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Why we do what we do

Everything we do, we do so our customers can enjoy their food knowing it is healthy and safe. We take a rigorously ethical approach to governance, animal care, our value chain, the communities in which we operate and the markets into which we sell. Our focus is always on quality and efficiency.

We believe in endless possibilities for our customers, our people, our partners and the communities in which we work. Our experience means we know how to operate, improve, seize opportunities and build our team to ensure we deliver on both quality and efficiency, every single time.

What we do

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company is a grower and supplier of high-quality Australian food, supplying our customers and markets with produce that meets their specific demands. We will grow and supply any type of food product, but our current focus is on meat and livestock grown on premium grains and grass.

In our first twelve months of operation we invested in more than $50 million worth of Australian assets, including lush grazing properties in Western Australia and Victoria.

With more than 15,000 head of livestock across those properties at any one time and more than 40 people employed, we supply to both the Australian domestic and the international market and are expanding into China and a number of other export markets.

Where

Our Story

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company is a grower and supplier of food to domestic and international markets — from the grazing of livestock in Victoria and Western Australia, through to our domestic customers and customers based in north-eastern China, South East Asia and the Middle East.

It is an Australian business, run predominantly by Australian executives, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

Incorporated in 2016, our mission is to provide an extremely consistent supply of high-quality Australian food products to our consumers.

Our Chinese partners are astute financial investors who understand the demand for high-quality food products, both in China and internationally. They work closely with our Australian team, which has the knowledge, skills and experience needed to make a major agricultural enterprise a success.

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Contact us

 

COTTESLOE, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

114 Forrest St, Cottesloe WA 6011

T: +61 8 9336 6281

 

 

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

5th Floor, 448 St Kilda Road, Melbourne,  Victoria  3004

T: +61 3 8578 3411

 

 

DALIAN, CHINA

No.45 Wuwu Road, ZhongShan District, Dalian PRC 116021

 

 

SINGAPORE

Harmony Marine Pte Ltd:
#23-08A International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, Singapore 079903

 

Current Opportunities

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

MANAGER, MT FYANS

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Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets - from the grazing and feedlotting of livestock in Victoria and Western Australia, through to its domestic and international customers based in China, South East Asia and the Middle East.  It is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

Mt Fyans, a property owned and operated within the HAAFCO group, is located in the Western Districts of Victoria near Mortlake. It is intended that this 5,900 hectare, historically significant grazing property will be developed into a highly productive backgrounding business with capacity to finish a proportion of the cattle on pasture.  Carrying capacity is planned to increase from a combination of additional subdivision of paddocks, improved pastures, targeted supplementary feeding and superior grazing management.

The role is a key position to manage the future development of the operation and will primarily oversee daily farming operations, while contributing as a member of the wider Harmony senior management team and reporting to the COO. The position requires independent thinking, taking ownership and being confident and accountable for decisions made in daily operations.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Provide team leadership using proven leadership techniques
  • Motivate a medium size team to perform consistently focusing on outcomes
  • Exhibit self-motivation and independent thinking
  • Maximise results through intensive rotational grazing and pasture management
  • Introduce the latest innovation and technology into livestock management

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience;

  • Proven experience in farm management with grazing and pastures
  • Livestock handling ability using low stress stock handling methods
  • Extensive animal husbandry knowledge and skills
  • Proven track record in implementing high animal welfare standards
  • Competence in accurate livestock data recording
  • People management experience and high-level communication skills

Your real strength will be your commitment to increase your farms productivity through superior livestock and pasture management, continued learning, and the ability to engage and drive your team. Harmony Agriculture & Food Co will provide a competitive remuneration package, ongoing training and development, and a long-term career path.

 

To be considered for this position, please email your application to Bec Milliken, Rebecca.m@haafco.com or call Bec on 0404 818 663 for a confidential discussion.

 

FEED & COMMODITIES SUPERVISOR

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets - from the grazing and feedlotting of livestock in Western Australia and Victoria, through to its domestic and international customers based in China, South East Asia and the Middle East.  It is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

Dimboola Feedlot, a property operated under the HAAFCO group, is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to supervise the Feed and Commodities Team.

Dimboola Feedlot is located 10kms North West of Dimboola and 30 Kms North of the regional centre of Horsham in the Wimmera region of Victoria.  The facility is licensed for 5000 head of cattle and has capacity to hold additional cattle as a pre export quarantine.

The Feed and Commodities team Supervisor will report to the Production Manager whilst having significant autonomy to execute the agreed feeding strategies of Dimboola Feedlot.

 As the Feed and Commodities Team Supervisor you will be expected to

  • Provide leadership of a relatively small but significant team;
  • Exhibit self-motivation and independent thinking;
  • Where applicable, introduce innovation and technology in feed management. This is particularly relevant to data capture and analysis;
  • Provide relevant Managers with reports based on objective measurement; and
  • Develop and implement a culture of Continuous Improvement within feed operations.

Key Responsibilities

 

The Feed Supervisor will be responsible for;

  • Performing day-to-day tasks associated with the feeding and watering of livestock on the feedlot as directed by the Production Manager.
  • Mixing correct rations for different feeding programs and delivering feed to bunk
  • Perform bunk checks, consumptions assessments and bunk management in line with company SOP’s for feeding assessment and management of livestock
  • Ensure that all feeding data is accurately captured and input into the relevant software systems such as Bunk Management System (BMS)
  • Overseeing the operation and maintenance of the Dimboola Feedlot Feed mill and commodity storeage area. This will include maintaining accurate and objective measurements of mill performance.
  • Working in conjunction with the feedlot administration team, maintaining concise and accurate records of feed commodity receivals and all production and distribution of feedstuffs on the property
  • Operating, maintaining and servicing equipment associated with milling and feed-out activities. This includes mobile machinery.
  • Advise the Production Manager of feed commodity inventory levels and upcoming requirements.
  • Welfare checks for feed and water availability.
  • Working with the Production Manager in setting daily feeding staff rosters. 
  • Staff training for back up milling and feed-out support
  • Other duties as may be required from time to time

 

Preferable Qualifications Required

  • Be familiar with and have worked within a feedlot enterprise
  • A sound understanding of cattle ruminant nutrition especially relating to grain feeding of cattle. Formal training or qualification in this area would be viewed positively.
  • Sound and demonstratable computer skills
  • Ability to manage your and others time to ensure feeding schedules are completed in a routine manner
  • Proven leadership capacity
  • Willingness to collaborate with other teams within the feedlot structure.
  • Recognizing occupational health and safety hazards within your area of supervision and ensuring that these are dealt with.
  • A clear willingness to be involved in the cattle feedlot industry.

 

Applications and Closing Date:

 

Applications should be addressed to Feed and Commodities Supervisor and sent to: hr@haafco.com

All applicants should provide an introductory letter and a CV with relevant experience.

Applications close 5.00pm EST 25 June 2018.

 

LIVESTOCK SUPERVISOR

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets - from the grazing and feedlotting of livestock in Western Australia and Victoria, through to its domestic and international customers based in China, South East Asia and the Middle East.  It is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

Rancho East, a property within the Harmony Agriculture and Food Company group, is located 42kms east of the scenic town of Esperance close to the stunning Cape le Grand national park. The property has a licensed 3000 head cattle feedlot and additional grazing capacity for 2000 head.    

The role primarily oversees daily cattle operations working with the administration team, livestock team, feeding/milling team and maintenance team. The position requires independent thinking, taking ownership and being confident and accountable for decisions made in daily livestock operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Provide team leadership using proven leadership techniques
  • Motivate a medium size team to perform consistently focusing on outcomes
  • Exhibit self motivation & independent thinking
  • Introduce the latest innovation and technology into Livestock Operations.

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience;

  • Livestock handling ability using low stress stock handling methods
  • Extensive animal husbandry knowledge and skills
  • Proven track record in implementing high animal welfare standards
  • Strong understanding of animal health treatments and illness diagnosis
  • Competence in accurate livestock data recording
  • Tractor/Loader/Telehandler experience an advantage but not essential

Applications and Closing Date:

 

Applications should be addressed to Livestock Supervisor and sent to: hr@haafco.com

 

All applications should provide an introductory letter addressing the selection criteria and a CV with relevant experience.

 

Applications close 5.00pm WST 15 June 2018.

 

LIVESTOCK ASSISTANT

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets - from the grazing and feedlotting of livestock in Western Australia and Victoria, through to its domestic and international customers based in China, South East Asia and the Middle East.  It is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

Rancho East, a property within the Harmony Agriculture and Food Company group, is located 42kms east of the scenic town of Esperance close to the stunning Cape le Grand national park. The property has a licensed 3000 head cattle feedlot and additional grazing capacity for 2000 head.    

The Livestock Assistant will be required to support the Livestock Supervisor in all aspects of the day-to-day running and management of the cattle operation both grazing and feedlot.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

  • Assisting in the receival and induction procedure of livestock for designated feeding programs, custom feeding, or preparation for live export.
  • Unloading, loading, scanning, drafting and weighing of livestock. All aspects of livestock husbandry and welfare including handling and veterinary treatments.
  • Welfare checks for the identification and diagnosis of illnesses with efficient communication to the Livestock Supervisor.
  • Ensuring clean water troughs are maintained at all times.
  • Carrying out required tasks for facility compliance in line with company policy of all regulatory requirements including but not limited to OHS, ASEL, QA, Animal Welfare and Environmental.
  • Ensure that livestock handling facilities are kept in a clean and tidy state

 Skills and Experience;

  • Previous experience in working in an intensive livestock handling operation preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Australian regulatory standards associated with livestock, feedlot industry, environmental regulation and live export.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • C class license minimum
  • Machinery experience preferred but not essential.

Applications and Closing Date:

 

Applications should be addressed to Livestock Assistant and sent to: hr@haafco.com

 

All applications should provide an introductory letter addressing the selection criteria and a CV with relevant experience.

 

Applications close 5.00pm WST 15 June 2018.

 

LIVESTOCK DATA ADMINISTRATOR

Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO) is a is a vertically integrated grower and supplier of beef and sheep/lamb to domestic and international markets - from the grazing and feedlotting of livestock in Western Australia and Victoria, through to its domestic and international customers based in China, South East Asia and the Middle East.  It is an Australian business, which is jointly owned by Australian and Chinese investors.

The position of Livestock Data Administrator will administer and assist the Livestock Data Manager with collating and inputting the livestock data records for the Group as well as relevant compliance and logistics.  The position is to be based in our Cottesloe office.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Collate and audit livestock purchases and sales to ensure livestock inventory changes and transactions are correct.
  • Ensure records are complete, correct and in compliance with all regulatory requirements for national livestock management standards.
  • Liaise with the operations centres to confirm ‘Stock on Hand’ records align with database records.
  • Data entry into company database for interrogation and report provision.
  • Assist with preparation of reports for protocol requirements for export programs.
  • Assist operations with livestock performance feedback and real-time cost analysis.
  • Assist financial team with reconciling livestock inventory.
  • Work with the analysis team to provide reports to assist with strategic planning.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • High level of computer literacy with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel
  • High attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills and an ability to make quick and efficient sound and timely decisions
  • Well-developed planning skills, with strength in multi-tasking.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Drivers Licence
  • An interest in agriculture

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Relevant industry experience in related agriculture, livestock or commercial activities.
  • Experience in communicating with third parties such as livestock agents, operations staff or financial officers.
  • Experience or interest in developing and implementing processes and procedures.

estApplications and Closing Date:

Applications should be addressed to: Livestock Data Administrator and sent to: hr@haafco.com

All applications should provide an introductory letter addressing the selection criteria and a CV with relevant experience.

Applications close 9.00 AM WST, 5th June 2018.