• Posted: 26 Nov 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Manufacturing & operations
Tegel Foods Ltd is an iconic New Zealand brand with a long history of producing quality products to New Zealand's highest standards. We produce high volumes and a wide variety of Halal chicken products which we proudly deliver daily throughout New Zealand. We are proud to be helping families eat well every day.

Are you someone who can consistently meet Tegel's high standards? Are you motivated and take pride in your role? This may well be the job you are looking for!

We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Farm Manager within our Livestock Team. You will be running all aspects of the farm. You will need coordination skills with a smart proactive mind and good problem solving skills.

This is an exciting role which combines a strategic overview of breeders along with a fair amount of hands-on animal husbandry. Based in New Plymouth you need to have excellent planning and financial skills and a genuine interest in livestock backed up by extensive experience in either a breeder or broiler operation. This role requires a person who is meticulous and thorough.

Ideally, you will be self-motivated and some experience in livestock management would be preferable. Other essential attributes include the following:

Experience with livestock
A genuine concern for animal welfare
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends
A high level of numeracy and literacy skills
Excellent communication and decision making skills
Mechanically minded with an understanding of equipment and machinery maintenance
You will be committed to quality, safety and health and budget management
Physically capable of performing a hand's on livestock role
Committed to quality, safety and health.
In return we offer the opportunity to advance your career within a world class livestock operation.