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Animal/Lab Technician - Callerburn

We are looking to employ a full-time Animal/Lab Technician for our state-of-the-art, 200 place boar stud located in the Borders. We are looking for a practical and reliable team member who shows a positive can-do attitude. Experience an advantage, but full training will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking Company at the forefront of AI technology within the Pig Industry. These positions offer good remuneration package, Company Health Scheme and an excellent Company Pension Scheme.

Responsible for

  • Providing a quality product to customers at all times
  • Ensure the health and welfare of the Boars at all times
  • Maintain accurate and legible records
  • Comply with all testing routines
  • Maintaining the health of the stud by following bio security  procedures at all times
  • To promote and practice the JSR core values
  • Working to the industry standards set out by B-PEX

Main Tasks

  • Conduct a professional attitude at all times
  • Analysis and processing of semen
  • Dilution and secondary dilution of semen
  • Accurately packing and dispatching semen orders to customers
  • Keep the Laboratory area clean, tidy and disinfected
  • Assist in the boar house when required
  • Follow JSR protocols and comply with B-PEX standards at all times.
  • Highlight any foreseeable problems to your line manager
  • Comply with health and safety requirements at all time


  • Minimum 40 hours per week including Statutory bank holidays with some early starts.


  • 31 days - including statutory bank holidays per year


  • Depending on age and experience

Other Benefits

  • Company Health Scheme. Pension Scheme

Notice Period

  • 2 months

Closing Date

  • Friday 16 March 2018

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