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Field Officer – Pig Industry - Immediate Start


M. Keys Farms Limited is one of the largest and most progressive pig farming enterprises in the United
Kingdom and Ireland. Due to the on-going success and growth of the business we are recruiting a Field
Officer for an immediate start.
You will be a key driver in delivering “best practice” in our pig production facilities which are located across
Northern Ireland.
The successful candidate must have experience in animal husbandry, preferably pigs and can be based
anywhere in Northern Ireland.
You will have to be someone who enjoys working with and caring for animals in a farm environment and of
course, pigs in particular!
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team will be key attributes. You will be expected to act
on your own initiative and be able to solve problems as they arise.

About the job

Key priorities will include ensuring we are industry leaders in the following:
• Creating and maintaining a stress-free environment for all livestock
• Maintaining animal welfare of the highest standard
• Ensuring production is managed in an efficient and cost-effective manner with a particular focus on
eliminating wastage
• Assisting our Growers to achieve optimum performance and feed conversion rates
• Quality Assurance targets are exceeded
• Bio-security standards
• Assist our Growers to develop and maintain excellent buildings and pig accommodation
Field Officer Position Requirements:
• Highly motivated individual with the desire for continuous improvement and to be the best in this
• Excellent communication and influencing skills
• Show attention to detail and be able to prioritise a busy workload
• Good basic level of IT skills on Microsoft packages
• Full and clean driving license
• An affinity and understanding of the farming industry
• Salary £27 – 30k per annum (Dependant on experience)
• Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00
• Holidays - 28 days including bank holidays
• Pension
• Vehicle available for business use
Duties may change to meet the changing requirements of the business. M. Keys Farms Ltd is an equal
opportunities employer.
Please e-mail a CV & cover letter in application to:
Closing Date: 27th January 2023 5pm

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