South32 Hotazel Manganese Mines Graduate Programme 2024

Job Summary

South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd. is recruiting for the Hotazel Manganese Mines Graduate Programme 2024.

Closing date: 12 March 2024

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, South Africa

Hotazel Manganese Mines (HMM) is made up of two Manganese mines Mamatwan and Wessels. Both operations are located in the Kalahari Basin, home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese reserves.

Job Purpose

HMM is launching the 2024 Graduate Development Program. The Graduate Program is a two-year program designed to smoothly transition recent graduates from university to the work environment.

The program provides challenging and rewarding work to develop our graduates into future leaders and technical experts at HMM.

Careers at South32

South32 is a mining and metals company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 18 May 2015. It is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings on the Johannesburg and London Stock Exchanges.

At South32, we’re meeting the challenge of enabling a sustainable future through our focus on responsibly producing commodities critical for a low-carbon world.

Whatever career path you choose, we’ll support you every step of the way to learn, grow and succeed. So, join us, step towards a brighter future and leave your legacy. 

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Annual short-term incentive bonus that recognizes both your individual performance and the overall success of the business; Eligible employees will receive an employer contribution towards the company-elected retirement fund.

South32 will support assistance for part-time studies aligned to role requirements and business needs at accredited institutions to eligible employees.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • •To learn and gain practical exposure;
  • •Lead safely every day;
  • •Be a Team player with strong leadership potential;
  • •Demonstrate drive, ambition, and passion for challenging work in our operations.

Job Skills and Experience

  • •Have no more than two years of relevant work experience
  • •Eager to gain exposure in and work in the Mining industry.
  • •Good communication, analytical and logical thinking skills will be preferable.
  • •Attention to detail and the ability to work within a team is essential.


Qualifications for this role are:

BSc/ BEng Degree/BTech/National Diploma in:·

  • – Mechanical Engineering·
  • – Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)·
  • – Mining Engineering·
  • – Geology·
  • – Mine Survey·
  • – Chemical Engineering (Mine Processing)·
  • – Metallurgy·
  • – Health, Safety and Environment·
  • – Industrial Engineering

How to Apply

South32 is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we operate. 

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We provide a recruitment process that is fair, equitable and accessible for all and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

(Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups) .

This advertisement will close on 12 March 2024.


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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