Butcher – Leading Hand

Your Employer
Connecting industry-leading suppliers with the New South Wales market for over 40 years, our client is a family-owned premium Grocer specialising in fresh, local ingredients and artisanal products. Boasting high staff-retention, and a highly diverse culture, they continue to push the boundaries of your typical Grocer.  
  
With strong ties to local farmers, they pride themselves on their diverse range of specialty products, and high-standard of customer service. To support the ongoing growth of their award-winning business, a skilled Butcher is required to drive the unique service offering they have become known for.

The Role
Joining a well-established team of Butchers, this role will have the opportunity to work with quality meat products and contribute to the creation of pre-prepared meals their customers have come to love. Whilst applicants with previous leadership/supervisory experience are highly desirable, graduates and final year apprentices are also encouraged to apply!

Reporting to the Head Butcher, your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting the Butcher Department with the preparation and packing of quality meat products, ensuring all food handling and safety standards are adhered to.
  • Promoting a safe work environment and contributing to ongoing development of best practices, waste mitigation, and safety procedures.
  • Providing high-quality customer service, promptly responding to all orders and enquiries.
  • Ensuring prompt and clear communication between team members and other department managers when needed.
  • Maintaining accurate documentation and paperwork of activities undertaken.

For a detailed list of responsibilities, a position description may be provided upon request.

About You
Safety-focused with a passion for local produce, our ideal candidate will be a strong team-player who will go above and beyond to support the wider business.

To be considered for the role, you must be able to address the following criteria:

  • Previous retail butcher experience or similar industry
  • Excellent customer-service and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring all food safety standards are adhered to
  • Friendly, approachable, and able to work with a culturally-diverse team
  • Relevant trade qualifications in Retail Butchery or Meat Processing
  • Open Driver’s licence and reliable transport (essential)

The Benefits:

  • Treat yourself to a selection of premium brands with staff discount benefits
  • Continuous training and career development opportunities
  • Use your industry-knowledge to contribute to workflow developments
  • Free on-site parking

Choose Agri Talent
Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian agribusiness. Our extensive digital network connects quality candidates to diverse and exciting roles with respected clients across Australia’s agriculture sector.

For more information, please contact Ben Frazer, Recruitment Consultant, Agri Talent on 0439 093 516. 

Maintenance Engineer

Your Employer
Combining family values, sustainable farming, and innovative technology, our client has proved themselves a pioneer in large-scale ethical egg production. Family-owned and operated for over 70 years, their ongoing diversification now includes Composting, Cropping, Cattle, Sheep, and Feed Mill operations, strengthening their position in the global food chain.

With a keen emphasis on quality control and employee development, they are committed to fostering a supportive environment where individuals can flourish and make meaningful contributions to the continued success. Located in Queensland’s stunning Darling Downs, a Maintenance Engineer is required to join their Felton-based Egg Grading facility.

The Role
Ensuring high-quality maintenance across their facility, the Maintenance Engineer will pay a pivotal role in the continuous development of asset and equipment maintenance standards and practices. Focussing on developing strategies to enhance production workflow and minimise downtime, this role will work closely with a team of 13 maintenance personnel.
  
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Identifying areas of improvement to develop/implement strategies to enhance equipment reliability and production workflow.
  • Programming and configuring PLCs to control the operation of grading and packing machinery.
  • Supporting the maintenance and production teams to address equipment issues, conduct safety inspections and risk assessments, and providing training where required.
  • Managing spare parts inventory and maintaining accurate records of maintenance activities.
  • Conducting regular inspections, troubleshooting, and performing preventative/breakdown maintenance on grading machinery and associated equipment which include:
    • MOBA grading machine
    • Egg pulp and wash systems
    • Robotic packing machinery
    • Roller conveyor Systems
    • Printing machinery

For a detailed list of responsibilities, a position description may be provided upon request.

About You
Mechanically minded and teamwork-oriented, our ideal candidate will have proven experience conducting maintenance on complex production machinery. They will be hands-on and able to work according to operational demands. Whilst previous experience working on MOBA egg grading machinery is desirable, demonstrated ability to learn new systems will be highly considered.

To be considered for the role, you must be able to address the following criteria:

  • Relevant trade qualification and/or 5+ years’ relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and HMI interfaces.
  • Experience developing and implementing preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across documentation, training material, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Full Australian working rights (Essential)

For biosecurity concerns, the successful applicant must not have any birds, pigs, or poultry at their place of residence.

The Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work with specialise machinery for a leading Australian agribusiness
  • Ability to take ownership of future development
  • Highly supportive team with strong career development opportunities
  • Short distance from Toowoomba, QLD

Choose Agri Talent
Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian agribusiness. Our extensive digital network connects quality candidates to diverse and exciting roles with respected clients across Australia’s agriculture sector.

For more information, please contact Ben Frazer, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Agri Talent on 0439 093 516.