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  • Operations Assistant – Wainui Feedlot

    posted 14-Aug-2018

    NAPCO

    Founded in 1877, The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO) is a leader in Australia’s cattle industry, operating 14 properties across QLD and the NT.

    Wainui is located 25km east of Dalby, and 65km west of Toowoomba. The 14,000 acre property farms 11,000 acres and operates a modern and high-performing feedlot.

    Wainui has a newly created role for an Operations Assistant.

    This role will be involved across our site, including livestock, administration, feeding and maintenance. The role will be 80% office based, and 20% feedlot based.

    The role will report to the feedlot manager and work closely with the livestock supervisor.

    This role is being created to continue our business improvement. Broadly, the tasks of the role will include:
    • Reporting and analysis of operational results
    • Administration and analysis of livestock movements
    • Utilise specialised software to assist with site operations and administration
    The person doing this role needs to demonstrate:
    • Professional communication skills that encourage collaboration and education
    • Experience in data organisation and analysis
    • Ability to complete a variety of independent and project related priorities
    • Skills and flexibility to complete both administrative and practical tasks
    We are excited about the potential that this person can have within our business.
    It is a full-time role, based at Wainui, that offers some flexibility with work days and hours.
    To apply email your resume to egilliland@napco.com.au
    All enquiries to Erin 07 3221 2266 or 0429 399 630

     
  • Regional Manager – Intensive

    posted 10-Aug-2018

    AACo

    AACo are searching for a pragmatic and people-driven leader to join us in the management and leadership of our intensive business, encompassing our Farms and Feedlots.

    As the Regional Manager for our Intensive business, you will have ultimate accountability for the leadership of the teams located on these properties and be a crucial member of the pastoral team leading the transformation of our business.

    The role includes responsibility for two feedlot and farming operations including cattle, feeding, farming, maintenance, people management and safety. You will oversee day to day operations, review current work in progress and capital projects, as well as relevant reporting, for these seven-day operations with well-established systems and processes.

    Your role exists to make our business better. On any given day, this could include, but not limit to:

    • Leadership and development of staff
    • Management of cattle intake and dispatch to other properties or partners
    • Ensuring the highest standards are upheld when it comes to animal husbandry and welfare
    • Ensuring beneficial relationships with key suppliers, partners and customers
    • Management of compliance requirements associated with feedlot group
    • Management and accountability of budgeting process for farms and feedlots
    • Ensuring work practices are consistent and in line with Company Workplace Health and Safety guidelines

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do 

    Detailed: You love a plan and pride yourself on the ability to execute and embed key initiatives, changes and projects 

    Superstar: You have a knack for proactively resolving issues and driving a culture of continuous improvement

    You’re the ‘go to’ person:You are the type of individual that ensures things run smoothly at all times

    Key Responsibilities

    • Strong people management skills with demonstrated ability in creating a diverse, fun and outcome focused culture
    • Experience in setting stretch KPI’s ensuring that production targets are met
    • Excellent organisational skills overseeing the day to day planning, as well as project management, within a logistically busy and diverse environment with large scale daily stock movements
    • An understanding and appreciation of business requirements, including reporting and business growth
    • Confidence with technology ensuring it drives innovation and efficiency throughout the business
    • Extensive budget management experience across complex operations
    • Clear understanding of environmental, legislative and other factors impacting feedlots and strategies to mitigate this risk drive compliance and drive productivity
    • Effective management of all efficient procurement activity across out feedlot operations

    The official stuff – Experiences and qualifications

    • Outstanding leadership and people management skills
    • Extensive Australian feedlot experience within a large scale operation
    • Be flexible in your approach (aka not afraid of change) - but understand that process and structure are important
    • Ability to manage and maximise a diverse and inclusive team
    • Believe work can (and should) be fun!
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills – this role is the key link between senior management and our feedlot operations

    Applications and Enquiries 

    To apply to this or any other roles, please click on the ‘Apply for this position” button below.

    http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=AACO&cws=1&rid=918

  • PEN CLEANER/ LOADER OPERATOR

    posted 09-Aug-2018

    Jalna Feedlot

    Jalna Feedlot is a diversified farming operation which includes a feedlot of up to 10,000 hd producing premium grain-fed beef for domestic and export markets, cropping and sheep.

    We are currently looking for a Pen cleaner/loader operator for our beef feedlot located 30min from Geelong.

    Applicants must be reliable, honest and hardworking, able to work in a team environment, must be able to take directions and use their own abilities to problem solve and undertake tasks on their own if the need arose.

    As a Pen cleaner/ loader operator your primary role includes but is not limited to:

    • Operating machines including front end loaders, bobcats, dump trucks and telehandlers.
    • maintaining pens, tracks and driveways.
    • Screening of manure
    • Loading of trucks
    • General feedlot duties, welding skills would be advantageous although not a necessity.
    • Regular maintenance of machines.

    The successful applicant will also be required to fit into our hours of work, which will vary during the week, with a 7am start and generally finish by 5pm with breaks during the day.

    The successful applicant will also have opportunities for weekend rostered work.

    Previous experience with loaders, bobcats or telehandlers is essential.

    IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE FOR THE RIGHT APPLICANT.

    All applications to be emailed to, 

    The Manager
    Jalna Feedlot
    feedlot@rmgillettandco.com



     

  • TRACTOR DRIVER/ FEEDER

    posted 09-Aug-2018

    Jalna Feedlot

    Jalna Feedlot is a diversified farming operation which includes a feedlot of up to 10,000 hd producing premium grain-fed beef for domestic and export markets, cropping and sheep.

    We are currently looking for a feeder for our beef feedlot located 30min from Geelong.

    Applicants must be reliable, honest and hardworking, able to work in a team environment, must be able to take directions and use their own abilities to problem solve and undertake tasks on their own if the need arose.

    As a Feed Truck Operator your primary role includes but is not limited to:
    • Preparation, allocation and deliver feed in an accurate and timely manner, using a tractor driven mixing wagon.
    • Commodity receiving, storage and processing
    • Data entry
    • General feedlot duties
    • Help cleaning of water and feed troughs on a weekly basis
    • Regular maintenance of machines

    Hours of work will vary during the week, with a 7am start and generally finish by 5pm with breaks during the day.

    The successful applicant will also be required to fit into our current roster and must be available to work every second weekend.

    Previous experience with tractors, loaders and telehandlers would be beneficial.

    All applications to be emailed to,
    The Manager
    Jalna Feedlot

    feedlot@rmgillettandco.com

  • AGRIBUSINESS INNOVATION OFFICER

    posted 01-Aug-2018

    Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings

    • Collaborative landmark project for beef & cattleindustry   
    • Partner with industry experts, leaders and world class technology provider
    • Initial max term contract up to 2 years 

    About us 

    Australian Cattle and Beef Holdings (ACBH), as part of the Australian Country Choice (ACC) group, proudly produce and supply the highest quality beef products to the local and export markets. We employ over 1300 Queenslanders and together our diverse operation processes 300000 head of cattle across 5 million acres of large-scale breeding, backgrounding, feed lotting properties, through to our state of the art meat processing and packaging facility.

    As one of the world’s largest, vertically integrated beef supply chains we’re a progressive corporate pastoral operation who continue to grow, develop and innovate. We are committed to the safety of our people,the welfare of our animals and ongoing investment and development in our infrastructure, our technology and our people.

    This commitment has resulted in an exciting industry partnership between Meat Livestock Australia (MLA), Hitachi Consulting Australia and ACBH. This landmark, 2 year collaborative project will develop and deliver data management and analytics solutions using process intelligence to define processes, technologies and metrics to improve profitability, productivity and ensure optimal running of meat and livestock value chains at best practice levels.

    About the Role

    Reporting directly to ACBH’s Chief Executive Officer, the Innovation Officer will build our expertise and resources to enhance digital capability, by providing advanced analytics to gain new insights as well as:

    • Evaluate the feasibility and commercial options of data capture, management andanalytics
    • Develop data management and analytics solution using ProcessIntelligence
    • Accurately measure, collect and analyse data to support business improvements and profitability across breeding, backgrounding, feed lotting andprocessing
    • Oversee and manage the collaborative Hitachi-MLA project initiatives undertaken across the value chains.
    • Generate new insights, drive continuous improvement and agribusiness profitability through identification and utilisation of digital opportunities, advanced data analytics, investigations and implementation of innovationinitiatives.
    • Support and develop utilisation of feedback systems and associated extension materials to improve on farm decision making
    • Proactively explore innovation and developmentopportunities

    The role will be Brisbane based, at both ACBH’s Cannon Hill Head office and Hitachi Consulting’s Brisbane Airport Precinct office which include free parking! Regular travel to and short term stays on our breeding and backgrounding properties throughout Queensland will be required.

    About you 

    Along with 3-5 years demonstrated post graduate experience working on farm within the Agricultural/Livestock production sector and the flexibility to travel frequently, the ideal candidate will require: 

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Tertiary qualification in Agriculture, Rural Production, Ag.Economics, Agribusiness or related discipline
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and experience
    • Understanding of data capture, data management and analytical tools (eg“R”)
    • Advanced Microsoft Suite capability
    • High degree of commercial and business acumen
    • High degree of verbal and numerical literacy
    • Ability to effectively manage projects, plan and organise activities
    • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective liaison, negotiation and influence
    • Strong degree of self-management and the ability to work autonomously to drive outcomes and results

    This role is perfect for a self-motivated, innovative, technologically savvy, agribusiness professional wanting to build their on-farm knowledge in a highly challenging role. You’ll thrive working autonomously and under pressure, alongside Australian beef and cattle industry experts and a globally recognised technology provider. Ongoing support, professional development, career opportunities and an attractive salary is on offer for the right candidate.

    Apply now by emailing your application and resume, which confirms you hold a valid manual driver’s licence and outlines your ability to demonstrate the required criteria above to recruitment@acbh.net.au

     

     

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