Distell Internship Opportunity 2017

Posted on :

27 Mar, 2017

Category :

Internships in South Africa

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position in our Cellar Department based at Port Elizabeth Production. The successful candidate will report to the Cellar Manager.

Internship: Cellar Technology / Food Technology and Quality Management

Purpose of the Position:

The purpose is to provide practical work experience to a student currently in the last year of study and require In-Service Training in order to obtain their qualification, and/or those recently graduated, however unemployed who require exposure in a work environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing 1 May 2017 and terminating on 30 April 2018.

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position in the Cellar department in Port Elizabeth.

Purpose of the Position:

The intention is to give practical work experience to:

  • Students who are in their final year of study and/or graduates who require exposure in a work environment and require
  • Practical work experience in order to obtain their qualification.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to enter into a full-time 12 month contract commencing on 1 May 2017 and terminating on 30 April 2018

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

  • Quality Assurance (Intrinsic and extrinsic quality control, Quality Management Systems, etc.)
  • Receiving of different Bulk Wine and Spirit products within specification
  • Blending of different Wine and Spirit products
  • Different filtration systems
  • Final product correction and preparation before 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 and/or Diploma in Cellar Technology and Wine making; 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
  • Must be willing, able and committed to enter into and complete the 12 month internship programme

Prospective candidates must submit the following:

  • 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)

Application process:

If you are interested and meet all requirements


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