Wealth of careers available in $23 billion red meat processing industry
THE Australian Meat Processor Corporation announced the launch of the “Meat. Your Future.” campaign, which will highlight the wealth of career options available in the $23 billion meat processing industry, aiming to attract new employees and improve community perceptions of the red meat processing industry as a whole.
Red meat processing is the nation’s largest food product manufacturing industry and the nation’s second largest employer by sector, employing about 135,000 people.
The AMPC believes it’s the right time to shine a spotlight on the opportunities that are available in an industry that is a cornerstone of Australia’s economy, and has remained resilient during economic downturns.
“We’re excited about ‘Meat. Your Future.’ and the benefits for the industry as a whole, including attracting new workers to help meet the consumer demand for red meat,” AMPC chairman Peter Noble said. “Red meat processing is a well-respected domain that makes a significant contribution to the economy and it’s time more people knew about the potential that a future in our sector can provide.”
A career in red meat processing is often overlooked, however the AMPC is aiming to highlight the benefits of this innovative, diverse and flexible industry.
“Red meat processing is a valuable industry and its people are an equally valuable resource,” Mr Noble said.
“By taking great care of employees and their career paths, red meat processing sets both the industry and its people up for success. That’s something that makes us very proud.”
The positive impacts of red meat processing are being felt on local, national and international scales.
For more information about current opportunities visit www.ampc.com.au.