Animal / Lab Technician, Callerburn

JSR Genetics

Animal/Lab Technician

Callerburn AI Stud

Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland


JSR Genetics Ltd in partnership with Topigs Norsvin, are now the leading pig genetics Company in the UK, marketing breeding stock and semen around the globe.

We are looking to employ an Animal/Lab Technician at our state-of-the art stud on the Borders. Ideally, we are looking for an experienced, practical and reliable team member, who shows a positive can-do attitude. Experience of general pig husbandry duties would be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be given.  Due to the rural location a driving licence is essential.

The role:

  • Maintaining the health of the stud by following bio-security procedures at all times
  • Hygienic collection/processing of boar semen
  • Working to the industry standards set out by BPEX, Red Tractor and APHA
  • Health and Welfare of the boars at all times
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements at all times
  • Maintaining accurate and legible records
  • Keeping all areas clean, tidy and disinfected
  • Accurately following rigorous testing procedures and protocols
  • Maintaining high animal welfare standards
  • General maintenance of site equipment and grounds

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking Company at the forefront of AI technology within the Pig Industry.

This position offers a good remuneration package, Company Health Scheme and an excellent Company Pension Scheme.

(Salary Dependent on Skills & Experience)


Apply now

or send your CV to:

Kelly Cliff JSR Farms Ltd, Southburn, Driffield, YO25 9ED

Closing date: Friday 24th May 2024