Agri­cul­tur­al Planner

Cranswick Country Foods Poultry is hiring an Agricultural Planner at our new, purpose-built processing facility in Eye, Suffolk.

Shift pattern:

  • Monday-Friday @ 8.00am – 5.00 pm (1 hour for lunch)
  • On call once a week and every 3rd weekend
  • £25,000 - £35,000 per annum

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside the Agricultural Planning Manager to plan live birds effectively and continuously into the factory ensuring the enviromental and welfare standards are maintained at all times
  • Liaising between the factory and farms to ensure that supply and demand are matched whilst maintaining quality
  • Liaise with farm managers to ensure that farm production issues do not impact on planned factory output.
  • To create and compile kill programmes, Preparing all relevant paperwork to authorise the slaughter of birds
  • Analysing data to monitor performance and plan improvements and demand
  • Ensure the accurate upkeep of Live Bird Database, Parent Flock information, Broiler Schedule, Hatch and Line count and other files needed to allow accurate data for planning
  • Respond to and investigate complaints from members of the public/farmers/factory. Work with the technical department to compile non-conformance information and actions.

The ideal candidate would need the below in order to be successful:

  • Valid driving licence
  • Commercial awareness - Logistics experience
  • Computer literate to a high standard, Excel especially

Pay and Benefits:

  • £25,000 - £35,000 pa
  • Pension – 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions
  • Access to our Cranswick hub, with retail discounts and a range of other perks
  • Death in service insurance