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Experienced Pig Stockman Required – Finishing Unit Role

  • Full Time
  • Stradbroke
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Apr 27, 2018

Rattlerow Farms

Role: Experienced Pig Stockman Required – Finishing Unit Role

Salary: Competitive

Location: Stradbroke

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 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.

ROLE

You will be working on and managing 2 small finishing unit’s. These are both one man unit’s, so you will responsible for the overall running of the farm’s including, welfare of the pigs, order numbers being achieved, ordering pig food and leasing with senior management. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with a bit of pig experience to take on an independent role and become their own boss.

This role requires a minimum of 18 months experience as you will be responsible for overseeing the entire finishing 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 RSPCA Assured Standards so candidates must have a focus on welfare and enjoy an active job.

BENEFITS

–          Competitive Salary

–          Experienced team to learn and develop

–          Company days out (previous days include paintballing, climbing three peaks, Centre Parks)

CANDIDATE

–          Hard working, ‘Can Do’ Attitude

–          Minimum of 18 Months pig experience

–          Be able to drive a tractor

–          Confident at administrating vaccines (Med Vet Qualification)

–          People that enjoy working with animals

–          Driving licence

–          People who have no exposure to other 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 nick.lawson@rattlerow.co.uk to discuss other opportunities which you can apply for

 

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