Milk Tanker Drivers - Fixed Term

Central Plateau - Taupo

As part of the Hilton Haulage Limited Partnership structure, Dairy Fresh are committed to providing a first-class service for both farmers and dairy companies through great communication, robust systems, strong whanau values and modern efficient equipment.

Applications are now open for the upcoming Milk Collection season that is due to commence around the end of July 2019.  We have numerous positions available (both permanent and fixed-term - August 2019 until February 2020) based at the Miraka factory on the outskirts of Taupo.

What we offer:

  • Permanent and fixed term positions
  • Competitive salary (annualised) or hourly rates
  • Modern and well maintained fleet and equipment

Why work for us?

Being a Tanker Driver with Dairy Fresh is an exciting position to have. We have some of the best and biggest milk collection trucks on the road – making us a key player in this ever-growing industry. Our commitment to best practice health and safety measures and compliance is unrelenting. We are focussed on ensuring every employee returns home to their families each day in the same condition which they arrived at work.

What we are looking for?

The milk collection task is a critical one; it is the first step in the production process of a range of dairy products, therefore ensuring adherence to strict food safety procedures is paramount in this role.

We are looking for individuals who hold their Class 5 drivers’ licence and offer at least 3 years of truck & trailer experience. Applicants must have great attention to detail, understand the importance of safety at work and can communicate with a range of people including colleagues, customers and farmers.

The position works a rotating roster of 3 days on, 3 nights on, 3 days off. Normal work hours begin at 7am for day shift, and 5pm for night shift. 

If you would like to join an organisation where trucks and transport are at the heart of what we do, please apply now by visiting our website:

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.