Amee Lee

Career Story with Wattie’s

I started working with Wattie’s on August 2012 and since then I have been in multiple roles. The experience I’ve gained within each role has been invaluable, I’ve worked under the best managers and without their support and guidance, I wouldn’t have gotten where I am today. During my time at Wattie’s, I’ve constantly been learning and developing my knowledge and skills in so many different areas. I’ve touched on different roles, from Marketing Assistant to Digital Communications, Shopper Marketing to Brand to finally landing on Digital Project Manager - which grew to be one of my biggest career passions in life.

What motivated you to join us?

Working in a large corporate company, I will always be learning and growing which is the biggest motivational factor. With opportunities to work under the best managers, it is definitely an experience I do not want to miss.

What do you enjoy most about your role?

I love challenges! And stepping up into a managerial role is definitely a challenge.

Why you’d recommend us as a place to work?

The people and the culture at Wattie’s are fantastic. Wattie’s offers a wide range of career opportunities, enabling us to grow and widen our career prospects.  

What’s your career highlight, what you’re most proud of?

Achieving a managerial role during the early years of my career. Looking back, I felt like I have grown tremendously, from being a drive thru operator in Burger King to a Communications Specialist sales person in Dick Smith and now working as a

What’s your favourite Wattie’s product and why?

Digital Project Manager, it is definitely the biggest career highlight so far.

What motivates you outside of work? Who inspires you?

Definitely my partner and family. They always have my back and support me in everything I do. My partner has been by my side every step of the way, motivating and encouraging me.

My parents strive to provide the best education for me and my siblings and will always be proud of us as long as we try our best.

What do you like to do most in your spare time?

Spending time with family and shopping. A cup of hot chocolate with a good movie would be my ideal winter night.

What’s your favourite Wattie’s product and why?

Easy question. It would have to be Wattie’s Tomato Sauce. It’s been a childhood’s favourite and still is today.

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