McCain Foods SA Graduate Trainee Programmes 2021

McCain Foods South Africa is currently offering a number of Graduate-Trainee Programmes in various areas of study to interested and suitable individuals. Be sure to review the minimum requirements of the internship, as well as its job description before applying.

Established in 1957, McCain Foods Limited is a privately owned multi-national company and is considered the largest frozen potato manufacturer in the world today. During its first year of operation, the company made more than $150,000 in gross sales with only 30 employees.

As of 2017, McCain Foods has more than 20,000 employees working in 47 manufacturing plants spread across six continents becoming the largest frozen potato food product manufacturer in the world. In addition, the company generates annual sales amounting to over $8.5 billion.

McCain Foods SA Graduate-Trainee Programmes 2021

The Graduate-Trainee Programmes by McCain Food South Africa have structured graduate/trainee opportunities that run for a duration of 12 months. Successful interns will have the opportunity of acquiring work experience in a complex, international company in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry operating with an integrated supply chain such as agriculture, manufacturing, sales and marketing and logistics and distribution.

The programmes will encompass personal and leadership development. Moreover, the programmes also include exposure to practical experience in various projects as well as the daily operations of McCain Foods SA.

Who should apply?

Only applicants who hold a degree relevant to the graduate programme being applied for may apply.

  • Supply Chain
    • Must have a degree in Information Science, Statistics, or Finance
  • Commercial
    • Holds a degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, or Mathematics
  • Agriculture
    • Must have a BSc degree in Plant Science
  • Finance
    • Holds a BCom in Accounting Hons
  • Production
    • BTech Hons or BSc in MSC Food Science, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • IS
    • A bachelor’s degree graduate of Information Systems and Technology

In addition, applicants will need to meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A South African citizen
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

What is the selection process?

Eligible applicants from historically disadvantaged groups will be given preference. As an equal opportunity employer take steps to ensure their employees thrive in a diverse, inclusive, anti-racist, equitable, and merit-based workplace.

How do I apply?

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Be sure to prepare your supporting documents for uploading during the application process:

  • Comprehensive, up-to-date CV in PDF format
  • Certified copies of the latest academic records, as well as your qualifications

Application Deadline?

No deadline for submission of applications has been set as of this posting.

Contact Information

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