Business Engineering

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This company in Cape Town is a subsidiary of the  the largest privately owned solar power producer in France. The company conceptualises, designs, constructs and operates solar PV projects of all sizes, from community-based solar photovoltaic farms to major solar initiatives around the globe. This company applies its proven Integrated Power Producer business model in SADC countries, and complements its technical experience with the commercial expertise and local market knowledge of teams and investors on the ground, delivering a complete solar electricity service to the Southern African market. Founded in France in 2006, the  Group has successfully completed over 150MWp of solar power projects around the world and have power generation subsidiaries around the globe, including in Southern Africa, Northern Africa, India and South America. Furthermore, Solairedirect has a PV module manufacturing subsidiary, related Technologies, located in South Africa. This company has recently been awarded Preferred Bidder Status for the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers procurement programme (REIPP) in South Africa, facilitated by the Department of Energy. The initiative aims to produce 3 725MW of energy from renewable resources in the country, while contributing to the socio-economic growth and development of local communities.

Location:20 minutes drive from Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Yes
Dress code: Semi casual

This company host interns in the following areas in their production facilty in Cape Town:
Production – They require Operations or Quality Engineering students or similar qualification. These students will work closely with the Production Manager in the daily process.
Quality - Quality or Industrial Engineering students or those with a similar qualification will work closely with the Quality Manager in the daily process.
Maintenance – Students who have exposure in Industrial, Electrical and some Mechanical Engineering will work ona variety of Engineering applications going in line with maintenance procedures in the factory. Business Engineering/Technical Management - Students will be involved in Financial Management, Operations Management tasks and specific work areas will be given according to their skill sets and study requirements. The company will ensure that interns are well supervised and have access to the relevant facilities to carry out their internship tasks in a challenging and innovative environment.

-Be studying towards a degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Design, Business Engineering, Quality Engineering or a related field -Have a strong organisational background,
-Previous work experience preferred
-Interest in the Photovoltaic Sector
-Good English skills. -Excellent attention to detail.
-A positive attitude, enthusiastic and motivated.