Nestlé SA: Graduate Trainee Programme 2021 – Opportunities for youth

Nestlé SA is calling on suitable individuals who are interested in submitting their application to join the company’s Graduate Trainee Programme for 2021. Take a look at the responsibilities and minimum qualifications of the programme to see if it’s a good fit.

Founded in 1866, Nestlé is one of the leading food and beverage makers in the world. Its global footprint spans 191 countries and carries over 2,000 brands. The company’s founder was Henry Nestlé, a Swiss pharmacist who started the company by making infant cereal. Nestlé South Africa has a number of community outreach initiatives – one of which is its various internship programme offerings.

Nestlé SA Graduate Trainee Programme 2021

The successful applicant will be part of Nestlé’s ESAR team and will have an opportunity to kickstart their profession with one of the leading FMCG in the world. The programme will also have the incumbent based in various locations across South Africa.

The programme receives 6,000 applications each year, and is highly-sought after by new graduates. The successful candidates will go through a 24-month rotational development programme that will introduce Nestlé’s working environment.

Who should apply?

In order to qualify for consideration, applicants will need to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must hold a relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Achieved a 65% GPA in academics
  • Work experience (after graduation) must not exceed 2 years
  • Motivated to reach ambitious performance targets and quality standards
  • Possesses a genuine passion for Nestlé products
  • Outgoing with good people skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Target and goal-driven
  • A fast learner and go-getter

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants are required to complete a ‘gamification’ application game. Once completed, an email will be sent to confirm receipt of the test. The Talent Acquisition team will assess the applications that will contact those who qualify.

Click here to access the test.

Application Deadline?

Nestlé SA is accepting applications until 30 November 2020.

Contact Information

If you wish to get in touch with Nestlé SA, click here to access their ‘Contact Us’ page.

Click the link to view a PDF copy of the Nestlé SA Graduate Trainee Programme 2021advert.

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