Choose a Career in Pork


Our pork industry is one of Manitoba’s largest industries, contributing over $1.7 billion annually to our economy and providing over 13,000 jobs right here at home. Manitoba is the largest pig-producing and pig-exporting province in Canada, accounting for 30% of national production. Presently, we export our pork to over 30 countries.

The future of our industry is important to us. We follow a strict code of conduct in caring for our animals and follow some of the most stringent environmental regulations of any industry in North America. Choosing a career in Manitoba’s pork industry means choosing opportunity, satisfaction and stability.

Choosing a career in Manitoba’s pork industry means having the opportunity to grow your skills and expertise as you explore the career possibilities.

Working within Manitoba’s pork industry means being part of a team producing the world’s favourite pork.

Career-life balance is an important aspect of working within Manitoba’s pork industry. Employers offer positions and work schedules to fit your lifestyle.

Knowing that you are a valued member of a team and working with people like yourself who want the same things out of life are factors that make choosing a career in Manitoba’s pork industry a great choice.

Manitoba’s pork industry has been recognized as having some of Canada’s top employers.

Choosing to work as part of an animal care team requires dedication in caring for animals. Employers provide extensive job-specific skills training, ensuring the safety and security of employees and animals.

Manitoba’s pork industry is big business. We offer competitive benefits and salary packages to continue to attract and retain the best employees.

Chop Talk – Issue #3-2017Feb 15th, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: UM Animal Science Dept: Changes at the helm; CWSHIN 4th quarter 2016 report; Canadian Pork Excellence (CPE) being piloted on farms; Manure nutrients: Could gravity provide the answer? Starting or expanding a pig farm: …

News and Events

Manitoba pork producers welcome updated building code

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Media Release, Winnipeg: On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the Government of Manitoba’s recent commitment to repealing the Manitoba Farm Building Code, and amending the Manitoba Building Code by adding specific provisions for farm …

Biosecurity Notice from the Office of the Chief Veterinarian

Monday, December 12, 2016

Due to the ongoing risks associated with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and Seneca Virus A, the Manitoba Chief Veterinarian would like to remind animal transporters to use proper biosecurity practices when delivering animals to high traffic sites. This is a critical …

Manitoba pork producers welcome CETA signing

Monday, October 31, 2016

On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the signing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Brussels on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The 28-country European Union (EU), with a population of …

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