Givaudan: Production Learnerships 2024

Givaudan invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Production Learnership Programme 2024.

Learnership Location: Midrand, Gauteng

Learnership Closing Date: Not specified

As an Production Learner, you will, under direct supervision, follow established procedures and guidelines by delivering production orders assigned by the Shift Leader and Senior Production Operator to perform a variety of simple, manual tasks of aproduction process.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Production Operation
  • Under supervision of more experienced Operator/Leader, perform basic operation of designated machines and production equipment such as (one of the following): blenders, sieves, spray dryer systems, batching systems, multipurpose reactors,spinning cone column, bulk tanks, Roxane robots, packaging systems, ovens, mills,distillation columns (stills), encapsulation systems.
  • Common tasks involve one of the following activities:
  • Blending,mixing,dispensing, packaging, heating,cooking, adding enzymes, compounding, filtering.
  • Collect intermediates or raw materials, move and load it into production machines.
  • Understand bill of materials and/or formula specifications, so the proper quantities of materials are added in the proper sequence.
  • Manufacture product in a safe and timely manner and according to predefined process instructions to meet specificquality standards.
  • Accurately read control instruments, prepare neat & accurate records for all operations as required.
  • Troubleshoot problems under guidance of more experienced Operator or provide assistance.
  • Assist in performing in-process quality testing to ensure customer specifications are met. You will identify deviations and document / communicate them in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Prepare product packaging for next step in production or for final shipment to customer according to department specifications.
  • Maintain neat, orderly and clean shop floor and workplace at all times and complete all sanitation and housekeeping duties as required.
  • Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to GMP, AIB, OSHA, HACCP, FDA, USDAand internal safety guidelines
  • Process Improvement
  • Proactively identify process improvements.
  • Participate in Lean activities in designated areas.
  • You will also be required to attend class and successfully complete your learnership program.


  • Grade 12 / Matric with Maths and Science
  • Technical Skills
  • Forklift operation skills preferred.
  • Basic math, reading and recordkeeping skills.
  • Basic PC skills, including competency in MS Office products.
  • Able to lift 25kg with ease.

How to apply

Click here to apply online for the Givaudan: Production Learnerships 2024

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