Eggs only better! We’ve come a long way since producing our first egg in 1982, but some things never change. At St Ewe, we firmly believe that you can run a growing, successful business and remain true to family values.

Our mission remains the same: to be leaders of innovation, warriors of welfare, championing British farming, and turning our business into a force for good.

Our story is written by our exceptional team of talented, passionate people (and hens) striving every day to make our mission a reality.

If you are on this page that means you are thinking about joining our family-run business and looking for your next career move.

St Ewe Free Range Eggs is a family-owned and run food business that farms sustainably, employs locally, is environmentally conscious, and works hard to make sure that we have a minimum impact on the world’s resources.

We are proudly RSPCA Assured, Red Lion Code accredited and Vegetarian Society approved meaning our multi-award-winning produce comes from high-welfare hens, who deliver high-quality, delicious-tasting free-range eggs to the market.

Through our vision and innovation, we are continuing to rapidly grow, develop new product lines, and expand our operations.

We offer full training and as a growing business, we can offer the opportunity for growth and development in your career.

If there is not a job advertised that you think you can do, please feel free to send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you would be an asset to our flock!

For all job applications please send your CV and covering letter to Lisa at: personnel@stewe.co.uk

Job Opportunities

Packaging Line Leader

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St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide leadership and set an excellent example
  • Responsible for traceability and accurate production reporting.
  • Ensure all packaging is ready as required.
  • Refill and maintain printers.
  • Lead on clean downs.
  • Identify and report on safety related issues to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Monitoring egg quality.
  • Responsible for ensuring all team members are trained in their role.
  • Make sure all team members have the tools required to carry out their role.
  • Ensure a constant feed of egg.
  • Ensure clean as you go is maintained.
  • Make sure waste egg containers are available.
  • Carry out quality checks of finished products.
  • Box finished goods and palletise

Experience:

  • Previous experience in food production or manufacturing
  • Great communication skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive approach
  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English
  • Level 3 Food Safety
  • Knowledge of food production practices
  • Previous experience in a production environment.
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Self-motivated, organised, and able to work on own initiative to meet deadlines.
  • Positive personality.
  • Friendly disposition.

This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and responsibilities as necessary to meet business needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £12.60 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Packaging Team Member (Part time + full time)

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The Role

Teamwork, positive spirit, and a ‘roll your sleeves up and get stuck in’ attitude is key, as this role is not for the faint-hearted and is as fast paced as our business approach………..

Responsibilities Include:

  • Loading incoming eggs from producer farms
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines to ensure safe working.
  • Monitoring egg quality
  • Lining up the correct packaging to the machinery for the correct range of eggs
  • Be proactive and plan ahead for following packing requirements
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Date code required products
  • Box finished goods and palletise
  • Clean as you go, end of day hygiene tasks
  • Packing eggs into boxes and onto trays from the fast-moving conveyor belt

The Applicant:

  • High attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • A proactive way of working
  • Work as part of a team and without direct supervision
  • Organised
  • Good communicator

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and responsibilities as necessary to meet business needs.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 – 30 per week

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Engineer Manager

At St. Ewe Free Range Eggs, we do things a little differently. Our nurturing, transparent, bold, and positive family values, means that our teams’ welfare is as important to us as the welfare of our beautiful hens.

When you join the flock, you become part of our family and will benefit from many perks including – quarterly profit share bonuses, a company pension scheme and fun team days throughout the year.

St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Managers translate strategy into action, executing plans brilliantly. Managers typically lead a team or are subject matter experts.

As our Engineering manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the ambitious plans for this rapidly growing business. The role is wide-ranging in scope with your key responsibilities being to develop and implement engineeering strategies, scope and deliver capital projects and initiviatives that align with the Company’s growth objectives and customers requirements.

  • Team Leadership: Lead and manage the engineering team, investing in their capability and morale through training, development and active team engagement
  • Project Responsibility: Take ownership of capital investment projects from inception to completion, ensuring successful delivery within scope, budget and timeline
  • Budget management: Negotiate and optimise contracts and deliver value adding budgetary control and improvements
  • Compliance – Ensure compliance with all Food safety, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations, promoting a culture of technical excellence & safety awareness across the business
  • Business Performance: Develop, drive and report departmental KPI’s to demonstrate performance, including key metrics such as PPM attainment, spend vs budget, downtime & Project timeline
  • Resource Management: Effective management of contractors to ensure standard of work whilst adhering to site Health & safety and environmental policies
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with key internal & external stakeholders to ensure optimal business performance and effective management of change.
  • Environmental impact: Take the lead in promoting energy efficiency throughout all projects, ensuring that each initiative aligns with our commitment to sustainability.
  • Continuous Improvement: Support the business to drive improvements in productivity by proposing and implementing new and creative solutions to operational & engineering challenges.

Skills Required

  • Demonstrated success in managing at various levels including contractor management.
  • A strong foundation in engineering.
  • Electrical and mechanical engineering experience.
  • Exceptional attention to detail with a proactive approach to problem-solving..
  • Certifications: PMP/PRINCE II certification is advantageous
  • Over 5 years experience in an engineering leadship role, preferably in the food manufacturing sector.
  • Experience in leading Capital projects >£500k

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Multi Skilled Engineer

St Ewe Free Range Eggs is a family owned and run food business and we farm sustainably, employ locally, are environmentally conscious and work hard to make sure that we have a minimum impact on the world’s resources.

We are proudly RSPCA Assured, Red Lion Code accredited, and Vegetarian Society approved meaning our multi award-winning produce comes from high welfare hens, who deliver high quality, delicious tasting free-range eggs to the market.

We have enjoyed incredible success in recent years, and this is an exciting time to join in the fun. Through our vision and innovation, we are continuing to rapidly grow, develop new product lines and expand our operations.

You will be responsible for providing the electrical and mechanical maintenance and repairs for the equipment across the whole facility. Working as a key member of the operations team you will ensure that our business operates in a planned, organised, efficient, and safe way, whilst maintaining the St Ewe Eggs family culture. St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

You will be responsible for delivering high levels of GMP, food safety and integrity standards.

  • Undertake Electrical and Mechanical routine checking of equipment, quality inspections and troubleshooting on the production lines, working to minimise downtime
  • Effective communication with the productions team, providing timely updates on breakdowns/down time
  • Technical support for the plant facilities and services, including compressed air and refrigeration
  • Input to and carry out Preventive & Predictive Maintenance Routines – Support the Production Team in achieving targets
  • Closely monitor line and machine performance, identifying and investigating faults
  • Analyse the efficiency of current procedures and suggest improvements
  • Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment, installations, and modifications –
  • Maintain cleanliness in any areas in which you are working, including any transit areas to and from the workshop, including the workshop and stores
  • Update the maintenance management system, records of all changes, stores transactions made, and work carried out.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the facility and grounds.
  • Actively participate in toolbox talks and undertake permit to work and/or risk assessments
  • Ensure all systems comply with the relevant health and safety legislation, as well as relevant site food hygiene and safety requirements

Skills Required

  • Work well under pressure
  • Work proactively
  • Work as part of a team
  • Be organised
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Be proficient in Excel and Word
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the food industry

The days for this role will be 7am – 4pm Tuesday to Saturday. A level of flexibility will be required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £40,600.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Warehouse Team Member

We have come a long way since the beginning of our free-range journey in 2007, and with over 40 years of farming experience under our belts, we have always remained true to our deep-rooted family values, and mission: to be leaders of innovation, warriors of welfare, championing British farming, and turning our business into a force for good.

Our story is written by our exceptional team of talented, passionate people (and hens) striving every day to make our mission a reality.

St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

The warehouse is a busy operation where you will be unloading and loading eggs from our own in-house transport, as well as working with numerous external haulage companies. You will be expected to work in a fast paced environment, in both ambient and chill temperatures often in the presence of noise. Therefore you must be fit, well and able to bend, stoop, twist, lift, push, pull, demonstrate manual dexterity and be prepared to be on your feet for most of the working day. You will be required to follow cleaning and personal hygiene rules to ensure the highest standards of product integrity and safety at all times.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Unloading incoming eggs from producer farms
  • Be proactive and plan ahead for following packing requirements
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Order processing
  • Labelling and logging all movements of eggs and packaging
  • Data input
  • Completing paperwork thoroughly and accurately
  • Following St Ewe’s strict cleaning regime, to maintain the highest standards of hygiene and food safety at all times
  • Other responsibilities may be required from time to time in order to meet with demand.

Skills Required

  • Works well under pressure
  • Proactive way of working Work as part of a team
  • Organised Good communicator
  • Warehousing and manual handling experience preferred
  • Forklift qualification preferred
  • Knowledge of food production practices
  • Previous experience in a production environment.

The hours and days for this role will be 11.30am – 8pm Monday to Friday.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Warehouse & Washbay Team Member

We have come a long way since the beginning of our free-range journey in 2007, and with over 40 years of farming experience under our belts, we have always remained true to our deep-rooted family values, and mission: to be leaders of innovation, warriors of welfare, championing British farming, and turning our business into a force for good.

Our story is written by our exceptional team of talented, passionate people (and hens) striving every day to make our mission a reality.

St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

The warehouse is a busy operation where you will be unloading and loading eggs from our own in-house transport, as well as working with numerous external haulage companies. You will be expected to work in a fast paced environment, in both ambient and chill temperatures often in the presence of noise. Therefore you must be fit, well and able to bend, stoop, twist, lift, push, pull, demonstrate manual dexterity and be prepared to be on your feet for most of the working day. You will be required to follow cleaning and personal hygiene rules to ensure the highest standards of product integrity and safety at all times.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Unloading incoming eggs from producer farms
  • Loading tray wash machine
  • Pallet building
  • Layer pad and pallet tray washing
  • Be proactive and plan ahead for following packing requirements
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Order processing
  • Labelling and logging all movements of eggs and packaging
  • Data input
  • Completing paperwork thoroughly and accurately
  • Following St Ewe’s strict cleaning regime, to maintain the highest standards of hygiene and food safety at all times
  • Other responsibilities may be required from time to time in order to meet with demand.

Skills Required

  • Works well under pressure
  • Proactive way of working Work as part of a team
  • Organised Good communicator
  • Warehousing and manual handling experience preferred
  • Forklift qualification preferred
  • Knowledge of food production practices
  • Previous experience in a production environment.

The hours and days for this role Friday 11.30am – 8pm, Saturday 8am – 8pm, Sunday 9am – 8pm and Monday 11.30am – 8pm.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £12.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Technical Trainer

Team Leaders balance exceptional delivery for customers on what, matters – engaging teams with the needs of the business. They can be the first layer of people managers, or subject matter experts. This role has responsibility for delivering technical, role specific training, as well as coaching our teams to build capability. The role will ensure that all training is carried out in a consistent manner and to the highest standards, which then enables our teams to utilise new skills to support business growth. A key part of the role will be validating the learning to ensure competence has been maintained. The role will work closer with the operations and technical teams to ensure training is up to date for existing team members, and new starters.

St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with the technical and operations teams to review existing standard operating procedures (SOP’s), as well as written work instructions
  • Working collaboratively with the above teams to ensure all SOP’s and work instructions are up to date, and highlight where there are gaps which need to be filled
  • Creating a training matrix which highlights what company specific training is required for each role
  • Producing an effective way of validating competence post training/ coaching Ensuring this dovetails into the overarching training plan for the business, and works in alignment with the e-learning system
  • Developing a plan to train, and/ or coach all existing members of staff within the business to the required level – considering whether one to one coaching is required, or group sessions Formulating a plan, with team leaders and managers from across the business to up skill new starters
  • Organising and structuring training records to ensure they are up to date, and can be audited regularly Producing reports on training completion rates, and outstanding requirements on a monthly basis
  • Devising suitable methods of evaluating the effectiveness of training, and make any necessary changes you feel are required
  • Working closely with the operations and technical teams to achieve and maintain SALSA, BRC and M&S accreditations
  • To be open to completing tasks which may fall outside of your role/ remit.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £28,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person

Driver

This role will predominantly be working Tuesday to Saturday, up to 2 nights away. However a level of flexibility will be required.

The route will include deliveries within Central London.

You will be required to follow cleaning and personal hygiene rules to ensure the highest standards of product integrity and safety at all times.

You will be responsible for delivering high levels of GMP, food safety and integrity standards.

St Ewe believe in a fairer future for all, and we know that by working together we can do much, much more. We believe that everyone has the right to live without fear or prejudice regardless of race, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, social class, religion and belief.

Everyone should be able to make a full contribution to society in their own unique way and live in a world which demonstrates respect and values diversity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collection and delivery of egg
  • Loading and unloading palletised eggs using tail lift
  • Daily vehicle checks and defect reporting
  • Cleaning the vehicle and trailer
  • Communicating load volume and ETA via mobile app
  • Completing paperwork thoroughly and accurately
  • Following St Ewe’s strict cleaning regime, to maintain the highest standards of hygiene and food safety at all times
  • Other responsibilities may be required from time to time in order to meet with demand

The Applicant

The successful applicant will need:

  • LGV Class 1 licence
  • Hold a current DCPC Card and Digital Tachograph Driver Card.
  • Good knowledge of the South-West and London road networks
  • Strong work-ethic and be able to work well under supervision as part of the wider driving team
  • Working to deadlines
  • Confident, polite and a team player.
  • The ability to load and unload with hand pallet truck
  • Have a flexible, positive, can-do attitude
  • Organised
  • Good communicator

Job Type: Permanent

Pay: £15.38 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person