Manufacturing learnership at Kimberly-Clark

About the position:
This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the manufacturing industry while supporting a high-performing team. As a trainee, you will have the chance to learn about the tissue making process and recycled fiber practices, as well as develop your skills in operational controls, data analysis, and project management.


  • Complete a practical work experience log book related to the theory learned at university
  • Assist with operational controls for tissue and recycled fiber production
  • Implement centerlining, TPM, and lean principles
  • Track and analyze source material inputs, including pulp, waste paper, water, energy, and chemical consumption
  • Work as part of the manufacturing team to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Conduct data and trend analysis to identify areas for improvement
  • Participate in simple projects to support operational efficiency and understanding of the production process


  • Currently enrolled in 3rd year of university and ready to begin P1 and P2 (practical requirements)
  • Academic results above 70% in final year and an average of 60-65% or higher during the duration of studies
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Customer-focused approach and willingness to learn
  • Strong administration skills and ability to handle multiple tasks effectively

To Be Considered:
To apply for this role, please click the “Apply” button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruitment team will review your application and follow up with you if you seem like a good fit for this position.