Careers stories

Want to know more about the people of Fonterra?

Explore stories from our farmers and employees, about who we are and what we do in our local communities.

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Fonterra Greater China – officially a great place to work

The pride, camaraderie and fairness of our team in Greater China have been recognised with two prestigious certifications – ‘Best Workplace in Greater China’ and ‘Top Employer’ – two years running.

February 12, 2021


Starting grads as we mean to go on

Celebrating our partnership with Tuputoa. The success of our Co-op depends on our people, so diversity and inclusion are an important part of our culture.

February 03, 2021


Rewarding diversity at Fonterra's Research and Development Centre 

Inclusivity and Innovation key to success. With more than 40 different ethnicities across a team of nearly 400 and 14 different languages spoken by our leaders across site alone, our team at the FRDC truly is a culturally diverse bunch.

December 11, 2020


A winning approach to health & wellbeing

Fonterra’s Health and Wellbeing team have proven they’re industry-leading, winning the WorkSafe New Zealand best initiative to address a work-related health risk at the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards.

November 18, 2020


Replacing the paper trail - the evolution of global trade

There’s one word that Clyde Fletcher uses to sum up his 36 years running Fonterra’s Documentation Centre (FDC). “Collaboration. If everyone collaborated for the greater good, we’d all get what we want!”

November 13, 2020


Award-Winning Passion for People

A passion for people and lending her expertise to help her peers during COVID-19 has put Carol Feng a cut above the rest.

October 22, 2020


Fatherly advice leads to an award-winning career

When Joel Campbell was thinking of leaving school, he knew he wanted to do an apprenticeship and was thinking of becoming a builder.

September 11, 2020

New Zealand

Worked at Fonterra before?  This one’s for you

We’re proud of our history. Farming has been our life and our love close to 150 years, and that will never change – we’re proud of what we do and the goodness we create.

September 04, 2020


From cockpit to farm

When COVID-19 ground his eight-year career as a pilot for Air New Zealand to a sudden halt, Henry Lambert decided to turn it into an opportunity for a complete change - to farming.

July 27, 2020