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H102 - Assistant Broiler Farm Manager - Somerset

Our client seeks a dedicated Assistant Farm Manager to take responsibility for their poultry farm in the South West. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding and reputable business. The site has recently undergone expansion with two new sheds and now houses up to 125,000 birds. The farm is currently on a Freedom Food Contract. This is a dynamic and progressive business and the opportunity will suit somebody who is equally dynamic and progressive.

The successful candidate will be assisting the day to day management of the farm.

Whilst working alongside the Farm Manager the key responsibilities will include:

Ensuring all requirements of running the farm are met.

Ensuring excellent welfare of livestock.

Maintaining safe working practices.

Assisting with weekly weighing on the sites and other sites as and when time allows.

Assisting with the organising and overseeing contract cleaners and catchers.

Assisting with set up and chick fills on all farms as and when time allows.

Assisting with feed management/ordering.

Assisting with vaccinations of the birds as and when required.

Holiday cover with assistance for the Farm Manager and other team members.

General maintenance.

Key Requirements:

Motivation, enthusiasm and commitment to success.

Good communication skills.

Planning and organisational skills.

Computer and numerical literate or the ability to learn.

Ability to carry out manual duties.

Tractor driving skills useful but not essential.

Full clean UK driving license.

NVQ level 3 in poultry production or similar would be desirable.

Previous experience in Broiler production - desirable but not essential.

Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package plus bonuses will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Harriet Smith on 01885 485528 or email:

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Closing dates do not apply. This vacancy will be displayed until filled.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 23rd September 2016
  • Ref: H102
  • Type: General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package plus bonuses will be offered to the successful candidate.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SW ENGLAND,