At Nestlé Canada, our mission is clear: unlocking the transformative power of food to enrich lives today and shape a brighter tomorrow. Beyond being the world’s largest food and beverage producer, we’re trailblazers for positive change. Rooted in our resolute commitment to fostering healthier lives, thriving communities, and a sustainable planet, our journey begins with our impassioned team. From crafting cherished, top-tier products to championing nutritious diets and eco-friendly practices, our unwavering drive propels us to create lasting impact.
Our approach to business is fundamentally rooted in the belief that the diversity of our people and our communities is our greatest asset. We recognize that our employees play an important role in building an inclusive workplace culture – one that reflects the communities in which we live and work In recognition of our efforts, we’ve earned a place among Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022 by Forbes. This accolade honors our pioneering diversity policies and practices and marks a milestone as one of only two CPG companies in Canada on this distinguished list.
Our organization is grouped into key divisions, each charged with developing and marketing some of the country’s best-known brands: Chocolate and Confectionery; Coffee and Beverages; Nestlé Professional; Ice cream and Frozen Desserts; Meals, Nutrition; Nestlé Purina PetCare & Nespresso.
A community of people with a shared purpose
At Nestlé, we believe in the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone. Guided by this purpose, we constantly aim to push the boundaries of what’s possible with food, beverages, and nutritional health solutions.
Nestle Canada’s People & Culture
Our employees are at the heart of being a ‘force for good’.
It is through their determination that we will strive to make progress on our Net Zero Roadmap and advance regenerative food systems at scale. Their health and well-being is our priority. We respect and encourage all our employees and value their potential regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and different abilities. Nurturing inclusivity ensures we leave no one behind and makes us more productive and innovative.
Changemakers at Nestlé Canada
The Changemakers initiative showcases some of the incredible people that work at Nestlé Canada. A Changemaker is someone who makes a difference in big ways and small ways, sees the future and seizes opportunities, challenges the status quo and are passionate about making things more efficient, more profitable, and more impactful. Changemakers are fuelled by agility, courage and trust, and they ACT now to create tomorrow.
At Nestlé, our employees are empowered to evolve and make change, not change for the sake of change, but driving purposeful change into the organization and making it happen – that’s the special sauce that makes Nestlé great! Each month, we celebrate and share their stories to demonstrate how they’re making a difference in the world, whether through community, products, business, or people.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Nestlé Canada
The DE&I Team at Nestlé Canada strives to create an environment where all employees feel valued and included. By advocating for and embracing inclusion, we are seeking to unleash the full potential of our workforce. We aim to cultivate a diverse and inclusive business culture and leadership because we believe this provides equal opportunities for everyone to contribute, grow and feel valued, and is characterized by an open-minded spirit and a profound sense of belonging. Our efforts are focused on championing diversity, equity and inclusion across all aspects of our business, including among our consumers and our communities. We recognize that as a company with our size and reach, we play an important role in embedding diversity and inclusion across everything we do, as it influences the way we think, the way we act and the way we work together at work, and in our communities.
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Our 5 employee-led groups provide opportunities for connection and education at Nestlé, partnering with various teams and employees to drive awareness and conversation through activations on important topics and issues impacting us and our communities. Together with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Council, they work to provide insights on areas of opportunities, gaps, best practices, and recommendations for Nestlé to support a culture of inclusion and belonging.
- Race & Ethnicity: Creating a culture of belonging that celebrates racial and ethnic diversity, engaging the voices of our community and encouraging open and honest dialogue.
- Gender: Driving education and awareness around gender-based issues to enhance fair practice.
- Pride Alliance (LGBTQ+): Establishing a safe space for LGBTQ+ employees to connect and socialize to promote a more inclusive workplace for all.
- Mental Health: Normalizing conversations about mental health in the workplace to increase employee and line manager education and awareness on the importance of mental wellness.
- Accessibility: Building a culture of accessibility and inclusion for all employees, customers and consumers.
We also partner closely with our ERGs in Nestle USA including the Indigenous Network & Friends (INF) which is an inclusive community that strives to drive awareness and education of our diverse Indigenous cultures, promote nutrition and health, and foster professional networking and development opportunities. Our hope is that we make a positive impact in both the places where we work and live for our Indigenous communities.
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We have also committed to Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and are continuing to ensure that sustainability is top of mind in everything that we do.
Our Talent Community
At Nestlé, we value the opportunity to connect with potential candidates, like you! We want you to have the chance to learn about our culture and the people who make it all happen. By joining our Nestlé Canada Talent Community, you’ll have the opportunity to build connections with our employees who are working in the functions/roles that you’re aspiring to join.
This is your chance to join our talent pool and be considered for future roles – even if the job doesn’t yet exist. We may keep your resume and other information you provide to us on file for future opportunities. Our goal is to foster meaningful conversations and build relationships with candidates who are passionate, innovative, dedicated and of course, food lovers.
Interested? It’s easy to join! You’re encouraged to think outside the wrapper, so feel free to submit your resume along with a video, poem or picture or whatever else may help you to stand out. Once we know who you are, our Talent Acquisition Team will review applications and connect with you if the fit is right. It’s that easy!
C A R E E R S
Help us make a real difference on a global scale. With a presence in almost 190 countries, we’re dedicated to our purpose of unlocking the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone. Whether you’re starting or continuing your career, explore how you can work with us.