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Feed Mill Leading Hand (18756)

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Quirindi NSW
Salary: $24.00 - $27.00 per hour

Start Date:
ASAP

Who We Need

Our Client is one of the leading suppliers of quality cattle in NSW, supplying both domestic and international markets with high grade, grain fed cattle. Their property is located 15km west of Quirindi and 70km south of Tamworth in NSW. Our client is now offering the right Veteran, the opportunity to kick-start a career in agriculture and join their team as a Feed Mill Leading Hand. Our client is offering a competitive hourly rate of $24-$27 per hour for the right veteran. The successful veteran will work on a 10 day on, 4 day off roster and will ideally live in Quirindi.

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Feed Mill & Operations Manager, the Feed Mill Leading Hand is responsible for overseeing the feeding of cattle, conducting feedcall and ensuring the wellbeing of animals. The duties of this position centre around the feeding responsibilities and mill operations, to ensure the health and wellbeing of the 20,000 head of cattle on the property is maintained.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Feeding the cattle
• Cleaning and maintaining feed bunks to ensure animal health and wellbeing
• Accurate daily feed preparation
• Machinery operation and maintenance
• Weighing and testing of product in the mill
• Record management of weights, moisture and batching data
• Loading trucks for feed delivery

Skills/Experience:
• Experience working with livestock
• Experience with maintaining and operating machinery
• Feedlot industry experience (Preferred)
• Strong customer service and interaction skills
• Current Driver's Licence

Key Job Info

  • Join one of NSW’s leading cattle suppliers
  • Utilise military skills and experience
  • Great career progression opportunities
  • Start: ASAP
  • Apply Now

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