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If you would like to join the team at Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd please send your C/V along with a covering letter which states the areas of the business that would be of interest via email to clair@owentaylor.co.uk. Alternatively you can download our application form in the download section of our website.

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Miss Clair Channer - Human Resources and Office Manager

Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd

27 Main Road




DE55 1LA

These are our current vacancies:


Wage negotiable depending on experience. Weekly pay.

Hours nominally Mon – Fri 05:00 – 15:00, Occasional Saturday 05:00 – 09:00 00 (Majority attendance of monthly stock takes)

This opportunity is to work at a catering butchers that also have an on-site cooked meat, pie and cheese department.

Candidates should have a strong track record of production planning, management or supervisory experience of working in a quality food manufacturing environment. Experience in the making, cooking and cooling of pies and meats is essential. Experience of stock control, product development, hygiene management and quality control is important.

Candidates should hold a Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificate or must be willing to undertake relevant qualifications. A good people manager with motivational skills is sought. Candidates must be HACCP trained and willing to undertake further work-related training. Working knowledge of H&S legislation is desirable.

This is an opportunity to join a well-established reputable company that will support talented people. The candidate must understand the complexities of working in a growing medium sized business with a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Staff discount on meat and meat products and auto enrolment pension include some of the benefits.

A full job specification is available for application.

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk


If you are a butcher and would like to join our team please contact carl@owentaylor.co.uk to discuss further

Hours: Monday to Saturday.  48 hours. Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage.

Candidates must have good meat knowledge and knife skills. Essential experience in butchery with catering portion control is required. The candidate must be a proficient steak cutter. A thorough understanding of the meat buyers’ guide is desirable. Predominantly working as a catering stock butcher but able to cut steaks (meeting throughput for industry) when required.

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk


Candidates must be experienced in primal boning and working as part of an experienced butchery team. key duties include breaking down of carcass to primal cuts and all other associated tasks as required.

Wage exceeds national minimum and national living wage if applicable.

Hours Monday to Friday 05.00 hours to 15.00 hours with some Saturdays required throughout the year.

This is a permanent position. If you are interested in this vacancy please apply in writing to carl@owentaylor.co.uk


Hours: Monday to Friday between 05:00 and 15:00. Saturday morning work when required.
Duration: Permanent Position
Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage (National Living Wage where applicable)

Key duties include packing of meat products and operating machinery when trained. Candidates must be able to work in a cold and damp environment. Experience of working in busy sausage and burger production environment would be an advantage

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk


We currently have a permanent full time position available within our Drivers department. 

The hours of work for this position will be approximately 05.00 to end of shift, Monday to Saturday 6 days (we can offer to work 5 days if required with a day off during the week). These hours may vary at different times of the year.

The successful candidate should possess the following:

Will have an excellent knowledge of Customer Service
Will preferably have experience in a similar role

Wages: Above National Living Wage

Please apply in writing to Dave Braithwait via email transport@owentaylor.co.uk 

All candidates must be above 25 years old for insurance purposes.



We have a vacancy for a Hygiene Operative. The successful candidate will be given full training on all aspects of the role.

The role includes the following tasks:
Jet hosing, working with chemicals, stock rotation, following strict hygiene standards and a cleaning schedule, office, factory and machinery cleaning.

Working hours may be negotiable. The role is a 6 day week role (we can reduce to 5 days with a day off during the week if required) from Monday to Saturday. 
The hours of work are Monday to Friday 11.00 to 19.00 hours and Saturday 08.00 hours to 14.00 hours additional hours may be required.

Wages meet National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Apply in writing to Shane Hill via email shane@owentaylor.co.uk