HEINEKEN Beverages Temporary Learnership

We strive to be an employer of choice, firmly rooted in Southern Africa and directly employing just under 5000 people. Developing our talent is one of the ways we aim to achieve our goal, as people are at the heart of our company. Opportunities at HEINEKEN Beverages are limitless – whether it’s across brands, business areas or roles, we are committed to growing together as an organisation to become a regional beverage champion.

Immediate Superior: Mark Adams

Location: Stellenbosch

Type of Contract: Fixed Term

Reference Number: 106484

Applications are invited to apply for the 12-month NQF3 Packaging Learnership based at Adam Tas Cluster (Adam Tas & JC Le Roux). Acquiring this qualification will enable an individual to perform basic operations on an automated Food & Beverage packaging line within set requirements of a manufacturing unit.

The learnership entails the following outcomes:

Demonstrating an understanding of basic machine operations in a manufacturing and or packaging environment.

Demonstrating an understanding of the concept Microbiology in a food handling environment.

Monitoring critical control points (CCP’S) as an integral part of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system.

Performing quality control practices in a food or sensitive consumer product operation.

Competence in performing operations in the following processes on an automated food & beverage packaging line:







Performing first line maintenance.

Applying problem-solving techniques.

Demonstrating effective communication skills and the ability to interpret and use information.

Demonstrating basic mathematical literacy.

Prospective learners should meet the following requirements:

Grade 12 (with Mathematics)

Candidates must be unemployed.

Relevant experience within a production/high-speed packaging environment would be advantageous.

Knowledge of safe working procedures.

Proven verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to function independently and under pressure.

Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the Learnership.

Must be willing and able to work shifts and overtime as part of workplace training when required.

Must have reliable transport to and from work.

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