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Poultry Farm Manager - Shropshire - Immediate Start - JH034

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De Lacy Executive have been retained to source a Farm Manager to manage a poultry breeding laying farm for immediate start.

Our client is a leading supplier of poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. They are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, from feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions, this business is expanding at an expediential rate. The role of the Farm Manager is for the well-being and performance of the livestock, as well as the upkeep and management of the site. The Farm Manager will be required to supervise farm employees and contractors, and to maintain accurate records as stipulated by our client and UK legislation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FARM MANAGER

  • Responsible for all aspects of managing the farm are met.
  • Maintaining safe work practices of all employees and contractors on site.
  • Ensuring the welfare of livestock, feed ordering, ventilation management, vaccination, record keeping.
  • Collecting and grading of eggs.
  • Managing a small team of people.
  • Compliance with legislative and assurance scheme standards.


  • Proven experience managing and leading a team.
  • Proven experience in chicken breeding is essential.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and carry out manual duties.
  • Need to have effective communication skills and be self-motivated to gain results.
  • Possess own transport to be able to travel to other local farm sites.
  • Basic Computer skills.
  • NVQ Level 3 in Poultry Production or similar qualification is desirable however training will be given.

Remuneration: A competitive salary with accommodation will be offered to the successful applicant.


At this initial stage, please email Jadine Huxtable your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word please) to jadinehuxtable@delacyexecutive.co.uk.

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