Our client is looking to employ an Assistant Pig Manager for their family-run farm in Aberdeenshire (AB41).
Their farming enterprise includes pigs, cattle and arable, with a primary focus on pigs and potatoes.
The third-generation modernised farm has been trading for over 100 years and has a mixture of full-time and part-time team members.
The pig stockperson will work on their 300-sow indoor breeding-to-finish unit.
The high-health farm has dry sows housed in straw courts, fed through Schauer ESF feeders, and they farrow in new and modern fully slatted buildings and feed via Schauer Mamados feed system.
Candidates should have:
- Great pig husbandry skills
- High welfare standards
- Team-player abilities
- Farm machinery experience - counter-balance forklift & pivot steer loader
- Schauer ESF and lactating feeders knowledge would be an advantage
Salary guide: £28,000 - £32,000 DOE
Assistance with accommodation is available, or candidates need to be able to commute to AB41.