Trainee Process Technician

at PepsiCo
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Manufacturing
Job Type Full-time


Johannesburg, Gauteng

Auto req ID: 190356BR

Job Description

  • Set-up, operate, monitor and control process equipment excluding packaging in order to efficiently convert raw materials into final product, which complies with quality, cost and service specifications and targets
  • Identify areas of waste and inefficiency within the production process and suggest remedies to improve yield and efficiencies
  • Assist in fault-finding and problem solving activities within the context and complexity of the manufacturing process in order to ensure maximum uptime and line efficiency
  • Maintain housekeeping and food safety standards in order to ensure AIB and CRP compliance
  • Ensure equipment is maintained in good working order; report all breakdowns, required maintenance and worn parts to packaging technician for action.
  • Maintain safety standards through safe operating practices in order to avoid accidents and ensure a safe working environment
  • Uphold and maintain ISO 14001 conformance by actively supporting the site Environmental Management System in order to obtain certification.



· Grade 12 or equivalent

· Related tertiary qualification advantageous

· Literate, numerate and confident in the use of panel view computer screens.

· Working knowledge and understanding of all control systems, including PLC’s.

· IPS – Internal training course

· Knowledge of quality control specifications and techniques

· Information systems: ability to track information and understand line efficiencies and the factors that influence this.

· Mechanical aptitude with technical training and knowledge of manufacturing equipment.


  • Drive for results
  • Analytical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Intellectual Curiosity

IntegrityRelocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Regular

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