Automotive Engineering Cape Town

Internship programs for suitable Students in Cape Town

automotive company

In 1915, a person started as a three-man shop manufacturing simple air cleaners for farm tractors. Today, they have expanded their product portfolio and grown into a worldwide corporation with over 11,000 employees contributing to the company's success at over 35 manufacturing locations around the world. By the 1950s, the person had established
worldwide sales and distribution through licensing agreements with overseas manufacturers. Their strong client relationships accelerated their international growth nearly 40 years ago. The company established operations in England to support
Caterpillar in 1958, and today they service the needs of their customers through operations in 19 countries. This includes their operations in South Africa. From South Africa a broad customer service footprint extends well into Sub-
Saharan Africa.
Every day, employees at the  entities all over the world are exploring ways to help solve customer problems and
apply technology to new markets. Their technological leadership, combined with strong customer relationships and a global presence, will keep them at the forefront of their markets for years to come. The company is a technology-driven company committed to satisfying customer needs for filtration solutions through innovative
research and development. Our 400 engineers hold over 450 patents. They combine their particulate and chemical filtration technology with other disciplines, including fluid dynamics, structural analysis and acoustics to deliver pacesetting products.

The company are looking for students in the following fields:
Mechanical engineering
Automotive Engineering
Technical Fields
Industrial engineering
Logistics and production
On being accepted for an internship with the company, a project will be given to the student
according to their study requirements, background knowledge and needs of the company.
An internship with the company will provide you with great experience in the operating of an
international company and provide you with an excellent grounding for your future career.

Component Company

Located in Cape Town, the company has established itself as one of the few local metal pressing operations able to meet the exacting standards of South Africa’s world-class automotive industry and is a leading supplier of safety-critical components. Owner-operated and managed, the company has stablished new benchmarks for delivering on spec, on time and on budget. The tool room lies at the heart of company’s success. Employing some of the finest craftsmen in the industry, the company uses the latest technology to produce tools of the highest quality and standard. Spare production capacity is available to outside organisations wishing to commission tool design and manufacturing. Company uses the Solidworks modelling package, and can accept Cad data in most common formats. High precision metal forming is the hallmark by which the company has become known. Comprising four production lines and including presses ranging from 60 to 200t capacity – the company is ideally suited to the closetolerance manufacture of almost any component. All their lines are equipped with decoilers and automatic feeders. Their mechanical presses are interlinked by roller conveyors, to minimise wip and improve materialshandling, housekeeping and ergonomics. In January 2008 the company achieved ISO/ TS 16949:2002 rating, thereby establishing themselves as a World Class supplier into the Automotive Industry.

Working as an intern with the company you will be involved with all aspects of Automotive Engineering related to metal pressings and sub assemblies. You will work alongside some of the top craftsmen in South Africa in this industry and gain excellent experience in High precision metal forming. Your duties will be
varied and numerous and you will also gain exposure to areas from planning, design to manufacturing.
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