16 February 2021

Bolton Footwear Industrial Engineer Internship 2021

Description: Bolton Footwear  is inviting graduates to apply for their Industrial Engineer 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 improving productivity/efficiency by conducting time studies and reviewing factory performance reports.
  • Perform capacity utilization analysis and ensure that all resources are being used effectively
  • Support the Work-study department in conducting skill audits to identify scarce skills within the factory
  • In collaboration with the production team carry out analysis of quality issues and suggest corrective actions
  • Assist the Production Manager in eliminating or reducing waste in production and related processes
  • Provide technical knowledge in improvements, troubleshooting, repairs and equipment design
  • Adhoc projects as required

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • National Diploma/ Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel intermediate level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, deadline driven, dynamic and changing environment
  • Ability to prepare standard reports/documentation to communicate results of studies/analysis
  • Knowledge of manufacturing principles
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.