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Livestock Buyer Burnett Region QLD

Plant/Site:  Livestock Buyer
Req Id:  11725
Date Posted:  04-Nov-2021

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:

JBS Livestock team are seeking a passionate, energetic, highly motivated individual who is committed to maintaining and growing an already established client base.

The position will be based in the Burnett region.  


  • Purchasing livestock privately for our Queensland abattoirs;
  • Purchasing livestock at auction sales;
  • Buying slaughter cattle for JBS abattoirs and feeder cattle for QLD and NSW JBS feedlots;
  • Coordinating the loading logistics for cattle for both road and rail;
  • Completing reports as required.
  • Client maintenance and canvassing as required.


  • Experience in livestock buying and livestock handling essential;
  • Good communication skills including verbal and written communication abilities;
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills;
  • Basic computer skills Microsoft outlook, word excel;
  • A high level of initiative;
  • A keen eye for attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously.


This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a dynamic company in a proven well established area for JBS Australia. JBS is committed to offering a positive work environment, continuous learning and appropriately rewarding the people who make our company a success.



If you have any questions about this role you can contact the Livestock Manager on email at scott.carswell@jbssa.com.au or alternately you could call 0428 727 202.