Lairage Senior Supervisor


A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Supervisor working in the Lairage. The successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination of the intake of animals to the factory, controlling all documentation and managing Lairage Operatives, whilst ensuring Animal Welfare Standards are met.

The Role
  • Ensuring Lairage targets are met within deadlines, without compromising quality or control of costs.
  • Ensuring that animals are unloaded on arrival at the site, adhering to training and policy at all times.
  • Ensuring livestock intake numbers are correct and that that all appropriate intake paperwork is completed.
  • Monitoring all livestock for animal welfare issues and taking action if required.
  • Ensuring the animals are provided with sufficient feed and water.
  • Ensuring the general cleanliness and tidiness of the Lairage is maintained.
  • Involvement in departmental audits such as Animal Welfare and Animal Transportation.
  • Ensuring that Quality, Health & Safety and other Company policies are adhered to and liaising with relevant departments to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Supervision of staff as the Senior in the Department, to include approval of holidays and conducting return to work interviews.
  • Writing and reviewing SOPs and Risk Assessments.
The Person
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Attention to detail essential with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good Organisational & Leadership skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of working with livestock is essential.
  • The ability to work within a team but also with their own initiative.
  • Computer literacy essential.
  • Will be committed to working within the Company Mission, Vision and Values.
How to apply

If you feel you have the skills to perform this role, please apply to and we’ll be in touch to discuss your application

 Dunbia is an equal opportunity employer and places a strong emphasis on training and development for both skilled and non-skilled positions.