Continental Tyre South Africa: Graduate-in-Training Programme 2025

Programme Overview

Continental Tyre South Africa invites unemployed graduates to apply for the Graduate-in-Training Programme 2025.

The closing date for applications is the 05 July 2024.

Location: Eastern Cape, Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth

Continental Tyre is committed to fostering the talents of its employees and supporting their aspirations. If you are eager to take your career to the next level and are passionate about continuous learning and development, they would love to hear from you!

About Continental

Continental was founded in 1871 and develops pioneering technologies and services for connected mobility of people and their goods.

The company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation.

Continental generates sales of over €40 billion and employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets around the world, including in South Africa.

Careers at Continental Tyre

At Continental, each of us take personal ownership for creating an inclusive culture. Our behaviours and personal contribution drive a culture of connectedness and we encourage an environment in which our people share their perspectives courageously to drive operational excellence.

With us, everyone has an equal opportunity to grow, develop and live into their professional potential. Come and work for us and let your ideas shape the future!

About the Graduate-­in-Training Programme

The Graduate ­in Training (GIT) Programme is a 11-month development programme. GIT’s will be rotated amongst the various departments and learn about the sales, manufacturing and business processes.

GIT’s will be assigned various projects to gain first-hand experience of the organisational structures, processes and products offered by Continental.

Each GIT will be assigned a mentor that will offer guidance and support to them throughout the development programme. In addition, GIT’s will be guided and supported by experienced colleagues and experts.

After the 11-month development programme, GIT ‘s could progress to various talent pools or possibly a full­time permanent position. Starting date is 01 February 2025.

Job Requirements

  • Need to be a South African Citizen
  • Have a 70%+ Academic Average would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills written and spoken
  • Team player and have a high self-­ motivation, flexibility, and ability to work independently

Disciplines required for 2025

7 x Graduate in Training (GIT’s) for Engineering/ Production/ Quality and Process Engineering – A minimum of a Diploma/ B Tech/ Degree in Quality/ Mechatronics/ Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

1 x Graduate in Training for Industrial Engineering – A minimum of a Diploma/ B Tech/ Degree Industrial Engineering.

1 x Graduate in Training for Purchasing – A minimum of a Diploma/ B Tech/ Degree in Logistics/ Operations/ Supply Chain/ Business Management

 1 x Graduate in Training (GIT) for Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) – A minimum of a Diploma/ B Tech/ Degree Mechanical Engineering or Environmental Health and Safety.

How to Apply

Apply on Staffing Solutions Recruitment as follows:

  1. Visit the Staffing Solutions Recruitment website.
  2. Go to the vacancies tab and search for GIT – followed by the field you are applying in e.g. GIT Industrial Engineering.
  3. Upload your CV and latest results.
  4. A recruiter will get back to you should your application get shortlisted.

The closing date for applications is the 05 July 2024. We wish you all the best with your application!

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