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Farm Overseer – SA

Thomas Foods Rural is the agricultural division of Thomas Foods International (the largest 100% family owned food processing operation in Australia). The successful applicant will report to the manager of the Wattle Range Aggregation of properties in the South East of South Australia which have extensive cattle, sheep and irrigation production.

Your responsibilities and expertise will include:  Animal welfare and husbandry;  A complete understanding of all WHS obligations;  Safe operation and maintenance of farm machinery;  Operate and maintain centre pivot and flood irrigation;  Support the management to increase animal performance and production;  Implement and supervise extensive property improvement;  Work unsupervised and be part of a team;  Current driver’s licence and Honest and engaging work ethic.

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Feedlot Operations Manager – WA

Central Agri Group is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. Central Agri Group owns and operates several state of the art small and large stock processing facilities, cattle feedlots, cattle breeding and backgrounding properties in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Our property at Cataby WA, 170km north of Perth, has the capacity to lotfeed and background 13,000 hd of cattle year round.

The Feedlot Operations Manager will primarily oversee the daily feedlot and backgrounding operation with a strong focus on being involved hands on at the ground level working closely with all supervisors, teams and staff. Being part of a nationally operated company, the feedlot manager will have autonomy in the role and direct lines of communication reporting to the company Managing director and Western Australian General Manager.

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Feeding Team Member – WA

Central Agri Group is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. Central Agri Group owns and operates several state of the art small and large stock processing facilities, cattle feedlots, cattle breeding and backgrounding properties in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Our property at Cataby WA, 170km north of Perth, has the capacity to lotfeed and background 13,000 hd of cattle year round.

Duties will include: Day to day feeding of cattle; Operating tractors and telehandlers; Milling/commodity handling; Ensuring animal health and checking cattle behavior daily; Checking/maintaining cattle water troughs and Pen Maintenance.  Essential requirements for the position: Understanding of feedlot operation; Ability to work closely as part of a small team; Excellent organisational and communication skills; Proficient computer and record keeping skills with an attention to detail.  Tractor/telehandler experience would be an advantage.

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Livestock Supervisor – WA

Central Agri Group is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. Central Agri Group owns and operates several state of the art small and large stock processing facilities, cattle feedlots, cattle breeding and backgrounding properties in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Our property at Cataby WA, 170km north of Perth, has the capacity to lotfeed and background 13,000 hd of cattle year round.

The Livestock Supervisor will have extensive knowledge and experience in the management of day to day livestock operation in a large feedlot and backgrounding environment. To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of livestock, including all regulatory
requirements; be capable of supervising and working alongside staff as part of a team; experience with Elynx FY3000; and possess proficient computer and record keeping skills with an attention to details.

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Livestock Admin Assistant – WA

Central Agri Group is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. Central Agri Group owns and operates several state of the art small and large stock processing facilities, cattle feedlots, cattle breeding and backgrounding properties in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.  Our property at Cataby WA, 170km north of Perth, has the capacity to lotfeed and background 13,000 hd of cattle year round.

As the Livestock Administration Assistant, you will be responsible for all administrative requirements involved within our cattle operations, from data entry of cattle sales and purchases, to the inventory management of stock movements, feed products and production, whilst maintaining and reviewing company policies to ensure our compliance with industry best practice and standards in a large feedlot and backgrounding environment.

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Graduate Program 2019

Lawson Grains is Australia’s leading corporate grain farmer through investments in People, Environments and Best Practice. This has been achieved through a team of passionate people and stakeholders who are engaged in the industry
for the long run. We have scale with land holdings in excess of 90,000 hectares across 10 aggregations throughout NSW and Western Australia. We also implement best practice, utilising the latest technology, machinery and innovation.

The aim of this Program is to provide University graduates hands on experience
and professional development within Lawson Grains through a structured 2 Year program. The graduate program consists of 5 separate modules over a 12-month
period, followed by a further 12-month placement at on farm aggregation.

Click here to obtain further information and application details.

Livestock and Feeding Team Members

Allied Beef is Australia’s Premium Beef Cattle Partner, managing, producing and marketing Australia’s finest beef cattle. We are seeking the services of both Livestock and Feeding personnel to join a new team at the company’s Springsure Feedlot, Central Queensland. The feedlot produces all cattle types being fed between 70 and 300 days suited to selected company markets.

Livestock Team – The role involves all cattle management activities including animal health, drafting, induction, pen riding and assisting with the general operations of the feedlot. Feedmill/Feeder Team – The role involves milling, commodity handling and feeding.  These roles will form part of small new teams which will develop new systems and processes to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the feedlot. A focus on Quality Assurance and Best Practice at the feedlot will ensure new team members have scope for professional development.

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Territory Sales Manager

Our client is seeking a motivated Territory Manager to manage existing key accounts across South Central, Southern QLD and Northern Rivers NSW. With a focus on servicing key existing clients as well developing new business in the grazing industry, the role will be responsible for managing a diverse set of relationships from corporate business to key independent retailers.

This role will report to and work closely with a National Sales Manager, formulating and actioning sales plans and marketing activities, attend relevant industry meetings, conferences, field days and seminars both locally and outside your region as required. Given the size of the area to be covered by this position, time away from home base is necessary.

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Business Development Manager – Rural Sector NSW

We have an excellent opportunity for a successful Business Development Manager to join a small but growing team providing payment solutions to the Rural Industry. We have leading products in related industries (Thoroughbreds, Real Estate, and B2B – with turnover of $2 billion pa) and we are keen to expand into the Rural Sector, in particular, Stock & Station Agents and Rural Merchandise. Your focus will be on signing and implementing new clients in the Rural sector.

Skills & Experience – Essential:  Sales success; Experience in Stock & Station or associated industries; Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (written & verbal); Good planning and time management skills; Experience and success in a customer service role; Computer and web literate; and Good negotiation skills.

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Commodity Manager – Livestock Group

The key focus of this role is the growth and development of the VFF Livestock Group commodity through advocacy on behalf of and services to Livestock sector members and the Victorian farming community. The Livestock Manager  manages membership activity including events, campaigns, communications and sponsorship, and is also responsible for overseeing the operations of the Livestock extension project and ensuring that the project delivers on funding expectations.

A recognized degree and/or significant industry experience is required. The ideal candidate will also have strong project management and communication skills. Consultation and negotiation skills and the ability to link to Government to undertake projects with initiative, dedication, respect for members and stakeholders are also essential. Strategic planning and policy development skills are also required with the ability to foster strong networks within the agricultural sector and Livestock industry.

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Regional Manager – Intensive

AACo is searching for a pragmatic and people-driven leader to join us in the management and leadership of our intensive business, encompassing our Farms and Feedlots. As the Regional Manager for our Intensive business, you will have ultimate accountability for the leadership of the teams located on these properties and be a crucial member of the pastoral team leading the transformation of our business.

The role includes responsibility for two feedlot and farming operations including cattle, feeding, farming, maintenance, people management and safety.  You will oversee day to day operations, review current work in progress and capital projects, as well as relevant reporting, for these seven-day operations with well-established systems and processes.

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Northern Sales and Account Manager

Direct Injection Technologies (DIT) is a Toowoomba based Ag Tech start-up company that specialises in water supplementation (formerly known as water medication) for the livestock industry of Australia. DIT is a company born out of an unrelenting passion and drive to convert the enormous opportunity and potential that water supplementation brings to the livestock industry to save producers time, money and improve the efficiency of on farm practices.

DIT is currently taking expressions of interest for extraordinary people to join us as we take our technology and supplements to graziers across Northern Australia. This full-time sales position involves independent travel across the northern regions of Australia, introducing graziers to the concept of supplementing livestock via water, securing sales and managing client accounts. The ideal person fit for this position is truly passionate about making Australian Producers the best in the world.

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Experienced Station Hand

A permanent full-time position is available for a Station Hand: Level 3 or 5 (preferred), on a contemporary family owned beef cattle enterprise in the Barraba district, NW NSW.

The successful applicant must: Practise low stress livestock handling; Be skilled in all facets of cattle husbandry; Have good farm maintenance skills and practises; Have appropriate written/I.T. and communication skills; Be willing to work independently and unsupervised intermittently; Hold a current driver’s licence;  Basic mechanical and tractor skills would be an advantage; Own working dog desirable.

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Sales & Marketing Manager

Our client is a world-leading agricultural technology company that is launching a new innovative product targeted at the beef and dairy industries worldwide. As the product has advanced through to the commercialization stage they now need a Sales Manager to drive the ongoing introduction into the market, establish a solid sales base and to continue to work with the product development teams.

The Sales Manager will be responsible for engaging with customers to understand their needs and to help translate these into product features and functions, and to develop strategies and drive initial sales to those customers. This will involve meetings with stakeholders, organising trials and obtaining feedback to continually enhance and improve product performance. It would ideally suit someone who has good knowledge of the beef and/or dairy livestock sectors, and who is adept at taking new product technology to these markets.

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Stockperson – Rockhampton

Stockperson responsibilities include handling livestock daily on horseback and foot, receiving cattle upon arrival and ensuring they are appropriately penned. You’ll also move cattle from yards to large pens, feed and water the cattle, ensure general tidiness of yards and horse stables and monitor and report the conditions of yards and paddocks.

You will be required to check that all documentation is present and completed correctly, monitor animal welfare and uphold the high animal welfare standards of Teys Australia, and maintain compliance within Teys Australia’s guidelines including, but not limited to: WH&S, Quality Assurance, Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Environmental Standards.

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Stationhand

At AACo, we’re doing things a little differently. We’re on a mission to craft the magic of Australia into remarkable dining experiences.  A huge part of that, is our teams on station, taking the reins with our cattle every day and respecting what makes it possible.  Our station teams are front and centre about what makes AACo the best; the quality of our product.

Our Station Hands are responsible for: Mustering (with horses and two wheel motorbikes); drafting and trucking of cattle; Distributing feed to our cattle; Vehicle and machinery operation; General station maintenance and fencing; Working in a team to make it happen in a safe manner.

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Assistant Manager – Sedgeford

Teys Investments is seeking an Assistant Manager for Sedgeford, a 120,000 acre breeding and fattening cattle property situated 35km south east of Alpha.  The Assistant Manager will assist the Manager in the daily property operations.

The successful applicant will have experience in all aspects of station duties including cattle mustering and husbandry, property maintenance and machinery operation. Well-developed leadership and communication skills are also a requirement.  An excellent remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant and work is available for partner. Own horses would be an advantage and no working or pig dogs.

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Stationhands – Sedgeford

Teys Investments is seeking experienced stationhands for Sedgeford, a 120,000 acre breeding and fattening cattle property situated 35km south east of Alpha.

Applicants will be required to undertake general station duties and all mustering is done on horses.  Attractive salary on offer.  Single or couple air conditioned accommodation available.  Own horses would be an advantage and no working or pig dogs.

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Experienced Stockperson

Moon Lake Investments is a progressive dairy farming business in North West Tasmania.  We are seeking an experienced stockperson to join our dynamic team at the Dairy Support Unit.  This is a permanent long-term position and is an opportunity to develop and progress within the Company and the dairy industry.

The successful applicant will have excellent pasture management skills and proven livestock handling skills;  the ability to operate farming equipment and undertake general farm duties; a willingness to achieve industry best practice in the areas of WH&S, Animal welfare and Environmental Standards; be able to provide own working dogs; hold a current driver’s licence and willing to complete a pre-employment medical and criminal history check.

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Stationhand – Goldsborough

The North Australian Pastoral Company Pty Limited (NAPCO) is an innovative Australian company that runs a herd of approx. 200,000 cattle across a property portfolio of 14 cattle stations and an award-winning feedlot covering 5.9 million hectares in QLD and the NT. Goldsborough Station, located 42km north-west of Roma QLD,  covers 16000 hectares and is a backgrounding property receiving weaners in from Northern Breeding stations to grow out prior to entry into the Wainui Feedlot.

To be suitable you must: Have a minimum of 1 year’s previous experience on a cattle operation; Have experience riding a 2-wheel motorbike and hold a current manual drivers’ licence; Be a good team player and have a good work ethic.
This position will suit someone looking for a long-term permanent position.

To apply complete any application via our website or by emailing egilliland@napco.com.au – If you have any questions please call Erin on 07 3221 2266 or 0429 399 630.

Sales Executive

O’Connor Beef is an Australian owned success story, being Victoria’s leading processor and exporter of Premium Beef Products. Reporting directly to the General Manager and part of a small but focused team, your initial focus will be on the well-established loyal customer base throughout Asia, with further work on growing new business in key markets. O’Connor is in the envied position of having Australia’s highest level of market access – including being one of a few to have chilled beef access to the rapidly growing Chinese market.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar role selling beef into export and domestic markets however candidates with a passion for the beef/meat industry but sales experience in a relevant agribusiness industry will be highly considered.  Excellent analytical and excel skills are required and your exceptional interpersonal and communication skills together with your ability to develop and maintain relationships, at all levels will be critical to your success.

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Slaughter Floor Supervisor – Gippsland

Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned business which has grown to become a significant player in the Australian meat processing industry.  We require an experienced Slaughter Floor Supervisor at our Gippsland site in Moe which has recently been renovated and is expanding production in new and modern facilities.

The successful applicant should possess a deep knowledge of beef slaughtering techniques across the entire process including but not limited to the following responsibilities: Adherence to company and regulatory procedures to meet all required hygiene, Aus-Meat export and domestic regulations;  Sound knowledge of Animal Welfare requirements; The ability to manage and maintain a team environment with regards to Training and Staff Development, OH&S and other company standards and procedures; Initiating corrective and preventive action where required; and Maximising both efficiency of the slaughter floor process and production yields.

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Experienced Boners, Slicers and Slaughter Workers – Greenham Gippsland

Our Gippsland (Moe) plant requires experienced FULL-TIME boners, slicers & slaughter people for immediate start for Monday to Friday positions.  Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned business. The plant has recently been renovated and is expanding production in new and modern facilities. It’s an exciting time for new jobs in the region and the company is secure and stable.

Meat processing is strenuous work and requires physical fitness and strength. Applicants will have to undergo a medical examination and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  Employees are provided with uniforms and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Greenham offers excellent wages and conditions. Get on board today!

Applications can be obtained from our office – Phone 03 5127 4000 and ask for Belinda Taylor or fill out an application on the website https://bit.ly/2K9dx3u.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Computer Programmer

This full-time position, based in Armidale, NSW, will be responsible for the Software development and support for Angus Australia’s data acquisition, storage, management and reporting requirements.

Angus Australia is seeking an experienced computer programmer to contribute to the development of a web based interface for our membership and animal performance database.  We require someone with relevant experience in the following areas:  PHP / OOP development; Web frameworks & associated libraries or similar; SQL, HTML, CSS & JavaScript; Ability to work as part of a small programming team essential.

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Business Manager – Meat

A proudly Queensland brand, Mort & Co was first established in 1843 and has grown to become one of the largest managers of feedlot cattle within Australia.  The newly created position of Business Manager-Meat will report to the General Manager – Livestock and Meat and be responsible for driving scale and profitability at an operational and strategic level.

Selection criteria include:  detailed knowledge of beef production & custom processing requirements, and export supply chain management; proven history of systems & process development & improvement; high level computer literacy and data processing skills; ability to travel extensively; and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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Directors of the Board

Animal Health Australia (AHA) is seeking experienced and visionary Directors to join its Board.  AHA brings together governments and livestock industry bodies to strengthen emergency disease preparedness and response capability and advance biosecurity, animal health and market access.  AHA’s strategic plan 2015-2020 focuses on service innovation to leverage capability and through collaboration build a resilient animal health system that is internationally recognised for its integrity.

AHA seeks Directors accustomed to operating at Board level, with experience in the livestock sector who have a passion for shaping the future of AHA and Australia’s animal health system in a highly collaborative environment.

Interested applicants are invited to call Tracie at Carnovale Recruitment on 0404 979206 for a copy of a detailed position description. An application of two pages only detailing relevant skills and experience against the selection criteria and a current CV are to be emailed to tracie@carnovalerecruitment.com no later than Sunday, 12 August 2018.

Overseer – New England NSW

WONGWIBINDA PASTORAL CO. is seeking a team member to join their progressive beef cattle grazing operation, based near Guyra/Armidale NSW.  This is an opportunity for professional development with scope for career advancement.

The successful applicant will:  Have broad cattle experience, with sound low-stress stock-handling methods; Have experience in land management, pasture monitoring, fencing, welding and mechanical duties; Be a capable operator of farm motorbikes and machinery; Have sound record-keeping and computer skills, and an interest in new technologies and methodologies in Agriculture; Have good communication skills, a positive attitude, and be highly motivated; Manage their time productively and use their initiative, and Contribute in a team environment yet be willing to work independently.

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Pen Rider & Stockperson

Stanbroke is a family-owned and operated Australian beef business.  We currently have a position available within the livestock team at our feedlot, located at Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs. This position is suited to an appropriately skilled person willing to undertake pen riding and general livestock work, as well as mustering and monitoring of livestock being backgrounded near the feedlot.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate: A high level of competency working with livestock generally; The ability to utilise low stress livestock handling method; Good horsemanship skills; The capability to perform required animal husbandry procedures; A good understanding of animal welfare practices, quality assurance and workplace health & safety; and the ability to work in a team environment.  Applicants with their own horses, tack and basic computer literacy will be highly regarded in the selection process.

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Feed Mill Hand

Stanbroke is a family-owned and operated Australian beef business and we currently have a position is available within the Feed Mill team at our 30,000 head feedlot, located at Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs. This position is suited to an appropriately skilled person willing to undertake the operation of heavy plant and machinery with high attention to detail.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate: Basic computer skills; High attention to detail; A good understanding of animal welfare practices, quality assurance and workplace health & safety; The ability to work in a team environment.  Previous feedlot or operation of heavy plant and machinery experience would be advantageous but is not essential.

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Stockperson – Feedlot

A position has opened for a Stockperson at Kurrawong Feedlot which is locted at Moola, 35km north east of Dalby in Queensland.

Kurrawong Feedlot has modern cattle handling facilities and the successful applicant will work on a roster system.  Own horse and tack is a requirement of this position.

Please email applications to  –  mick@morganpastoral.com.au

Feeding Operations – Grassdale

A proudly Queensland brand, Mort & Co was first established in 1843. Today, Mort & Co. has grown to become one of the largest managers of feedlot cattle within Australia.  The feeding and milling team is looking for a competent loader operator for batching feed, processing of hay, and unloading/handling commodities.  Duties also include Feed truck operation, and Cotton Plant and Steam Flaking operation.

The successful applicant must possess basic computer knowledge for daily use of:  Datalink / Digistar systems; Records of maintenance and daily data; Use of Enable HR for online incident reporting and performance review program; and Use of AMPRO – online maintenance program.

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Marketing & Communications Manager

A proudly Queensland brand, Mort & Co was first established in 1843, and is one of the largest managers of feedlot cattle within Australia.  Reporting to the General Manager – Livestock and Meat, the Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for the development and execution of strategic marketing and communication initiatives to grow our business.

Responsibilities include:  Grow the Mort & Co brand; Manage competing projects within areas of control;  Coordinate and support networking and marketing events; Tailor global marketing strategies for individual customer preferences; Implement effective budgetary requirements and marketing logistics; Control media and PR proposals; Manage funding, sponsorship and grant opportunities.

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Export Operations Assistant (Southern)

An excellent opportunity exists for an Export Operations Assistant, based in our vibrant Brisbane City office.  Working for a leading Australian Exporter of Livestock, the successful candidate will assist in the preparation and coordination of documentation pertaining to shipments leaving Australia.

Assisting our Export Coordinators, the ideal candidate will work well in a team and have strong administrative / auditing experience, and will also have: Strong attention to detail and capacity to ensure all paperwork complies with Industry Standards; Strong communication skills;  Advanced MS Office Skills (EXCEL in particular); The successful candidate will be prepared to travel interstate at times and expected to work outside of normal hours when required.

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Export Operations Coordinator (Northern)

An excellent opportunity exists for a Northern Export Operations Coordinator, based in our vibrant Brisbane City office.  Working for a leading Australian Exporter of Livestock, the successful candidate will prepare and coordinate documentation pertaining to shipments leaving Australia.  This role offers both office bound desk duties and hands-on field work. Experience in best practice health and welfare/ animal husbandry is necessary.

The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail and a positive disposition; experience working with cattle; proven skills in animal husbandry and welfare;
The capacity to work flexible hours and travel; strong attention to detail and capacity to ensure all paperwork complies with Industry Standards; Strong written and oral communication skills; advanced MS Office Skills (EXCEL in particular).

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Livestock Export Manager

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets and is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.  The Export Manager, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, is responsible for the management of end-to-end shipment planning, preparation and processes.

Working directly with the procurement, sales & marketing and farm operations teams, the manager will drive exports to be carried out in a timely, efficient and compliant manner. The position requires independent thinking, taking ownership and being confident and accountable for decisions and communication.

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Meat Traders

Swift & Company Trade Group is the international trading division of JBS Australia which has, for over 50 years, been supplying international markets with meat products and protein by-products from a diverse range of species, suppliers and global origins. The Meat Division of Swift Trade has opportunities for experienced and entry level International Traders.

Candidates should be motivated, have a knack for developing productive and positive relationships and be able to problem solve autonomously as well as within a supportive team environment. Relevant tertiary qualifications and multilingual skills are highly favoured.

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Policy Manager

The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA), the peak national representative body for the cattle feedlot industry, is seeking a full time Policy Manager to manage its important Animal Health and Welfare, Feedlot Management and Environment portfolios.  The role reports directly to the CEO and you must hold an Agricultural related degree, have knowledge of livestock production and the industry.

Responsibilities incl: Policy research, development, consultation and implementation; Preparing submissions; Developing relationships/linkages with Government and industry stakeholders;  Industry communications; and Committee management and support.

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Livestock Hands – Feedlot

Ladysmith Feedlot is a 6,500 head capacity feedlot, situated near Wagga Wagga in the NSW Riverina. The feedlot also operates a backgrounding operation along with an AQIS approved quarantine facility. We currently have a permanent position available for a Livestock Hand in our Livestock Team.

Key responsibilities include: All aspects of cattle handling from induction to dispatch; All aspects of animal health and welfare management; Data recording and input for all activities; Inventory control and stocktaking of all livestock products; Cleaning & maintenance of facilities; Ideally the successful candidate will have:  Demonstrated experience in livestock management; Good judgement and initiative and the ability to problem solve; Sound computer skills;  and Supportive of OH&S and QA principles. The successful applicant will be required to provide suitably trained stockhorses and appropriate saddlery, for which an allowance will be paid. Up to 2 working horses can be fully maintained on site.

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Beef Livestock Workers – Canada

Australian cattle workers are highly regarded in Canada, having developed a strong reputation for their livestock management skills and horsemanship, and being able to readily adapt to what is regarded as a similar culture. Our client, a family company based in southern Alberta operates 8 sites and is the largest feedlot operation in Canada. They have multiple vacancies for people with livestock handling experience to work in various roles on finishing feedlots.

Responsibilities for the various position include – Receive and document new cattle arrivals; Tag, vaccinate and assess animal health and welfare; Maintain accurate records; Monitor food and water supplies; Draft and move cattle; Ration preparation and feeding; Operate and maintain machinery; Supervise and train employees.

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Cattle Senior Assistant Manager

New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) is the largest private sector employer and the leading palm oil plantation and processing company in Papua New Guinea. NBPOL manages 40,000 hectares of intensive oil palm and a 4000 head vertically integrated cattle operation on the Island Province of West New Britain.

Reporting to the Plantation Manager, the Cattle Senior Assistant Manager will head a team of 70 and be responsible for the cattle operation from breeding through feedlot to abattoir and retail sales.  Selection criteria include:  A Degree in Agriculture or Animal Production; Minimum of 5 years’ work experience within the cattle industry;  Sound animal husbandry, pasture management skills and feedlot experience; Mechanical ability and experience; An ability to prepare and work to budgets; An innovative outlook with the ability to improve work practices and embrace change.

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Wambo Feedlot – Leading Hand + Pen Rider + Stockperson

Wambo Feedlot is an expanding 12,000 SCU feedlot operation located 35 km’s west of Dalby. We are seeking candidates for three positions within our Feedlot, for an immediate start.  Selection criteria and responsibilities include –

Leading Hand – oversee day-to-day running of Induction; inducting and drafting cattle; continual monitoring of cattle health. Experienced in FY3000 & StockAid (or similar); confidently administer animal health products; have general cattle husbandry skills.

Pen Rider & Stockperson – drafting and moving cattle; continual monitoring of cattle health.  Possess general livestock handling skills; ability to diagnose animal health symptoms; competent horsemanship and riding skills.

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Butchery Manager

We are seeking a Butchery Manager to oversee 7 butchery departments in Papua New Guinea. This is an opportunity for a team leader with a hands-on approach who will receive an excellent remuneration package and who will relocate to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.

The successful applicant will – Demonstrate care and respect to each employee; Create a harmonious environment for all employees; Have an excellent knowledge on gross profits and how to manage them; Be able to submit a monthly P&L report on each butchery and the overall outcome collectively; Be able to purchase and maintain the required stock levels and rotation; Be able to manage the roster for all stores;  Be able to coach the Nationals to manage fresh meat displays; Maintain best hygiene practices for both personal and the workplace environment.

Please submit your application (incl. CV) to amac@imak.com.au  

Carcase Camera Technician

The Australian Wagyu Association has partnered with Meat Image Japan (MIJ) to deliver accurate carcase quality grading technology for the Australian Wagyu Industry and our members in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. This is an opportunity to work with global luxury beef brand-owners and supply chain partners to implement and support MIJ digital carcase grading technology, refine cloud-based networking requirements and deliver real-time grading using the Japanese meat grading parameters through the MIJ digital carcase camera.

The Field Service Engineer will install, provide training and support for high technology equipment to be used within processing and supply chains. This position involves working with highly complex equipment and information management systems which requires an advanced understanding of camera electronics and information management.

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Experienced Boners, Slicers, Slaughtermen

Our Gippsland (Moe) plant requires experienced FULL-TIME boners, slicers & slaughtermen for immediate start for Monday to Friday positions.  Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned business. The plant has recently been re-opened and is expanding production in new and modern facilities. It’s an exciting time for new jobs in the region and the company is secure and stable.

Meat processing is strenuous work and requires physical fitness and strength. Applicants will have to undergo a medical examination and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  Employees are provided with uniforms and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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Meat Inspectors / AAOs

Meat Inspectors P/L was Australia’s First Federal Government Approved as an Independent Quality Inspection Company, and our team annually inspects 2.3 million head of cattle, 5.9 million lamb and sheep meat, 780,000 goats, approximately 8,000 field Kangaroos, 57,200 farmed rabbits and deer from time to time. We offer ongoing training and development, a permanent role, career advancement in agriculture and food manufacturing.
Requirements of the role include: Certificate 3 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) or Certificate 4 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) / or be eligible to enrol into a Cert 4 Training program; Be able to work within a team or individual environment with reporting protocols.  The positions are located in Brisbane (3), Adelaide (1), Regional Victoria (2) and Tamworth (1).

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Boners, slicers, butchers

JBS Dinmore is Hiring NOW! Our Dinmore plant, located near Ipswich is currently seeking Labourers, Boners, Slicers and Butchers.

This is a great opportunity to enter a career at the ground floor with endless opportunity; it’s up to you how far you go. This a great chance to earn good money. Join this dynamic, safety conscious, energetic team and make your 2018 a year to remember.

Interested? Resumes should be forwarded to: EmploymentDinmore@jbssa.com.au or drop it off at the guard house.

Meat Process Workers

Thomas Foods International, located at Murray Bridge SA, is one of Australia’s premium meat processing companies.  We are currently looking for beef/lamb/mutton Boners, Slicers, and Slaughterers and general labourers (skilled & non-skilled workers).

The key skills required for these roles include boning, slicing, slaughtering, and live stock handling – a forklift licence would be an advantange but not essential.  We offer comprehensive on the job training and  traineeship programs and this is an opportunity if you are looking for a well-rewarded career.

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