Pig Stockperson

Pig Farm

Job Purpose The pig stockperson will be working on a 750 sow breeding herd. Working on a 3 week system; farrow, wean and serve.  Duties and Responsibilities of the Job Main Duties a. Assist staff to implement work to a high standard. b. Carry out daily husbandry tasks relevant to pigs including feeding, serving, stock health tasks, record keeping, movement, weighing and power washing. c. Assist to ensure adequate stock levels, biosecurity, maintenance and tidiness of the equipment, machinery and premises. d. Undertake routine duties and assist when needed as requested by the Pig Unit Manager. e.  Maintain effective communication with staff and work as a team to ensure the smooth running of the unit. f. Participate in an annual appraisal of performance as laid down in the agreed guidelines  Qualifications / Skills / Knowledge / Qualities It is crucial that the successful candidate can meet our needs: 1.       Minimum of 1-year previous indoor experience 2.       Has a driving license 3.       High professional standards in work and behaviour 4.       Excellent pig husbandry skills and a proven track record of maintaining high welfare standards 5.       Must have clear verbal communication skills to enable the smooth running of the unit. 6.        An ability to be self-managed and work alone from time to time 7.       Is passionate about the pig industry 8.       Has great attention to detail and a strong work ethic 9.       Is willing to learn and get stuck in – the right attitude is key    

 All suitable applicants will go through an interview process

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