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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Livestock Labourer (Yards Department)

Job No: KGF197
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.

Kilcoy Global Foods (KGF) is seeking a Livestock Labourer to join our Stockyards Department.

The successful candidate will be responsible in a combination of roles of cattle handling from point of entry into Stockyards to entry to the Knocking Box. This is a permanent position and will be based on KPC’s Green/Gold lifestyle roster, which includes weekend work.

This will include low-stress handling of cattle in-line with Animal Welfare protocols, including but not limited to;

  • Stock movements through the yards system
  • Unloading and washing of cattle
  • Presenting cattle to the Slaughter Floor in an appropriate manner
  • Ensuring quality drinking water is available for stock at all times
  • Undertaking appropriate training, including but not limited to, animal welfare
  • Monitoring and reporting of any inconsistencies, including but not limited to, stock received verse documentation, animal health issues, especially when unloading stock, etc.

 The ideal candidate would bring; 

  • Demonstrated well rounded experience in the humane and effective low stress handling of cattle.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Animal Welfare and presentation standards.
  • Ability to promote and drive a positive OH&S culture.
  • Demonstrated ability in moving stock without creating undue stress.
  • An understanding of maintaining correct groupings/lots per the processing schedule.
  • Ability to liaise with on-site Vet.
  • Proof of current gun licence, and demonstrated experience in the safe and effective use of a weapon would be highly regarded.
  • Reliability and punctuality are essential.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in the livestock industry and is looking for a rewarding, secure career in a great team, with one of the largest beef processors in the nation.

NOTE; Working Holiday Visa applicants are welcome to apply

How to Apply

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