Heineken South Africa is offering a valuable opportunity for current students seeking practical work experience before completing their qualifications. Successful interns will enter a 12-month contract starting from February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2025. This In-service trainee internship provides a dynamic and innovative learning environment.

In-Service Trainee Internship Overview:

Location: Johannesburg
Function: Supply Chain
Sub Function: Supply Chain – Production
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Reference Number: 99501
Closing Date: 22/12/2023
Apply Online: In-Service Trainee Internship Programme 2024

About Heineken South Africa

Heineken South Africa is a leading global brewing company with a core commitment to diversity, fostering an inclusive environment for a varied workforce. The company champions innovation, encouraging employees to think creatively and contribute to ground-breaking products. The company promotes a collaborative work culture, prioritizing teamwork and mutual respect, and places a strong emphasis on employee well-being through comprehensive wellness programs. Beyond brewing, Heineken South Africa is a dynamic workplace that values diversity, innovation, and individual potential, making it an ideal environment for personal and professional development.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • In their final year of obtaining a tertiary qualification in engineering (diploma or degree)
  • Excellent academic record
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Effective time management and multitasking abilities
  • Capability to perform under pressure
  • Teamwork skills
  • South African citizenship
  • Possession of a driver’s license is an added advantage

Learning Areas:

The In-Service Trainee Internship Programme 2024 offers a comprehensive learning experience, allowing participants to delve into various key areas crucial for a well-rounded professional development:

Work Study and Ergonomics:

  • Gain insights into optimizing work processes and efficiency.
  • Understand the principles of ergonomics to create a conducive and ergonomic workplace.
  • Participate in real-world work studies to enhance problem-solving skills.

Materials Handling:

  • Learn the intricacies of managing and handling materials efficiently.
  • Acquire hands-on experience in logistics and inventory management.
  • Understand the importance of sustainability in materials handling practices.

Quality Control:

  • Explore the methodologies of maintaining and enhancing product quality.
  • Participate in quality assurance processes and quality management systems.
  • Gain exposure to industry best practices in quality control.

Production Processes:

  • Engage in the end-to-end understanding of production processes.
  • Acquire practical knowledge of the brewing industry’s production cycles.
  • Contribute to the optimization of production workflows.

Opportunity to Explore Other Areas within Heineken South Africa:

  • Participate in cross-functional projects to broaden your skill set.
  • Gain exposure to diverse departments such as marketing, finance, and sustainability.
  • Collaborate with professionals across various business units to understand the holistic functioning of Heineken South Africa.

Application Process

Prospective in-service trainee interns are required to submit the following documents:

  • Excellent academic record  an engineering degree or diploma
  • Covering letter/Motivational letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Certified academic record
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate.
  • Letter from the tertiary institution
  • Format for evaluation (log book) as required by the tertiary institution.
  • Certified copies of the Identity Document

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview:

In its commitment to a transparent and efficient recruitment process, Heineken South Africa ensures that shortlisted candidates for the in-service trainee internship receive invitations for interviews. This comprehensive evaluation aims to delve deeper into their qualifications and assess their fit for the In-Service Trainee Internship. If candidates do not receive communication from Heineken South Africa within 2 weeks of the application deadline, their applications should be considered unsuccessful. The organization appreciates the interest of potential candidates in joining its dynamic team and encourages them to explore future opportunities.

The Heineken In-Service Trainee Internship Programme 2024 is an exceptional opportunity for final-year tertiary students to gain practical work experience in a dynamic and innovative workplace. Do not miss out on this opportunity, and we encourage all eligible candidates to apply. Best of luck!