Sheep Feedlot Foreman

Staff 360

Working Manager role with an established feedlot. Excellent package including a new house, vehicle and Salary

  • Expanding Sheep Feedlot Role
  • Excellent Package including House
  • Autonomous Role
Sheep Feedlot Foreman
North-west NSW


Our client is a farming business. They seek an experienced sheep feedlot foreman for a 12000 head sheep feedlot located 30km from Walgett, NSW
 
Duties will include:
  • Management of staff, rosters, machinery and maintenance scheduling
  • Management of stock, inputs and outputs, monitoring costs and managing risk
  • Monitoring of feed budgets and rationing as well as implementing methods to reduce feed wastage
  • Regular monitoring of live-weight gain and fat-scoring
  • Heat stress management
  • Plan, design and implementation of improvements to the running and layout of the feedlot
  • Manage construction and expansion projects to cater for business growth
  • Help to plan, organise and control key livestock activities, particularly lambing schedules, crutching, drenching and vaccinations
  • Establishing the basic requirements for due diligence record keeping 
  • Contributing to the farm budget plans and forward financial planning 
  • Delivery of actual performance against budget 
 
Your essential functions will include: 
  • Work closely with the owner
  • Planning and Implementing feed budgeting programs
  • Planning and implementing high yielding lambing programs
  • Ensuring animal health and welfare
  • Overseeing transportation and logistics
 
You will have the following skills and experience: 
  • A minimum of 5 years managerial experience in sheep breeding and finishing and/or sheep feedlots
  • Experience in sheep feedlot budgets and feed induction
  • Physical endurance
  • Attention to detail and ability to use initiative when required
 
This role is physically demanding, you will be required to be physically fit and in good health. An attractive remuneration package reflective of experience will be on offer to the successful candidate inclusive of a work vehicle and Family accommodation.  There is also potential work for a partner if required.

To apply for this position please click the 'apply now' option below and send through a current resume with work related references. For further information please contact Peter or Edward at  Staff 360 on +61 7 3720 8504 or email admin@staff360.com.au 

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