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Simplot Australia Pty Ltd

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Program

On-site, Remote work
Here at Simplot Australia we are passionate about our purpose - To Contribute to Feeding our World by Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies

Application dates

Applications Open
4 Sep 2020
Applications Close
30 Sep 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Agricultural Science & Management
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)

Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. We are a key part of the family owned J.R. Simplot Company that employs over 11,000 people across the world.

Our founder, Jack Simplot was an innovator from the start. He created the first frozen french fries that were commercially-viable whilst building a foundation that respected our environment. Our business today creates many favourite household products such as Leggos, John West & Birds-Eye.

Jack Simplot's traditions continue to guide us today. We are passionate about our purpose - to contribute to feeding our world, whilst being the finest stewards possible of our natural resources.

Our Graduate Program

We have opportunities across 4 of our divisions; these include Supply Chain, Commercial, Innovation & Growth, and Finance.

We aim to develop our leaders of the future through our 2 year graduate program. You will be employed on a full time basis and complete a number of rotations throughout our business.

We are looking for graduates who:

  • are innovative thinkers
  • have strong analytical skills
  • possess a growth mindset
  • love to be challenged
  • are resilient & resourceful
  • have highly developed communication skills

Our graduate program has been designed with the objective of giving you broad exposure to our business. You will therefore work with a diverse pool of talented and experienced people as well as gain exposure to our valued customers. You will be supported & developed by a manager, a mentor and a buddy. The training you receive will combine both group & self-paced development.

The Supply Chain roles will be based at one of our manufacturing sites (Echuca (Vic), Bathurst (NSW), Kelso (NSW), Devonport (Tas), Ulverstone (Tas) or at our headquarters in Mentone, Melbourne. All other roles will be based in Mentone.

We operate in a COVID safe environment therefore, at times you may be required to work from home.


To be eligible for our graduate program you have:

  • completed your undergraduate or postgraduate degree within the last 2 years of the program start date (e.g. in either 2019, 2020 or January 2021)
  • achieved a credit average (65% or higher).
  • be available to commence in mid January 2021
  • are an Australian or NZ citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident at the time of submitting this application

Your academic background should include:

  • Supply Chain: Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business, Commerce or Engineering
  • Commcial: Marketing, Business or Communication
  • Innovation & Growth: Food Technology or Food Science
  • Finance: Accounting or Finance (Applicants should have the desire to complete their CPA)

Our food is for everyone and so is our workplace. We strongly believe that diverse teams make stronger teams.

For your application to be considered you must attach your academic transcripts.