Working with us – Graduate Opportunities

Follow Hastings Deering social media and this page for details of our 2024 Graduate Program, applications will open early in 2023.

Hastings Deering Graduate Program invests in future leaders through our 2-3 year program where you will complete 6 month rotations across 4 different placements. Opening your doors to not only Hastings Deering but the broader Sime Darby network.

We believe people are our advantage and we want to partner with you to realise your potential.

Roles offered

Explore each of the graduate streams available for our Graduate program to see where you can create your advantage. We welcome and encourage applications from the below disciplines to apply.

Finance

A professional program that provides hands-on accounting and finance experience, with exposure to Financial Reporting, Commercial Finance, Tax and Treasury and Internal Audit. Graduates will be financially supported in their completion of the CA or CPA program.

Human Resources

A well-rounded program that provides hands-on experience in all facets of Human Resources, including Recruitment, Remuneration, HR Operations, Capability, Talent and Employee Experience.

Business

A well-rounded program designed to provide you a strong foundation in all facets of Sales and Marketing including Service and Parts Marketing, Service Excellence, Warehouse/ Distribution and Asset Management. 

Engineering

A professional program designed to ground you in the fundamental areas of Engineering at Hastings Deering. You will gain exposure to engineering services and design, production and performance, and engineering strategy.

Digital

A well rounded program that provides hands-on experience in all aspects of digital and IT services

Digital

Our Digital Graduate Program is designed around three core capabilities. With rotations through the dynamic digital landscape of strategy, experience design and delivery, our Graduates will help develop innovative digital solutions for our customers and employees while gaining fantastic exposure to a wide range of digital tools, skills and frameworks.

What's In It For Me?

  • On-the-job Learning
    • A flexible 2 or 3 year rotational program
    • Continuous coaching and mentoring
    • Regular check-in meetings to see how you’re going
    • Specialised training to assist you accelerate your skills
  • Development Opportunity
    • Professional skills workshops to continue to build your business skills
    • Opportunities for a rotation through a Regional Business Centre
    • Access to e-Learning Courses
  • Networking
    • Networking opportunities with the Managing Director and General Managers
    • Ability to network with other Graduates and the Hastings Deering Graduate Alumni
  • Employee Benefits
    • Competitive remuneration package
    • Permanent placement after the Graduate Program within your preferred career ambition
    • Discounts on private health, vehicles, travel and more
    • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Senior Leadership Sponsorship
    • Ongoing support from our Talent Management team
    • Continuous support, mentoring and leadership through your Senior Leader and Program Sponsor
  • Working With Us
    • Women in Mining and Resources Queensland 2020: Diversity Award, Together As One – Winner
    • Comprehensive employee and leadership programs
    • Queensland Training Awards 2019/ 2020: Large Employer of The Year (Metropolitan) – Winner

Meet our graduates

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Graduate FAQs

We have answered some of your frequently asked questions about the Graduate Program.

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Graduate Applicant Top Five Tips

Before applying for our Graduate Program, feel prepared with our top 5 tips!

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