AREA MANAGER - Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Moy Park
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. Moy Park is the European Division of Pilgrim’s Pride and employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.

People of Moy Park

We are passionate about our people and recognise our teams, along with their individual drive and passion, are the reason for our continued success. This is your opportunity to join a forward-thinking, exciting business- applying to join our business is easy.

Your role

To provide overall responsibility for the production of Broiler Farm within the specified area for processing at the Company’s processing facilities.

You will maintain communication with the Farm Manager regarding the performance of the crop, thus ensuring the efficient performance of each flock. Be Responsible for budgetary control for the department of both employee and material resources. Provide on-call support for allocated farms within your specific areas and assist in this for other farms to cover for holidays/absence. Ensure full understanding and preparation of all physical and financial budgets relating to the growing farms. Managing the Department to these budget targets reporting as required on all relevant physical and financial performances.

Be responsible for all employees under direct control for health & safety, welfare, induction training and regular development through progress reviews/IPRs. You will also be responsible for people management and will work closely with the AGRI HR team in all people matters to ensure best practise.

This role requires travelling across the Agriculture Estate, so a full driving license is a must.

The successful candidate will also ‘live’ Welfare as a Condition in all that they do. Simultaneously, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and development via our bespoke Agriculture Academy. ‘Growing our own’ agriculture specialists and leaders of the future is something that is extremely important to Moy Park.

What you’ll need

  • Field Manager experience
  • Broiler Growing experience.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Full Valid driving licence
  • People management experience in an advisory capacity
  • Responsible attitude
  • Computer literate
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • Professionalism and confidence
  • Ability to handle livestock
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Budget management experience

Perks of Moy Park

  • Competitive salary
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Continuous training provided
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted employee shop
  • Life cover
  • Shopping discounts
  • Company Car


Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers.

We supply branded and own label chicken products to leading retailers and foodservice providers throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe and we are the industry leading manufacturer of organic, free-range and higher welfare chicken.

Moy Park may be best known for fresh, locally sourced poultry but we also produce beef products, vegetarian products like spring rolls and onion rings and desserts including donuts and apple pies.

Find Us
Moy Park
39 Seagoe Industrial Estate
Northern Ireland
BT63 5QE

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