Nestle: Graduate Trainee (Bryanston)

Graduate Trainee - East & Southern Africa Region

Bryanston, ZA

Position Snapshot Location: Multiple Locations (East and Southern Region) Company: Nestlé Qualification:  A relevant completed Bachelor Degree Closing Date: 30 November 2020

Position Summary The Nestlé Graduate Programme is now open for applications and we are looking for the next potential young talent to join our ESAR team. Covering 23 countries in East and Southern Africa, from Eritrea to South Africa, Mauritius to Namibia the Graduate programme is a great way for young graduates to kickstart their career with the number 1 leading FMCG company in the world with an opportunity to be based in multiple locations across our region.





A day in the life of... A Graduate at Nestlé…….. The Graduate Programme is a highly sought-after programme that sees in excess of over 6000 applications per year. Graduates are taken through a 24 months rotational development programme that introduces the working world of Nestlé, as well as a strong foundation for further development.

  • The programme provides a broader understanding of the business allowing you to gain exposure in your field of study making you more versatile


At Nestlé, we are continuously searching for the best Graduates to join our Nestle team and help us in achieving and maintaining our vision of being the "world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company".


What will make you successful

  • Successful completion of the gamification application game https://nestle.thetalent.games/south-africa/index.html

  • A relevant completed Bachelor Degree

  • Over 65% academic average

  • Must have less than 2 years working experience post studies

  • A drive to achieve ambitious performance objectives and quality standards

  • Passionate about our Brands

  • Good with people interaction

  • Great communication skills

  • Goal-driven

  • Outgoing personality

  • Target-driven

  • Go-getter

  • Fast learner


Placement Departments:

  • Supply Chain

  • Technical and Production

  • Technical and Production - Engineering

  • Technical and Production - Quality

  • Technical and Production - Regulatory

  • Technical and Production - Packaging

  • Technical and Production - SHE

  • Technical and Production - Agriculture

  • Marketing

  • Sales

  • Shared Services (HR,Auditing, Finance, IT, Legal)


Bachelor's Degree specializing in one of the following courses:

Accounting, Actuarial science, Animation and Multimedia Technology, Architectural design, Arthistory and Curating, Banking and Finance, Biomedical Science, Business Management, Cyber security, Communication Design, Communication Media and Screen Studies, Composition and Music Technology, Data Science, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, Engineering— Aerospace, Engineering— Electronics, Engineering— Civil, Engineering — Electrical and Computer Systems, Engineering — Materials, Engineering — Mechanical, Engineering — Mechatronics, Finance, Fine art, Graphic design, Human Resources, Industrial design, Interior Architecture, IT and Computer Sciences, International relations, Journalism,

Law, Liberal arts, Mathematical Economics and Econometrics, Media Sciences, Medical Bioscience, Medicinal Chemistry, Medicine and Surgery, Music Performance, Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Paramedicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Psychological Science, Psychological Science and Business, Public Health, Public Relations, Radiation Sciences, Radiography and Medical Imaging, Resources Engineering, Sales, Secondary Health and Physical Education, Software Engineering, Supply Chain, Visual arts, Other



Be a force for good. Join Nestlé.

Applications close on 30 November 2020



Click HERE to apply


Applying for a Graduate Programme

  • Step 1: Before you can apply for the program, please ensure that you meet all the criteria.

  • Step 2: Complete the Talent Games on the following link https://nestle.thetalent.games/south-africa/index.html This game can be played on both mobile & desktop, so please feel free to use the medium you are most comfortable with.

  • Step 3: Once you've applied & played Talent Games, we'll email a confirmation of receipt. Our Talent Acquisition Team will then carefully assess your application and provide you with feedback every step of the way!

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