Graduate Mechanical Or Electrical Engineer

Graduate Mechanical Or Electrical Engineer
AVI Limited
Gans Bay, Western Cape


Posted 29 July 2021 – Closing Date 20 August 2021

Job Details

Job Description

AVI LIMITED is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet, and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004.

I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled, and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

We are looking for, you, an ELECTRICAL / MECHANICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATE who would like to join a company that employs real people to do exceptional things. Are you ready?

Why our Graduates choose I&J

  • Real exposure and practical learning in actual working environments
  • Encouraged to be involved and think of alternative solutions to genuine business issues
  • Constant mentorship, guidance and support
  • Offered meaningful work and opportunities to contribute
  • Held accountable for quality and delivery

What you will be doing:

  • Analysis of breakdowns, with recommendations to reduce downtime
  • Review of Computerised Maintenance Management System, ensuring reliability and integrity of information captured on the asset care system
  • Manage workshop and related activities to ensure adherence to relevant standards
  • Assist with developing and maintaining a problem-solving culture within the department through facilitating and sustaining root cause analysis practices
  • Compile reports – KPI’s, asset care schedule compliance, artisan utilisation, employee management control, financial forecast
  • Provide advice and problem-solving techniques
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with the OHS Act
  • Implement aspects of Manufacturing Capability such as 5S and fundamental Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Manage select aspects of Engineering spares
  • Develop and implement lubrication management strategies

What you will need to be considered:


  • Eng. in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Have a minimum average of 60% in your final year

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to work in Gansbaai, Western Cape
  • Vehicle and driver’s license will be advantageous
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Innovative and analytical mind-set
  • Team player with a passion for achieving
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who is open to all the unique learning opportunities we offer

What makes you exceptional?

  • You apply your practical skills and logic when solving problems
  • You can build and strengthen mutually beneficial partnerships with others
  • You can collaborate with others by involving, listening and encouraging others to contribute in the decision making process as far as possible
  • You are reliable and complete your work in accordance with deadlines
  • You focus on consistently delivering high quality work by being meticulous and continually checking the detail of your work
  • You follow policies and procedures in order to manage and mitigate risk
  • You are focus on maintaining my productivity, working quickly and comfortable to multitask when needed
  • You are energetic and take initiative to get things started and make things happen