Graduate Streams

Graduate Streams

Graduate Streams

At Nestlé, we’re looking to build a healthy sustainable future to delight our consumers and take care of the people in our world. To make this vision a reality, we need a lot of different people, with a lot of different skills, to make that happen. That’s why the Next Gen Nestlé program is looking for future leaders across key areas of our business.

What We Are Looking For


“To succeed in the Next Gen Nestlé program, we’re looking for graduates who are:

  • Self-motivated – are you a quick to learn and seize opportunities?
  • Innovative – are you ready for challenges and able to think of creative ways to solve problems?
  • Adaptable – in the FMCG world, things move quickly. Are you flexible and excited by change?
  • Smart workers – can you prioritise, simplify and work collaboratively?
  • Insightful - can you spot opportunities and act on them?
Driven – not only to deliver results, but on your promise as well.


Graduate Streams

  • How does a global brand communicate to an entire world of consumers? Work across new product development, point of sale development, brand communications and how to interact and work with sales teams. This is a golden opportunity to work across world-leading brands.

    In your first year, you’ll be an Area Manager in our field sales team. Here you’ll manage a group of stores and merchandisers, working with Store Managers to organise orders, promotions and product merchandising.

    In your second year, you’ll work in a marketing team learning how new products are conceived, created and launched, as well as how brands communicate themselves to consumers. You’ll also spend time in a Channel Sales Development (CCSD) team where you’ll work with our retail partners to plan promotional activity and integrated shopper campaigns.

    It’s a dynamic and strategic experience that gives you a platform to start your career within a Nestlé marketing team.

     

     

  • Why do people buy and how can we maximise our promotions? As you gain insights into consumer and shopper behaviour, you’ll help create compelling sales offers and develop integrated shopper campaigns that excite and entertain.

    In your first year, you’ll be an Area Manager in our field sales team. Here you’ll manage a group of stores and merchandisers, working with Store Managers to organise orders, promotions and product merchandising.

    In your second year, you’ll work in a marketing team learning how new products are conceived, created and launched, as well as how brands communicate themselves to consumers. You’ll also spend time in a Channel Sales Development (CCSD) team where you’ll work with our retail partners to plan promotional activity and integrated shopper campaigns.

    It’s a dynamic and strategic experience that gives you a platform to start your career within a Nestlé sales team.

     

     

  • Does learning about how we supply our brands to retailers all across Australia excite you? Can you help us add real value to our supply chain?

    You will have the opportunity to contribute ideas which will make over 1 billion products efficiently available whenever and wherever customers want them.

    You’ll leverage technology through the value stream to support the flow of demand; technology which also tracks that we have effectively fulfilled customer orders.

    In the program, you will experience the end to end value change through roles in each of our key functional areas: Customer Service, Demand and Supply Planning, Physical Logistics and Procurement.

    You’ll work strategically on exciting projects with colleagues and customers alike to tackle daily challenges and deliver best practice.

     

     

  • Our Finance Graduates experience the full life cycle of the financial side of Nestlé. This starts with product development and goes all the way through to sales and measuring everything we do.

    In Operational Financial Services, you’ll put accounting 101 into action, talk to the business, and see profit and loss theory become a reality.

    Experience Sales Finance and scrutinize our trade promotions that pay for the discounts you see in grocery stores. You’ll learn how the mechanics of this work and evaluate trade promotion success.

    Ever wondered what it’s like to follow how a Kit-Kat is made? In Factory Finance, witness products being born and created and learn how finance contributes to managing product development budgets.  As well, in our Costing team, you’ll be working with the business to provide financial guidance using activity based costing as well as looking for opportunities to optimise the way we work.

    As a CPA Recognised Employer Partner, your path to achieving a CPA qualification is streamlined. We provide financial support and study leave for you to complete each module.


     

     

  • How does a factory run? How do you refine processes to maximise productivity and minimise waste? If these questions burn inside you then the Technical and Production stream is for you.

    In your first year, you’ll have an amazing opportunity to work at two of Nestlé’s regional factories. Here you’ll learn our systems for continuous excellence as well as hands on problem solving techniques. Within the factory you’ll work across multiple areas including Manufacturing Quality and Line Management.

    As your rotation progresses we’ll give you real opportunities to lead projects and demonstrate what you’ve learnt across management of projects and people, safe work practices and being a team leader of high performance teams. You'll learn to embody the Nestlé Continuous Excellence philosophy: zero waste, one team and 100% engagement.