Inside Info: Sealord

Sealord has a diverse range of opportunities to start your career. With fishing operations in New Zealand, Australia and Mauritius, Sealord is one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere. Encompassing both sustainable deep-sea fishing and finfish aquaculture operations, Sealord employs more than 1,000 people in New Zealand and 240 people overseas.

Specialising in fishing, processing, distribution and marketing, Sealord exports 90% of our catch in various frozen formats to 40 countries. Sealord’s people are passionate about fishing, innovation, delicious seafood and the wellbeing of each other and the environment through their value-based culture.

Why choose to work for Sealord?

• be part of an innovative, fun, friendly and diverse work community
• apprenticeships, training support and career progression
• a range of different jobs and shifts, including a flexible ‘school hours’ shift (factory)
• enjoy access to free health and wellbeing services
• discounts on food, mobile / data plans, health insurance, gym memberships, banking and more for you and your whānau

Learn and earn with Sealord. Sealord invests in its people, training and coaching you from day one to help develop your career, whether you start as an apprentice, or already come with skills and qualifications.

Apprenticeships – or traineeships on offer include the New Zealand Certificate Seafood Processing with strands in Fish and Fish Products, Live Holding, Cleaning and Sanitation, Seafood Logistics or New Zealand Certificate in Fishing Vessel Crewing and marine engineering traineeships for sea-going crew. Apprenticeships onshore have different specialist fields including Prep-End, Pack End, Loft, Logistics and Leadership.

Check out Sealord’s careers page here

Email Sealord or download the careers brochure