Livestock Grader

Company: ABP Food Group
Location: Shropshire
Salary: Competitive
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We require a competent Grader to support the day to day operations of our Livestock/Abattoir team, working closely with the site Livestock & Abattoir management team to ensure compliance with all relevant legislation is achieved. You will provide advice and guidance to ensure that business standards for animal welfare, quality, safety, statutory compliance, corporate social responsibility and integrity are achieved and initiates are delivered.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
To carry out visual grading of all carcasses, to determine grade in terms of sales valueCarry out daily calibration of the VIA machine

To ensure Animal Welfare Standards are at the forefront of operations in line with the company strategy

To ensure adherence to Legal, Customer and Group compliance standards for animal welfare and grading

Maintain an accurate record of inspections and findings

Carry out DNA sampling

Undertake duties fully in accordance with the site Health & Safety and Training Policies

Maintain high standards of professional integrity and personal motivation, and work closely with other team members

Maintain confidentiality of internal communications and commercially sensitive information and practices

Accurately input data and information into appropriate IT systems

Any other reasonable duties as requested by line management.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

Ideally you will be BCC qualified, but we will consider applications with grading or livestock experience

Ability to communicate with all levels of the business, both verbal and written

Excellent people skills

Self-motivated

Computer literate

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