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  • General Feedlot Hand

    posted 15-Apr-2019

    Maydan Feedlot

    Maydan Feedlot is located approximately 200km west of Brisbane CBD. We are a short 30km West of Warwick QLD, population of approximately 12,000 and home to the most famous Rodeo & camp draft in the Nation.

    Maydan has capacity for 10,000 head of cattle and a reputation for its Japanese Wagyu feeding regime. However, the feedlot still has the ability to tailor rations to suit all markets and breeds. Having won ‘The Best Steak in the World Challenge’ more than once, gives you an indication of this!

    Each of our Team Members plays an important and valued role in achieving our goals here at Maydan. Team morale is high and results speak for themselves.

    We currently have an opportunity available for a reliable and self-motivated General Feedlot Hand to join our operation. Successful applicants will need to have previous feedlot experience in the follow areas:

    • Driving/operating the Feed truck on a rotational basis
    • Pen cleaning and pen pad maintenance
    • Cleaning and maintenance of feed bunks
    • Vehicle and heavy farm machinery operation including Rigid Tipper, Front End Loader, Skid Steer and Excavator
    • General upkeep, repairs and maintenance of the feedlot

    In addition, you will have a demonstrated passion for cattle feedlot operations, a strong commitment to the highest animal welfare standards and workplace health and safety practices, and the enthusiasm to learn more. A Heavy Rigid Drivers licence is essential.

    To apply, please email your current resume to:   hr@hancockagriculture.com.au stating the position you are applying for and quoting reference FB-MAY-GFH-2019

    Please note: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position. 

     

  • Welders

    posted 11-Apr-2019

    Lillyvale Feedlot

    Lillyvale Feedlot is looking for highly experienced Ag Technicians and Welders to join our highly motivated team. 

    Position Summary:

    Welders are required to work within the maintenance team, to ensure the farm is maintained in working order at all times, whilst undertaking all duties requested by the Farm or Feedlot Manager.

    Primary Duties for Welder include, but are not limited to:

    • Reading and following all plans.
    • Welding and construction of structural metal products.
    • Welding to high standards.
    • Repair a variety of machinery, and assets.
    • Comply with the companies work place health and safety policies and procedures
    • Reporting to Farm or Feedlot Manager

    Minimum package of $75,000 - $85,000 per annum.

    Applications should be emailed to the Operations Manager by close of business 11th May 2019.

     

    For further information please contact: Operations Manager

     
  • Ag Technicians

    posted 11-Apr-2019

    Lillyvale Feedlot

    Lillyvale Feedlot is looking for highly experienced Ag Technicians and Welders to join our highly motivated team.

    Position Summary:

    Ag Technicians are required to work within a team environment to ensure the animals welfare is maintained at all times whilst undertaking all duties as requested by the Farm or Feedlot Manager.
     

    Primary Duties for Ag Technicians include, but are not limited to:

    • Planning, creation and monitoring of all livestock feed rations, ensuring desired results.
    • Manage handling of all livestock to ensure all stock are handled in a professional and humane manner meeting the Australian Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals.
    • Manage animal health, including identification and treatment of parasites.
    • Carry out handling and treatment of livestock as outlined in the Animal Health Protocol and report serious conditions to Management/resident Veterinarian, this includes spraying for parasites and pests, and medicating animals as required using approved methods.
    • Comply with the companies work place health and safety policies and procedures
    • Completion of all necessary paper work regarding livestock entering, leaving or moving within the feedlot
    • Reporting to Farm or Feedlot Manager

    Minimum package of $75,000 - $85,000 per annum.

    Applications should be emailed to the Operations Manager by close of business 11th May 2019.

    For further information please contact: Operations Manager


  • Pen Riders

    posted 09-Apr-2019

    Roma Feedlot

    Roma Feedlot is a 4000 head capacity Feedlot, located near Roma Qld

    We are currently looking for several new team members, a livestock supervisor and Pen riders.

     

    Pen Riders

    Required Experience: Must have experience in cattle feedlot industry

    Duties: Pen riding. Cattle heath management, inductions, receivel and dispatch and must have experience with Stock ID cattle management software.

    The people we are looking for must have the ability to handle stock quietly and have a passion for feedlotting.

    Single staff accommodation is available on site

    Applications should include a cover letter and Resume including 3 phone references to the Manager Roma Feedlot E-Mail: admin@romafeedlot.com.au

    For further information regarding the above positions PH:0419156200

     

  • A Livestock Supervisor

    posted 09-Apr-2019

    Roma Feedlot

    Roma Feedlot is a 4000 head capacity Feedlot, located near Roma Qld.

    We are currently looking for several new team members, a livestock supervisor and Pen riders.

    Livestock Supervisor

    Required experience;

    • livestock staff supervision.
    • All aspects of cattle management, from receival to dispatch.
    • Ability to run an induction and hospital treatments as required.
    • Daily pen riding.
    • Responsibility will also include cleaning and maintenance of stock facilities.
    • Must be computer literate and have had extensive experience with Stock ID.
    The person we are looking for will have meticulous attention to detail and have a passion for feed lotting, the ability to handle stock in a quiet and calm manner.
     
    The successful applicant will need to provide a suitable horse and saddlery for the position which will be maintained by the feedlot.
    Single staff accommodation is available on site.
     

    Applications should include a cover letter and Resume including 3 phone references to the Manager Roma Feedlot E-Mail: admin@romafeedlot.com.au

    For further information regarding the above positions PH:0419156200

     

  • Stockperson

    posted 04-Apr-2019

    Charlton Feedlot - Teys Australia

    Charlton Feedlot is located near Charlton 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 vacancy for a Stockperson.

    The responsibilities of this position will include pen riding, diagnosisand treatment of sick cattle,pen movements, drafting and weighing of incoming and outgoing cattle, general stockhandling, record keeping and yard maintenance. Applicants should be competent horse riders, possess good cattle handling skills, be able to work in a team environment and have a genuine desire to work in the intensive beef industry. Applicants with their own horses and gear would be advantageous.

    Wages and conditions will be negotiated with the successful applicant, including full maintenance of up to three horses for the pen riding role.

    If this role would interest you please forward your written application including CV and at least two referees to: 

    The Manager Charlton Feedlot
    PO Box 201 Charlton, Vic, 3525
    Ph: (03) 5491 6266
    Fax: (03) 5491 6277

    Applications close Friday 26th April 2019

     

  • Livestock and Production Officer

    posted 25-Mar-2019

    AACO

    • The role: Livestock and Production Officer
    • Who you report to: Production Manager
    • Where you’ll live: Brisbane
    • Duration of Contract: 7 months (Ending January 2020)

    Why this role exists

    As the Livestock and Production Officer your role will be to assist with coordination of livestock transactions in a timely and accurate manner.You will have a critical role working in collaboration with Sales and the processing team to ensure we can meet the requirements of our customers.

    You will contribute to the success of AACo by providing ensuring out customers orders are able to be fulfilled by the accurate and diligent reporting and auctioning of requests from sales, in order to ensure out livestock are where they need to be and processed to fulfill our customer needs.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

    Ownership mentality: You own your space, and love the feeling of having accountability for a piece of work and how it contributes to our success as a Company 

    Team, team, team: You understand that success comes from a team working together to achieve outcomes, rather than individual brilliance

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

    Outstanding experience provider: You appreciate everyone you come into contact with and ensure their experience with you and the business is the best it can be, whether that be over the phone or in person

    Organised: It’s your middle name!

    Key Responsibilities
    • Schedule slaughter and production of all cattle supply in line with sales requirements and customer orders
    • Attend processing establishment and monitor livestock, slaughter and production to ensure required handling, procedures, specifications and orders are achieved
    • Work with Sales Team to ensure cattle are processed in accordance to seasonal sales trends and availability to maximise available profitability
    • Forecasting of cattle processing numbers in accordance to the forward selling contracts of the sales team in JDE to allow ATP selling process to occur and allow accurate estimations of cash flow forecasted within JDE for accounts and finance.
    • Work closely with finance team to monitor manufacturing accounting functions such as WO completion, carcass reconciliation and carton assignments on a daily basis and are completed and accountable at month/year end
    • Ad-hoc support for projects in processing and livestock team
    • Generation of all carcass feedback files for both externally supplied and internally transferred cattle. Creation of feedback, livestock pricing reports and RCTI’s and distribution to respected parties
    • Processing of all invoices associated with processing of cattle as well as those associated with the purchase of external carcass and following these through the associated approval routes for payment in a timely fashion

    The official stuff – qualification and experience

    • Excellent communication and customer service skills
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Previous experience using Microsoft suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Understanding and exposure to budgets, P&L, and other financial tools used to measure performance
    • Efficient and diligent – you value yours and everyone else’s time, and are obsessed with getting stuff done
    • You work to a deadline, and thrive under time and work pressures
    • Experience in juggling multiple priorities; it’s a busy station, with lots happening. Your ability to be flexible in completion of duties and tasks is imperative
    • Ability to prioritise tasks based on urgency and importance
    Behaviours you’re great at!
    • Ability to think beyond reflexive behaviours and use personal style dynamically to ensure the best outcome
    • A preference and skill for working collaboratively in team environments
    • A strong communicator who seeks to actively connect our property to the rest of the organisation
    • Focuses and personally cares about ensuring AACo is a great place to work
    • Recognises that they don’t always have all the answers
    • Focuses on strength, in themselves and others
    • Has an eye for detail
    • Strong in communication, presentation and stakeholder management ability
    • Creative, curious thinker who’s comfortable challenging the status quo

    If you wish to discuss this position in more detail, please contact AACO on 07 3368 4430 or 07 3368 4436. Your application including your resume should be sent to: HR@AACO.COM.AU

     

  • LIVESTOCK MANAGER

    posted 22-Mar-2019

    WAINUI FEEDLOT

    Founded in 1877, The North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO) is a leader in Australia’s cattle industry, operating 13 cattle stations across Qld and the NT and the Wainui Feedlot on QLD’s Darling Downs. Wainui is a 14,000ac property on the inner Darling Downs. The property operations encompass an 11,000ac farm, and an 18,000hd feedlot. The feedlot plays an integral role in NAPCO’s supply chain, and producing high quality cattle for domestic and export markets.

    As Livestock Manager you will report to the Wainui Feedlot Manager.

     

    This role will have responsibility for:  

    • Overseeing all aspects of cattle handling and observation from induction, feeding, health management, pen riding, movements & dispatch
    • Leading a team to ensure best livestock health, welfare and performance is achieved
    • Drafting to specification for different markets on a weekly basis
    • Setting and maintaining a high standard for quiet cattle handling at all times.
    • Ensuring accurate data & information capture, recording & reporting
    • Assisting with the scheduling of livestock placements
    To be successful in this position you will have:
    • Knowledge & experience in all aspects Feedlot Livestock Management
    • Leadership skills with an ability to foster and maintain positive working relationships
    • Competency with livestock data systems and technology
    • Sound administrative skills
    We would also be interested to hear from experienced Feedlot Stockmen looking to step up into leadership.
    The Wainui Feedlot and Farm is located on the Warrego Highway, between Toowoomba and Dalby.
    The position is available for an immediate start, some flexibility for notice periods, etc.

    Air-conditioned Accommodation Available.

    To apply please email your resume to egilliland@napco.com.au

     

  • Central QLD Regional Business Analyst

    posted 20-Mar-2019

    Aronui Feedlot - AACO

    • The role:Central QLD Regional Business Analyst
    • Who you report to: Regional Manager - Intensive
    • Where you’ll live:Aronui Feedlot

    Why this role exists  

    As the Central QLD Regional Business Analyst your role will be to provide real time and in-depth analysis of the Intensive business, and play a vital role in supporting the Regional Manager execute the goals of the Intensive business unit. 

    You will contribute to the success of AACo by providing livestock, financial and analytical support across the region to the Regional Manager and property managers across the business. You will be a numbers whiz, and able to provide assistance to managers during periods of budgeting, reforecasting and end of month reporting, in line with the Finance team’s deadlines and goals.

    Most of all though, you’ll be the right hand person to the Regional Manager of our Intensive Business. Whether that’s helping put together business proposals, travelling to provide assistance to other properties on behalf of the RM, or leading regional meetings and holding those accountable for actions, you’re critical in the success of the Intensive business unit and those within it.

    You’ll be passionate in your role, and demonstrate this through proactive seeking of tasks and innovative ways to improve processes across the property, while continuing to drive operational efficiency in your everyday work.

    Who You Are & What You’ll Do

    Ownership mentality: You own your space, and love the feeling of having accountability for a piece of work and how it contributes to our success as a Company 

    Team, team, team: You understand that success comes from a team working together to achieve outcomes, rather than individual brilliance

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

    Outstanding experience provider: You appreciate everyone you come into contact with and ensure their experience with you and the business is the best it can be, whether that be over the phone or in person

    Organised: It’s your middle name!

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders through the course of your role, in order to ensure efficient outcomes for the region
    • Assist the Regional Manager in the procurement of business proposals for the benefit of the Intensive Business
    • Provide analysis and reporting to Regional Manager regularly to ensure business unit goals and budget are on track
    • Attending meetings where required, maintaining detailed and accurate meeting minutes
    • Hold management team for region accountable to KPI’s or targets set
    • Actively be involved in regional meetings; establish meeting rhythms, take minutes, and ensure accountabilities are met
    • Ad-hoc support for projects both on the property and across the region
    • Coordinate customer visits throughout region where necessary, and attend these functions
    • Contribute to the positive culture of the region and your property by proactively seeking opportunities to improve, and constantly being on the lookout for

    The official stuff – qualification and experience

    • Excellent communication and customer service skill
    • High level of attention to detail
    • Previous experience using Microsoft suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Understanding and exposure to budgets, P&L, and other financial tools used to measure performance
    • Basic understanding of the principles of office management
    • Efficient and diligent – you value yours and everyone else’s time, and are obsessed with getting stuff done
    • You work to a deadline, and thrive under time and work pressures
    • Experience in juggling multiple priorities; it’s a busy station, with lots happening. Your ability to be flexible in completion of duties and tasks is imperative
    • Ability to prioritise tasks based on urgency and importance

    Behaviours you’re great at!

    • Ability to think beyond reflexive behaviours and use personal style dynamically to ensure the best outcome
    • A preference and skill for working collaboratively in team environments
    • A strong communicator who seeks to actively connect our property to the rest of the organisation
    • Focuses and personally cares about ensuring AACo is a great place to work
    • Is decisive and brave
    • Recognises that they don’t always have all the answers
    • Is customer obsessed
    • Focuses on strength, in themselves and others
    • Strong in communication, presentation and stakeholder management ability
    • Creative, curious thinker who’s comfortable challenging the status quo

    If you wish to discuss this position in more detail, please contact AACO on 07 3368 4430 or 07 3368 4436. Your application including your resume should be sent to: HR@AACO.COM.AU

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