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Engineering Graduates In Training Programme at South32

Graduate In Training - HMM

Date: 28 Feb 2024

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.


At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world.

As a collaborative, caring and inclusive company, there’s no better place to make a genuine difference. Together we’re making a positive, global impact that has the potential to change lives. 

Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So, join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 



Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM) is made up of two Manganese mines Mamatwan and Wessels. Both operations are located in the Kalahari Basin, home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese reserves.



HMM is launching the 2024 Graduate Development Program. The Graduate Program is a two-year program designed to smoothly transition recent graduates from university to the work environment. The program provides challenging and rewarding work to develop our graduates into future leaders and technical experts at HMM.


Other key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

•To learn and gain practical exposure;

•Lead safely every day;

•Be a Team player with strong leadership potential;

•Demonstrate drive, ambition, and passion for challenging work in our operations.



You will have experience and demonstrate capability in the following:

•Have no more than two years of relevant work experience

•Eager to gain exposure in and work in the Mining industry.

•Good communication, analytical and logical thinking skills will be preferable.

•Attention to detail and the ability to work within a team is essential.


Qualifications for this role are:

•BSc/ BEng Degree/BTECH/National Diploma in:

·- Mechanical Engineering

·- Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

·- Mining Engineering

·- Geology

·- Mine Survey

·- Chemical Engineering (Mine Processing)

·- Metallurgy

·- Health, Safety and Environment

·- Industrial Engineering


South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate.  We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 


(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups as per company EE Plan and residents of JTG and Broader Northern Cape)

This advertisement will close on 12 March 2024.


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