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 Pork Production Technician 

CRONIN PORK LTD.  - Bluevale, ON 
$15.50 an hour


Duties – Nursery Stage

  • Receive incoming pigs, sort by size, and vaccinate;

2.     Proper feeder and water adjustment;

3.      Monitor and adjust ventilation;

  • Conduct herd health checks and treatments when needed on walk thru –

·         Identifying unhealthy animals and treating appropriately;

·         Identifying and removing fall behind pigs to alternate pens;


5.     Adjust feeding program according to body weight;

6.     Monitor feed inventory and order as required;

7.     Monitor and order all supplies as necessary (medicines and vaccines);

8.     Shipping – presorting non qualifying pigs, loading trucks biggest to smallest;

  • Day to day barn activities, including general maintenance and cleaning;
  • Washing barn at end of cycle;
  • Routine maintenance inside barn;
  • Pest Control – fly and rodent control (interior and exterior);
  • Lawn & grounds maintenance (cut grass/weed control)

Duties – Finishing Stage

1.     Driving to Finisher site and conducting 3 barn walk through visits weekly (minimum);

2.     Health checks;

3.     Adjusting liquid feed valves and ventilation;

4.     Receiving incoming pigs;

5.     Mark, sort and load outgoing pigs.

Skills Requirements

  • Keen stock observation skills;
  • Ability to recognize and treat health problems in timely manner;
  • Experience adhering to strict biosecurity protocols;
  • Experience calculating dosages and administering medications and vaccines;
  • Ability to work methodically and accurately;
  • The ability to look ahead to see what work needs to be done next;
  • Ability to work in fast paced barn environment, with fluctuating hours and minimal supervision.

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Drivers Licence required;
  • Experience with feeding and watering systems. 

Job Type: Full-time – 50 to 60 hours/week

Salary: $15.50 /hour

Required education:

  • High school completion - minimum

Required experience:

  • Swine Farm production experience: 1 - 2 years

Required language:

  • English


Job Title Pork Production Technician
Date Posted 2017-Nov-27
Expiry Date 2018-May-27
Ad ID:11502
Post Details
Email hr@croninfamilyfarms.com
City or Province Seaforth, Ontario
Location Ontario
Job Type Full-time
Classification Agriculture and Natural Resources