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INTRODUCTION TO THE TERRA EXPERIENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM

We at Terra firmly believe in the future of our cane & agriculture industry. So we have decided to open our doors and give the opportunity to young, bright and ambitious graduates who are looking for a chance to explore this fascinating & challenging industry.

Our Group, with over 1500 employees in our 4 main clusters (Cane, Property & Leisure, Brands and Energy), is one of the leading conglomerates in Mauritius. Agriculture is our core business that we have been practicing for over 180 years. We have generations of experience to share with future young graduates and are also looking to learn from them.

As a Graduate in this program, you will work alongside and learn from our professionals, and hopefully get your hands dirty in the process!

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Much of our young generation are looking at careers in Accounting & Finance, Fintech amongst others. However, there are those who share our passion for the earth, for cultivating food resources and contribute to real sustainable development. There are also those who take interest in mechanics, automisation and engineering, be it chemical or mechanical. Bundle those academic qualifications with ambition, creativity and a strong desire to succeed; and you get a perfect candidate for our Program.

We are looking for entrepreneurs who share our mindset, who will always challenge the status quo and strive to innovate at each turn.

THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Our selection process consists of a number of stages before joining this program. Find our more below

STEP 1
STEP 2
STEP 3
STEP 4

ONLINE APPLICATION THROUGH OUR PLATFORM

You will provide your personal details, academic achievements and CV via our recruitment platform. A short motivation letter showcasing your personality and your motivations for wanting to work for us.

ONLINE PERSONALITY TEST

Shortlisted candidates will receive a test that you can do at home to assess your verbal and numerical skills, and how you cope with solving problems under time pressure.

PANEL INTERVIEW

Final short listed candidates will be interviewed by a panel including:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Agricultural Manager – Fields; or
  • Agricultural Manager – Services; or
  • Factory Manager

OFFER

Congrats! You will receive our offer and then it is up to you to accept the challenge and take the leap.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB PROFILE

The incumbents will work on shift system for the production of direct consumption sugars for the export market. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn the processes of sugar manufacture and will have to work in team to motivate the workforce.

THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensure smooth running of Mills and Production of Direct Consumption sugar in accordance with Organizational Policies and Procedures.
  • Assist in Coordinating production, start up, and changeovers.
  • Ensure quality of direct consumption sugars in line with Company quality and food safety policy.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement maintenance of plant and machinery.
  • Supervise a shift of operators.
  • Assist in the implementation of Health and Safety procedures and regulations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preferably Degree in Chemical & Environmental Engineering or Chemical & Renewable Energy Engineering or Mechanical or Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering.
  • Candidates with Diploma in Chemical & Environmental Engineering or Chemical & Renewable Energy Engineering or Mechanical or Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering with at least 2-5 years of experience in the sugar industry can also apply.
  • Good leadership skills and proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to Work odd hours

JOB DESCRIPTION

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  AREA MANAGER

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To assist the Area Manager in achieving the objectives of the section especially with regard to cost reduction, efficiency enhancement and mechanisation programme.
  • This is a cross functional job where the job holder will perform in field operations and in other specific functional areas like mechanised harvesting, soil preparation and planting.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the Senior Operation Officer in ensuring effective communication with Field Supervisors in order to achieve daily and monthly targets.
  2. Train Field Supervisors and agricultural trainees when the need arises.
  3. Assist in the maintenance of strict quality control in field operations by clearly communicating to Field Supervisors section’s parameters.
  4. Verify daily tonnage of cut canes from weighbridge and correct any discrepancy and differences.
  5. Limit spillage of cane in fields and on roads. Take necessary actions to gather and transport all spilt canes.
  6. Control seed cane fungicide treatment density, planting parameters, tasks assigned, check fertiliser dosage rates and keep field records.
  7. Control mixing of herbicide products, spraying equipment, standard of application and keep field records.
  8. Ensure that safety regulations concerning handling of hazardous chemicals are strictly adhered to.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Preferably Degree in Agriculture or Agri-science or Food science.
  • Candidates with Diploma in Agriculture or Agri-science or Food science with at least 1 year of experience in the sugar industry can also apply.
  • Good leadership skills and proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to Work odd hours