Working Here

A CAREER WITH SANFORD IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER

No matter which location or area of our business you’re interested in, Sanford has endless opportunities for you and your future. Our team of over 1500 people work across a wide variety of roles, in locations as remote as the seas surrounding Antarctica.


It takes a diverse and talented team working across many different roles to deliver the highest quality seafood to our customers. Our team have different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, languages, ages and experiences – what they share is a passion and respect for New Zealand’s natural resources.

From engineers, cooks and deckhands, and processing and handling roles on our fishing fleet, vital on-shore support positions such as procurement, health and safety and communications, right through to product development and environmental sustainability roles – whatever vision you have for your future, Sanford can help make it a reality.

Diversity

Our ambition to become the best seafood company in the world means we’re building a future-ready workforce with diversity at all levels. We work hard to ensure everyone is skilled and able to contribute their thoughts and ideas.

Opportunity

At Sanford, entry level positions can take you on a journey that leads to a life-long career. The size and scale of our operation mean that there are limitless opportunities to grow and develop your skills and your career. We actively support and encourage your progression with leadership development programmes and learning and development opportunities.

Reward & Recognition

Sanford offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports your health, wellbeing and day-to-day life. It includes a wellness and counselling program, discounted products, subsidised medical, community engagement activities and banking benefits.


Join our Timaru Processing Manager Tania King as she takes us on a tour of Orange Roughy production

Experience the action, and hear what the team enjoy most about working for Sanford.

Your career

No matter which location or area of our business you’re interested in, Sanford has endless opportunities for you and your future.