Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager we are looking for the right person to fill this role working with flexibility in our Quality team to include the following tasks:
" Conduct regular checks of chicks at various stages within the hatchery - take-off, sexing, processing of chicks (vaccination / Novatech / etc); final quality checks at dispatch; etc
" Work with the hatchery and other members of the QA team to improve processes within the hatchery.
" Undertake additional hygiene monitoring as required and maintain the 3M hygiene sampling programme.
" Oversee the submission of swabs to the Vet lab according to agreed procedures.
" Conduct egg quality checks and provide feedback to the farming operation and QA Manager and where appropriate work with Production Managers to improve egg quality at source.
" Produce a weekly Egg Quality report.
" Produce a monthly Hygiene report.
" Generate and monitor Corrective action reports
" Produce a weekly BCW report
" Aid in the collection of data to support specific customer complaint investigations
" Maintain records of all checks, update relevant quality databases and highlight any non-conformities to QA Manager, hatchery line management and production management as appropriate.
" Act as Welfare officer for the Hatchery, ensuring that proper procedures are followed in bird handling and reporting any issues immediately
" Conduct regular daily welfare checks
" Other Duties as and when requested by the QA Manager.
Working hours are 7am - 3pm Monday to Friday