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Featured Positions


Senior Livestock Market Analyst

Based in North Sydney, we are seeking a Senior Livestock Market Analyst to join our Communications, Marketing and Industry Insights business unit on a full time basis.

The role involves providing the industry, and other MLA business units, with statistical and analytical insights for the Australian red meat and livestock industry, with an emphasis on accuracy, timeliness and accessibility. This includes, but is not limited to, cattle and sheep industry projections, market news articles, stakeholder presentations and responding to ad-hoc requests. The Senior Livestock Market Analyst will lead the development of ‘next-generation’ producer-facing insights designed to assist with short to mid-term business decisions and transparency. A key component of the role will be to manage and develop junior analysts.

Applications close 26 October 2018

Click here to view the full description and application details.

Assistant Manager – Roebuck Export Depot, WA

ILC Agribusiness is a specialised unit of the Indigenous Land Corporation that focuses on the development and management of commercial agribusiness investments on Indigenous land, in partnership with Indigenous people.

ILC’s Roebuck Export Depot (RED) is a live cattle export depot located in North-Western WA 30km east of Broome. RED is responsible for preparing cattle for live export as well as handling domestic transit cattle.

RED is seeking a highly motivated individual to take on the role of Assistant Manager reporting directly to the Depot Manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing all activities in RED including loading and unloading road trains, all facets of cattle work including weighing, drafting, dipping and feeding cattle. Other duties will include creating NLIS scan lists using Microsoft Excel to accompany export shipments of cattle, the invoicing of fees for cattle in the yards and completing NLIS transfers.

Click here for full job description and application details.

Manager – Kenny’s Creek Angus, Boorowa

We are seeking a practical, experienced person with a commitment to the livestock industry to manage the property “Hillgrove”, Boorowa.

“Hillgrove” is the home to Kenny’s Creek Angus stud and encompasses a mixed farming enterprise with the genetic operation at its centre.  The position involves joining a progressive management team with commercial operations across the Boorowa/Cowra region, Far North QLD and a red meat export enterprise covering lamb and beef.

A more detailed description of our operations can be found on kennyscreek.com.au.

Interest can be expressed to The Principal – info@kennyscreek.com.au

Operations manager – live export depot

Coomalie Holding Depot is a Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Registered Premises for preparation of live animal export. The quarantine facility is located within an hour of Darwin. The Operations Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the depot including:

  • Liaison with the live exporter and overseas clients to ensure importing country requirements are met
  • Compliance of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) related procedures and documentation
  • Adherence to The Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) 2011 and Export Control (Animals) Orders
  • Receiving cattle including pen management, ordering of commodities, processing cattle to export requirements

Previous experience and expertise in a similar role will be highly regarded. A competitive remuneration package available.

Click here for more details and application process.

LSO, Sustainable Agriculture

This role delivers front-line extension services to farmers and farming groups to provide support, advice and best practice examples to increase productivity, profitability and sustainability of farms in the NSW Northern Tablelands region.

Delivery of livestock management extension services will be a key component of the role, working closely with organisations such as DPI to provide up to date technical advice and support to farmers. The role will involve working with local producer groups and delivering field days, workshops and other extension activities on locally relevant topics like livestock management, drought preparedness and sustainable agriculture management.

Essential requirements include knowledge and understanding of agricultural, livestock management, natural resource management, biosecurity and emergency management issues.

Closing date Wednesday 24 October 2018.

Click here for full job description and application details

Slaughtermen/boners/production supervisors

Western Meat Exporters is a large goat and sheep processing plant in Charleville, QLD, exporting goat and sheep products worldwide. The company currently has positions available for qualified Slaughterman/boners/production supervisors.

Full time positions – 38 hours per week Monday to Friday (Overtime and Saturday work only as operationally required).

Skills and experience preferred in the following areas:

  • Mintrac AQF Certificate III in Meat Processing – slaughtering or boning
  • Minimum 3 years experience within the meat industry utilising knife skills
  • Possess or willing to obtain Q Fever vaccination
  • Reliable, committed, punctual, willing to learn and a positive attitude

Salary is above the Meat Industry 2010 Award (Overtime is paid in addition to salary)

For more information and application details, click here.

Chief Financial Officer

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s most trusted livestock marketplace. Connecting and empowering buyers and sellers nationally through simple technology and objective livestock measurement.  The CFO will work closely with the CEO and Board, to play a central role in shaping the business plan and growth strategy and be instrumental executing it.

The CFO will be responsible for building a best-in-class finance function and will bring industry-leading strategic thinking and financial expertise to the business. The CFO will act as a catalyst for change, be an educator and empower employees to operate commercially, identifying business improvement opportunities and driving them through successfully.   A key focus will be on building a strong, sustainable organisation (incl. standard and scalable processes), which includes deep bench strength. In addition, this position will have solid business judgment, strong controllership focus, analytical strength and the capability to drive a fast-paced organisation to the right results with a focused and pragmatic approach to the business.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Brand Manager

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s most trusted livestock marketplace. Connecting and empowering buyers and sellers nationally through simple technology and objective livestock measurement. Responsible for leveraging and renovating our existing brand and positioning it in both the Australian and international markets, the Brand Manager will be a strategic marketer, brand manager, and chief storyteller.

As a two-sided marketplace with a diverse range of users, it’s important that the Brand Manager has a clear understanding of the different users we serve and how to position the brand to acquire them in tandem and at scale.  You will be data driven by nature and accountable for setting and managing the marketing budget. You treat marketing as an investment in our growth and can accurately and confidently forecast Customer Acquisition Costs and ROI.
From a blank canvas you will have full autonomy to design and build a high functioning and scalable marketing engine.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Assistant Station Manager

Our business has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated Assistant Station Manager to join our team assisting in the management of a large breeding operation in the Georgetown region, Queensland.  Reporting to the Station Manager, the candidate will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operational management of the property to achieve maximum sustainable production and profitability.

To be successful in this position, the candidate will need to demonstrate the following –  a minimum of 2 years in a similar position (will be advantageous);  be a self-starter with ability to work to deadlines and have strong organisational capability; a sound knowledge of general property and plant maintenance.  A genuine interest in livestock welfare and animal performance along with low stress handling skills will also be essential.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Livestock Assistant – Cattle

  • Angus Stud – Industry Best Practice
  • Great Mid north coast location
  • On-farm accommodation available

Our client operates a prestigious Angus Stud in the pristine Bellingen Valley. Speckle Park genetics has also recently been introduced into the breeding program.

An intelligent and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about developing industry Best Practice in genetics, husbandry, nutrition and pasture management is required to assist the Stud Manager.

This position will suit a graduate in animal science or agriculture with 2-5 years experience in beef cattle husbandry. Excellent opportunity to work with an experienced beef stud Farm Manager and be involved in the preparation of stud cattle for the show circuit.

The property is located adjacent to the Dorrigo National Park and on the Promised Land and Sweetwater Creeks which creates a picturesque setting and a limitless natural water supply. The farm contains untouched rainforest including areas fenced and managed as native birdlife sanctuaries.

The property is fully established with fenced laneways and cattle handling facilities and a foundation stud herd. This small farm has all the equipment and resources necessary to operate a successful grazing property and its breeding program incorporates artificial insemination and embryo transfer. The farmhouse provided is 15 minutes from the Bellingen township and 25 minutes from the surf.

To apply send your resume to resume@agri.com.au or for further information call Brett Price on 02 9223 9944.

Regional Manager – North East QLD

The Regional Manager – North East Queensland services members across an extensive area north of Mackay and west to Burketown. The role of a Regional Manager is to promote AgForce, support the Regional Chair and Executive, service existing members and recruit new members in the region, provide extension services and work closely with relevant management to address general and policy issues affecting your region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:   Coordinate and support a range of activities, including regional meetings and conferences, branch meetings, property visits and ministerial tours; Develop relationships and liaise with Government and other agencies, including industry groups, small business, Local Government, community organisations, local media and the general public; Close interaction with media, communications and policy teams, as well as members and stakeholders.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Machinery Operator / Cropping Overseer

Warrambeen’ is a family owned, 4000ha farm of flat to gently undulating land located on the Golden Plains, 1 ½ hours west of Melbourne. The property is a mixed sheep and cropping business and currently cropping 1140 ha of Wheat, Canola and Faba Beans. The sheep enterprise consists of 19,000 dse, modern, dual purpose merino breeding ewes mated to both merino and terminal sires some merino wethers, and associated young stock depending on the season.  As part of ongoing farm development, permanent pastures and annual fodder crops a further 600 ha are sown annually.

Reporting to the farm manager you will be responsible for all crop and pasture activities being executed in a timely manner, appropriate recording of cropping activities and plant and machinery maintained to a high standard. The position requires competent operation of modern cropping machinery and a large amount of flexibility in work hours to get tasks completed when seasonal conditions are right. A high level of attention to detail, and motivation to achieve the production goals set for the property are also critical.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Experienced Boner, Slicer, Slaughterman, Knife Hand

Bindaree Beef presents an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, experienced boners or slaughtermen to join our reputable meat processing company. We offer temporary to permanent opportunities with competitive wages and immediate start in a progressive company that is seeking to expand. Located in Inverell NSW, our facility offers safe and environmentally friendly working practices, opportunities for further training and a great support network of managers and supervisors.

We are seeking applicants with experience in Boning, Slicing, Slaughtering or knife-hand skills. Career advancement and progression opportunities are available for motivated candidates The right applicants will meet the following requirements: experience within the meat industry utilising knife skills; have their Q fever vaccination or be willing to obtain; reliable, committed, punctual, willing to learn and a positive attitude.

Click here for further information and application details.

Head Stockperson – Napier Downs WA

Napier Downs is 400,000-hectare cattle station 130 km west of Derby. It has first class working and accommodation facilities. This position would suit a head stockperson with good communication & leadership skills, strong horse and cattle handling skills as well as general station experience. A remuneration package will be negotiated dependent upon experience

This position would suit a person who already has good cattle industry experience, who likes working with people, and who wishes to continue to develop their experience. Family and single accommodation available.

Please apply to Anna Brown Recruitment anna@annabrown.com.au , for more information: 0427 644 527

Overseer – Roma, QLD

Winnathoola Pastoral Co has a position available within its progressive mixed cattle and farming business near Roma, QLD.  The position would suit an energetic person willing to embrace the business and contribute to its further development. Modern 4 bedroom a/c house close to school bus. No working dogs.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:  The daily operations of the business, with the ability to work independently as well as cohesively with others; LSS handling of cattle; Maintenance & operation of modern machinery;  Ongoing property development; Sound record keeping with an emphasis on attention to detail.

Please email enquiries or resume to wpc@winnathoola.com.au 

Seasonal Recruitment 2019

AACo has been crafting the magic of Australian Beef for almost 200 years; and now we’re looking for new talent to join us in our craft.  We’re seeking people to join our crew from February 2019.  From Darwin to Dalby, we’ve got sensational opportunities for people willing to be a part of something (really) big, learn a whole lot, and have a ton of fun along the way.

As one of our crew, no two days are the same: from mustering on horseback or motorbike, drafting or trucking cattle, to caring for our herd. Whatever you’re doing you’ll learn something new from some of the best and brightest in the business – every day.  We provide sensational training and developmental opportunities, starting with a week of training in late February for all new starters. We believe in supporting our people to thrive and grow both professionally and personally. With AACo you’re with a company that values its people, their safety, and the land!

Click here to obtain further information.

Senior Manager – NVT

GRDC is changing to meet the evolving needs of grain growers with a vision to be regarded as the grower’s “R&D department”. The National Variety Trials (NVT) are one of GRDC’s most visible and valuable RD&E initiatives. The NVT aims to create profitability for Australian grain growers by providing robust crop variety performance information directly to growers through national trial networks and variety-specific agronomic activities. The Senior Manager NVT is responsible for the management and oversight of the GRDC National Variety Trials program and associated initiatives.

The position also provides expert advice to the GRDC Executive Committee with respect to the operation of the NVT program, stakeholder relationships, appropriate technical responses to regional requirements; and fulfilling GRDC’s corporate objectives regarding investing in RD&E to create lasting profitability for Australian grain growers.

Click here for full position description, and application details.

Gardener / Caretaker – NSW

This is an opportunity for an experienced Gardener / Caretaker to look after two esteemed homesteads & their surrounding infrastructures in the beautiful South West slopes of NSW.  This farming property is in close proximity to Canberra – about 1.5 hour’s drive and only 10 minutes to town.

Key responsibilities include:  Gardening of up to 3-acres of established gardens;  Weed spraying; Handyman duties; Property maintenance as required;
Other ad-hoc duties including swimming pool maintenance and looking after companion animals (birds, chooks, dogs).  You will have relevant experience and be mechanically minded and experienced in operation of chainsaws, ride on mowers, gardening equipment and power tools, and have the initiative to complete works autonomously.  The successful candidate and their partner will need to be good communicators who are open to help in all aspects of the working farm if required, in a professional manner.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Agricultural Technician Officers

We are seeking Agricultural Technician Officers, for our expanding agricultural business, located close to Dalby. The successful applications must be competent in various machinery operations and general maintenance duties.  Salary package for these positions ranges from $45,000 to $75,000 pa, however will be highly based upon level of experience.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:  Implement management programs to eliminate disease & insects in animals and crops; Inspect and test produce to ensure QA standards; Review feed rations effectiveness i.e. feed conversion, weight gains in livestock; Organising and ordering of chemicals, drugs and vaccines for cropping and livestock; Record keeping; Report to Manager.

Please forward resume/requests for further information to –info@morganpastoral.com.au

Fixed Wing Pilot / Station Hand

S. Kidman & Co, Australia’s most respected and successful beef producer, has an exciting opportunity for a Fixed-Wing Pilot to join our team at Helen Springs Station, situated in the Northern Territory, approximately 140km north of Tennant Creek.

Reporting to the Station Manager, your main responsibilities include low-level aerial stock mustering operations, checking of stock and facilities and flying company personnel between properties.  When not engaged in aerial operations, you will be required to undertake Station Hand duties and assist with general day to day station activities including working with livestock.

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Pastoral Development Officer – Alice Springs

This position assists Aboriginal people to carry out sustainable pastoral activities on their land through the provision of planning, development and management support in designated CLC sub-regions. The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications and/or competency certificates in rural science, rural business development or related disciplines, preferably with extensive practical experience in the pastoral industry.

The candidate should have good interpersonal skills and an aptitude for active community engagement in a relevant context. The candidate will have proven capacity for budgeting and accurate record keeping of expenditure and related outcomes.

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Farm Hand

Our company is looking for a proactive and driven person with a passion for beef farming to join our team on our property in the Armidale/New England area of NSW.  In this position, the successful candidate will be involved in the day to day operational aspects of stock and pastoral management, assisting the farm overseer and other members of the team.  The key objective being to maximise the productivity and profitability of the cattle on the property, without compromising plant condition, stock welfare or other staff.

Applicants must: have cattle knowledge and experience; be able to operate basic farm machinery; carry out fencing and perform general property maintenance; be willing to work independently as well as part of a team; comply to WH&S policies and follow all animal welfare and husbandry standards; be well acquainted with seasonal feed requirements of the key classes of stock in terms of the animal health requirements and the ever-changing feeding priorities.

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Machinery Operator/Farm Hand

Our company is looking for an experienced, proactive and driven person to join our team on our property in the Armidale/New England area of NSW.  In this varied position, the successful candidate will be involved in the operation of machinery in a number of different facets of our cattle farming business.

The machinery operation will largely consist of operating a bulldozer (min.size D6). However, they will also be required to operate other machinery including grader, tractor, boom spray and planting equipment. Operations must be conducted in a safe and responsible manner and some knowledge of machinery maintenance is preferred. Other aspects of this role will include, but not limited to; fencing, movement of cattle and other general farm hand duties.

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Meat Trader – entry level

Our client is an Australian owned Meat Trading company working across extensive sales channels in export and domestic markets, and this is an outstanding opportunity to join the Sydney operation.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:  Business development with new and existing client base; Preparation of logistics and sales documentation;  Market Reporting and analysis; Debtor management when required; Achieve individual and company budgetary requirements.  You will be a passionate, motived individual who strives to ensure customer satisfaction, and keen to learn all facets of the meat business.

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Bore Runner – South Galway

South Galway is located in the heart of Channel Country, 400km South West of Longreach or 1,300km North West of Brisbane by road.

Duties & responsibilities include: Perform your job in a safe manner in line with AACo safety programs and procedures; Take responsibility for your safe work behaviour; At each bore check the following: Troughs, Kubota Motors, Windmills (Comet and Southern Cross), Solar pumps,  Dams.  In each paddock check water supply levels; Keep records in writing of:  bores checked, level of water at each turkey nest, tank or dam, number of cattle at each watering point, Maintenance on fences, troughs and pipelines, Scheduled servicing of Kubota motors,  Assist with maintenance of windmills and submersible pumps, Report any Bore breakdowns or other items of interest, General maintenance of buildings and surrounds, Performing routine checks and servicing of equipment and plant,  Respond to problems as they occur, and Report major maintenance to Manager.

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Intensive Grazing Cattle Supervisor

Pardoo Beef Corporation (PBC) requires an experienced intensive grazing cattle supervisor to manage the day to day cattle operations and staff on Pardoo Station.  PBC is an irrigated agriculture project in the Pilbara region of WA which encompasses breeding and fattening of Wagyu cattle, an extensive crop program and pastoral operations.

Duties will include:  General cattle husbandry such as calving, tagging and weaning utilising low stress stock handling; Management of 3-4 stationhands working on the livestock team; Monitoring cattle feed and cattle health;  Fencing, machinery operating and horse/motorbike riding during mustering; Data recording for Wagyu cattle operation; Collaborating with management on production strategies, innovations and solutions. A degree or relevant qualification in Animal Science or nutrition would be desirable and knowledge of low stress stock handling and proven practical livestock experience necessary.

Click here for full position description and application details.

Feedlot Manager – Wonga Plains

Wonga Plains Feedlot is an award winning 10,000 head feedlot located at Bowenville on the Darling Downs QLD. The operation feeds company sourced and customer cattle in a modern facility, undertaking expansion to 21,000 head. The Feedlot Manager is responsible for all aspects of the feedlot operation, working with our area supervisors to coordinate the operation including livestock, feeding, administration and maintenance. Furthermore the position will be responsible for the implementation of new initiatives and improving feedlot efficiencies.

While experienced applicants are encouraged, those looking to progress to the next step in their career are also encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant will be a positive, self-starter who is honest, reliable and willing to try new ideas. We are looking for someone who is people focused and keen to make a positive impact on the Australian feedlot sector.  A degree or equivalent and several years experience will be highly regarded.

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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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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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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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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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