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Animal Technician - Haywold

A full-time Animal Technician is required at our Haywold pig unit. This position offers an excellent opportunity to work on a 2300 sow unit,running a weekly system, within a team currently achieving outstanding production results.

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 per year

Other Benefits

Company Health Scheme, Company Pension Scheme

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. 

Closing Date - Friday 29th June 2018

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