Wilmar’s success is the hard work of a multinational workforce of about 100,000 people. Wilmar seeks to attract and retain employees who are capable, honest and hard-working. We offer competitive compensation packages, and excellent career development opportunities for our employees to fulfill their career aspirations and professional goals. 

Over the years, we have established a strong presence in some of the fastest growing economies of the world – China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Africa and Eastern Europe. We welcome dynamic and driven individuals to join us and help achieve our vision to create one of the world’s leading agribusiness.

Listen to our Wilmar employees share the challenges that excite them and what motivates them to give their best at work.

* This video is produced in conjunction with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) with whom Wilmar has many collaborations.

Careers Human Capital Development
Careers Human Capital Development
Careers Human Capital Development

Talent Management

Wilmar values every employee as a member who contributes to the growth and progress of the company. We are committed to investing in our people.We are always on the lookout for promising and talented employees at all levels with the potential to be Wilmar’s future leaders. Strong performers are given opportunities to lead major projects, and mentored by top management personally. Career development opportunities include both short- and long-term assignments across various business units in different geographical locations. Employees leverage upon a commercial platform with exposure to a wide range of information to train for international business.

Training & Development

We strive to provide all employees with fulfilling career and personal development opportunities through training and development.

Trainee Executives

We seek fresh graduates from reputable universities worldwide to join us. Upon joining Wilmar, our trainees undergo a comprehensive in-house training programme to give them a good overview of the various businesses. We emphasise hands-on experience and based on individual interest and capability, encourage trainees to work in various departments and potentially on specific projects locally or overseas. The HR team, their assigned mentors and their Department heads will help develop each trainee’s unique path based on their interest, capability and potential for leadership positions.

Experienced Professionals

Continuous training is provided to all levels of employees to ensure they continue to perform their jobs effectively and progress in their careers. Training, both on-the-job and formal learning, job rotations, overseas assignments and mentoring form the work-and-learn experience in Wilmar. All staff are given equal opportunities to receive relevant training based on their training needs in accordance to four complementary aspects

Supervisory & Leadership Skills

To groom high potential employees to take on greater responsibilities


To gain industry updates and market information

Skills & Knowledge

To acquire technical skill or knowledge needed to perform one's daily work well

Soft Skills

To enhance teamwork, communication and managerial skills

Succession Planning

To support the growth of our business, we constantly look out for strong performers to be groomed into future leaders of Wilmar. Potential leaders receive attention from our senior management and are given stretch assignments to prepare them for challenging roles within the Group. To ensure that there is a ready pool of talent in the pipeline to take on leadership positions, the Group continues to seek talented individuals through scholarships and partnerships with universities both in Singapore and globally. At the same time, the Group participates innovatively in recruitment fairs such as conducting on-site tasting of soy milk and rice noodles to evoke interest in its products.

Wilmar offers a competitive salary and benefits package that considers their working experiences and qualifications.


Careers Rewards & Benefits


Employee remuneration packages are reviewed regularly to ensure that they remain competitive. In recognition of our employees’ contributions and performance, we provide:

  • Bonus
  • Share Options
  • Long Service Award


Besides competitive salary and bonus, we offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes:


  • Annual Leave
  • Medical Leave
  • Marriage Leave
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Extended Maternity Leave
  • Paternity Leave
  • Enhanced Childcare Leave


  • Outpatient medical / dental benefit
  • Outpatient Specialist
  • Health Screening
  • Vaccinations Reimbursement

Work Arrangement

  • Part-Time
  • Short-Term Contract
  • Re-Employment Contract (for employees reaching retirement)


  • Group Personal Accident Insurance
  • Group Hospitalisation, Surgical and Major Medical Insurance
  • Dependents Hospitalisation, Surgical and Major Medical Insurance
  • Travel Insurance

Commercial Functions

Careers Job Functions
Careers Job Functions

The Trading Department manages a global portfolio of palm and lauric oils, oilseeds and grains, sugar, specialty fats and oleochemicals. The Trading team implements the macro trading strategies set by the Trading Head and provides support to analyse commodity markets with firsthand knowledge of the destinations they service. They are entrusted to develop good relationships with external and internal customers of the Group. This team has hands-on management of physical trade flow, sensitivity to customer requirements and a good understanding of risks.

The Trade Support team is responsible for verifying and recording all trades in a timely manner. The team organises logistical support for the Trading team and the Operations team to make informed trading and planning decisions.

The Operations team carries out all post-trade contract activities from planning to payment collection. This involves the preparation of shipping documents and coordinating with the suppliers, buyers, shipbrokers, ship owners and agents, surveyors, and insurance companies to ensure smooth loading and delivery.

The Planning team is responsible for coordinating Group-wide factory production and shipment planning. This team facilitates optimisation at the factory level as well as the efficient movement of cargo. The Ship Operations team is responsible for coordinating shipping activities such as the loading, shipping and discharging of cargo. The Planning team handles shipping issues that arise during the voyage, and is responsible for the operations of the ships such as cargo stowage, equipment management and supplies maintenance. The Chartering team, together with the Planning Department, is responsible for ensuring the efficient deployment and utilisation of all in-house and third party vessels.

The Projects/Engineering Department manages our projects globally.. This team oversee process design and understand the requirements in operations, production, warehousing, logistic and management at refineries, extraction plants and flour and rice mills. They apply new technology to automate and maintain the plants. The team provides technical support on process equipment maintenance and machine parts replacement. The team also works with consultants and process suppliers on the facility layout, equipment and process technology selection, building, testing and commissioning of the new plant.

Finance & Corporate Services

Careers Job Functions
Careers Job Functions

The Finance Department is responsible for monitoring overall financing and cash management activities to ensure the effective management of the cash flow strategy and plan of the Group. This team handles the banking relationships of the Group, and reviews monthly internal and external reports for management decision making.

The Accounts Department implements Group accounting policies and procedures and provides guidance to overseas subsidiaries regarding the reporting requirements and accounting standards of the Group. The Department consists of the following teams: Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Management Accounting, Projects and Group Tax.

The Financial Reporting team is mainly focused on compliance and regulatory reporting. The team ensures that the Group complies with International Financial Reporting Standards, Singapore Exchange listing rules and other regulatory requirements.

The Financial Reporting team prepares the consolidated statements of the Group, as well as the financial statements of our subsidiaries. The Financial Analysis and Management Accounting team focuses on analysis and reporting for management decision making purposes. This includes the review and analysis of sales, production, volume, price and profitability trends as well as that of cash flow and balance sheet movement analysis.

The Projects team carries out mergers, acquisitions and restructuring work, including new systems implementation and capital expenditure review.

Group Tax is involved in regulatory tax compliance filing and tax planning. They also provide guidance to subsidiaries on various tax issues.

The Contracts Department is responsible for the administration of all sales and purchase contracts to ensure that all terms and conditions comply with the policies of the Company and are in the best interests of the Group.

The Administration Department handles all general office administration, such as reception, despatch deliveries, staff travelling arrangements, and the maintenance of office stationery, premise equipment and furniture and phone systems.

The Corporate Communications Department is responsible for communicating the key messages of the Group to the media and internal staff. The Department acts as the primary media contact for the Group. In addition, it develops and manages various communications materials such as the corporate website, annual reports and corporate branding.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for formulating and developing HR policies aligned with the objectives and core values of the Group. Besides managing local staff and expatriates, HR also works in close coordination with all overseas HR counterparts to ensure alignment of HR policies. The key HR functions include recruitment, selection and on-boarding, compensation, welfare and benefits, training, career development and performance management, succession planning, and exit management.

The Internal Audit Department plans and conducts operational, financial, and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls. Due diligence or special audits may be carried out when necessary. This team determines compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations. It also makes recommendations to senior management to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls. Internal Audit assesses the risks of the Group, recommends the audit plan to the Audit Committee, and executes the audit plan.

Wilmar’s Information Technology (IT) division seeks to support the Group’s expanding footprint by creating digital value and synergies across business units. In the past year, we have made good headway in strengthening our digital capabilities to improve business efficiencies.

In closer alignment with the Group’s operations, the division has put in place a new team organised by business functions, namely sales & marketing, logistics, supply chain, production, finance, plantation, trading and human resources. This enables digital initiatives to be implemented systemically across the entire value chain. The digital transformation process is well under way with the aim of harnessing the fullest potential of technology in our businesses. Projects with a strong business case are prioritised and commissioned around the world.

In a fast-changing digital world, the successful businesses will be those that demonstrate adaptability and embrace innovation. We foster a culture of innovation by exploring new technologies in small Proof-of-Concepts for pilot projects and feasibility studies in suitable facilities. We also look at how we can leverage Blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to improve our operational efficiency. These form part of a pipeline of digital transformation projects to support the business needs of the Group and remain ahead of competition.

We will continue to implement our Cloud First strategy as well as increase the number of operations running on mobile devices. Data analytics will also continue to be deployed across the Group’s operations to process raw data with the purpose of finding patterns and drawing conclusions by applying an algorithmic or a mechanical process to derive insights and support predictive and prescriptive decisions. E-commerce is growing faster than ever and we will continue to strengthen our online retail presence. Other digital accelerator programmes include connected planning tools on the cloud to facilitate collaboration among planners in different geographical locations, rapid development platforms to increase time to value, robotic process automation to take over repetitive manual tasks and radio frequency technologies to automate weighbridges in manufacturing plants and machine spare parts tracking.

We have an established Information Security Management Framework that aligns with industry standards such as ISO27002:2013, Center for Internet Security (‘CIS’) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (‘NIST’).

IT policies and controls are sent to all Wilmar employees with regular updates. Governance processes such as internal and external audits are also carried out to ensure continuous compliance with these controls.

Wilmar adopts a holistic approach (People, Process and Technology) to manage cybersecurity risks. We constantly review and improve our layered defences to protect Wilmar against the ever-changing threat of a cyber attack.

The world is getting more connected every day. IT is transforming the way businesses are conducted and how people are connected. In a global organisation like Wilmar, connectivity within and outside of the Group is crucial. We will continue to leverage IT solutions to strengthen our connections with customers, suppliers, stakeholders and between business units within the Group.

The Investor Relations Department provides an effective two-way communication between the Group and the investment community. The team serves as the primary point of contact to advise and update shareholders, fund managers and analysts on the strategies and developments of the Group. The Investor Relations Department also develops and manages public disclosures, statutory announcements, press releases and corporate investor presentations to the investment community.

The Risk Management Department assists traders in monitoring the positions, risk limits, trade and credit limits and profit and loss reports for divisions in palm and laurics oils, specialty fats, consumer pack, oleochemicals, energy and other subsidiaries of the Group.

The Sustainability Department is responsible for driving the sustainability agenda of the Group, which includes ensuring that the Group conducts its business in a responsible manner that adheres to global standards and meets stakeholder expectations. Besides initiating and advancing the progress of various environmental and social projects, the team also engages in strategic partnerships to strengthen the sustainability practices of the Group.

The Treasury Department is responsible for the overall treasury strategy, exposure management and execution of treasury-related activities of the Group. These activities include foreign exchange and interest rate management, corporate finance and advisory services on capital structure, debt financing and derivative hedging advisory, cash pooling, and centralisation of foreign exchange hedging. These are managed in conjunction with the treasury units of the Group globally.

Protect Yourself against Recruitment Fraud

Wilmar International is aware of reports that people are being contacted with fraudulent offers of employment from individuals or organisations claiming to represent Wilmar International. We take this matter very seriously.

Recruitment fraud is a sophisticated fraud involving the offer of fake job opportunities to prospective candidates by people purporting to work for or be affiliated with Wilmar International, with the intention of obtaining money and/or personal data from prospective candidates. These communications do not originate from Wilmar International or any of its associated entities.  

Legitimate information regarding career opportunities with Wilmar International can be found on https://www.wilmar-international.com/careers.


Wilmar International’s recruitment practices: 

  • We will always and only contact you from a verifiable Wilmar email address. Please verify that the email address is legitimate. We will never use Hotmail, Gmail, Live.com or any other form of non-official email account to communicate with potential candidates.
  • We, or any of our representatives will never request payments or fees of any kind from a prospective candidate.
  • We will only make a job offer following in-person and/or video conference interviews with a prospective candidate.


Wilmar International is not involved in any fraudulent recruitment scheme and does not have a relationship with any individuals operating such fraudulent recruitment scheme. Please be vigilant to fraudulent activity if you receive a communication or e-mail regarding potential employment, or an invitation to submit applications to a public email address, supposedly from Wilmar International. If you suspect that you have received a recruitment fraud communication with references to Wilmar International, please get in touch with us at info@wilmar.com.sg.

We strongly advise you to contact your local authorities if you believe you are a victim of any recruitment fraudulent activity.

We thank you for your interest in Wilmar International.

Wilmar endeavours to be the employer of choice. We seek to attract the best talents as well as retain our employees at all levels. We welcome competent and driven individuals to join our multinational team.

Over the years, we have built a strong presence in some of the fastest growing economies of the world – China, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Africa and Eastern Europe. We believe in creating a conducive and dynamic working environment where our employees can develop their full potential.

Careers with Wilmar
Careers with Wilmar
Careers with Wilmar

Current Job Opportunities



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