Fonterra is Australia’s leading foodservice and ingredients provider of dairy. 


We produce more than two million tons of dairy ingredients, specialty ingredients, and consumer products each year operating over 8 manufacturing sites.

Engineering opportunities 


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.

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

  • What to expect

  • Your profile

What to expect

As an Operations graduate you could be working across our Product & Development team, Manufacturing & Operations, Environment, Quality, Health Safety & Wellbeing, or Optimization & Continuous Improvement – this is a real opportunity to see the full scale of the value chain. 

You will be taking pride in knowing that you're helping to redefine the future of dairy by embracing the best in technology, innovation, and new business models to unlock the power of Fonterra.

Have a look at what a typical day of a graduate in the Operations stream can look like.

Your profile

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.