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  • Pen Riders

    posted 14-Aug-2017

    JBS Riverina Feedlot - Yanco, NSW

    JBS Australia’s Riverina Beef Feedlot is a 53,333 capacity feedlot situated between the popular townships of Leeton and Narrandera in Southern NSW. We are currently offering passionate pen riders & cattle handlers the opportunity to further develop their horsemanship, cattle handling, livestock diagnosis & treatment skills as important members of our Livestock team.

    Responsibilities:
    •Daily livestock handling including pen riding and stock movements.
    •Diagnosis of animal health symptoms.
    •Administration of animal health treatments.
    •Maintaining accurate records of animal treatments and stock movements.
    •Maintaining compliance with JBS Australia policies, including but not limited to: WHS, HR, QA, Animal Welfare & Environmental obligations.
     
    Criteria:
    •Proven horsemanship skills
    •Communication, organisational & interpersonal skills.
    •Strong commitment to animal welfare, health & nutrition.
    •Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
    •Ability & willingness to learn new skills.
     
    Requirements:
    •Access to a minimum of two suitable horses and own tack/saddlery.
    •All horses must be vaccinated for Hendra virus prior to entry at all JBS sites, proof of vaccination details will be required prior to offer/commencement of Employment.
     
    Interested?
    To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Lauren Costin on 0488 511 115.
     
    If you are interested in this role, please go to our website: http://jbssa.com.au/OurPeople/default.aspx to apply.

     

  • Feedlot Positions

    posted 20-Jul-2017

    Charlton Feedlot - Charlton, VIC

    Charlton Feedlot is located in north-west Victoria just 2 1/2 hours from Melbourne. This very modern 20,000 head facility serves a key role in the Teys Australia supply chain producing quality beef for the domestic and short-fed export markets. We currently have the following vacancies.

    Stockperson – must be a sound horse rider, possess good cattle handling skills, be able to work in a team environment and have a genuine desire to work in the beef industry.

    Machinery Operator – training and licencing provided as required, ability to work in a team environment and be motivated and have a positive attitude.

    General Feedlot worker – mechanical aptitude, willingness to learn multiple roles/tasks

    Wage package & benefits is offered based on the skill level of the successful applicants, in accordance with the site EBA.

    Please forward a resume together with at least two references to:
    The Manager
    Teys Australia Charlton
    PO Box 201
    Charlton VIC 3525
    Telephone: 03 5491 6266
    Email: territ@teysaust.com.au

  • Compliance Officer

    posted 16-Jul-2017

    Iranda Feedlot - Tintinara, SA

    A fulltime position has become available within the Iranda Beef team due to business growth. Iranda Beef has recently undergone a large scale expansion with a capacity of 15,000SCU and home to modern feeding and cattle handling facilities. Iranda is located 15km north of the township of Tintinara.

    Reporting to the Feedlot Manager, the position of Compliance Officer covers all aspects of WHS, Environment, QA and WHS.

    Main responsibilities include;

    • Ensure company compliance of WHS, environment and quality assurance
    • Manage and coordinate staff training and aspects of staff development
    • Maintain all applicable recording systems in relation to compliance
    • Maintain internal policies and procedures to industry and legislative standards

    Preferred skills/ experience include;

    • Relevant qualifications in a related discipline (Environment, WHS, Training, Quality Assurance)
    • Advanced computer application and user skills
    • Highly organised and detail oriented
    • Strong communication and leadership skills
    • 2 years’ experience in relevant role (i.e. WHS, training, QA, environment)

    The successful applicants will need a positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team. Salary will be negotiated depending on relevant skills and experience

    Written applications including covering letter and resume should be sent to:
    operations@iranda.com.au Attention: Thomas Green
    Phone: 0447 160 238
    Applications Close: 07/08/2017

  • Feedlot Positions

    posted 16-Jul-2017

    Ladysmith Feedlot - Ladysmith, NSW

    Ladysmith Feedlot is a 6500 head cattle feedlot located just outside the village of Ladysmith, near Wagga Wagga in the NSW Riverina. Ladysmith Feedlot is currently seeking permanent full-time staff to fill the following positions:

    Maintenance

    • Routine pen cleaning and resurfacing of pens
    • Road maintenance including grading and watering
    • General infrastructure and farm maintenance.
    • Routine servicing and maintenance of all plant and machinery.
    • Feed milling and feeding of cattle as part of a roster.
    • Any other duties that may be required by the business.

    Milling and feeding hands

    • Processing of grain and commodities for inclusion in rations
    • Loading feed trucks to a specified recipe
    • Feeding rations to pens
    • Pre-start maintenance of feeding plant and machinery.
    • Cleanliness of loading and feeding areas.
    • Any other duties that may be required by the business.

    Applicants must have the ability to work as a team, have a sound understanding of and commitment to WH&S and excellent planning and communication skills. Experience with machinery and general plant maintenance would be an advantage. Excellent remuneration is available for the right applicant. Please email your resume including three phone references to tess_herbert@gundamain.com.au by COB Friday 28th July 2017.

  • Maintenance Operator

    posted 16-Jul-2017

    Kerwee Feedlot - Jondaryan, QLD

    Background

    Kerwee Feedlot is a 20,200 head modern beef feedlot located at Jondaryan on the Darling Downs in south-east Queensland. Kerwee is one of the Australia’s leading feedlots which is constantly embracing new technology to provide a first class feeding facility. The feedlot is a part of The Kerwee Group of businesses, which together with Stockyard Beef, controls a vertically integrated family owned and operated branded beef supply chain provide high quality beef on a global level.

    An opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join our progressive team as Full time Maintenance Operator at Kerwee feedlot.

    The Role

    The role involves the operation and maintenance of relevant feedlot machinery and our industry leading steam flaking mills and associated plant. The company is currently undergoing significant upgrades to expand our capacity and the successful candidate will work in a team on a 10/4 roster. This position would be suited to a mechanically minded person who can work alone or in a group to consistently achieve company benchmarks. The successful candidate for this role should show the following attributes:

    • Strong time management abilities
    • Proven experience working as part of a diverse team.
    • Ability to communicate well with all levels of personnel and management.
    • Strong focus on following and enforcing WH&S and environmental requirements.
    • Knowledge of boiler operation, flaking mills and heavy machinery maintenance would be an advantage.
    • Mechanical qualifications would also be attractive.

    Attractive wages would be offered based on the experience and qualification levels.

    Applications (including cover letter and resume) should be emailed to the Kerwee Lot Feeders General Manager by 28/07/17
    smartin@kerwee.com.au

  • Feed Team Supervisor

    posted 16-Jul-2017

    Kerwee Feedlot - Jondaryan, QLD

    Background

    Kerwee Feedlot is a 20,200 head modern beef feedlot located at Jondaryan on the Darling Downs in south-east Queensland. Kerwee is one of Australia’s leading feedlots which is constantly embracing new technology to provide a first class feeding facility. As part of The Kerwee Group of businesses, which together with Stockyard Beef, controls a vertically integrated family owned and operated branded beef supply chain. We provide high quality beef on a global level, specialising in long feeding programs particularly Wagyu. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join our progressive feed and milling team as supervisor.

    The Role

    The role will oversee the feeding and milling activities from commodity supply and handling to feed allocation and delivery, ensuring the company meets our targeted production requirements. Answerable to the General Manger the candidate will be working in close collaboration with other team supervisors and be responsible for the performance of the feed team consisting of 6 reporting staff. The company is currently undergoing significant expansion and incorporates 3 steam flaking mills as well as advanced research technology for high quality long feeding programs under several unique quality assurance programs. The role involves a high level of organisation and planning in order to execute daily operations according to approved internal standards within a high pressure environment. Adherence to internal and external quality assurance procedures is essential. The position would be ideal for an individual who enjoys taking ownership and accountability in decision making and leading an established team towards continuous improvement.

    The successful candidate for this role should demonstrate the following attributes:

    • Proven leadership experience, working as part of team to meeting production KPIs.
    • Ability to communicate well with all levels of personnel and management in a high paced environment.
    • Ability to maintains and work within a Quality Assurance focused workplace.
    • Strong focus on following and enforcing WH&S and environmental requirements.
    • An advanced level of computer literacy and an existing knowledge of FY3000 and digistar systems would be an advantage.
    • Attention to detail and a mechanical mindedness with the ability to solve problems.
    • Have an advanced understanding of grain and commodity processing as well as heavy machinery operation.
    • Knowledge and understanding of commodity markets and trading risk management tools.
    • Strong time management and logistical planning capabilities.
    • Show an ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with suppliers and promote our strong business and workplace culture.

    The successful applicant would ideally have prior experience in the feedlot industry as well as tertiary qualifications. A salary package will be offered based on the skill and qualification level of the successful applicant.

    Applications (including cover letter and resume) should be emailed to the Kerwee Lot Feeders General Manager at smartin@kerwee.com.au by 28/7/2017

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