See below for current vacancies

Posted: 09 Aug 2022

Breeder Site Assistant Manager

Job Title: Breeder Site Assistant Manager                        Reporting to: Site Manager

Contract Type: Full-time / Permanent                     Location: Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Ensure the implementation and compliance to Silver Hill Code of practice, Animal welfare and the Quality Management System
  • To support the Site Manager in the effective and efficient management of the area.
  • Analysing feed intake, water consumption, overall bird performance and reporting to management
  • To help co-ordinate the day-to-day operations of the site
  • Play a key role in ensuring biosecurity at all sites is at the highest standards and working and educating all stakeholders to maintain these standards
  • Ensuring optimal ventilation requirements are in place to ensure the growth and health performance of birds
  • Providing guidance on best practices standards in duck husbandry and animal welfare to all staff working on the site
  • Ability to be flexible and assist on manual work within the site when needed
  • Ability to be flexible and assist on manual work on the rearing and laying farms when needed

Criteria and Core Skills

  • Knowledge of poultry production and quality standards would be advantageous
  • Good communication, organisation, and planning skills
  • The candidate must have good work ethic, be able to work on their own initiative whilst also being able to integrate into a team
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with staff working on the site
  • Proficient capability with MS Office and good IT skills

Benefits of Working with Silver Hill Duck:

  • Competitive Salary offered
  • Part of a high-performance team

Applications for this post be made to hr@silverhillduck.com by the 6th September 2022.

Please, use the form below to apply for the vacancy.



    Posted: 18 Jul 2022

    Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Engineer                                                         Reporting to: Maintenance Manager

    Contract Type: Full-time / Permanent                                                                         Location: Emyvale, Co. Monaghan

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Troubleshoot production equipment issues e.g. mechanical, electrical, automation or instrumentation within the facility, identify a solution and implement an appropriate repair.
    • Work with peers ensuring all facility maintenance and repair work is clearly prioritised and completed safely, effectively, in a timely manner and in compliance with the appropriate industry standards.
    • React promptly to day-to-day breakdown issues, repair of faults identified through inspection or as reported on our HACCP Live system.
    • Provide hands on support to maintain and improve the reliability of company machinery and equipment.
    • Involved in project planning and implementation in support of continuous improvement / equipment installation activities.
    • Participate in the implementation and performance of the 6S program for the maintenance team.
    • Ensuring PM schedules are kept up to date on HACCP Live, based on actual activities carried out.
    • Ensure any audit findings relating to equipment or facilities are addressed and closed off in a timely manner.
    • Implement CIP programs to demonstrate ongoing performance improvements in the maintenance function.
    • Assist in Quality Assurance, Environmental or H&S accident investigations, identifying the root cause, implementing and verifying corrective actions as required.
    • Take an active part in identifying issues, associated risks and closing off actions as required.
    • Performance of other related duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

    • Trade qualified in a mechanical / electrical discipline.
    • Experience working on motors, gearboxes, drives and conveyors
    • Experience welding stainless steel, mild steel and copper would be beneficial
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in Food, Pharmaceutical or related industry.
    • Ability to work to a flexible schedule to accommodate and prioritise the needs of the business.
    • Excellent time management and an ability to work independently.
    • Work well with other functions developing positive relationships to ensure the delivery of results.

    Please, use the form below to apply for the vacancy.



      Posted: 09 Sep 2021

      What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

      • Leadership, Communication & Organising skills
      • Team Managements skills are essential
      • Ability to lead a team in a fast paced environment
      • Strict protocols to animal welfare, health & safety regulations are key
      • Full clean driver licence
      • Basic IT skills
      • Work hours vary as per pre-set program based on an average 30 hour week
      • Annual Salary €40,000 per annum

      Please, use the form below to apply for the vacancy.



        Posted: 23 Apr 2021

        Please, use the form below to apply for the vacancy.



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