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Feedmill / Machinery Operator – Goondiwindi

Smithfield Cattle Company is currently seeking an experience and motivated Operator for our expanding Sapphire Feedlot located 32km east of Goondiwindi.

The responsibilities of the position will include feed delivery, batching commodities, machinery operations and general mill maintenance

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Pen Rider – Goondiwindi

Smithfield Cattle Company is currently seeking an experience and motivated Pen Rider for our expanding Sapphire Feedlot located 32km east of Goondiwindi.

The responsibilities of the position will include animal health management, induction, drafting and cattle dispatch.

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Field Biologists – WA/ NSW / TAS

Syngenta is a leading science-based agricultural company dedicated to bringing plant potential to life.  With many new products in the pipeline to be evaluated, they now have vacancies for Field Biologists to join the national field team, covering the areas of – the south west cropping region of Western Australia, the northern cropping region of NSW, and the northern cropping region of Tasmania.

As a Field Biologist you are responsible for the conduct and reporting of agricultural and horticultural field trials, unique to your region. You will liaise with local agricultural research groups, agronomists, crop consultants and other industry bodies, Government and Non-Government Organizations.  Selection criteria include:  Relevant Agricultural Science, Science or Biology degree; Understanding of scientific procedures for Biological Assessment; At least 2 years’ experience in conducting, evaluating, analysing & reporting on crop protection field trials.

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Machinery and Cropping Overseer

Rural Funds Management Limited (RFM) is one of the oldest and most experienced agricultural fund managers in Australia, and we have an exciting opportunity for a Machinery and Cropping Overseer to join our team in the Fitzroy region. This is an operational role responsible for managing and conducting day-to-day maintenance of plant, equipment and infrastructure and cropping activities. You will also be involved in the development of cropping programs on recently acquired properties in the region.

Requirements include:  Competency in all aspects of machinery repairs and maintenance;  You will be computer literate and be willing to embrace various agricultural technology platforms such GPS guidance and telemetry for remote monitoring of water and irrigation infrastructure; Demonstrated experience in the planning and management of projects; Demonstrated experience in the management of people;, monitoring of performance and achieving desired outcomes.

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Head of Commercial – AuctionsPlus

Our client AuctionsPlus, is at the beginning of its next phase of exponential growth and to support this growth they are seeking to appoint a Head of Commercial. Reporting to and working alongside the CEO and the Board, you will drive cost effective client acquisition and drive retention for the core livestock business.  This role will spotlight sales growth through improving current workflows, better align sales, marketing and BD efforts, and establishing measurable key metrics across the business.

As a sales, marketing and CRM guru, your role is to be customer obsessed, deliver the ultimate customer experience and value proposition to further grow AuctionsPlus market position. You will specifically target sustainable growth through simple and efficient product solutions, sales leadership and communication strategies delivered with a high degree of execution, engagement, and education to all stakeholders in the supply chain.

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Livestock Manager

The Ardenside Angus amalgamation has holdings running from the Murray River to Tumbarumba. This is a highly productive group of properties with Angus cattle, Merino sheep and cropping enterprises.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for a competent and experienced operator with livestock husbandry, selection and management skills. Someone who is motivated, can manage staff and wants a long term career with us. You must have good working dogs and be a great communicator. Ideally we would like you to have tertiary qualifications and good computer skills.  Apart from a generous salary you will be provided with a company work vehicle and a newly renovated 4 bedroom home located only 17km from Tumbarumba on a sealed road.

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Leading Hand + Livestock Officers – 3 positions

We have two positions available at our depot which is 1 hour south of Darwin, they are –

Leading Hand – Key Skills and Attributes include:  Minimum 3 years cattle experience (experience with Brahman cattle advantageous); Feedlot experience advantageous; Previous experience in a hands-on leadership role in a livestock enterprise; bility to demonstrate sound work ethic and capabilities; Exceptional written and oral communication skills; Sound Literacy and numeracy skills.

Livestock Officers (x2) – Key Duties include but are not limited to: Assisting with receiving, load-out, drafting and protocolling cattle; Livestock feeding; General station maintenance ie fencing, water checks/repairs and yard maintenance and gardening.  Key Skills and Attributes required include:   Minimum 1 year cattle experience (experience with Brahman cattle advantageous); A strong work ethic and commitment to working safely; Exceptional written and oral communication skills; Sound Literacy and numeracy.

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Accounts Payable and Payroll Officer – 2 positions

Teys Australia has two opportunities available at their Biloela site, details are –

The accounts payable role is responsible for receipt, deposits and account debit transactions. You will be exposed to various functions of the business to help you gain an understanding of general practice, in addition to other cross-training opportunities within the administrative department. You will work in a time effective and efficient manner, with a high level of attention to detail and accurate retention of administration documents.

The payroll officer will effectively oversee the sites payroll functions and work closely with the Human Resource team. The successful candidate will have a high attention to detail as they will be required to enter time sheets and deduction forms on a daily basis. You will work in a time effective and efficient manner, with excellent communication skills to manage pay queries, internal and external audit inquiries, and liaise with key stakeholders.

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Assistant Station Manager / Head Stockperson – WA

The Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation (AAC) provides services and support to Aboriginal people in the Pilbara and Trans Remote is assisting AAC to fill a new position of Station Manager / Head Stockperson on their cattle station, situated between Cue and Meekatharra (WA). The station will work in conjunction with AAC’s other properties to finish Angus Senepol/ Brahman herds progeny for domestic and live export trades.

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes, but not limited to: Strong livestock skills, both breeding and feeding; An interest in breeding genetics improvement; Skills in welding, fencing, basic mechanical work, record-keeping, and electronic monitoring of cattle; Maintenance and installation of solar pumps and windmill repairs; An interest in, and knowledge of cattle nutrition and feeding; Mustering via buggies and helicopters (horses will be used for livestock monitoring and weaning).

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Station Hands – Durham Downs

Hancock Agriculture is currently seeking to appoint two experienced, self-motivated and safety conscious Station Hands to join our operations at Durham Downs Station.  Situated in the Channel Country of SW Queensland, Durham Downs spans 8,910 km2 and runs approximately 17,000 head of cattle.

Reporting to the Station Manager,  key duties will include but not be limited to:  Mustering cattle; Attending to all facets of cattle husbandry and processing; Carrying out general station maintenance and repairs; Undertaking general vehicle & machinery operation and basic maintenance;  and Assisting with land and environmental management practices.  Selection criteria include:  Experience in calm,  controlled  handling and processing of cattle; Sound horsemanship and motorbike skills; Fencing, stock water and general maintenance skills; Competent operation of various station machinery/equipment and carry out basic servicing & maintenance; Hold a current Class C Driver’s Licence (truck licence an advantage); Hold a Motorbike Licence (preferred or be willing to obtain).

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Feedlot Operations Manager – Opal Creek

The Australian Country Choice group of companies (ACC) are proud industry leaders,  100% Australian owned and  the world’s largest, family operated, vertically integrated, beef supply chain. Opal Creek Feedlot is located on the Darling Downs in Queensland, near Cecil Plains, where you’ll be responsible for ensuring safe, effective,and efficient operations across our Livestock, Maintenance, Mill & Feeding team.

Reporting to the General Manager – Intensive Production,  other responsibilities include: Ensuring compliance with quality accreditation standards; Providing knowledge & support for livestock nutrition, with consultation from nutritionist;  Staff mentoring, professional development, and recruitment; Managing infrastructure maintenance; Overseeing livestock data systems; Contractor management; Stakeholder management and engagement;  Financial management and accountability for operational and capital expenditure.  Ideally, you’ll have demonstrated success in a senior role within a Feedlot and be familiar with contemporary management practices relating to quality, safety, people and livestock.

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Feed Mill Operator – Charlton Feedlot

The position of Feed Mill Operator is currently available at our Charlton Feedlot facility, located 250km North West of Melbourne. This role requires a multi-skilled individual who has a genuine mechanical interest and aptitude, good attention to detail and enjoys a variety of tasks and challenges. The site uses a range of late model equipment, feed trucks and heavy machinery as well as a well-appointed workshop and two steam flaking mills to feed and maintain a 20,000 head feedlot.

It is essential that you have the following experience/skills: Problem solving skills; Prepared to undertake training & licencing, including Boiler Operations, Working At Heights, Confined Spaces & Lock Out Tag Out; Computer skills; Ability to follow safe work methods & procedures; Willingness to learn; Ability to work in a team environment, as well as on their own; Ability to work in a quality assured & environmentally focused workplace.

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Human Resource & Compliance Specialist

Frewstal Pty Ltd is the largest employer in the Victorian Northern Grampians region, and provides a comprehensive range of Lamb, Sheep and protein by-products and services to customers in domestic and export markets. The  Human Resource Compliance Specialist role and responsibilities are a critical part of the organisational transformation program, supporting and working with the department leaders and team members including international work visa holders.

Responsibilities include: HR Plant and external communication;  Team Enterprise Agreement Co-ordination & Management; Government, Industry, Protocol & Compliance; Fair Work; OH&S & 3rd Party Provider management; Work Care; Outsourced Providers and Partners Relationship management; Score Card development and measurement of HR compliance.  Selection criteria include: At least 2 years experience in a similar role; Experience in conflict management and resolution, and related communication;  Knowledge and experience with HR regulations and compliance across industry.

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Non-Executive Director : Livecorp

The Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited (LiveCorp) is seeking to appoint one non-executive independent director to its Board. This Director position is remunerated. The Company is focused on enhancing the productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of Australia’s livestock export industry by undertaking marketing activities, RD&E and providing technical services and support to Australian exporters.

LiveCorp has a skills-based Board comprising two participants, active in the livestock export industry and three non-executive independent skills-based Directors. The role of the Board is to provide the Company with leadership, strategy development, governance oversight, risk management and performance monitoring, while taking into account the interests of its members, the industry and other stakeholders.

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Compliance Officer – Condamine Feedlot

Teys Australia is looking for an experienced full time Compliance Officer to join the team at its 30,000 head Condamine Feedlot located in the Western Downs Region of Queensland, 2 1/2 hours from Toowoomba. This role will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and auditing WH&S, Training, Environmental, Animal Welfare and Quality Systems.

Other requirements of the role include (but are not limited to): Monitor and facilitate for all WHS measures taking place on site; Maintain site injury management and employee return to work process; Identify, promote and develop training solutions for gaps established; Develop, monitor and administer environmental requirements; Monitor, implement and continuously improve quality standards; Ensure animal welfare best practice is upheld.  It is essential that you have a qualification in, or ability to obtain, a Cert III in WH&S.  Previous feedlot experience would be desirable.

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National Business Manager – Fertiliser and Nutrition

This newly created position is a rare opportunity to be part of the Cotton Growers Services (CGS) success story. With a renewed strategic direction now in place, the position of National Business Manager will provide leadership, management and take responsibility for the business performance of the core CGS Fertiliser and Nutrition business with a strong focus on key product portfolio development with respect to customer, market and partner needs.

The position will also have the overall responsibility to design and implement the growth strategy whilst providing regular updates to key stakeholders on the achievement of set targets and objectives whilst working closely with customers, suppliers and internal CGS stakeholders. Selection criteria include:  10 + years’ experience working in a customer facing agribusiness position ideally with exposure to a fertiliser supply business or similar; Commercially astute with strong analytical skills and a proven track record in achieving strong business results (market development).

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Production Manager

Our client is one of Australia’s leading vertically integrated intensive livestock farming organisations, with farming assets strategically located across Victoria. Due to the growth of their business, they have an exciting opportunity for a production manager to join their growing team with a focus on continued production improvement across their operations.

Reporting into the General Manager – Farms, you will be primarily responsible for the development and oversight of all production plans, including budgeting, farming inputs, staff development and site maintenance across their facilities. The ideal candidate will come from an intensive farming background, have a strong focus on corporate governance including a culture of safety, and have experience in management reporting. You will be looking to join a corporate agribusiness, with a focus on continuous improvement and product quality, and be a natural leader. Therefore, you will have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

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Property Manager – Sundown Valley

Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated Property Manager to join our operations at the Sundown Valley property. Sundown Valley, located in the Northern Tablelands of NSW, covers an area of 17,800 hectares, is capable of grazing approx. 10,000 head of cattle.

Reporting to the GM Wagyu Operations, the Property Manager will be responsible for leading and directing property operations and financial performance.  The successful applicant will have: Extensive knowledge and experience in the management of cattle herds (including livestock recording systems), land care, people and safety management, property maintenance and financial management; Experience in coaching, mentoring and leading a team; Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.  What We Offer You: Attractive remuneration package; On-site accommodation; Fully-maintained vehicle.

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Senior Project Officer – NFF

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing the interest of Australian farmers and agriculture, and one of Australia’s foremost and respected advocacy organisations.  They are now seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of Senior Project Officer. This critical role oversees and manages the many and varied critical projects with NFF, and your role will be to ensure projects are managed on time and to budget, while coordinating various stakeholders to achieve the required outcomes. Reporting on each project’s progress is essential.

This role requires a confident professional who can operate with sensitivity and objectivity whilst delivering real outcomes.   Selection criteria includes:  Excellent writing and analytical skills; A proven background in effective project management; A relevant tertiary qualification; Experience with MS Projects.

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General Manager, Trade & Economics Portfolios – NFF

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing the interest of Australian farmers, and agriculture across Australia. They are now seeking a highly motivated individual for the role of General Manager, Trade and Economics portfolios. Reporting to the CEO, the role works closely with the executive team and proactively analyses, develops and advocates policy issues, and provides advice to the President, Board, Members, and Committee & Taskforce Chairs.

This crucial role requires a manager with relevant tertiary qualifications in economics, commerce or law, ideally at post-graduate level. You will be recognised for your strong track record in strategic thinking, communication and advocacy. In addition, your agricultural experience will enable you to relate to NFF members and identify and appreciate the significance of emerging or current issues. You will have a demonstrated experience in trade and/ or economic policy; be familiar with government politics and ideally have a Canberra industry network.

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Feedmill / Feeding Supervisor

Gemlake Pty Ltd, Meningie SA has a position available for a motivated person at its NFAS/ EU 8000 scu accredited feedlot – Wanderribby.

The role will include but not be limited to –  Implementation of Daily Feed requirements; Manage Milling of Dry Rolled Grains; Manage Commodity requirements; Assist in daily Feeding; Help maintain Machinery; Operate a Feedlot Computer Program; Assist in all other feedlot activities as required; Work as part of a weekend feeding roster.  The successful person must be able to work as a team and Assist other supervisors in the daily running of the feedlot. Have good computer skills and be able to operate large machinery.  This is a permanent full-time role.

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Feedlot Worker / Pen Rider

Gemlake Pty Ltd, Meningie SA has a Full Time Casual position available for a motivated person to work in the Cattle Health Program in its NFAS/ EU/CAAB accredited Feedlot – Wanderribby.

The role will include but not be limited to:  Daily Pen riding duties identifying and removing sick cattle; Assist with the treatment of sick cattle; Cattle acclimation on induction; Feedlot Stock movements; Help with Inductions; Trough Cleaning.  The successful person needs to be willing to strive for excellence, follow Feedlot Animal Health protocols, be animal welfare conscious and abide by the company’s WHS policy.  There will be some weekend work. They must provide 2 suitable horses and equipment and be a competent rider.  Experience in the feedlot industry or cattle mustering would be an advantage.

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Stud Market Operator – AuctionsPlus

Do you have a passion for the livestock and agricultural industry in Australia? Are you looking to join a company that supports and encourages collaboration?

WE WANT YOU – An exciting opportunity exists to join the AuctionsPlus team in Sydney. We are a friendly and diverse team that has a genuine desire to help shape the livestock industry of the future. An established agtech company with a start up vibe, we are on the hunt for a new addition to our Stud Operations Team.  If you’re a highly driven individual who enjoys new technologies, a fast paced and innovative environment with an exciting roadmap of products, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to apply please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]  –  Applications close 29th May 2020

Load Out Supervisor – 3 positions

MezSeven (a part of the Shed 7 Group) has proudly partnered with an Australian meat production organisation located just an hour from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast to recruit multiple Load Out Supervisors to drive and lead key deliverables across the Cold-Chain and Warehouse operations. With a global reach, focus on innovation and culture, this organisation is looking for multiple like-minded candidates to join the organisation as soon as possible in permanent positions.

The Load Out Supervisors will work with all levels of the business to strategically lead, manage and coordinate teams to promote and exceed on company objectives across the cold chain and warehouse. Key responsibilities include:  Manage a 24/7 operation, working with all levels of the organisation to ensure customer service needs are met; Coordinate communication and activities to ensure that compliance, quality, safety and efficiency standards are met; Lead, train and develop teams.  Selection criteria include:  Extensive logistics/supply chain management experience from the food production industry or similar background; Extensive experience across all dispatch activities; Proven experience managing WHS, quality and food safety standards/policies and procedure in accordance to company and government standards.

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Financial Controller

Mort & Co is a leading beef feedlot specialist in Australia, and we are currently seeking to appoint a diligent, dynamic and experienced accountant in the critical role of Financial Controller. Based in our Toowoomba office, and reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this role will entail leading and overseeing the dedicated accounting and administration teams.

Key functions of the role include:  Manage and monitor the accounts, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements; Strong, cooperative relationships with key external stakeholders; Oversee, review and ensure accuracy of requisite weekly, monthly, and annual financial reports.  Selection criteria include:  Thorough knowledge of accounting standards and principles, and corporate regulatory compliance; Demonstrated competence in streamlining processes, spreadsheeting, financial analysis as well as preparing financial reports, models, and reconciliations; and Relevant accounting qualifications and proven experience in a senior accounting role.

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Stationhand

Stanbroke is an Australian family-owned integrated beef and cattle company, and we have a full-time position available for a Stationhand at our backgrounding properties located near Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs.  The role will involve working on a number of properties across our extensive backgrounding operation. The main duties performed are livestock handling, including drafting and dispatch of cattle according to feedlot specifications and general property maintenance.

Key Attributes required include: A good understanding of animal welfare practices, quality assurance and WH&S; Excellent cattle handling skills; Experience with mustering on horse and or motorbikes; Fencing, stock water and general property maintenance skills; An ability to accurately record information.  An attractive remuneration package, including a well maintained 3 bedroom house, will be offered based on the applicant’s experience.

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Feedmill Hand – Aronui Feedlot

We are seeking a motivated  Feedmill Hand with previous experience in a similar role at Aronui Feedlot which is located on the Darling Downs, 20km north of Dalby and 3 hours west of Brisbane.

Key Responsibilities include: Carryout recieval, handling and storage of commodities; Carryout preparation of feedstuffs; Operation of mills, harvestore, tempering system and in-loading when required; Operation of loader; Maintain all mill areas; Feeding of livestock; Mixing of feed in feed truck; Feeding out of ration; Assist in the maintenance of all mill machinery; Carryout general feedlot maintenance as directed. Essential requirements include – Knowledge of and licences (tickets) where necessary for Mill vehicle operation; Be able to meet all the educational and experience pre-requisites for the appointed FFB level as specified in the current AAco Certified Agreement; A willingness to use a computer; Knowledge of QA Programs; Knowledge of grain and commodity specifications; General machinery maintenance skills.

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Business Development Manager

Rangers Valley is one of the world’s most respected beef producers supplying both Wagyu and Angus brands to discerning customers all over the world. Rangers Valley currently has a full time position available for a Business Development Manager.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:  Nurturing and developing effective stakeholder relationships; Using your market knowledge of meat and sales skills to drive the brand’s presence into additional markets and strengthen the portfolio of products stocked at existing customers; Developing effective and tailored sales action, plans and targets; Liaising with the logistics team for all business operations; Complete costing models and data analysis.  Selection criteria include:  Prior sales experience with a proven track record of results;  At least 3 years’ experience in a beef sales;  Detailed knowledge of Beef specifications & an understanding of beef processing.  Desirable attributes include: Understanding and experience in a vertically integrated beef supply chain; Export meat sales  experience; Tertiary qualifications in sales or marketing.

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Mill Supervisor – Caroona Feedlot

JBS Australia’s Northern Division operates five strategically-placed processing facilities as well as five feedlots across Queensland and New South Wales, including Caroona Feedlot which is located on the Liverpool Plains, approx. 30km from the town of Quirindi, NSW. Caroona is currently undergoing a significant mill redevelopment and with a onetime feeding capacity of 23,500 head Caroona plays an important role in the JBS grainfed cattle supply chain.

This integral leadership role requires a high level of commitment with the ability to lead and motivate a dynamic team of staff.  Responsibilities include:  Operational supervision of all mill area activities to achieve targets in relation to costs and efficiencies in commodity receival, storage, processing, ration batching and delivery;  Monitoring and ensuring team compliance with OHS, HR, QA, Animal Welfare & Environmental obligations.  Key Criteria include:  Proven track record in having a professional approach to managing people, building motivated, high performing teams and a collaborative workplace; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Intermediate computer literacy skills, problem solving techniques with high attention to details; and Strong Supervisory/Leadership skills and experience.

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Senior Farming Manager – SA

Our customer is a large diversified broadacre and horticulture farming enterprise producing cereals, fodder crops, onions, potatoes, grapes, livestock production and trading. The scale of production is significant across approx. 10,000 acres located in the south-east region of South Australia, together with large farming operations in Victoria.

Due to geographic spread and complexity of their farming operations the group would now like to appoint a Senior Farming Manager tasked with overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the operations in South Australia.  Selection criteria includes:  Minimum 10 years’ experience in agricultural production; Proven track record delivering high performing yields in all varieties of onion and potato, or other horticulture crops; Proven track record in hiring, developing and retaining high performing teams; Very strong written and verbal communication skills; Candidates with a formal agricultural diploma/degree will be preferred.

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Safety and Training Advisor

The Safety and Training Advisor provides strategic and operational leadership in training and compliance in addition to providing advice and support on all aspects of WHS requirements. The incumbent will be required to ensure consistency and drive continuous improvement in our Workplace Health & Safety and Training systems.

Responsibilities include:  Lead and manage training program design, development and delivery aspects to address competency requirements; Provide strong and effective change management and leadership to reposition the Northern Business Training function towards operational excellence and industry best practice; Ensuring the continual evolution of solutions, services and systems that are aligned, fit-for-purpose and sustainable for the organisation.  Selection criteria include: Proven experience in and understanding of interpreting and applying the requirements of the WHS/OHS legislation in the workplace; Experience working in intensive rural and farming backgrounds is desirable; Demonstrated experience in leading change initiatives; Qualifications in Training & Workplace Assessment (desirable); Advanced stakeholder management skills.

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Station Hands / Bore Runner / Gardener+Domestic

Established in 1877 and proudly one of Australia’s largest and oldest cattle companies, the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO) operates 14 properties, running approximately 200,000 head of cattle across the Northern Territory and Queensland.  We currently have several vacancies available across our QLD stations, including: Station Hands – Mantuan Downs Station & Coolullah Station, Bore Runner – Glenormiston Station, and Domestic / Gardener – Coolullah Station.

Ideally, successful candidates will have a minimum of one year experience in a similar role on a station (or equivalent). In return, you will be provided with a permanent full-time position, a competitive day rate, generous annual leave entitlements and air-conditioned accommodation. Staff health, wellbeing and safety remain our highest priority and we are committed to providing quality on-the-job training and development.

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Feedlot Manager Caroona

This is an opportunity to be at the helm of a modern and sophisticated site responsible for some of JBS Australia’s finest grain-fed beef programs.   The Feedlot Manager has full responsibilities for their site operations together with responsibilities as a critical leader of our Northern Operations Grain-fed business.

Responsibilities include: Provide leadership across a diverse team; Complete site operational and financial management; Oversee the effective implementation and coordination of the Feeding and Milling, Animal Health and Induction, Maintenance and Manure, and the quality, safety and administration teams; Ensure that all regulatory and quality assurance requirements are met; Provide on time and accurate management reports and information; Integrate operations with the broader JBS grain-fed business.    You will have a proven ability to take ownership, show initiative and develop strategic and operational plans, extensive knowledge and experience managing a high intensity and complex primary production environment at a senior level (ideally include experience leading within a feedlot environment); A working knowledge and the ability to manage compliance across a range of regulatory environments.

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Supervisor – Meat Processing (Boning Room)

Australian Country Choice (ACC), together with Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH) are 100% Australian owned and operated, and proud industry leaders in producing and supplying highest quality beef products to local and export markets. Reporting to the Senior Supervisor you’ll oversee the day to day operational activity to ensure effective and efficient Boning Room production.

This position is also responsible for: Maintaining productive working relationships with other departments; Ensuring that all production complies with current quality and performance measures & indicators; Monitoring achievement of targets for planned production; Driving a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement; Leading a productive, highly engaged & high performing team; Ensuring safe work practices and Standard Operational Procedures are followed at all times.  Selection criteria includes:  Demonstrated success in a similar role within a red meat processing facility;  Practical knowledge and application of continuous improvement principles & methodologies; Practical knowledge & understanding of QA and HACCP methodologies; Flexibility to work both day / afternoon shifts and some weekend work when required; Solid literacy and numeracy skills; Intermediate computer skills.

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Maintenance Manager – Aronui Feedlot

Aronui Feedlot is located 20 km from Dalby Qld.  The Maintenance Manager leads the site maintenance function in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational plant, equipment and facilities infrastructure. Responsible include:  planning, scheduling all work carried out in a timely manner; increasing site operational effectiveness, reduce down time and manage improvements plans through the implementation of KPI’s; maintaining and modelling exceptional WH&S levels and ensuring environmental impact is minimised and compliant.

Qualifications & Experience required include:  Previous experience in a similar role; Diesel Mechanic trade qualification; Leadership experience; Experience in welding, carpentry, concreting and/or fabrication preferred; Relevant manufacturing / engineering degree is preferred; Extensive plant level experience with significant proven management experience; Technical capability and understanding; Experience of managing Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibilities for maintenance.

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Operations Managers – Regional Livestock Exchange Facilities

AAM Investment Group structures, operates and manages investments across agriculture, rural and commercial property and regionally based infrastructure with a focus on improved investment performance through operational and technological efficiencies, and enhanced asset management. AAM Investment Group manages and operates the Regional Livestock Exchange (RLX) network of livestock selling facilities.

We currently have a number of exciting career opportunities for experienced Operations Managers at our RLX saleyards across New South Wales and Victoria. The Operations Manager is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Livestock Exchange (LX) facilities. We are looking for a hands-on Operations Manager who will manage the performance, operations, superior team safety and animal welfare of the site.

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Meat Processing Staff – Full Time

We are currently looking for staff to join our processing team on the AM shift at our Brooklyn Plant located 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD. We will train you to be the best you can be in the Meat Processing Industry. This is a full time position, you MUST have eligibility to work 38 hours per week. Student Visas only permit 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities include:  General Labouring, working with Meat and Meat By-Products; Attention to detail to make sure the product meets the standards our Customers expect; Early starts are a must, we start at 5:00am, and you must be able to be on site at 4:30am; Adherence and commitment to perform scheduled working hours; Work safely and follow our strict OH&S standards; Working closely with your team mates to meet the daily requirements of the jobs you are given.  Selection criteria include:  Ability to meet deadlines and goals; Reliable transport; Ability to follow JBS Australia Policies and Procedures; Be physically fit and attend a full employment medical, including a full Drug and Alcohol screen.

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Skilled Meat Workers

An exciting opportunity exists at our Brooklyn Plant for experienced Skilled Meat Workers. These are full time positions  with the potential to earn $54,000 or more with additional allowances and/or overtime.

Responsibilities include: To adhere to WH&S procedures; Ability to work within a team environment with the ability to take direction; Demonstrated integrity and good presentation; Superior attendance record; Performing general Slaughtering/Boning/Slicing/Sawing duties.  Applicants must have – A minimum of 2 years’ proven experience in Boning, Slicing or Slaughtering/Sawing duties;  Knowledge and understanding of different rotations; Proven high level of knife sharpening skill; Knowledge and understanding of Quality Requirements; Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills. Relevant qualification (Cert 2/3 Meat processing) advantageous but not essential.

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Skilled Meat Workers

Hilltop Meats, located in Young NSW, is owned and operated by the BE Campbell Group . Established in 1969, the business has grown to be one of Australia’s largest privately owned meat operations.  We are currently seeking experienced Beef Boners, Slaughterers and Bandsaw Operators for this growing abattoir, and these positions are an integral part of the production team .

What’s on offer for the successful candidate:  Competitive pay rates between $27.30 – $32 for skilled boners & slaughterers; Staff meat sales – big discounts available; On the job training; Safe work environment.  To be successful you must have: Minimum 3 years experience in a similar position; Certificate III in Meat Processing; Physically fit and able to work in a fast paced environment whilst producing quality product; Reliable transport – the ability to get to work for 5am starts; Strong understanding of safety & hygiene requirements; and A positive working attitude.

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Experienced Meat Processing Workers – Tongala, VIC

Greenham Gippsland is a 100% Australian family owned company processing & exporting beef to the world.  We are currently recruiting experienced, keen and reliable boners, slicers, knife hands and slaughtermen for full time positions in Tongala, VIC.

Meat processing experience would be preferred but isn’t essential as successful candidates without previous meat industry experience will receive fully comprehensive and nationally accredited training, leading to a fully recognised meat processing trade qualification.  All successful applicants will undergo a physical functional capabilities assessment and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All Greenham sites are drug & alcohol free sites and all Greenham employees are Q-fever vaccinated. Employees are provided with full uniforms and all appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The company offers excellent wages & conditions whilst providing a healthy & safe place to work.  strenuous work and requires physical fitness and strength.

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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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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: [email protected] 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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