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Head Stockperson – Naryilco

S. Kidman & Co, Australia’s most respected and successful beef producer, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and energetic person to join Naryilco Station in the role of Head Stockperson. Situated in south-west QLD, 110km north of Tibooburra, Naryilco is a breeding and fattening property running 12,000 recorded cattle over 7510 sq.km.
Reporting to the Station Manager, the Head Stockperson is responsible for supervising and undertaking effective and timely herd management, recording stock numbers for the livestock information system, training / supervision / leadership of staff, maintaining/developing facilities and improvements, monitoring and responding to land and environmental issues, and assisting with purchasing.

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Pen riders – Opal Creek

Conveniently located just 35 kms from Cecil Plains, Opal Creek has several opportunities for cattle pen riders and livestock hands. Reporting to the Livestock Manager, and being part of a team of around 20, you’ll be able to build on your existing horsemanship skills and gain solid knowledge and experience about cattle handling and ACC’s Intensive Feedlot operation.

With your own (vaccinated & certified) horses & tack, you’ll be responsible for intensive cattle feedlot activities that include: • Following procedures to ensure strict adherence to WH&S, Animal Welfare standards and Environmental obligations; • Understanding and monitoring cattle health and nutrition;  Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis;  Maintaining accurate records for cattle treatments and movements.

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Pen Riders/Livestock Hands – Brindley Park

Due to internal progression, Brindley Park Feedlot (located near Roma) has several opportunities for livestock hands and pen riders.  You will be part of a team where you will be able to build on your existing horsemanship skills and gain solid knowledge and experience about cattle handling and our Intensive Feedlot operation.

You’ll be responsible for intensive cattle feedlot activities that include: Workplace Health and Safety; Animal Welfare standards; Environmental obligations; Understanding and monitoring cattle health and nutrition; Identifying symptoms and providing recommended diagnosis; Maintaining accurate records for cattle treatments and movements.

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Manager – Mt Fyans VIC

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets.  Mt Fyans is a 5900 ha property located in the Western Districts of Victoria near Mortlake. It is intended that this property will be developed into a highly productive backgrounding business with capacity to finish a proportion of the cattle on pasture.

The role is a key position to manage the future development of the operation and will primarily oversee daily farming operations, and key responsibilities include but are not limited to: Provide team leadership; Exhibit self-motivation and independent thinking;  Maximise results through intensive rotational grazing and pasture management;  Introduce the latest innovation and technology into livestock management.

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Station Hand – Central QLD

A station hand position has become available on a family owned property in the Central Highlands region of central QLD.  The Station runs 10 000 head of cattle on 250,000 acres and is located 1.5hr south east of Emerald. Most weeks you’ll work 5 days and get to have the weekends off.

Responsibilities include : Mustering cattle;  Drafting and yard work;  Horse and livestock care;  Water maintenance;  Fencing & general property care; and  Operation and maintenance of station plant, equipment and vehicles.  You must have cattle handling experience, possess an Australian Driver’s Licence (manual) HC or HR preferable and a QLD firearm’s licence; have a commitment to working safely and be physically fit; and be resilient, self-motivated and have clean and sober habits.

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Distribution Manager

Hardwick’s Meatwork’s located in Kyneton Victoria situated in the beautiful Macedon Ranges Shire. Hardwick’s Meat Works is a proud family owned and run multi species red meat processing plant which has been in operation since 1973,and prides itself in servicing premium red meat into the domestic and exports markets.  The Distribution Manager oversees the end to end functionality of the scheduling, planning and delivery of meat products to the company’s vast distribution network.

To become the successful candidate in this role, you must have a proven demonstrated working history of a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar distribution role.  Responsibilities include:  Managing the company’s end to end distribution of meat products; Schedule drivers and assign routes to maximize productivity; Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and implement program accordingly;  Liaise with third party contractors to ensure meat products are delivered on time; Ensure all delivery discrepancies are investigated and resolved in a timely manner; Ensure compliance with company policies or procedures for all distribution services.

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Senior Farm Hand – WA

A senior farm hand position has become available within our family farming business which is located in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia. We are situated on a school bus route in the Corrigin Shire, approximately 180km east of Perth.

We run a large broadacre cropping program with a large export hay component. We are seeking an experienced, focused, self-motivated person who must be able to work unsupervised and within our team. The applicant should be competent in the use of large modern John machinery, including spraying. Experience with export hay production, mechanical skills and an MC licence would be an advantage. The successful applicant will have an attractive remuneration based on experience including a modern home and work vehicle.

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Feedmill team member

Rangers Valley is situated near Glen Innes in Northern NSW and specialises in the production and marketing of high quality longfed beef. The operation combines a 33,000 head cattle feedlot, Backgrounding and farming operation.

A position has become available within the Milling Crew, reporting to the Feedmill Supervisor. This position is full time on a 10 day on – 4 day off roster operating a recently re-built Feedmill.   Key duties include, but are not limited to; Daily operation of a Steam Flaking Mill; Unmanned Boiler Operation; Front End Loader operation; Plant operation including Tub Grinder; Repairs, preventative maintenance and hygiene upkeep of machinery and equipment; Basic record keeping.  Skills that will be an advantage, but are not essential, are –  Truck licence (HC, MC, HR) and Front End Loader Operation.

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Station Manager

This Australian family owned and operated enterprise consists of breeding and fattening operations situated throughout Central and North Queensland. Due to recent company expansion a new position exists for a Station Manager based on one of their breeding properties 80km south of Charters Towers.

Reporting to the owner the successful applicant will be energetic and genuinely passionate about the beef industry. Required knowledge and abilities for this position include: excellent cattle husbandry and handling skills; pasture management; adherence to workplace health and safety guidelines; general property and machinery maintenance.

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Senior Export Trader

Dunnett & Johnston Group is a large family owned independent meat import, export & wholesaling group with operations throughout Australia, as well as several international locations. An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced export meat trader, to join our team, at our Sydney head office.  A competitive remuneration package, plus a performance based bonus is available to the suitable applicant.

Reporting to the export trading manager, the role will suit those with experience in the export meat trade, an energetic self-starter, with excellent customer service & sales negotiation skills. Responsibilities will include the day to day purchase & sale of stock, management of new and existing customers, identifying new business opportunities, risk assessment and debtor follow-up.

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Logistics Manager – Central QLD

Frasers Livestock Transport, established in 1944 and one of Australia’s renowned livestock transporters, is seeking a high performer to join our team as Central Queensland Logistics Manager.  Focused on the day-to-day operations of the CQ fleet, the successful candidate will have experience within the livestock sector/supply chain and would be a forward thinker and results driven to help drive and service this region for the business.

This role manages all aspects of the CQ fleet including planning, scheduling and allocating jobs, managing a team of drivers, workshop and support staff and working alongside our other operations teams in Roma and Warwick to optimise efficiencies.  Requirements for the role include:  Experience in the livestock sector/supply chain; Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at times; The ability to plan and assign transport jobs effectively; and a Competent and confident computer user.

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Feedlot Graduate

A fulltime feedlot graduate position has become available within the Iranda Beef team.  Iranda is located 15km north of the township of Tintinara, SA, 2 hours from Adelaide airport.  The graduate position is an 18 month program that will provide the successful applicant with a solid platform into a rewarding career within the lot feeding industry.

The program will involve both internal and external industry recognised training that will potentially lead into a supervisory level employment at the completion of program.  The successful applicant will be exposed to all areas of modern lot feeding systems, and in addition to this graduates will be exposed to feeder backgrounding, cattle buying and the meat processing industry.

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Chief Executive Officer

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s largest and most trusted online livestock market place, facilitating $830 million worth of livestock transactions per annum.  They now seek a dynamic leader to continue to grow their market position targeting sustainable growth in sales and market share through simple tech solutions, focusing on execution, engagement and education.

Supported by a small but dynamic operational team, as well as in-house technical, sales, and finance teams, the CEO will be responsible for ensuring the business maintains its market position as leader and innovator in the agricultural commodity exchange space. In addition, responsibilities will include delivering business strategy, driving increased market adoption and participation, key stakeholder engagement and financial management and reporting.

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Marketing Manager – Animal Health

An exciting, newly created position of Marketing Manager 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.

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). Relationship building combined with consensus building and influencing/negotiation skills will be critical to your success. Whilst tertiary qualifications are strongly desirable, we are keen to hear from all candidates who feel they match the above criteria.

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Territory Sales Manager – Syngenta

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. As Territory Sales Manager you will represent Syngenta and implement company and regional-specific sales and marketing strategies with their rural retail business partners in the Great Southern territory in WA, with strong internal support. This region is defined by its strong broadacre cropping segments.

We are keen to hear from you if you possess a good working knowledge of crop production and strong people and influencing skills, preferably with a track record in sales, agronomy or related roles. You will also require the ability to work autonomously and display a strong determination to succeed.

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Export / Sales Manager

Located in Geelong, M.C. Herd is a large export meat processing facility supplying Australian lamb, sheep and beef to both local and overseas markets. Currently we have an exciting career opportunity for a driven Export/Sales Manager to join our team across our meat processing facility in Corio.

Your responsibilities will include: Client liaison; Sell and Manage Export Products; Coordinate airfreight shipments; Work within a team environment to ensure Quality and Specifications are met; Manage production schedules.  To be successful in this position you will need to possess the following skills: Knowledge of the Meat Industry in a Sales/Export role; Worked closely within a team environment; Good Communication Skills; and Production / Distribution / warehouse / exporting experience.

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Regional Manager – Feedmilling

Riverina Australia is a premier supplier of animal feed for the agriculture industry and a leading exporter of grain and protein meals. Reporting directly to the General Manager – Feed Division, the role has P&L responsibility for the company’s feed manufacturing, logistics and sales across three sites – Oakey, Warwick & Mackay.

To be successful in this challenging role, you will ideally have: 10+ years’ agribusiness production management experience; proven track record in having a professional approach to managing people, building motivated, high performing teams and collaborative workplace; Tertiary qualifications, preferably in agribusiness or manufacturing disciplines; Strong commercial business skills; and a forward thinking approach, to ensure the business is equipped and ready for future growth.

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Stationhand – Roma

A progressive breeding & fattening Cattle Station in the Roma QLD area has a full-time position for a young energetic Stationhand.  The property is close to services and good conditions are provided, including comfortable, air-conditioned, single accommodation and Keep, with meals prepared.

We value skills in: Sound cattle husbandry; Basic station maintenance; Fencing; Mustering using horses; commitment to QA & WH&S. HR licence an advantage. Working horses & working dogs only.  Wage negotiable relative to skills.

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Pastoral Enterprise Coordinator – Huckitta NT

Huckitta Station is a commercial cattle station, approximately 300 km north east of Alice Springs, and the Pastoral Enterprise Coordinator will manage the station to build the capacity of Aboriginal traditional owners and their families to manage Huckitta station in the long term, ensure pastoral best practice and continuing economic viability, and protect cultural heritage and biodiversity.

Selection criteria include:  At least 3 years experience in a coordination and supervisory role working with remote area aboriginal communities;  Demonstrated ability to develop annual work programs and practical knowledge of all aspects of central Australian beef cattle husbandry and production, and a willingness to cooperate with specialist technical service providers;  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in pastoral infrastructure repairs, and vehicle and machinery operation, care and maintenance in a remote  environment and Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

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Stationhand – NSW

Strathbogie Pastoral is a privately owned NSW sheep & cattle breeding enterprise in the Northern New England of NSW – just 14km west of Emmaville.  A well maintained 3 bedroom aircon accommodation is provided, and primary and secondary schools in Emmaville are accessible by school bus at the front gate.

Requirements of the position include but are not limited to:  Must be a competent stockperson with experience handling cattle and sheep on 4-wheel bikes;  Able to carry out normal station maintenance; Have experience with animal husbandry; Be able to keep good records; and Have a sound commitment to OH&S.  Own dogs would be an advantage.

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Property Manager

Palgrove is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of Charolais and Ultrablack beef cattle genetics and is currently expanding its operation to include large scale commercial cattle production. An opportunity exists for a Property Manager to join our dynamic team at our flagship New England property. This role requires at least five years’ experience in a management position overseeing beef seedstock production, pasture management and coordinating a team of employees.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this is a key role in Palgrove’s operations and involves:  Operational property planning; Cattle husbandry management;  Responsibility for WH&S; Collecting and managing data within the stud recording system; Developing and implementing pasture and infrastructure development plans; Budget planning and reporting.

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Experienced Farm Hand / Station Hand

An experienced Farm hand is sought for a 12,000ha family owned broadacre cropping and cattle fattening enterprise in the Maranoa region in Southern Queensland.  This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a progressive business in a strong local community.

The successful applicant will have:  sound knowledge and experience of broadacre cropping; chemical accreditation; experience in operating and maintaining planting, spraying and harvest equipment and GPS tracking equipment;
Experience in cattle fattening and animal husbandry; Sound knowledge of mechanical repair and maintenance of farm machinery. Driver’s licence essential.
A family home is offered as part of an attractive remuneration package.

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MSA Producer Engagement Officer

We are seeking a Producer Engagement Officer to join the Meat Standards Australia (MSA) team based from either North Sydney, Brisbane or Armidale. 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 industry facing role you will engage producers on a national level to increase their MSA awareness through building and maintaining effective relationships and delivering producer training within the MSA supply chain. You will also engage producers in carcase feedback and supporting tools to improve compliance and eating quality performance.

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Cattle Yard Manager – Mt Isa

Full time position, generous salary.  Accommodation can be provided.

ABILITIES – Job will suit a fit male/female with cattle experience, who is highly organised, with great communication and computer skills.

DESIRABLE – Be able to weld; Have done 3rd party cattle scratching course;
Be willing to do manual labour.

For further information contact Cameron Rains – 0427 731 938

Farm Manager / Assistant

Namgooyah Grazing is looking for a Farm Manager to assist with the management and development of a beef cattle property, located 16km from Emerald.  This is an opportunity for an honest, hardworking and self-motivated person who can work alone, but is also able to work as an integral member of a team.

Responsibilities include all general property maintenance and development e.g. dam building, planting leucaena and weed control.  Selection criteria include: Strong background and experience in all facets of animal husbandry; Computer literate, able to write and adhere to a budget, and demonstrate an overall understanding of maintaining and improving farm profitability.  Good controllable working dogs an advantage.

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Station Hands – Cattle Backgrounding

Iffley Station runs 9000 head of cattle on 105,000 acres and is just 175kms south west of Mackay. You’ll receive expert, hands on training in cattle handling and all aspects of station work incl:  Mustering cattle on horseback & motorbike; Drafting & yard work; Horse and livestock care; Water maintenance; Fencing & general property care; Operation & maintenance of station plant, equipment and vehicles.

You’re a capable horse rider who wants to combine your love of riding with your passion for livestock and working cattle. You’re willing to learn and want to develop your cattle handling knowledge and skills to be the very best they can be. You’re totally committed to working safely, looking after your mates and ensuring the health and welfare of our animals.

Click here for more information – apply now to join the team and broaden your skills.

Knife Hands & Labourers – Grantham

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.

We are one of the largest employers in the Lockyer Valley and we can provide you with good wages and working conditions. We can provide: Immediate Start; Fast tracking to higher paid positions; Team environment; Canteen facilities; Ultra modern workplace facilities; Staff discount meat; Warm friendly work environment; On the job training; AND Excellent wages and conditions.

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Member Services Officer

Angus Australia is seeking a full-time Member Services Officer to be located in our office at Armidale NSW.

Applicants will be assessed on their suitability based on the following criteria:  Animal Science / livestock Industry related experience and/or qualifications;
Proficient data entry and touch-typing skillset; Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and within a set time frame; Strong customer service and communication skillset; Competent in time, organisational and task management skills; Well-developed computer skills and experience with major and customized software programs including databases, Microsoft products, email clients and web browsers; Willingness to undertake training for personal and professional development.  Beef industry knowledge and experience is highly desirable.

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Marketing Coordinator

Andrews Meat Industries (AMI) is a family run and managed company that has provided total meat solutions to the food service industry in Australia and around the world for over 55 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile person ready to manage a portfolio of brand communication, strategy, development and implementation. Someone interested in utilising the full spectrum of marketing activities to drive and establish the presence of our brands within the domestic foodservice and retail markets.

Responsibilities include :  Social media management;  Website content;  Events; · Project Management of Photography, Videography, and design;  Customer facing activations; B2B communications; Content development;  Brand management; and Presentation Development.  Experience and interest in food, meat or agriculture will be seen favourably.

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Assistant Farm Manager – Irrigated Cropping

Based in Goondiwindi QLD, the Carrington Group of Companies is a family owned ag group involved in a diverse range of activities incl; irrigated cotton, ginning, warehousing and logistics, broad acre grains and pulses, livestock feed lot, breeding and backgrounding and a Quarter horse stud.

We currently have an Assistant Farm Manager position available and are looking for someone who can demonstrate their proven operational experience and agronomic knowledge to be responsible for day to day crop production whilst working with the Farm Manager to achieve commercial outcomes.  This position is hands on, full time and based on one of our aggregation of farms (7,500Ha) 50kms west of Goondiwindi in NSW.

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Group Financial Controller

Our client is involved in premium food production and supply and currently operates in the production of beef and cattle, fruit and wine, and is an international exporter of other Australian food products with a unique ‘paddock to consumer’ model. The business has now reached a scale in its Australian operation to require the appointment of a Financial Controller.

The position of Group Financial Controller is a strategic role within the organisation and involved in the overall management of the organisation, and is responsible for the day to day financial management of the company and for driving a high-performance culture. This includes the sharp management of profitability, budgeting, financial reporting, forecasting, deep commercial analysis, revenue and cost management, statutory reporting obligations and payroll, management of working capital as well as credit and treasury functions.

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Territory Sales Manager NSW

Here is a great opportunity to join an international seed business, with a clear objective of establishing and increasing their presence in the Australian seed industry. The company is NASDAQ listed and has a very strong R&D base in developing a range of forage, grain and specialty crop products.

In this newly created role, the company is seeking a high quality candidate who, coupled with their sales and relationship skills, has a thorough understanding of agronomic practices as they apply to summer and winter cropping systems.  As Territory Sales Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of sales strategies,, seeking new business opportunities, and representing the company at all industry levels.

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Station Hand – North Queensland

Due to company ongoing expansion this progressive breeding and fattening operation based in North Queensland has an opportunity for an experienced stock person to join their enterprise located 200km south of Charters Towers QLD.

This permanent position requires an energetic person who is willing and able to grow with the organisation and genuinely passionate about the beef industry. Required knowledge and abilities for this position include: excellent cattle husbandry and handling skills: mustering on motorbikes and / or horses; fencing, stock water and general property and machinery maintenance skills; and the ability to communicate effectively within the workplace.

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Livestock Market Officer – Roma

As part of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), the National Livestock Reporting Service (NLRS) provides independent livestock market information to the meat and livestock industry and reports on main selling centres throughout the six states of Australia.  We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Livestock Market Officer, based in Roma,  to join the NLRS on a contract basis.

In this role you will attend Roma livestock sales (Tuesday and Thursday) to collect and report market data in order to prepare an unbiased evaluation of markets.  Selection criteria include:  a thorough knowledge of the meat and livestock industry and livestock assessment with practical experience necessary; Good knowledge of the production and processing sector; demonstrated understanding of saleyard selling procedures; and a current drivers licence and availability to travel when required.

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Livestock Buyer – Cloncurry

We are seeking an experienced Livestock Buyer to join our team at Cloncurry, QLD.  Responsibilities include:  Purchasing livestock privately and at auction sales; Buying slaughter cattle for JBS abattoirs and feeder cattle for JBS feedlots; Reporting relevant information; Some “on plant” duties will be required.

Key selection criteria include:  Experience in livestock essential; Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication abilities;  Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; Basic computer skills Microsoft outlook, word, excel; and ahigh level of initiative, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

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Trainee Livestock Buyer – Dinmore

An exciting opportunity for a Trainee Livestock Buyer currently exists based in Dinmore, QLD.  We are seeking a passionate, energetic individual who is
committed to learning and developing a long term career in the meat industry.

To be successful in this role you will have – Excellent organisational planning and time management; A demonstrated ability to work independently , as
well as part of a team; A high level of initiative, attention to detail and the
ability to meet deadlines; Basic computer skills MS outlook, word &
excel.  Previous experience in the Livestock Industry would
be favourable.

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Livestock Buyer – Wagga

We are seeking an experienced Livestock Buyer to join our team at Wagga, NSW.  Responsibilities include – Purchasing livestock privately and at auction sales; Buying slaughter cattle for JBS abattoirs and feeder cattle for JBS feedlots;  Reporting relevant information; Some “on plant” duties will be required.

Key criteria include – Experience in livestock essential; Strong interpersonal skills, incl. verbal /written communication abilities; Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; Basic computer skills MS outlook, word, excel; A high level of initiative, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

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Livestock Clerk – Townsville

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Livestock Clerk at our Townsville Plant.   Responsibilities include –  Setting up kill sheets and organising penning and kill order with stockmen; Liaise with sale yards and buyers; Checking NVD’s; General administration as required.

Key Criteria include – Basic Livestock knowledge and experience in the Beef Industry would be advantageous; A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team; Strong attention to detail, excellent verbal and communication skills; Excellent problem solving skills with exhibited analytical abilities; Ability to organise workload and set priorities to meet deadlines; A high level of initiative; Basic to Intermediate computer skills Microsoft Excel;  Ability to work unsupervised; and a High level customer service focus.

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Farm Manager – Brindley Park

Australian Country Choice (ACC), together with Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH) is a 100% Australian owned and family operated industry leader, and we have an opportunity for an experienced Farm Manager to join our Intensive Production team based at Brindley Park, near Roma. This role is responsible for coordinating the growing and harvesting of 9000 acres of summer and winter bulk crops to ensure supply of quality forage for our Feedlots and properties, plus irrigation and grazing for 5000 head of cattle.

Reporting to the General Manager, Intensive Production and leading a small team of 4, this is a pivotal role in ACC’s integrated supply chain operations. The successful candidate will bring 5 plus years of relevant industry/farming experience in a management capacity as well as: Broad knowledge of farming operations; Drought management strategies; Knowledge and experience with chemical applications (ability to obtain relevant chemical certification); Asset management; Understanding of and commitment to workplace safety and employee wellbeing.

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SAMRC regional leadership positions

As part of the Southern Australia Meat Research Council’s commitment to building industry and organisational capability, recruitment is now underway for key leadership and support positions in south-eastern Australia.

Four SAMRC Regional (Producer) Chairs are being sought for the regions of Western Victoria, Gippsland/Tasmania, Northern NSW and Western NSW/South-West QLD (sheepmeat).

SAMRC’s Regional Chairs lead established teams comprising producers and other RD&E stakeholders representing key grass-fed beef and sheepmeat production areas of south-eastern Australia.

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Stockperson – Te Mania Angus, Mortlake

Te Mania Angus is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of Angus cattle genetics, embracing performance recording, Low Stress Stockhandling, sustainable farming practices and a positive working environment.  An opportunity is available for a motivated, experienced and well organised stockperson to join our dynamic team, at “Merrang”, near Mortlake in Western Victoria.  The successful applicant will be involved with the feeding and breeding program of 1,800 stud females and the preparation of 800 bulls sold annually.

The position requires experience with pastures, animal feed budgeting and a good understanding of rumen function.  The applicant should be competent using a computer and enjoy working with animals.  Other duties will include animal husbandry, the joining and AI program, calving and animal recording.

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Assistant Cropping Manager

Ceres Agricultural Company is seeking an Assistant Cropping Manager, who will report to the Cropping Manager as second in charge. The position is located in the Moree/Warialda districts of NSW where the company has dryland cropping operations across 17,000ha. To be successful in the role you must be experienced in broadacre cropping and the operating of machinery and its associated technology.

As our preferred candidate you will have:  A current ChemCert qualification;  Current Driver’s Licence;  Tertiary qualifications – desirable but not essential;  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and Management experience in the cropping sector, but more importantly a desire and willingness to grow is vital.

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Experienced Boners, Slicers, Slaughtermen

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

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

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Feedlot Manager – Central QLD

Allied Beef is seeking an experienced person to take up the position of Feedlot Manager at a 7,000 head feedlot Central Queensland Feedlot, located near Springsure.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of the operations with a focus on production and people management.  The successful applicant should have – proven leadership qualities;  an in-depth knowledge of feedlot operations;  knowledge of commodity markets;  excellent organisational and communication skills; and financial and record reporting experience.

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Policy Manager

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

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

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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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Grader Driver – Davenport Downs

Davenport Downs, located 355km south west of Winton in the Channel Country of South-West Queensland, is seeking an experienced grader operator.  The operator will be required to camp out the majority of the time. A towable camp trailer will be provided with refurbished kitchen, laundry and bathroom facilities.

Required skills and experience: Previous experience in road and other works maintenance; Grader maintenance and monitoring fuel, spare part and oil usage;  Strong commitment to Workplace Health and Safety.

For a more detailed role description please contact Davenport Downs Station Manager, Ross Myhill on (07) 4657 3033.  Applications should include a cover letter, resume and relevant current referees and be sent to:
Email: davenport@paraway.com.au   

QA Supervisor – Tasmania

Greenham Tasmania is currently seeking a suitably experienced and motivated Quality Assurance Supervisor for work at our Smithton facility. 100% Australian owned, Greenhams has built a reputation on product quality, underpinned by an ethos of quality management and practices.

The QA Supervisor will be directly responsible to the plant Quality Assurance Manager, and responsibilities incl:  Day to day quality assurance monitoring in line with the Company’s Approved Arrangement; Initiate corrective and preventive action where required; Undertake internal auditing as required; Ensure product meets all required hygiene, Aus-Meat export and domestic regulations; Adhering to, and upholding company policies and procedures.

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QA Supervisor – Gippsland

Greenham Gippsland is currently seeking a suitably experienced and motivated Quality Assurance Supervisor for work at our MOE facility. 100% Australian owned, Greenham’s has built a reputation on product quality, underpinned by an ethos of quality management and practices.

The QA Supervisor will be directly responsible to the plant Quality Assurance Manager and responsibilities incl:  Day to day QA monitoring; Initiate corrective and preventive action where required; Undertake internal auditing as required; Ensure product meets all required hygiene, Aus-Meat export and domestic regulations; Adhering to, and upholding company policies and procedures.

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Overseer – McAllister

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.

We require an energetic Overseer for our Gulf Country property McAllister, which is located 140 km South West of Normanton.  Essential requirements for the position:  Skills in livestock management; Fence and water maintenance; Land management; Staff development; Support and promote OH&S.

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Livestock Supervisor – Wonga Plains Feedlot

Wonga Plains Feedlot is part of the integrated Camm Agricultural Group and we require a livestock supervisor for our 10000SCU feedlot and backgrounding enterprise located at Bowenville.  Applicants should have experience in all facets of feedlot livestock operations with a great understanding of livestock and horsemanship skills.
Duties and Responsibilities include:  Supervise day to day stock work; Utilise data tracking / analysis tools to supervise accurate identification and management of livestock; Undertake arrivals, inductions, drafts, health monitoring and dispatches incl all required paperwork; Check and maintain stock facilities; Animal health management; Manage cattle performance within set targets; Inventory control and stocktaking of all livestock products; and Overseeing, guiding and training of livestock staff in accordance with relevant OH&S, animal welfare and quality assurance requirements.

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CEO – Sheep Producers Australia

Sheep Producers Australia Limited (SPA) is the nation’s peak body representing and leading the national and international interests of lamb and sheepmeat producers in Australia.  The CEO of SPA is responsible for providing strategic leadership of the Company and working to establish, implement and oversee the Sheep Industry Strategic Plan (SISP). The CEO will provide leadership in policy development and liaise extensively at the national level with Government and industry.

The successful candidate will embody integrity, drive, enthusiasm and professionalism.  Key accountabilities are:  Strategic vision and leadership;  Staff Leadership; Stakeholder Engagement and Development;  Governance/ Financial /Risk management.

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Communications Officer

Angus Australia is seeking a full time Communications Officer.  Based in Armidale, NSW, this position is responsible for creating and implementing communication strategies to promote and enhance the value of Angus.

Applicants will be assessed on their suitability based on the following criteria:  Relevant tertiary qualifications; Proven communications experience;
Highly developed written and oral communications skills; Experience with content management systems in the delivery and maintenance of website and eNewsletters;  Experience in administering social media platforms; Experience in development of educational material for media and web delivery; Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and meet deadlines; Well-developed computer skills; Interest and experience in the beef industry.

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Project Manager – Water Development

Bilba Group is comprised of a number of corporations and partner in two large rural cattle stations in the Northern Territory. Bilba is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to manage the water development projects across Northern Australia.

Key accountabilities include – Manage on site teams installing water development products; Manage installation program to keep within timeframes and client’s requirements; Project reporting incl budget control.  Key experience and attributes include – Experience in coordinating and managing on site work teams; End to end project management experience; Proven ability to manage and lead site resources; Experience in managing several projects simultaneously.  A helicopter licence would be an asset as would experience in the civil sector.

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Station Manager

Consisting of three cattle stations spread throughout Central Queensland, this Australian family owned enterprise includes two breeding and a backgrounding property. An opportunity to join this operation is based on the backgrounding property located 70 km east of Taroom QLD.

This permanent position requires someone who has the ability to build the business, is energetic and genuinely passionate about the beef industry. Required knowledge and abilities for this position include: rotational grazing; grazing management education either in RCS or BMP; grazing charting and feed budgeting; excellent cattle husbandry and handling skills; general property and machinery maintenance.

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Livestock & Supply Chain Coordinator – Feedlot

Whyalla Feedlot is looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our Livestock Team. Our feedlot is located 25klms north west of Texas on the Queensland – New South Wales border. This new position will assist our NSW Livestock Manager in planning, coordinating and monitoring the day to day activities for livestock cattle procurement.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate previous knowledge and experience within the livestock industry. Awareness of beef processing requirements; Strong planning, organisation, and decision-making skills; Good interpersonal skills are essential with the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders; and current driver’s licence essential.

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Livestock & Supply Chain Coordinator – Feedlot

This exciting new position will assist our NSW Livestock Manager in planning, coordinating and monitoring the day-to-day activities for livestock cattle procurement. You will demonstrate enthusiasm and initiative and the ability to develop positive relationships with customers. We will provide training and support that will allow you to develop and enhance a solid career within our livestock team.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate previous knowledge and experience within the livestock industry supported by a relevant degree in Agriculture; Strong planning, organisation, and decision-making skills and Efficient computer skills incl. MS word and excel.

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Feedlot Livestock Management

Rangers Valley operates a cattle feedlot and backgrounding operation in the Northern Tablelands area of New South Wales, which specialises in the production and marketing of high quality longfed beef for domestic and international markets.  A management position has become available in the livestock section, reporting to the feedlot manager.

This position will suit a person looking to step up to the next level of their career, who has – Minimum 3-years’ feedlot experience; Track record of staff management and leadership (referees essential); Training and competency in cattle handling; Experience in feedlot animal health (pen riding, diagnosis, treatment); Ability to manage cattle inventory, intake and dispatch; Able to liase with veterinary and nutritional consultants; Skilled in horsemanship; Familiarity with NFAS, accreditation an advantage; and a Strong QA and safety focus.

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Livestock Feeding Manager

Our client is a national privately-owned food and agribusiness company, which operates the largest beef feedlot in Victoria, (located at Wangaratta) offering custom feeding services to a range of domestic and Wagyu finishing clients. They are now seeking an experienced Livestock Feeding Manager/Supervisor to provide leadership and drive in the Mill / Feeding department.

This role will be responsible for : The efficient and productive day-to-day running of the feeding operations and the preparation of accurate reports and forecasts; Feed and ration preparation, operating mixing plant, trucks, front-end loaders; Supervision, management and leadership to the feeding operation; Develop an environment of awareness for safety in the workplace and ensure that all OH&S policies and procedures are observed by all staff and contractors working in the feeding operations.

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Skilled Meat Workers and Knife Hands

Harvey Beef is Western Australia’s largest beef exporter, with state of the art meat processing facilities in the South West town of Harvey, employing a workforce in excess of 500.

Harvey Beef has embarked on an exciting period of improvement and change within the business and we currently seek Skilled Beef Boners, Slicers, Slaughter Persons, Butchers and Knife Hands to work in our Boning Room and or Slaughterfloor.

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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.

Experienced Slaughterman : Beef & Lamb

Our company develops processing technology for the red meat industry, as well as providing ongoing customer support and consulting services. We are seeking a highly skilled slaughterman to assist with training our clients’ plant personnel in the operation and methodology of our processing systems.

The position involves interaction with plant floor workers, supervisors & foremen with regard to the proper execution of work instructions developed for each unique installation. Selection criteria include:  minimum 10 years’ experience in the meat processing industry, ability to travel and be on the road periodically, strong communications and interpersonal skills and a thorough understanding of humane practices in animal handling.

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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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Meat Processing Staff

AACo is searching for keen and enthusiastic skilled Trades People and follow-on Labourers to contribute to the success of our Beef Processing facility in Livingstone, 50km from Darwin CBD.   Previous experience in meat processing is not required, but would be an advantage, however we are offering on-going training and up-skilling programs for successful candidates of all skill levels.

As a successful candidate you will be highly reliable and take pride in your safe work practices, show a high level of integrity, honesty and respect at all times and look for opportunities to continuously learn and improve your skills.

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