Internship: Quality Control & Assurance – Mthatha

Eastern Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

This is a one year workplace exposure and learning experience where you will be working in a pressurised factory environment. The intern will be working in the quality team on site across all manufacturing teams. Interns at Premier gain valuable in-service work experience, skills and knowledge that will assist them in furthering their careers.

The role entails the following:
Gaining practical exposure and experience in our Bakery QC/QA processes by doing the following:

Site internal audits ’ external audits
Food safety ’ quality control
Training of personnel on food safety
Technical support / troubleshooting
Management of external providers
Support of the food safety culture plan on site

Qualification Requirements

Grade 12
Studying towards a National Diploma: Food Technology (final year)
Tertiary institution logbook (stipulating the relevant exposure and experience needed)

Experience Requirements
There are no experience requirements, however the following is required:

Accurate record keeping of your workplace exposure and experience in your logbook, to ensure compliance with Seta and your learning institution reporting
Proactively report on any formal institutional requirement or training sessions
Willing to learn on how to translate your theoretical learning into practice
Perform all tasks communicated and required

Key Outputs
Essential Competencies (Knowledge, skills and abilities):

Good understanding of Occupational Health and Safety standards
Good understanding of auditing principles and processes
Proactive communication skills
Strong numerical ability
Strong teamwork ability
Understanding housekeeping and ensuring proactive implementation thereof
Taking accountability for tasks
Analytical thinking
Decision making ability
Innovation / continuous improvements mindset
Sense of urgency / results orientation
Respect for self and others
Learning aptitude