Nestlé careers
Working at Nestlé - thinking globally, acting locally

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Working for Nestlé means having the opportunity to be part of a business which uses local knowledge to implement plans in local markets, whilst also calling on the expertise of its employees and operations all around the world. Globally we employ 330,000 people in over 460 factories worldwide! Nestlé UK is a major player within the UK and Irish food industry, employing 8,000 employees across 23 sites (including 15 factories) producing some of Britain’s favourite brands such as KIT KAT®, NESCAFÉ®, FELIX®, BUXTON® and SHREDDIES®. Around 95% of UK households consume our brands and over two billion Nestlé products are sold in the UK every year.

At Nestlé there are no limits to your success, if you want it we’ll help you get it! Our Academy offers you a lifetime of learning throughout your career, offering development and support every step of the way to make sure that you achieve both professional and personal career fulfilment.


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Organisation name: Nestlé
Address: City Place, Gatwick, RH6 0PA
Tel: 020 8686 3333
Email: [email protected]


GCSE/ 'A' level/ Standard Grade/ Highers

Are you a school leaver that would like the opportunity to gain on the job experience at Nestlé as well as a degree? Our Fast Start Programme could be the answer. We are offering a rare opportunity to graduate whilst earning a salary in a global business and without any tuition fee debt! We’re looking for ambitious and innovative school leavers, with a genuine interest in developing a career in the food and drink industry, to join the Nestlé Academy Fast Start programme. An intensive 3-year programme combining work-based placements in Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and HR with blocks of study at Sheffield Hallam University toward your BA (Hons) degree in Professional Business Practice.
Entry Requirements: • Have achieved/expecting to achieve 300 UCAS points from three A2 Levels/ equivalent (minimum BBB) excluding General Studies or A2 re-sits completed within the last 2 years • Hold 5 GCSEs of minimum grade A* to C with a B in Maths and English • Work experience, although preferable, is not essential
Benefits include: • Attractive starting salary £16,000 • Studying for a degree whilst gaining work experience with a global organisation • 25 days' holiday • Fully funded BA (Hons) degree in Professional Business Practice.

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Your Academy journey could start with one of our Modern Apprenticeship schemes. We offer you a structured programme of development and coaching, and when combined with the drive and desire to exceed your limits, you also have access to a wealth of opportunities within your business area. These roles offer a huge choice of career paths to aim for whilst studying for your qualification and gaining invaluable real work experience.
Entry Requirements: • 5 GCSEs (actual or predicted) at grade C or above in Maths, English, and Science plus two other subjects • A desire to learn new skills • A commitment to quality and delivering high standards • Initiative and the ability to solve problems
Benefits include: • Attractive starting salary • Learn while you earn • 25 days' holiday • Flexible working hours
Functions: Engineering (coming soon – Finance and Manufacturing)

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Graduate & Post-graduate training programme

For ambitious and driven graduates, the Academy offers a wide range of Graduate Programmes across a number of our business areas in: • Engineering • Finance • HR • Manufacturing & Focused Improvement • Marketing • Quality Assurance • Sales • SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) • Supply Chain • IT

Our graduate development programmes offer un-paralleled opportunities to excel and develop a fulfilling career. You will receive a detailed development programme as you look to perfect those key skills required to be our leaders of tomorrow. You also receive cross-functional exposure and work on live projects to deliver real business improvements. What’s more, you are in a real job from day one.
Desirable degrees: We accept all degree disciplines however for some functions, such as engineering, we require a functionally relevant degree
Benefits: As above plus • Starting salary £27,000 • £2,000 welcome bonus • Excellent Benefits Package

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Work placements with combined qualifications

Our Industrial Placements and Internships offer you the chance to work in a real job for anything from 10 weeks up to a year, as well as giving you exposure and experience of working on business projects. Our internships and placements are available in the following functions: Marketing • HR • IT • Marketing • Finance • Sales
Benefits: as above

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