graduate scheme

Supply Chain Graduate

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Supply Chain at Nestlé is a very wide-ranging area, made up of lots of different teams involved at the start of a product’s life. From finding the ingredients through to getting the product into the hands of our customers and consumers. Think coffee bean to Nescafé.

With Supply Chain, you’ll be keeping the conversation flowing between all the different parts of Nestlé, our suppliers and our customers. You’ll also be problem-solving on-the-fly, thinking logically and putting those serious people skills of yours to use. Turning specialist insight into solid plans, you’ll ensure our iconic products reach the hands of consumers across the world.

Your training will see you hitting all the different parts of the company and all the different processes. It could see you helping source the best raw materials to organising the delivery of KitKat to customers – it’s all about getting a full understanding of how everything at Nestlé works together to get the end product. And you’ll be putting everything you learn into practice.

In two years you’ll undergo three placements (6-12 months long) that will see you travelling to sites up and down the country to get involved in real projects across different areas of the business. Depending on your interest, that could be in Demand and Supply Planning, Procurement, Customer Service or Logistics. You’ll talk to our customers, help negotiate contracts and look at sales forecasting, all with a focus on sustainability, recycling and cost-effectiveness. It’ll be a packed couple of years, but you’ll come away bursting with specialist Supply Chain know-how, learned from experienced professionals.

After that, you’re all set for a career in Supply Chain. And that’s an area with huge potential, as you’ll come to find out. Located all over the UK, Corporate Supply Chain roles cover everything from transport and warehousing (Logistics), to sourcing everything from recycled plastic (Procurement), to figuring out how much we’re going to sell (Demand Planning). The scope is massive.

Please note that you can only make one application per annual recruitment intake, so do take time to consider what’s going to suit you best.


We’re committed to improving people’s lives in everything we do. And that includes our employees. We want you to love your job and to feel rewarded for the contribution you make, so you can expect a competitive salary, plus all sorts of benefits. These include an Annual Bonus (as long as you meet certain criteria); Membership of the Cereal Partners Pension Plan; access to our Flexible Reward Scheme - where you can take advantage of the benefits that best suit you. Pretty good eh?

Please note that you can only make one application per annual recruitment intake, so do take time to consider what’s going to suit you best.

What we are looking for

People who think things through, who see problems before they occur and, if they do, can take steps to remedy them quickly. This role is about challenging the norm – seeing the way we do things and daring to find a better way.

We want people who’ll take a front seat in the decision-making process. After all, you’ll be shaping the future of Nestlé, driving our sustainability agenda. How do you think we made it to 150 years old? By hiring people like you, of course.

So if you’re just out of uni with a decent degree and are champing at the bit to put your big ideas into action, let’s chat. We think we might have a lot in common.

Accepted degree subjects

  • accounting and finance
  • mathematics
  • economics

Additional job details

West Sussex
 · West Sussex (Gatwick)
£30,000 pro rata

plus excellent benefits

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 29 September 2021

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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