Quality Trainee

Location: Prospecton Brewery

Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.

QA trainee programme is a structured 18-to-24-month programme which is designed to address the acquisition of QA skills and experience for the trainee as well as familiarise them with the SAB philosophies.​ The rigour of the programme should ensure that an individual that has completed the programme can be allocated an area of responsibility immediately. We are looking for a QA trainee with the best technical smarts to learn and contribute in a high performing professional manufacturing environment.​ The candidate will be required to assess and make informed decisions regarding governance systems, as well as review system designs ensuring sustainability and mitigating product and package risks.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

  • Principles of quality assurance
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles of quality control and related governance systems​
  • Understanding and application of quality assurance expertise & how this fits in broader value chain context​
  • Apply quality assurance practices within a specific functional area​
  • Apply theoretical, problem-solving and lateral thinking in the design of new processes and systems​
  • Communicate practices and solutions to the rest of the team​
  • Participate in QA team structures
  • Diagnose systemic and situational problems​
  • Interface with other brewery disciplines to meet functional and/or project management objectives​
  • Positive thinking orientation
  • Problem solving orientation

Minimum Requirements

  • B. Tech / BSc in relevant field of study​
  • 2 years quality control related experience in an FMCG would be advantageous​ Key competencies and attributes
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Excellent self-management practices
  • Proactive, energetic and committed
  • Flexible, adaptable and pragmatic
  • Action-oriented, proactive, self-sufficient, conscientious, motivated, tenacious, resilient
  • High tolerance for stress and managing the operational realities of the business​
  • Must be willing to relocate to any brewery within the zone post the conclusion of the traineeship

SAB/ABInBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in line with SAB/ABInBev employment equity plan and talent requirements

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short listing.

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  1. I never had the opportunity to go and study but I’ve been a Quality Assurrance Manager for 15 years I just learned the best
    I retired in 2022 but soon realised that I ca still be a asset to any company if given the chance

  2. To work in a different sectors in other busennes it give me a good opportunity as i have been a Manager at retail for 12 year’s. It cab be honour for me. I have a little knowledge of quality assurance.

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