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 Trainer: Manufacturing based at the Hulamin Rolled Products in Pietermaritzburg. 

The core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and maintain the assessment criteria for artisans, maintenance related operators and process operatorsand participate in panels for skills assessments of artisans and operators.
  • Knowledge of grading system/s in the manufacturing environment an added advantage
  • Manage the end-to-end process of apprenticeship program, which includes business needs analysis, recruitment,SETA registration, training, Trade Test preparation and assessment.
  • Provide input for the placement process of apprentices once qualified.
  • Manage and control First Line maintenance training.
  • Provide inputs to the company training needs analysis, training plan, training budget and training reporting.
  • Collate information from the training process and provide input to the continuous improvement framework of the company.
  • Assist the training team in managing the use and replenishment of consumables, training material, tools, and equipment.
  • Maintain the accreditation status of the company as an accredited training provider.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly training reports.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor the technical training plan and calendar.
  • Work together with the training team to ensure that internal training facilities are maintained in good standard.
  • Mange the database and quality assurance of external service provider in line with internal training and procurement standards
  • Ensure that the general training logistics are carried out timeously in preparation for training intervention.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with a training booking system or learning management system (LMS) an added advantage.

The requirements for the position include:

  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (NQF level 6 equivalent)
  • Millwright Trade Test Certificate
  • Assessor, Moderator and SDF Certificate
  • ODETDP Certificate at NQF level 5
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing team environment and interface with at different levels with different departments.
  • Preparedness to work shifts and overtime as and when required.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a technical trainer in manufacturing or similar environment
  • Knowledge of and experience in working MerSETA and coordinating apprenticeship program

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: Tuesday, 18 April 2023