Nestlé graduate scheme

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About the company

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Nestle is the world’s leading nutrition, health, and wellness company. Employing 7,000 members of staff in the UK & Ireland across 19 sites, it produces some of the best-loved brands out there, including Kit Kat, Nescafe, and Purina Petcare.

It’s estimated that around 97% of British households use Nestle products, and more than 2 billion items are sold each year in the UK alone. The business is also a major exporter, shipping £300million worth of products every year to over 50 countries.

Graduate programmes are offered in a range of functions, including: Engineering, Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain. Successful applicants are given the opportunity to excel every day, and will be involved with a wide range of projects. There’s a strong emphasis on teamwork, and graduates are expected to form positive working relationships across the business to aid their future careers.

All graduates will work on their own personalised development programme, which will be regularly discussed with line managers and senior stakeholders. This is often focused on the leadership skills necessary to progress into a senior role at Nestle.

The starting salary is around £27,000, and there’s a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme.

Interesting fact

Every single second of the day 418 Kit Kats are consumed around the world!

Benefits of working for Nestle

£2,000 welcome bonus
Contributory pension scheme

Application process

Application Form
Situational Judgement Test
Numerical Testing
Telephone Interview
Assessment Centre
Offer Made

Programmes offered

Buying and merchandising

Human Resources


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