Main Duties and Responsibilities:
-Working as part of a small team to ensure the continuous supply of cattle to the business each week, it is procured at a competitive price and in accordance with farm assurance requirements.
-Providing Livestock Procurement advice and information to management as required.
-Conducting farm visits to develop and maintain relationships with farmers including producer group meetings.
-Co-ordinate with livestock agents, farmers, hauliers, and other livestock suppliers to ensure deliveries of cattle are made on time.
-Ensure you always adhere to current animal welfare legislation and company operating procedures regarding safe movement, handling, and production of cattle.
-Procuring livestock from farmers via phone or face to face with farmers.
-Liaising regularly with the Procurement Manager.
-Liaising with lairage department on cattle booked into to arrive on a daily basis.
-Assisting at and attending agricultural shows and other related events.
It is vital that you learn all aspects of our business to support you in your role:
-Procurement & Supply Chain
-Lairage & Animal Welfare
-Primary Carcass Breakdown & Yields
-Boning Hall Production
-Stock Rotation (Maturation)
-Food Safety and Quality Services
-Knowledge and/or a background in Livestock Farming/Agriculture.
-Financial understanding and business acumen.
-Highly motivated and ambitious.
-Excellent time management.
-Self-motivated, driven and strong communication skills.
-Excellent attention to detail.
-Competent in Microsoft Office.
-Must hold a full UK Driving Licence.
-Ability to adapt to change in a highly competitive and fast-moving environment.
-Ability to work under pressure.
Monday to Friday
Average 45 per weekReporting to:
Rate: Competitive salary based on experience + company carBenefits:
-No bank holiday working
-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Employee of the Month Reward Scheme
-Summer and Christmas Parties
-On site Occupation Health Nurse
-Additional Employee Incentive, Welfare Support
The ABP Values
-Trust & Respect: We take care of each other by creating an inclusive working environment. We listen actively and respect the views of others. We maintain the highest safety standards possible.
-Know the Purpose: We know our role in the business and how it helps us and others to succeed.
-Own It: Taking ownership for all we do, think and say is vital to creating an environment of honesty, openness and transparency: Particularly when it comes to delivering great service
-Passion for Excellence: We have a “can-do” attitude. We champion continuous improvement for ourselves and the business.
-Inspire Others: We support others wherever we can by creating opportunities for people.