BMW SA is calling on talented and suitable graduates to apply for its Relief Associates Trainee Programme intake for 2023 at its Rosslyn Plant. If you’re interested, find out if you meet the minimum eligibility criteria and key duties of the role before applying.
About BMW SA
BMW South Africa is one of the major players in the country’s high-end auto and auto parts export sector. Its expansion in 1993 led BMW to become the first automaker to launch a large-scale export operation. This makes BMW SA a significant contributor to the nation’s economic stability.
Plant Rosslyn, the German carmaker’s first production plant outside of Europe, was built in 1973. Located in Pretoria, Plant Rosslyn now markets and builds BMW motor vehicles, as well as offers financing services. Included in their product offerings are the BMW MINI series and BMW motorcycles. The plant is currently supported by a 3,000-strong workforce.
BMW SA is headquartered in Midrand, which is also called the National Sales Company. This facility employs about 600 associates assigned in various fields such as Business Strategy, Human Resources, Marketing and Sales. In 2019, the IT and Financial Services section were moved to the Midrand headquarters.
BMW SA Relief Associates Trainee Programme 2023
In line with BMW SA’s commitment to the empowerment, development and growth of South Africa’s youth. the company offers a number of programmes that aim to provide real-world experience to recent graduates. Its 18-month Relief Associate Training Programme is designed for students looking to acquire practical work experience at the Assembly Plant production lines while pursuing an NQF 2 qualification. In addition, the programme involves assembly training, self-learning, and on-the-job training with particular focus on quality and technical aspects.
Who should apply?
Applicants must be able to satisfy these basic eligibility requirements to apply for the role:
- Completed matric
- Achieve at least 60% in Maths and Science subjects; an academic achiever
- Naturally curious and a quick learner
- Proactive with a sharp intellect, dynamic, upholds accountability
- Driven; a hard worker with a keen interest in technology and the BMW brand
- Naturally curious and an agile learner
How do I apply?
Eligible applicants will need to register an account on BMW’s online careers portal. Click the link below to get started:
No deadline for submission of applications has been set as of this posting.
Access the BMW South Africa’s help page for more information about the application process.
Click here to view a PDF copy of the BMW SA Relief Associates Trainee Programme 2023 advert page.