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Head of Farrowing Department - Ref 1564 Devon

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Devon EX22

Job Type
Full Time

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Experience Required
3+ years

£30k - £40k doe


Due to retirement, we have an exciting new job opportunity for a Head of Farrowing Department on a farm in Devon EX22.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a proven ability to deliver consistent results. They will join an established farming company with a well-invested and large modern pig enterprise.

The candidate will be predominantly responsible for the daily welfare and care of both sows and piglets in the farrowing department and other departments.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Ability to manage the day-to-day running of the department
  • Ensure that the welfare of the animals is met at all times
  • Be self-motivated to achieve continuous high-performance targets and improvements
  • Bring strong leadership qualities as part of a dedicated team
  • Be willing to contribute towards continual improvement through new ideas and developments


There is excellent potential for progression with opportunities in other departments, and ongoing training will be given if required. 


Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 doe 


  • Bonus scheme
  • Family or single-person housing available
  • 32 days holiday
  • Workplace pension 

Hours: 7 am – 4 pm working every other weekend.


For further details, please call Roadhogs Recruitment Ltd on Freephone at 0800 999 3655 or 07912864646 or email [email protected].

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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