Pork Production Technician
1d ago
source : SaskJobs

The Production Technician is responsible for the overall care of the pigs in all areas of the barn.

Responsibilities include :

  • Ensure proper handling and comfort of pigs
  • Carry out feeding routine for pigs
  • Weigh, sort and move pigs
  • Recognize and treat common diseases and disorders of finishing pigs
  • Operate feed handling equipment and perform routine service
  • Provide water and perform routine maintenance on water drinkers
  • Interpret labels, handle and administer medications and vaccines
  • Ensure the Unit's biosecurity protocol is followed by all staff and visitors
  • Operate a high pressure washer and ensure cleanliness and sanitation standards for the Unit are met
  • Follow safe manure management procedures when cleaning out manure pits
  • Monitor and maintain proper ventilation and temperature using automated control system
  • Ensure accurate records are kept and submitted in a timely fashion to head office (weekly summary pig movement , weekly mortality and market load sheets)
  • Responsible to act safely in performing job duties at all times
  • Reporting safety concerns to the safety representative and / or Unit Manager.
  • Other duties as required
  • Skills and Abilities

    Type Of Livestock Specialization

  • Swine
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