Established in 1916, Ackermans is a household name in clothing retail stores in South Africa. Its first store was opened in Wynberg, Cape Town, but now has more than 450 outlets in Southern Africa, including Botswana and Namibia. The store was rated the number two clothing store in South Africa in 2015 by the Consumer Satisfaction Score of South Africa. Ackermans also offers a variety of internship programmes, one of which is the Product Technologist Trainee/Internship programme for 2019.
Product Technologist Trainee/Internship Programme
Ackermans is calling on interested individuals who would like to qualify for a paid internship at one the best clothing retailers in South Africa. The position will be based out of their Kuils River Support Centre where the intern will be tasked with reviewing, developing and implementing quality standards for the company’s clothing products and other wearable merchandise sold in more than 700 retail outlets across Africa. Moreover, the selected intern will get exposure to every essential aspect of value retail including Planning, Marketing, Buying, Supply Chain and Operations.
The successful intern will receive coaching from industry experts who will be essential in skills training essential to transacting with Buyers particularly with providing technical advice regarding product quality and performance.
Upon successful completion of the trainee/internship programme, the candidate may be extended the opportunity to work full time within the company.
Requirements or Eligibility
Here are the basic qualifications the programme is looking for:
- Obtained a diploma or degree in Clothing Production, Fashion Design or any retail work experience will be an advantage
- The applicant must love garment making
- Must possess resilience, strong work ethic and highly motivated
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the prescribed qualifications are invited to apply online or via LinkedIn. Click on the link below to get to the application page. Once there applicants are required to set up an account to be able to browse through the openings and apply:
Opening and Closing Date
The Ackerman Product Technologist Trainee/Internship Programme will be accepting applications until 13 January 2019.
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