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Whether you have questions about the job application process or facing issues with the site, we are here to help. Browse through some of the more common questions we get.




Life at Nestlé

Our culture is based on our values, which are rooted in respect. At Nestlé, you’ll find an inclusive working environment that's flexible, adaptable and fast-paced. In these short videos, our colleagues discuss what our culture means to them.​

Our approach to flexible working varies depending on location and team. For us, flexible working means using different working options, technologies and innovative thinking to maximize performance and create a more productive, engaged and efficient workplace.​

We offer a variety of benefits to help you meet your health, wellness, educational and financial needs. You’ll be recognized for your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits package. You may benefit from our comprehensive medical and insurance benefits, wellness flexi-benefits and staff purchase scheme.​

What you wear to work at Nestlé will depend on the job that you do. During the application process, please ask your recruiter about what is appropriate for the role.​

We believe life is richer with pets, so in some offices you can! Please ask your recruiter for more details.​

Our aim is to create workplaces where everyone feels included and able to bring their whole selves to work. This commitment starts at recruitment and continues to the end of your relationship with us. Each of our markets has a diversity & inclusion action plan designed to provide equal opportunities for everyone to contribute, grow and feel valued. Learn more at our Diversity & Inclusion page.​



Growing at Nestlé

We encourage our people to continuously learn, develop and grow to unleash their full potential – it’s at the heart of our culture. That is why you will have access to a comprehensive portfolio of training opportunities and a network of coaches and mentors to take your career to the next level.​

Yes. There are many opportunities available in the organization and you can explore roles in line with your career aspirations. We are a truly global company where you can gain an incredibly broad spectrum of experiences and outlooks, learning from exceptional people in a wide range of professions. Collaboration across teams, territories, and continents is our way of life.​

First, find the part of the business that suits you best. Then, you’re in charge of your professional development: it’s your ideas, enthusiasm for learning and solution-oriented mindset that will open up a wealth of opportunities. You will be supported by regular check-ins throughout the year along with coaching, feedback and recognition.​

We have a network of mentors and coaches who employees can reach out to. In addition, coaching tools and methodologies are always available to all employees through our Everyday Coaching training and practices.​

Depending on your development program, we can offer external courses: this is an option that you will be able to discuss with your line manager. Many of our training courses are held in-house, often with external training facilitators. Overall, we find that 70% of learning happens through experience, 20% through professional relationships and 10% through training.​



Jobs at Nestlé

We look for people who fit with our working culture, which is collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial, and rooted in respect. Our people are passionate and curious, and motivated to unlock the power of food to enhance the quality of life for everyone today and for generations to come. Agility, adaptability, a growth mindset and inclusivity are also important. 

Visit our Job search page to filter opportunities by keyword, country or region, location and career area. Olivia, our Virtual Recruiting Assistant, can also help you find available positions near you. The chat window is located at the bottom left of your screen.​

We post jobs as soon as they're available. Visit the Job search page regularly to see our new opportunities and join our talent network to receive tailored job recommendations.​



Applying at Nestlé​

Registration on our job platform should take around 10 minutes. Providing more information will help us match you to a role, so please take your time to complete your details. Job applications take about 25 minutes: this will give you time to attach a cover letter and answer specific questions about the vacancy.​

It means you’ll be able to apply for vacancies without having to enter your details each time. You’ll also be able to maintain and update your details whenever you want, and save previous searches so you can access them quickly.​

Search through 'Open jobs' and find one that's a match for your skills and experiences, then click 'Apply'. You'll need to submit a copy of your CV. You can apply from your phone or computer.​

We always ask for a CV when applying for a job at Nestlé. It helps us understand the strengths and skills you'll bring to a role.​

You will need to have a profile created on our portal with a valid email address, phone number you can be reached at, and an updated CV. For some jobs, you will also be asked to submit a cover letter.​

No. Roles are advertised frequently, so online applications offer you the best chance to be considered for current and future roles.​

Your details will only be seen by Nestlé recruiters and the line manager responsible for the specific vacancy you have applied for.​

As soon as your details are registered, you will receive an online acknowledgment.​

Yes. If you've applied online and included your email address, we'll contact you via email. Please make sure the email address you provide is accurate and one you access regularly.​

Once you apply online, the recruiter will review your application. If you are a good match for the job you’ve applied for, you will be contacted via email or phone. Please make sure the email address and mobile number you provide are accurate and the ones you access regularly.​

No, because your email address serves as your username.​



Recruitment at Nestlé

Although it may differ from role to role, the process is likely to include the stages we explain at Start your Nestlé journey. Visit the page to learn about the process and find tips for your application.​

This depends on the role. If your application is chosen to move forward, a recruiter will reach out with next steps. Interviews may be on the phone, via video or in person. ​

We appreciate the time and effort you take when interviewing with us. We will keep you updated on the status of your application, and you can request for feedback from the hiring manager or the recruiter.​

Yes. New positions are posted as soon as they are available and you can even apply to multiple roles, but please be thoughtful. Applying for multiple roles does not increase your odds of getting hired. You should focus on applying for a role that you really want and are qualified for.​

Understand who we are and what we stand for, and learn about the functional area and part of the business you are interested in. Also, identify what you bring to Nestlé: your skills, strengths and how you will add value to our team. Find more tips. For tests, ensure you complete them in a quiet environment with no distractions. Give yourself enough time to complete the assessments and do the practice test to understand the questions in the assessments.​

Let your recruiter know and they will help you with the next steps.​



Internship at Nestlé​

We have various internship programs available throughout the year across our locations. To learn more, visit our Students and Graduates page.​

Yes, all our internships are paid.​

You can find internships and apply on the Students and graduates page.​

Our internships are targeted towards undergraduates, unless otherwise stated.​

Our internship opportunities are available throughout the year. As for our Nestlé Internship Leap Programme, applications open in the third quarter of the year, for summer of the following year.​

Yes. However, we encourage students to only apply to positions that spark their interest.​





Please ensure that you upload your CV in the candidate profile section in the indicated format.​

Go to the careers page and log in to the system. Select 'Access to my applicant profile' and choose the relevant editing option.​