Website Rattlerow Farms
Salary: Competitive Basic + House + Bonus Scheme
Rattlerow Farms is one of the largest and longest established, privately owned and entirely independent pig genetics businesses in Europe. The company has over 60 year’s experience, spanning three generations, and has continuously invested in its genetics and high health which has allowed it to make enormous economic gains with producers and also retailers.
You will be working on a 700 sow multiplication, closed herd breeding unit, alongside 6-7 extremely experienced colleagues. The farm covers all areas of the production process from Farrowing, Weaning, Serving, Gilt Selection and Finishing, selling breeding stock to some of the UK’s most successful farms.
You will be covering all areas of the farm at first until management understands the most suitable area for you to focus on. This is a rare opportunity for someone with pig experience to work on a unit that is achieving exceptional figures, and learn from some very experienced stockman to propel your career to the next level.
This farm has achieved some extraordinary figures consistently averaging over 30 pigs reared/sow/year. As a result of its unprecedented performance, it has won multiple awards at the National Pig Awards including ‘National Herd Productivity Award,’ and also individual awards such as ‘Stockman of the year.’
Rattlerow Farms has recently won the ‘Investor In Training Award,’ at the National Pig awards which is an enormous accolade to the investment this business shows in each and every individual they employ so there will be external training provided.
All animals are looked after to Red Tractor Assured Standards so candidates must have a focus on welfare and enjoy an active job.
– Very competitive package
– A house can be provided (if required)
– Bonus structure dependant on performance
– Experienced team to learn and develop
– External training courses
– Company days out (previous days include paintballing, climbing three peaks, Centre Parks)
– Hard working, ‘Can Do’ Attitude
– Minimum of 4 years pig experience (preferred)
– Someone that will work regular weekends
– Be able to drive a tractor
– Confident in all areas of pig production
– People that enjoy working with animals
– Driving licence
– People who have no exposure to other pigs or pig farms
If this position is of interest please send your cv to nick.lawson@ Rattlerow.co.uk
We have a variety of trainee and senior stockman roles at present so if this particular role is not suitable, please call Nick Lawson at Rattlerow Farms on 07785465989 or email email@example.com to discuss other opportunities which you can apply for.