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Grower Fields Person

  • Full Time
  • Eye, Suffolk
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Oct 31, 2020

pilgrimsuk Pilgrims Pride Ltd

Pilgrims Pride Ltd

We know about food!

BQP is the largest pig producer in the UK working with over 350 partnership farmers to supply high welfare, quality pork products to premium markets.  Part of Pilgrim’s Pride UK Ltd, we are a totally integrated business and are proud of our ‘farm to fork’ approach.   The Agricultural team based at Stradbroke in Suffolk is made up of our team of vets, fields staff, technical and support staff working together to ensure that our supply chain from beginning to end operates within the highest standards of welfare, quality and efficiency.

Delivering business success through our people

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Fields Person to join our Grower Farms team and provide support to our farmers located in the Midlands area producing Outdoor Bred pigs for our supply chain.  Based from home and ideally in the Midlands the successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of practical pig production, demonstrate excellent communication skills and have confidence to work on their own initiative, providing exceptional support to our Grower Farmers in this area. 

The key objectives of this role include working closely with farmers to obtain the highest of pig welfare and production standards including Health & Safety and worker welfare, ensuring assurance standards on farm are met.  In addition, supporting the farmer to meet targets on physical performance including FCR, mortality, growth rate and slaughter weights as well as planning/forecasting of pig numbers both into farms and abattoir.

You will also work with other members of the team to deliver effective farm performance including vets, fields staff, technical and admin staff and represent the business externally with customers and other stakeholders including promoting the opportunities of becoming a BQP producer and working with associated teams in relation to maximizing pig health and welfare.

Our people really make the difference  

• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership 

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

• Life insurance and pension to all of our employees

• Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more  

• Learning opportunities

• Competitive holiday entitlement

• Long service awards

• Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites

• Discounted staff shop at many of our sites

• On site free parking

• Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you


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