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Livestock Administrator

Colne (Meat Processing)
Salary Details:
£Competitive + company benefits
Work Level:
Work Level 2
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
22 Oct 2021
About The Role

Imagine what you could achieve here. At Morrisons, our heritage is retail, so working at pace, achieving value and putting the customer first is part of our DNA. 

We’re looking to recruit a Livestock Administrator to join our team.

At Morrisons, we’re the single biggest food manufacturer in the UK, and the only retailer to operate our own processing sites. Which means we’re not just responsible for keeping our shelves stocked - we need to stock our manufacturing sites, too.

The landscape of our sourcing credentials is more important than ever and continues to change. In line with our ambitions to develop a path to sustainable livestock sourcing, we believe our focus on animal health and welfare is key to the future of our livestock procurement, protecting our brand image and satisfying our customers need for good quality food with great value.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team of livestock administrators based in Colne, dealing with all three species for our three Woodheads sites. Responsible for supplier setups, raising purchase orders, livestock payments ensuring they are completed on time and in full, end to end administration for all finance cattle schemes, finance cattle scheme payments, Agent and haulier payments, contract kill administration, external sales administration and several reporting functions across the livestock division.
About You
We're looking for someone who has the following:
Good mathematical knowledge
Sound excel knowledge
Oracle & Niche experience is preferential

Good communication skills
Good reputation for building customer relationships
Self starter
The ability to work in a team and also individually 

Versatile person who is capable of working with Niche, Excel and Oracle. 
Agricultural knowledge is desirable 
Work efficiently to meet deadlines. 

About The Company
Fresh thinking is the name of the game. We think innovatively to provide our customers with quality products and fresh, tasty food from all over the world.

We love talking to suppliers about their products and going out in the field (quite literally) to see what we’re buying for ourselves. We’re refreshingly different because we’re the UK’s most integrated food retailer with our own bakery, cooked meat factory, cheese packaging facilities, fish processing plants and more.

Why Morrisons? We’re multi-award winning - named retailer of the year for international wine and meat & fish. We prepare more food in our stores than any other UK retailer. We also have more in-store Butchers, Fishmongers and Bakers than our competitors. Put simply we’re as passionate about providing good quality products as you are.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 15% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We pride ourselves on being a diverse and inclusive business and are committed to making Morrisons a brilliant place to work, harbouring an environment where our people can thrive. 

Treating all colleagues with respect and dignity is the Morrisons way - we celebrate individuality and love different perspectives. It’s what you bring to the table that matters.