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About NextGen Nestlé

Imagine being part of a global success story, working with iconic brands and world-class products. This could be you and your future career because we know today’s graduates are tomorrow’s force for good. If you’re ready to be challenged and want to make a difference, then join our NextGen Nestlé Graduate Program to see a world of opportunity open up before you.

On this page, you can find out more about:

• NextGen Nestlé program
Available streams
Our work culture
How to apply

We are looking for Graduates who are:

Self motivated

Are you quick to learn and seize opportunities


Are you ready to find
creative solutions and new
ideas to problem solve?


Are you flexible and
excited by change?

Team player

A team player
Can you lead by example,
prioritise, simplify and work


Can you spot opportunities
and act on them?


Are you comitted to
delivering and taking
ownership of your results?


Start your career bringing the best value to our consumers

Why do people buy and how can we maximise the success of 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. It's a vibrant and strategic experience that gives you a platform to start your career within a Nestlé sales team.


Start your career creating campaigns that engage our consumers

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


Start your career making sure it all “adds up”!

Our Finance Graduates experience the full life cycle of Nestlé's financial side. This starts with product development and goes all the way through to costing and sales finance; ensuring that everything we do is measured and understood. 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.


Start your career keeping our product lines running smoothly

If the thought of seeing our products come to life from the very beginning excites you, then the Technical & Production stream is for you. You’ll work across different areas including Quality and Line Management. Majors in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic Engineering will be highly regarded.

Supply Chain

Start your career ensuring our popular brands reach shelves across Oceania quickly and reliably

Can you help us add real value to our supply chain? Develop your analytical skills, forward thinking and planning capabilities to help us solve the challenges of getting raw ingredients at the right time and place, and products to our customers. You’ll work across different areas of Supply Chain on exciting projects with colleagues and customers alike to tackle daily challenges and deliver best practice. 


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People are at the heart of our business

We are Nestlé, the Good Food, Good Life company

Why join us at Nestlé?

As a force for good, we aim to build a healthy and sustainable future through products that are made with the health and wellness of our consumers as our first priority. To make this vision a reality, we need a diverse workforce across our various departments that reflects the diversity of our consumers.

That's why the NextGen Nestlé program is looking for future leaders across key areas of our business. We’re looking to discover graduates with leadership potential and commercial acumen. Graduates who are driven for results, innovative and adaptable will succeed in our highly engaged teams.

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Ready to start your career with us?

We're looking to discover truly motivated graduates who seize opportunities and think differently – is this you? When you're ready to apply, you'll need to have all the items in the checklist below available so you can prepare and submit your online application.

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