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Food and Beverage Factory Worker

Kaimahi Tohitū Whakanao Kai/​Inu

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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

$16 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 20 June 2017