As an apprentice you work for, get paid by, and learn from, an employer who supports you through your apprenticeship to gain a Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in your chosen apprenticeship area. For more information on Apprenticeship Careers, download our handout here.
Through a mix of block course lessons, theory and fantastic hands-on training, you’ll learn alongside our highly experienced and qualified Maintenance teams while getting exposure to all areas of the manufacturing site.
This isn’t just about putting milk powder in bags - it’s about understanding how we take the amazing milk provided by our farmers and turning it into the huge variety of finished products we all enjoy.
At Fonterra a Traineeship is a series of connected qualifications & learning experiences designed to help those with existing experience and/or qualifications specialise into a certain area of the business.
You’ll gain exposure to all areas of the Distribution Centre sites and beyond through a range of varied learning experiences, on the jobs assessments and support from mentors, all while having the opportunity to achieve your NZ Certificate in Dairycraft- Logistics Level 3.
Caroline's journey, marked by curiosity, determination, and a love for science, has made her an integral part of the dairy industry's innovative landscape.
Currently I am an Advisor for New Zealand Government Affairs. In this role I act as a bridge between Fonterra and Political Stakeholders, both for incoming and outgoing information and engagements.
Dana is an apprentice Service Technician at our Darfield Service Centre, which means she gets stuck in with the heavy stuff as she works her way to becoming a heavy truck mechanic.
Technical Innovation Lead based in Amsterdam. I am currently working on developing and optimising our range of UHT creams being made at a third-party manufacturer in the Netherlands.
While her friends enjoy their school holidays, Kendyll Blissett is hard at work at our Lichfield site in Waikato. But the 17-year-old electrical apprentice wouldn’t have it any other way.
I’m a ‘Third Party Manufacturing Lead’, which basically means I’m a project manager working to outsource various parts of our manufacturing.
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.
I have recently stepped into Channel Collaboration Manager for our Ingredients channel; in this role I get the opportunity to connect in with senior stakeholders across all areas of our business both domestically and globally.