Outdoor Pig Breeding Stockperson

  • Full Time
  • Norfolk
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Mar 31, 2019

Wayland Farms Ltd

About Wayland Farms:

Wayland Farms Ltd are a pig production company who are passionate about breeding and nurturing the best pigs in the country. We form part of the successful Cranswick Plc., one of the largest food producers in Britain.

Job responsibilities of Outdoor Pig Breeding Stockperson:

  • You will be actively involved with all areas of the pig breeding or rearing cycle
  • You will be based on our Outdoor Breeding Units in the Breckland area of Norfolk and Lakenheath area of Suffolk
  • On a day to day basis this includes feeding, moving, serving and handling the pigs
  • You will also maintain the condition and appearance of the farming unit

What you will need:

  • You must prioritise animal welfare
  • To be self-motivated, flexible and a great team player.
  • Our farms consist of teams of 3-5 people, therefore you have got to be reliable and demonstrate good time keeping

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 depending on experience
  • The shift pattern is Monday to Friday with alternate weekend work; total of 45 hours per week
  • Consistent pay and the above hours mean you get a good work life balance in the farming industry
  • Pension – 2% employer contributions/3% employee contributions
  • Discounted sharescheme after 1 year’s service at December
  • Death in service insurance
  • We recognise that to do a good job, you need good equipment and we invest in quality machinery and tools to help with this
  • We provide both on and off farm training, increasing your knowledge and experience in all areas of pig farming
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