Genetic Nucleus Swine Technicians

Posted on:  September 18, 2017

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Job Description: Genetic Nucleus Swine Technicians
Locations: South East Manitoba (La Broquerie) and the Interlake
Date: September 2017

Position Summary

Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. a world leader in swine genetics is looking for permanent, full time Swine Technicians to work within their genetic nucleus facilities

Duties and responsibilities:

• Ensuring animal health and welfare
• Daily activities such as but not limited to; care and feeding, health checks and vaccinations, moving and washing, data collection e.g. weighing, semen collection and lab work, maintenance work and record keeping
• Working within the genetic production team to optimize production and maximize genetic improvement
• Ensure production of top notch quality of breeding stock for customers
• Follow and enforce all biosecurity, animal welfare and genetic protocols

Qualifications:

• Degree or Diploma in Agriculture
• At least two years of commercial experience in a swine production role, nucleus or multiplication experience would be considered an asset
• Strong leadership skills with respect to working with team members and managing other staff
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skill
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Salary: starting at $15.29 per hour, depending on experience
Benefits: a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and registered pension plan, plus production bonus program

If you want to be part of a progressive, world leader in swine genetics please forward your resume to: Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. Attention:  Mike Shaw
Fax: 1-204-489-3152 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.