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Boning Room Yield Production Manager

Plant/Site:  Northern Ops
Req Id:  13758
Date Posted:  14 Apr 2024

About Us

JBS Australia is the largest and most respected meat and food producer in Australia. We have a strong portfolio of leading and renowned beef, lamb, pork, salmon and value-added branded products, such as AMH, Swift, Primo, Murray Valley and Huon.


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. With approximately 15,000 employees spread across our offices, processing plants and feedlots, JBS Australia exports to more than 50 countries around the world.


About the Role

Due to the continued growth of the Northern Operations business, we are currently recruiting an experienced Boning Room Yield Production Manager to join our team in a newly created, full-time capacity. The Boning Room Yield Production Manager will travel to all Northern Ops processing sites on a rotational basis to review, assess and strategize process improvements within our boning room to ensure we maximise our yield and profitability.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing current boning room processes and finalise production opportunity strategy for the Northern business
  • Completing yield analysis review and provide improvement strategy
  • Engaging with site boning room and plant leaders to maximise production opportunities and continue on our continuous improvement journey
  • Developing and coaching site leadership on production best practice
  • Coaching and mentoring boning room forepersons to effectively manage yield including both white bones and cutting lines
  • Monitoring and maintaining product specifications and improvement opportunities
  • Liaising daily with data analysts and production leadership
  • Developing and monitoring production requirements and capacities
  • Confirming yield analysis and benchmarking for the JBS Northern team


About You

  • Extensive experience in a meat production processing environment
  • Demonstrated expertise in boning best practice
  • Demonstrated expertise in boning and trimming beef to a world class standard
  • Expert knowledge of beef specifications and yield requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in senior production management role
  • Expert knowledge in boning room revenue maximisation
  • Ability to lead and engage a large experienced senior leadership team
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Experience with continuous improvement
  • Ability to engage, coach, and mentor staff in relation to new process improvements and requirements
  • Ability to travel to all JBS Northern sites regularly (Queensland and New South Wales)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Quality Requirements


Why work for JBS Australia?

  • Access to novated leasing options
  • Heavily discounted meat products
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities


Interested? APPLY NOW!


If you have any queries regarding this opportunity, please email Melinda Weir (Talent & Community Engagement Specialist) –  


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