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Illovo Sugar is a leading, global, low-cost sugar producer and a significant manufacturer of high-value downstream products. The Group is Africa’s biggest sugar producer and has extensive agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries. Illovo is listed on the JSE and is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc.

From time to time the Company has opportunities in the financial and engineering disciplines within its operations in South Africa *, Swaziland, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. Click here to view Current Vacancies

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV for inclusion on the Group’s manning database for consideration, as and when any suitable opportunities arise.

Typical positions include:

Financial Managers (Ill/01)
Requirements: B.Com., B Compt, or C.A.(S.A.) with at least 5 years’ post graduate experience.

Mechanical /Electrical Engineers (Ill/02)
Requirements: B.Sc.Eng., B.Tech. or NHD in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with at least 5 years’ post graduate experience, GCC.

Process Engineers (Ill/03)
Requirements: B.Sc.Chem.Eng., B.Tech. or NHD in Chemical Engineering with at least 5 years’ post graduate experience. Engineering experience should preferably have been obtained in a Sugar or Heavy Industry environment.

Artisans (SA Operations only) (Ill/04)
Range of disciplines: Fitting, Boilermaking, Electrical, Instruments and Millwright
A completed, recognised apprenticeship and trade test with N3, and at least 3 years’ experience as a qualified artisan. Willingness to work overtime and standby (callouts). Electricians should have a Wireman’s Licence.

The Company offers excellent career opportunities, competitive remuneration packages and the opportunity to be employed in a challenging position within a team environment.

Should you wish to be considered, please submit a detailed CV to:

* Applicants in SA would be screened against the company’s targets contained within its Employment Equity objectives.