Another won over to the wool side

Wool has been a part of Emily Shields’ life since she was born.   Raised on a mixed farming Merino property in North East Victoria, Australia, Emily begrudgingly started assisting her father in the wool section at the local A&P show at age 14. After leaving school in 2014 and completing a degree in Law & […]

Storeman –> Trainee Woolscour Manager WoolWorks South Island

Starting at Mulcahy Wools during his school holidays and following in the footsteps of his father andgreat‐grandfather, Mitchell Young hadn’t intended on a career in the wool industry. Following studying at Otago University and completing a BCom with a major in Management,Mitchell found himself hooked on the wool industry, and the potential it provided. He […]

Storeman –> Logistics Manager WoolWorks North Island

Aaron Spooner started with WoolWorks in 2013.    His career began in the store, unloading greasy wool bales from trucks, arranging bales for our sorting department to process, and loading container trucks.  The storeman role incorporated some computer work and logistics skills.    Aaron quickly learned the scouring process, as well as our store processes and worked in multiple […]

University student to Process Energy Engineer

When WoolWorks made the decision to cease using coal and decarbonise it’s Timaru site, we decided that we needed an inhouse expert on energy processes to assist with the transition.  The decarbonisation was only the beginning of WoolWorks’ clean energy plans, and so we decided to recruit a university graduate who was at the top of […]