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Rheinmetall in South Africa is searching for new talent.

A job at Rheinmetall Denel Munition is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity and curiosity. Whether you’re looking for an internship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Rheinmetall you can shape your own path as you work with different departments, products and people that drive innovative business growth. Here, you can excel beyond your dreams.

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Who we are

The Group’s Defence Sector is a leading European systems supplier for defence technology and a trusted partner of the armed forces. Rheinmetall Defence products set the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines: from vehicle, force-protection and weapon systems to infantry equipment and air defence, and from electro-optics to simulation technology. Providing friendly forces with the best-possible protection - that is the mission of Rheinmetall Defence.

Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall AG, a listed company, is an integrated technology group that stands for a substantial, internationally successful company in the markets for environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. With innovative system solutions for the entire drivetrain and comprehensive lightweight engineering expertise, Rheinmetall Automotive is a world-leading automotive supplier in its branch. As a leading European systems house for army technology, Rheinmetall is a longstanding partner of the armed forces.

Rheinmetall Laingsdale (Pty) Ltd. is a leader in mechanical precision equipment for defence applications. Located in Cape Town, South Africa, Rheinmetall Laingsdale is jointly owned by Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH (51%) of Germany and Rheinmetall Denel Munition (Pty) Ltd of South Africa. Capabilities ranging from design, development, prototyping, in-house assembly and test capabilities and large-volume series production of complex parts and assemblies established the company as one of the leading fuze manufacturers in the world. The mechanical fuze range includes products for 40 mm grenades, 76 mm naval ammunition, 76 mm and 105 mm armour ammunition, 105 mm and 155 mm artillery ammunition and 60, 81 and 120 mm mortar bombs.

Rheinmetall Denel Munition (Pty) Ltd. (RDM) is jointly owned by Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH of Germany and Denel (Pty) Ltd. South Africa. RDM specialises in developing, designing and manufacturing large- and medium-calibre ammunition families and is a world leader in the field of artillery, mortar and infantry systems as well as plant engineering. Rheinmetall and its South African unit are able to draw on an expanded product portfolio when serving their respective core markets. The RDM product portfolio encompasses, for example, ammunition and metal components, minefield breaching systems, 40 mm infantry ammunition and pyrotechnics and artillery ammunition.

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