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Graduate Program

Graduate Streams

Table of the CSL Graduate Streams offered in 2021

Our 2022 Graduate Program offers opportunities across our Behring and Seqirus businesses in the following streams: Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance, Commercial Operations, Supply Chain & Global Procurement

As a graduate in the Engineering stream you will be placed into roles within a variety of engineering departments such as capital projects, automation, maintenance, production and utilities. Overall, you will learn and utilise problem solving and management skills to provide continuous site improvements and ensure safe manufacturing of products at our sites.

You will have the chance to:

  • Deliver on capital projects to upgrade site equipment
  • Work with operators to ensure products are delivered on time to our patients
  • Conduct breakdown analysis of vital processing equipment
  • Support long term projects to improve site services, such as air and water
  • Design and execute tests to verify the correct operation and performance of equipment

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Engineering - Mechanical, Chemical, Mechatronics, Electrical, Process, Biomedical

 

Location: Broadmeadows, Melbourne

Please Note: R&D stream is not accepting applications for the 2022 Graduate Program

 

As a graduate in the R&D department you will be involved in exploring cutting edge analytical and bioprocessing techniques. You will focus on producing high yielding; high throughput processes which deliver novel, safe and efficacious biotherapies to patients. In addition to experimental work, you will also be exposed to all aspects required to bring an idea to fruition, including intellectual property considerations, process practicality and scalability, the need to comply with quality and regulatory standards, and the components of technology transfer.

You will have the chance to:

  • Devise and execute scientific experiments to evaluate new bioprocessing options.
  • Develop new sensitive and high throughput analytical methodology for product characterisation and establishing process comparability.
  • Work with the Engineering group to establish new R&D facilities and implement new technology and liaise with Manufacturing, Quality and Regulatory departments to implement process improvements.
  • Interact with the IP department to establish freedom to operate (FTO) for proposed work and capture intellectual property arising from experimental work

Location: Broadmeadows, Melbourne

As a graduate in the Manufacturing stream you will be involved in assuring the continuous and safe manufacturing of products. You will gain experience in day-to-day plant operations and contribute to process efficiency projects.

You will have the chance to:

  • Conduct risk assessments for material changes within the process
  • Investigate and provide preventative solutions to manufacturing process deviations
  • Connect stakeholders from multiple business units (Regulatory Affairs, Plant Operators, Validation) to bring about changes to the process
  • Assist in the technical transfer for new processes and validation of new equipment
  • Optimise process variables to reduce the risk to the business

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Process, Biomedical), Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Science, Biotechnology

 

Location: Broadmeadows & Parkville, Melbourne

As a graduate in the Quality stream, you will be involved in assuring the continuous, safe manufacturing of our products. We are committed to the development, production and marketing of safe and efficacious healthcare products that maximise benefits to all stakeholders. Our approach to quality ensures our products; processes and services meet the needs of our patients as well as our regulatory requirements through robust processes.

You will have the chance to:

  • Assist with regulatory audits and submissions
  • Support process simplification, process robustness and compliance improvement projects
  • Ensure the safe release of our products to market
  • Gain experience in a laboratory setting

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Engineering (Chemical, Process, Biomedical), Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Science, Biotechnology

 

Location: Broadmeadows & Parkville, Melbourne

As a graduate within the Commercial Operations business you may be placed into roles across Marketing, New Products, Market Access, Finance and Business Operations, Medical Affairs, and Sales. At CSL, the Commercial Operations team is responsible for all interactions with the healthcare community. Within the Commercial Operations business, you will work with a team to ensure that the high quality products and services delivered by CSL meet the complex needs of all stakeholders.

You will have the chance to:

  • Assist with the development and execution of brand programs and tactics
  • Support the development of market models and market research
  • Interact with the Healthcare community and wider stakeholders
  • Gain experience in a head office commercial environment

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Biomedical Science & Biology, Pharmaceutical Science, Science, Business/Commerce, Marketing, Finance, Economics

 

Location: Docklands, Melbourne

Please Note: Corporate stream is not accepting applications for the 2022 Graduate Program

 

As a graduate within the Corporate business you may be placed into roles across Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Corporate Communications and Strategy/Business Development. At CSL, the diverse functions in the Corporate team seek to: support operations and management in the achievement of strategic goals; grow and protect CSL’s reputation locally and across the world; identify, assess and implement business development opportunities; and develop and monitor progress against CSL’s 2030 strategy.

You will have the chance to:

  • Be involved in the development and implementation of CSL’s sustainability strategy.
  • Be involved in the development and execution of internal and external communication plans.
  • Support CSL’s business development activities.
  • Interact with external stakeholders.
  • Gain experience in an ASX listed company’s head office environment.

Location: Parkville, Melbourne

CSL is world-class in its commitment to saving lives and supporting public health with Finance being integral to our success. As a Finance graduate you will be part of the Global Finance organisation where you will be exposed to local and global financial systems, accounting and reporting processes, governance, as well as financial analysis and business partnering activities.


The areas of work that you may be involved in include:

  • Operational Business Partnering
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Support to R&D
  • Controls and reporting

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce

 

Location: Parkville & Broadmeadows - Melbourne

Please Note: IT stream is not accepting applications for the 2022 Graduate Program

 

As a graduate in the Information Technology stream you will be exposed to projects that assist and govern our internal operations and systems. Through the program you will experience day to day operations of the IT team in a global healthcare company, contributing to the systems and processes that support our strategic goals.

You will have the chance to:

  • Support IT systems and processes
  • Assist in the support of company applications (Local and Enterprise)
  • Contribute to network and infrastructure projects
  • Provide end user support for company IT

Location: Parkville, Melbourne

Please Note: HR stream is not accepting applications for the 2022 Graduate Program

As a graduate in the Human Resources stream, you will have a rare opportunity to explore the world of HR within a global healthcare organisation. You will work with stakeholders across multiple areas from research, manufacturing, quality and support functions.

Our program gives you the chance  to work alongside the HR team and get involved in a range of activities/responsibilities from recruitment, employee lifecycle activities, investigations, engagement strategies and routine HR matters enabling you to stretch your theoretical learnings of HR into the real world.

You will have opportunities to:

  • Deploy solutions across a range of Human Resources areas including HR business partnering, employee relations, change management, talent management, performance management, total rewards and employee engagement.
  • Source talent for key open positions and proactively build talent pipelines for future strategic needs.
  • Drive culture change and diversity through delivering employee engagement initiatives in line with Global HR strategic direction.
  • Be the primary point of contact for employees and managers for resolution of routine HR queries and interaction with our HR service centre
  • Support and execute people processes, programs and initiatives aligned with CSL's HR and business strategies.

Location: Parkville, Melbourne

As a graduate in the Global Procurement stream you will be involved in activities that support supply and production of biotherapies for patients. You will have the opportunity to work within the local and global procurement teams, across the CSL group, gaining experience in areas such as strategic sourcing, stakeholder engagement, tender management, contract negotiation, supplier relationship management and risk and issue resolution.  Through the program you will be provided with an insight into the broader CSL business and the end to end manufacturing supply chain at CSL Australia and across the broader enterprise.

You will have the chance to:

  • Implement enterprise sourcing plans and tactics to maximise supplier performance and remain in line with company strategy, commitments and goals.
  • Work across Direct Material Procurement, In-Direct Procurement Services and a Global Centre of Excellence.
  • Work with internal and external customers to determine supporting CSL business requirements with supplier capabilities.
  • Coordinate improvement initiatives for the movement of materials from suppliers to production and ultimately in the hands of our customers and patients.
  • Evaluate suppliers, create and maintain contracts and builds strong vendor relationships.

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Supply Chain / Procurement, Engineering (Process, Mechanical), Business Information Systems, Business/Commerce

 

Location: Parkville & Broadmeadows - Melbourne

As a graduate in the Supply Chain stream you will be involved in activities that support production and distribution of biotherapies for patients. You will have the opportunity to work within the site supply chain team gaining experience in areas such as production planning and scheduling, warehousing, materials creation, planning and procurement. Through the program you will be provided with an insight into the broader CSL business and the end to end manufacturing supply chain at CSL Australia.

You will have the chance to:

  • Gain experience in working cross functionally with quality assurance, quality control, engineering, manufacturing and global planning in generating and executing the site supply plans.
  • Coordinate the movement of materials from suppliers to warehouse and production and from production to distribution.
  • Evaluate suppliers, create and maintain contracts and builds strong vendor relationships.
  • Implement sourcing plans and tactics to maximise supplier performance and remain in line with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Preferred degrees/ disciplines: Supply Chain / Procurement, Engineering (Process, Mechanical), Business Information Systems, Business/Commerce

 

Location: Broadmeadows - Melbourne

If you have further questions please contact graduates@csl.com.au

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