Continuous Improvement Lead

When you join Ingham’s, you become part of a company with a proud Australian & New Zealand history, and one that thrives on growth and innovation. We strive to be the poultry of choice and to deliver deliciously good food in the best way.

At Ingham’s, we value our people and hold onto our family history. Our teams are engaged, passionate and curious; committed to thinking big and delivering on ambitious goals. We are fast-paced, and continuously evolving and offer a diverse working environment where safety always comes first.

We encourage our teams to embrace flexible working so they can meet their work/life commitments; and we seek to create a diverse and inclusive workforce where our teams are empowered to be their authentic selves.

That’s the Ingham’s Way!

As the CI Lead, you will identify and lead business-wide continuous improvement initiatives and programs to optimise efficiencies, drive performance, and contribute towards the achievement of Ingham’s goals. Working closely with Ingham’s leaders across the NZ network, you will establish and standardise processes and systems to facilitate and embed a high-performance culture across our New Zealand operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner, engage and influence key stakeholders to establish, implement and embed standardised processes across the NZ network.
  • Identify areas of highest potential to generate returns and drive the business towards best practice.
  • Lead strategic continuous improvement programs to support the achievement of the Ingham’s strategy.
  • Ensure continuous improvement initiatives are successfully rolled out, fully integrated and embraced by the wider business.
  • Monitor and report on return on investment.
  • Employ performance driven continuous improvement activities and select and implement CI methodologies and tools.
  • Drive overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) implementation across the business.
  • Use of PDCA methodology to achieve targets.
  • Lead and facilitate change management activities to support the transition to new processes and ways of working.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience of introducing measurable and effective companywide CI methodologies
  • Knowledge of the consulting processes to lead engagement from inception to conclusion.
  • Experience in implementing and sustaining change management / improvement.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills with the ability to interact effectively across an organisation


  • You will receive extensive training and will be a part of a well-recognised Australasian company moving from strength to strength.
  • You will be joining a motivated and driven team.
  • Development profiles and internal leadership courses to support your growth.
  • You will receive staff discounts on product ranges produced by Ingham’s.

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your application and include a copy of your CV.

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