Mercedes Benz: Skills Development Programme 2016

Posted on :

4 Dec, 2015

Category :

Jobs in East London - Vacancies in East London, Trainee Jobs in South Africa

Closing date: 31 January 2016
Location: East London

Key Duties & Responsibilities

With our unique products, strong brands, global orientation and trailblazing innovations, Mercedes-Benz Group of Companies is pursuing the ultimate goal of becoming the world’s leading player in the automotive industry. The following opportunity is now available in East London CBD/IDZ:

Skills Training Programme

Applications are invited from individuals in and around East London to apply for a 2-month Skills Training Programme at MBSA. This programme is aimed towards upskilling individuals with manufacturing shopfloor skills for potential employment in the local CBD/IDZ and general manufacturing-related industries.

Learning Outcomes

The Skills Training Programme will include, but not be limited to:

  • Keeping the work place area safe and productive
  • Operating hand tools and power tools
  • Using measuring equipment
  • Understanding production systems
  • Adhering to quality procedures
  • Supporting line supply.


Applicants must be a South African citizen with a minimum Grade 12 General Qualification OR a Grade 12 with Maths or Mathematical Literacy OR a full N3 Technical Certificate in the Mechanical or Electrical field. The applicant must be able to speak, read and write English and be willing to participate in the multi-phased assessment programme as well as a medical assessment.

Please note that meeting the above requirements does not automatically place the applicant on the shortlist.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Mercedes Benz Skills Development Programme

Please forward a short cover letter, addressed to: “The Human Resources Development Department”, for attention: “The Recruiter”, with the reference: “Skills Training Prog” accompanied by your CV, a certified ID copy and ALL certificates/qualifications.

A telephone number must be included in the cover letter.

All applications must be submitted via the Mercedes Benz Careers website at training programme or

fax: (012) 660-7082.

All applications are invited; however, the following will apply: • Code of good practice on the employment of people with disabilities • The Division’s Employment Equity Plan in terms of the Employment Equity Act, No 58 of 1998 • People living with disabilities are encouraged to apply as long as the requirements indicated above can be met.

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