Employer Name: Fonterra
Salary: $40K Per Year
Employment type: Full-time
Location: Bay of Plenty District, Canterbury, Hamilton & North Waikato, Manawatu, Marlborough, Northland, Otago, Southland, Taranaki, Tasman & Nelson, Taupo & Southern Waikato
Fonterra is a proud New Zealand Co-operative founded by generations of farmers who needed processing and packing operators. Healthy food is critical for people and future generations to thrive, so we strive to create new ways to provide our dairy goodness to people worldwide.
Fonterra is constantly looking for processing and packing operators to join our production teams in New Zealand. Working on a rostered work schedule, a position as an Operator is an excellent opportunity if you are serious about growing your career and want to be a part of a highly motivated and supportive team.
You’ll be working in a control room or on the factory floor as a Process or Packing Operator, and your main tasks will be:
- Setting up, checking, and running automated production machinery
- Performing quality checks to ensure production meets world-class standards
- Running machine diagnostics and problem-solving
- Providing documentation is correct and complete
Your great mechanical aptitude, planning, and problem-solving abilities will ensure that everything runs well; you won’t simply find the problem, but you’ll also be a part of creating and implementing the solution.
Furthermore, you’ll be physically fit and able to demonstrate the following skills, in addition to a strong work ethic and a strong focus on health and safety:
- Participating and contributing to a high-performing team
- Operating touch screen machinery
- Food manufacturing experience is desirable
- Operating a Forklift with a current F and OSH would be helpful but not essential
Also, you will need to supply proof of your eligibility to work in New Zealand. Documents you can use are:
- NZ passport OR
- NZ birth certificate AND valid photo ID (AND proof of name change if applicable, e.g., Marriage Certificate) OR
- Foreign passport with a valid visa