Career Case Studies

Hear our industry’s stories

From Engineers to Technical, Trades, and Corporate Roles. The Beef Processing Industry offers a wide range of roles and rewarding, world-class workplaces. There are people just like you who are working in the Queensland Beef Processing Industry who are thriving and developing a career for their future. Below are some inspiring tales of just some of our diverse people who have found their calling in Queensland's innovative beef industry.

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Australian Meat Processor Corporation People

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From university work placement and Graduate Engineer to
Project Engineer.

Ade Ariantika
Since Ade (pronounced Ah-day) Ariantika, 23, was seven years old, she knew she wanted to be a mechanical engineer like her dad...


Environmental Management career opportunities out of university.

Dr Aaditi Dang and April Strand
The meat processing industry needs highly skilled professionals, and developing strong networks within the region is vital in attracting key professionals...


Tiwawarn transitioned from an unskilled labourer to highly skilled meat slicer.

Tiwawarn Kongsombat
The skills necessary for working in the production area of a processing plant are unique to the industry. Because of this, extensive training and...


Murray started as a casual employee to become a Operations Manager.

Murray Wilson
Growing up on a farm in regional Queensland, Murray was a keen footballer at school and at 16 years old he was determined to find work locally...


A life-long career, and excelling in the industry after coming back from maternity leave.

Debbie Hardke
Debbie Hardke once had ambitions to be a teacher, but when she missed out on a university placement by two spots...


Beyond the production floor: the vital role of health and safety careers in beef processing.

Joell Brown
With health and safety placed as a top priority at his workplace, Joell Brown discovered the crucial role that...