12 July 2020

AVI Mechanical Engineering Graduate Programme 2020

The AVI Mechanical Engineering Graduate Programme is a 24-month structured development programme that provides a platform for talented students to learn critical skills and ultimately become leaders or specialists, through their involvement in and contribution towards innovative, technical and strategic projects.

AVI Limited is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

National Brands Limited operates across 5 factory sites, offering world-class manufacturing facilities in Isando, Rosslyn, Westmead and Durban. It is home to some of the best-known South African tea, coffee and creamer brands, including our delicious range of much-loved savoury and sweet biscuits, in addition to our melt-in-your-mouth snack range.

Why our Graduates choose AVI
  • Exposure and practical learning in a working environment
  • Encouraged to be involved and think of alternative solutions to real issues
  • Constant mentorship, guidance and support
  • Presented with the opportunities to make meaningful contributions
  • Accountable for delivering quality work
What makes you exceptional?
  • Willing to be hands-on
  • Comfortable working in a team
  • Passionate about becoming a specialist in a technical environment
  • Enjoys analysis and is solution-driven
  • Eager to make the most of unique opportunities
  • Your goals are to contribute, make a difference and be an achiever
What will you enjoy doing
You will be involved in various projects to gain in-depth knowledge of plant, processing and packing equipment. You will work closely with Engineering Specialists and participate in the following:

• Identifying efficiency issues and suggesting functional solutions
• Gain skills of the core concepts of mechanics, thermodynamics and food processing
• Be involved in line installations and line commissioning

What we want from you
  • A BSc/BEng in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum average of 60% in the final year of studies.
  • Must be willing to travel to other NBL sites when and if required.
  • Any vacation experience or part-time work would be beneficial.
Location: Johannesburg

Closing Date: 04 October 2020

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