Job Details
  • Reference369929A_1614125278
  • LocationGriffith
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted8 days ago
  • ConsultantSarah McCorkelle

Chandler Macleod are recruiting the exciting opportunity for a Trainee Manager. Based at our client, an Australian leader in the production of premium poultry products, you will work in their livestock division based at a Hatchery in Griffith.

For the right person this is a long-term opportunity with one of the region's largest employers with support from the team at Chandler Macleod.

The operation of the Hatchery involves receiving fertile eggs from the commercial farms or hatcheries, production and despatch of day-old chicks and maintenance of the Hatchery and equipment.

Working alongside and learning from the Hatchery Manager, the position is also directly responsible for ensuring that all Baiada guidelines are followed along with ensuring the hatchery and staff work to Baiada Standards, including the following:

  • Minimum Operating Standards
  • Animal Welfare
  • Quarantine Procedures
  • Workplace Injury Management System
  • Environmental Management System
  • Workplace Health and Safety System
  • Chain of Responsibility Policies and Procedures

    You will have the following skills and licenses to be successful:
  • Previous experience in livestock or processing environment
  • Current driver's license
  • Developing leadership skills including conflict resolution and problem solving
  • CoR Level 1 TLIP001- Supply chain of responsibility, regulations and workplace procedures

    Further skills and experience required:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent planning skills particularly in relation to staffing at adequate levels, and control of chick production to meet customer requirements
  • Experience in staff supervision and ability to demonstrate sound leadership qualities
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills related to quality issues with the ability to arrive and implement long term preventative actions
  • Ability to set and work within budgets, manage costs and cost reporting on a weekly basis


Knowledge of the poultry livestock industry and knowledge of hatchery operations, including animal welfare will be highly regarded.

To apply please follow the link or contact a member of the Chandler Macleod team on (02) 6762 9055.