Harvest Operative - Arnish

The Scottish Salmon Company

  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Isle of Lewis
  • £8.99 per hour, plus unsociable payment of £16.54 per hour
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Kelli Yule
  • Reference: HI18

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Harvest Operative

Location: Arnish

Salary: £8.99 per hour plus unsociable hours payment of £16.54

 Monday - Friday (03.00 - 10.00)


Why work with us?


·       £150 million turnover

·       500 + staff (continually growing)

·       We sell to over 26 countries around the world

·       A pioneer in Aquaculture

·       Industry leading training and development framework

·       Sustainability is at the core of all our activities


The Scottish Salmon Company produces Scotland’s Finest Sea Loch Fresh Salmon with Pride and Passion.


With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognizing our commitment to Scotland, our industry and staff.


We are always looking for ambitious and motivated individuals to join our passionate team so if you want to test yourself in a challenging workplace, look no further…


Due to significant growth within the company we are looking to recruit a Harvest Operative to work as directed by the Harvest Manager or his/her deputy to harvest fish in a consistent manner and to the required standards in accordance with all Food Hygiene, Company Health & Safety and Environmental legislation and all animal welfare recommendations.


What does the job entail?


·       Pre-harvest checks

·       Pre-harvest set up of site and equipment prior to harvest

·       Harvest process

·       Fish swabbing & water/sampling as and when required by Technical

·       Post-harvest checks.

·       Cleaning and Hygiene processes of Harvest station and surrounding areas at the end of each harvest

·       Prepare for next day’s harvest


What are we looking for?


·       Team player

·       Ideally hold a First Aid Certification and Intermediate Food Hygiene Certification

·       An interest in aquaculture

·       Ability to follow policies and procedures

·       Preferably have experience of working in a similar role



In return we offer:


·       Competitive salary package

·       Market leading pension scheme

·       Cycle to work scheme

·       Retail discount scheme

·       Employee assistance program

·       Relocation support


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