Abattoir Operative

Company: ABP Food Group
Location: Somerset
Salary: Competitive
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Job Role:
Our abattoir team are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual who is keen to carve a career within abattoir operations. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and learn new skills within a highly regulated environment; where you will have the opportunity to rotate around a number of different jobs (after training) and become a multi-skilled operative.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Abattoir Manager, the main duties and responsibilities are:

* You will be responsible for the processing of cattle in accordance with individual training and licensing as applicable. Duties may include: stunning; flanking, legging, trimming, back saw, hide removal, preparatory trimming.
* You will contribute as part of one team to ensure that cattle are processed in adherence with Animal Welfare Requirements, Food Safety legislation, and customer specification
* To ensure that production deadlines are met and yields maximised with minimal contamination and wastage
* To embrace training opportunities and take ownership of your own personal development

Knowledge and Experience:
* Previous knife handling skills would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.
* The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail, be willing and keen to learn, and be punctual.
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