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Teys Australia is an innovative Australian food business with homegrown pride and global reach. Drawing on more than 70 years of experience in the beef industry, our team of over 4,500 focus their energy and expertise on delivering value to our communities, customers, and consumers.

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Job Description:

  • Teys Australia has an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Livestock Buyer to join the Livestock team covering the Central Queensland operations. 

  • This role will be primarily responsible for the purchasing of appropriate livestock for processing or feeding within the designated/appointed area. 

  • You will be a part of a collaborative and experienced Livestock team who are passionate and dedicated to sourcing the highest quality cattle across our sites.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Purchase necessary livestock for processing at the designated sites via both over the hooks and sale yard methods.

  • Liaise with the Livestock Manager and General Manager Livestock regarding appropriate sourcing of cattle, including trend activity and forecasting of supply availability.

  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with producers, agents, and the general community in the designated region.

  • Prepare and maintain appropriate and accurate records.

Job Requirements:

It is essential that you have the following experience/skills:

  • At least five (5) years of experience in cattle buying for export beef processing

  • Current driver’s license

  • Knowledge of and a solid reputation within the cattle producer community

  • Customer-first mindset.


  • Sound computer literacy skills

  • Direct sale yard exposure.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Annual bonus

  • Meat purchasing credit

  • Service and performance recognition awards

  • Wellbeing program

  • Salary packing - electronic devices, novated car leasing, superannuation

  • Injury/Illness salary continuance scheme

  • Range of corporate discounts including Bupa healthcare membership.

All within a stable, Australian-owned global food business that fosters a supportive culture of learning and development for all its people.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment within a growing business offering excellent career development and opportunities, we encourage you to APPLY today.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please phone Julie Allen on 07 3198 9196.

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