Working at ANZCO

If you're looking for career diversity, new challenges and opportunities for advancement ANZCO offers great prospects. Whether it’s as part of our processing teams or in our corporate team, from knife handlers to food technologists; accountants to health and safety advisors; engineers to sales executives or livestock reps, ANZCO has a diverse range of opportunities for growth and development.

We’re a team of around 3,000 people, and a leader in the agricultural industry. We pride ourselves on creating a great working atmosphere where our people back each other and are inspired to make every day count. We strive to offer a safe place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be.

Meet our people

Amber Kururangi

Supervisor Lamb Further Processing

The things I enjoy most about my role are the daily challenges - no two days are ever the same – and the people I work with and get to meet.

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Ross Breach


I enjoy being part of a great team and seeing what we can achieve in challenging situations. I want to see the meat industry succeed and I enjoy being part of that.

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Weiwei Zhang

Sales Executive – China

I’m passionate about delivering our meat to China so more people can enjoy ANZCO’s products.

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John Moses

Knife Training Co-ordinator

I'm passionate about showing people how to use the equipment they are given correctly and safely.   

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Harriet Watson

Sales Executive – Trading

I grew up on a farm and I have always been passionate about understanding where my food comes from. I feel like there is plenty of opportunity at ANZCO to share premium New Zealand products with people around the world.

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Sam Nossiter

Supply Chain Administrator

I’ve always been interested in the meat industry and agriculture. There are opportunities to learn and develop.

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Josh Donaldson

Manufacturing Planner

There are constant changes and challenges; you get to think outside the box to get things done. I enjoy getting a satisfactory result.

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Helen Skinner

Executive Assistant/Building & Facilities Coordinator

I have always been a people person and enjoy working alongside people and teams. I love that I have a degree of control and freedom within my role and also have the variety with the satisfaction that I support others. 

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Steve Dickie

Head of Foodservice

There are several things that make my role enjoyable: the people I work with, my team and others around me; the fact that no two days are the same; and my ability to be able to make decisions and know I have the support from others.

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Leith Skelsey

Administration Manager, ANZCO Foods Canterbury

I enjoy the people I get to work with, the challenges put in front of me daily and the opportunities to grow as a person and in my career.

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Jason King

Lamb Production Planner

have a personal drive to always grow and develop myself. I enjoy seeing the improvements in the cutting systems and the changes in the market dynamics, and this pushes me to move with the growth of the industry.

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Jessica Sheehan

Receptionist and Site Manager support

I started work with ANZCO as a packer three years ago. I grew to love the company and its values and decided I’d like to expand my career within the business. After two years in the processing room I was given the opportunity to move into the site’s main office.

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“I’ve had great support from supervisors, managers and our on-site training advisor who have helped me upskill and try new things.”
John Moses, Knife Training Co-ordinator

“I enjoy being able to work as part of a great team of people.”
Chad Tangata, Leading Hand

"I've really enjoyed the opportunity to work across our different brands and on projects for international markets including China, Japan, and Europe. Every day there is something new."
Ryan Astle, Digital Marketing Manager

Join our ANZCO Foods Team

Looking to make a difference and challenge yourself? Passionate about our industry and want to join an industry leader? Think you've got a strong skill set that will set you apart?

If you want career diversity and opportunities for advancement then ANZCO is the place for you. We pride ourselves on creating a great working atmosphere and being a fair employer.

Check out our current vacancies