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Pig Stockperson - Meadow

The JSR Farming Group is a progressive family-owned farming and International Pig Breeding Business based at Southburn, near Driffield in East Yorkshire.

An opportunity has arisen to work at our 720 Sow Multiplication Pig Unit at Meadow Farm near Chester.

The ideal candidate should have completed or be working towards Certificate of Competence Level 2 and must have their own transport, due to the rural location of the unit.

Key Objective

Working within the team performing a variety of husbandry duties on a day to day basis

Responsible For

  • Day to day implementation of the agreed routines to achieve the individual unit goals
  • Promoting and practicing the JSR Core Values
  • Carrying out the day to day tasks required to meet the animals basic welfare requirements
  • Implementing and identifying best practice at all times
  • Developing personal skill level to meet the units targets and operate effectively
  • Operating to the welfare codes of practice and environmental parameters
  • Supporting the Pig Unit Manager and Assistant Pig Manager in implementing and developing the units strategy to meet the units targets
  • Operate safely within the health and safety guidelines

Main Tasks

  • To feed, water and manage the health and environment of the animals daily
  • To provide support and cover for other team members as instructed by the Line Manager
  • To carry out all routines as identified by the Line Manager
  • To inform the Manager of any compromise to the animals welfare
  • To attend training courses as required to improve operating skills
  • To work safely and inform the Line Manager of any potential safety hazards
  • To clear up daily and keep the work area tidy

Hours

Minimum 39 but to work as required to achieve the targets including some  bank/public holidays, weekend work/night shift as required

Holidays

31 days including Bank Holidays days per year

This is a challenging position and we are looking for a hardworking, dedicated and reliable team member. Experience would be preferred in all areas of pig production but not essential as full training will be given.

This position offers accommodation, a good remuneration package, Health Scheme, Company Pension Scheme and a structured Training Programme.

Closing Date - Friday 30th August 2019

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