Abattoir Production Operative, Skilled and Semi Skilled

Company: ABP Food Group
Location: Northern Ireland
Salary: Competitive
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ABP UK is a major division of the ABP Food Group with factories in Ireland, UK and Europe. ABP’s commitment to excellence impacts on every aspect of its business. Our teams of experienced and reliable meat experts are passionate about building lasting partnerships in the European retail, manufacturing and food service sectors. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team, who have a desire to produce better food naturally. Full training will be given to all employees with minimum experience to enable them to progress their skills and earnings.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:
– Ensure carcasses are dressed and trimmed according to ABP and Customer specifications as directed by the Abattoir Manager/Supervisor
– Ensure work is carried out to the best of operative’s abilities to meet production deadlines
– Seek training to maintain skills and remain up to date with best practice
– Ensure that all parts of the carcase are trimmed to produce optimum production yield while adhering to legislation and company requirements
– Work as part of a team and take responsibility for own work
– Carry out all procedures in a safe manner in accordance with training
– Comply with company policy and procedures on safe food handling and hygiene at all times
– Maintain responsibility for operational effectiveness of equipment and machinery and report faults to supervisor in a timely manner
– Maintain personal PPE
– Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned


Knowledge and Experience:

– Previous experience in a food production environment is desirable


– Ability to demonstrate knife skills for the skilled roles, OR
– Willingness to learn in semi-skilled/ trainee roles
– Good communication
– Ability to work on own initiative whilst working as part of a team, striving to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction
– The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail, be willing and keen to learn, and be punctual.Benefits include:Competitive rates of pay
Opportunities for progression
In-house and certified training opportunities
NVQs, ESOL courses
Recruit A Friend Scheme
Free Carparking
On site canteen
Employee discount in local businesses
Life Insurance

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