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Training Practitioner

Reference: 4966 NDV
Consultant: Nannie de Villiers

Job Description:

  • Conduct and compile on a central database education and training needs analysis for the various divisions, using review reports, prescribed questionnaires and interviews.
  • Compile and manage training budget.
  • Implement technical and dairy technological parts of the WSP.
  • Instruct, mentor, assess and moderate dairy technology learners (learnerships, skills programmes, and customized courses) and facilitate the learning of engineering students.
  • Administration of and progress reporting on all training (soft skills, technical, and dairy technological).
  • Assist with accreditation audits by FoodBev SETA and Merseta.
  • Implement the QMS, maintain and generate new policies and forms where needed.
  • Research and compile customized operating manuals, safety training manuals and skills programmes in line with SETA, legislation and SANS code requirements.
  • Succession planning discussions with management. Keep record by drafting individual career paths.
  • Support production and quality functions with training that address problem areas.
  • Coach and mentor operational learners, apprentices and graduates.


  • Dairy or Cheese production qualification
  • HR or ODETDP Diploma and or equivalent
  • Knowledge in dairy industry environment, including milk-processing, packaging environment and processed cheese would be advantageous.
  • Excellent computer skills especially MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Good Communication and Report writing skills, Presentation and Spread sheet skills using Microsoft Office.
  • Fluent in English (Written as well as Verbal communication)
  • Working knowledge of ISO22000 FSSC food safety management system including HACCP.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Assertiveness
  • The ability to work independently and under pressure
  • A valid Code EB driver’s license [for traveling between plants is advantages
  • Good communicator
  • Pro-active approach
  • Work independently with decision-making ability
  • High organisation and coordination capability
  • High degree of accuracy and consistency
  • Professional demeanour and approach
  • Calm under pressure
  • Honest, strong personal ethics and track record of working in a confidential environment

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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