PepsiCo: Production Internship Programme 2020

at PepsiCo
Location Prospecton, South Africa
Date Posted February 26, 2020
Category Manufacturing
Job Type Internship


Auto req ID: 204099BR

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.
  • Assist in fault-finding and problem solving activities within the context and complexity of the manufacturing process in order to ensure maximum uptime and line efficiency.


· 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.

· Knowledge of quality control specifications and techniques Information systems: ability to track information and understand line efficiencies and the factors that influence this.

“PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act”

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline