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Lactalis South Africa: Graduate Programme 2024 New Application

Lactalis SA is excited to announce its Graduate Programme designed for talented and ambitious individuals eager to kick-start their career in the dynamic world of dairy. This comprehensive programme offers graduates a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience, develop essential skills, and contribute to our global success story.

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  • Rotational Assignments: Engage in a structured rotational scheme across various departments within Lactalis, gaining exposure to different facets of the business, including production, quality control, supply chain, marketing, sales, finance, and more.
  • Project Participation: Collaborate on impactful projects under the guidance of experienced mentors, applying academic knowledge to real-world scenarios and contributing innovative ideas to drive business growth.
  • Learning and Development: Participate in training sessions, workshops, and seminars tailored to enhance professional skills, leadership capabilities, and industry-specific knowledge.
  • Analysis and Reporting: Collect, analyze, and interpret data to support decision-making processes, providing valuable insights and recommendations to improve operational efficiency and performance.
  • Networking: Build relationships with peers, mentors, and industry professionals, fostering a strong network that will be beneficial for ongoing career development within Lactalis and the broader industry.
  • Recent graduate or soon-to-be graduate with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in relevant fields such as Business Administration, Food Science, Engineering, Marketing, Finance, or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated academic excellence, leadership potential, and a strong passion for the dairy industry.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Adaptability, willingness to learn, and a proactive attitude towards taking on new challenges.
  • Fluency in English; multilingual abilities are advantageous given our global presence.
Job Benefits
  • Valuable Hands-on Experience: Gain exposure to various aspects of a global dairy company through hands-on projects and cross-functional rotations.
  • Mentorship and Development: Receive guidance and mentorship from industry experts to support your professional growth and career aspirations.
  • Competitive Compensation: Receive a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with your skills and experience.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities: Potential for long-term career growth within Lactalis based on performance and capabilities showcased during the programme.

Interested candidates should submit their updated resume along with a cover letter outlining their motivations, career goals, and why they are an ideal fit for the Lactalis SA Graduate Programme. Shortlisted candidates will undergo a selection process comprising interviews and assessments.

Lactalis is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Dairy Product Manufacturing
Job Location
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, 7599, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 28, 2024
Valid through
December 22, 2023
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