Location UK / Dungannon Area

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1404213

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Poultry Inspection Skills Programme based in Dungannon

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. With a turnover of £1.5 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the world’s leading chicken producers.

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position(s):


Job ref no: CH/OR/79

Team C – Evening Shift Monday – Friday 17:45pm – 02:00am

Day Shift – Rotating 12 hour shift

The poultry inspection skills programme provides an excellent opportunity to start a career as a Poultry Inspection Assistant. You will be provided with combined theory and practical training over a 12-week period by a subject matter expert. This training programme will lead to a qualification in poultry inspection accredited by DAERA (Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs).

A Poultry Inspection Assistant (PIA) will be expected to use their specialist knowledge to remove unfit meat from the slaughter line whilst monitoring and recording disease level in flocks. The PIA will also be responsible for monitoring bird welfare by identifying injured birds, therefore this role will involve working with PMI’s and Vets.

Benefits of becoming a PIA:

  • Accredited qualification and training provided by Moy Park
  • Opportunity to learn and develop
  • Develop specialist knowledge in poultry inspection
  • Opportunity to work with Vets and PMI
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Work with a team of PIA’s
  • No heavy lifting
  • Varied duties – rotation between different lines regularly

Essential criteria:

  • Able to communicate, read and write in English
  • 6-month food factory experience
  • Positive attitude to work and others
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision 

For more information and an application pack please click on the APPLY NOW button below

CLOSING DATE: Monday 22nd April 2019

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer