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Production Manager (Slaughter Hall) - East Anglia - A697

De Lacy Executive seek a Production Manager (Slaughter Hall) for a successful and well established poultry business in East Anglia.

The Company have an excellent reputation for first class poultry products, which are raised to high welfare standards.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the flow of production is maximised by people management, technical aspects of production are maintained and the area is managed effectively and efficiently delivering targets in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Delegation and placement of staff to ensure production/processing of birds is maximised
  • Review procedures in the factory to ensure point one is achieved
  • Overseeing and delivering the production process, from live bird intake: slaughter, evisceration, plucking and trussing.
  • Ensuring that the production is cost effective
  • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality
  • Working out the human and material resources needed
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Managing and motivating a team of workers
  • Identifying training needs of both new and existing employees
  • Be able to work on a flexible basis due to the nature of the business

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience of working on an EV / kill line, or within a slaughter hall
  • Exerience working with Poultry
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a strong communicator
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined
  • Be able to work on a flexible basis due to the nature of the business
  • Experience in the poultry/food environment would be beneficial for this role


A competitive remuneration package will be on offer to the successful candidate.

To apply:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

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Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047). Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview Registered with and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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