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MILL FOREPERSON (JBS Caroona Feedlot, the Liverpool Plains NSW)

JBS Australia’s Northern Division operates five strategically-placed processing facilities as well as five feedlots across Queensland and New South Wales, with access to an extensive network of quality cattle.  Our network provides the ability to meet the specific demands of various market segments with an extensive range of grain-fed and pasture-fed products.

About the Role:

JBS Australia’s Caroona Feedlot is a 24,000 head capacity feedlot situated on the Liverpool Plains, 35km west of Quirindi, North West NSW, and currently in the process of building and integrating a brand new, state of the art steam flaking mill and feeding system. Caroona Feedlot is looking for a passionate and experienced individual to join the team as Mill foreperson. The foreperson position is 2IC of the Mill section and is responsible for smooth milling and feeding operations. Working with the supervisor, responsibilities include logistics and inventory control of commodities, overseeing best practice in bunk management and feed delivery, feed mill operations and supervision of a dedicated team that operate 7 days a week. This role has a flexible start date, salary-based & will work a 5/2 roster.


  • Supervise, co-ordinate, and train team members in day-to-day grain milling and cattle feeding activities.

  • Responsible for upholding all JBS Australia policies including: WHS, QA, Animal Welfare & Environmental obligations.

  • Actively participate in and support the integration of the state of the art steam flaking mill

  • Ownership of feed allocation, ration mixing, and feed delivery

  • Handling production data and generating reports

  • Uphold and enforce high standards of feed bunk, plant, and mill hygiene

  • Ownership of asset management (including pre-start maintenance checklists and shut downs)

  • Inventory management of dry commodities

  • Multitasking with a focus on continuous improvement.


  • Proven leadership skills, team building, and supervisory capabilities.

  • Professional communication, presentation, and customer service skills

  • Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task

  • High attention to detail and technology-oriented

  • Experience in an intensive cattle production environment, including understanding of cattle health, well-being and performance drivers

  • Commitment to safety and quality culture.

  • Tertiary qualifications (preferred)

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