Abattoir Manager | Ulverston

Company: Dunbia
Location: Cumbria
Salary: Competitive
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We are currently looking to recruit an Abattoir Manager to work in the Primary areas of the Lindle in Furness (Ulverston) site. This is an opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary structure, ensuring that, as one of the UK’s largest Meat Processors, we train, upskill and maintain manufacturing excellence and compliance.


The Role

Supporting the Site Manager to achieve LEAN, efficient and effective slaughter operation. Striving for best practice in all areas with particular focus on maximising quality and yield standards.

Salary £32,000

5 Days – 40 Hours per week


Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the Abattoir Team and Supporting them daily to achieve maximum yields.
  • Ensuring good housekeeping is maintained.
  • Ensuring that Quality, Health & Safety.
  • Company policies are adhered to and liaising with relevant departments to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Maintaining good employee relations and promoting equality of opportunity.
  • Working within the Company Mission, Vision & Values.
  • Continually assessing the performance (skill and speed) of butchers in the Slaughter Hall Departments.
  • Identify areas for improvement for each skilled operative and develop personal development plans training against individual needs.
  • Ensure yield standards are understood by butchers/slaughtermen.
  • Ensure skilled operatives are working to customer specifications, and that quality standards are achieved.
  • Help to demonstrate and educate all staff to meet the correct standards.
  • Ensure company values are adhered to at all times when communicating with employees.
  • Ensuring that all staff and visitors in the department wear appropriate PPE at all times.


The Person

  • 5 years + Food industry experience, preferably in a Slaughter.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal at all levels.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and on your own initiative.


  • Death in Service Scheme
  • Nest pension
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Site Engagement Activities
  • Excellent opportunities for progression within the business across a variety of departments


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