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Senior Pig Stockperson – Ref 1042 Bedfordshire

  • Full Time
  • Bedfordshire
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • This position has been filled
  • Sep 30, 2021

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Our client is looking to employ a Senior Pig Stockperson for its 550-sow farm in Bedfordshire (MK44).

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to lead the team at one of three thriving pig farms within a company farming pigs for over 65 years.

The pig farms sit alongside a large 2,450-hectare arable farm as part of a group of companies.  This is a great prospect for someone who wants to be an essential part of a large, well-respected organization.

The unit was refurbished 10 years ago with a state-of-the-art weaner and farrowing accommodation.

Responsibilities:

  • To manage a team of two full-time staff members to ensure effective day-to-day operations of the breeding and weaner unit
  • To ensure high levels of production and exemplary standards of animal welfare whilst also maintaining buildings, feed systems and all farm equipment

 

Ideal Person Specification:

  • This is a practical hands-on role, so an affinity with pigs & indoor farming methods
  • A proven track record in a similar environment with some management responsibility
  • Excellent stockmanship
  • Effective leadership and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and a can-do attitude
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in all areas of the farm
  • Passionate about a strong health and safety culture

 

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (d.o.e)

Plus:

  • 4-bed house
  • Work 1 in 3 weekends working rota (when experienced to do so)
  • Bonus scheme

Tagged as: agriculture, bedfordshire, farm worker, farming, farrowing, indoor pigs, livestock, pig farm, pigs, sows, stockman

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