Location: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Farm Bonus Scheme
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Agricultural
Contact Name: Ellie Uttley

Pig Stockperson (Outdoor)

Job Description

Reporting to the Team Leader / Breeding Herd Manager, the Stockman will assist with the running
of the breeding herd in a manner that ensures optimum welfare and performance.

Responsible for:
 Consistently meeting LKL Farming's pig welfare standard
 Ensuring all tasks are conducted properly and in a timely manner in accordance with the Work Matrix
or as instructed by the Team Leader / Breeding Herd Manager
 Working to the standard required to ensure proper and efficient running of the unit and to optimise
herd performance
 Maintaining fencing in good order
 Maintaining water supply
 Routine maintenance of the equipment
 Working harmoniously within the team
 Ensuring tidy appearance of unit, including office and rest room
 Biosecurity of unit
Key Tasks
 Inspect stock daily
 Check health and condition, water provision and feed all groups of stock as per standard operating
 Service routines as per standard operating procedure
 Bedding up farrowing huts
 Fostering
 Treat ill or injured sows or piglets in a timely manner to ensure high welfare outcomes and to optimise
 Weaning
 Move and clean huts and prepare paddocks in a timely fashion and to a high standard - as outlined on
the work routine
 Routine stock tasks - ringing, tagging, vaccinating and scanning
 Maintain adequate bedding levels
 Liaise with other departments regarding sow numbers for farrowing, weaned numbers etc.
 Complete records accurately
 Routine maintenance of machinery
 General maintenance of equipment
 Setting up and moving unit
Hours of Work
 Approx 48 hours per week over the course of a year
 Mon-Fri 0700-1530
 Every other weekend, approx 4 hours per day but varies according to production cycle
 31 days holiday


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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