FEEDMILL HAND (Goonoo Feedlot, Comet QLD)
We are seeking a motivated Feedmill Hand with previous experience in a similar role to join our team. A desire to practice their skills and actively develop their career within AACo. Your role will be varied and your work highly valued. Reporting to the Feedmill Manager, you’ll be a proactive and positive member of the AACo team, who has a passion for cattle, working outdoors and giving your best efforts every day.
You will perform day to day Feedmill and lick block related operations ranging from grain handling and storage, preparation and delivery of feedstuffs.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities
General Feedmill Duties
Carryout receival, handling and storage of commodities
Carryout preparation of feedstuffs
Operation of mills, harvestore, tempering system and in-loading when required
Operation of loader for loading feed truck
Maintain all mill areas in a clean and hygienic state.
Carryout feeding of livestock in accordance with Mill procedures on Mixing of feed in feed truck
Feeding out of ration
Assist in the maintenance of all mill machinery
Carryout general feedlot maintenance as directed
Maintain a clean hygienic working environment
Complete all required mill documentation
Identify and report any existing or potential faults and quality problems
General Feedlot Duties
Carry out all general cleaning and maintenance duties at the Feedmill, lick block and surrounding commodity storage areas.
Maintaining accurate records of commodities and feedstuffs.
Prestart check list to be completed daily on all machinery
Inventory control and stocktaking of commodities.
Keep areas clean and tidy, removing rubbish and disposing of all waste
Maintain compliance with WHS, HR, QA and Environmental standards
Machinery Operation and Maintenance
Operate loaders, tractors, bobcats and other heavy machinery to clean pens, move commodities, loading of trucks.
Assist with vehicle and all facility maintenance as required
Skills & Attributes
Current Drivers Licence (Heavy vehicle licence where applicable)
Knowledge of intensive livestock production systems
Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to organise/prioritise tasks and meet deadlines, whilst working under pressure
Mature and rational approach to problem solving
Flexibility - able to meet changing requirements
Initiative - ability to take quick action when required and actively pursue opportunities to make further contributions
Teamwork - ability to work with other people towards a common goal, establish effective collaborative relationships with other people in the business
Knowledge of and licences (tickets) where necessary for Mill vehicle operation
A willingness to use a computer
Knowledge of Quality Assurance Programs
Knowledge of grain and commodity specifications
General machinery maintenance skills
Mill operation and maintenance
If career development is on your agenda, please apply. Accommodation is provided.
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