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Selection Specialist

An opportunity has arisen within the JSR Genetics business for a Selection Specialist to join our JSR Operations Team based at Southburn. Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager, responsibilities will include:- • Genetic work on 3rd Party Nucleus sites • Selecting breeding stock to the UK and International market place • Selection of breeding stock in line with Customers requirements This position will necessitate extensive travel and a degree of time away from home. We are looking for a proactive team player who has the ability to work on their own with a positive attitude to satisfying both internal and external customer requirements.

Responsible for

  • Correct selection of animals on 3rd party units to meet customer orders
  • Minimise complaints due to lack of conformance with order
  • Ensuring adherence of third party suppliers to JSR genetic standards
  • Supply numbers and availability of pig stocks to the Health and Availability coordinator when requested                                  
  • To promote and practice the JSR core values


Main Tasks

  • Accurate selection of animals for customer orders
  • Highlight any failure of 3rd party unit to comply with JSR Genetics’ standards to the Supply Chain Manager
  • Support and service third party suppliers in meeting JSR Genetics’ requirements
  • Support other members of the team under the Supply Chain Manager when requested
  • Communicate non-conformance with customer requirements prior to dispatch of animals
  • Highlight foreseeable problems with product quality or availability immediately
  • Comply with health and safety requirements at all times


Hours - Typically 39 hours Mon to Fri with flexibility to work longer hours or weekends as required by the post.  Nights away from home are often required as part of this role and the candidate must be able to accommodate this requirement.

Holidays - 31 days including bank holidays

Salary - Dependent on skills and experience

Other Benefits - Company Health Scheme, Phone, Company Credit Card and Company Pension Scheme, Company Car

Notice - 2 months

Closing Date - Wednesday 28 February 2018

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