Jobs / Careers

We have the following career opportunities available at Dovecote Park:

Job Title: Meat Trimmer

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

Pay: Competitive

Job role: To achieve company specifications relating to yields by undertaking all cutting and packing activities in a consistent and effective manner.  Applicants must have basic knife skills



Job Title: Facilities Operative - Nights

Days/hours:  Monday to Friday 6.00pm to 3.00am
                     or
                     4 shifts on and 4 shifts off - 6.00pm to 4.00am

Pay: £9.09 per hour

Job Role: To follow the cleaning schedule and procedures to ensure that Dovecote Park Ltd complies with hygiene legislative requirements for the food industry.



Job Title: Engineering Administrator

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

Pay: Competitive

Job Role:  The role involves managing, organising and updating relevant data and providing administrative support for the engineering department.  Engineering experience is not essential but the role requires excellent IT skills



Job Title: Yield Coordinator

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: This role relates to the monitoring and reporting of yields within the Boning Hall.  Applicants will assist the Senior Management Team and the NPD department with costing exercises and report yield increases and decreases.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong numerical skills



Job Title: Senior QA Technician

Day/Hours: 77 hours over a two week period (hours may vary as required for the business)

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: To ensure that all products manufactured by Dovecote Park meet customer specification and relevant quality, safety and legislative standards at all times.



Job Title: Abattoir Operative  - Skellingthorpe Site (Lincoln)

Days/Hours: 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: To ensure that all aspects of policies are strictly adhered to enabling the company to comply with Customer and Legislative requirements relating to humane slaughter, hygiene, quality, legality and food safety



Job Title: Apprentices - NPD and Purchasing
                 Apprentices - Butchery

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday

Pay: Competitive

Job Role:  We are offering various apprenticeships across our company.  These include positions in our innovation and expanding NPD department where you will get the opportunity to work on new concepts and ideas.  Also within our Boning Hall department where you will have the opportunity to become a fully qualified butcher.




We regularly recruit into these departments and you can express your interest in working for us, by completing an application form:


Job Title: Retail Production Operative

Days/hours: Shifts – 77 hours over a two week period (hours may vary as required for the business)

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: Working in a chilled factory environment to achieve company specifications relating to yields by undertaking all packing activities in a consistent and effective manner.  Gather ingredients and ingredient control, process end packing, finished product packing, scale checks, leak and seal checks and product change over.


Job Title: Meat Trimmers

Days/Hours: 40 hours Monday to Friday

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: To achieve company specifications relating to yields by undertaking all cutting and packing activities in a consistent and effective manner.



Job Title: Processing Operatives

Days/Hours: 40 Hours Monday to Friday

Pay: Competitive

Job Role: To achieve company specifications relating to yields by undertaking all cutting and packing activities in a consistent and effective manner.




Please fill out the application form below each job description and return to us, alternatively contact us on 01977 620327 to request an application form or e-mail hr@dovecotepark.co.uk  

Due to the high volume of applications received for each role, only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  

Dovecote Park is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against applicants on the grounds of disability, age, gender, ethnic origin, race, religion or sexual orientation.