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Featured Positions


Marketing Graduate

A proudly Queensland brand, Mort & Co was first established in 1843 and is today one of the largest managers of feedlot cattle within Australia.  We are looking for a Marketing Graduate to join our team in the Toowoomba head office.  You will be responsible for supporting the marketing department in a varied role with great development and mentoring opportunities.

You will be working on all aspects of general marketing and brand management; developing and expanding upon Mort & Co’s social media presence; be responsible for all aspects of marketing event planning and logistics; and providing admin. support for marketing operations.  You will have a passion for the agricultural industry and high level communication skills incl. the ability to develop written marketing material and press releases.

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Diesel Mechanic – Grassdale Feedlot

A proudly Queensland brand, Mort & Co was first established in 1843 and is today one of the largest managers of feedlot cattle within Australia. Grassdale Feedlot is looking for an experienced, trade qualified Diesel Mechanic with a background of heavy road transport, earthmoving equipment and fixed plant to join our expanding team.

We are looking for candidates with: Trade qualifications as a Diesel Mechanic or Diesel Fitter; Minimum of 2 years post trade experience; Proven ability to work well independently, as well as within a team environment; Strong focus on workplace health and safety; A history of being well organised and a passion for maintaining equipment to a high standard; A willingness to learn and work within a dynamic, fast paced team; A proven history of accurate record keeping; and Welding ability will also be highly regarded.

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Member Services Manager

This full-time position, based at Armidale, NSW, will be responsible for the management of Angus Australia’s Member Services team to ensure the efficient delivery of animal registration, recording and associated services to members.

Applicants will be assessed on their suitability based on the following criteria:  Team leadership and management experience; Customer service skills;  Multi-task management skills; Verbal & written communications skills;  Software & database skills;  Affinity with the beef industry; Experience in processing cattle pedigree and/or performance data would be an advantage.

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Saleyards Manager

Our client is a regional Shire Council, situated in the Central West area of New South Wales, which owns and operates a recently upgraded state-of-the-art livestock exchange facility and saleyards operation that is predominantly focused on the sale of cattle, sheep and pigs. This facility is one of the largest and most modern in the State, with further significant capital upgrades planned over the next few years.

The manager will be responsible for the overall management and saleyards operations of the livestock exchange facility, and will be responsible for the engagement of all key stakeholders, maintenance, supply chain management and the oversight of the ongoing infrastructure upgrades. The role is complex and will require a person with a unique skill set of economic, financial and business acumen combined with high-level and demonstrated operational and stakeholder management skills and experience. The role will also have oversight in the expansion, business development and economic development of the Livestock Exchange into the future.

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Diesel Mechanic – WA

Hancock Agriculture is seeking a full-time, experienced Diesel Mechanic for Liveringa Station, located in the West Kimberley Region of WA.   As a mixed farming, lot feeding and livestock production enterprise, the supporting infrastructure is varied and extensive, including heavy earthmoving equipment, small and large tractors, hay making and farming implements, Landcruiser’s, Prime Movers, body trucks, telehandlers, generators and numerous small engine machines.

Reporting to the Station Manager, key roles & responsibilities will  include:  Establishing & managing the maintenance program for all station vehicles, plant & machinery; Implementing the program & carrying out the maintenance as required in our large, well equipped workshop;  Managing the spare parts inventory – including ordering of specialised parts & equipment as required; and Maintaining an efficient & safe workshop at all times.

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Territory Sales Manager – Ruminant

Our client is a specialist animal health company working toward shaping medical and scientific advancement which is currently looking for a sales representative to join their Livestock team and ideally located in the northern parts of South Australia.  As the territory sales manager, we need you to deliver sales results by focusing on the customer needs and providing solutions through product placement.

Responsibilities include: Build demand and sales by demonstrating the value of products in the sheep and cattle suite; Run the territory consistent with the marketing strategies and deliver on sales objectives by detailing campaigns and promotions; Identify untapped business opportunities and develop business strategies.  Selection criteria include: 2+ years experience in Livestock handling, Farming or Agriculture;    Some sales experience in a technical environment or maybe even a highly capable new graduate; a valid Australian driver’s licence; and ideally a relevant tertiary qualification.

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Sales Representative – Livestock Reproduction

Our client is a specialist animal health company, promoting animal protection and well-being for more than 80 years, which is currently looking for a sales representative to join their Livestock team, ideally located within an easy commute to Brisbane Airport QLD or Sydney Airport NSW.  As the Territory Sales Manager for Southern QLD & Northern NSW, we need you to deliver sales results by focusing on the customer needs and providing solutions through product placement.

Responsibilities include:  Build demand and sales by demonstrating the value of products in the cattle and sheep suite to stakeholders;  and Perform presentations of highly technical information that will assist in the sales process of the product range. Selection criteria include relevant tertiary qualifications; 3+ years B2B and B2C sales experience; a valid Australian Driver’s Licence; and 2+ years experience in livestock handling, farming or agriculture.

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Operations Coordinator (Australia)

Halleen Australasian Livestock Traders Pty Ltd is a livestock exporter sourcing livestock and shipping Australia wide, primarily to South East Asia.  The team is looking to expand once more, requiring a coordinator to lead operational logistics in Australia.  This role will require the applicant to bring together the elements of cattle receivals, loading of vessel to ASEL requirements and meeting documentation required for HALT approved arrangements.

Experience and essential criteria include:  Livestock handling experience; Ability to use Microsoft office at a competent level; Attention to detail; Willingness and energy to be on the move and travel; and personable and confident to take control of situations and lead.  Ideally the Operations Coordinator would be based in either Darwin or Perth.

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Livestock Manager

A North Queensland Livestock Handling Facility is seeking a Livestock Manager who will be responsible for Management of the Livestock Handling Facility and liaise with the General Manager and the Logistics Manager. The position is responsible for handling livestock daily, receiving cattle on arrival and ensuring they are appropriately penned and necessary paperwork accompanies the cattle.

Duties include, but are not limited to:  Liaise with Transport Companies, Graziers, Livestock Agents and Exporters; Cattle handling experience is a pre-requisite; Excellent communication and record keeping skills;  Work in a team environment;  Strong commitment to animal welfare procedures and WH&S standards; Truck & firearm licence (QLD); The ability to work weekends and outside work hours (if required).

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Farm Manager – NSW

We are seeking a full time, live-in Manager for the dynamic and well developed property “The Nowendoc Run” (The Run).  The Run is a 2,000ha aggregation of five pasture improved and irrigated properties, together with a further 400ha leased nearby, and is very well improved with excellent operating improvements and farm equipment.

In addition The Run will fatten at least 1,500 steers this year for premium domestic and export markets and applicants must have extensive property management and livestock experience.     The Run is located on the outskirts of Nowendoc village, adjoining the local school, and serviced by nearby Walcha (71km), Gloucester (78km), Tamworth (114km) and Armidale (120km).

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Senior Station Hand – Roma

Permanent position exists for Senior Station Hand on family owned mixed breeding/fattening and cropping property 60km South East of Roma. This is a long term position with the opportunity to progress to manager’s role for the right applicant. Accommodation is provided. Package is negotiable based on experience and ability.

The successful applicant will have good organisational and communication skills, and be able to work independently and unsupervised. Applicants must demonstrate farming knowledge and experience, proven livestock management skills, be able to perform general property maintenance and ability to maintain records.

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Feeding Operations Supervisor – Feedlot

Family owned and operated MDH Pty Ltd is currently expanding their Wallumba Feedlot near Condamine QLD, to the capacity of 20 000scu. A rare and exciting opportunity exists for a Feeding Operations Supervisor.

This role will include but not be limited to:  Grain processing;   Feedbunk management;   Commodity management;   Mill maintenance;   Feed delivery;   Management and leadership of a driven team; and  General machinery maintenance.

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Station Manager – Wave Hill

Wave Hill Station is located 400kms south of Katherine in the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory. The station is a breeding operation producing turn-off stock for live shippers and domestic markets.  The successful applicant will preferably have experience with live export; large scale beef property management; all aspects of bore and machinery maintenance/application; improvement program management; and have an MC licence.

Responsibilities and experience include: Strong team leadership and effective communication skills; Ability to work in a company structure incl. reporting;  Good business and budget analysis with computer skills;  Be a hands-on Manager with good staff management skills; WH&S management; and Firearms licence.

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WH&S Advisor – Agribusines

Our Agribusiness division now has a unique opportunity for a specialised and highly motivated Workplace Health and Safety professional to operate across our cattle properties and feedlots.  Reporting to the Group Program Manager for WHS, this key role requires you to lead and influence cultural change. You’ll engage operational teams to drive a positive safety culture and deliver on all aspects of WHS including risk management, injury prevention, compliance and safe systems of work.

The successful candidate will bring sound knowledge and understanding of industry trends, technology and best practice. Additionally, strong analytical skills and the ability to produce informed reports and meaningful data is required, along with: Diploma or Certificate 4 in WH&S, Comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation & regulations; Experience in Workers Compensation claims management; Accredited in rehabilitation and return to work; Knowledge of quality assurance and compliance processes and Commitment to continuous improvement.  Industry experience in the agriculture, pastoral or cattle industry is highly advantageous.
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Overseer – Mixed livestock property

Wards Mistake Pastoral Company (WMPC) is located 35km east of Guyra NSW. WMPC is a 7000-acre aggregation running a mixed prime lamb and beef enterprise.

Responsibilities for this position include:  Animal welfare and husbandry;  Operation of farm machinery; Working efficiently under unsupervised conditions; Clear communication with the station manager.  Must have a current driver’s licence.  Remuneration package includes accommodation.

Send applications or requests for further information to : andrewjackson3@bigpond.com

Tallow Supply Manager

In 2016, GrainCorp celebrated 100 years of growth, and GrainCorp Oils is the largest integrated edible oils business in Australia and New Zealand, producing a wide range of quality food ingredients and animal feed products.  We are seeking a confident and energic individual for the role of Tallow Supply Manager, reporting to the Tallow Trading Manager, and based in our Brisbane offices.

Your primary accountability will focus on the purchase of tallow and used cooking oil, associated road freighting, storage and shipping.  Additionally, you’ll engage with our Liquid Feeds business to actively build and maintain our market leading position.  We will consider expressions of interest from a range of backgrounds with a demonstrated track record in building relationships, procurement, strong negotiating skills, business development and a knowledge of the drivers of commodity trading.  Ideally your experience has been gained in a commercial setting (oils, fats, meat or biofuel) coupled with applied knowledge in domestic and export freight / logistics processes.

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Station Manager – Wylarah

Wylarah Station is an integral part of AACo, both now, and into the future. Bearing the name of our luxury brand, this aggregation is responsible for our 4,000 hd fullblood Wagyu stud herd. In addition to day-to-day running of the Station, and strategic management of Wylarah Farm,  you will actively participate in the strategic development and longevity of our genetics program. You will be accountable for ensuring all livestock operations, relevant reporting, and budgetary/financial requirements meet a high standard, and lead a team to ensure best practice procedures are maintained at all times.

Experience and qualifications include – Outstanding leadership and people management skills; Extensive experience in intensive operational cattle management; Demonstrable experience in the creation and execution of key projects and strategic initiatives; Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; and Belief that work can (and should) be fun!

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Sales Manager – International

With an enviable story contributing to their success, one of Australia’s leading international marketers of premier branded beef has a terrific opportunity for an experienced international meat sales manager who will be responsible for leading their portfolio of brands to customers. With strong existing business, this role will focus on a global sales market with a good mix of key account management of major accounts as well as business development in identifying and building further business within the region.

To be successful in this key position, you will require the following skills, attributes and experience:  Proven success in international branded meat sales is desirable; Strong understanding of meat products, descriptions and yields; High level relationship and communication skills; Financial management including P&L reporting and analysis; and Good inventory and IT skills with ERP systems.

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Livestock Manager

Wodonga Abattoir is a large Meat Processing Facility based in Wodonga, Victoria. The Abattoir processes cattle, sheep, goat and lamb for overseas markets. We are seeking expressions of interest for a Livestock Manager.  Sheep handling experience is a pre-requisite, however previous experience in the Abattoir and/or livestock agency industry is not required but would be an advantage.

Duties would include:   General stock team duties (at a senior level) including stock receivals, yarding and general stock movements;  Coordinate training to stock team members, incl. conducting competency assessments and identifying individual and team training requirements; Completing all documentation relevant to livestock traceability and QA programs; Liaise with Transport companies, Farmers and Livestock agents; Coordinate and plan team rosters.

Please send applications to www.wodongaabattoir.com.au/jobs

Feedtruck/Feedmill Operator

Bunnaloo Pastoral Co. is seeking a reliable truck & machinery operator, for milling & feed delivery, at Bunnaloo Feedlot which is situated in Bunnaloo southern NSW.  The feedlot is currently feeding approximately 5000hd of beef cattle.

Duties will include: Day to day feeding of cattle; Operating/maintaining tractors and machinery; and Milling/commodity handling; Essential requirements for the position: Understanding of feedlot operation; Ability to work closely as part of a small team; and Excellent organisational and communication skills.  Onsite training will be available to the successful applicant.

Please forward application, including CV, to the Manager at  blooflot@iinet.net.au   

Station Manager – Oakland Park QLD

Rural Funds Management Limited (RFM)  has an opportunity available on the Cattle JV team overseeing the breeding operations at the Oakland Park station at Croydon in Queensland. Oakland Park has a carrying capacity of approx. 4,000 breeding cattle and covers 85,000ha. This role is ideally suited to two people or a couple to ensure ongoing coverage on the station and individual time off work.

Responsibilities include: managing livestock to achieve production objectives;  managing and cooking for contract mustering teams; managing capital expenditure programs; controlling expenses to budget;  assisting with the preparation of annual forecasts and budgets; maintaining production and other farm records; ensuring farm maintenance to maintain health standards and animal welfare;  supervising and ongoing training of staff and contractors; and ensuring compliance with company policies and relevant legislation.

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Stockperson/Station Hand

Our client is a world-leading agricultural technology company that is launching a new innovative product targeted into the beef and dairy industries worldwide. As the product has advanced through to the commercialization stage the on-farm testing programs are increasing, and there is a need for an experienced and organised stockperson/stationhand to manage the livestock on the company trial property which is near Ipswich in Queensland.

This role requires an experienced stockperson/stationhand to manage a small herd of beef cattle which are being used for some trial work on digital fencing technology. It involves monitoring of the cattle, ensuring that the cattle are well maintained and trial information is accurately recorded.  Requirements to apply for this role include:  Experience in cattle management practices; Experience of the northern beef industry will be valuable.  Formal qualifications in agriculture would be preferred but not essential.

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Food Safety & QA Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager at our Scone Plant which is located 2 hours north west of Newcastle. This position will support the Plant Manager in supervising and meeting all legal and licensing requirements in relation to food safety and quality assurance, supervise QA Officers on a day to day basis and liaise with production and AQIS officers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Development,  maintenance and implementation of the documented quality management system;  System auditing; Continuous system assessment and refinement; Liaise with and organise contractors; Participate in product recalls; and Oversee corrective action.  Key criteria include:  Relevant Industry experience; Understanding of QA and HACCP; Auditing skills and Demonstrated organisational and time management skills.

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Station Manager – NT

This position of Station Manager offers an exciting opportunity to lead and direct station operations, be responsible for leading people, planning and promoting systems, procedures and policies that enable safe achievement of performance objectives.  This position is ideal for a working couple passionate about contributing to a large scale highly efficient rural station environment.

The successful applicant will have:  A commitment to the promotion of a positive health and safety culture; Strong communication and leadership skills; Advanced knowledge of cattle production; Knowledge and an ability to efficiently co-ordinate a large capital development program.  Highly attractive bonus structure based on production targets, attractive salary package on offer with first class facilities and a 4+ bedroom air -conditioned homestead.

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Territory Manager, Regional WA – Gallagher

If you enjoy dealing with livestock producers, have a strong understanding of retail and have the energy and drive to make things happen, then this is your opportunity to shine. For 80 years, Gallagher has been the market leader in animal management and is recognised as the pre-eminent brand and innovator within the electric fence, and weigh/EID space.

Due to continued business growth, a new territory has been created to further cement valued, long term partnerships at both on farm level and with resellers in Southern WA. As Territory Manager, your role will be to oversee as well as increase and drive new sales with rural retail partners through managing key account relationships and you will also spend considerable time with livestock producers and industry stakeholders.

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Station Hands – QLD

Two permanent positions are vacant on a breeding and fattening cattle station in Roma QLD.  This is a long-term position on a progressive property with opportunity for self development.  Accommodation & keep provided. Good conditions, close to services, wage negotiable relative to skills and experience.

Applicants must: Have cattle knowledge and experience;  Be capable mustering on a horse;  Be able to operate basic farm machinery; Be able to fence, and perform general property maintenance;  Be fit and work well as a part of a team; Be willing to work independently and unsupervised intermittently;  Hold a current driver’s licence, and have your own vehicle;  Have experience in a similar role.  Welding, chainsaw, water maintenance experience or a HR Licence would be an advantage but not essential.  Working dogs and horses only are welcome.

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Station Hand – QLD

Stanbroke is a family-owned and operated Australian beef business.   We are vertically integrated with extensive cattle properties in Northern Queensland, backgrounding operations in Southern Queensland, state of the art cattle feedlot, fully accredited beef processing facility and global beef marketing capabilities.

Currently a Stationhand position is available at our backgrounding properties located in the Chinchilla area.  The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:  Excellent cattle handling skills; Experience with mustering on horse and or motorbikes; Fencing, stock water and general property maintenance skills; A good understanding of animal welfare practices, quality assurance and workplace health & safety; An ability to record information and effectively communicate within the workplace.

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Assurance Manager – Livestock

Alliance Group is a global leader in procuring, processing and marketing the world’s best quality red meat products. They’re becoming a food company with world-class processing and livestock capability and their products are enjoyed in more than 65 countries across the globe. As New Zealand’s only 100% farmer owned red meat co-operative, their committed farmer shareholders are at the heart of everything they do. This role will provide you with an unrivalled opportunity to support and deliver on that vision.

Reporting directly to the General Manager Livestock and Shareholder Services and as a member of the livestock management team, this senior role will lead the development and monitoring of the assurance programmes associated with procuring and processing livestock. This is a high profile role within Alliance tasked with ensuring Alliance and its shareholders meet all regulatory, customer and market access requirements.

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DFMC Non-Executive Director

Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative (DFMC) is an independent, farmer-owned co-operative governed by its members. DFMC represents more than 400 members from around 275 dairy farms in Queensland, NSW, Victoria and South Australia. DFMC has an exclusive long-term agreement for the supply of significant volumes of raw milk to Lion Dairy & Drinks.

DFMC’s Board has representation from 5 supply regions with one Director each and one independent Director. Board terms are 4 years, with the Independent Director elected in a postal vote. The Board has an Audit & Finance Committee, a Milk Pricing Committee and a Milk Policy Committee, and DFMC now seeks to appoint a new Independent Director to Chair the Audit & Finance Committee.  Essential competencies are integrity, strong communication and negotiation skills, a collaborative leadership style and active contributions to strategic and Board discussion.

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General Manager – Abattoir WA

We are seeking a General Manager for a small stock processing plant in Gingin, Western Australia (93km North of Perth).  Reporting to the CEO, the General Manager will be responsible for the complete production process from small stock intake for chilled airfreight carcase product through to managing the added value lamb processing section for select meats in vacuum packaging formats.

To be considered for this role you will ideally be able to demonstrate a minimum of 10 years experience working in a large/medium-scale abattoir and packaging operation, with at least 5 years in a senior managerial role.  Quality assurance experience is essential, preferably within meat processing and this is complemented by your experience in logistics, purchasing and sales in the meat industry.

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Category Marketing Manager – Animal Health

An exciting, newly created position is now available as a result of business expansion Recognised as a brand leader and innovator within the markets it services in Australia and New Zealand, their strong market position is due to their ongoing commitment to product development and innovation and providing service and value to their supply chain and retail customers.

As Head of Marketing, you will be responsible for the implementation of the marketing and brand strategy in line with the business objectives. You will manage a well-resourced marketing team and will work closely with the sales, customer service and regulatory team to ensure business activities are aligned.  To be successful in this role, you will have at least 5 years’ experience in a marketing-based management or marketing communications role and have relevant sales/marketing experience within an agribusiness, ideally animal health or nutrition.

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Feedlot Manager

Royal Oak Beef operates a 1000 head feedlot, backgrounding and 750-acre farming enterprise at West Wyalong in Southern New South Wales. An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic manager or couple to lead daily operations and expansion into the future. The manager will lead a small team and have unlimited access to high class nutritional and feedlot management expertise that will assist with support, training and development.

The position requires an experienced self-starter who can self-organise and lead a team to guide and improve operations. This is an all-rounders job and duties include administration reporting, feed processing and delivery, livestock inductions, health, animal welfare, staff management and general maintenance.

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Feedlot & Property Positions

Do you have a passion for agriculture, specifically the care and welfare of cattle and being part of a career oriented, rural based team?  Kylagh Cattle Company is a long established and well known WA Cattle business based 170kms east of Perth. This diversified livestock and cropping business operates Kylagh Feedlot, grazing and cropping properties and an expanding breeding herd. Kylagh Cattle is entering an exciting development phase and requires an energetic and dynamic team to execute our growth plan.

We currently have positions from Supervisor to Trainee levels including Beef Production Manager, Cattle Team Supervisor, Feed Team Assistant, and Breeding Herd & Grazing Supervisor.  Kylagh Cattle provides excellent working conditions including competitive salaries, reasonable rosters and accommodation assistance.

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Agribusiness Innovation Officer

Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH), as part of the Australian Country Choice (ACC) group, proudly produce and supply the highest quality beef products to local and export markets. This role is perfect for a self-motivated, innovative, technologically savvy, agribusiness professional wanting to build their on-farm knowledge in a highly challenging role which has come about from an industry partnership between MLA, Hitachi Consulting and ACBH.

Reporting directly to ACBH’s CEO, the Innovation Officer will build our expertise and resources to enhance digital capability using process intelligence to define processes, technologies and metrics to improve profitability, productivity and ensure optimal running of meat and livestock value chains at best practice levels.

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MC Livestock Driver

Hardwick’s Meat Works located in Kyneton Victoria are currently seeking an experienced B Double driver for transportation of small stock between saleyards, paddocks and our processing facility.

Applicants must possess the following:   Current MC Multi-Combination Driver’s Licence;  Experience with handling of small stock livestock;  Hold basic fatigue management certification;  Be able to work flexible hours including weekend work; Demonstrated ability to adhere to WHS requirements; Strong ability to work as part of a team;  Adhere to strict animal welfare guidelines;  A Vic roads print out for the past 2 years.  The candidate must have a good work ethic and be able to undertake manual labour tasks as required.

To apply for this position please forward your resume to marcb@hardwicks.com.au  

Livestock Drovers

Hardwick’s Meatworks, a family owned multi species red meat processing facility located in Kyneton Victoria, has a great opportunity for experienced Livestock Drovers.

Reporting to the Livestock Manager the successful candidates will need to meet the following requirements:   Ensure strict compliance to AMIC & Company animal welfare standards; Demonstrate a proven track record in animal husbandry skills; Have working dogs;  Self-motivated and be able to work autonomously & in a team environment;  Ability to problem solve in a quick and timely fashion;  Work in a fast paced environment.

To apply please send your covering letter and resume via email to marcb@hardwicks.com.au  

Station Manager – Rugby Run QLD

“Rugby Run” is located approximately 60km from Moranbah in Central Queensland,  covers 27,500 acres and carries up to 5,500 head of backgrounding cattle and has well established infrastructure and facilities.  Reporting to the CEO, the Station Manager is responsible for leading a small team in safely undertaking their roles to ensure highest standards of animal management, health and welfare plus achieve operational performance expectations and station productivity.

The successful manager, or management couple, will have demonstrated experience managing a high performing cattle operation; solid understanding of compliance and regulations relating to quality, animal health and welfare and environment; commitment to WH&S; ability to lead, manage and develop an engaged team; communication and relationship building; effective negotiation & influencing; financial acumen and reporting; rangeland management; asset and infrastructure repair and maintenance; property planning & development.

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Meat Process Workers

Central Agri Group CAG) is a unique national business, strategically located across three Australian states. CAG 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.  We are seeking to employ meat process workers, specifically boners and slicers at our operations in Esperance WA, and Coolaroo & Trafalgar VIC.

Duties will include: Lamb, Mutton & Beef – Boning, Slicing, Slaughtering; General Labouring (skilled and non-skilled workers); Essential requirements for the position: Boning, Slaughtering & Slicing skills/experience;  Knife skills and/or food processing experience;  A forklift licence would be an advantage but not essential; Physical fitness, reliability & a willingness to learn.

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Chief Executive Officer

A unique opportunity is now available to lead a newly established entity within the agricultural industry. Reporting to the Board of this not-for-profit company with a whole-of-chain focus, the CEO will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to establish, implement and oversee the company’s plans and policies as per the Board approved Implementation and Annual Operating Plans.

Responsibilities for this crucial role will include:  Work with the Board to lead the entity in the initial start-up phase; Leadership and management of a team; Strong stakeholder engagement (with a strategic approach to positioning, promoting and marketing the company and its program outcomes); Ensuring the operating plan is aligned with the implementation and strategic plans, and the financial affairs are managed to a high standard.  We are keen to hear from you if you have a background in or knowledge of agribusiness, ideally with exposure to international markets.

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Breed Development Manager

Herefords Australia is one of Australia’s largest and most respected beef breed organisations with a mission to produce high quality beef for the Australian beef industry from Hereford based cattle. This position will be pivotal in driving the demand for Hereford and Hereford cross cattle by developing strategies and programs to increase demand within the beef industry’s commercial sector.

Duties and responsibilities will include identifying, developing and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders; and the ability to manage a number of concurrent and complex R&D and commercial projects.  The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ work experience in an agricultural or agricultural-related industry with a strong preference for commercial beef industry experience. Relevant degree-level education will be highly regarded but not essential. Knowledge and understanding of contemporary beef genetics, BREEDPLAN and EBVs will be valued as will a working knowledge of MSA and EU accreditation systems.

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Business Manager – Grains

Our client is a leading intermediary in the Australian grain industry with a well-established business offering. They provide grain marketing and price risk management advisory services to the industry nationally and have a new management position available in their Perth office.

They are seeking a commercially orientated Business Manager to manage existing, and develop new, relationships with multiple parties including bulk handlers, traders, corporate farming clients and consultants. Their services focus on providing unique and tailored product offerings (ie total marketing solutions, involving hedging & derivatives) and this role will be responsible for direct customer engagement, business growth and the overall profitability of the business in WA.
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Livestock Sales – Territory Manager

Elders has played a key role in rural Australia for more than 175 years. As a leading agribusiness, we are committed to providing our clients with a solution that meets their needs across every aspect of their farming business. We are committed to delivering value to the local communities in which we operate and the future of Australia’s agricultural industry.

This role provides an opportunity for you to apply your expertise in livestock management, and sales and marketing to provide high-quality service to clients, and achieve sales and earnings objectives. You will primarily work as part of a team and play an active role in the marketing and promotion of all branch products and represent Elders in campaigns, field days, client nights, community events and forums.

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Production Manager – Casino

Riverina (Australia) Pty Ltd is a leading stockfeed manufacturer with seven Feedsafe® accredited mills located in Queensland and Northern NSW producing both liquid and dry feeds to all species. They are currently seeking an experienced, self-motivated Production Manager for their Casino mill.

The responsibilities of the role are: Production management and scheduling;
Continual improvement of plant efficiencies; Assist in the co-ordination of the mill’s feed delivery trucks; Co-ordinate incoming raw materials; Oversee equipment maintenance program; Ensure WHS, Quality and Human Resource compliance; Manage production, logistics and maintenance staff; Liaison with sales staff.  Skills and attributes required to perform successfully in the role include:  3+ years’ production management experience, ideally in a feed mill environment; and Competency with production machinery and PLC based automated equipment.

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MSA Integrity and Systems Quality Officer

We currently have a rewarding opportunity for an MSA Integrity and Quality Systems Officer to join the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) team. MSA strives to deliver a world-leading, consumer-focused eating quality program that drives demand and improves the eating quality of Australian beef and sheepmeat.

Based in Brisbane CBD, the primary responsibility of the role is to ensure robust and effective integrity systems are in place to build confidence in the MSA program. This is through ensuring the application of the MSA Standards across the supply chain, specifically Beef and Sheep Processors, Independent Boning Rooms and Brand Owners. Tool of trade vehicle included with regional travel required regularly across Australia.

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MSA Business Development Officer

We are seeking a Business Development Officer to join the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) team based in Brisbane. MSA is an independent meat grading system designed to improve the eating quality consistency of beef and sheepmeat and help consumers select quality beef and lamb.

In this role you will be required to drive adoption, growth and greater value of the MSA program for all areas of the beef and sheepmeat supply chain. You will assist supply chain stakeholders, with a focus on processors and brandowners, in optimising their utilisation of the MSA program as well as develop and deliver value propositions to adopt new developments, new R & D outcomes, and increase utilisation of MSA principles along their value chain.

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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.

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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