Senior GP Production Manager Newbridge, Edinburgh


If you are looking to join a thriving global business, we have a great opportunity for a Senior Production Manager to join our dynamic Grandparent Production (GP) team.

The role has an attractive salary and benefits package with scope for outstanding personal development.

Role Responsibilities:

 Management of a group of both contract and company GP farms.

 Meet annual production and cost targets.

 Influencing and managing the biological performance of the birds to ensure that all farms meet high and consistent standards of quality while ensuring production volume targets are achieved.

 Delivery of specified quality targets meeting our high welfare, health and safety regulations.

 Ensuring that bio-security and bird welfare are championed and upheld.

 Managing costs across the whole operation to ensure the most cost-effective production of high-quality Hatching Eggs.

 Working with and developing teams, both direct and indirect reports to allow succession planning and growth to occur naturally.

 Work with colleagues across the business to ensure integration of production plans within overall business objectives

Candidates should have:

 Excellent communication skills for both local and remote teams alike.

 The ability to manage, lead and empower team.

 A natural drive to improve efficiency by managing inputs and maximising output.

 A strong drive to focus and deliver on quality for our customers.


 Minimum of 5 years production management experience.

 Strong knowledge of poultry management.

 Ideally possess a degree level qualification in Agriculture / Animal Science, however, qualifications are less important than the ability and experience to manage in a highly pressurised environment and a proven track record will highlight this.

If you are interested in contributing to this exciting and growing area of our business, please send your CV to

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Closing date for applications: 31st May 2024