animal technician


We are currently recruiting for a  full-time Animal Technician for our client to work on a  650 herd Pig Unit at

Southburn near Driffield. This position offers an excellent opportunity to

work within the Company’s commercial UK market, producing weaners

Through to 40 kilos, working on a 5 week batch system.


Role / Responsibilities:


Duties Include:

  • Distributing food and medication to the animals
  • Observing animals for signs of illness
  • Preforming facility maintenance
  • Checking temperature conditions
  • Assisting with problem births
  • Being responsible for all aspects of the pigs before they go to slaughter
  • Heavy lifting and manual labour is required




Essential / Desirable experience required:


Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in pig production preferred
  • Hard working
  • Able to work occasional nights
  • Reasonable level of fitness
  • Able to cover one in three weekends
  • Must drive due to hours of work



This is not a complete statement of duties and may be amended in light of changing needs of the organisation, after consultation with the post holder.


To apply for this position in the first instance send your CV to Scarborough Jobmatch by email and include the title of the position you wish to apply for. 


If you do not hear from us within 14 days of applying for this vacancy, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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