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About Us

JBS Australia is the largest and most respected meat and food producer in Australia. We have a strong portfolio of leading and renowned beef, lamb, pork, salmon and value-added branded products, such as AMH, Swift, Primo, Murray Valley and Huon.

 

The JBS Beef City Feedlot is part of the integrated Beef City facility consisting of farming, feedlot and processing operations. The cattle are walked from the feedlot to the plant, minimising stress, carbon emissions and transportation costs while simultaneously improving eating quality. Ideally located in the prime grain and cattle producing region of the Darling Downs, 35km west of Toowoomba, the 26,500 head capacity feedlot has a strong reputation for producing high quality grain fed beef for key domestic and international customers, and employs approximately 50 team members.

 

About the Role

Our JBS Beef City Feedlot is currently recruiting an experienced Animal Health Foreperson to join our Animal Health team in a full-time capacity. Reporting to the Feedlot Livestock Supervisor, this role would best suit someone who has a genuine passion for the overall care and welfare of animals, and is ideal for anyone looking to develop and progress their career within an industry leading organisation.

 

Your key responsibilities will include:

·       Coordinating the Animal Health team in conjunction with the Livestock Supervisor

·       Overseeing the daily supervision of livestock handling including pen riding, low-stress livestock handling, hospital treatments, post-mortems and preparation of cattle ready for dispatch

·       Comprehensive diagnosis of animal health symptoms across all feeding types

·       Administration and accurate record keeping of animal health treatments in line with JBS treatment protocols

·       Inventory management including calibration, auditing and stocktaking

·       Ensuring team compliance with JBS Australia policies, including but not limited to: WHS, HR, QA, animal welfare & environmental obligations

 

About You

·       Previous livestock handling and/or feedlot experience

·       Previous experience managing and coordinating animal health and the associated performance of these teams advantageous

·       Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

·       Strong commitment and dedication to the welfare of livestock

·       Proficient computer and record keeping skills

·       Proven horsemanship skills

·       Excellent verbal communication skills

·       High levels of self-motivation

·       Strong planning capabilities

 

Why work for JBS Australia?

·       Certificate III in Feedlot Operations: nationally recognised qualification for eligible employees. Learn on the job, no cost to you!

·       Additional benefits and allowances for horse care + farrier services

·       Uniform & PPE provided

·       Retail discounts with national partners

·       Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private

·       Ongoing training and career development opportunities

 

Interested? APPLY NOW!

To apply for this job please visit careers.jbssa.com.au.