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Livestock Cadet

Plant/Site:  Livestock Buyer
Req Id:  12034
Date Posted:  14-May-2022

JBS Australia’s Northern Division operates five strategically-placed processing facilities as well as five feedlots across Queensland and New South Wales, with access to an extensive network of quality cattle.  Our network provides the ability to meet the specific demands of various market segments with an extensive range of grain-fed and pasture-fed products.


About the Role:

Our cadet position will be supporting multiple areas of the division through specific rotations. Our goal is to attract and develop talented professionals into our business.  A guaranteed full-time, mutually agreed position will be available within JBS Australia on successful completion of the program.


  • Cattle assessment, paddock and saleyards.
  • Vendor relationships
  • Kill programming
  • Production overview
  • Feedlot animal health and treatment
  • Shipping and documentation and sales.


  • Experience in livestock or agribusiness is beneficial but not essential
  • Completed Year 12
  • Must hold current drivers license.
  • Self-motivated and ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Basic computer skills Microsoft outlook, word excel
  • Proven ability to take ownership and show initiative.

Some overnight travel to the five Feedlot facilities and five Plant facilities will be required from time to time. Importantly, the candidate may be required to temporarily relocate for a rotation depending on business needs.


Benefits include (but not limited to):

  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Onsite parking and chef catered restaurant!


What next?

If you’re passionate, professional and want to be a part of the largest meat manufacturer and producer in Australia, APPLY NOW!

If you have any questions about this role you can email at Madeline.Dwyer@jbssa.com.au