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Lab Technicians

Open up a world of opportunity.


Take the first step into your career in science.

At Fonterra, it's our mission to be the world's most trusted source of dairy nutrition, and our lab tech roles are pivotal to our success and a great place to develop your science career.

Working with modern equipment and a great team, you'll ensure we accurately record and document test results for a wide range of milk products, collect samples from our production line and enter the test results into our system to ensure world-class data collection and storage.

With an interest in science, a science degree (chemistry, microbiology, or food technology) or a diploma in food technology or applied science you’ll bring strong computer skills, problem-solving ability and a commitment to quality.

We recruit into our Whareroa, Clandeboye and Waikato laboratories on a fixed-term or permanent basis. Either way with regular shifts and plenty of time off in between, you'll be able to plan your life in advance and schedule plenty of time for yourself.

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