Kilcoy Global Foods

About Kilcoy Global Foods

Kilcoy Pastoral Company is currently undergoing a global expansion and is transitioning to Kilcoy Global Foods. Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate global food solutions enterprise, harnessing the unique strengths and experience of Kilcoy Pastoral Company to bring exceptional food experiences to customers all around the world. Our corporate office is located in the Birtinya Queensland with our production site, established in 1953, located in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland at Kilcoy.

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Recruitment Manager

Job No: KGF203
Location: Kilcoy, QLD


Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate company with a footprint spanning Australia, the United States and China. We partner with the world’s food industry to find new and better ways to source, prepare and serve delicious meat and seafood the world loves to eat.  We believe our winning culture stems from the quality of our people and the contribution they make to Kilcoy Global Foods every day.  We proudly acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our 1700+ employees who are committed to first-class standards, quality and safety.  Our Australian operation, located in Kilcoy, (one hour north-west of Brisbane) and the Sunshine Coast (Head Office) is the largest Grain Fed Beef Producer in Australia.

Our current manager is on maternity leave and we are seeking a proactive, organised and passionate team player to partner with the business and deliver on our current and future workforce needs. This role manages a small team and is responsible for facilitating the workforce planning activities of a growing, high performance workforce in a busy meat processing environment.  The role is based at our processing plant in Kilcoy.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support our internal customers to manage recruitment requests and ensure resourcing alignment with organisational goals, with a strong focus on relationship building
  • Design, develop, facilitate and continuously improve the end-to-end recruitment experience for a broad range of roles across production and support areas
  • Coach and support the workforce planning team, including overseeing the Working Holiday Visa recruitment program
  • Conduct regular talent database searches, and build and nurture proactive and passive talent pools
  • Facilitate and deliver the full range of workforce planning activities, including workforce needs analysis, job design, position description development, candidate sourcing,  phone screening, interviewing, group assessment days, reference checking and offer management
  • Track and report on key metrics to ensure workforce planning activities are delivered efficiently and effectively, and inform operational decision-making
  • Manage the e-recruitment system and its integration with other workforce management systems to ensure data integrity and compliant record keeping
  • Collaborate with the wider HR team to ensure seamless on-boarding and engaging employee experiences that retain new hires

Our ideal candidate?

  • Recruitment experience in a high performance growth organisation, supported by degree qualifications, preferably in HR or related discipline
  • High level interpersonal, communication, coaching, influencing, organisation, attention to detail and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of proactive sourcing strategies including Seek, LinkedIn Recruiter and other job boards.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations.
  • High volume manufacturing/processing industry experience an advantage, preferably with group assessment experience
  • Proven ability to deliver results in a high-pressure environment and manage multiple projects to deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, HR systems, and applicant tracking system experience highly regarded.
  • Can-do attitude

If this sounds like you, please fill out your personal details below and attach your resume and cover letter addressed to Laura Fox, Human Resources Manager, outlining how you meet the requirements listed above.

Kilcoy Global Foods is an equal opportunity employer, and makes every effort to select the best qualified individual for the job based on job related qualifications and experiences. Some of the information KGF collects via your application form and resume is “personal” information as defined by the Privacy Act. All information provided via your application form and resume is treated as confidential. 

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