Lairage Supervisor

Janan Meat Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of the highest quality lamb, sheep and mutton products.

Reporting to the Lairage Manager you will be responsible for animal welfare, health and safety, hygiene and operational matters. You will also be responsible for supervising a small team and be the first point of contact with delivery of livestock to the site. You will deputise for the Lairage Manager in their absence.

Successful candidates will have-·         

Have worked in livestock management, a livestock market or in a lairage or livestock transport environment.·         

Be experienced in maintaining the highest welfare standards, conversant with current legislation, and preferably have undergone externally recognised animal welfare training.·         

Have the ability to lead a team of processing staff effectively and efficiently.·        

 Have an understanding of the requirements of the production process in maintaining quality and efficiency.·         

Possess excellent communication skills in dealing with production staff, logistics, animal health/meat inspectors and delivery drivers.·         

Have IT skills.·         

Job Type / Category

Working Monday to Friday, some weekend work on occasions. Hours of work vary to suit the needs of the business. Typically hours will be 05:30 am start.

Competitive rates of pay.

Experience and Skill Level·         

Must be Animal Welfare trained.·         

Ability to convey written and verbal instructions to staff at all levels.·         

Experience in handling with live animals.Job Type: Full-time

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