McCain Foods South Africa Graduate Programme 2024

Job Summary

Applications are now open for the McCain Foods Foods SA Graduate Programme 2024!

Closing date: They didn’t say

  • Position Title: McCain Foods SA Graduate Programme 2024
  • Position Type: Temporary – Full-Time ​
  • Requisition ID: 27439 


  1. ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Johannesburg
  2. ZA – South Africa : Gauteng : Springs
  3. ZA – South Africa : Mpumalanga : Delmas
  4. ZA – South Africa : North West : Lichtenburg 

What’s in it for you?

  • Unleash your potential: Our Grad Programme is designed to help you discover your strengths and develop the skills needed to excel in your career.
  • Real-world experience: Gain hands-on experience in different areas of our business and work on exciting projects that truly make a difference.

  • Mentorship & Guidance: Benefit from the guidance of seasoned professionals who will support your growth every step of the way.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals and build valuable connections within the industry.
  • You’ll be empowered to challenge conventions, think outside the box, and make a real impact on our company and communities.
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General Requirements

  • Should be a South African Citizen
  • Must be able to demonstrate that you have graduated and/or completed your degree and/or diploma
  • Must achieve a combined aggregate of 65% or higher
  • Should not have previously partaken OR currently be part of an Internship or Graduate programme.
  • Able to communicate effectively within all levels of the organisation.

  • Good Computer literacy – Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Package.
  • Willingness to relocate throughout program
  • Curious mindset seeking a rewarding Career
  • Graduates will be required to be based at the site where the specific vacancy is advertised for the duration of the Graduate Development programme. These include Delmas – Mpumalanga, Springs – Gauteng, Rosebank – Gauteng and Lichtenburg – North-West (Agriculture only).

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with endless possibilities? 


Do you have one of the required qualifications specified below? Then apply for the McCain Foods SA Graduate Programme. Together, let’s create a brighter future through food!

????BComm Sales/Marketing/Business Management
????BSc Food Science or BTech Food Science & Technology/ B degree Consumer Science/ Consumer Science (Food & Nutrition)
????BSc Agronomy/Plant Science (Honours)
????B degree Consumer Science/ Consumer Science (Food & Nutrition)
????BEng Mechanical Engineering/

????BTech Mechanical Engineering
????BEng Electrical Engineering / BTech Electrical Engineering
????BEng or BSc Industrial Engineering
????BTech degree in Safety Management/ BTech Diploma/ Degree in Occupational Health & Safety
????BComm Industrial Psychology/Human Resources
????BComm Accounting/B-Accounting
????BComm Supply Chain & Operations

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How to Apply


Careers at McCain Foods South Africa

McCain Foods Limited is a Canadian multinational frozen food company established in 1957 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of frozen potato products.

Our ambition at McCain Foods South Africa is to cultivate an all-embracing workplace environment that embodies our values.

With this in mind, we invite and encourage applications from people with disabilities and all appointments will be made in line with the Company’s Employment Equity goals which encourages diversity, equity and inclusivity.

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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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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