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Lairage Operative

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Date Posted:
15 May 2018
£7.50 to £7.89 Per Hour
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Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work in our Lairage Department.

The Role:

•Daily handling of cattle
•Unloading animals on arrival at the site, adhering to training and policy at all times
•Direct cattle in and out of pens, up the raceways and into the carousel
•Read and correspond numbers and genders from Cattle ear tags
•Clean and wash down the lairage and other facilities
•Maintain Health, Safety and Hygiene standards in accordance with Company rules and regulations.
•Maintain Animal Welfare standards
•Any other associated duties

The successful candidate will have:-

•Have the ability to work on own initiative whilst also working as part of a team.
•Strive for customer satisfaction
•Excellent communication skills
•Experience of handling a JCB/Loadall would be advantageous
•Reasonable IT skills
•Experience in handling livestock is essential
•Committed to working to company values

Lairage Operative required

Core hours of work are:  6.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week although some flexibility in working hours is required.

£7.50 for 6 months probationary period then £7.89 and Lairage bonus which is approximately £40.00 per week.