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Station Hand – Qld

Position available for an experienced station hand on a property located North West of Charters Towers in Queensland.

Applicants should have – good horsemanship skills (including shoeing);  good motorbike skills (used for mustering and fence maintenance);  Experience handling big numbers of cattle; Welding and basic mechanical skill would be an advantage.  There is some casual work available for a partner too (regular domestic & caretaking, some outside).

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Head Stockpersons 2020 – NT & WA Locations

Hancock Agriculture, incorporating S. Kidman & Co Pty Ltd and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Services, is a world-class agribusiness with over 30 properties across Australia spanning 10 million hectares. We are one of the country’s largest producers of beef with a herd of over 320,000. We are currently seeking to appoint Head Stockpersons to commence in 2020 for various stations located in the NT and WA.

Key responsibilities include: herd management, animal husbandry, stock recording for the livestock information system; leading, supervision and training of stock camp team members; fencing; infrastructure maintenance and improvements, and responding to land and environmental issues. Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, a proven record of accomplishment in leading and motivating team members, experience in handling cattle in a quiet and controlled manner and a high level of horsemanship skills. A proven ability to keep accurate records, a good grasp of technology and computer literacy and a strong focus on safety in the workplace is essential.

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Independent Chair, Standards Committee

The Livestock Global Assurance Program (LGAP) is AniMark’s flagship certification program for livestock industries to demonstrate their commitment to ethical and sustainable animal welfare.  The aim of LGAP is to foster world’s best practice in the welfare and management of animals, encourage continuous improvement and provide assurances that effective animal welfare and management standards are in place and are being applied to protect Australian livestock going overseas.

AniMark is now seeking an Independent Chair for their inaugural Standards Committee. This position is remunerated and meetings will usually be held at the Brisbane head office.  This position represents a unique opportunity to make a valuable difference to ensure the strengthening of the commitment, oversight and management of animal welfare in international trade.

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Positions Vacant WA

Stone Axe Pastoral Company is an ultra-premium beef company with a vertically integrated full blood Wagyu production enterprise. Our company has operations in WA, NSW, Victoria and Queensland.

We are opening positions to join our WA aggregations which also include the processes of cropping and irrigation. These positions will include Farm Manager/s, Farm Overseer/s and Farm Hand/s.

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Feedlot Manager – Grassdale

Mort & Co is a leading beef feedlot specialist in Australia, and Grassdale is now Australia’s largest feedlot.  Due to organisational growth and internal transfer, there is the opportunity for a motivated, positive team player to be part of the Mort & Co team in the capacity of Feedlot Manager at Grassdale. Grassdale is located within the Northern Darling Downs area of Queensland, in a dynamic regional centre best known for its agricultural production. This role reports to the General Manager, Feedlots & Farms.

Key responsibilities of this role include: People and Culture; Safe Production; Continuous Improvement; Budget Control; Livestock Performance & Development; Training & Development; Community Engagement; Quality Assurance & Compliance. The successful applicant will have: Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills; Generalist management skills and relevant employment experience; Intermediate to advanced computer and technology skills; A willingness to integrate with, and add to, the current Mort business and culture; A considered and self-reflective approach to leadership.

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Overseer / Station Hand

Eddington Pastoral, a large scale, quality sheep and cattle enterprise, offers this exciting opportunity to be part of this highly productive and profitable property located just 15 minutes from Camperdown VIC.

Reporting to the manager, the successful candidate will be working across all aspects of the 7,000 Ewe flock and 600 Angus Cattle enterprises.  You will have solid experience working with livestock and have a passion to establish a long-term career in the industry.  The ability to work in a team environment is important, however a large degree of autonomy is also provided with this position.  The candidate must have good working dogs, strong work ethic, good communication skills, be intelligent, friendly and honest. A comfortable 3-bedroom family home is provided, and the salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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Station Hand+ Partner

HCA presents an exciting opportunity for a couple at Fork Lagoon, Emerald QLD. We are seeking an experienced Station Hand to work both autonomously and alongside the Station Manager to deliver on mainly commercial herd requirements, including a Seedstock division. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong work ethic, experience in a beef cattle operation and confident in all areas of cattle husbandry.

The second position presented involves a variety of station domestic duties such as maintaining Fork Lagoon’s exceptional facilities and cooking for a small group of people.

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Sales Development Executive

AgCode is a leading specialty crop farm management software provider that was launched in 2003, and which is essential to specialty crops around the world from California to Australia and New Zealand. Due to their expanding footprint in Australia, AgCode is now seeking an energetic Sales Development Executive to join their growing sales team.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:   Outbound prospecting to generate & uncover new opportunities; Achieve and exceed goals for existing business on a quarterly basis; Proactively provide high level company, product and market knowledge via website, webinars and marketing information; Manage and log activity into Zoho (CRM) daily.To be successful in this great position, you will possess the following skills, attributes & experience: Ideally have a background in agricultural technology sales/business development direct to producer organisations; Have a broad understanding of the Australian agricultural market, ideally with exposure to specialty crops; Familiar and comfortable using a CRM as part of your daily routine.

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Quality Assurance Manager – Gingin Abattoir

We are seeking a motivated and driven Quality Assurance Manager for a small stock export processing plant in Gingin, Western Australia, an hour from Perth CBD.  Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team and managing implementation of quality assurance and systems.

Responsibilities include:  Direct and train production staff regarding quality and compliance matters;  Ensure quality control procedures are achieved;  Development and verification of plant hygiene manual and sanitation standard operating procedures; Establishing and building relationships with suppliers and customers.  You must have the requisite AusMeat, MSQA, HAACP accreditations and meat export experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a large/medium abattoir and packaging operation.

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Pen Rider – Myola Feedlot

Myola Feedlot is a modern 20,000 head capacity feedlot situated in the heart of the “Golden Triangle” in northwest NSW, 70km from Goondiwindi, 60km from Moree, and 50km from Warialda. Myola is integral to Bindaree Beef Groups’ supply chain, ensuring the delivery of a consistent supply of cattle to Bindaree grain fed brands. An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced pen rider with demonstrated abilities in animal husbandry, livestock handling and horsemanship.

Reporting to the Livestock Manager responsibilities include:  Continual monitoring of cattle health and treatments; Drafting and moving cattle; Maintain troughs and hospital facilities; Assist in the processing shed, loading and unloading area.  Skills / Experience required include: Ability to diagnose animal health symptoms and treat with the appropriate protocols; Supply at least 2 horses suitable for the job with own tack; Communication skills and able to work within a team.  As part of your employment package meals will be provided for lunch and dinner, along with on-site single accommodation.

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Administration & Finance Officer – Meat

Mort & Co is a leading beef feedlot specialist in Australia, and home to the internationally awarded Wagyu & Angus brands, The Phoenix and Grandchester. We are looking for a highly motivated Administration & Finance Officer to join the Meat Team in our Toowoomba office. Reporting to the General Manager- Meat Sales & Operations, this new role will be responsible for the administration & finance functions of the growing Meat Team, as well as supporting the shipping & logistics requirements of the business.

Key functions of the role include: Coordinating all foreign exchange deals, transfers & close outs; Allocation of productions & associated data entry; Weekly stock & sales order reconciliation; End of month reporting; Maintenance & review of appropriate insurances; Invoicing, debtor management & financial reconciliations; Non-conformance management; General administration, filing & archiving.

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Feeding / Milling Team Operator

A full-time position is available for a Feed Mill Hand at Stanbroke’s 30,000 head feedlot, located at Chinchilla on the Western Darling Downs. Stanbroke is an Australian family owned integrated beef and cattle company which operates a number of cattle stations in northern Queensland, backgrounding and feedlot operations in southern Queensland and a fully accredited beef processing facility in the Lockyer Valley.

The main duties performed in this role include the preparation and distribution of cattle rations throughout the feedlot utilising modern equipment and efficient feed delivery methods. Previous experience with the operation of grain mills, grain handling equipment and cattle feeding machinery would be beneficial but not essential for potential applicants.  The roster for this position will be a flexible 10 days on, 4 days off and single onsite accommodation options are available to the successful applicant, if required.

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Positions 2020

Cunningham Cattle Company is seeking the following positions for the 2020 season to join the team at Esmeralda Station (400,000 ha), which is located 110km South of Croydon and 280km North of Richmond. These positions will commence in February/March 2020.

Head Stockman (Full-time permanent position) – selection criteria includes : Previous experience as a Head Stockman of a beef cattle operation; Low stress livestock handling techniques; Demonstrated strong horsemanship and motorbike skills; Basic mechanical knowledge and experience maintaining equipment; An understanding of WH&S.  Station Cook/Station Hand (Casual position, with the opportunity to transfer to a full-time permanent position) – selection criteria includes : Planning menus; Assisting in ordering food supplies; Cooking for a team of 8 – 10 people and visitors as required;  Maintaining the kitchen, dining and food storage areas in a clean, tidy and hygienic state at all times; Other cleaning duties include maintaining guest quarters; General station duties; and Horsemanship and competent motorbike skills.

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Seeking qualified shearers to become qualified trainers

Do you have exceptional hands-on experience in the shearing industry? Do you want to pass on your knowledge and skills and help grow the shearing industry?

If you’re interested in teaching your trade there are currently a limited number of scholarships available for those passionate about the shearing industry. These are being funded by the state government to help educate and train shearers into the future throughout Victoria.
Visit https://swtafe.edu.au/shearingscholarships for more information.

Farmhand/Stationhand – NSW

Banyandah Pastoral is a family owned and operated progressive merino sheep operation, and our main breeding hub is situated in Moulamein in the Southern Riverina region of NSW. Complimenting this operation are two other hubs being a terminal lamb operation in Wagga Wagga and a wether wool growing operation at Mt Fyans in the western districts of Victoria. We currently run approximately 100,000 head of sheep across the properties and some cattle at Mt Fyans.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our team at Mt Fyans.  Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, your duties will include: Large mob mustering; Assist with Animal Husbandry; Maintenance of stock water and fencing; General farm and machinery maintenance.  Skills and experience required include:  at least 2 years livestock farming experience; a team of dogs for mustering; a current Driver’s Licence; experience with tractor and feeding equipment.  Accommodation will be provided on farm.

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Bull Production Specialist

The manager of Ellerslie Park and Hope Farm works in the team of 5 at Culcairn with responsibility for the young, weaned stock from the Bowna properties, plus 500 sale bulls per annum through to their departure. The area under management is 1,000 ha with high value livestock. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic genetics operation in Angus cattle. Rennylea Angus is a performance herd where all the cattle are described by their phenotypes and genotypes and recorded on Group Breedplan.

Key Tasks include:  – Operational and Tactical Planning including management for on property and private treaty sales; Capex programme, annual improvements planned and provisioned in budget through consultation; – Animal Husbandry including Schedule and oversight of events for heifers leading up to and including joining, and preparation for sale of bulls; – Client Liaison;; Pre sale marketing; and Post sale delivery and follow up.  Key Skills include – Animal husbandry, cattle handling and assessment; Communication with staff and clients; and Improving efficiency.

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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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Lamb PCP Coordinator

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Lamb Production Control and Planning Scheduler to join our Lamb team at our Brooklyn Plant which is located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD.  Brooklyn is a 5 day, multi-species operation with the capacity to process up to 1,400 head of cattle and 5000 head of small stock per day.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: Manage production schedules; Liaise with Sales, Marketing, Operations and Livestock in making decisions to meet the Company requirements while maximising revenue through effective production scheduling; Plan production and Forecast; Maintain product specifications; Management reporting including yield and recoveries; Schedule orders; Inventory reporting; and Break even’s.  Selection criteria include:  High attention to detail and accuracy; Understanding of Company production and operations; Sound production knowledge; Understand and comply with WH&S standards; Ability to follow JBS Australia Policies and Procedures and pass a drug and alcohol test.

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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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Quality Assurance Manager

An exciting opportunity currently exists for a QA Manager to join the team at our Brooklyn Plant which is located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD. This position will support the Plant Manager in supervising and meeting all legal and licensing requirements in relation to food safety and quality assurance, supervise QA Officers on a day to day basis and liaise with production and AQIS (Australian Quarantine Inspection Service) officers. To provide support to the Southern JBS Plants when required.

Skills and competencies to be demonstrated by this position include: Sound knowledge and application of HACCP principles; Good computer skills and written and verbal communication skills; Ability to lead and work as part of a team; Demonstrated ability to identify critical aspects of production; Relevant certification including Ausmeat standards; Knowledge of relevant legislation and IL systems; and Microbiological knowledge.

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Beef PCP Coordinator

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Beef Production Control and Planning Scheduler to join our Beef team at our Brooklyn Plant. Located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD, our Brooklyn Plant is a 5 day, multi-species operation with the capacity to process up to 1,400 head of cattle and 8,200 head of small stock per day.

Responsibilities include:  Manage production schedules; Liaise with Sales, Marketing, Operations and Livestock in making decisions to meet the Company requirements while maximising revenue through effective production scheduling; Forecast production; Maintain product specifications; Management reporting inc. yield and recoveries; Schedule orders; Inventory reporting; Breakeven’s.  The successful candidate will possess the following: High attention to detail and accuracy; Understanding of Company production and operations and sound production knowledge; Understand and comply with WH&S standards; Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to follow JBS Australia Policies and Procedures; and Ability to pass a drug and alcohol test.

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Livestock Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Livestock Coordinator to join the team at our Brooklyn Plant. Located just 15 minutes west of the Melbourne CBD, our Brooklyn Plant is a 5 day, multi-species operation with the capacity to process up to 1,400 head of cattle and 5000 head of small stock per day.

Key Criteria – Coordination of daily kills at the southern plants, both beef & lamb; Daily communication with the livestock buyers; Coordination of livestock transport; Compiling reports & spreadsheets for senior management – (Excel experience an advantage); Previous livestock industry experience would be an advantage.  The successful candidate will possess the following: High attention to detail and accuracy; Understanding of Company production and operations;
Sound production knowledge; Understand and comply with WH&S standards; Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to follow JBS Australia Policies and Procedures.

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Feedlot Manager – Regional NSW

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established, feedlot operation located within 5km of Deniliquin in the Riverina southern NSW. The feedlot/quarantine facility has a capacity of 12,000 head, set up on self feeders, not a bunk system. The business is looking for a feedlot manager to manage the day to day operations of the feedlot, including staff.  This role would suit candidates with feedlot and/or strong on farm cattle experience looking to take on their first accountable management role.

Reporting to the overall operations manager of a well established Australian Livestock export business exporting over 100,000 cattle a year from southern Australia, you will be proven in managing people, have a high attention to detail, very competent livestock skills with a focus on animal welfare and safety. You will have experience working in a feedlot with a sound knowledge of cattle health/inductions and record keeping. The ideal candidate will be competent in MS excel and inventory management and record keeping systems including the NLIS database.

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Head Stockman – Dunbar

McDonald Family Holdings (MDH) is seeking an experienced & self-motivated person for Dunbar Station in North Qld. MDH is a family owned and operated company with stations throughout Queensland.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate: Sound knowledge & experience with cattle; Strong team leadership, communication skills & the ability to mentor junior staff; Sound record keeping skills;  Competent motorbike & horsemanship skills;  Basic mechanical knowledge & fencing skills; Take pride in their work & themselves.  MDH also has positions available for 2019 – these include Stockman, Mechanics, Graders Operators and Station Cooks.

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Working Manager – Carwoola

Carwoola Station is located approx. 30 km east of Canberra and near the towns of Queanbeyan and Bungendore in NSW. In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the property, enabling the station to achieve maximum sustainable production and profitability. The properties you will be managing total 3,500 hectares consisting of the main station and 2 satellite properties. They operate as a mixed cattle/sheep and farming operation. This exciting position would suit an applicant with some leadership experience who is looking to enhance their skills in a hands-on role.

Essential Criteria include:  Previous Leadership experience; Understanding of the highest standards of animal welfare and low-stress stock handling techniques; Demonstrated leadership with strong communication and computer skills; Must be able to work as a part of a tight team; Have working dogs or a willingness to obtain them and a current NSW Firearm’s Licence.

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Group Butchery & Freezer Manager – PNG

Tininga Limited is a major and expanding group of companies located within the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea, operating supermarkets, builder’s hardware stores, a meat & smallgoods processing plant, a fresh produce operation along with significant property and other investments.  We have a challenging senior management role available for a multi skilled Butchery and Freezer Manager that has key responsibilities in the Butchery and Freezer departments of four supermarkets, overseeing the company’s sizeable general freezer operation, as well as maintaining an overview of the company’s smallgoods manufacturing facility.

Essential attributes, and qualifications include: Trade Qualified Butcher; Min.5 years in a senior managerial butchery role; A good understanding of HAACP/ISO standards; Good people management and communication skills; Basic computer skills with a reasonable understanding of Microsoft applications.

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Feedlot Workers – SA

Wanderribby Feedlot at Meningie SA has positions available for motivated persons to join its team at its NFAS / EU accredited facility.

The role will include but not be limited to: Working in a team to weigh/tag/vaccinate and Induct cattle into feedlot; Help prepare cattle for exit; Feeding Cattle on a Roster; Operate tractors/loaders.  The successful persons must be able to operate Tractors/Loaders and computers; Have Cattle Experience; Show initiative and be prepared to work as a team and alone, and be able to work a weekend roster.

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Field Technician – Regional WA

We are seeking a Field Technician who will work in an existing team that undertakes and manages research activity from private, public and grower funded agricultural R&D activities in WA. The role primarily assists with the daily running of broadacre field trials so will involve the successful applicant to undertake activities such as seeding, spraying and harvesting of small plot trials – therefore knowledge and experience operating farm machinery is essential.

To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate experience or a capability to operate trial work equipment such as tractors, small plot seeders and harvesters and spray equipment and a current driver’s licence is mandatory Ideally you will have CERT IV level qualifications or a relevant degree and regardless of educational level, you will have well developed verbal and written communication, attention to detail and be a self-motivated, “can do” person.

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Business Manager – Regional NSW

A rare opportunity is now available to join a highly regarded, privately owned rural asset management business, where the principals are renowned for their large-scale agricultural expertise.  The business currently manages over 15 properties, primarily located on the eastern seaboard, which comprise irrigated and rain fed operations, livestock, and permanent cropping enterprises. The company also provides input for investors to identify, analyse and conduct the required due diligence for potential investment, assisting with the process through to completion.

Reporting to the CEO, the broad responsibilities of this position will include:  Ensuring corporate governance is sound in relation to corporate structure, knowledge and IP, along with policies and procedures and statutory reporting; Leading the development of strategic and operational plans against clearly defined and monitored KPIs; Developing financial partnerships for future capital to support the growth of the business.

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Station hand – Allendale Station

Looking for an experienced Station Hand for our Allendale Station at Augathella.

Must have cattle experience on motorbikes and in general station duties; Machinery experience will be an advantage; Current driver’s licence and own vehicle is essential; HR licence will be an advantage.  Married accommodation available and casual work may be available for the partner.

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Overseer – Springvale Station

Springvale Station, the outstation of Davenport Downs is located approximately 120km south east of Boulia in Western Queensland. Together the aggregation is 1.5 million hectares of prime growing country. Springvale is 398,000 hectares of predominantly Mitchell Grass Downs and primarily receives younger cattle from other Paraway properties including Gregory Downs, Armraynald and Rocklands and runs up to 10,000 head of steers.

Paraway has an opportunity for an Overseer seeking a career in a challenging and rewarding environment in the Channel Country. Strong emphasis is placed on a positive attitude, team culture and a safe working environment. This role is ideally suited for a senior head stockperson ready to take the next step in their career in which we can support their growth and development.  The role will be based at Springvale and report directly to the Station Manager, sharing the responsibility for day to day station activities required for the operation of the aggregation.

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Livestock Buyer

Australian Meat Group is a leading Beef Processing Company situated in Dandenong, Victoria.  We are looking for a highly motivated Livestock buyer to join our Livestock Procurement team. The role will be full time, with the Buyer ideally based in northern Victoria or the New South Wales Riverina district, reporting to the Livestock Manager. Fully maintained company vehicle provided for the role.

Key functions of the role include:  Attending and purchasing cattle at regional livestock exchanges; Coordinating supply of livestock to abattoirs; On farm inspections of livestock; Promotion of AMG Farm Assurance, Angus and Organic programs; Maintaining and grow current supplier base; Procurement of feeder cattle as required.  The successful applicant will have: Current driver’s licence; Livestock industry experience; Capacity to work both independently and as a team; Excellent communication, planning and negotiation skills; Be willing to travel with occasional overnight stays; Ability to assess livestock to required company specifications and standards.

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Managing Director

Hilltop Meats is part of the BE Campbell Group and is located in Young, NSW (roughly 1.5 hours drive from Wagga Wagga).  Reporting to the Board of Directors, this role will be responsible for the overall performance of Hilltop Meats. Through strong leadership, you will develop, implement and drive the company’s strategic direction.

Responsibilities include:  Overseeing WH&S; Strategic management including developing business plans, budgets and strategies for consideration by the Board;  Plant operations management; Working closely with the CFO to review the organisation’s financial performance and identify opportunities for growth and/or areas of concern; Overseeing site labour costs.  Selection criteria include:  Demonstrated previous management experience within the beef industry at a senior level; Relevant tertiary qualifications;Proficient skills within all MS applications; and Strong analytical skills.

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Feedlot Operations Manager – Regional NSW

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established, vertically integrated private feedlot operation in Southern NSW. The feedlot has a capacity of 8500 head with the opportunity to expand. They now seek a livestock professional to manage the day to day operations of the feedlot, including staff.

Reporting to the owner who has previously managed the operation, you will be proven in managing people within a beef cattle enterprise, with a focus on quality results and safety. You will have experience working in a feedlot with a sound knowledge of cattle health / inductions and be experienced with cattle nutrition. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of using FY3000 and StockaID programs and have suitable experience in health protocols and operations associated with lot feeding.

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Office Manager – Regional Vic

The Pastoral Pork Company has an exciting opportunity to join their team of agricultural experts as an Office Manager, assisting with the day-to-day management of their head office and payroll functions.  Due to retirement of the incumbent, they wish to speak with candidates looking to join an expanding business to fulfil a role with a variety of challenges and duties.

Primarily, you will be responsible for the finance support functions including:  Accounts payable/receivable; Managing payroll; Support duties to the executive, sales and farm management teams; Organising company meetings and functions; Ad hoc office management functions.  The ideal candidate will have advanced MYOB and MS Excel skills, and naturally adapt at finance software packages. Ideally, you will have an affinity for the agricultural / agribusiness industry, with a natural interest and passion for agribusiness. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and enjoy working in a close knit team environment.

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Lead Knife Hand

A Lead Knife Hand is required for a new abattoir nearing completion close to Shanghai in China. The abattoir is set up to process only imported Australian cattle, and our client wants the leadership team to be from Australia to ensure consistency in the processing systems to supply unique Australian beef to the China market. The right candidate will have fluent Mandarin language skills.

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, this position involves processing of whole cattle carcasses into designated portions, with a high level of accuracy and care, to meet order requirements. For a full position description and required skills, see here.

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.

Click here for full position description and application details.

 

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