Recruitment: Training boost for meat industry staff

Beef Central, 26/02/2021

Latest listings on Jobs Central recruitment page:

  • Station Hand – Bullo River Station
  • Station Cleaner / All Rounder – Bullo River Station
  • Station Hand, King Island – TRT Pastoral Group
  • Key Accounts Manager – via The aicila Group
  • Queensland Operations Coordinator – Australian Cattle Enterprises
  • Pen Rider / Livestock Hand, Pinegrove – Mort & Co
  • Chief Executive Officer – NTLEA
  • Agronomist, Horticulture – via Rimfire Resources
  • Station Hand – Glen Arden Cattle Co.
  • Chief Financial Officer, Feedlot – via Lucas Group

Click here to access these and other exciting meat and livestock supply chain jobs currently listed on Jobs Central.

ANYONE with a passion for the livestock and meat industries, or those with an interest in getting involved, have the chance to bolster their knowledge, boost skills and build new networks at the upcoming ICMJ Northern Conference.

Early-bird discounts close next week for the 2021 conference, which will be held in Rockhampton from April 7 to 10. The event will provide workers from all levels of the industry the chance to learn from and network with industry experts and agribusinesses professionals.

A highlight of the conference is the Beef Australia Careers Expo and Industry Exhibition on Thursday April 8, which uses a fun social setting to connect people of all skill levels and support them in taking the next step in their careers.

Aimee Bolton

Aimee Bolton previously attended ICMJ events as a student, and having now graduated and employed full-time with Oakey Beef, she intends on continuing to come along to ICMJ events for the career development opportunities.

“You shouldn’t stop networking and developing professionally just because you’ve got a job – you’ve got to keep pushing to stay up-to-date with the latest in the industry,” she said.

“ICMJ events are also really fun, we’ve got lots of time in the schedule for networking over a few drinks and that’s important too, I can’t tell you how many times social connections made through ICMJ have come in handy in my career already.

“The sessions aren’t just valuable to those working in offices, it’s also workers on stations, those working on plant floors and everyone else whose combined efforts make the northern industry work,” she said.

“All those people need to be on the forefront of what’s coming in the sector because they are the leaders of the future and that’s what ICMJ is all about, to equip the people who will be taking us forward.”

This year’s program is packed with interesting and informative sessions including:

  • ‘Red meat update and current trends’ by Phoebe Johnson, MLA
  • ‘Vertically integrated value chains – an Australian Country Choice perspective’ by Paul Gibson, ACC
  • ‘Precision management in grazing systems – opportunities for improved sustainability’ by A/Prof Ryan Reuter, Oklahoma State University (to present remotely)
  • ‘Selecting for profit – a producer perspective’ by Rebecca Burnham, REB grazing
  • ‘Genomic selection for eating quality’ by Dr Karen Schutt, Neogen
  • ‘Putting yourself out there – how to be an effective communicator’ – Michael Thomson, CQUniversity, and
  • ‘The power of effective networking skills’ by Sarah Taylor, Teys Australia HR.

The event will be run within CQUniversity’s COVID Safe requirements to ensure the safety of all attendees and is co-hosted by Teys Australia. Early-bird registrations made before February 28  are $250 (inc GST) per person including accommodation or $180 (inc GST) for those not needing accommodation. Both packages, which are subsidised by industry sponsorship, include lunches and dinners. Registrations made after February 28 will cost $330 (inc GST).

Final registrations close March 5. To register click here.   More information is available here


Source: ICMJ














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