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It’s a great time to join our 8,000 friendly people at Ingham’s – one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest integrated protein producers.

Founded in 1918 as a family business, Ingham’s has a proud history and a bright future. Today, our business is undergoing substantial growth, where every day presents new and exciting opportunities to thrive.

With a positive attitude you can pursue your passion, grow your career and contribute to a business that is committed to nourishing our world by being open, honest and collaborative.


Casual Process Workers | Immediate Start

Somerville, Victoria

Based in Somerville, VIC you will join a team of hard -working team players. You can enjoy shift patterns to suit your lifestyle, while working in a stable company where the safety of our people always comes first. With competitive pay, and a friendly, family-like culture, you will experience a fast-paced and diverse working environment.

We continue to operate through the COVID-19 pandemic as an essential service, continuing to Nourish our World and feed the nation as Australia and New Zealand’s largest poultry producer.

This hands-on role offers a Monday to Friday with flexibility to work day shift with approx start 4 am to 3pm or afternoon shift 3pm – 11 pm. We are looking for people who are flexible to also cover shifts when the need arises in order to support the team.


  • Immediate start
  • Uniforms provided & cleaned by company
  • Onsite parking
  • No experience required, on job training provided
  • Consistent hours provided weekly
  • Product discounts
  • The health, safety and wellbeing of our people is our highest priority
  • Additional measures, practices and processes have been implemented to keep our people safe during the pandemic ;

Daily Tasks:-

  • Processing and raw materials
  • Tending allocated assembly lines, performing processing tasks efficiently and working to meet individual and group targets
  • Manual handling duties -lifting, pulling, pushing, bending and reaching
  • Storing and maintaining materials, equipment and tools
  • Identifying and escalating Animal Welfare, Food Safety & Quality issues, hazards and risks.

To be successful in this role, you will need to:-

  • Performing repetitive tasks
  • Understand and follow instructions and procedures
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Communicate well both written and verbally
  • Showing commitment, reliability and motivation
  • Respond calmly when faced with obstacles
  • Physically fit and repetitively lift 5kg-15kg
  • Flexibility to cover various shifts when required
  • Forklift license highly regarded

What to expect during our recruitment process:

Step 1. Video interview:

  • If shortlisted, you will receive a separate email invitation with access to the online interview from our partner Sonru
  • Our video interview process should only take you about 15 minutes to complete
  • We know it might seem a little different but don’t be nervous. Our key aim is for you to show the hiring manager a little more about yourself and we think video is a great way to do so

Step 2. Application form: 

The application can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

Step 3: Background checks:

This includes a medical examination, COVID-19 vaccination certificate, reference check and review of Australian working rights.

Step 4: Offer paperwork:

The offer paperwork can be completed online either on a computer or via a smartphone

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