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Finishing Herds Fieldsman

Due to expansion of new Third Party Finishing accommodation, an opportunity has arisen for a Finishing Herds Fieldsman within our Commercial Pig Production business.

Reporting directly to the Finishing Herds Manager, responsibilities will include:-

  • Assistance in the management of JSR Grow Outs
  • Selection of bacon pigs to fulfil contractual requirements, in turn maximising income
  • Reporting progress against Company KPIs, highlighting & improving underperforming units

A Company vehicle will be provided as this position will necessitate travel to and from units across East Yorkshire. 

This role is crucial to the success of our Commercial Pig Production. We are looking for a proactive team player who has the ability to work on their own, organising their own workload, with a positive attitude to satisfying both internal and external customer requirements. Previous experience of Finisher-Grower would be preferred but not essential.

 Key Objective

To maximise KGS at slaughter and reduce mortality

Responsible for

  • Assisting the Finishing Herd Manager with the day to day implementation of the JSR Feeding herd strategy
  • To build strong relationships with JSR and 3rd Party Grow Out personnel, so they understand JSR performance targets and standards of biosecurity, maintenance, welfare, environmental regulations and Health and Safety
  • Assisting the Finishing Herd Manager with management of Grow Outs
  • Operating to the agreed welfare and environmental protocols
  • Supporting the Finishing Herd Manager in developing strategy to meet the JSR Production KPIs


Main Tasks

  • To assist the Finishing Herd Manager to achieve the Finishing herd production and financial targets
  • To assist the Finishing Herd Manager to implement the nutritional strategy and look to improve the efficiency to meet agreed production targets
  • Optimise the weight and value from the slaughter contracts using slaughter return analysis, to accurately mark and book in slaughter pigs
  • Assist in drawing out bacon pigs and loading
  • Ensure facilities are maintained in a good state of repair and are clean and tidy
  • Produce league tables and reports highlighting progress in achieving agreed KPI’s
  • Assist with recommending and implementing improvements for underperforming units to achieve individual targets
  • Work safely and comply with H&S standards
  • Attend the JSR monthly Production / Finishing Meetings


39 hours per week, plus work as required to achieve the targets


31 days per year including Bank Holidays

Other Benefits

Health Scheme, Company Vehicle, Telephone, Laptop

Notice Period

2 months


Closing Date - Friday 27th July 2018

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