Tulip Ltd

Abattoir Charge Hand

Westerleigh, City of Bristol
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Abattoir Charge Hand



We know about food!

Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality products. We provide consumers with a comprehensive range of products in four key mega-categories - fresh meat & sausage, bacon & gammon, cooked meat, and convenience & snacking. Our farm-to-fork operation is unique in the industry, while our strategic framework puts customers, product, efficiency and people at the heart of everything we do, all with a view to growing responsibly. As part of the Danish Crown Group, the largest pork provider in Europe and the biggest exporter of pork in the world, Tulip Ltd is well-placed to deliver its ambitious plans for sustainable growth. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

We are currently seeking a Charge Hand in the Abattoir Department to support the Management team in delivering high standards of quality, throughput and efficiency.

This exciting new role requires the ability to lead, motivate and effectively manage a manufacturing team, including deputising for the Abattoir Supervisor where required. Complete appreciation of legislation and the ability to implement, develop and maintain such standards throughout your area of responsibility at all times. Have adequate IT, written and verbal communication skills. Have a clear understanding of production quality and efficiency standards and requirements, planning processes with a clear understanding of the company, customer and regulatory food safety, health and safety for the area. 

To be aware of the Company environmental policy and ensure that all actions and requirements of the environmental management system are implemented as required.

You will be responsible for ensuring flow of product through the area is at a consistent rate. Complete daily line start up sheets before production commences and report any issues immediately. Report and resolve machine issues quickly, escalating to Engineering and Production Management team as necessary. Assist with any audits and customer visits that are carried out in the department. Liaise with other departments (Engineering,Butchery, Despatch, Planning) regarding issues arising throughout the shift.

Your ability to motive and engage with the team is crucial to the role, with the development and training of staff  in the forefront of your approach to take the department forward.

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