Yara Animal Nutrition South Africa: Graduate Programme 2023

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Yara Animal Nutrition South Africa is a subsidiary of Yara International.

Based in Umbogintwini, Durban, we are a reputable global feed manufacturer of high-quality Phosphate products suitable for both ruminants and monogastric animals on modern, high producing farms. 

We have been a manufacturer of phosphate products since the 1960’s and have always been the preferred phosphate supplier to the South African market.

Yara Animal Nutrition’s operations in South Africa include a raw materials processing plant and sales office in Umbogintwini near Durban.

The Graduate Program

Yara invites qualified Mechanical Engineering Graduates to apply for a 12-month work  programme at our Umbogintwini (Durban) Production Plant.

During the programme you will gain exposure to and contribute to projects, maintenance, engineering and plant operations. 

Task Exposure and work Environment

· Be part of interdisciplinary team and be able to interact professionally with all staff on site

· Make recommendations regarding improved mechanical systems, mechanical maintenance methodologies, or designs.

· Compile relevant engineering calculations, project proposals, detailed design and drawings, technical support.

· Work with plant personnel to understand plant problems – Trouble shooting, Research, Analysis and suggesting solutions.

· Work with the administration of process documents, Safety Requirements, Change management procedures.

Who Can Apply?

The following eligibility criteria applies.

· Applicants must have completed their required qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

· Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, Post Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

We are looking for

· Good Communicators

· Time management and prioritization skills

· Knowledge in MS Office applications

· Highly systematic, organised, and accurate record keeping

· Strong Problem solving and analytical skills

· People who share our values and are committed to their personal and the company’s development.


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