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Food and Beverage Factory Worker

Kaimahi Tohitū Whakanao Kai/​Inu

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Food and beverage factory workers prepare ingredients, operate machinery, and bottle or package products. They work in factories that make or process a variety of food or drinks.

Pay

Food and beverage factory workers with no experience usually earn

$17 per hour

Food and beverage factory workers with experience usually earn

$18-$25 per hour

Source: NZ Food & Grocery Council, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a food and beverage factory worker are average due to staff staying in their jobs, but good due to lots of seasonal vacancies and the large size of the occupation.
A food and beverage factory worker checking products on a production line

Food and beverage factory workers check the quality of products being manufactured

Last updated 11 April 2018