Bega is home to many trusted and wholesome food brands enjoyed in Australia and around the world. Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX listed company with a turnover in excess of $1.5 billion, and over 2000 employees is made possible by our values and outward looking perspective. If you believe in building a Great Australian Food Company, you are curious and creative, and invested in the success and growth of others as much as your own, then you might be the one we are looking for!
With a strong regional focus and dedication to community, we are proud of our heritage which continues to build outstanding opportunities for people to develop and thrive.
The Bega Graduate Experience
We are inviting applications for enthusiastic and motivated graduates to join our team at Bega Cheese. We are looking for a talented and energetic individual who is eager to learn and has a desire to make an impact.
Working on day-to-day activities to support your immediate team as well as providing challenging and meaningful projects, Bega graduates will undertake a comprehensive 18 - month rotational program with a focus on technical knowledge and skills, Bega business acumen and personal opportunities to prepare you for an exciting career.
About the Position
Bega is recruiting graduates into our Nutritionals Business Unit, a dynamic high performing team responsible for the manufacturing and sales of infant formula and nutritional life-stage powders for the domestic and international markets.
This opportunity will be based in Tatura (approximately 20 minutes from Shepparton) located within the Goulburn Valley. The Goulburn River forms the backbone and lifeblood of our region, winding its way through beautiful countryside, native forests and fertile farmlands, bringing life to the rich agricultural landscape which has made the area renowned as Australia’s food bowl. Shepparton is renowned for its sporting community, riverside walking/cycle tracks and is only 2 hours from the alpine snow fields. Visit www.visitshepparton.com.au for more information.
Relocation assistance goes with the job, we will help you financially and practically.
You will also benefit from coaching as well as the support of a dedicated buddy to help you make the most of the program. Highlights of the program include exposure to a growing part of the business, creating a professional network across the Bega Group nationally, and bringing fresh ideas to Bega.
We work in a highly collaborative environment that provides flexibility, opportunities and respects differences. Our product range is diverse and so are the opportunities for professional and career development. We are committed to providing our people with broad experiences to build a successful career.
To be successful in this role
We look for potential, not only performance. To be successful you will be open about your strengths and weaknesses and prepared to challenge yourself. We value diversity of thinking, experiences and perspectives and listening. Bega people support each other to achieve together.
To qualify for any Graduate Program role at Bega, applicants must:
- Have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Food Technology or related Engineering discipline within the last two years (i.e. from June 2017) or be completing their degree* by November 2019.
- Be a high academic achiever
- Have a willingness to learn and adapt to changes
- Have a reputation for producing quality work
- Have excellent communication skills and teamwork
Applicants must be either:
- an Australian Citizen;
- a permanent resident of Australia;
- a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport; or
- hold a current visa that allows them to work full-time in Australia until at least August 2022
We want to learn about you.
Apply online via www.begacheese.com.au/careers/currentvacancies, please include a cover letter and a copy of your most current academic transcript with your resume.
The position description is available for download when you click through to apply.
Any queries regarding this position may be sent to [email protected] but all applications must be made online via the Bega website.
Applications close: 21 August 2019