Job Descriptions

As a general farm worker you’ll carry out practical work on livestock, arable or mixed farms.

The type of work varies seasonally and involves tasks which could include looking after livestock, milking, and planting tending and harvesting crops.

As well as farming related work you’ll also help with the maintenance and upkeep of the farm equipment and buildings.

Use you skills and expertise to reduce the risk of injuries, accidents and other health issues within your food manufacturing company.
You’ll ensure everyone in the company understands their responsibilities and fully complies with relevant health and safety legislation and associated company policies and ways of working.
You’ll be responsible for promoting a safe working culture in your company , have an eye for detail and be able to communicate effectively at all levels in your organisation.

Your job as a herdsperson involves looking after the livestock on a farm.
This means responsibility for ensuring all of the animals are properly nourished and that the farm complies with health and welfare laws.
You’ll also be responsible for achieving all output targets for growth and milking etc. depending on what the farm produces.
Many farms have more than one type of business (e.g. dairy and beef) so you’ll be kept busy; you may also have a supervisory role.

As a Horticultural Technician you’ll grow and nurture plants, vegetables, fruit, trees, shrubs and flowers.
You could be working in an educational or research establishment or for a commercial enterprise such as a landscape contractor or market gardener.

The HR Administrator has a role combining the roles of HR and Administration and is responsible for delivering a complete administrative service to the rest of the team.
You’ll be responsible for all of the information relevant to HR including record keeping and reporting and making sure that everything you do is carried out to a consistently high standard.
This means that you will provide a supporting role to a team of specialists and freeing them up to spend as much time as possible on high value activities; so, the role of HR Administrator is therefore extremely important.

As the HR Business Partner for your food company you’ll work closely with the senior managers to make sure that all of the HR systems and processes properly support strategic business aims.
This means that you’ll be fully aware of all aspects of the business and the environment in which it operates, in order to be an effective strategic advisor to the senior management and to help them achieve their objectives.
As well as providing advice you’ll share in the responsibility for improved business performance and make sure that the delivery of all HR services is excellent at all times.

You’ll be responsible for co-ordinating, leading and managing your company’s HR operations.
You’ll also develop all of the personnel policies and procedures for your company and make sure that these are implemented consistently across the organisation.
As HR Manager you’ll also have to keep yourself on top of legislation and how it could affect your company, and advise senior management accordingly.

As a hygiene operative you’ll play an important role for the food company in which you’re employed.
You’ll work across all of the production areas and be responsible for ensuring that all machines and the actual building meet strict standards of hygiene at all times.

As the company help desk manager you’ll be responsible for the training, supervising and motivating of a team of support personnel who troubleshoot company IT issues and provide the first line of support for all other IT using staff.
Your team have to resolve any technical problems which arise with computerised systems or devices in a timely, effective and friendly manner that ensures minimum lost time and provides satisfactory outcomes.

Your job as an IT Service Manager means you’ll be leading the IT team for your company (or perhaps a business unit or site), so this is a senior role.
You’ll design, develop and oversee the maintenance of all of your company’s IT services.