Published
July 4, 2024
Location
Derby, United Kingdom
Category
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Farm Business Manager
Derbyshire
Full time position
Circa £35,000 plus benefits
Excellent working conditions

If you would like to work for a reputable, established and fully automated agricultural business that has a reputation for quality & sustainability, this is the Farm Business Manager role for you. As part of the business expansion, you will join a team where excellence is the key and will be working with advanced technology.
Standards are high and the conditions are excellent!

Job role / duties

•Farm Operations Management: Oversee day-to-day operations of the egg laying farm, including feed management, flock health monitoring, and ensuring optimal living conditions for the hens.
•Egg Production Optimization: Implement strategies to maximize egg production, quality, and consistency, while adhering to industry best practices.
•Animal Welfare: Ensure the well-being of the laying hens through regular health checks, disease prevention measures, and the provision of a safe and comfortable environment.
•Staff Leadership: Supervise and lead a team of farm workers, providing guidance, training, and support to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
•Record Keeping and Compliance: Maintain accurate records of flock performance, production data, and compliance with industry regulations and standards.
•Facility Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance and repair of farm infrastructure, equipment, and machinery to ensure smooth operations.
•Biosecurity and Health & Safety: Implement and enforce strict biosecurity measures and health & safety protocols to safeguard the flock and farm personnel.

To be considered for this role you MUST:

•Farm Experience: Proven experience in working in commercial egg laying farms, with a track record of achieving production targets.
•Animal Husbandry Expertise: Strong knowledge of poultry management, health, and welfare practices to ensure the well-being of the laying hens.
•Leadership Abilities: Excellent leadership and team management skills to motivate and guide the farm workforce effectively.
•Problem-Solving: Ability to analyse data, identify trends, and implement effective solutions to optimize egg production and farm efficiency.
•Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills to manage farm operations, scheduling, and record-keeping efficiently.
•Communication: Effective verbal and written communication skills to liaise with team members, suppliers, and company management.
•Qualifications: A relevant degree or diploma in agriculture or a related field is preferred but not essential if you have substantial experience in egg production management.

To apply please call Jayne on 01952 453023 or apply on line. If you have not received feedback in 14 days please deem your application unsuccessful

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