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AVI Limited: Mechanical Engineering Graduate Internship 2021 (Durban)

AVI Limited: Mechanical Engineering Graduate Internship 2021 opportunity has become available in Gauteng for unemployment graduates in possession of the below qualifications. If interested, kindly check the below requirements. STREAK OF LUCK!

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Division: AVI Graduate Programme

Date Listed: 02 July 2021

Job Title: Graduate Mechanical Engineer – Durban

Contract Term: 24 months

Minimum Experience: Entry Level

Company Primary Industry: Consumer Goods

Job Functional Area: Engineering

Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Closing Date: 31 July 2021

Job Description

AVI LIMITED is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet, and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel. 

NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITED operates 5 manufacturing sites, offering world-class manufacturing facilities in Isando (Johannesburg), Rosslyn (Pretoria), Westmead, and Durban (KZN). It is home to some of the best-known South African tea, coffee, and creamer brands, including our delicious range of much-loved savoury, and sweet biscuits, and our melt-in-your-mouth snack range. 

We are looking for, you, a MECHANICAL ENGINEER GRADUATE who would like to join a company that employs real people to do exceptional things. Are you ready?

Why our Graduates choose AVI

  • Real exposure and practical learning in actual working environments
  • Encouraged to be involved and think of alternative solutions to genuine business issues
  • Constant mentorship, guidance, and support
  • Offered meaningful work and opportunities to contribute
  • Held accountable for quality and delivery 

What you will be doing:

  • Analysis of breakdowns, with recommendations to reduce downtime
  • Review of Computerised Maintenance Management System, ensuring reliability and integrity of information captured on the asset care system.
  • Manage workshop and related activities to ensure adherence to relevant standards
  • Assist with developing and maintaining a problem-solving culture within the department through facilitating and sustaining root cause analysis practices
  • Compile reports – KPI’s, asset care schedule compliance, artisan utilisation, employee management control, financial forecast
  • Provide advice and problem-solving techniques
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with the OHS Act
  • Implement aspects of Manufacturing Capability such as 5S and fundamental Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Manage select aspects of Engineering spares
  • Develop and implement lubrication management strategies 

What you will need to be considered:


  • A BSc / B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum average of 60% in the final year of studies 

Additional Requirements:

  • Any vacation experience or part-time work would be beneficial 

What makes you exceptional

  • Being focused on finding solutions to problems
  • Finding facts and applying logic
  • Adopting a conceptual approach when developing new ideas
  • Being reliable and completing work within agreed timelines
  • Producing high-quality work, being meticulous, and checking the details
  • Building and strengthening relationships with others
  • Coping well with pressure and remaining calm and composed
  • Being confident and articulate when communicating

How to Apply


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