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Nestlé Future Talent Graduate Development Programme - Technical and Production

Gradates programme:

The Nestlé Graduate Development Programme is an initiative that we invest in as it is a feeder into our Business Talent pipeline for various functional streams. Each year, Nestlé South Africa welcomes graduates from around the country to our programme. Graduates are taken through a 24 month rotational development programme which is designed to introduce you to the working world of Nestlé, as well as a to provide you with a strong foundation for further development and success.

Throughout the 24 months of the programme, we offer the support of a Mentor, Graduate Coordinator and HR Business partner to guide you on your discovery that “There is more to Life at Nestlé”. Your performance will be continuously assessed to enable you to grow and develop in both functional and business skills.

Graduate profile:

  • Pro-active self-starters
  • Passionate, dynamic, analytical, results focused
  • Assertive and articulate communicator
  • Flexible and hungry for knowledge and rich experience in a high performance culture
  • Interest in the greater good and impacting lives in profound ways


*Minimum required qualification

Technical and Production

  • BSc/B Tech Mechanical, Electrical, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc/B Tech Industrial Engineering
  • B.Sc./B Tech Food Science,
  • Food Technology, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences
  • BSc/B Tech Microbioligy, Food Technology, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology
  • B Agric/B Tech Agriculture (with animal husbandry)


*Possible placement position after completion of Graduate Development Programme

  • Factory Project or Section Engineering, progressing to Factory Engineer
  • Total Performance Management
  • Production Management
  • SHE Management
  • Quality Management
  • Agriculturalist


  • Job type:Graduate jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Agriculture, Engineering, Engineering Chemical Processing, Engineering

  • Workrights:

    South African Citizen

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:8th Sep 2018, 9:59 pm


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