Ackermans: Learnership 2021

Reference Number: ACK201217-5
Job Title: 1x Trainee Product Technologist
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1
Location – Town / City: Kuils River
Location – Province: Western Cape
Location – Country: South Africa

Job Advert:

Ackermans is searching for our next Top Talent. Based at our Kuils River Support Centre, our Trainee Product Technologist will learn how to review, develop and implement quality standards and specifications for our clothing, homeware and footwear merchandise in over 600 stores across Africa!

Ackermans is South Africa’s beloved household brand for 101 years and a leading value retailer whose success is built on a purpose of Bringing Value to Life for our customers, employees and their communities.

Trainees are paid to learn! Just 1 position for an aspiring Product Technologist is available on our industry renowned Trainee Programme and the successful candidate will work with a team to gain exposure to every aspect of value retail – from Buying, Planning and Marketing to Supply Chain and Store Operations.

Expect to be coached by the industry’s most successful professionals, who will help you acquire the skills you need to provide technical advice to Buyers about the quality and performance of products to deliver unequalled value and Bringing Value to Life for millions of South African’s each day.

Your Clothing Management or Fashion Design qualification and retail experience could give you the opportunity of a lifetime as THE Ackermans 2021 Trainee Product Technologist.


  • A 3 year degree / diploma in Fashion Design, Textile Design, Clothing Management/Production, Product
  • Development or Fashion Merchandising

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years clothing retail experience gained through working with suppliers, in manufacturing, or retail stores


Strong work ethic, resilience and a hunger to learn and be the best will get you through this programme successfully

Apply Online Learnership 2021

Closing Date: 10/01/2021

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