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Graduate Program 2022- Daimler Truck and Bus

Daimler Truck and Bus has an exciting opportunity for three enthusiastic and driven graduates to join Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific and be exposed to real learning, real experiences and real jobs across our entire business and across our various brands. Our two-year Graduate program will provide you with the opportunity to begin your career with a prestigious global brand on the cutting edge of technology.

Who we are:

The Daimler Truck & Bus umbrella encompasses three strong truck and two bus brands, offering pioneering technologies and tailor-made products for varied applications all over the world and particularly for challenging Australian conditions: Mercedes Benz Truck and Bus, Freightliner and Fuso Truck and Bus. As the world’s leading truck and bus manufacturer and a pioneer of automotive and transport solutions, we continue to shape the future of mobility today and the group will continue to focus on innovative and green technologies, safe and superior truck and bus offerings that appeal to our customers. Daimler Truck & Bus consistently focuses on three strategic fields of action including technology leadership, global presence, and intelligent platforms.

Our employees are our most important assets. With a powerful team across Australia and New Zealand, we are inspired to develop and provide great solutions for our customers with a view on the now while also keeping a strong focus on the future. We are leaders in innovation, efficiency, fuel economy, safety, performance and connectivity and we will continue to invest in and develop these pillars to better service and support our partners, dealers and customers in achieving their own ambitious goals and objectives.

Our Graduate Program:

Our Graduate program will provide three talented graduates with the chance to immerse themselves in our fast growing business and to expand their knowledge of our inspiring and innovative industry. This exciting opportunity will be based at our head office located in Mulgrave, Victoria.

Our Graduate program is a 2-year program with three rotational 8-month assignments across three divisions: Finance / Business Intelligence, Aftersales and one of our prestigious brands. During our finance rotation, our graduates will be exposed to different functions including financial and management accounting. There will be a focus on the continuous improvement functions as well as exposure to Business Intelligence. Within Aftersales, graduates will deep dive into the Aftersales results and will look into current offerings and potential new solutions to determine how we can best take them to market. You will investigate competitor service activity through market research and identify gaps and opportunities, participating in projects to bring these initiatives to fruition. Within our brands, you will support the implementation of new systems, processes and infrastructure to achieve improved business efficiency and accuracy, be involved with event assistance with the launch of new products as they arise and assist with the execution of marketing plans, support sales operations and be involved in ad hoc projects.

As a global company, we take pride in ensuring that all employees are provided with support and mentoring throughout their career with us. Our graduates will be provided with mentoring sessions from our internal management team as well as support from our Human Resources team. Additionally, we have a tailored learning and development program to ensure that our staff members are driving their own development.

Key features of our program:

  • Rotational 8-month assignments across three departments; Finance / Business Intelligence, Aftersales and one of our globally recognised brands
  • Potential short retail or international rotation at one of our head offices at the completion of the 2 year program (Mercedes-Benz in Germany, Fuso in Japan or Daimler Trucks in North America)
  • Regular Assessment and Goal setting sessions with department managers
  • Mentor and Buddy support from managers and senior leaders
  • Ongoing soft skills training during each rotation

About you:

We are looking for innovative and highly driven graduates to join our company to help shape our fast growing global business. You will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, organisation and leadership skills as well as a high attention to detail. You will enjoy working with others and will bring out of the box thinking and a genuine passion for our industry. You will have a strong interest in immersing yourself in all business units across all rotations in order to achieve greater insights into our business and the trucking industry as a whole. Our three graduates will be highly motivated individuals who are willing to continuously learn from themselves and from others, in order to determine their future goals and to have the opportunity to become future leaders of our business.

  • Possess strong leadership skills as well as interpersonal skills in order to engage with key stakeholders either internal or external
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent (upcoming or recent graduates from 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Have a strong academic background (in any discipline)
  • Be ready to commence our program in early January 2022
  • Have an interest in the commercial vehicle industry

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply by submitting your cover letter, resume and academic transcript via the link below. Applications close on Friday, 7th May, 2021.

You must have a permanent working visa for Australia / New Zealand at the time of application to be able to apply for this position.

At Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific, we believe our people make the difference. We proudly offer generous employee benefits, such as discounted car leasing and purchase options, on-site parking, employee assistance programs and much more. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are proud to be recognized as a Workplace Gender Equality Employer of Choice and we support a flexible and progressive work culture. We actively recognize our committed people through Employee Recognition and Reward programs. We also provide exciting learning and career development opportunities .

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Business and Commerce, Marketing and

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,

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  • Closing Date:7th May 2021, 7:00 am


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