FResenius Kabi : Industrial Engineering Intern (Port Elizabeth)

Industrial Engineering Intern

Company FResenius Kabi Manufacturing South Africa

Reference # SvdB IEI

Published 18/02/2020

Contract Type Contract

Salary Market Related

Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa


An opportunity exists for an Industrial Engineering student to complete their P1 and P2 in-service training within the Continuous Improvement division in order to meet the requirements of their qualification.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the OPEX Project Lead with the development and implementation of a continuous improvement strategy within the pharmaceutical manufacturing plant.

Job Functions Intern

Industries Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene


Provide support with the execution of Continuous Improvement projects, by generating a positive impact on business mainly within the context of safety, quality, delivery and cost.

1.Support and document business transformation, process improvements & lean initiatives through the organization

2.Lead a small improvement project on advise of the OPEX Project Lead

3.Support the KPI data management

4.Apply lean tools/ systems (e. g. time and motion, 5s, SMED) when working with site personnel as required

5.Promote cultural change, challenging current business processes

6.Maintain the tracking system of OPEX results within the site in Microsoft Excel (eg. “downtime and reject tracking”)

7.Provide support for the optimisation and definition of work instructions (SOPs)


The minimum requirement is for an Industrial Engineering student who is seeking to complete his/her P1 and P2 section of their qualification.

A basic knowledge of Lean/ World Class manufacturing is required

Intermediate computer skills are required (advanced Excel skills will be advantageous)

Job Closing Date 25/02/2020

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