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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 demonstrating our values of care, courage, curiosity and commitment.


Food Process Operators | Day & Afternoon shift | Casual


Based in Somerville, VIC you will join a team of hard-working individuals such as yourself. 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 hours on either morning (approx. 7am-3pm) or afternoon (approx 3pm – 11 pm) shift. We are looking for people who are flexible to also cover shifts when the need arises in order to support the team.


  • Immediate start
  • Flexible shift times available for students & parents (4:00pm-9:00pm)
  • Onsite Chicken Shop – discounted product for staff only!
  • Uniforms provided & cleaned by company
  • Onsite parking
  • No experience required, on job training provided
  • Consistent hours provided weekly
  • Product discounts

Daily Tasks:

  • Processing and handling 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

With us you can pursue your passion, grow your career and contribute to a business that delivers great experiences for our customers and consumer’s.

Hatch your career with us – apply today!

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