Home > About Ford > Careers > Graduate Program

Ford Graduate Program 2020 - Applications Open | Ford Australia

Ford Grads

Applications for the 2020 Ford Graduate Program are now open!

Apply Now

Applications for the 2020 Ford Graduate Program are now open!

Apply Now

Ford Grads

Become a Ford Grad

We are looking for bright and passionate individuals who thrive on working in a fast-paced, innovative work environment to join our high performing,
collaborative team culture.

We are interested in graduates from a broad mix of degree types for graduate positions across a variety of business units.

Become a Ford Grad

We are looking for bright and passionate individuals who thrive on working in a fast-paced, innovative work environment to join our high performing,
collaborative team culture.

We are interested in graduates from a broad mix of degree types for graduate positions across a variety of business units.

  • Product Development – Engineering

    Product Development – Engineering

    Do actual engineering.

    As a Ford Grad you get to jump straight into real engineering roles that span the entire automotive engineering process. This can include CAD, CAE, component testing, project engineering, vehicle evaluations, and program and business management. Get ready to make a difference and see your work as an engineer come to life!

    Applicants may have a background across all Engineering and Science disciplines.

    Do actual engineering.

    As a Ford Grad you get to jump straight into real engineering roles that span the entire automotive engineering process. This can include CAD, CAE, component testing, project engineering, vehicle evaluations, and program and business management. Get ready to make a difference and see your work as an engineer come to life!

    Applicants may have a background across all Engineering and Science disciplines.

  • Marketing, Sales & Service 

    Marketing, Sales & Service 

    Work with world-class products and services.

    We are seeking creative and bold Ford Grads who think outside the box to join our Marketing, Sales & Service team. You will be rotated through our diverse divisions to understand how we work collaboratively together and with the broader business. This may include rotations through marketing and communications, digital and CRM, sponsorship and events, sales planning and forecasting, consumer experience, regional sales, fleet sales and customer and dealership support.

    Applicants may have a background in Marketing, Communications, Arts, Psychology, Commerce, Business or Management disciplines.

    Work with world-class products and services.

    We are seeking creative and bold Ford Grads who think outside the box to join our Marketing, Sales & Service team. You will be rotated through our diverse divisions to understand how we work collaboratively together and with the broader business. This may include rotations through marketing and communications, digital and CRM, sponsorship and events, sales planning and forecasting, consumer experience, regional sales, fleet sales and customer and dealership support.

    Applicants may have a background in Marketing, Communications, Arts, Psychology, Commerce, Business or Management disciplines.

  • Finance & Accounting

    Finance & Accounting

    Make a real impact on the business.

    Do you want a finance & accounting career that makes a difference from day one? Come join our Ford Grads finance team! The Finance team provides every facet of our operation with high quality financial assistance and business advice whilst at the same time playing a critical role in supporting the strategies and direction of the company. Accelerate into the world of finance business partnering with our Marketing and Sales, Engineering and other key teams to change the way we move. As a Finance graduate you will bring your strong technical skills from your university qualifications and then apply that knowledge in the real world.

    Applicants may have a background in Finance, Accounting, Business or Commerce Disciplines.

    Make a real impact on the business.

    Do you want a finance & accounting career that makes a difference from day one? Come join our Ford Grads finance team! The Finance team provides every facet of our operation with high quality financial assistance and business advice whilst at the same time playing a critical role in supporting the strategies and direction of the company. Accelerate into the world of finance business partnering with our Marketing and Sales, Engineering and other key teams to change the way we move. As a Finance graduate you will bring your strong technical skills from your university qualifications and then apply that knowledge in the real world.

    Applicants may have a background in Finance, Accounting, Business or Commerce Disciplines.

  • Human Resources

    Human Resources

    Join the leaders of culture.

    As part of the human resources team you will experience a diverse range of career opportunities from strategically partnering with the business to being creative in the learning and development space! If you are ready to make a difference with your career in human resources then Ford Australia is the place for you.

    Applicants may have a background in Human Resources, Arts, Psychology, Commerce, Business or Management disciplines.

    Join the leaders of culture.

    As part of the human resources team you will experience a diverse range of career opportunities from strategically partnering with the business to being creative in the learning and development space! If you are ready to make a difference with your career in human resources then Ford Australia is the place for you.

    Applicants may have a background in Human Resources, Arts, Psychology, Commerce, Business or Management disciplines.

  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing

    Health, Safety and Wellbeing

    Do you want a career that helps to prevent harm in the workplace, provides health and safety advice to key business leaders and enhances productivity and innovation through wellness initiatives? If so come and join our Ford Grads health and safety team! Our team supports the sales, marketing and vehicle engineering businesses in managing risks through a range of activities that include media events, engineering design, logistics, vehicle testing and prototyping. As a safety professional you will be partnering with key leaders to identify emerging risks that require innovative and enduring mitigation strategies. Not only will the role require the development of necessary health and safety technical acumen, but most critically is requires interpersonal skills that as a change agent can motivate the implementation of new processes and initiatives. This might be at our text engineering track, within one of our emissions labs, at a vehicle program launch, or in one of our warehouses. Ford of Australia continues to invest heavily in ensuring the health and safety our employees, and having the right business partners to facilitate positive safety outcomes is an important part of this success.

    Applicants must have graduate qualifications in engineering or a health and safety discipline to apply for this role.

    Do you want a career that helps to prevent harm in the workplace, provides health and safety advice to key business leaders and enhances productivity and innovation through wellness initiatives? If so come and join our Ford Grads health and safety team! Our team supports the sales, marketing and vehicle engineering businesses in managing risks through a range of activities that include media events, engineering design, logistics, vehicle testing and prototyping. As a safety professional you will be partnering with key leaders to identify emerging risks that require innovative and enduring mitigation strategies. Not only will the role require the development of necessary health and safety technical acumen, but most critically is requires interpersonal skills that as a change agent can motivate the implementation of new processes and initiatives. This might be at our text engineering track, within one of our emissions labs, at a vehicle program launch, or in one of our warehouses. Ford of Australia continues to invest heavily in ensuring the health and safety our employees, and having the right business partners to facilitate positive safety outcomes is an important part of this success.

    Applicants must have graduate qualifications in engineering or a health and safety discipline to apply for this role.

Our Professional Development Program

 

Our program uses best practice blended learning techniques to maximize professional and personal development, including.

Our Professional Development Program

Our program uses best practice blended learning techniques to maximize professional and personal development, including.

 

  • A real job with real responsibilities from day one
  • Exposure to a variety of challenging work assignments and projects
  • Targeted classroom training courses and e-learning modules
  • Multiple job rotation opportunities to enhance your business acumen
  • Regular coaching feedback and individualized development plans
  • Formal buddy, shadowing and mentoring programs
  • Unique exposure and opportunities to network with senior leaders
  • Corporate responsibility, volunteering and community engagement activities
  •  

     

  • A real job with real responsibilities from day one
  • Exposure to a variety of challenging work assignments and projects
  • Targeted classroom training courses and e-learning modules
  • Multiple job rotation opportunities to enhance your business acumen
  • Regular coaching feedback and individualized development plans
  • Formal buddy, shadowing and mentoring programs
  • Unique exposure and opportunities to network with senior leaders
  • Corporate responsibility, volunteering and community engagement activities
  • The 2020 Ford Australia Graduate Program provides the ideal foundation to build an exceptional career which exposes you to a broad portfolio of product programs and experience in working with our Ford team members around the world.

    The 2020 Ford Australia Graduate Program provides the ideal foundation to build an exceptional career which exposes you to a broad portfolio of product programs and experience in working with our Ford team members around the world.