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Research & Development Graduate Program 2023

Developing Leaders of Tomorrow   

The Arnott’s Graduate Program provides talented university graduates with a leadership pathway into one of Australia’s most iconic FMCG businesses. The program is structured to give graduates the freedom to create their future with ownership over significant projects that will have a real and lasting impact.    

We are looking for TRAILBLAZERS who aspire to make an impact and are restless to be the best. 

If you have vision, embody an entrepreneurial spirit and have the tenacity for personal and commercial growth, our graduate program is for you. 

There’s a wealth of opportunity to perform, grow, thrive, network, and impact our iconic legacy. Are you up for the challenge? 

Our Research & Development (R&D) experts create some of Australia’s most loved brands. They make the magic happen by unlocking consumer & nutrition insights and creating world-class food & packaging scientific innovation!  

Learning opportunities for Graduates in R&D centre around Product and Packaging development along with Regulatory Affairs and Nutrition science. Learn how to operate with an innovative mindset, be at the forefront of bringing to life our sustainability agenda, all whilst developing food that will delight our consumers every day!   

The following Research and Development position will be available for a Graduate in Sydney in 2023. 

R&D Nutrition & Regulatory Graduate

As a graduate in The Arnott’s Group R&D team, you will be involved in: 

  • Nutrition and regulatory affairs within four major areas: innovation, sustainability, compliance and stakeholder engagement. 
  • Exploring the future of nutrition trends and opportunities 

Degrees: Food Science, Food Technology, Nutrition & Dietetics, or related fields 

Ingredients for Success 

The Arnott’s Graduate Program aims to develop future leaders who can make an impact. 

We are proud at The Arnott’s Group to have leadership competencies that form the basis of “how” we operate. Our graduate assessment centres will focus on these as they are the secret ingredient in achieving business results. The three competencies are: 

  • Leading From The Front | Being restless to hold yourself to high standards, being energized by accountability, and role modelling agility to address challenges. 
  • Growing Talent | Adopting a growth mindset, coaching, and developing others, and actively seeking out feedback to build self-awareness. 
  • Win The Right Way | Respectfully challenges and champions ideas, agile approach to drive speed of decision making, and disrupts to drive progressive change to become the best. 



The 2023 Graduate Program will commence in February 2023 and run for 9 months.   

At the end of the 9 months, those graduates who demonstrate high performance and make a significant impact will be offered permanent positions. 

Key Dates   

Applications open on 25th July and close on 28th August.  

Virtual assessment centres will be conducted between 26 - 29 September and the Program will start in February 2023. 

Locations & Business Functions 

We have opportunities across Australia and New Zealand in the following locations: North Strathfield and Huntingwood in NSW, Shepparton in VIC, Marleston in SA, Virginia in QLD and Auckland in NZ. 

Other Business Functions we are hiring for include: Supply Chain, Engineering, Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy, Sales, Marketing, Digital & Technology, Finance and People & Culture. 

Q&A session with our CEO 

Want to know more about The Arnott's Group and our graduate program?  
Join our CEO, George Zoghbi as he shares his personal leadership insights and discusses the unique opportunities for entrepreneurial Graduates at The Arnott’s Group. 

To register, please visit our Graduate Program page on   

Our Company 

The Arnott’s Group portfolio of brands such as Tim Tams, Campbell Soup, Shapes, V8 and Scotch Finger continues the 155-year legacy of the Arnott family, providing quality, great-tasting food. Our ambition is to be a regional powerhouse of consumer food brands and our purpose is simple: to create delicious moments.  

We foster equality, diversity and sustainability, high performance with integrity, balancing decisions from our head and heart and delighting our customers every time. 

Apply now! 

Applications close 28 August 2022

The Arnott’s Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve.  We are an equal opportunity employer – because it’s right for our consumers, our business and our people.    

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Food Technology, Science

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:





    Feb 2023 (approx)

  • Closing Date:28th Aug 2022, 12:59 pm


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