Trainee Packaging Machine Technician

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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Student
  • Experience Fresh
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description



Company: PepsiCo
Job Title: Trainee Packaging Machine Technician 2020
Location: Prospecton, South Africa
Closing date: 31 May 2020

Job Description

PepsiCo is offering Trainee Packaging Machine Technician/ Internship Programme for 2020 / 2021

Job Description

  • Ensure packing machines are correctly allocated and utilised to meet production requirements – change over bag-maker and Ishida when required and ensure sufficient materials are available for production requirements.
  • Ensure required efficiencies are maintained.
  • Identify areas of waste and inefficiency within the production process and suggest remedies to improve yield and efficiencies.
  • Minimise film waste.
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained by monitoring and informing engineering and by carrying out minor repairs on packaging equipment.
  • Ensure that quality control audits are carried out and relevant reports completed.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and food safety standards in order to ensure AIB, CRP and Safety compliance.
  • 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.
  • Carry out IPS systems procedures.
  • Assist with boil out procedures.
  • Ensure line balancing at all times.


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Related tertiary qualification
  • Literate, numerate and confident in the use of panel view computer screens
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all control systems,including PLC’s,
  • IPS
  • Knowledge of quality control specifications and techniques.