are adhered to at all times

· Ensure site security is maintained at all time

· Responsible for the day-to-day management of farm Employees, including allocation of work to ensure the smooth running of the farm

· Assist with probation, induction, and training of new Employees

· Monitor and report sickness and other Employee issues when they happen, and ensure appropriate cover is in place

· Responsible for accurate completion of Employee timesheets, including on-time submission

· Provide holiday/sickness cover as required

· Undertake any other duties as required to fulfill the needs of the position

· Attend training courses that are determined as appropriate by the Company


· Initiative and influencing skills with a critically evaluating and questioning approach

· Sound stock management background

· Ability to Manage Employees

· Organised and detailed approach to duties

· Ability to prioritize duties/tasks

· Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative

Personal attributes:

· Excellent communicator at all levels

· Ability to work under pressure

· Ability to be flexible with hours of work

· Conscientious and reliable

If you are interested, please apply now!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £31,245.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Free Parking
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Referral program


  • Day shift

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