Talent Programs

Our goal at JBS Australia is to create a successful company by helping our team members succeed in their roles and own careers.  We have developed training and leadership programs to deliver on this commitment. The investment we make in future talent, gives our people opportunities to develop and improve their skills and build a better future for themselves, whilst building our business.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Your career can get the kickstart it needs with JBS Australia. We offer a range of nationally recognised and certified traineeships which are fully paid qualifications delivered while you work. Our trades based apprenticeships (such as electrical, mechanical, butchery, and plumbing) are designed to support you in the development of a broad range of skills, whilst achieving a nationally recognised trade qualification.

Our apprenticeships usually last three to four years, whereas our traineeships will continue for approximately twelve months.

  • Cadetships

    Our cadetships are geared to committed, hard working and determined people. To develop the skills required for the unique roles in our business, you will be rotated through different job functions and leadership. Our cadetships offer unique opportunities to gain work experience that may not usually be offered at other employers in areas such as International or Domestic Sales, Livestock Acquisition, and Logistics, to name a few.

Graduate Programs

We offer a small number of graduate opportunities each year to address the professional targeted needs such as electrical and mechanical engineers.  Additionally, there are graduate opportunities within People and Culture (Human Resources), Legal and Finance. 

As a participants in our graduate programs, you will undertake further training and relocate across varied and regional locations. The skills and experience gained will build an excellent foundation for your future career.

  • Leadership Programs

    Our leaders drive the performance and culture of our organisation.

    Our suite of global in-house leadership development programs which includes partnering with world class universities, enables us to tailor very specific programs which draws on our leaders experience to help them to grow their careers. 

What does our succession planning look like?

Your career journey starts with JBS Australia. We offer so many unique and extensive employment options and your working world can start with us! Some of the career path options include: food safety and quality assurance, meat inspectors, work health and safety, training, human resources, procurement and information technology….just to name a few. We also offer a career path into leadership roles with training courses, that are designed to support you into front line leadership, supervisory positions and many other positions across our Australian and global businesses.


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