Hatchery Manager

Mowi Scotland

  • Contact: Emma Robertson

Mowi is in the process of developing a marine recirculation hatchery in North West Wales. The facility will produce Ballan Wrasse juveniles as a sustainable cleaner fish that will then be deployed into the company’s salmon farms. We are now looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Hatchery Manager for this site at Penmon in Anglesey. The successful candidate would be expected to manage a team of around 12 staff and be included in an on-call rota to provide 24-hour cover.


Role & Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for the hatchery facility and the health and safety of the site production team.
Ensure efficient production systems are developed to produce wrasse according to the seawater department requirement.
Manage the operation such that a sustainable production cost is maintained.


Qualified to a degree level in an Aquaculture subject or equivalent and/or ability to demonstrate experience in a similar managerial role.
Experience in managing a large-scale recirculation facility in a commercial environment is an advantage.
Ability to supervise and coach staff, develop safety protocols and safe working environment.
Good leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop a strong team is essential.

Mowi offers

An Attractive salary, bonus and pension
Occupational Health Support
Training/development opportunities
Assistance with relocation expenses.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are willing to consider flexible working arrangements and are an Equal Opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.


Informal enquiries can be made to


If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our website by 12th July 2019.



Mowi is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs over 14,500 people globally, and is represented in 26 countries. In 2018 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.8 billion. Mowi supplies healthy, delicious and sustainably farmed salmon and processed seafood to more than 70 markets worldwide. In 2018 harvest volumes of salmon were 375,237tonnes (GWE).



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