Premier FMCG Industrial Engineering Graduate Programme 2024

Premier FMCG (Pty) Ltd is recruiting! Applications are now open for the Industrial Engineering Graduate Programme 2024.

Closing date: 17 June 2024

Reference NumberPRE240607-1
Job TitleGraduate Industrial Engineering
Site711 – Lil-Lets SA
Job Type ClassificationGraduate

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

About the Graduate Programme

As an Industrial Engineering graduate in the Premier FMCG confectionery environment, you will be gaining practical exposure to manufacturing practices.

During this time, you will work in the Continuous Improvement Department, providing support to Production and Operational Developments, while at the same time, picking up soft skills such as facilitation, time management and teamwork.

You will be exposed to real work, taking place in our production environments, as well as business projects and other business initiatives.

You will be provided with relevant training and mentoring, providing both formal and informal guidance.


  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering
  • There is no experience requirement for this role.

Skills and Competencies

  • Be familiar with MS Office programs, especially Excel.
  • Have fundamental skills in BOM, Recipe management, SOP and Work instruction.
  • Proactive communication skills
  • Strong numerical ability
  • Strong teamwork ability
  • 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
  • Should be able to work shifts, overtime and travel to other sites as required.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a 12 months graduate program, where the graduate will be exposed to practical work experience. As the graduate you will be required to:

  • Accurately keep record of your workplace exposure and experience in your logbook, to ensure compliance with Seta.
  • Be willing to learn on how to translate your theoretical learning into practice.
  • Perform all tasks communicated and required.
  • Be eager to gain valuable in-service work experience, skills and knowledge that will assist you in furthering your career. 

How to Apply

Here is an easy guide if you wish to apply for this opportunity:

  1. Visit the Premier FMCG careers page. Scroll through the listed vacancies and locate the Graduate Industrial Engineering vacancy.
  2. Read through the job requirements and specifications. Make sure you have understood these.
  3. If you believe you’re a match, proceed and apply online.

We wish you all the best with your applications. Please note that it is Premier FMCG policy to promote from within wherever possible, hence internal applicants will be given priority.

Premier FMCG recruits and appoints in line with their Employment Equity Goals and objectives.

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