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AVI Industrial Engineering Graduate Programme in Cape Town

I&J Industrial Engineering Graduate AVI Limited Cape Town, Western Cape Contract Closing Date 16 July 2023 Job Details Minimum experienceInternship Company primary industryFMCG Job functional areaEngineering Contract term24 months EE StatusOnly open to EE candidates

Job Description AVI Ltd. 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. A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and investing in, and empowering, the communities in which it operates. We are looking for a INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE to join a company that employs real people to do exceptional things. Your time with us will start in January 2024 and our programme runs for 24 months. The AVI-Graduate Programme incorporates a holistic experience of mentorship, practical exposure and technical, leadership and business development opportunities. As one of our Graduates you will be exposed to a host of diverse corporate situations spanning from key improvement projects, CSI Initiatives, skills training and behavioural development. We have had the privileged of grooming many young ambitious professionals into successful leaders in our business and are excited to walk this exciting journey with you.

Why our Graduates choose AVI

  • Real exposure and practical learning in actual working environments

  • Encouraged to be involved and think of alternative solutions to genuine business issues

  • Constant mentorship, guidance and support

  • Meaningful work and opportunities to contribute

  • Accountability and ownership for quality and delivery

What you will be doing:

  • Designing, developing and enhancing electro-mechanical systems and mechatronic devices

  • Creating automated systems and the software to control them

  • Conducting research, documenting findings, and presenting reports at meetings

  • Developing design documents for mechanical parts and final products

  • Identifying areas of weakness in the production line or finished products and making recommendations for improvement

  • Understanding problems or client briefs and developing solutions that satisfy them

  • Selecting the required tools and materials for the manufacturing process

What you will need to be considered: Qualifications:

  • A B.Tech in Industrial Engineering with a minimum average of 70% in their final year studies

  • Or a BEng or BSc in Industrial Engineering with a minimum average of 60% in your final year of studies

Additional Requirements:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills

  • SAP experience would be advantageous

  • Be able to spend time aboard vessels when required

  • Ability to work in a food processing environment

What makes you exceptional:

  • You apply your practical skills and logic when solving problems

  • You can apply technology to quantify problems and interpret data in rational and objective manner

  • You are an Analytical Thinker that is focused on finding solutions to problems, effectively gathering and analysing information by asking probing questions and thinking things through

  • You can build and strengthen mutually beneficial partnerships with others

  • You are reliable and complete your work in accordance with deadlines

  • You focus on consistently delivering high quality work by being meticulous and continually checking the detail of your work

  • You follow policies and procedures in order to manage and mitigate risk

  • You focus on continuously improving things and identifying the core issues to a problem


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