Capestone Careers

A place for you in our team

At Capestone Organic Poultry Ltd we are a unique farm to fork business, rearing our own poultry and processing our products on site.  This means we have a huge range of roles within our team, from the farm to the factory, from finance to food technology!

We have a fantastic team of over 200 permanent staff, and we also have seasonal opportunities available on the farm.

Have a look at our vacancies and see if there is a role for you to utilise your skills and experience.

Technical Coordinator

To provide the technical department and business with coordinated data from which to run the factory to meet legal and customer requirements of food safety and quality.

Your duties will include:

· Input all technical data, including complaints, micro results and concessions and trending out the information

· Administration of laboratory testing schedule, sample collection, logging and trending results

· Collation and data input of all customer and consumer complaints

· Liaising with customer to provide product testing information e.g. certificates of analysis, micro testing, etc.

· Completion of internal KPI reports & External reports, advise of trends and associated information

· Completion of COAs for positive release of product, seek concessions and support the export process.

· Compilation of information for the completion of customer technical data where appropriate, e.g., questionnaires and specifications of finished product out of Capestone

· Undertaking sensory evaluation and taste panels

· Assisting with the update& management of the Quality Management System and all aspects within it with the direct support from the Technical Manager

· Coordinating traceability exercises, on a monthly basis and as required by customers & Audits

· Carrying out internal audits as part of the Internal Audit team

· Support Technical Management in customer visits and third-party audits.

· Administration experience

· Excellent organisational skills

· Competent user of IT

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Attention to detail

· An understanding of food safety and quality

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00-£23,000.00 per year

Hygiene Operative

Hardworking individuals are required to work with our Hygiene team in our poultry production factory. You will have responsibility for detailed cleaning of our production facility using both high and low pressure washing, chemical application and hand cleaning.

The Hygiene team are responsible for meeting all required food safety legislation requirements and customer codes of practice.

The position involves industrial cleaning – this is not domestic or office type cleaning.

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to work as part of a team

·Industrial cleaning experience

·Applicants must possess a willingness to learn and be able to work as part of a team. Full training will be given in this role.

· Applicants must have full driving license and own transport

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Starting from £10.00/hour

Poultry Operatives

Capestone are looking to recruit Poultry Operatives in a full time, fixed term contract from June – December 18th. The position would involve working as part of the poultry team to enable the running of all poultry operations and ensuring the welfare of all poultry. The role is based outdoors.

Your duties will include:

Practice the bio-security standards applicable to the farm

Ensure birds have access to sufficient feed and water in sheds

Provide fresh bedding when required

Responsibility for health and welfare of poultry

Responsibility for the sheds in which the poultry are kept

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to work as part of a team

Full-time, Fixed-term

Salary: £8.91/hour


Frequently asked questions

Absolutely. Many of our team leaders, supervisors, and managers joined the Capestone Team as Operatives. Our commitment to developing, training and retaining the enthusiasm  and drive of our staff, will enable us together to share in the success of the company. 

We will provide you with full training and on-going support whenever you require it. 

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