Assistant Farm Manager, MacLean's Nose, Kilchoan

Mowi Scotland

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Kilchoan
  • £29,355 to £32,027 per annum
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Elaine Cameron

Are you a highly motivated individual looking to expand your career? We have an exciting opportunity to work at the Company’s seawater site at MacLean’s Nose. MacLean’s Nose is situated by the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, the UK’s most westerly mainland point and currently consists of sixteen 120m circular pens. Mowi has invested a significant amount of money in the site on upgrades including a new 400t feed barge. If you are ambitious and motivated and want to work with a likeminded team, then this is the role for you. This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be required to work on a shift pattern of two weeks on / two weeks off.

About the Job: 

This role is a crucial part of the operations process and ensures that the best management of our salmon is undertaken. We need our team to strive for continuous improvement and deliver on all aspects of farm work to keep the team on track and performing well. The job includes, but it not limited to:

Deputising in the absence of the Farm Manager
Responsible for all aspects of farm operations
Maintaining the highest standards in fish husbandry and welfare
Leading on feeding, control and inspection of fish
Maintaining reliable data records
General farm tasks to keep the whole operation running

Ideal Candidate: 

The ideal candidates will already be an experienced Assistant Farm Manager, or a Farm Technician looking to further their career. They will be willing to expand their understanding and work hard on the job.

Previous salmon farming experience is essential
Good fish husbandry
Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
A positive attitude and willingness to learn
Ability to understand the aims of the site and to support the rest of the team to achieve these
Respect for the need for safe working practices
Drivers licence is essential. No driving licence? We can help you with the cost of lessons.

What does Mowi Offer?

In return for your effort, you will be part of the team in a constantly expanding industry.

We offer:

An attractive salary, with pension and bonus scheme
Structured training plan with a range of development opportunities
Occupational health support

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.

If you wish to apply, please upload your Covering Letter and CV to our website (link removed) by Friday 14th February 2020.


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