The Lucas Group
Job Title General Manager
Date Posted 8/28/2018
Area/Specialty LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION/Intensive
Location Young, NSW
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id JS3121
Job Description

- Reputable family-owned company

- Intensive pig production

- South West Slopes NSW


A reputable leader in low-cost pig production, this family company is recognised for its sustainable management and animal welfare practices. The company aims to achieve industry best practice in efficiency, productivity, and animal husbandry, whilst delivering the highest quality product to meet market demands.


The General Manager will be instrumental in ensuring this business remains as a leading agricultural producer, with high productivity and low cost per kilo of production. This role will require an experienced and commercially astute General Manager who has strong leadership skills, a passion for innovation and a commitment to team development.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the piggery business with full profit & loss responsibility
  • Set and monitor pig production budgets
  • Maximise operational efficiency of the feed mill to produce quality feed
  • Develop strategic and capital works plans
  • Manage and negotiate with buyers
  • Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to all piggery staff
  • Ensure compliance to WH&S and animal welfare standards

Education and Experience

We are seeking a senior business leader with significant experience in management and pig production. The successful candidate will have a strong knowlege of efficient and intensive production techniques, and the leadership skills to implement business improvement processes.

Post secondary qualifications in agriculture or business administration would be an advantage, whilst high-level computer literacy is essential.


An attractive remuneration package of $180,000 base salary plus benefits, will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jono Sawers on +61 08 8201 9999 quoting reference number JS3121, or apply online with a resume and cover letter.