Livestock Supervisor

Job No: ACC271
Location: Cannon Hill, Brisbane

  • 100% Australian owned and operated industry leader
  • Convenient Cannon Hill location with free onsite parking
  • Long term career development opportunities

About the role:

The Livestock Supervisor reports to the Primary Processing, Day Shift Manager and is responsible for hands on supervision of the stock yard and team to ensure cattle are received, cared for, handled and ready for processing in line with production schedules, and managed with the highest standards of animal welfare, environment, compliance.  In delivering this, the livestock supervisor will:

  • Proactively liaise with Livestock Co-ordinator and Production Managers regarding livestock logistics and production schedules
  • Provide effective operational supervision and direction to the stockyard team and maintain high standards of performance and productivity.
  • Manage electronic time and attendance, staff rosters, leave planning, overtime approvals etc.
  • Proactively coach, train and develop others and build a positive team culture
  • Ensure safe place of work for self and others by identifying hazards, mitigating risks and implementing safe work procedures/instructions, in line with work, health & safety legislation
  • Accurately capture, report and document required data and information
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of animal welfare, environmental, food safety and quality compliance practices to the highest standards
  • Engage relevant stakeholders and shared services including maintenance, quality, people & culture and safety teams in a proactive and positive manner
  • Undertake Livestock coordinator role when required to deliver a smooth, uninterrupted supply of livestock to meet production requirements through in liaising with vendors, feedlots and transport providers, livestock scheduling activities and completing livestock compliance documentation and reporting.

About you:

Along with extensive livestock handling and management experience within a processing environment, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Success in leading supervising a high performing team
  • The confidence and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • High level of attention to detail, numeracy & literacy skills
  • Intermediate computer skills and willingness to embrace technology and new systems
  • Ability to operate effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Previous knowledge and hands on exposure to livestock schedules, logistics, transport and compliance documentation and administration
  • Working knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and obligations relating to animal welfare, quality, environment, work, health and safety and employee relations.

About Us (click to see video)

Being the world’s largest, privately owned, vertically integrated beef supply chain and being wholly Australian and family-owned and operated—you get the best of both worlds. You get the opportunity and security that comes with a progressive corporate operation that continues to grow, develop, and innovate, with the support and personal interest that comes with being part of a family business. We are proud of our capability and capacity to breed, grow and feed high quality cattle, provide customised feeding programs, food processing and packaging services for major, domestic supermarket retailers and supply highest quality beef products throughout an extensive export market. To do this, we employ over 1,200 Queenslanders across 4 million acres of farming, feed lotting, backgrounding and breeding operations as well as our state of the art multi-specie food processing facility at Cannon Hill with capacity to process 350,000 head of cattle per year. 

At ACC we have earned our stripes as masters of our craft & continue to deliver the highest standards in safety, customer, investment in innovation and capability of our people to ensure ongoing operational excellence. Our need to “Be Right” is actively driven by the behaviors that underpin our values of belief, energy, responsibility, integrity, grit, humility & team.  Apply now to earn your stripes with us.  Apply now and earn your stripes with us!

Apply Now

Personal Details * Required field



As a family company we are values driven, focussed on our employee's health, safety and wellbeing and the health and welfare of our animals. Australian Country Choice is committed to consistently delivering high quality products every time and we do this by collaborating and engaging our team to drive greater efficiency, productivity and sustainability. You'll thrive being part of an authentic family run business, who values loyalty and gives you the support, structure and governance that comes with being part of a major corporate pastoral operation.

Our Way Of Life