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Amberley Bacon Company Ltd. is a 1500 sow farrow to wean hog operation located in Goderich, Ontario. We currently have three job openings for Pork Production Technicians (NOC 8252) with at least 1 year experience in the field.


Employment type:              Permanent, full time,40 hours a week (3 vacancies)

Work location:                     Laurier Line 86595 RR3, Goderich, Ontario N7A 3X9 

Business address:            86297 Bluewater Highway RR3, Goderich, Ontario N7A 3X9


Salary/benefits:                   $16.00/h, Group Benefits after 3 months


Position Summary:


Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Pork Production Technician is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities at the hog farm. This position requires the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team to produce specific production goals.


Position Responsibilities:


The Pork Production Technician is expected to be able to demonstrate his/her capability to understand and perform the following technical functions:

·         Works with the Farm Manager to achieve and exceed productivity requirements, including but not limited to: Health and Safety, Quality control, Animal Welfare, Maintenance, Ventilation and Bio-Security.

·         Works with the Farm Manager to achieve excellent marketing results.


Duties include:


·         Formulate feeding programs;

·         Recognize and treat health problems in livestock;

·         Maintain livestock performance records;

·         Select livestock for sale;

·         Follow safety and bio-security procedures;

·         Work with boars in safely manner;

·         Perform artificial insemination;

·         Supervise general farm workers;

·         Pressure washing and cleaning facilities between batches;

·         General maintenance and repairs of buildings and site;

·         Perform general farm duties such as but not limited to maintaining door charts, inventory trackers, ordering feed and medication, operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment.




·         Excellent communicating skills; must have ability to speak, write and understand English;

·         A minimum of one (1) year experience in the field;

·         Completion of secondary school;

·         Experienced with performing artificial insemination;

·         Experience in catching sperm from boars is preferred;

·         Excellent problem solving skills;

·         Ability to work in a team, under pressure, handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously;

·         Good work ethic and self-motivated.

·         Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates may be required to be flexible with their hours of work

Please send a cover letter, resume and at least 2 relevant references to: or by mail: 86297 Blue Water hwy, RR#3, Goderich, ON, N7A 3X9


We thank you for your interest in working with us, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Job Title Pork Production Technician
Date Posted 2017-Nov-30
Expiry Date 2018-May-30
Ad ID:11546
Post Details
Posted By Amberley Bacon Company Ltd.
City or Province Goderich, Ontario
Location Ontario
Job Type Full-time
Classification Agriculture and Natural Resources