Packer/Utility

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Our client in the Manufacturing Industry has an EE opportunity available for a Packer/Utility. This will be a fixed-term contract position, based on the East Rand, Ekurhuleni.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have matric
  • At be able to work in PLASTIC manufacturing Industry
  • Able to work shifts

 

As one of the final checkpoints between buyer and manufacturer, Packagers perform several important functions. They must ensure that all items are in proper working order. Any defective items must be discarded according to company procedures.

Packagers place completed products into containers and prepare them for shipment by weighing, labeling, and recording information about each package. Packagers must then ensure that the prepared packages make it to their designated locations, such as loading zones or into inventory. Packagers must be thorough in their work. Attention to detail is key.

 

What is a learnership?

A learnership is a work-based learning program that leads to an NQF registered qualification. Learnerships are directly related to an occupation or field of work, for example, electrical engineering, hairdressing, or project management.

 

Learnerships are managed by Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs). They were introduced by the government to help skill learners and to prepare them for the workplace.

 

Learnership programs can help you to gain the necessary skills and workplace experience that will open up better employment or self-employment opportunities.

Learnerships are based on a legally binding agreement between an employer, a learner, and a Training Provider. This agreement is intended to spell out the tasks and duties of the employer, the learner, and the Training Provider. It is designed to ensure the quality of the training and to protect the interests of each party.

A learnership requires that a learner enter into a fixed-term employment contract with the company whilst studying towards a qualification registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), which is in line with the learnership (the cost of the qualification falls to the Company). Once the qualification is completed, the learnership will also end.

 

Why are learnerships important?

Learnerships promote access to education and training, as they allow you to work and get started on your career while also studying for educational qualification.

Please note should you not receive a response within 7 business days of applying, you may consider your application as being unsuccessful.

 

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