Industrial Engineering Graduate (1-Year Management Traineeship)

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Full Time
  • Post Date: December 9, 2021
Job Description

Our client is looking for a recent Engineering graduate to act as Intern Manager: Production & Packaging for the factory.

The successful candidate will report to the company’s senior management and be responsible for the end-to-end management of the factory floor staff and operations under the guidance of the company CFO and Factory Manager.

Brief company overview:  Our client is a specialist manufacturer of premium quality foods. From their world-class factory in Sebenza, Johannesburg, they source the finest ingredients from across the African continent before exporting them as packaged, branded products to the USA, UK, Europe and Japan.

Minimum requirements:

  • 4-Year Engineering degree ideally in Industrial Engineering
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Expertise in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Prior vacation work or internship experience
  • Good writing and communication skills

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that all customer orders are produced and shipped on-time and in-full
  • Creating weekly and monthly production and packaging plans for 20-30 factory staff
  • Co-planning weekly procurement with the Procurement Manager
  • Ensuring that the factory’s SOPs and food safety standards are constantly implemented
  • Ensuring accurate weekly stock counts
  • Co-planning outbound sales orders with the Logistics Manager
  • Training factory staff to improve output, efficiency and quality
  • Maintaining discipline and a culture of excellence, accountability and collaboration
  • Communicating plans and progress constantly and effectively to all key stakeholders
  • Identifying opportunities for operational improvements and cost saving.


The selected Engineering Intern will earn R20,000 per month for 12 months while completing their one-year management traineeship. Thereafter, their salary be market-related and determined based on experience and education. In addition, our client pays market related bonuses for high performing staff.


Note:  Successful applicants will be contacted within 14 days of applying.

Although we endeavour to provide feedback to all applicants, should you not hear from us within 14 days of applying, please accept your application unsuccessful.