Feed Operations Technicians

Feeders/Operations Technicians Remote Operations Centre (ROC) Fort William Basic Salary £26,188 to £29,330 per annum We have exciting opportunities for Feeders/Operations Technicians to join our new state of the art remote operations centre based in...

Feeders/Operations Technicians

Remote Operations Centre (ROC)

Fort William

Basic Salary £26,188 to £29,330 per annum

 

We have exciting opportunities for Feeders/Operations Technicians to join our new state of the art remote operations centre based in our offices in Fort William. The upgraded WIFI and communication systems technology will allow us to feed our seawater farms remotely enabling us to optimise our feeding strategy.

Each individual will be feeding two farms most likely a smolt farm (fish 100 grams to 2.5KG) and a grower farm ( fish >2.5kg). The individual will be feeding the fish all the way through the cycle from smolt to harvest.

The role will evolve as we work through the first year but we don’t foresee any major changes it will just be fine tuning working hours and site mix for feeding.

The successful candidates will work a one week on/off shift pattern allowing for a great work-life balance.

About the job

The feeder/operations technician role is a crucial part of the operations process. We need our technicians to strive for continuous improvement and deliver on all aspects of our feeding strategy. The job includes, but is not limited to:

  • Daily communication and planning with the Farm Manager
  • Remote feeding of our seawater sites
  • Ensuring that daily routines and tasks are carried out in accordance with the SOP’s
  • Monitoring and reporting of daily production data
  • Monitoring feeding patterns and reporting any deviations to Farm Manager

Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in the aquaculture industry with an understanding of feeding practices. They will be willing to expand their knowledge and work hard on the job.

  • Experience is desirable, but not essential as training will be provided
  • Previous experience using feeding systems is an advantage
  • Strong communication skills are required
  • Flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the job
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Respect for the need for safe working practices

What does Mowi offer?

In return for your effort, you will be part of the team in a constantly expanding industry. Our Mowi Rewards include:

 

  • A competitive salary;
  • Shift pattern offering work-life balance;
  • Bonus scheme with the ability to earn up to 15% of your salary per annum;
  • Equivalent of 31 days annual leave per annum, increasing with length of service;
  • Generous pension scheme;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Salary sacrifice electric vehicle scheme;
  • Access to financial wellbeing app Wagestream;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Healthy Lifestyle contribution to support an active lifestyle;
  • Employee discounts at participating retailers;
  • Occupational Health Support & Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Training & Development opportunities;
  • Plus many more.

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, we would love to hear from you! Please visit mowi.com/careers to apply.

Deadline to apply: Sunday 28th July 2024.

Please note, we retain the right to close this vacancy or keep it open subject to volume and quality of applications. We would therefore encourage candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 

Mowi values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

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