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Agronomy/ Supply Chain Management/ Logistics are invited by RCL to apply for internship programme

Management Trainee Programme: Commodity Procurement


Management Trainee Programme: Commodity Procurement (RCL221123-1) - New RCL logo

Closing Date 2022/12/08

Reference Number RCL221123-1

Company RCL Foods

Job Title Management Trainee Programme: Commodity Procurement

Functions Commodity

Job Type Classification Management Trainee

Location - Town / City Pretoria

Location - Province Gauteng

Location - Country South Africa

Job Description

Fancy yourself a Trader and more specifically in the area of Commodities? Are you wanting to fast-track your career by learning from specialists in the industry in order to grow your long-term career in Commodity Procurement? We have the role for you!

Our Management Trainee programme forms an integral part of building our future Leadership pipeline. This role is designed to build the next generation of future leaders in Commodity Procurement, a highly specialised and critical business area.

Our Management Trainee Programme offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enables them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Commodity Procurement Management Trainees are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to senior levels within RCL FOODS.

What is in it for me?

Coaching by senior leaders

Meaningful work experience

Planned rotations

Structured development plan

S: A CAREER, not just a job

To top it all off, RCL FOODS has built a culture that motivates Management Trainees to become Authentic Leaders, being More Brave, having More Impact, being More Curious all while having More Fun. Discover yourself here in an environment that allows you to be MORE YOU!

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

A degree is Agronomy or Supply Chain Management or Logistics

Previous experience in Commodity Trading would be advantageous (2 years maximum experience in Commodity Trading)

Key skills/competencies:

Computer Literacy (MS Office, including Excel and Word)

Excellent Communication skills


Relationship building


Analytical thinking


Strategic thinking

Duties & Responsibilities

Commodity Procurement is all about ensuring we have the right raw materials available at the right time. A critical function as without raw materials, we cannot manufacture our goods. You will get exposure and experience in research and interpretation of fundamental and technical data with regards to commodity markets and trading of such, as well as the exposure to logistics and supplier engagement.

This role has a good blend of strategy execution and operations management and will give you the right experience and foundation in your Commodity Trading career. Some of the commodities that you will get exposure to is maize, sorghum, wheat and peanuts, just to mention a few.

If you think you have what it takes to be our next Commodity Procurement Management Trainee, apply and see and do things differently with us.

Start Date: 1 February 2023


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