Control And Automation Technical Trainee – SAB

Job purpose
The C&A trainee key role is to become familiar with the companies control and automation / manufacturing systems according to the prescribed training plan and signoff’s.

Once checked out they will be placed into a Process Control Engineer or similar role to:

  • Manage, Design, co-ordinate and implement the installations of new process control systems within Brewing, Utilities and Packaging.
  • Ensure sustainable integrity and stability of the Control and Automation infrastructure and proactively recommend best practices within the Control and Automation


Key roles and responsibilities

Maintain a healthy and safe working environment

  • Comply with safety, health and environmental procedures.
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards


Work in teams

  • Communicate effectively in teams
  • Contribute to self development
  • Assist brewery by executing tasks or changes ideally linked to training outcomes
  • Act as a Process Control Engineer


Follow the prescribed training plan

  • Ensure compliance to training plan
  • Revise training plan if slip occurs to bring back on track
  • Manage timeline for in plant training
  • Make contact with key subject matter experts
  • Obtain sign off post each module


Facilitate problem solving and decision making

  • Participate in team problem solving


Manage small projects

  • Follow the project management principles and execute one or more small projects within a prescribed period





  • Min – Higher Diploma in Electrical engineering / Software
  • Tertiary qualification: Engineering Degree in Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronic Engineering or Computer Science.



  • Min – 3-6 months on the job training as a student



  • Training: Min – 3-6 months on the job training


Additional Information

  • Band: VIII-B

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