Thursday, 24 August 2017

Volkswagen Graduate Trainee Programme 2017

The world of Volkswagen Group South Africa is a fast-paced and exciting one involving constant innovation, cutting-edge technology and design, and an ever-changing industry both locally and globally.

So if you’re looking for a career that’ll take you places, introduce you to dynamic new concepts and provide an exciting and challenging work environment, contact us to discover the positions currently available at Volkswagen Group South Africa. If it’s the best you’re after, we already have something in common.

If you are looking for a career that will introduce you to cutting-edge technology and an exciting work environment in an ever changing industry both locally and globally - join us and become part of our legendary brand.

Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Graduate Trainee Programme is your opportunity to explore the dynamic world of vehicle manufacturing.The Graduate Trainee Programme runs for 11 months during which you will be exposed to corporate, personal and leadership development, which will allow you to get to grips with the working world and lay a solid foundation for a successful career. Should you complete the 11 month trainee programme successfully, you will be placed in a suitable position within Volkswagen Group South Africa.

The Graduate Trainee Programme is designed for motivated, driven and dedicated individuals who possess excellent communication skills, leadership potential and an above average academic record. As a permanent employee of Volkswagen Group South Africa, Graduate Trainees undergo a 11 month intensive training programme including Personal Development, Leadership Development and On-the-job Training which will provide graduates with a solid foundation from which to build their careers.

Candidates who posses University degree, 3 year Technikon Diploma or post degree/diploma in the following fields:
  1. National Sales Organisation (Marketing/Business Management/Finance/Information Technology/Statistics)
  2. Purchasing (Purchasing/Supply Chain Management/Logistics/BComm)
  3. Information Services (Information Technology/Information Services/Networking/Software Development)
  4. Logistics (Human Resources/Industrial Psychology/Labour Relations/Organisational Development/Business Administration)
  5. Engineering (Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Mechatronics/Electronics/Industrial Engineering/Production or Operations Management)
Volkswagen aims to recruit Trainees who display the following:
  • An above average academic record
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership potential
  • A positive attitude
  • A willingness to learn
  • A strong dedication to quality work
Applications close on 31 August 2017.


Volkswagen Group South Africa is committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally, this includes persons with disabilities. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports the achievement of our Employment Equity goals.

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