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THERE’S NEVER
BEEN A BETTER
TIME TO JOIN
VISY

our Graduate Program

Offering graduates diverse and significant work experiences

Visy is ideally positioned to offer graduates diverse and significant work experiences.  

Visy’s businesses span the full packaging supply chain - including developing new ways to process material as part of the recycling loop, creating cutting-edge primary packaging solutions for our customers’ products, and outputting high quality print and design outcomes for retail environments.

Our Graduate Programs provide an opportunity for each graduate to experience three eight month rotations over two years, allowing for an experience of diverse workplaces, supported throughout by a dedicated learning and development pathway. Mentoring is a key aspect of the program to allow graduates to learn from the experience of Visy’s leaders and managers.

We look for students with a range of degrees that include (but not limited) to:

  • Industrial Design

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Supply Chain/Logistics

  • Commerce

  • Business

  • Information Systems

  • Accounting


visy graduate benefits

  • Visy offers a wide cross-section of work opportunities for graduates across its diverse national and international business

  • You will interact with, and learn from some of the smartest and most accomplished professionals in Australia

  • We offer development pathways to advance leadership, interpersonal and technical skills that will support you through your graduate experience and set you up for your future career

  • Our carefully designed program includes formal training, graduate conferences and mentoring

  • Our graduate community will allow you to connect, share and support each other through your two-year journey and beyond

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THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR CAREER

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  • Visy is a leader in shaping the future of sustainable packaging manufacturing in Australia, and exports paper and packaging across the globe

  • We are owned by the Pratt family, and are proud of our Australian heritage and contribution to the nation and the lives of all Australians

  • With over 120 sites in Australia alone, our employees have ample opportunities to build fulfilling careers and develop to their potential

  • We work in a fast-paced operational environment, where we provide clear ownership and accountability for deliverables


Our graduates


Visy has enjoyed great success with its graduate program, resulting in a growing body of satisfied graduates that go on to build incredible careers at both Visy and in other businesses.

We are proud of all of our graduates and their accomplishments.

Below are a selection of testimonials from our current graduates.

What is your experience of the company culture?

“Simply, I love it. Despite being at the corporate head office it’s very relaxed even around executive management. My boss and my team are very accommodating and there is great cohesion.”

Adam Meiorin, Corporate Accountant

“Most of the people I work with have been with Visy for over a decade, this shows that there is longevity within the company. I have found a lot of people willing to share what they know and assist you in your work.”

Kane Palmer, Graduate Mechanical Engineer


What opportunities did the Visy Graduate Program provide you?

“I have been involved in projects that contribute to overall Visy strategic goals. To be part of such a significant project is not something I expected to be exposed to immediately. I have also had the opportunity to travel around Australia and New Zealand.”

Joel Haddow, Visy Fibre Packaging, National Technical Mechanical Engineer

“I have contributed in meetings with key directors, attended multiple site visits and have been paired with a mentor. Additionally, I have the freedom to pursue my ideas that align with my project goals.”

Yuval Shavit, Graduate Design Engineer

What attracted you to the Visy Graduate Program?

“The straightforward application process. Other graduate programs have very lengthy processes that could deter many graduates, such as long questionnaires, 8- 10 step application processes, etc.”

Raine Wong, Graduate Chemical Engineer

“The opportunity to grow professionally and gain skills that are not directly offered through university life.”

Steven Toppi, Project Engineer (I&I)

What skills from your degree did you utilise in the Graduate Program?

“My ability to learn and digest information quickly has been the most useful skill that I utilise every day. The ability to think on my feet and stay calm under pressure has also helped.”

Shihab Azkar, Graduate Mechanical Engineer

“Technical skills without a doubt but most importantly, team work, accountability and communication skills. Soft skills are invaluable.”

Raine Wong, Graduate Chemical Engineer

What have been the highlights of your Graduate Program experience thus far?

“Going out to various sites and seeing the manufacturing operations, gaining a wealth of new knowledge other than just accounting and finance.”

Adam Meiorin, Corporate Accountant

“The highlight of the Graduate Program thus far is being involved in several projects where I have been able to learn about the customer’s business and develop solutions for their issues.”

Michael Savoulidis, Graduate Designer

 

What do you enjoy most about working at Visy?

“I enjoy engaging with senior management and having the opportunity to learn from these individuals who are open to sharing their experiences and challenges.”

Joel Haddow, Visy Fibre Packaging, National Technical Mechanical Engineer

“I enjoy working as a part of a team where everyone is given the opportunity to contribute. The independence of dealing with the day to day challenges are rewarding and make every day unique.”

John Hrambanis, Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Primary Packaging)

 

What is your favourite part/most challenging aspect about working at Visy?

“The biggest challenge and interesting part about Visy is learning about an industry that is not taught at university and applying that knowledge as quickly as possible.”

Michael Savoulidis, Graduate Designer

“The rewarding feeling of working on projects from the conceptual stage until completion.”

Yuval Shavit, Graduate Design Engineer


applications closed

Our 2019 Program is now closed

Applications for Visy’s 2019 Program is now closed. For further information or to find out more about our upcoming Programs, please contact careers@visy.com.au.

 

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