Mars Australia

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Type of Organisation

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

Employer Profile

We’re a family business that’s been making products for people, and the pets that

people love, for more than 100 years. Mars is behind some of the world’s best loved

brands in the world including M&M's®, Pedigree®, Royal Canin®, Dolmio®, Whiskas®,

Schmackos®, Skittles®, Extra® and Uncle Ben’s®.


Globally, we’re 100,000 self-proclaimed Martians - we’re pet obsessed, confectionery

lovers, foodies, dream chasers and community builders - working across 80 different

countries. The Five Principles - Quality, Efficiency, Responsibility, Mutuality and

Freedom - are at the heart of everything we do. These principles inform our decisions

and unite us across geographies, languages, cultures and generations.


Here in Australia, we're a family of over 2,200 associates spread predominately across regional centres throughout New South Wales and Victoria. Interesting, bustling and vibrant places where you can enjoy a great lifestyle and a real sense of community. Our seven manufacturing facilities produce over 40 well-loved brands.


Where you start your career at Mars, is just the beginning. Joining our Graduate program, which is known as The Mars Leadership Experience, will kick off three rewarding years packed with great experiences, opportunities and learning. Our program is designed to build both your functional/technical skills, as well as providing you with stretching leadership opportunities to prepare you for an exciting career.


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

We're based predominately in regional locations including Ballarat VIC, Wodonga VIC and Wyong, NSW. Our Sales roles are available in Melbourne VIC and Sydney NSW.


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

Roles available for Graduates 

  • Engineering

  • Finance

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Procurement

  • Research & Development

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Supply Chain / Logistics

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

We accept applications from all degree backgrounds.


For technical roles in Engineering and Research & Development you will need to hold a relevant qualification in Engineering, Food Science/Technology, Science or similar.

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Comments from Current Graduates

All of the comments below are anonymously written by current graduates. 


Work-life balance, development opportunities, career progression opportunities, managers that care about me and my development.

Great people, lots of trust in graduates.


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