Premier Milling Apprenticeship 2024-2027: Opportunity Available for Matric Qualification Holders

About Premier
Premier is an FMCG company that is heavily rooted in South Africa. Since its establishment in 1820, the enterprise has more than 200 years of experience specializing in the art of milling and baking. Premier has gone through several changes, most significantly the appointment of Tjaart Kruger as CEO and how it led to a massive restructuring to strengthen the company in the FMCG market. Over the years, the company has created long-lasting relationships with fellow brands such as Blue Ribbon, Super C, Snowflake, and Manhattan Sweets. Premier currently has an expansive international presence in countries such as Mozambique, Swaziland, and Lesotho.

Premier has highly relied on their solid work team to get things done. With a dedicated staff of 7 000 employees, the establishment has managed to operate 3 maize mills, 7 wheat mills, and 13 bakeries. On top of that, Premier has been responsible for manufacturing plants specializing in multiple products, such as biscuits, pasta, and confectionary products. Employees are dedicated to providing nothing but the best to their loyal customers and work together with brands to deliver satisfactory services.

About the Premier Milling Apprenticeship 2024-2027
Premier is offering a Milling Apprenticeships for miller who are interested in developing their knowledge and expertise in Technical Milling. The Premier Milling Apprenticeship is fantastic development opportunity that takes place in Pretoria, Gauteng. Throughout the programme, you will be welcomed into a dynamic working culture backed up by a group of excited and passionate employees. You will be encouraged to work on your available skillset, while at the same time, bring forth new ideas onto the table. Everyone in the team is dedicated to making positive contributions to the company.

The Premier Milling Apprenticeship will be conducted for 2.5 years, complete with in-service training experience. Apprentices will be subjected to theoretical assessments held by SAGMA. This is followed by practical work sessions in a real-time milling environment. With the help of FMCG experts in the area, you will be asked to show immense, stable progress with your development.

As an apprentice, you will need to tackle on the following responsibilities:

  • Passing all SAGMA modules with flying colors
  • Developing a deeper understanding for the department knowledge in regards to the milling supply chain
  • Operating each duty as required in the department
  • Performing other required responsibilities as tasked by the Production Manager or Head Miller.

For application purposes, please take note of the Premier Milling Apprenticeship’s Reference Number: PRE240524-1.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the Premier Milling Apprenticeship will need to fulfill an eligibility criteria to be considered qualified for the programme. Each of these items will determine whether you’d make an ideal fit for the position or not. To guarantee a successful application, candidates are advised to meet all of these requirements below. Failure to do so might potentially reduce your chances of getting accepted by the selection committee.

The Premier Milling Apprenticeship Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Be young (18 – 25), dynamic, and self-motivated
  • Embody a go-getter attitude and enjoy learning while doing
  • Develop technical skills and engage in hands-on tasks
  • Hold a Matric certificate
  • Possess an N3 qualification
  • Cultivate a curious mindset with strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Function effectively in a team and contribute to a high-performance, pressurized environment
  • Embrace a go-getter spirit to learn, find solutions, and use initiative
  • Enjoy working with mechanical systems and be technically inclined
  • Think analytically and logically, paying close attention to detail
  • Work comfortably at heights and in confined spaces
  • Demonstrate good hand-eye coordination and enjoy hands-on work
  • Maintain a valid RSA passport
  • Commit to working a 5-day week and be available for overtime as needed
  • Prepare to travel and work at various Premier sites for up to 4 months, arranging your own accommodation
  • Pass all theoretical training with the specified management pass rate.

Application Instructions
Apply online: Premier Milling Apprenticeship 2024-2027.

Candidates are required to create an account on the link above. This account will store all of your personal information and supporting documents onto the portal. If you have an account beforehand, you may immediately login.

Due to the sensitive nature of your account, please keep it secure from others. This will prevent possible hacking incidents. Never share your account credentials, especially your password, to others.

Alternatively, you can choose to sync your Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn accounts onto the portal. This will save you much time from having to create an account from scratch.

By submitting your applications, you are hereby giving permission to have your personal information utilized by the selection committee for registration purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone discovered to be making false statements on their applications will immediately be disqualified.

Registrations must be process through the online link provided above. Submissions made through other methods, such as fax or email, will not be acknowledged by the selection committee.

Employment Equity
Premier will be adhering to their Employment Equity Goals and objectives during the recruitment process. The company implements these policies to ensure that they can promote from within as much as possible. Therefore, priority will be offered to internal candidates before moving onto external candidates.

Closing Date
Applications for the Premier Milling Apprenticeship must be submitted before the closing date on 31 May 2024.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Candidates discovered to be making submissions past the deadline will not be acknowledged by the selection committee.

Premier reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.



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