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Head Miller

Agricultural Appointments

NSW

23 October 2021

Enfield NSW

Contact Person

Dr. Ray Johnson

Client
Our client is one of Australia's largest and longest established manufacturers of high-quality processed animal feed products, providing compound feeds, concentrates and nutritional services for commercially farmed animals from sites throughout Australia and New Zealand. Due to continued expansion the feed milling operation requires a Head Miller. This is a senior role within the operation and reports directly to the Feed Mill Manager.

Role
The primary purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day leadership to the operations team, ensure a safe workplace, consistent and compliant product quality, and the efficient and timely manufacture of a range of feed products. This position provides an environment that encourages continuous improvement in employees, business

Key responsibilities
• Be a role model for the department, both in performance & behaviour
• Create an environment that encourages personal growth and development opportunities
• Supervise performance of the team whilst maintaining individual accountability and ownership
• Co-ordinate operations team rosters and training
• Liaise with the Production Scheduler to ensuring that production requirements are met efficiently
• Ensuring that all production documentation has been accurately completed
• Liaising with the Maintenance Planner to prioritise corrective and preventive maintenance
• Ensuring that all areas of the plant are maintained in a clean, tidy and secure manner
• Monitoring and reconciliation of production KPI’s
• Troubleshoot complex production situations to improve efficiency / quality
• Contribute to the process of continuous improvement to improve safety and mill performance
Requirements
• Prior experience in feed milling technology is essential (pelleting production)
• A background in engineering would be valuable but is not essential
• Fixed plant operation including process manufacturing knowledge
• Sound understanding of quality control
• Supervision skills and experience, this role has 10 direct reports
• Working knowledge of managing workplace health & safety risks
• Able to provide insight and quickly identify a way forward when presented with issues
• Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements
Remuneration and Location
The role is located at Enfield in Sydney. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated to attract the right candidate to this crucial role within the business.

To Apply
Please apply online on our website at www.agri.com.au or on Seek. Please contact me for a confidential discussion if required, Dr. Ray Johnson, Senior Agribusiness Consultant and Managing Director, Agricultural Appointments, on ray@agri.com.au or mobile 0419012841.

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Technical Sales Manager

Agricultural Appointments

VIC/NSW/QLD

23 October 2021

East Coast of Australia

Contact Person

Dr. Ray Johnson

Client
Our client is a major global animal health company with a strong presence in the Australian poultry and livestock markets. This company has an extensive range of animal health products and operates in over 200 countries around the world. It is the "go-to" company in the animal health sector and has over six decades of innovating and nurturing relationships to become a global animal health leader. Rarely does an opportunity such as this come up to work for a global leader with outstanding career stability and future prospects.

Role
The Technical Sales Manager will maintain and expand relationships with a strategically designated list of customers and distributors across the Poultry / Feedmill and Premix industries of Australia. The role will be responsible for achieving sales budgets and strategic account objectives, with a strong focus on cultivating customer relationships, improving customer satisfaction, and building customer loyalty.

Responsibilities
• Delivery of the range of company products to distributors and producers/farmers
• Maintain direct contact with the major Broiler and Layer companies of Australia
• Supply and client management with a designated list of premix and feedmil distributors of Australia and New Zealand
Requirements
• Tertiary qualification in science, agriculture or similar field preferred
• Ideally you will have knowledge of animal nutrition
• Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years in the food animal health industry or associated industry
• Understanding of Intensive Animal Industries / rural sales business and channels of Australia
• Experience with Microsoft Office, and Apple software including Office 365
• Effective time management skills to prioritise and manage the customer base
• You can read, comprehend and assimilate into communication scientific and clinical data and grasp technical knowledge
• You are great at planning, organising and time management
• You have excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
• You enjoy working within a team

Remuneration and Location
Remuneration is negotiable depending on level of experience. The salary package will include a fully maintained company vehicle, phone and all required equipment. The really good news is that this role has a flexible location on the East Coast of Australia, you just have to be based within a reasonable travel time from a major city airport. So you could live in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane or any major regional hub in NSW, Victoria or Queensland.

To Apply
Please apply online on our website at www.agri.com.au or on Seek. Please contact me for a confidential discussion if required, Dr. Ray Johnson, Senior Agribusiness Consultant and Managing Director, Agricultural Appointments, on ray@agri.com.au or mobile 0419012841.

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Commodity Buyer

Laucke Mills Pty Ltd

South Australia

11 February 2021

Daveyston, South Australia

Contact Person

Michael Duldig

Laucke Mills are a manufacturer of quality stock and poultry feeds, located in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. Manufacturing an extensive range of feeds for both the domestic and commercial markets, we support an ever-growing demand across Australia.

About the position
We are currently seeking a full-time employee who will be responsible for the purchase of raw materials for the use in the manufacture of feed. Previous experience within purchasing, feed milling and the agriculture sector is desired. A competitive salary is on offer and will be negotiated commensurate with skills and experience.

Key responsibilities & competencies
You will be required to;
• Determine availability and obtain pricing of grains, raw materials, vitamins, minerals and other additives
• Negotiate and arrange grain and raw material contracts
• Maintain stock control and ensure delivery of ingredients to meet demand
• Investigate the availability and suitability of different ingredients to be used in the manufacture of feed
• Keep accurate records of purchasing data and use this information to predict future ingredient usage
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to develop positive relationships with suppliers
• Show initiative, solve problems and provide solutions where appropriate
• Have excellent organisational skills and the flexibility to respond to changing priorities
• Demonstrate advanced skills in Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Outlook and Word

If you believe you have the skills, knowledge and experience for a new challenge and would like to be a part of the team at Laucke Mills, you are encouraged to apply.

Please email your cover letter and resume to ellaarnold@lauckemills.com.au.
If you have any enquiries, please contact Michael Duldig on 0400 225 545.
Applications close COB 2nd March 2021.
Please note, Laucke Mills reserve the right to fill this position prior to the closing date.

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Production Manager

Rivalea

NSW

15/01/2021

Corowa

Contact Person

Andrew Philpotts

STOCKFEED MILLING - PRODUCTION MANAGER
• Join one of Australia's most successful Agri-Food Businesses
• Access an attractive remuneration package & excellent workplace conditions

About Rivalea
We are one of Australia's leading integrated Agri-food companies, with substantial assets in Stockfeed Milling, Farming and Meat Processing. More than 1,100 people are employed across the business in a diverse range of roles. With sites in regional and metropolitan locations, we provide premium stockfeed products to internal and external clients and meat products to local, national and export markets.

About the Role
An opportunity exists for a key management role within the Stockfeed Milling division of Rivalea at the Corowa Stockfeeds sites. Rivalea’s main stockfeed mill is a large, 24-hour operation producing feed for its’ integrated company farms as well external farming customers. This full-time position is responsible for all aspects of the planning, production and distribution of stock feed.

Key Responsibilities
• Oversee all aspects of the production process to optimise safety, efficiency, cost and quality.
• Lead and manage the production team.
• Demonstrated experience or skills in production planning and logistics/freight.
• Ensure ongoing compliance with Safety, training and regulatory requirements.
• Ensure active inventory controls are implemented
• Liaise and communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.
• Active involvement in Quality Control and ensure processes are compliant with FeedSafe and HACCP.

Skills & Experience
• Demonstrated ability to plan and interpret data.
• Working knowledge and understanding of the principles of stockfeed production.
• High level communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to positively influence the behaviour of others.
• Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
• Advanced computer skills.
• Good working knowledge of logistics and distribution systems
• Understanding of process control and automated production systems.

Our recruitment process includes referee checks, a medical and national police check.

Our Privacy Statement can be viewed at www.rivalea.com.au

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Shift Team Leader

Mauri

WA

23 November 2020

Bentley WA

Contact Person

Nicole Tassone

Mauri is one of Australia's largest and longest established manufacturers of high-quality processed animal feed products, providing compound feeds, concentrates and nutritional services for commercially farmed animals from sites throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About the Role
A newly created opportunity is currently available in our Weston Animal Nutrition site at Bentley for a Shift Team Leader to join our team in a 2 year Fixed-Term contract.

Your key responsibilities will be to provide supervision to the operations team, ensure a safe workplace, consistent and compliant product quality, efficient and timely manufacture of products. You will be responsible for the compliance of the team to policy, procedures, and work instructions.
This opportunity will suit an individual who enjoys a multi skilled role which includes both hands-on operations and supervision to provides instruction to the operations team.
We enable our employees to always succeed and exceed in what they do. The experience and skillsets listed below are desirable attributes to your application at MAURI. However, we are always on the search for ambitious, career-driven, and dedicated team members who are looking to create a positive and lasting impact.

To be successful in this role you will possess:
• A safety-first mindset
• Ability to work a seven day rotating day/night shift roster
• Experience in feed manufacturing, ingredient preparation and processing machinery would be advantageous but not essential.
• Supervision skills to provide clear instruction to the operations team.
• An understanding of product specifications and quality control.
• A collaborative work ethic especially when communicating with the other Shift Team Leaders to ensure a smooth shift hand over.
• Effective fault finding and reporting skills.
• Skills to accurately produce products utilizing a program system in accordance with standard system operating procedures.
• Good computer literacy and accurate record keeping skills.
• A flexible approach with a positive attitude.
• A strong attention to detail and a keen ability to learn a new skill.

About You
The ideal candidates will have proven experience working in a similar capacity; exposure to fixed plant operations including process manufacturing knowledge and proven people supervision skills.
You will also have effective communication and relationship skills to interact with all parts of the business on a frequent basis to deliver business outcomes, sound quality and safety knowledge and a forklift licence. Advanced Feed Milling qualifications will be highly regarded but not essential.
Our aim is to ensure our people can hit the ground running – so we provide company and site-specific induction with a focus on understanding GWF's business, culture, values and behaviours as well as our number one priority – safety.

We are a business that promotes diversity. You will join a great; friendly team, and be given an attractive and competitive remuneration package. We are passionate about our brand and live by our values, Accountability, Ambition and Collaboration. If this opportunity sounds like your ideal role, we would love to hear from you.

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Site Nutritionist

Mauri

WA

20 November 2020

Bentley

Contact Person

Nicole Tassone

Mauri is one of Australia's largest and longest established manufacturers of high-quality processed animal feed products, providing compound feeds, concentrates and nutritional services for commercially farmed animals from sites throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About the Role
We are currently seeking a Site Nutritionist to manage our monogastric formulations and quality at our Bentley site in Perth. Your role will act as the technical interface between multiple stakeholders in WA, so ideally you will have exceptional relationship building and communication. In addition, the Nutritionist be delivering nutritional advice to existing and new clients and monitoring production processes of materials, you will also ensure the quality of the systems and regulatory requirements are adhered to.
You will enjoy being an integral part of the technical and commercial team that interfaces with operations, finance and procurement.

Key responsibilities include:
• Managing and maintaining all commercial nutritional aspects of the Animal Nutrition sites and assist with toll mill manufacturing where required. It will provide commercial nutritional advice to clients and potential clients on diets manufactured by Animal Nutrition.
• Monitoring raw materials, production processes and product outputs to ensure adherence to quality systems and regulatory requirements.
• Assist to identify and enhance profit opportunities through procurement, manufacturing, commercial nutrition, and administration operations in animal feeds.

About You
The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in a similar capacity, well developed relationship management skills, exceptional communication skills and a strong safety mindset.
You will also demonstrate the following essential attributes:
• Science Degree in agricultural discipline with an animal nutrition component.
• Experience in monogastric nutrition
• Knowledge in production within monogastric agricultural sectors
• Australian commodity market understanding
• Interest in investigating and diagnosing quality and control challenges

Our aim is to ensure our people can hit the ground running – so we provide company and site specific induction with a focus on understanding GWF's business, culture, values and behaviors as well as our number one priority – safety.

About the Benefits
We are a business that promotes diversity and promotes within. You will join a great team that is highly authentic and be given an attractive and competitive remuneration package.
Best of all it’s a great place to work, where you can bring your authentic self and develop a genuine long-term career!

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Head Miller

Mauri

WA

17 November 2020

Bentley

Contact Person

Nicole Tassone

Mauri is one of Australia's largest and longest established manufacturers of high-quality processed animal feed products, providing compound feeds, concentrates and nutritional services for commercially farmed animals from sites throughout Australia and New Zealand.

About the Role
A great opportunity is available for a Head Miller to join our team in Bentley on a 2 year Fixed-Term Contract.

The purpose of this role is to provide day to day leadership to the operations team, ensure a safe workplace, consistent and compliant product quality, efficient and timely manufacture of products. Your role will be to ensure product performance to limit customer complaints and products adhere to HACCP and Feed Safe accreditation.
You will be someone who enjoys an environment that encourages continuous improvement in employees, business practices, performance and customer satisfaction and must ensure company policy, procedures and legal requirements are always adhered to.
As a key leadership role within the Bentley site; you will be a role model for the department, both in performance & behaviour and create an environment that encourages personal growth and development opportunities.

Additional responsibilities include:
• Production and maintenance schedule adherence
• Timely reporting and accurate record keeping
• GMP (good manufacturing practices) compliance
• Successful continuous improvement projects
• Monitor accuracy of raw material use
• Ensure accurate finished feed levels

About You
The ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar leadership capacity and has exposure to fixed plant operation including process manufacturing knowledge. You will have a sound exposure to quality and safety best practice methodologies and a demonstrated ability to mix professionally, communicate clearly and build effective relationships with key stakeholders across the business.
You will also have exceptional problem-solving skills to support the team when system issues arise, have the confidence to make quick decisions when required and forward thinking abilities to take actions proactively addressing problems on a regular basis.
Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements and an Advanced Feed Milling qualification is highly desirable.

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Operations/Production Manager

Hyfeed/PBA Feeds

QLD

Nov 16, 2020

Toowoomba

Contact Person

Peter McCleary (HRM Partners) - 0428 412 613

The Operations/Production Manager is responsible for the operations and management of production facilities to achieve planned production levels at optimum cost, while meeting or exceeding all quality and customer expectations.

As a result of increased activity, new additional production capability and an unexpected resignation, my client is now looking for another motivated, energetic leader to support and deliver ongoing business growth and production performance.

The role will be particularly attractive to candidates with excellent animal food production/processing experience and qualifications looking to lead and manage their own production/processing facility. The role is based in Toowoomba, Australia's second largest inland city (after Canberra), only 125 kms west of Brisbane.

You will be comfortable with the demands and challenges of manufacturing and/or animal food production and processing. You use technology to support your decision making, and you will be excellent at building client relationships and leading a production and logistics team to make things happen. Finally you will have interest and experience in production maintenance to ensure that downtime is minimised while production levels are maintained.

Key areas of responsibility will include:
- Mill operations
- OHS
- Leadership and management
- Preventative maintenance
- Financial performance

If you are genuinely seeking a role where you can use your excellent skills and experience in a great working environment, we would be keen to hear from you. Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is the opportunity that you have been looking for.

Contact Peter McCleary at HRM Partners on 0428 412 613 for further information.

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Branch Manager

Riverina (Australia) Pty Ltd

NSW

Nov 13, 2020

Warwick, Queensland

Contact Person

Sharon Moloney

Riverina Australia is a premier supplier of animal feed for the agriculture industry, and a leading exporter of grain and protein meals to South East Asia, the Pacific Rim and other export markets. Their commitment to supplying rural Australia with the highest quality products spans some 90 years. As a proud partner of Mitsubishi Corporation, they identify with the Three Corporate Principles as the foundation of their commitment to corporate social responsibility.

They now seek a Branch Manager for their Warwick branch, reporting to the General Manager, Feed Division. The Warwick branch has both dry feed and suspension supplement mills, servicing Southern Qld and Northern NSW. As Branch Manager you will lead the branch activities and provide leadership to a diverse group of people to ensure an efficient and motivated team, and operational, WHS&E and quality standards are maintained.

We are keen to hear from you if you possess the following:

- Strong business and financial management, sales and leadership skills, as well as first class customer relations
- A proven track record in operational efficiency and process improvement in a manufacturing environment, ideally food (human or animal) with experience in HACCP and/or FeedSafe
- Strong experience in production process control software and management of maintenance programs
- A solid understanding of safety and quality standards and good manufacturing practices
- Excellent attention to detail, and high level organisational, communication and leadership skills

This is a great career opportunity with a highly respected agribusiness with significant growth plans, in a great location, so to enquire please phone Sharon Moloney on 1300 380 701.