LEADING HAND (MOVEMENTS)
GRASSDALE FEEDLOT | DALBY
Mort & Co is a revolutionary agricultural company that supports many state-of-the-art facilities across its network that contribute to the vertical supply food chain for which we have grown from the ground up over 25 years in the agricultural industry. Mort & Co prides itself on an inclusive companywide culture, the highest stringent standards in animal welfare and being a true industry leader in agriculture. Grow with us, be part of our story.
Above award wages and competitive hourly rates
Until Position Filled
We are currently seeking a Leading Hand for our Movements Team at Grassdale, which employs 110 team members and is licensed for 70,000 SCUs, making it the largest feedlot in Australia.
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Ensure all operations are performed safely and in accordance with Mort & Co Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) procedures and regulatory requirements.
Ensure that the health and welfare of livestock is given priority and ensure livestock are handled in accordance with low stress livestock handling principles.
Organise daily work activities and resources for the Livestock team
Communicate instructions to the Livestock team and assist the team in achieving desired outcomes.
Supervise activities of the livestock team
Implement and enforce recommendations from veterinary and nutritional consultants
Identify performance issues and take corrective action as necessary
Assist in identifying staff training needs
Assist in staff roster formulation and implementation
Ensure facilities are kept clean and tidy
Maintain records as required by Administration in line with company policy ensuring data input is accurate
Advanced livestock logistics, welfare and handling skills.
High computer, numerical & literacy skills is required.
Excellent communication skills
Superior organisational skills
Accurate record keeping and data processing skills
Above award wages and competitive hourly rates.
Work in a dynamic environment with a high performing team and learn from experienced operational team on site.
An opportunity to be part of a workplace culture that fosters continuous improvement and innovation.
Company-owned accommodation in Dalby at competitive rental rates (subject to availability).
REF | MORT & CO | 20220412