Fonterra Reviews

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Fonterra CEO Theo C. A. Spierings
Theo C. A. Spierings
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  • Great set of values, strategy building momentum

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fonterra full-time (more than 10 years)

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    Great people that have a wealth of knowledge. Clear set of values. Clear strategy that is building momentum. Many global opportunities available for individuals.


    Very few people appreciate the goals & challenges of colleagues in other business units/ markets. There have been too many structural changes in recent times, although it appears that the frequency of significant change is reducing.

    Advice to Management

    Stay on strategy. Increase transperancy across business units - great that this is happening at the FLT, however, it needs to filter down.

Fonterra Interviews

Updated Dec 12, 2014

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    Operations Team Interview

    Accepted Offer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience


    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Fonterra.


    Interview process took about a month. Was very relaxed and more of a conversation than questions being asked by the hiring managers. Found through a head hunter and had a pre-screening interview with them, which then moved onto a phone interview with the person that I would be working for. After that had 1 face to face interview with my boss and another team member.

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    Fonterra is very generous so didn't need to negotiate

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Headquarters Auckland, New Zealand
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (FCGHA)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Green, lush, and overflowing with cows, New Zealand makes more milk than its citizens can drink. They use what they can, and Fonterra Co-operative Group markets the excess and value-added dairy products through its principal marketing arms, New Zealand Milk Products (NZMP) and Fonterra Brands. While NZMP is the world's #1 supplier of industrial dairy ingredients, Fonterra Brands produces fluid milk, yogurt, cheese, and ice cream for consumers. Its products (both industrial and consumer) are sold worldwide. Fonterra also operates more than 55 RD1 rural supply stores in New... More

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