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The dairy industry is built from the ground up, and we are committed to making a positive difference to our people, our farmers, our customers, our communities and environments where we operate.

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Operations Stream

About the program

Fonterra produces more than two million tonnes of dairy ingredients, specialty ingredients, and consumer products each year. We are Australia’s leading foodservice and ingredients provider of dairy.

You do not need a specific qualification to apply for the Operations Program, our graduates have studied a variety of fields such as Engineering, Food Science & Technology, and Nutrition. If you enjoy strategic thinking, working through complex issues and have the ability to work with numbers and think analytically – this could be the career for you.

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As an Operations graduate you will be located at one of our 4 Operations sites in Regional Victoria gaining exposure with Manufacturing, Product & Development, Logistics, Environment, Quality, Health Safety & Wellbeing, Optimization & Continuous Improvement – this is a real opportunity to see the full scale of the value chain.


Fonterra offers a vast range of opportunities in the Engineering sector, where new technologies and processes are fundamentally reshaping the way we engage, interact, and do business.


If you want to apply your passion for science in a practical way then Fonterra can offer a vast range of career opportunities.

Take pride in knowing that you're helping to re-define the future of dairy by embracing the best in technology, innovation, and new business models to unlock the power of Fonterra.

We'd love to hear from you

You can call us on +61 3 8541 1588 or send us an email below.

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