Friday, 23 September 2016

Chemical Engineering Internship Opportunity 2016

Distell offers exciting opportunities to suitable candidates for potential placement in our Mashing and Distillation departments. This position will be based at the James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington and will report to the Process Manager.

Purpose of the Position
The intention is to give practical work experience to students who are in their last year of study and require exposure in a work environment or have a prerequisite to have practical work experience before qualification. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing 01 February 2017 and terminating on 31 January 2018. 
Key Learning Areas include (but are not limited to):
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Plant Operation
  • Lab analysis
  • Effluent treatment
  • Utilities and Facilities
  • General administrative assistance 
To qualify for selection and participation in this programme, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
  • Excellent academic record and in final year of obtaining tertiary qualification –  Chemical Engineering  diploma
  • Candidates in need of In Service or practical workplace experience.
  • Computer literacy – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Sound communication and presentation skills;
  • Effective time management;
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Driver’s License would be beneficial
  • South African citizen;
  • Reliable means of transport
  • Willingness to work overtime during week/weekends
  • Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract. 
Prospective interns must submit the following:
  • Covering letter/ Motivational letter,
  • A curriculum vitae,
  • Certified academic record,
  • Certified copy of Grade 12,
  • A letter from the tertiary institution,
  • A format for evaluation, required by the tertiary institution ,
  • Certified copies of Identity Document 

Closing Date: 30 September 2016

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