16 February 2021

Bolton Footwear Health/Safety Internship 2021

Description: Bolton Footwear is inviting graduates to apply for their Health/Safety Internship 2021.

This is a 12-month SETA internship that exists within our operations facility based in Elsies River, Cape Town.

For this period the incumbent will form part of the Operations team, work closely with the Production Manager as well as the Operations Executive, and as such will be required to provide assistance as detailed below.


Today, Bolton Footwear is one of South Africa’s foremost footwear companies. All footwear offered by the Group is targeted at defined market niches, competitively priced and manufactured from the highest quality of leather and raw material available.

The Group’s three footwear manufacturing plants in Great Brak River, Oudtshoorn and Cape Town have the capacity to produce 8 000 pairs of high-quality leather footwear per day and employ over 1100 employees across all sites.

Remuneration: R4000 - R5000 per month 

Location: Cape Town

Education level: Diploma

Job level: Student

Type: 12 Months

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Assist with occupational safety risk assessments, highlight hazards and make recommendations
  • Ensure that the correct PPE is available and worn in hazardous areas
  • Provide support in conducting chemical risk audits, with focus on the storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals
  • Assist with incident and accident investigations
  • Review health and safety polices and procedures and ensure compliance
  • Assist with the COVID 19 regulations and protocols
  • Monitor the overall ergonomics of the factory and offices, making recommendations where needed
  • Adhoc duties as required

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • National Diploma (Health and Safety management; Environmental Health studies or similar)
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and statutory requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Time and management skills
  • Attention to detail
Send your cover letter and CV to alissa.flemmer@bolwear.co.za

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.