We are currently looking for food production operatives to be part of a team responsible for managing the livestock slaughtering process and preparing the meat for sale. This role will be based with our client based Ayr on a temporary on going contact. This is an important and responsible job and you must absolutely ensure that all of the animals that you work with are treated and processed humanely. What might I be doing? Your work will vary from one company to another but is likely to include the following: Ensuring that all animals are effectively controlled on arrival at the abattoir Killing the animals humanely, in an efficient manner that minimises pain Ensuring that animal welfare is at all times maintained and taking care to ensure that animals do not suffer Preparing the carcasses for sale, ensuring the meat is not spoiled Packing the meat in separate cartons and packaging Cleaning all surfaces and equipment after use Reporting any potential problems to supervisory staff and onsite meat hygiene inspectors Keeping abreast of all food safety and hygiene rules Following strict procedures at all times The successful candidate will have the following - There is a lot of machinery in an abattoir so you'll be expected to be able to operate this although full training is given so that you can work safely at all times. Have previous food production knowledge or experience Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.