Coca-Cola: Strategy & Performance Internship 2023

Position Summary

Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Midrand, Gauteng, ZA
Job-type: Internship
Duration: 12 Months
Salary: Market Related
Brand: Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA)


Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has an exciting opportunity in our Strategy department. We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills to be placed as an Intern: Startegy & Performance, which is based in Midrand. The successful candidate will report directly to the Strategy Manager .

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Specialist Analysis:

  • Prepare syrups for production lines
  • Use SAP systems to ensure governance and process requirements are met
  • Ability to monitor and predict systems and controls
  • Conduct process validations
  • Be involved in and execute projects where relevant
  • Trouble shoot basic automation and control failures
  • Conduct specialised quality analyses
  • Record the results of analyses on appropriate information systems and communicate results where required
  • Conduct analysis of results to identify problems and improvement opportunities timeously
  • Where problems or improvement opportunities have been identified, communicate these to the relevant stakeholders
  • Apply the principles of lean manufacturing
  • Conduct calibration of specialist equipment for which the laboratory is responsible and provide calibration assistance to the shift-based teams where required

Quality Auditing:

  • Conduct required and requested quality audits, completing the appropriate documentation and communicating the results
  • Review quality analysis procedures of shift-based teams, identifying problems or training needs and communicating these to the team leader
  • Conduct regular audits of calibration procedures of shift-based production teams and communicating results
  • Where required, initiate corrective actions arising from quality audits in areas that impact the laboratory and Syrup Room.

Problem Solving:

  • Support the shift-based production teams in problem solving, providing specialist assistance and input.
  • Where required, participate in FFA’s as a functional expert.
  • Where required, ensure that learnings identified in problem solving sessions are incorporated into analytic and other lab procedures Training:
  • Support the shift-based production teams by assisting in training needs analysis
  • Participate in the CAP process, specifically in the assessment of quality analyses competence
  • Contribute to the development of training material, specifically in quality analysis
  • Where required, assist with the training of shift-based production teams on quality analyses

Continuous Improvement:

  • Carry out specialised analyses in support of the evaluation of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Determine additional analytic work required evaluating continuous improvement opportunities
  • Where required, take part in team evaluations of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Assist with regional and divisional process optimisation initiatives as required.

Skills, Experience & Education


  • Ability to control stocks of raw materials
  • Analytical and decision-making ability
  • Ability to understand planning and supply chain-related tasks
  • Ability to archive data effectively
  • Ability to plan the work
  • Ability to work shifts and weekends both planned and at short notice
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised and changing environment


  • Grade 12 (Maths and Science compulsory)
  • Candidate MUST be in final year of theoretical component of qualification (National Diploma) in Chemical Engineering
  • Must be between 18-35 years of age
  • Willing to complete In-Service/ Experiential Training in Industry

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above specifications should submit:

  • Detailed CV
  • Certified copy of most recent academic transcript
  • Copy of Tertiary Institute curriculum/requirements for In-Service Training

Apply Online for Coca-Cola: Strategy & Performance Internship 2023

Closing date

18 November 2023

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