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Breeding Farm Assurance / Fields Person


  • Ref: NTXIP434184
  • Closes: 2019-10-22

Tulip Ltd and Dalehead Foods are part of the Danish Crown Group which is not only the largest processor of pig meat in the UK, but with over 350 partnership farmers, spread over most of the UK, is the UK’s biggest pig producer through BQP. Based in Stradbroke, Suffolk with an integrated supply chain, our farming business is focussed on outdoor born (ODB) pig production with a real commitment to animal welfare and pig health standards.

Delivering business success through our people

We have an exciting opportunity for a Farm Assurance/Fields Person to join our breeding fields team, working alongside our vets and supply chain teams to support our farmers in monitoring and maximizing efficiency and maintaining the highest pig health and welfare standards.

The key objectives of this role include on-farm auditing, ensuring compliance to all quality assurance standards including Freedom Foods and our ODB standards and working closely with farmers to drive continuous improvement as well as increase efficiencies etc. You will ensure the collection of farm data and completion of surveys, supporting with action plans to deliver improvements at farm level, ensuring farm standards and assurance meet required customer protocols and expectations.

Excellent communication skills, you will regularly represent the business externally with customers and other stakeholders, also work with other members of the team to influence change on the farm and support the sourcing/onboarding of new breeding farmers. You will also ideally have experience within the pig industry with a relevant qualification in agriculture and have a full clean drivers license. You will also be competent in the use of computers/electronic devices and in the analysis of data.

Our people really make the difference

• Act with responsibility and integrity

• Are best in class

• Do the right thing

• Share their knowledge

• Support and help others

• Work together & contribute

• Seek out improvements

• Don’t let our customer down

• Are ambitious

• Hold industry recognised qualifications or are interested in obtaining a qualification

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

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