Fonterra Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2021

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4.0
82%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
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Fonterra CEO Miles Hurrell
Miles Hurrell
80 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance contractual bonus(in 22 reviews)

  • "Excellent hours, great people and site culture(in 15 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Less restructure in the company would be good(in 10 reviews)

  • "politics at senior level makes others wonder if that is the key driver and core competency for senior management(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Employer

      Oct 10, 2021 - Human Resources Business Partner in Invercargill, Southland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I found Fonterra a good employer, with a lot of time and effort put into developing their people.

      Cons

      I did not find any issues work here.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Sep 30, 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, work life balance

      Cons

      Legacy apps , some procedures of the organization are slow

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Review

      Sep 26, 2021 - Graduate in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people and culture co-op

      Cons

      No cons to think of

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Project Manager

      Aug 27, 2021 - Project Manager in Hamilton, Waikato
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good development opportunities, supportive management

      Cons

      Stressful and long hours. Unrealistic expectations.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      N/A

      Aug 4, 2021 - Business Graduate Program in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment with supportive management. Amazing opportunities to grow and develop within the business

      Cons

      Located within the city which is difficult to get to. Public perception of the co-op as a whole tends to be negative

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good platform

      Jul 21, 2021 - Technical Officer in Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment. Colleagues are intelligent

      Cons

      Hard to get promoted. Too many processes

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fonterra

      Jul 17, 2021 - Marketing Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Global company with great career opp

      Cons

      Challenging time for dairy industry

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing company

      Jul 16, 2021 - Industrial Machine Technician in Hamilton, Waikato
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay amazing leadership Good opportunity Good management

      Cons

      Can't think of any negative

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not what it used to be

      Jul 11, 2021 - Accountant in Hamilton, Waikato
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Can work from home sometimes Opportunities for learning and progression

      Cons

      Increasing amounts of overtime required. Including weekend work. Everyone is overworked and stressed creating really bad morale. Micromanagement is getting worse.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Graduate program with minimum long term career options

      Jul 5, 2021 - Business Graduate in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Four 6 month rotation provide lots of different experiences and exposure across the business. Well paid for a graduate role. Good benefits for insurance, shopping etc.

      Cons

      Graduates don't really have a say which rotations they do. The rotations are also often in teams without any long term options to join once the program ends - so what's the point?

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