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2023 NextGen Nestlé Graduate Program - Technical & Production

We're looking for future leaders!     

Applications are now open for our 2023 NextGen Nestlé Graduate Program – Technical and Production.

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 it’s the graduates of today that shape tomorrow the graduates of today that are our force for good tomorrow

Your experience with us may cover different brands, different business areas, and even different countries. You'll have the chance to learn from some of the brightest minds across our organisation as you grow your career – through your ideas, energy and expertise.

Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the largest FMCG companies in the world and we are driven by our purpose - enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our inclusive and high performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5,000 strong Oceania workforce.

It’s a thrill to walk through a supermarket and see our iconic brands and products in almost every aisle. Nestlé has an unrivalled portfolio of international and local brands like NESCAFÉ, KIT KAT, MAGGI, UNCLE TOBYS and MILO. 

If the thought of seeing our products come to life from the very beginning excites you, then the Technical & Production stream is for you. 

Here are some of the many possible career paths our graduates can take: 

  • Electrical Engineer 
  • Mechanical Engineer 
  • Maintenance Engineer 
  • Compliance functions 
  • Operational Performance

In your chosen area, we'll support you to: 

  • Learn in a practical, hands-on environment with real ownership of what you do 
  • Grow and develop your leadership abilities 
  • Gain the knowledge and business acumen to set you up for long-term success. 

A day in the life of...

Joining a company with a history that goes back over 150 years and operations all over the world does sound pretty monumental. Here at Nestlé, we believe that everything we do across the business is interconnected.

You will see the work you do contribute to our business vision. You will play a role in enhancing the lives of our many consumers that trust and believe in our great products.

In the NextGen Nestlé program, you will go through: 

  • A two year rotational graduate program supported by a tailored learning and development plan to develop your leadership abilities and set you up for long term success
  • 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 performing teams 
  • Broad experience and exposure across our Technical & Production function including Manufacturing Quality and Line Management 
  • You'll learn to embody the Nestlé Continuous Excellence philosophy: zero waste, one team and 100% engagement. 
  • Best of all upon successful completion of the program we commit to placing you in a permanent role. 

What will make you successful

  • A completed University Degree in Engineering (Electronic, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Chemical, Industrial, Computer Science and Robotics) in the last 2 years or in your final year of completion 
  • Ability to work in Australia – permanent residency or citizenship 
  • A current driver’s license 
  • Mobility and willingness to move locations within Australia or New Zealand
  • Candidates who are self-motivated, ready to find new solutions and innovate, adaptable, a team player, insightful, and driven to achieve outstanding results!

COVID-19 vaccination may be required to perform this role, based on the Public Health Orders applicable in some States and Territories and/or conditions of premises entry set by our customers. You may be required to provide evidence of your vaccination or medical exemption as part of our recruitment process.


  • Varied career experiences and personalised development support
  • Wellbeing benefits including vaccinations 
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Purchase Leave Scheme
  • Volunteering leave, Sports leave, Emergency Services leave

If you are ready to be challenged and want to make a difference, then come and join us in our NextGen Nestlé Graduate Program where you will see a world of opportunity open up and make your impact as a force for good.  

Nestlé Oceania supports a culture of diversity and inclusion in all that we do. Take a look at Careers at Nestlé Australia | Nestlé Australia ( to see some of the ways we live and practice this every day in our workplace.

We want to make finding your dream job possible, if you require additional support with your application, please contact us at [email protected] 


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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Chemical Processing, Engineering Electrical,

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:

    Australia, Rhodes, Sydney

  • Closing Date:30th Jun 2022, 12:59 pm


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