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Pig Farm Technician

£27,181 - £29,605 + Group Pension Scheme + Workwear + Cycle scheme + Enhanced maternity & sick pay
Closing date
2 May 2024

Job Details

We are recruiting a Pig Farm Technician for an agricultural University in Shropshire (TF10).

The full-time job will contribute to high standards of care for the pig unit, including hygiene, fertility, production, nutrition, and general animal husbandry. 

The university is looking for motivated team members willing to develop new skills. Previous experience of working with livestock and operating farm machinery is a requirement for the role, though training will be provided. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • An ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team 
  • An ability to take responsibility for allocated tasks and make sound decisions
  • An ability to learn new skills and motivation to work in a role that involves working with animals commitment to ensure the highest standards of livestock health and welfare 
  • Attention to detail and accurate record keeping exceptionally high standards of housekeeping and hygiene


Salary: £27,181 - £29,605 per annum (Depending on relevant qualifications and experience)


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Entitlement to the Group Pension Scheme
  • On-campus retail, catering and gym facilities
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity benefits
  • Enhanced sickness absence payments
  • Cycle scheme supporter 
  • Workwear provided (if applicable)



The routine working week is 37 hours over Monday to Sunday, inclusive.  

There may be a requirement for overtime working from time to time, and time off in lieu may be allowed for agreed hours worked more than 37 hours per week. 

A rota for out-of-hours work for the livestock sector Technicians is required to cover animal feeding, welfare checks and milking. This will be paid at either time of in lieu or time plus one half.  

Accommodation is possibly available, OR local candidates must be able to commute to the campus at TF10.


For further details, please call Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd.

All applications are dealt with in strict confidence, and our applicant service is free. However, not all pig jobs make it to the website, so please consider sending your CV even if you don't see a suitable vacancy.

Currently, we can only accept applications from UK or EU nationals with the right to work in the UK. 



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