Poultry Hanger

Full Time Permanent

Proactive Personnel have a fantastic opportunity for Primary Operatives to work for Maelor Foods which is a Family Run Business with a Family Feel Culture at their State of the art site based in Cross Lanes.

Duties and Responsibilities;

* To hang birds onto shackles as they exit the gas pit in a safe manner in line with Bird Welfare regulations and to correct efficiency standards

* To ensure that any birds passing the automatic blade have their heads removed

* Trailer wash – to remove excess debris from trailers, rinse then wash & sanitise the trailer cab unit before the trailer enters the clean side of the lairage

* Make sure you are on the line wearing correct PPE

* When offline and at end of shift assist with cleaning the area

* Check the knifes and chainmail gloves for damages and report is the case

* To inspect the next cutter blade regularly for any signs of damage and wear

* To make sure the used knives are clean before being placed in the knife steriliser

Learning & Development

* Attending Company Training courses/sessions which will support your continuous personal development to ensure the manufacturing capability keeps pace with or exceeds the customer requirements. This will cover; food quality, food safety, health & safety, animal welfare where applicable

* Demonstrating competence in trained factory tasks

Animal Welfare

* Comply with all company policies and procedures as well as current legislation relating to bird welfare.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

* Previous experience of working in a similar role

* Self- motivated and ability to work on own initiative

* Aware and understand the importance of Health and Safety and animal welfare regulations

* Ability to communicate effectively

* Previous experience of working within poultry/meat industry

Location: Cross Lanes, Wrexham

Type: Temp to Perm

Pay rate: £11.25, increasing to £13.00 per hour

Hours of work:

Shift 1 – Monday 05:00am – 16:00pm, Tuesday to Friday 14:00pm – 22:30pm

Shift 2 – Tuesday to Friday 05:00am – 14:00pm


* Job Security

* Free hot drinks

* Fantastic opportunity to progress

* Opportunity to expand skills through in-house training – Basic Food Hygiene, Level 2 Food Safety and can also achieve POPT and Double Stacker licencing

* Equivalent to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)



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