Weir: Apprenticeship Programme for 2022 / 2023

Closing Date: Friday 20th of May 2022
Organization Weir
Employment Type Apprenticeship
Province South Africa
Town/City South Africa



Weir is contributing towards skills development in South Africa, by providing opportunities to school leavers and unemployed youth to enter a four-year apprentice programme in the following trade:

  • Moulding (Gqeberha)
  • Millwright (JHB)

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Matric with Maths and Science above 60%
  • N3 in the Mechanical trade – passed all subjects above 60 percent
  • Or NCV Level 4 in the mechanical trades, passed all subjects at 60 % and above
  • Local Requirement: Applicants must have a letter from the Chief or municipal letter with accompanying affidavit that they reside no further than a 50 Km radius from the specific branch.
  • Preference will be given to EE candidates in line with our EE and Skills plans

Key Tasks:

Including but not limited to:

  • Moulding, stripping, painting and closing of copes and drags
  • Prepare moulds, cores, core boxes and repair surface imperfections
  • Insert applicable cores in the mould
  • Ensure moulds are clean before closing
  • Close moulds according to specifications
  • Calibration of sand and chemicals
  • Ensure that consumable stock items are maintained and report low stock levels to the Foreman
  • Move assembled moulds to designated areas
  • Stack items in allocated areas and in a safe manner
  • Achieve set production targets
  • Perform TPM checklists
  • Always adhere to Company policies and procedures, standard operating procedures and work instructions (SOPs and WI)
  • Operate machines / equipment in accordance with safe work instructions
  • Always work according to efficiency standards
  • Identify any potential hazards and risks and report to the Shift Leaders
  • To adhere to required protective clothing rules and ensure appropriate PPE is worn at all times
  • Attend compulsory safe start / green are meetings at the beginning of every shift
  • Adherence to quality control as per work instructions

Minimum Skills/Abilities:

  • Adhere to principles and values – Weir Values
  • Maintaining of a high level of Integrity
  • Agility / effectively dealing with change
  • High level of enthusiasm and results driven
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Accurate and reliable – attention to detail
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate

How to Apply

Author: Admin

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