Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Industrial Engineering Graduate at I&J 2015

I&J has an Industrial Engineering Graduate opportunity in Woodstock, Western Cape.

This two year program will expose the graduate to various technical and commercial environments within the fishing industry; where they will gain experience in fishing trawlers and processing operations. The graduate will get involved in several optimization projects as well as other strategic initiatives across the business.

The I&J Business will expose the graduate to the following:

  • Experience in a highly specialised field

  • International fishing and manufacturing processes

  • Supply chain optimisation projects

  • Vessel refurbishments and additional projects

  • Performance and process optimisation

  • Dry dock projects focused on improving turnaround time

  • Continuous process improvements

  • New packaging and refrigeration processes

  • A complex vertically integrated value chain – from Capital Intensive Vessels and Production through to Domestic and International customers, marketing and selling via the I&J Brand

  • Best practice International fishing and manufacturing competencies

  • Vertically integrated, Domestic and International Supply Chain

  • Complex (Nature, cost and extent) Capital Project involvement

  • Process performance improvement and optimisation projects

  • Commercial exposure to product innovation for Domestic and International Customers


  • Final year of Industrial Engineering with good interim results

  • Proven leadership abilities (i.e. part-time work experience, leading projects, leading clubs, etc.)

  • Strong technical ability


  • Desire to become a specialist in a technical environment

  • Highly hands-on and willing to get your “hands dirty”

  • Resilient, flexible and open to change

  • Ability to analyse and solve problems

  • High emotional intelligence and maturity

  • Ability to communicate on all levels

  • Enthusiasm and energy

  • A strong drive for results coupled with taking the initiative

How to apply

Applications close on 06 September 2015.

Click here to apply online

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