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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.


Turkey Planning Mananger | Tahmoor

Tahmoor, New South Wales

Purpose of the role

As the Turkey Planning Manager you will be responsible for the end to end planning of the supply chain of Ingham’s Enterprises Pty Ltd Turkey business. You will accountable for strategy of the turkey value chain and will be identity, develop and execute improvement initiatives to maximise efficiencies and profit.

Individual Accountabilities

  • Produce the weekly forecast view of supply demand meat balance to the Executive Planning committee
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining accurate forecasts to manage inventory and balance stock
  • Attend weekly planning meetings and work with the relevant functions to review outputs
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise to the planning functions:
  • Lead the production planners to develop and implement the weekly Master Production Schedule (MPS) with outlook for; a)accountable for the development of tools and templates to ensure the optimisation of the planning process and b) coach and mentor the Turkey planning team, provide training
  • Collaborate with the sales and NPD teams to ensure insightful data is accessible on market and industry trends allowing the turkey business to develop the strategy around these trends
  • Monitor the performance vs budget and flag trends that require attention
  • Review commerciality and performance of turkey and smallgoods product portfolio and propose improvements initiatives and support implementation
  • Work with plant managers, production managers, supervisors and engineering team to identify and implement operational improvements to deliver improved quality and reduced cost
  • Develop and deliver executive presentations (monthly CEO review, SLT presentations)

Skills required

  • Experience in a complex manufacturing and/or FMCG Industry in a planning or strategy role
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills with the ability to communicate cross functionally to build strong relationships and influence key stakeholders
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience in SQL, Access or other database systems would be advantageous
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills with proven ability to write effective reports
  • Strong communication including experience in negotiating, networking and presentation
  • Ability to demonstrate a creative and innovative approach with an aptitude for problem solving
  • Good commercial awareness and the ability to demonstrate experience in influencing multiple conflicting stakeholders
  • Intermediate/Advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Ability to coach and develop others, monitor and measure performance and provide direct feedback. Implementing cultural change through leadership, engagement and coaching
  • Capability to challenge self and others whilst taking responsibility and accountability for decision


  • Degree qualified in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering or similar discipline

Prosper, grow and develop with us!

There’s plenty of opportunities for personal growth and to develop professional skills. As flexible team players, we are constantly adapting to change and innovating to lead positive change in our expanding industry. You’ll enjoy a range of other benefits including staff discounts on products and regular social and sporting activities.

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What to expect during our recruitment process:

Step 1. Video interview:

  • You will receive a separate emailinvitation 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:Interview onsite:

  • An opportunity for you to see the environment you will be working in and meet some of our team

Step 3:Background checks

  • This includes: references, drug & alcohol testing and a medical examination

Step 4: Offer paperwork

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

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