Feedmill Operator

Millmerran QLD 4357

Job details

Job Type
Shift and Schedule
Monday to Friday

Our Mission – To produce affordable and quality eggs from well-cared-for hens in a socially responsible way, utilizing the collective strength of a skilled, purpose-driven and innovative team.

Our Values – Responsibility ~ Integrity ~ Generosity ~ Humility ~ Trust = Loyalty

  • Have you had experience with Feed mill equipment installation and repairs?
  • Award Bonus for successful candidate
  • Further training for the right candidate

About us

DA Hall Group is a privately-owned agribusiness that operates one of the largest poultry farms in Australia.

We employ over 350 people across our farming operations based at Millmerran, an hour west of Toowoomba in Queensland. Our operations are vertically integrated, covering the entire supply chain from chick rearing, grain production, stock feed milling, egg grading and poultry production. Our layer systems include Cage, Cage-free, Free Range and Organic. We have in-house service teams which coordinate bird vaccination, bird relocation, veterinary and nutrition services.

We offer a variety of opportunities for personal and professional development, career advancement and/or future permanent employment for the right individual who demonstrates a willingness to learn and a commitment to our business values.

About the Role 

DA Hall Group Stock feed Milling Division supplies the company’s total poultry feed requirements. Production at the mill has grown to over 2000 tones per week of finished feed, with all feed distributed by a fleet of company trucks.

Working Monday through Friday inclusive (average 38 to 45 hours per week), you would be required to assist with all areas of the mill operations, including receive commodities, schedule feed production and deliveries, control stock levels, weigh trucks, and test grain.

On successful completion of probation and a consistently demonstrated positive work ethic will result in an additional Award Bonus and additional training to increase employee value within the Division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate the feed mill in accordance with established work practices;
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Feed mill equipment, building and surrounds;
  • Safely and competently operate a forklift;
  • Safely and efficiently assist with the receival of commodities into the mill;
  • Ensure safe and efficient delivery of feed to farm sites, in accordance with established schedules and work practices;
  • Control stock levels, monitoring and advising when levels may be low;
  • Weigh trucks through the weighbridge as and when required;
  • Test grain in accordance with established work practices;
  • Drive feed body trucks (on site only, truck license is not required);
  • Prepare and bag product as required.

Are you not local to this job?

Should you not be local and you are successful in securing this role, you may be able to get financial assistance to help cover the costs of your move.

About You

You will:

  • Possess a valid License to Operate a Forklift Truck with sufficient operational experience;
  • Be very physically fit, and able to perform a variety of physical tasks including heavy lifting, stooping, reaching, climbing ladders and being comfortable with heights, and pushing or pulling;
  • Have the ability to work with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced and sometimes time-pressured environment, performing tasks with a high degree of care and attention to detail;
  • Have a “can do” attitude by working cooperatively and efficiently to meet daily requirements;
  • Be accountable for the work completed;
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills;
  • Possess basic computer skills; with a mechanical aptitude being an advantage but not essential.

What else do I need?

  • A passion for Agriculture and a genuine interest in working in a rural area;
  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills;
  • Our job sites demand strict adherence to bio-security and safety protocols. No jewelry may be worn on the job site except for medical ID jewelry.
  • The ability to work in dirty or dusty environments, or work outside in all types of weather.

Please note – Candidates must be willing to adhere to strict bio-security requirements, which include not keeping live birds, chickens or pigs at home. You must be willing to sign our bio-security agreement to avoid contact with any avian species (birds, chickens, ducks, turkeys, etc.).

  • A highly varied role
  • 25% Staff Discount

Important Note

Dear job seekers,
If you want to secure your desired job, it’s crucial to have a favorable assessment of your skills. This report can be a potent tool that distinguishes you from other candidates and gives you a competitive advantage in the job market.

Nowadays, many companies prefer candidates with a proven track record of performance, as reflected in their skill evaluation report. By highlighting your competencies and strengths in this report, you can demonstrate your potential to be an invaluable asset to any organization.
Whether you’re seeking a new job or aiming to advance in your current profession, dedicating time and effort to improving your skills and acquiring a positive skill evaluation report can yield significant benefits. Therefore, make sure to avail yourself of every opportunity to showcase your abilities and expertise, and don’t shy away from seeking feedback and constructive criticism to enhance your performance.
Keep in mind that a favorable skill evaluation report can make a significant difference in obtaining your desired job, so don’t undervalue its importance. Continue to work diligently, maintain your focus and positivity, and you’ll be well on your way to achieving your objectives.
We wish you the best of luck in your job search!

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