Management Trainee Position

Aviagen Turkeys are looking for a Management Trainee, based at our head office near Tattenhall, Cheshire. This position is aimed at those wishing to develop a career in the turkey breeding business. This is a varied role which will involve spending time within a range of departments across the company. The areas covered during the year placement include, production, R&D, hatchery, logistics, planning, finance, sales and marketing. Full training will be given in biosecurity, welfare and health and safety.

You will have a biological or agricultural interest and have demonstrated exceptional organisation, interpersonal and communication skills. You will be a proven self-starter with a hands-on attitude and ability to take ownership of a range of tasks simultaneously. The job may require some travel nationally and internationally. This could potentially be at one of our business division companies, Le Sayec in France.

  • Passion for agriculture in your character is a bonus, especially to improve in all aspects of breeding and housing.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of other European languages is an asset. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Prepared for some national and international travelling.
  • Team player, entrepreneurial mind-set, able to work structured, pro-active and self-organised.
  • Full UK Driving License.

Place of employment

HQ in Tattenhall, Cheshire, UK.


Aviagen Turkeys Ltd offers a role with a lot of variety and the chance to develop your experiences further within the company. The company provides a package of great support within a dedicated team and a research and development driven company. Aviagen Turkeys offers considerable autonomy and possibilities to further grow your knowledge and network. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered. Working hours will vary depending on the area of business. 


If you have any questions, please contact Yasmin Oakley [email protected]


Aviagen Turkeys is always interested in hearing from qualified and ambitious candidates seeking careers in the agricultural industry.

Aviagen Turkeys has world-class scientific knowledge, extensive breeding expertise and widley respected animal husbandry techniques, therefore they are keen to share job opportunities in all areas.

An example of some of the working areas and training offered:

  • Farming
  • Logistics
  • Laboratory
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition
  • Technology
  • Accounts
  • Veterinary
  • Production
  • Sales
  • Full training will be given in Biosecurity, Animal Welfare, plus Health & Safety



If you would like to submit your CV for us to have on file for future openings in any of the areas mentioned above, please attach your CV and email to: [email protected]


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