Distell – Food Technology & Quality Management Internship

Location: WC, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position in the Quality Department, based at Nederburg in Paarl. The successful incumbent will report to the Quality Controller Intrinsic.


Purpose of the Position:

The intention is to give practical work experience to:

  • Students who are in their final year of study and require exposure in a work environment and require practical work experience in order to obtain their qualification.
  • Successful interns will be expected to enter into a full-time 12 month contract commencing on the 1st of February 2020 and terminating on the 31 January 2021.


Key Learning Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Quality Assurance (Intrinsic & extrinsic quality control, Quality Management Systems, etc.)
  • Research
  • Production


To qualify for selection and participation in this programme, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Satisfactory academic record and in final year of obtaining relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. National Diploma in Food Technology; National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry; BSc Bio Technology, etc.).
  • Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Sound communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position.
  • Willing and able to work extended hours.
  • Reliable transport to and from place of work.
  • Must be willing, able and committed to enter into and complete the 12 month internship programme.


What are the requirements?

  • Covering letter/ Motivational letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Certified copy of tertiary academic record (progress report)
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate
  • A letter from the tertiary institution stating the internship requirement and format for evaluation
  • Certified copies of Identity Document
  • Certified copies of drivers licence (if applicable)

How to apply?

To apply for the Distell Food Technology & Quality Management Internship CLICK HERE

Closing Date: 25 November 2019

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