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Feed Technician (12 Month FTC) - Portree

We are looking to recruit a Feed Technician to join the team at our Portree site on a 12 month fixed-term basis to cover a period of Maternity Leave.

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Feed Technician

Location: Portree, Isle of Skye (what3words Location Code: ///december.arriving.sprains*)

Salary: Up to £25,216 pa (includes shift allowance). 

Entitled to additional non-contractual overtime (paid at x1.5 Monday to Saturday and x2 Sunday)

Contract Type: 12 month fixed-term contract (MAT Leave Cover)

Shift: Four days on, two days off


At The Scottish Salmon Company, we breed, rear and process superior salmon in the pristine waters of the West Highlands and Islands. As a Feed Technician, you will support our Marine production team to deliver industry-leading performance in feed management. Working in one of our new state-of-the-art control rooms, you will help to optimise feeding across several sites. If you’re a scientific and analytical individual and you can see yourself operating successfully in the new, hi-tech world of aquaculture, then now’s the perfect time to come and join us.

What we’re looking for from you:

  • Excellent computer and IT skills and an interest in aquaculture
  • Strong numerical skills; proficient in data analysis and reporting
  • Disciplined and motivated to support leading industry standards
  • High attention to detail and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and flexible approach to rostering
  • Clean driver’s licence and able to undertake Sea Survival training

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary with regular reviews and market-leading pension
  • Non-contributory life insurance and individual critical illness cover
  • Professional development support and employee assistance program
  • Opportunities in unrivalled locations and enhanced relocation support
  • A commitment to safety and an excellent occupational health service
  • Access to many benefits including critical illness cover for partners too
  • Continuing investment in our business,  our people and our technology

How to apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form.docx or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com

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Closing date: Wednesday 18 May 2022