New entry-level jobs at Anglo American

Anglo American and De Beers (a unit of Anglo American) are recruiting for various entry-level career opportunites.

If you haven’t got that much experience but need a stable, rewarding career with immense opportunities for growth, we urge you to check out the vacancies below.

Careers at Anglo American

A career at Anglo American means you’ll be working for an employer with the widest portfolio of world-class mining operations on Earth.

It’s an opportunity that comes with more oppotunities for your own personal growth as well as professional develoment in your chosen career.

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. They are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where they value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Available entry-level job openings

The following job openings are classified as entry-level by Anglo America. These vacancies are open for application.


Closing date: 13 June 2024

Location: Burgersfort, South Africa

The Senior Patrolperson will be responsible for the application of security procedures within an Anglo Platinum Operation to ensure that employees and assets are protected. Investigation support and emergency protection duties will be part of the activities of this role.


  • Grade 12
  • Registered with the PSIRA Grade B
  • Handle and use a Shotgun for Business Purposes
  • Handle and use a Handgun for Business Purposes
  • SAPS Firearm competency (Handgun and shotgun)
  • PSIRA Armed responses course
  • Valid driver’s License code B
  • Company Driver’s License (Advantageous


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Security environment or equivalent
  • Experience in Information Gathering/Intelligence


  • Computer literacy 
  • Counter Industrial Action practical
  • Applicable SAPS firearm competency
  • Communications in English (spoken, written and reading)
  • Writing of statements and opening of case dockets
  • Handling of various emergency situations
  • Psychometric Assessment for firearm users 
  • No criminal record
  • Pass polygraph test
  • Protection Services Induction
  • Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
  • Use of Force Procedure
  • AAP Rules of engagement



Closing date: 11 June 2024

Location: Burgersfort, South Africa

Join us as a Plant Millwright where you will be responsible to provide engineering technical service to a specific Plant Supervisor and Team Leader within one of the sections of the BA Process.


  • Trade Certificate for Millwright (essential)
  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science
  • Medium Voltage Certificate (advantageous)


  • Concentrator Plant experience is (essential)
  • Knowledge & skills required:
  • Valid driving license and reliable vehicle
  • Must be able to work shifts
  • Willing and able to do standby and overtime
  • Must be medically fit


Product Support Technician

Closing date: 10 June 2024

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Join us as a Plant Millwright where you will be responsible to provide engineering technical service to a specific Plant Supervisor and Team Leader within one of the sections of the BA Process.


  • Recognised Technician Qualification (S4 / N6, BTech or equivalent).
  • Five years or more relevant industrial experience in the arena of Electrical or electronics engineering.
  • Computer literate in the Microsoft suite of packages,  
  • Effective communication skills in English (written and verbal), 
  • Experience with respect to, repairs, maintenance, and fault diagnostics of automation systems.
  • PLC and Software integration experience
  • Remote diagnostic experience. Machine intelligence.

Additional requirements:

  • A valid code driver’s license will be advantageous. 


  • Understanding of electrical, electronic and mechanical trade requirements, standards, and concepts, 
  • Computer literate in the Microsoft suite of packages
  • Expertise with test equipment (oscilloscopes, meters, insulation testing, test jigs etc.) ·
  • Good customer relationship management skills
  • Problem solving skills ·
  • Attention to details.

  • Good interpersonal skills: able to relate to and communicate with multidisciplinary personnel. The ability to liaise directly with technical managers will be vital in this role.
  • Ability to work relatively independently with agility to adapt to changing schedules and priorities.
  • Ability to create technical documentation and procedures.
  • Basic finance and commercial principles ·
  • Ability to understand the benefits of working within a team environment.
  • Good in technical report writing.

  • Understanding of diamond recovery technology and associated metallurgical services would be advantageous.
  • Flexible with the ability to work with different professionals on multiple/varied task.
  • Ability to work within a team – maintains and nurtures good working relationships, 
  • Understand and satisfy internal and External customer requirements, 
  • Raise safety, performance and production related problems and provide progress updates to management. 


How to Apply

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

To apply for this role, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Visit the Anglo American and De Beers vacancies portal. All available job opportunities are listed.
  2. For the vacancy you wish to apply for, first read AND understand all the job specs including the minimum requirements.
  3. Do you meet the minimum requirements? If yes, proceed and apply online. You will be asked to complete the online application form.
  4. You will also have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.
  5. After having sent your application, you now wait for the Anglo American/ De Beers recruiter to get back to you (if they found your application interesting).

We wish you all the best.

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