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Experienced Farrowing House Manager

  • Full Time
  • Scotland
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Dec 11, 2017

Rattlerow Farms Ltd

COMPANY

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 years’ 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.

ROLE

You will be working on a 430 sow Nucleus/ Multiplication herd which means dealing with some of the most genetically advanced, pure bred and hybrid lines in Europe. This is an extremely physical role and will require long hours at times, however you will be working alongside a highly skilled team of 5, all of which are very supportive.

This role requires a minimum of 12 months experience as you will be responsible for overseeing the entire farrowing process. The unit already has excellent performance which will need to be maintained and improved where possible.

Rattlerow Farms has recently won the ‘Investor in Training Award,’ at the National Pig Awards which is an enormous accolade to the investment they show 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.

BENEFITS

–          Competitive Salary

–          Family accommodation in a superb area of Northern Scotland

–          Experienced team to learn and develop

–          Company days out (previous days include paintballing, Three Peaks challenge, Centre Parcs)

CANDIDATE

–          Hard working, ‘Can Do’ Attitude

–          Minimum of  12 months experience

–          People that enjoy working with animals

–          Driving licence

–          People who have no exposure to other pig farms

If this position is of interest please email Simon Guise, Simon.Guise@Rattlerow.co.uk

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