Career Opportunities

CareersColumbus are a single site operation with the major benefit of having all our technical and service departments here in Middelburg. This enables us to offer exciting career opportunities for outstanding people in a range of areas, including metallurgy, engineering, information technology, production, human resources, logistics, national and international commercial and financial disciplines.

Situated in Middelburg, employees enjoy country benefits - eco-tourism, fishing, hiking and living, while being close to the city.

We search for people that:

  • are professional;
  • are academically qualified;
  • are enthusiastic;
  • are ready for growth and learning; and
  • enjoy challenges.

Benefits, Bursaries and Training

Columbus offers:

  • people centered culture;
  • policy of lifelong learning;
  • stainless career paths (diverse learning around a core concept);
  • competitive pay and benefits; and
  • learning programmes.


  • Graduates / diplomats (mechanical, electrical/electronics, control & instrumentation, industrial, metallurgical).
  • Structured Engineer in Training Programmes accredited by ECSA.
  • Apprenticeships and Operator training programmes accredited by MERSETA
  • Opportunities are advertised in local newspapers


  • Bursaries are made available for exceptional candidates in the above disciplines.
  • Bursary opportunities are advertised in local newspapers and at leading Universities in the country.