Yard Operative (Fallen Stock)

Location: Rampisham

Business: SecAnim Ltd

Salary: £27,456 to £32,448 (dependant on experience/certifications held)

Originally founded as Prosper De Mulder Limited in 1926; SARIA’s UK operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain. The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £250 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Yard Operative based at our Rampisham Site. This is a full time, permanent position, working 40 hours per week, 5 days from 6 (Monday to Saturday).

As a Yard Operative you will work in a busy Fallen Stock Transfer Yard and your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include:

  • Preparation of animals for post-mortem.
  • Skinning of animal hides.
  • Producing samples on behalf of APHA.
  • Unloading vehicles with a Telehandler.
  • Carrying out general yard duties.
  • Any other relevant duties as required by Management.
  • Flexibility with regards to working days/hours upon request in order to fulfil business requirements, which may include Saturdays.
  • Assistance with commercial activity and positive promotion of the Company and its services, not limited to liaison and engagement with new/existing customers and distribution of promotional material.

The Person

  • It would be desirable for the individual to have experience of working in an abattoir, butchers or agricultural environment.
  • Good knowledge of the Fallen Stock/Agricultural industry.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to prioritise workload.
  • Be able to work well individually and as part of a team.
  • Hold a full Driving Licence.
  • Experienced in driving a Telehandler would be advantageous, although full training can be provided.

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email recruitment@saria.co.uk

For a full job description click here.

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

Closing Date – 19th November 2021


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