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Featured Positions


Dairy Farm Manager/Share Farmer

We are seeking applications for a Dairy Farm Manager for our Mistvale property.   Mistvale presently milks around 550 spring calving. It is 178 ha effective dry land at Rennison Road, Togari. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the position is accountable for the profitable and effective day to day running of the farm.

To be successful in the role, you will have:  Excellent skills in all aspects of dairy farming; Experience in predominately pasture-based feeding systems; Ability to manage Spring calving; Strong people management skills and an ability to train and develop staff to reach their full potential; Excellent communication skills with the ability to work within a team and corporate environment; Sound financial reporting and computer literacy skills and/or the willingness to build on these skills; A willingness to achieve industry best-practice in the areas of Work Health & Safety, Animal Welfare and Environmental Standards.

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Livestock Hands – Feedlot

Ladysmith Feedlot is a 6,500 head capacity feedlot, situated near Wagga Wagga in the NSW Riverina. The feedlot also operates a backgrounding operation along with an AQIS approved quarantine facility. We currently have a permanent position available for a Livestock Hand in our Livestock Team.

Key responsibilities include: All aspects of cattle handling from induction to dispatch; All aspects of animal health and welfare management; Data recording and input for all activities; Inventory control and stocktaking of all livestock products; Cleaning & maintenance of facilities; Ideally the successful candidate will have:  Demonstrated experience in livestock management; Good judgement and initiative and the ability to problem solve; Sound computer skills;  and Supportive of OH&S and QA principles. The successful applicant will be required to provide suitably trained stockhorses and appropriate saddlery, for which an allowance will be paid. Up to 2 working horses can be fully maintained on site.

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Executive Officer

My client, Rural Financial Counselling Service NSW services the southern half of NSW from the coast to the South Australia border. They are a not-for-profit organisation which provides commercial farms and rural businesses in imminent danger of, or currently experiencing financial difficulty with unbiased, independent, expert, and confidential support (at no cost).

Working closely with the Board, the Executive Officer is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operations of this region. The successful candidate will have:
an appreciation of the value of external communications; proven experience developing and maintaining relationships;  a passion for delivering quality service; previous experience as a senior manager with superior leadership skills; excellent communication and negotiation skills, and be a strategic and innovative thinker; and have a healthy interest in farming and regional issues and a genuine understanding and respect for agriculture in Australia.

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Commodity Manager – Livestock Group

The key focus of this role is the growth and development of the VFF Livestock Group commodity through advocacy on behalf of and services to Livestock sector members and the Victorian farming community. The Livestock Manager  manages membership activity including events, campaigns, communications and sponsorship, and is also responsible for overseeing the operations of the Livestock extension project and ensuring that the project delivers on funding expectations.

A recognized degree and/or significant industry experience is required. The ideal candidate will also have strong project management and communication skills. Consultation and negotiation skills and the ability to link to Government to undertake projects with initiative, dedication, respect for members and stakeholders are also essential. Strategic planning and policy development skills are also required with the ability to foster strong networks within the agricultural sector and Livestock industry.

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Irrigated Farm Manager

Harvest Road is seeking an experienced irrigated farming professional to join our team based at Minderoo Station, located on the Ashburton River near Onslow. Minderoo Station has three centre pivots producing fodder and a sub-surface drip irrigation paddock.

Responsibilities include:  daily maintenance and operation of water infrastructure; adhere to Operational Program including defined irrigation and fertiliser programs and maintain quality records; carry out all aspects of forage and hay production; carry out operational duties of horticultural production in a trial phase; carry out all farming duties including the safe operation and maintenance of machinery.  Selection criteria include:  experience in irrigated fodder production, interpreting agronomic advice, soil moisture monitoring and testing; and chemical handling certificate.

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Dairy Support Operations Manager

Moon Lake is a progressive large-scale dairy farming business in North West Tasmania, which owns 25 dairy farms and an extensive dairy support and heifer raising operation.  This business rears up to 12,000 heifers and grazes up to 3,000 wintering cows on 5,000Ha, as well as producing a large amount of the supplement in the form of silage and hay for the company’s dairy farms.

We are looking for a manager to oversee all day to day activities of our dairy support and heifer raising operation.  Selection criteria include:  sound experience and expertise in pasture management, livestock handling and feed budgeting; demonstrated ability to engage, coach and develop teams; demonstrated commercial acumen to manage budgets and costs; a commitment to best practice in WH&S, Animal Welfare and Environmental Standards.

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Beef Livestock Workers – Canada

Australian cattle workers are highly regarded in Canada, having developed a strong reputation for their livestock management skills and horsemanship, and being able to readily adapt to what is regarded as a similar culture. Our client, a family company based in southern Alberta operates 8 sites and is the largest feedlot operation in Canada. They have multiple vacancies for people with livestock handling experience to work in various roles on finishing feedlots.

Responsibilities for the various position include – Receive and document new cattle arrivals; Tag, vaccinate and assess animal health and welfare; Maintain accurate records; Monitor food and water supplies; Draft and move cattle; Ration preparation and feeding; Operate and maintain machinery; Supervise and train employees.

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Administration Leading Hand – Feedlot

Do enjoy working with a large team?
Do you enjoy a fast-paced working environment?
Have you had leadership experience?

Grassdale Feedlot is currently seeking a leading hand in administration. This role requires an enthusiastic person with a keen eye for detail. We are looking for candidates with excellent interpersonal skills, with a desire to train and lead a team.

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Cattle Senior Assistant Manager

New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) is the largest private sector employer and the leading palm oil plantation and processing company in Papua New Guinea. NBPOL manages 40,000 hectares of intensive oil palm and a 4000 head vertically integrated cattle operation on the Island Province of West New Britain.

Reporting to the Plantation Manager, the Cattle Senior Assistant Manager will head a team of 70 and be responsible for the cattle operation from breeding through feedlot to abattoir and retail sales.  Selection criteria include:  A Degree in Agriculture or Animal Production; Minimum of 5 years’ work experience within the cattle industry;  Sound animal husbandry, pasture management skills and feedlot experience; Mechanical ability and experience; An ability to prepare and work to budgets; An innovative outlook with the ability to improve work practices and embrace change.

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Wambo Feedlot – Leading Hand + Pen Rider + Stockperson

Wambo Feedlot is an expanding 12,000 SCU feedlot operation located 35 km’s west of Dalby. We are seeking candidates for three positions within our Feedlot, for an immediate start.  Selection criteria and responsibilities include –

Leading Hand – oversee day-to-day running of Induction; inducting and drafting cattle; continual monitoring of cattle health. Experienced in FY3000 & StockAid (or similar); confidently administer animal health products; have general cattle husbandry skills.

Pen Rider & Stockperson – drafting and moving cattle; continual monitoring of cattle health.  Possess general livestock handling skills; ability to diagnose animal health symptoms; competent horsemanship and riding skills.

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Abattoir Engineer

Wodonga Rendering Pty Ltd is a large Meat Processing Facility based in Wodonga, Victoria. The Abattoir processes cattle, sheep, goat and lamb for overseas markets. We are seeking expressions of interest for a Abattoir Engineer who will be a member of the Senior Management Team.

Duties would include:  Management of a team of skilled trade personnel; Management of maintenance and strategic engineering decisions;  Assisting in the delivery of the planned preventative maintenance strategy to reduce reactive maintenance to a minimum; Analysing inspection reports and taking appropriate action; An understanding of preparation of specifications, contracts and tender processes; An understanding of principles of project management, scheduling and cost control techniques; and Efficiently deliver expectations of safety, reliability and compliance.

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Livestock Manager

Wodonga Abattoir is a large Meat Processing Facility based in Wodonga, Victoria. The Abattoir processes cattle, sheep, goat and lamb for overseas markets. We are seeking expressions of interest for a Livestock Manager.

Duties would include:  General stock team duties (at a senior level) including stock receivals, yarding and general stock movements; Coordinate training to stock team members, including conducting competency assessments and identifying individual and team training requirements; Completing all documentation relevant to livestock traceability and Quality Assurance programs; Liaise with Transport companies, Farmers and Livestock agents; and Coordinate and plan team rosters.

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Road Train Driver – Canobie

Canobie Station is located 200km north of Cloncurry and 280km south of Normanton. The property is a breeding station running predominantly Braham cattle.  The road train driver must have a current MC licence, and previous experience driving livestock, and able to commit to the season.

Duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Perform your job in a safe manner in line with safety programs and procedures; Operate the Road Train to transport cattle both on and off the station; Perform maintenance work on the road train (incl. monitor fuel/oil use and spare parts and inventory); Complete records of work carried out; Maintain daily work diary and internal company documentation.

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Regional Leadership – Southern NSW

The Southern Australia Meat Research Council (SAMRC) is an Independent, Incorporated Association which is one of three national research councils setup to provide recommendations on Research, Development & Extension (RD&E) priorities and planning for grass-fed beef and sheepmeat producers throughout Australia.  Recruitment is now underway for key leadership and support positions in southern NSW with tenure commencing in August 2018.

Regional (Producer) Chair – Southern NSW:   lead established teams comprising producers and other RD&E stakeholders representing key grass-fed beef and sheepmeat production areas of south-eastern Australia.

Regional Committee (Producer) Members – Southern NSW:  provide the critical interface between RD&E providers and the needs of red meat and livestock producers.

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Assistant Farm Manager

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

To be successful in this position, the candidate will need to demonstrate; a minimum of 2 years in a similar position (will be advantageous), be a self-starter with ability to work to deadlines and on your own as required. The candidate will have a sound knowledge of general property/plant maintenance. A genuine interest in livestock welfare and animal performance along with good stock handling skills will also be essential.

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Butchery Manager

We are seeking a Butchery Manager to oversee 7 butchery departments in Papua New Guinea. This is an opportunity for a team leader with a hands-on approach who will receive an excellent remuneration package and who will relocate to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.

The successful applicant will – Demonstrate care and respect to each employee; Create a harmonious environment for all employees; Have an excellent knowledge on gross profits and how to manage them; Be able to submit a monthly P&L report on each butchery and the overall outcome collectively; Be able to purchase and maintain the required stock levels and rotation; Be able to manage the roster for all stores;  Be able to coach the Nationals to manage fresh meat displays; Maintain best hygiene practices for both personal and the workplace environment.

Please submit your application (incl. CV) to amac@imak.com.au  

Graduate Roles

As an AACo Graduate you will actively participate in work placements, undertake development activities and complete projects across a range of AACo business units to gain an understanding of the overall business and contribute to the success of the company.

From day one, you’ll be challenged by the work you do and supported by an innovative environment where all ideas are welcomed and teamwork is paramount. You’ll address the real-life challenges and opportunities that our teams face and will be encouraged to bring your best ideas to life.

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Sales Representative – NSW

Shearwell Australia Pty Ltd supplies livestock identification and management products, including electronic and visual ear tags, RFID readers, automatic handling equipment and a range of software-related products.    This is an opportunity for a highly organised, self-motivated sales professional to join our successful and expanding company.

Selection criteria include:  Able to travel extensively to all livestock areas
in NSW, Northern VIC and interstate; Ability to cold call and use previously well-developed contacts in NSW and Northern VIC;  Attend shows and field days as required; Good administration and computer skills with the ability to be involved in setting up and providing service and back up for our range of products.  Candidates who could display knowledge of the livestock industry and RFID technology would be at a distinct advantage.

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Member Services Manager

This full-time position, based at Armidale, NSW, will be responsible for the management of Angus Australia’s Member Services team to ensure the efficient delivery of animal registration, recording and associated services to members. 

Applicants will be assessed on their suitability based on the following criteria:  Team leadership and management experience; Customer service skills; Multi-task management skills; Verbal & written communications skills; Software & database skills; and Affinity with the beef industry.  Experience in processing cattle pedigree and/or performance data would be an advantage. 

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Carcase Camera Technician

The Australian Wagyu Association has partnered with Meat Image Japan (MIJ) to deliver accurate carcase quality grading technology for the Australian Wagyu Industry and our members in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. This is an opportunity to work with global luxury beef brand-owners and supply chain partners to implement and support MIJ digital carcase grading technology, refine cloud-based networking requirements and deliver real-time grading using the Japanese meat grading parameters through the MIJ digital carcase camera.

The Field Service Engineer will install, provide training and support for high technology equipment to be used within processing and supply chains. This position involves working with highly complex equipment and information management systems which requires an advanced understanding of camera electronics and information management.

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Farm Manager

Due to the expansion of our business, an exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Farm Manager to join our team, managing a large beef breeding property in the southern gulf.  This position will report to the CEO and will be responsible for the day to day operational management of the property to achieve maximum sustainable production and profitability.

Selection criteria include:  Experience in farm management; Experience leading and managing staff; Genuine interest in livestock welfare and ability to provide regular and accurate reports on animal performance; Proven experience in meeting month end business deadlines;  Participation in the development of the annual business plans, including Capital Development budgets, and adherence to approved budgets;  Responsible for  farm equipment and fixed assets on the property; Experience in developing a culture of health and safety.

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Sales Representative

AuctionsPlus is Australia’s largest livestock marketplace and at the forefront of agriculture technology – with a mission to transform and reshape the Australian livestock sector, AuctionsPlus facilitates the exchange of over 830 million dollars’ worth of livestock sales per annum.

They are looking to support their growth by appointing a Sales Representative for their Sydney sales team. You will be responsible for achieving sales targets in digital solutions including advertising sales, clearing sales and rural property listings. This involves developing and executing a marketing strategy to drive sales into existing and new customer agents, and while most contact will be by phone, there will be some face to face ‘in the field’ with some travel to regional areas for field events, on farm sales and client meetings.

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General Manager – Further Processing

Australian Country Choice is one of the largest privately owned companies in Queensland and a long established producer and supplier of high quality beef products to the Coles Group. Our Head Office and modern food processing facility is located at Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Australia just 20 minutes from the CBD.   Reporting to the CEO, this role is responsible for delivering on our customer expectations through ensuring safe and efficient operation of all machinery, production, schedules and people management within our Further Processing Department.

To be successful in this role you will be a results driven leader and possess demonstrated experience in managing high performing teams within a fast moving consumable manufacturing environment. A key performance indicator of success in this role will be your ability to drive continuous improvement in safety, systems and procedures and to effectively oversee daily operations.  Along with demonstrated success in a similar role, you will have a commitment to customer service delivery, and an in-depth understanding and application of meat process manufacturing.

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Non-Executive Director

Based in Casino Northern NSW, the  Northern Co-operative Meat Company Ltd is Australia’s largest meat processing co-operative, which has been operating since 1933 and is proudly 100% member owned. With the historical success of the business and to ensure it best services members, and responds to growth and opportunity into the future, NCMC is now seeking its first Independent Non-Executive Director to complement the existing Board of seven member Directors.  This position provides an excellent opportunity to play a key role in NCMC’s further success.

Essential competencies sought are integrity, strong communication and negotiation skills, a collaborative leadership style and active contributions to strategic and Board discussion, experience in, or affiliation with, agriculture or food processing/manufacturing.

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Station Overseer – Soudan NT

The North Australian Pastoral Company Pty Limited is an innovative Australian company that runs a herd of approx. 200,000 cattle across a property portfolio of 14 stations and an award-winning feedlot, covering over 6.1 million hectares in QLD and NT.  Soudan Station is an Outstation of Alexandria Station, located in the Barkly region in the Northern Territory.

As Soudan Overseer you will be required to have strong organisational skills, business acumen and the ability to lead a team to run a large herd of cattle. To be considered for this role you will have competency and ideally experience in :  Low stress stock handling methods or quiet handling of stock;  Pasture Measuring and feed budgeting or willingness to adopt and learn these systems;  Managing regular turnoff of cattle;  Staff management;  Maintaining machinery, vehicles and infrastructure; Basic understanding of budgeting and working to a budget process (Operational and Capital Budgets.

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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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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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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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Experienced Boners, Slicers, Slaughtermen

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

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

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Meat Inspectors / AAOs

Meat Inspectors P/L was Australia’s First Federal Government Approved as an Independent Quality Inspection Company, and our team annually inspects 2.3 million head of cattle, 5.9 million lamb and sheep meat, 780,000 goats, approximately 8,000 field Kangaroos, 57,200 farmed rabbits and deer from time to time. We offer ongoing training and development, a permanent role, career advancement in agriculture and food manufacturing.
Requirements of the role include: Certificate 3 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) or Certificate 4 in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) / or be eligible to enrol into a Cert 4 Training program; Be able to work within a team or individual environment with reporting protocols.  The positions are located in Brisbane (3), Adelaide (1), Regional Victoria (2) and Tamworth (1).

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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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