Hulamin has an organizational culture that places great value on its shareholders, employees, communities, and key stakeholders with a clear understanding of the close connection between the value created for the health of these key stakeholders to that of the business. As such, Hulamin has committed to contributing to a new, sustainable economic order of South Africa that reflects the demographic reality of our country that addresses poverty, inequality, social injustice, and racism, and promotes broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE).

An exciting career opportunity exists for an accomplished Technical Support Representative: Automative based at the Hulamin Rolled Products in Pietermaritzburg. 

The core responsibilities of the position include: 
Standardizing, improving and sustaining the overall performance of Automotive products at our customer plants by 
providing technical specialist input at customers and Hulamin plant through the following key tasks:


  • Coordinating, through a structured APQP approach, internal product trials and lead all external product qualification programs at customer works.
  • Evaluating trial results and provide structured feedback upon product performance.
  • Understanding all local customer expectations and needs concerning trials, logistics, packaging and product performance.
  • Providing input into developing / optimizing our processes and product specifications / practices to suit customer specific requirements.
  • Driving actions back into the marketing and manufacturing operations thus ensuring product critical output variables exceed the expectations of customers.
  • Providing input to the Automotive quality assurance programmes.
  • Compiling and analyzing local customer canstock product performance statistics.
  • Attending quarterly customer supplier meetings.
  • Communicating important customer matters throughout the Can Stock business and coordinate actions to address customer dissatisfies. 

The core requirements of this position include:

  • An appropriate Engineering (B-tech/equivalent) qualification or good progress towards achieving such.
  • Approximately 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Professional communication and people skills at all organizational levels, demonstrating an ability to develop and grow good customer and internal relationships.
  • A marketing qualification will be advantageous. 
  • A passion for new business development and customer interface
  • A result-oriented problem solver, with proven numeracy and computer literacy
  • Aluminium sales experience will be an added advantage.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity by emailing their CV to

Candidates who do not receive any correspondence within 1 month after the closing date may assume that their applications were unsuccessful and are hereby thanked for applying.

Closing date: Thursday, 14 April 2023