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At NAPCo, we employ over 200 people across a portfolio of 13 stations located across Queensland and the Northern Territory, an award-winning Feedlot and Farm in the Darling Downs and a Corporate Office located in Brisbane CBD.

The Wainui Feedlot has an 18,000 head capacity, feed rations are mixed on-site using grain processed through our state-of-the-art feed mill. A 4,600 hectare dry-land and irrigated farming enterprise also operates on the property. Located between Dalby and Toowoomba, the Wainui Feedlot has a reputation for staff retention, tidiness and operational excellence.

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Competitive day rate


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Job Description:

  • We are looking for an Allocator/Mill Operator to join our growing team at our Wainui Feedlot | Permanent full-time position.

  • Reporting to the Feedlot Operations Manager, you will be joining our growing Wainui Feed team as an Allocator & Mill Operator. This role will support the feedlot operations in a variety of tasks relating to daily feed allocations promoting a high standard of animal nutrition, health and welfare.

  • You may find yourself in the office, out in the mill, operating machinery, driving the feed truck or reviewing performance data.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of the feed team working closely with the Livestock Manager and the Mill Supervisor

  • Operating machinery, feed batching & delivery, mill operations & general feedlot maintenance

  • Monitoring feed intakes and daily allocation of feed, analysing the information to make informed nutritional decisions

  • Coordination and preparation of commodities including, stocktake and logistics

  • Research development projects

Key to successfully delivering in this position is possessing an honest and hardworking attitude. As this role is varied in scope you may not have all the experience and qualifications at the time of application, NAPCo will provide training, so personality and willingness to learn are key traits to be successful in this position.

Job Requirements:

To be successful in this position you will be willing to obtain or have:

  • Practical common-sense approach

  • Analytical skills with an attitude for continuous improvement

  • Demonstrate leadership skills, embracing NAPCo culture

  • Business acumen with a high attention to detail

  • Ability to foster and maintain sound working relationships with key stakeholders at multiple levels

  • Good organisational skills and the ability to change priorities and meet deadlines

  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal

  • Experience with livestock behaviour, truck driving, machinery operations would be highly regarded but not essential

Job Benefits:

  • Permanent Full-Time position with competitive rates

  • A supportive, fun and energetic team environment!

  • Training and Development opportunities

Pre-employment requirements - Prior to commencement, all new employees are required to undertake an Australian National Police Check and are also required to be vaccinated against Q Fever (all associated costs covered by NAPCo).

Click "APPLY NOW" to submit your application. For a confidential conversation please call Samantha on 0429 399 630 or email


NAPCo is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces, promotes and values diversity and inclusion.

NAPCO | 20230821

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