You will have the opportunity to move into a wide range of exciting positions, build your cultural capability and gain exposure across our diverse company during your time on the programme.
For STEM students, this 1-year programme is full of learning development and experiences that will take you around New Zealand .
Experiencing our Manufacturing sites at placement, learning from industry experts at winter course and applying this knowledge to a real value research project, this is the best transition from university to work, building a solid foundation for a successful career.
Our Agribusiness Programme provides access to placements right across Farm Source and the country. The programme will see you connecting with our farmers on farm, in store or on the phone, to challenging your skills in project management and process improvement. You’ll meet with key stakeholders and work on activities that impact our business on a daily basis. This programme offers exposure to it all.
We are looking for students who see the value of the opportunity that an internship can provide, so get ready to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in! Our summer internship includes opportunities in Supply Chain, Accounting/Finance, Sales and Marketing.
Our Research & Development Internship runs for 12 weeks over the summer. You will get to work with industry leaders as you get to solve practical problems using your science related knowledge.
We are looking for 2nd and 3rd year STEM students studying engineering, chemistry, food technology, microbiology, and food science.
Applications open in July.
The programme will see you connecting with our farmers in store, on farm and challenging your skills in project management. This programme offers unique exposure to the agribusiness sector across Aotearoa New Zealand.
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.
Your theory-based learning will align with the practical work you'll complete over the 4 year programme contributing toward a New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering - Maintenance Level 4.
There is plenty of variety, no day is the same - from preventative maintenance to keeping our fleet of more than 500 tankers on the road through to computer diagnostics and fault finding with cutting edge technology. The learning opportunities are endless.
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 broad exposure to site utilities including boilers and water treatment plants, and get to learn about planning work, shut down maintenance, and assist with troubleshooting and breakdowns – there’s plenty of variety here!
Meet Raniera Paniora-Hepi, Regional Stores Manager, UNI. I am most proud of a project I managed where we save over 700 m³/day of water at Fonterra Maungaturoto.
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.
When Joel Campbell was thinking of leaving school, he knew he wanted to do an apprenticeship and was thinking of becoming a builder.