Planter Development Program

Planter Development Program (PDP) is a training and advancement program designed for the future leaders in PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. PDP is a gateway for the young leaders who seek to innovate and create meaningful impact within the palm oil industry.


Who are we looking for?

To join the program candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. Fresh graduate and experienced applicants with passion to work in palm oil industry
  2. Are willing to relocate in Sumatera, Kalimantan and Sulawesi
  3. Capable of good analysis, planning and thinking outside the box in problem solving
  4. Have desire to cultivate relationships with people from various background and capable of working together
Position Code Field Academic Qualification
PDP-TAN Agronomy Bachelor degree/BSc in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agrotechnology, Plant Protection Forestry, Biology, Soil Science
PDP-TEK Engineering Bachelor degree/Bsc in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Technology, Water Resources Engineering, Heavy Equipment Engineering, SHE, Environmental Engineering
PDP-PAB Engineering (MILL) Bachelor degree/Bsc in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, SHE, Environmental Engineering​
PDP-ADM Administration Bachelor degree/Bsc in Accounting, Economics, Management, Taxation, Agribusiness, Social Economy, Law, Psychology, Industrial Engineering
PDP-PSM Partnership Bachelor degree/Bsc in Economics, Management, Marketing, Agricultural Extension & Communication, Agribusiness, Social Economy, Forestry

Leadership Training

Starting on the first day, the young leaders will undergo leadership training in preparation for On the Job Training (OJT)


The Inclass training provides you with the opportunity to learn more about the company business process. During this session, you will also get the chance to participate in sharing session with board of directors of the company


This is the stage where the future leaders are assigned to their designated area within Astra Agro palm oil plantation for a further training in technical and management aspect.


At the endofthe training, you will be assessed in a final evaluation. If you passed, congratulations because it means you are now part of the big family of Astra Agro Lestari.

Recruitment Policy

Recruitment Policy

Only qualified candidates are invited for further test or interview

PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. would never charge any fees during the recruitment process