Foreman (R7789)

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What do we have to offer?

An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
An informal, no-nonsense and ambitious culture
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Personal development through our Academies and other training courses
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
Colleagues who like to share their passion and knowledge with you
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?
We work For the Future of Farming. Would you like to join us?

About ForFarmers

#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
#1 European Total Feed solutions provider
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Servicing over 27,000 farmers
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the  United Kingdom
Based in the Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the United Kingdom
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam
Listed since 2016 on Euronext Amsterdam



Job Title:        Foreman

Location:        Brydekirk

Contract:        Permanent

Hours:            Full-time

Reporting to: Multi-Site Manager              

Job Req:        R7789

Your role

You will be responsible for the day-to-day co-ordination of production processes and maintenance of quality on site. You will  ensure compliance with company procedures, with BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management and with BS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems..

You will minimise production costs, monitor production performance and ensure that  preventative maintenance is undertaken to ensure the operation runs smoothly at all times

Your responsibilities

  • Manufacture to time to meet customer demands

  • Monitor mill performance and take remedial action to control variance from targets/specification.

  • Maintain a quality testing procedure

  • Legislation compliance (Health and Safety ,Trading Standards)i:e risk assessments, COSHH assessments.

  • Compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 Environmental Management  and BS EN ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems, and manage the Environmental Management System

  • Maintain cleaning, Stock rotation, inspection and service records for plant and machinery.

  • Keep up to date records and procedures for HACCP and UFAS.

  • Good understanding of products and knowledge of raw materials/ formulations.

  • Production focus, clear understanding of mill operations.

  • Leadership, interpersonal, communication, ability to prioritise, plan any work projects. Maintain discipline. Establish good attitude to quality.

  • Ability to delegate workload.

  • Take responsibility for the site.

  • Have input into the identification of training needs.

  • To be undertaken as and when required by the business

Your profile


  • Fork Truck License

  • Significant experience in Mill Production or a similar environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including communication skills, flexibility and willingness to lead by example

  • Self motivated and solutions based approach

  • Production / plant skills

  • Must be available for weekend work callouts as and when required.

  • Good physical health and co-ordination.


  • Shovel license

  • Willingness to work shifts

  • Experience in plant operation

  • Electrical and mechanical skills


  • Employee Assistance Programme (offering support on a range of topics). 

  • No two days are the same offering variety in your role. 

  • Options to enhance your pension after 12 months service (increased employer contributions). 

  • Opportunities to grow personally and develop within the business 

  • Cycle to work scheme. 

  • B&Q Trade card offering 10% discounts in-store and online. 

  • And much more! 

About ForFarmers

Do you ever stop to wonder where your Sunday morning poached egg came from? Or the milk in your cafè latte? Or what about the sausage and bacon served with full English? It will come as no surprise to you that the animals which produce these products need to eat themselves too. And that’s where ForFarmers comes into the equation. 

ForFarmers produces feed for cattle, pigs and poultry in both conventional and organic livestock farming. And that probably sounds a great deal simpler than it actually is. Make no mistake: an awful lot of knowledge, research and innovation has gone into one of those seemingly simple-looking chunks of animal feed. And these are the kind of things we, as a company, invest a great deal in. 

Proud values:


Working for ForFarmers is more than a job; it's a passion. The farming business is what makes us tick. We do everything we can to future-proof the sector, and this ambition shines through in our behaviour and our way of working. We push back boundaries and go the extra mile for our customers, suppliers and colleagues.


Our actions have an impact. We help farmers work in a sustainable way so that together we can safeguard the continuity of the farming business. The same principle applies to our day-to-day operations: we take good care of our customers and other stakeholders, and always aim for the best, most efficient and most sustainable result.


Keeping an open mind enables us to support farmers in the rapidly changing agricultural sector. We are able to adapt to the needs and working methods of the industry and are always on the lookout for new opportunities. We are clear about our intentions and expectations and prefer to listen than to speak.


Addressing the challenges with which the agricultural industry is faced requires a joint effort and mutual trust. We join forces with colleagues and customers and work as one team towards our shared goals. In many cases we take the lead but we are also able to follow if that produces better results.


We have a natural ambition to get things done, regardless of how difficult the job is. We do what we say and say what we do. We are respectful, honest and direct at all times. It is the sign of a ForFarmers employee.


We value diversity in our workplace and welcome enquiries from everyone.

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