SENIOR FARM HAND
Our mission is to feed families globally, through premium quality products, exceptional service, and sustainable practices.
Thomas Foods International (TFI) is first and foremost a family business. Established in 1988 by Chris Thomas, TFI grew from small beginnings to become one of Australia’s largest family-owned food businesses, and is now led by Darren Thomas. With teams in Australia, the US, China, Japan and Europe, the TFI brands and business partnerships grow, supply, and distribute premium meat and seafood all over the world.
Highly competitive Salary
Until Position Filled
With the progression of a team member, our Millicent farm has an opening for a Senior Farm Hand with strong mechanical knowledge to join a growing farming portfolio, just 25km north east of Millicent.
You will have proven knowledge of livestock and the ability to operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment. You will be working in a picturesque area of the lower south east of South Australia (commonly referred as the Limestone Coast).
The farm has stunning vistas and is only a short distance from numerous coastal towns.
About the property:
4000 Ha with 500 Ha of centre pivot irrigation
Running approximately 2500 Angus steers, 10,000 self-replacing Composite ewes plus young stock
High stocking rate, rotational grazing high input high output farm system
Own hay and silage production
Focusing on modern farming techniques short joining periods, early weaning systems
State of the art sheep and cattle handling facilities
Modern farming equipment
Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
Ensures farm machinery and equipment is serviced and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s requirements.
Operates farm machinery and equipment, including but not limited to tractors, lawn mowers, generators, tools and equipment.
Mechanical maintenance of pivot and pivot engines.
Assisting with livestock husbandry and moves using motorbike or vehicle.
Maintain farm infrastructure (including buildings, sheds, fences, gates, water tanks).
Current drivers licence - desirable MR or willingness to obtain
Highly competitive Salary, and negotiable based upon selection criteria
House and utilities included (on property)
Use of a vehicle
Progressive career opportunities
Employee rewards and benefits
If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you!
Applicants should present with a current resume with at least 2 contactable work related references. Enquiries can be sent to Kelly Nankivell at Kelly.Nankivell@thomasfoods.com
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