Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Capability, Extension and Education

This program aims to build the capabilities of industry personnel and encourage industry adoption of R&D outcomes to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the industry. This is achieved through a range of extension, education and training projects under a service agreement with the Meat Industry Training and Advisory Council (MINTRAC), including the meat industry professional development program, which is funded by AMPC.

Fact Sheet
Benchmarking Labour Application in Plant
May 28, 2015
The key objectives of the project were to provide a benchmark of labour inputs in the red meat processing industry against key processing tasks to support plant level investment decision making, and...
Pathways to Build the Capabilities of Maintenance Engineers
Jan 23, 2015
The continuing evolution of technologies and automation of plant in the meat processing industry has impacted strongly on the skills and staffing needs of maintenance engineering departments in indu...
Dec 1, 2014
The commitment to continuous improvement is fundamental to a meat processor’s competitiveness and ability to maintain a strong market position. Using the best skills, staff and technologies pl...
Fact Sheet
Carcase Hygiene Inspection Training Resources
Aug 1, 2014
In this project, AMPC has funded the development of an e-learning program to improve the ability of industry staff to identify physical contamination on carcases. In recent years 'port of entry' red...
Ex-ante Scoping Options for Automated Ovine Shoulder Breakup
Jun 23, 2014
As part of project A.CIS.0034 that was to conduct an ex-ante study of the LEAP IV Middle primal machine a preliminary investigation was requested to scope out options for an automate machine to brea...
An Exploratory Study: Benchmarking Human Resource Innovation through Determining the Red Meat Industry’s Absorptive Capacity
Jan 4, 2014
The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) has identified the need to continue to foster human resource innovation in order to remain competitive and ensure the viability of the industry. It i...
Extension Package on Yard, Lairage and Restrainer Design
Jan 1, 2014
The aim of this project has been to document good practice yard design principles and present them in training support materials. The objective of the training and workshops will be to provide&...
MINTRAC Meat Industry Training Network 2012-13
Jun 1, 2013
The MINTRAC Training Networks provide the means of ensuring that R&D outcomes, innovation, new regulatory requirements and industry requirements become embedded into the meat industry ...
Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Network
Jun 1, 2013
MINTRAC again facilitated fourteen Quality Assurance Managers’ Network meetings during 2012-2013 attended by representatives of 114 different organisations including fifty eight different...
Achieving National Consistency and Regulatory Compliance in the Use and Application of NLIS
May 15, 2013
Every processing company across Australia has been contacted about the NLIS training and assessment material and e-learning tool. The roll-out of the training has been scheduled and advertising has ...
Dec 1, 2012
The meat industry professional development program enables MINTRAC to establish suitable models of delivery and assessment, a body of competent trainers, appropriate support materials and ...
E-Learning for NLIS Implementation in Meat Processing
Nov 1, 2012
The purpose of this project has been to develop accredited training programs to assist meat processing plants to meet their National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) requirements. The project ...
MINTRAC Meat Industry Training Network 2011-12
Jun 1, 2012
Twelve MINTRAC Training Network meetings were held during 2011-2012, in the states of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, attracting strong indust...
MINTRAC Meat Industry Training Network 2010-11
May 1, 2011
The twelve Training Network meetings held during 2011-2012 discussed a range of industry research and development outcomes, new regulations and their implications for the training system. ...
Eversons Food Processors - Integrated Strategic Business and Environment Plan
Nov 12, 2010
Tolsat Pty Ltd T/A Eversons Food Processors (EFP) created a Human Resources Manager’s position in August 2008. 
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