Farm Stock Person

Recruiter
JMW Farms
Location
Armagh
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Farm Stock Person Full-time, Permanent Salary: £ Competitive /Neg dependant on experience Location: County Armagh COMPANY - JMW Farms is part of a group of companies who are one of the UK and Ireland's leading pig producers. We are growing rapidly, as well as strengthening our position by driving process and continuing to invest in technology, research and development and people. Our ambitious growth strategy relies on recruiting, developing and retaining the most talented people in the business. We are extremely proud of the career opportunities we offer and we provide excellent training to ensure our people reach their full potential THE ROLE - Farm Stock Person- County Armagh Working within the farm team the Live Stock Person will assist in the day to day running of a large scale modern breeding unit KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Reporting to: Farm Manager Main tasks and responsibilities:- Farm Stock Person- County Armagh - General animal welfare of the stock which would include inspections and observing of health issues. - Ensuring feeding and watering of pigs across the site. - General animal welfare duties. - Supporting within the breeding programme of pigs - Farrowing of pigs which would include vaccinating, grading and batching - Moving stock across the site when required - General farms duties including good housekeeping practice - Maintaining accurate Records of all appropriate information. - Adherence to all site Health & Safety, environmental and technical policies and procedures. CRITERIA- Farm Stock Person- County Armagh Essential - Understanding of animal welfare and hygiene practices - Positive can-do attitude is essential along with the ability to work to a high standard without supervision. - Caring, passionate, driven, enthusiastic, competent individual with excellent eye for detail. - Ability to work as part of a team - Experience in working within a fast pace environment - Flexibility and willingness to learn - Basic English and maths - Ability to work overtime and weekends (rotating work pattern) Desirable: - Previous experience in livestock skills and in dealing with the day to day running of a farm. - Full Clean Driving licence Does this sound like you?... If the answer is yes please click the “Apply Now” button today. You will be forwarded an online application form to further strengthen your application and we will respond to you in due course. Good Luck...

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