Automation & Control Intern

Automation & Control Intern/Placement


Automation Engineers design, program, simulate and test automated machinery and processes in order to complete exact tasks.


We show you how to put what you've learned to practical use. In this way, we make you fit for your professional career, with a focus on developing your competencies. Taking on responsibility, working on groundbreaking projects with your team, learning processes and structures in an professional environment. We offer voluntary and required internships. These generally last 3 to 12 months. 



Working for a leading Automation Company, you will be supporting various industry sectors including; Food & Beverage, Phamarmeauticals, Chemical Process and Mining, providing machinery and process control solutions.


You will be required to:


  • liaise with clients to identify their requirements.
  • investigate and undertake analysis on how to improve existing projects or components.
  • cover the concept, specification, tender and development of new projects or components.
  • working collaboratively with design engineers.
  • implement Motion Control, HMI, PLC and SCADA applications.
  • commissioning, testing and optimisation of systems, equipment and programs.

  • rapid response for on-site technical assistance to customers.

  • communicate effectively with the clients, colleagues involved in a project.
  • plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget.

Your Skills & Knowledge


  • Science or Engineering Degree or College Diploma in Engineering (Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronics, ICT, Mechatronics)
  • Currently in penultimate year or recently graduate
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of SolidWoks is advantageous but not necessary
  • Ability to understand and maintain project schedules
  • Good time management skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Able to technically define problems and propose solutions
  • Adaptable to change in a learning environment
  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and holidays when necessary


Are you ready to free yourself?





Date Posted:




Closing Date:




Contract Lenght:








6 - 12 Months





+263 782527233

62 Park Road

Bulawayo Polytechnic

13 Electrical Division

Suburbs, Bulawayo


+263 782527233

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital, or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition or disability, height, weight, or any other protected status.  We maintain a drug-free work place.


62 Park Rd,

Bulawayo Polytechnic College, E13 Electrical Division, Suburbs Bulawayo

  +263-782 527 233




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Our dedicated team  specialises in project management, engineering solutions, automation and control design and support service to the following  sectors; General Manufacturing, Automotive, FMCG, Rail, Packaging, Process Engineering and Supply Chain/Distribution.

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