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The Knowledge Trust Programme 2024: Lactalis Internship Programme


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Lactalis South Africa is a worldwide leader in the dairy industry and number one cheese manufacturer in the world. If you are between the ages of 20 and 28, have completed a degree or diploma, are unemployed but ambitious, and are a South African citizen, then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!


The Knowledge Trust Programme 2024: Lactalis Internship Programme

As part of Lactates South Africa’s #DiscoverYourDairyStory programme, Lactalis is giving internship opportunities that work experience-based learning in 5 different business areas.


The programme is a 6-month internship programme and an opportunity to learn from international and local leaders in dairy. If you are a young and ambitious young person who considers yourself a self-starter, then this opportunity is for you.

There are 5 business areas for the internship. They include the following:

  • 4 candidates in Industrial/Manufacturing
  • 4 candidates in Technical/Engineering
  • 4 candidates in Quality
  • 4 candidates in Logistics
  • 7 candidates at the Head Office

Key competencies required for internship roles in different business areas:


A minimum qualification in industrial/chemical engineering, operations management, and any engineering candidate can qualify and should apply.




A minimum qualification requirement in food sciences, chemistry, micro food technology, or any other relevant area will be considered and should apply




A minimum qualification level of N6 or above in electrical, mechanical, or industrial engineering will qualify and should apply.



A minimum qualification requirement in logistics, supply chain, qualifications, or any relevant or similar to these will be considered and encouraged to apply.


Head Office

This business area will be hiring one candidate in each of the following departments :

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Supply Chain
  • Procurement
  • IT

Management control and Legal

To qualify, candidates must hold a minimum qualification in the specific department that they intend to enroll in.


Click HERE to view and apply for this internship programme

Location: Various locations across South Africa (Bonnievale, Port Elizabeth, Kyalami, Cape Town, Durban, Gauteng and Stellenbosch)

Salary: Market-related

Duration: 6 months

Start Date: 1 June 2024


Who is Lactalis?

Knowledge trust programme 2024

Lactalis, formerly known as Parmalat, is home to trusted and quality dairy brands such as Melrose, Bonnita, SteriStumpie and others. The Lactalis Group is family owned and founded in 1933 and is now looking to empower young people with 23 internships in 5 different business areas across South Africa.


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