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Farm Manager

Veritas Partners Limited
Walesby, Newark
Closing date
13 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Environmental, Operations
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Overview

1. To ensure that the highest standards are maintained in stock husbandry, bird welfare, flock performance and egg quality

2. To ensure the highest site standards are maintained and the environmental policy is adhered to

3. To ensure the site is audit ready and complies with all Noble and industry standards

4. To operate effectively the Company Health & Safety Policy.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Bird Welfare

  • Water – ensure water is available at all times and at the correct height and monitor consumption.
  • Feed – ensure the correct ration is fed to birds, the correct number of feeds per day, the correct trough height and feed depth. Monitor consumption and ensure stocks are kept to the appropriate level.
  • Temperature – maintain house temperatures according to the appropriate standard and weather conditions, whilst being mindful of the bird behaviour and requirements. Ensure adequate ventilation to prevent build up of dust and ammonia levels and promote optimum performance.
  • Light – adjust the settings and times of lights in line with the flock programme, as well as when bird behaviour dictates.
  • Ensure all relevant vaccinations and treatments are delivered at the correct time via water, spray or injection. Be mindful of traceability of all vaccines and maintain up to date medicines book.
  • Ensure alarm systems are fully operational through daily testing of dial outs and recording of testing undertaken. Ensure alarms are triggered at the appropriate points in line with the age of the flock.
  • Mortality – accurately record all mortality and humanely cull any birds that are in distress.
  • Ensure all equipment is functioning properly in relation to feed, temperature, water, ventilation and lighting in order to ensure comfort of flock and minimise distress.
  • Undertake serology testing and environmental monitoring at required intervals.
  • Operate effective testing and maintenance programme on standby generator systems.
  • As instructed by your manager, organise or assist with organisation of bird transport. Be mindful of journey time, loading times, weather conditions and number of birds per module.

Health and Safety

  • Manage, complete and maintain all relevant site documents relating to health & safety and implement the necessary controls
  • Read, understand and comply with the specific H&S Responsibilities related to your role
  • Assess and develop overall H&S management and controls

Bio- security

Record Keeping

What we can offer you.

  • Service Awards Enhanced paternity and maternity
  • Free life insurance
  • Enhanced Sick Pay Scheme
  • Access to Perkbox with a variety of discounts including a monthly freebie from Greggs or Café Nero
  • Free turkey at Christmas to feed the family
  • Discounted eggs and chicken
  • A Celebration day after 1 years service enjoy an extra day off to celebrate a life event, such as your birthday
  • Access to DigiCare + - Annual Health Check, Digital GP Consultations, Nutritional Consultations, Second Health Opinion and Mental Health Consultations.
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Free Eye Test every two years
  • Discounted mobile phone contracts
  • Share in our success with the People Partnership - after 6 months service you will be eligible for a yearly bonus
  • Additional Allowances for First Aiders and Mental Health First Aiders Wellness programme
  • Employee Charity Matching Scheme

If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment.



Food and Drink Manufacturing

Veritas is a specialist recruitment consultancy with an impressive client base across the FMCG, Consumer and Corporate sectors. Our philosophy at Veritas is to provide open, honest and comprehensive solutions to candidates and clients alike.

We take the responsibility of finding you the right role, in the right company, very seriously. We’ll guide, advise and coach you so that you’re putting your best self forward. And then we’ll give you honest feedback… until we achieve your career goals.

Operating on a national basis and with over 50 years’ experience across the management team we completely understand the current market and are perfectly positioned to advise you on your next career move.

Our vacancies include General / Site Managers, Factory Managers, Technical Managers, Hygiene Managers, Health Safety & Environmental Management, Engineering Managers and Engineers, Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and Shift Managers.


Company info
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX
United Kingdom

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