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Slaughterhouse Operative (FULL TIME)

F. M. Caine & Sons are currently looking for an enthusiastic motivated Slaughterhouse Operative to join our ever-growing team. F.M. Caine & Sons are a successful family run based in Knighton, based in Mid Wales, well known for the collection and disposal of fallen stock from our agricultural sector and supplying feed to local safari parks, zoos, and hunt kennels.

We are looking for a Slaughterhouse Operative who will be based at our site in Knighton, Mid Wales. The working hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and 8am-12pm every other Saturday. Some flexibility will be required as finish times may vary depending on the work load.


Pay from £13.59 per hour
Training and Development
28 days holiday
Company pension
Company sick pay scheme
Life Assurance
Occupational health
Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
JG Pears rewards (retail/restaurants / gym discounts)
Introduce a Friend reward £300


Handling fallen stock animals collected from farms and transported to our facility for processing
Ensure all hides are removed from appropriate animals. following all legal requirements.
Process all appropriate carcasses for feed following all legal requirements.
Performing TES testing on Bovine and ovine in conjunction with our onsite training.
Handling waste products according to company policy and legal requirements.
Ensure all paperwork is filled out correctly and presented in a transparent and effective way.
Compliance with company policy regarding health and safety
Unload and weigh box vehicles in a timely manner.
Other general duties


The ideal candidate would have experience driving a telehandler within a Knackers yard or Slaughterhouse, but this is not essential as training can be provided
Previous experience in humane slaughter preferred
In possession of a Slaughter Man's licence (WATOK) preferred
Location: Knighton, Powys – due to location transport is essential

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £13.59 per hour


Employee discount
Life insurance


Day shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

Knighton: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person

If you are interested in this role, please send a CV to or contact direct on 07969346523