21 December 2020

McCain Foods SA Graduate Trainee Programme 2021

Location(s): Rosebank site and Manufacturing Plant

Company: McCain Foods SA

Description: McCain Foods (SA) is offering a structured one year Graduate Trainee Programme.
This programme is geared towards providing and developing recent graduates aligned programmes. The programme will span over a period of 12 months. Commencing from February 2021 to February 2022. We will take in a total of 10 graduates on this programme. 

The program offers Graduates the opportunity to gain experience in a complex, multinational FMCG business with an integrated supply chain including agriculture, manufacturing, logistics & distribution, and sales & marketing. 

The program will cover leadership and personal development as well as practical exposure to projects, including the day to day operations of this family owned business.


1. Finance                  
Degree: B.Com Accounting Hons.
2. Supply Chain        
Degree: Degree in Information Science/Finance/Statistics.
3. Commercial          
Degree: Degree in Computer Science/Economics/Statistics/Mathematics.
4, Agriculture           
Degree:  B.Sc Plant Science.
5. Production            
Degree: B.Sc; B. Tech Hons in MSC Food Science/Mechanical Eng./Industrial Eng.
6. IS                              
Degree: Information Systems & Technology.

  • Must be a South African Citizen.
  • Must demonstrate that you have graduated and/or completed your degree and/or diploma.
  • Good Communication skills.

Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) graduates. 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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