01 December 2020

6 X PepsiCo Production Internship Opportunities 2020

Location: KZN

Job: PepsiCo has 6 X Production Internship Opportunities for graduates who are keen on joining the company. 


  • Ensure packing machines are correctly allocated and utilised to meet production requirements – change over bag-maker and Ishida when required and ensure sufficient materials are available for production requirements.
  • Ensure required efficiencies are maintained.
  • Identify areas of waste and inefficiency within the production process and suggest remedies to improve yield and efficiencies.
  • Minimise film waste.
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained by monitoring and informing engineering and by carrying out minor repairs on packaging equipment.
  • Ensure that quality control audits are carried out and relevant reports completed.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and food safety standards in order to ensure AIB, CRP and Safety compliance.
  • Maintain safety standards through safe operating practices in order to avoid accidents and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Uphold and maintain ISO 14001 conformance by actively supporting the site Environmental Management System in order to obtain certification.
  • Carry out IPS systems procedures.
  • Assist with boil out procedures.
  • Ensure line balancing at all times.
  • Assist in fault-finding and problem solving activities within the context and complexity of the manufacturing process in order to ensure maximum uptime and line efficiency.
  • Once week per month will be spent supporting Pellet line.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Related tertiary qualification.
  • Literate, numerate and confident in the use of panel view computer screens.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all control systems, including PLC’s.
  • IPS.
  • Knowledge of quality control specifications and techniques.
  • Information systems: ability to track information and understand line efficiencies and the factors that influence this.

“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act"