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Experienced Pig Stockperson – Ref 1179 Scotland

  • Full Time
  • Scotland
  • Posted 2 months ago

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

We are recruiting an experienced Pig Stockperson for a farm in North East Scotland (AB54).

The pig farm is a modern and well-equipped company. This large-scale modern unit is committed to investing in the future, both in equipment and personnel.

The chosen candidate will join a well-established 1100-sow indoor unit. The slatted unit boasts modern farrowing houses with one third farrowing in newly installed freedom pens.

The pigs are predominately liquid fed. The breeding enterprise is a multiplication unit applying finishers to other own units off-site.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Competent AI and servicing procedures
  • Keenness and experience in identifying and managing any return heats
  • Confidence in working with and handling boars throughout the breeding unit
  • Good attention to detail, organisation and excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Data-led decision-making skills
  • Ability to use the latest technology
  • A caring, empathetic attitude, where animals’ well-being is at the forefront
  • A willingness to learn
  • 5 years of pig farming experience

 

Experience with forklifts is desirable but not essential, as training and assistance will be given.

Job Benefits:

  • Salary – Competitive & negotiated
  • Standard holiday entitlement
  • The rate of pay and overtime will be discussed depending on the applicant
  • A detached house
  • Opportunities for progression within the enterprise, with an annual appraisal along with various training courses
  • 40 hours weekly – 1 in 3 rotation

To apply for this job email your details to liz.barker@roadhogsrecruit.co.uk

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