At Roadhogs we have been helping British and international pig farmers to recruit staff since 1990.
We have had the pleasure of sourcing many Permanent Staff of all abilities for our farmers and secured numerous careers for our applicants.
We are the only pig farming recruiters in the UK offering a permanent and temporary Relief Cover service to our farmers.
Our client in Nottinghamshire is looking to hire a Pig Stockperson to join their growing team.
The site is a progressive mixed farming enterprise, comprising 1000 acres of arable land, 500 breeding mule ewes and an 800 sow farrow-to-finish pig unit.
This is a progressive farm where dry sows are kept in outdoor paddocks, a new 109-crate building enables sows to farrow indoors as well as a new 2600-place weaner building.
- Prior experience with pigs is desired (not essential as training will be given)
- Candidates must be positive with a can-do attitude
- Must be self-motivated, a team player, and have a willingness to learn
- Candidates should be committed to self-improvement
- Must be willing to continue the development and high welfare standards of the pig unit
- Sow management
- Dry-sow management
- General pig husbandry & welfare of animals
This company ensures staff are sufficiently trained in all areas of the unit to allow flexibility and learning.
Salary: £23k - £28k per annum D.O.E
(Paid hourly + OT and bonuses)
No accommodation is available so candidates must be able to commute to NG24.
Our candidate has worked in a commercial pig farming environment for over five years.
They have worked across all departments and covered all aspects of pig husbandry on a unit Denmark, where they gained all their pig farming skills.
Previous to that, they worked in agriculture in Italy.
Our candidate is considered hardworking, very flexible with a strong team spirit. They are always willing to listen and learn and are likeable.
This individual is looking to move to the UK to work on a pig unit, anywhere with accommodation.