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Storeman Reference No: 200533937 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 21 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or Equivalent Certificate in Storekeeping and Stock Control (NQF 5) / Warehouse Management At least 2-3 years’ experience in working in a similar environment Ability to work independently Valid Driver’s License (Code 08) Computer Literacy RESPONSIBILITIES: Managing store operations Organizing delivery schedules for orders Procurement / replenishment of new stock – keeping the store fully stocked Conduct stock counts Interacting with customers Liaising with the sales person with regards to orders that have to be delivered and stock that needs to be brought in. Possibility of assisting with deliveries if the need arises. Support the movement of daily stock. Assist with the inspection of forklifts and company bakkies. Assist with store ad hoc duties. Possibility of assisting with deliveries if the need arises. Available for call outs over weekends if and when the need arises.
Salary: Negotiable

Finance Manager (Pretoria, Durban OR East London) Reference No: 982340040 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 21 February 2024

Reporting Structure: Reports To: Finance Director (EU) Overview: Oversee financial operations for plants in East London, Durban and Pretoria. Manage finance and accounting functions, ensuring strategic insights are provided to support decision-making, profitability, and growth. Key Responsibilities: General: Ensure timely and high-quality reporting. Provide comprehensive analysis to support management decisions. Adhere to corporate, divisional, and local accounting procedures, regulations, and tax requirements, including BBBEE. Manage banking relationships and liaise with departments locally and internationally. Review and update policies and procedures. Oversee AIS Grants. Position Specifications: Manage standard costing and various reports including Capex DB, Rolling Forecast and Tooling reporting. Oversee intercompany, sales, and contribution reporting. Reconcile balance sheets, prepare journal entries, SOX reports, and certificates. Manage fixed assets and project tracking. Ensure compliance with internal controls and support sales price control. Review payroll and contribute to forecast, budget, and MTP plan development. Lead month-end closing processes, including manual journal preparation. Support other departments with analysis and management. Manage the local finance department and oversee hedging, currency management, and cash forecasting. Daily/Monthly Tasks: Review cash flow and manage cash flow operations. Review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. Release payments and conduct GL and account reviews. Analyze and report on month-end meetings. Review short-term forecasts and authorize purchase orders. Ensure internal controls, general control framework, and risk management. Review payroll, VAT, and capex activities. Quarterly Tasks: Complete financial review questionnaires and other quarterly requirements. Annual Tasks: Manage tax-related activities, including year-end calculations and transfer pricing. Review AFS and coordinate budget finalization and presentation. Oversee insurance activities. Knowledge & Experience: CA (SA) qualification. Minimum 5 years of experience leading a finance department in a manufacturing company with national/global operations. Highly motivated with a positive and flexible approach. Strong understanding of regulatory and financial reporting, including IFRS. Proven track record in financial management and administration. Proficient in financial modeling and possess excellent interpersonal, leadership, and analytical skills. Experience in corporate finance is advantageous. Willingness to assist with administrative and support functions.
Salary: Negotiable

Sales Representative (Knysna / Plett) Reference No: 1377885953 | Knysna, South Africa | Posted on: 20 February 2024

On trade vacancy in the Garden Route (based Plett / Knysna) The position requires: 2 – 3 years Liquor Industry experience in a similar role, dealing with Restaurants, Hotels and Retail industry or any FMCG  A business minded individual who has: The ability to identify product listing opportunities The ability to prospect and look for new business opportunities / new accounts The ability to build excellent business relationships across the relevant stakeholders The ability to achieve sales targets set out by the Regional Sales Manager The ability to ensure optimum consumer awareness through promotions, tastings and other co-ordinated marketing events The ability to manage admin, budget control and quality control To come up with ideas and opportunities with the course of ones duties to further enhance the brands plan objectives in the field Excellent people skills and the ability to communicate on all business levels A good team player; someone who can adapt & integrate themselves into a diverse and dynamic sales team Able to travel Attributes: A passion for wine An on-consumption background Sales driven Be socially inclined Must have good administration skills A target and goal orientated individual A strong negotiator A committed and driven individual An individual that takes action in the service of the success of the Company
Salary: Negotiable

Properties Specialist Reference No: 3907686625 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 20 February 2024

The purpose of this role is to manage the company's automotive properties divisional capital and repairs and maintenance budget for three major cities in SA under the SHE department. Requirements: National Diploma & Commercial & Technical Knowledge (OHS & National Building Regulations) Key Performance Areas: Site Management: Manages contractors activities on the site Monitor capacity and ensure site services meet current and future requirements Monitor energy usage in within the orgsnisation Project Management: Identify opportunities for improvements and design and develop solutions and technical specifications Raise Capital Proposals and obtain approval Schedule project activities to facilitate effective project execution and monitor, evaluate and communicate project schedules Support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise Supervise technical project teams to deliver project objectives Implement project administration processes according to requirements Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops Provide procurement administration support to projects Conduct project documentation management to support project processes Property Maintenance: Prepare budgets for all sites maintenance Co-ordinate routine maintenance as required Conduct Property and Building administration Ensure that all building services are fully functional and available (water, lights, plant, air-conditioning, etc.) Ensure cleaning staff are performing in their jobs to ensure a clean site. Ensure high standard of quality of work and safe working practices from contractors working on site. Security Management: Assume overall responsibility for the integrity of the Site Security System Conduct Security investigations and liaise with the local authorities as required Continuous Improvement: Benchmark Site Services against Best Practices Identify opportunities for improvements and make recommendations Reporting: Compile Repairs, Maintenance and issue status reports People Management: Ensure an enabling climate/culture Plan, organise and monitor work in own area of responsibility.
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Tool Owner - Remote Reference No: 1651467832 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 20 February 2024

Job Description: End-to-End responsibility for the product during its entire lifecycle. This includes defining the strategic roadmap for the product as well as quality, technology, reliability, and cost. To assure this delivery, it is essential to work closely with the Business Product Owners, Solutions Architect, Security, Infrastructure, Developers, Business Analysts and QA team. The End-to-End responsibility includes close collaboration with Business customers as well as IT Service providers. All activities will be done in compliance with the Company's Integrity Code and other relevant policies. Compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E.Q. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.   Qualification and Experience: NQF 7 - Bachelor's Degree/Advanced Diploma, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Business Administration, Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain or similar qualifications within the automotive industry Minimum 3 -5 Years’ experience in IT Knowledge of Supply Chain Processes will be beneficial   The Job Requirements Technical Knowledge and experience in software design, platform design and application operations. Knowledge and experience in recent IT base technology (CI\CD, DevOps, Cloud, API’s). Knowledge of IT standards and Security concepts. Knowledge of agile working methodologies. Experience and/or knowledge of IT Infrastructure and Cloud concepts. Knowledge and experience of how to plan projects, define deliverables and to control quality and cost matters.   Non- Technical Customer focused Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Pioneering spirit in dealing with new technologies. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Highly committed and driven. Independent working attitude and self-directed learning skills. Able to empower, motivate and inspire a team to top performance and promote creativity within the team. Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results. Experience leading a product team will be of advantage.   Outputs Establish the strategic future roadmap for the Product. Responsible for the planning and coordination of activities required to steer the product to align with the roadmap defined. Clearly communicate and demonstrate the value of the product within the organization. Lead and direct team members with various different skill sets to deliver a quality product. Evaluation and prioritization of new requirements. Promote continuous improvement through implementation and management of new processes to enhance productivity output. Responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating the product budget. Effective communication and feedback between IT product team and Business stakeholders. Provide feedback to management. Act as escalation point for client issues that require product change resolution. Participate in team discussions and provide input regarding strategic team decisions. Actively participate in mitigating impediments which impacts successful completion of release/sprint goals Collaborate and work with colleagues in different time zones.
Salary: Negotiable

DevOps Engineer – (2-year FTC) - Remote Reference No: 1180653540 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 20 February 2024

Job Description: We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to support within our IT4SC DevOps Capability. The DevOps Engineer will support with the implementation of DevOps CI/CD templates, processes, support and operation. All activities are to be performed in compliance to the Company’s Integrity & Anti Bribery codes, Conflict of interest policy & S.H.E.Q. requirement and is to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties and to is to report deviations.   Qualification and Experience: Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology, Information Systems Engineering or Computer Science or relevant equivalent. 2+ years’ experience in IT At least 6 months participation in an automotive IT Graduate Development Programme   Essential Experience in the following Technologies and Practices Experience with continuous integration implementation (Azure DevOps Pipelines/Jenkins) Experience with continuous deployment/delivery (Azure DevOps Pipelines/Jenkins) Understanding of CI/CD Pipeline management process Experience with containerisation (Kubernetes/Docker) Experience with Source Code Management tool (Gitlab/ Github /Azure Devops Repo) Experience with version control Experience with minimum 1 development language Experience with minimum 1 scripting language Understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle Not essential but would be viable Experience with infrastructure automation and configuration tools Experience with programming languages would be advantageous, Knowledge of unit, integration and functionality testing of software applications. Knowledge in public cloud networking Experience with artefact repository (Azure Artifacts/JFrog) Experience in Cloud technology: IaaS, PaaS Experience with agile methodologies Public cloud deployment models Experience with Linux OS   Outputs Collaborate with Architects, QA, Security and Developers to design and implement DevOps practices across product delivery. Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines for product components. Implement and design automated product builds Implement and design automated deployments of product releases to various environments stages Integrate various tools in the DevOps toolchain to accelerate development teams’ velocity while maintaining high standards for quality and consistency Attend to support tickets, which may arise due to product components not functioning as expected. Develop and maintain technical support documentation of the product. Manage and attain customer expectations and ensure delivery to fulfil expectations. Manage ideas from design stage through implementation. Promote innovations to support business requirements through activities that test, pilot and implement innovative concepts Responsible for support and troubleshooting DevOps tools and processes for stakeholders
Salary: Negotiable

Contracts Administrator Reference No: 3111847196 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 19 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS B.Com Law/ LLB or a diploma in contracts management 3+ years of contract management experience Experience with drafting and reviewing customer and supplier contracts Exceptional client relationship, communication and negotiation skills Exceptional conceptual thinking, analytical and project management skills Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills Strong track record of delivering exceptional business results RESPONSIBILITIES Report to the group Supply Chain Manager Draft, evaluate, negotiate, and execute a wide variety of different contracts covering a range of transactions Create and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers and serve as the singular point of contact for matters concerning contracts Maintain records for correspondence and documentation concerning established contracts and those in progress Communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related matters Monitor contracts and move forward with close-out, extension, or renewal according to what’s best for the company Solve any contract-related problems that may arise with other parties and internally with the company itself Assist with the employer's compliance with mandatory standards Stay informed about changes to relevant rules and regulations
Salary: Negotiable

Temp Project Engineer Reference No: 3092994847 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 16 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Degree or National Diploma in Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering or equivalent 3 years experience with logistics processes within an automotive manufacturing environment 2 years experience in Project Management ESSENTIAL Analytical skills Good decision-making abilities Requiring minimum supervision Good planning and organizing skills Good written and verbal communication skills German language proficiency is advisable Proficiency in computer-aided design and fully computer-literate RESPONSIBILITIES Preparing and providing logistics facilities, i.e. racking, packaging, storage facilities, trolleys, pallets and dunnages by analyzing the feasibility of concepts for new projects or production requests to satisfy valid customer requirements and corporate objectives Planning and preparing detailed production and warehouse concepts, layouts, drawings and job specifications for specialized facilities based on the latest technology to optimize the Company's operations Setting up detailed project plans for coordinating and monitoring projects, then monitoring the detailed activities to ensure that the implementation adheres to the specifications and timing Preparing enquiry requests to obtain quotations from suppliers with specifications on details of the work/ services required after conceptualizing proposals and obtaining approval thereof from user departments Evaluating adjudicated tenders and negotiating with suppliers if required to improve/ optimize costs Preparing appropriation requests to obtain management and financial approval for committing project funds Preparing and issuing purchase requisitions to generate orders and facilitate the placing of orders with the suppliers/ contractors to proceed with jobs/ projects Investigating, completing and actioning disposal requests, good material passes, etc. to dispose of obsolete equipment and to control logistic facilities/ parts entering and leaving the plant Arranging for project/ facility/ service acceptance and hand-over by conducting demonstrations of equipment or facilities through physical trials to ensure conformance with the requestors/ users' requirements Preparation of budget prices to be used for corporate investment programs, cost studies, localization and export projects by analyzing the proposed processes and assessing the logistic requirements at each stage of the process Developing and introducing packaging specifications by ensuring optimal packaging methods for internal, local, export and CKD parts to reduce packaging costs and eliminate damages to parts Drafting and updating logistics material handling contracts after consultation with all stakeholders to ensure the required logistics resources (manpower, material handling equipment, etc.) are in place to support user needs Convening and chairing meetings as required with any/ all role players (eg. suppliers/ contractors, user departments, support areas, subject matter experts, etc.) and subsequently documenting accurate minutes of meetings for reference purposes Standing in for supervisor and representing the logistics/ logistics planning department at scheduled and unscheduled meetings, seminars and during routine matters
Salary: Negotiable

Temp Project Engineer Reference No: 3896454790 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 16 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Degree or National Diploma in Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering or equivalent 3 years experience with logistics processes within an automotive manufacturing environment 2 years experience in Project Management ESSENTIAL Analytical skills Good decision-making abilities Requiring minimum supervision Good planning and organizing skills Good written and verbal communication skills German language proficiency is advisable Proficiency in computer-aided design and fully computer-literate RESPONSIBILITIES Preparing and providing logistics facilities, i.e. racking, packaging, storage facilities, trolleys, pallets and dunnages by analyzing the feasibility of concepts for new projects or production requests to satisfy valid customer requirements and corporate objectives Planning and preparing detailed production and warehouse concepts, layouts, drawings and job specifications for specialized facilities based on the latest technology to optimize the Company's operations Setting up detailed project plans for coordinating and monitoring projects, then monitoring the detailed activities to ensure that the implementation adheres to the specifications and timing Preparing enquiry requests to obtain quotations from suppliers with specifications on details of the work/ services required after conceptualizing proposals and obtaining approval thereof from user departments Evaluating adjudicated tenders and negotiating with suppliers if required to improve/ optimize costs Preparing appropriation requests to obtain management and financial approval for committing project funds Preparing and issuing purchase requisitions to generate orders and facilitate the placing of orders with the suppliers/ contractors to proceed with jobs/ projects Investigating, completing and actioning disposal requests, good material passes, etc. to dispose of obsolete equipment and to control logistic facilities/ parts entering and leaving the plant Arranging for project/ facility/ service acceptance and hand-over by conducting demonstrations of equipment or facilities through physical trials to ensure conformance with the requestors/users' requirements Preparation of budget prices to be used for corporate investment programs, cost studies, localization and export projects by analyzing the proposed processes and assessing the logistic requirements at each stage of the process Developing and introducing packaging specifications by ensuring optimal packaging methods for internal, local, export and CKD parts to reduce packaging costs and eliminate damages to parts Drafting and updating logistics material handling contracts after consultation with all stakeholders to ensure the required logistics resources (manpower, material handling equipment, etc.) are in place to support user needs Convening and chairing meetings as required with any/ all role players (eg suppliers/ contractors, user departments, support areas, subject matter experts, etc.) and subsequently documenting accurate minutes of meetings for reference purposes Standing in for supervisor and representing the logistics/ logistics planning department at scheduled and unscheduled meetings, seminars and during routine matters
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Product Support Specialist Reference No: 697553736 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 16 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS NN Diploma/ National Diploma/ Degree in Electrical/ Mechanical/ Electronics Engineering or Motor Mechanic Trade Certificate with a Master Technician Certificate Minimum 3 years of postgraduate work experience related to mechanical, and electrical fault-finding and development of technical solutions ESSENTIAL Dealer workshop experience Automotive product support exposure Thorough knowledge of the Company's products Fault-finding and failure analysis experience Proven problem-solving skills Able to work under pressure Prepared to travel at short notice Good communication skills at all levels Excellent computer skills (MS Office) PREFERRED Thorough knowledge of the Group systems - Elsa, ETKA, DISS, SAGA RESPONSIBILITIES Providing prompt and qualified repair support (repair advice) to the dealership network Timeous repair, analysis, or transfer of the vehicles that have been returned to the TSC for diagnosis Flying doctor analysis, diagnosing and repairing vehicle on-site Providing technical support via remote diagnosis to the dealer HV-supporting, analysing, diagnosing, and handling electric vehicles when they are in a critical status on-site Minimizing operational costs, covering warranty and goodwill expenses, by ensuring timely and effective development, implementation, and dissemination of information to the dealers Collaborating on devising field-specific resolutions for product issues reported by the dealerships, utilizing a range of quality systems Assessing technical service information solutions for product issues and ensuring timely dissemination of all pertinent information related to the dealer network Active field data recording, evaluating and detecting new field errors with detailed analysis First-level support of safety-relevant incidents (SIR) queries that must be escalated to quality or local product safety analyzer Collaborating with quality divisions within the group to update and inform the dealer organization about the progress in formulating actions to resolve technical issues reported to the company Review, adapt, and publish all relevant TPIs to the responsible markets timeously Supporting the dealer with handling customer satisfaction by gathering, analyzing, and reporting concerns related to vehicles in the market Monitoring the effectiveness of existing diagnostic and repair instructions in the field and ensuring corrective action is immediately taken where technical problems occur Providing feedback on the effectiveness of service information and FBU products in the South African market, highlighting technical shortcomings with detailed problem descriptions and proposed corrective actions
Salary: Negotiable

MANAGER: CORPORATE REPORTING AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (5 Year FTC) Reference No: 2457506601 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 15 February 2024

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Arts, Communications, Administration, Development Studies or Commerce. 8 years working experience in corporate performance reporting, research and analysis, monitoring and evaluation, and communications of which 3 years must be at middle management or supervisory or consultancy level. Research, report writing, analysis, presentation and communication skills are essential. The Key Performance Areas will encompass: Support to Strategic Planning and Governance Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as reviewing organisational activities and recommend corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Participate in management forums within the organisation, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making. Facilitate inter-departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Corporate Performance Reporting Collect performance information and data, and compile corporate performance reports, i.e., corporate plans, quarterly corporate performance reports, Corporate Services Unit quarterly reports, mid-term reports, annual reports, compliance reports and adhoc reports. Develop corporate performance communication strategies; standardise, streamline and automate the reporting processes. Ensure that the timetable of standard reporting requirements is understood and embedded within the organisation to ensure that deadlines are met. Liaise with the Shareholder and Provincial Treasury on reporting requirements, attend to queries and ensure timely submissions of corporate reports. Present and attend to queries relating to corporate performance reports and plans. Develop sectoral level data and story boards based on the organisation’s increasingly extensive portfolio data sets, pictures and information. Performance Information Management Develop strategies and project / information management reporting templates to be utilised to guide Corporate reporting processes and standards. Data collection, analysis, interpretation and management of performance information for the Annual Report, Corporate Performance Report, Corporate Services Unit Report, Corporate Plan, and adhoc compliance reports; Identify opportunities to enhance data collection and analysis including defining and implementing new methods, tools and metrics to support adjustments to data as circumstances change, optimizing automation opportunities and improving reporting efficiency. Monitor and report on the key performance indicators within the organisation's portfolio performance reporting framework, including assessment of outputs, outcomes and impact, as well as special analysis when required. Evaluate, test and confirm the usefulness of planned and reported performance information in accordance with the identified performance management and reporting framework. Present management information reports and summaries to various stakeholders to facilitate decision making. Maintain guidelines governing research and reporting processes. Assess and respond to related impacts and opportunities relating to government policies, laws, regulations. Create and update the database of corporate performance information. Assessment and Reconciliation of Portfolio of Evidence Manage compilation of data, collection of documents, testimonies, success stories and reports as portfolio of evidence to support the organisational performance. Assess of the portfolio of evidence and reconcile with submitted Business Unit Reports and schedules. Engage and do follow-ups with business units on gaps identified in the PoEs. Coordinate submission of Portfolio of Evidence, report templates, and information of technical indicators to the Internal / External Auditors and/or relevant stakeholders. Update Corporate Reports based on outcomes of internal audit process. Attend to PoE related queries from the Shareholder and other relevant stakeholders.   Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Support Ensure organisation-wide monitoring, evaluation and reporting to ensure that various organisational programmes and interventions are aligned with best practice, legislative requirements and the mandate of the the organisation. Develop monitoring and evaluation plans for the entire organisation in line with the relevant frameworks and best practice. Design and implement monitoring and evaluation framework and other tools to enable accurate monitoring and evaluation of organisational programmes. Coordinate and analyse organisation-wide monitoring and evaluation reviews to assess progress against predetermined objectives and other organisational standards. Build M&E capacity and knowledge within the organisation, Manage implementation of projects within the area of responsibility, implement recommendations from stakeholders, and prepare required M&E and performance information reports. Budget Management Manage and control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary parameters of the organisation. Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility. Customer and Stakeholder Management Lead the development and implementation of stakeholder management strategies. Build and maintain excellent and highly efficient working relations with other agencies, key community leaders and groups of influence to ensure organisational goals are met. Gauge the performance of the various teams and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the targets. Work in partnership across the the organisation business units to foster a collaborative employee and stakeholder engagement focus. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
Salary: Negotiable

MANAGER:CONTENT MANAGEMENT, INTERNAL AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS (5 Year FTC) Reference No: 4292176559 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 15 February 2024

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Media Studies or Public Relations 8 years working experience in communications, public relations or marketing role of which 3 years must be at management or supervisory or consultancy level. Responsibilities:  Support to Strategic Planning and Governance Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as reviewing organisational activities and recommend corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Participate in management forums within the organisation, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making. Facilitate inter-departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Content Generation and Management Responsible for building a brand identity and online presence through the creation and dissemination of multimedia content. Develop various organisational internal and external electronic and hard copy documentation like magazines, newsletters, articles, information brochures, investor packs etc. Collate valuable information, ensure quality content for flagship projects and track worthy milestones created as source of attraction to the organisation's products and services. Contribute to the development of content for corporate performance reports for circulation to all relevant stakeholders and teh organisation clients. Review the relevance of content generated to ensure that the organisation's integrity and reputation. Provide and package content updates for corporate reports and marketing material. Monitor and evaluate progress made and report to the Senior Management, as well as mitigate risks that might arise. Website and External Communication Contribute to the development and ensure implementation of social media and website strategy for the organisation. Manage and post content onto social media platforms and website. Share content to raise brand awareness and monitor web traffic and metrics in line with best practices. Build a brand identity and online presence through the creation and dissemination of multimedia content. Design, development and maintenance of Intranet Collaborate with the development team in designing and upgrading of the intranet. Drive and manage the continuous content development and uploads for the intranet. Liaise with business units on content to be uploaded on the intranet. Monitor, evaluate and report progress on the platform’s performance. Digital Communication Oversee the execution of content for the the organisation’s digital platforms, and strategise, implement and oversee the production of digital marketing campaigns for the organisation’s programmes. Plan digital marketing campaigns for projects, including website, email, social media and advertising. Develop content for various campaigns through various marketing channels. Create digital content and oversee output for campaigns in collaboration with project managers, and also ensure that the projects are represented well on all digital platforms. Conceptualise and implement new and creative digital growth strategies for the organisation and associated projects. Manage customer feedback / satisfaction surveys on existing services/products. Measure the success of digital campaigns, suggest and implement measures to improve performance. Keep abreast with the latest digital marketing and social media best practices and technologies Budget Management Analyse trends, operating requirements and prepare capital and operating plans/estimates to determine funding for the budgeted projects. Manage and control the capital and operational budget of the section to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary parameters of the organisation. Evaluate the section’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Authorise payment vouchers, requisitions, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility. Compile budget inputs in accordance with policies, procedures, and legal requirements. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility.
Salary: Negotiable

Bookkeeper Reference No: 669185855 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 15 February 2024

Job Overview: A Bookkeeper is responsible for recording and maintaining a business’ financial transactions, such as purchases, expenses, sales revenue, invoices, GL reconciliations and payments. They will record financial data into general ledgers, which are used to produce the balance sheet and income statement. The position works closely with the Accountant and Finance Manager, interacts with Creditors and Debtors Clerks, and provides / received information from Creditors Dept. They will also handle queries from suppliers and stores. The role will be responsible for 3 stores and will be required to extract daily sales for 6 markets.    Minimum Requirements: Completed Grade 12 / Matric Tertiary qualification (NQF 6 or higher) - highly advantageous 5+ years’ experience as a Bookkeeper Previous experience within a FMCG / Fast-Food    Responsibilities: Import bank transactions and match the banking transactions Perform bank reconciliation Reimbursing, capturing, recording staff accounts support Monitoring the bank balances Perform month-end reconciliation on the debtors clearing accounts (Cash, card and other) Bank and petty cash WHT adjustment (As payments are made) Assist, when required, with audit readiness and audit queries Inter-company: Debtors and creditors reconciliations Inter-company: Loan account reconciliations Prepare of general journal entries Prepare balance sheet reconciliations Control the smallware's (Bookout to stores) Month-end count of smallware's Staff welfare purchases for stores Travel arrangements Ensures that all certificates and licencing in place Daily submission of 6 x Market Sales reports to shareholders Staff transport / allowance payments Perform the payroll journal entries to ensure cost to company has been recorded Understanding of stock control, processing of stock, reviewing of stock entries performed Planning a project, loading onto the company system and following the PO projects process Captures invoices accurately into the accounting package and ensuring the correct process was followed Supplier application process completed and loaded on their system Prepare creditors reconciliation between GL and supplier ensuring for accuracy and completeness Prepare supplier payments ensuring we pay the correct supplier the accurate amount on time Loading the payments onto the banking platform or using the accounting package what to pay when Download and send POP to suppliers together with remittance Withholding Tax Certificates are obtained, reconciled and sent to suppliers Loading and reviewing beneficiaries Raising accruals at month-end ensuring accounts are complete and accurate Prepare creditors reconciliation between GL and supplier ensuring for accuracy and completeness (Staff accounts) Purchasing and creditors process Obtaining all paperwork from stores, ensuring cash-up sheets are scanned and signed off daily Import sales from the ERP systems, match the banking transactions and follow up on differences in debtors clearing account Weekly / monthly reporting reconciled to GL / target sheets and submitted to the Heard Office  Perform weekly / monthly reporting reconciled to GL / target sheets Perform month-end reconciliation on the debtors clearing accounts (Cash, card and other) Invoicing third party / related parties and ensuring funds are recovered    Key Skills and Competencies: Advanced numerical and statistical skills Capacity to organize/plan/manage time between various aspects of work in order to optimize performance Capacity to focus on and achieve standards of service which comply with the highest expectations of the manager Ability and capacity to take responsibility for own actions, others can rely on you, loyal and steadfast Ability to formulate, prioritize and execute pre-determined objectives High levels of confidentiality  
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Technician Reference No: 1144202124 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 15 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS A National Nated Diploma/ National Diploma/ BTech/ BEng/ BSc Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Mechatronics At least 5 years in vehicle manufacturing maintenance and technical environment ESSENTIAL Siemens PLC and robot training would be a distinct advantage Able to read E-Plan Electrical and Pneumatic drawings Have strong analytical, diagnostic capabilities and problem-solving abilities Prepared to undergo and successfully pass an appropriate assessment Willingness to work shifts, overtime, weekends and public holidays, and Plant shut down, whenever necessary and required Willingness to be on the standby roster Willingness to complete and pass compulsory VASS Have a good attendance record PREFERRED German language proficiency advantageous   RESPONSIBILITIES Repair faulty equipment and parts i.e. welding guns, servo-pneumatic valves, transmission modules, tucker guns, and sealer equipment to ensure availability of spare parts and equipment (spare part management) Resolve robotic electronic communication faults by adjusting the robotic program to prevent re-occurring robot communication faults and ensure an uninterrupted production process Analyse, fault find, repair and optimise sealer, toxing, welding, laser, bolting and rivet joining technology equipment failure to ensure achievement of quality requirements and efficient production process Analyse PLC programs to resolve errors and determine root causes of Interbus or Profinet network errors, determine corrective actions to continue with the Production process and ensure an uninterrupted production run Fault-find, set up and program SEW drives by using the appropriate diagnostics software/ tools such as Movitools, and Motion Studio to ensure an uninterrupted production run Modify, update and improve diagnostic software on HMI to identify faulty equipment to facilitate a speedy resolution to production stoppages Analyse and investigate severe or reoccurring production stoppages to determine the real root cause of the stoppage and determine the appropriate preventative action and countermeasure to ensure that the reoccurring faults are eliminated and/ or prevented Contact equipment suppliers and technology experts within the Group to enquire regarding solutions to complex equipment problems and failures to ensure pending or reoccurring faults are eliminated or prevented Document production stoppages, severe breakdowns, problem sheets, Knowledge Management Systems, TPM Sheets and PM schedules to ensure all maintenance activities are documented, distributed and knowledge is retained, made available and utilised to prevent future stoppages or breakdowns Conduct root cause analysis of all breakdowns immediately after completing the breakdown, by analysing the situation, causes, countermeasures and actions, ensuring that all is recorded and reported on required control sheets and documents Ensure that the robot safety circuit is in good working order and that all the required condition that meets the safety standards is installed Download robot and PLC program backups to ensure quick recovery of the facilities in the event of a loss of data
Salary: Negotiable

Project Manager - Infrastructure Reference No: 1561153783 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

Job Purpose: The Project Manager will report to the Senior Manager Infrastructure Program Management Services. The incumbent will be responsible for implementation of assigned infrastructure projects across the province in line with external and internal funding provided. The role entails management of consultants and contractors to ensure that projects are completed in line with the project management principles; which includes quality, timeframes, budget parameters, consultants and contractors service delivery agreements and any relevant and applicable legislation. The successful candidate will be expected to prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc on the allocated projects for submission to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure Program Management Services. Candidate will also be required to ensure that all risk related to assigned projects are mitigated.   Minimum Requirements: Matric / Grade 12  B degree of BTech Qualification in the Built Environment Registration as a Professional with one of the following Professional Bodies: South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) Engineering Council South Africa (ECSA) South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP); or as a project manager with South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Profession (SACPCMP) 5 years post graduate experience in the built environment of which 2 years must be in project management for the Public Sector   Responsibilities:   Staff Supervision: Supervise the Graduate Development candidates Report on capacitation against criteria laid down by Professional Bodies   Contract Management: Management of consultants and contractors Ensure that local SMME’s are utilised and exposed to methods and principles that promote their emergence in terms of CIDB Regulations Apply use of local labour to its maximum benefit on projects Apply appropriate project methodologies and disciplines Identify and facilitate mitigation of contractual issues   Reports: Prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc. on the allocated projects for submission to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure Program Management Services   Stakeholders: Interact regularly with relevant stakeholders Apply appropriate, continuous and timely communication with all stakeholders
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Manager: Communicatons, Corporate & Office Image Mng. Reference No: 204227952 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

Overview: The role is responsible for directing and managing corporate communications, public and media relations; overseeing content management, internal and digital communications; managing branding and reception services; as well as overseeing corporate office image management. The functions related to this role will entail the formulation of an organisational wide corporate communications, public and media relations strategy; overseeing the collation of information and development of content for corporate reports, website, external communication and marketing material. The incumbent will also be expected to provide oversight over internal communications including the design, development and maintenance of the intranet, issuing internal communication notices; facilitating organisational wide internal engagements; overseeing and directing digital communications including social media, as well as the design and maintenance of the website platform.   Minimum Requirements: A post graduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Media Studies or Public Relations 8+ years working experience 5+ years at a middle management or senior consultancy level in communications, public relations or marketing role   Key Performuance Areas Strategic Planning and Governance: Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as reviewing organisational activities and recommend corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury regulation systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Participate in management forums within the organisation, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making. Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.   Oversee Corporate Communications: Develop and manage the relevant communication strategies for projects, initiatives and campaigns. Communicate Unit operational plans and strategy to the organisation staff and shareholder department. Enhance relationships with key stakeholders through the effective handling of the media, and other relevant communication channels. Create, implement and measure success of comprehensive communications interventions and public relations programmes that will enhance the image and position of the organisation in the market and the general public. Ensure strong and preferential media relations are built and maintained. Define and implement the communication policies. Provide advice to Board, Executive Management and business units on effective internal and external communication structures and processes. Plan, formulate, evaluate, recommend and implement programmes, systems and procedures for Corporate Communications. Develop and manage a Corporate Communications Calendar. Provide support to institutional events, initiatives, and programmes Direct the sharing developing and sharing of corporate communications material relating to key organisational events, missions and other stakeholder related events   Content Generation and Management Oversight Responsible for building a brand identity and online presence through the creation and dissemination of multimedia content online. Develop various organisational internal and external electronic and hard copy documentation like magazines, information brochures, investor and board packs, etc. Collate valuable information, track quality and lucrative flagship projects and worthy milestones created as source of attraction to the organisation’s products and services. Develop content of good quality for the Corporate Plan and reports for circulation to all relevant stakeholders and the organisation’s clients. Revise the relevance and content generated to ensure that the organisation’s integrity and reputation in the form of updates on corporate information, reports, and marketing material is maintained and aligned with the market. Monitor and evaluate progress made and report to the Senior Management, as well as mitigate risks that might arise.   Provide Oversight on External Communication Develop social media strategy for the organisation and manage the day-to-day social media platforms, as well as manage and oversee website and social media content creation. Develop, implement and manage the company’s social media and website strategy, and report on key performance indicators. Sharing content to raise brand awareness and monitoring web traffic and metrics to identify best practices. Build a brand identity and online presence through the creation and dissemination of multimedia content online.   Digital Communication Oversee the execution of content for the organisation’s digital platforms, and strategize, implement and oversee the production of digital marketing campaigns for the organisation’s programmes. Create and distribute timelines for each campaign, and oversee output in collaboration with project managers, also liaise with them and client to ensure projects are represented well on all platforms. Social Media Platform- Conceptualise and implement new and creative digital growth strategies for the organisation and associated projects. Plan digital marketing campaigns for projects, including website, email, social media and display advertising. Provide strategic direction to Digital Communications team to ensure campaigns are implemented in line with project and business goals. Manage and execute campaigns to drive sales within existing base as well as customer feedback / satisfaction surveys on existing services/products. Measure the success of digital campaigns, suggest and implement tactics to improve performance. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and implement customer service management via digital platforms.   Provide oversight on the design, development and maintenance of Intranet Drive and manage the continuous development and upgrade of the business internal communications app and also external website. Develop content for various campaigns through various marketing channels and keep abreast with the latest digital marketing and social media best practices and technologies. Collaborate with the development team in designing content for online portal and sms/email campaigns for ongoing sales / additional services. Monitor, evaluate and report progress weekly on digital campaign and platforms’ performance.   Corporate and Office Image Management Formulate appropriate strategies, business plans and budgets for corporate and image management for the organisation. Formulate the appropriate corporate positioning of the organisation as the supplier of choice for its products and services in the Eastern Cape Province. Formulate the broad-based marketing strategy policies, systems and procedures for the organisation. Deliver marketing functions (including advertising, brand-building, distribution channel promotion, market research, product positioning and enhancement, promotions and promotional material, strategic product pricing inputs) as dictated by the approved marketing strategy of the organisation. Manage the repositioning of the organisation’s brand so as to drive growth and eminence. Consolidate the organisation’s Corporate identity and use it to meet the objectives of the Corporate Strategy translated into a Marketing Strategy and related Marketing programmes to continuously improve positions in relation to other service providers. Oversee the reception management system, professionalisation of reception services across the organisation as well as resourcing. Oversee the corporate look and feel, e.g., office paint, artifacts, furniture, space reconfiguration etc Instituting of arrangements relating to cleaning of immediate office precinct and adjacent open space; regular cleaning of high-rise windows and walls etc Regular assessment of appropriateness of office amenities and lavatories, e.g., functioning of airconditioners, lights, blinds, retractors.   Management of Organisation-wide Internal Engagements Direct, lead and manage internal engagements. Work in partnership across the organisation’s business to foster a collaborative employee engagement focus. Represent the organisation in key development forums and platforms and develop / oversee organization-wide stakeholder management programme.   Budget Management of Unit Manage, control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the organisation. Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit requirements and departmental procedures. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility.   People Management Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place. Implement staff development and training to achieve overall organisational objectives. Develop and implement succession plans. Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies. Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the organisation’s performance management policy and procedure. Identify training and development needs, implementing plans to address requirements, as appropriate. Manage discipline and absenteeism in accordance with organizational codes and procedures. Motivate staff through the implementation of various reward mechanisms.   Customer and Stakeholder Management Conduct stakeholder mapping and relationship building sessions for purposes of establishing expectations and feedback on the organisation’s regional performance. Build and lead an effective team that works collaboratively with others toward achieving organisational goals. Gauge the performance of various teams and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the expected targets. Identify and facilitate staff development and training interventions to achieve overall organisational objectives. Provide exemplary advice and support to the CEO, Board and Senior Management team in relation to stakeholder engagement issues and activities. Arrange, attend, and contribute to meetings with key stakeholders and manage expectations.
Salary: Negotiable

PROGRAM MANAGER – INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICES (3-YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT) Reference No: 964715503 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

Requirements A bachelor’s degree in built environment. Professional registration with one of the following Professional Bodies: South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP), Engineering Council South Africa (ECSA), South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP); or South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Profession (SACPCMP). A minimum of 8 years post qualification working experience of which: 2 years should constitute a post registration work experience, and 5 years should be within a social/basic infrastructure or economic infrastructure program management environment at a middle management or senior consultant level. The Key Performance Areas will encompass: Compliance and Governance Oversee the development of project implementation plans in line with legislation, regulations and the organisation policies. Align project implementation with client requirements and acceptable quality standards for infrastructure delivery. Facilitate the procurement and management of service providers according to service level agreements and in line with the organisation policies. Monitor compliance of appointed service providers within relevant industry / trade legislation, accreditation and regulations while contracted to the the organisation. Staff Supervision Performance management of project management staff. Training and development of project management staff and graduates. Program Management Initiate, package and plan programs allocated by external clients. Develop procurement and resourcing strategy to meet client requirements and for optimal use of organisation resources Consolidate individual project plans and compile a program implementation plan for each external programme Evaluate programme performance and identify risks to be mitigated through performance improvement initiatives Contract Management Develop and implement appropriate procurement plans to ensure external projects are implemented on schedule Provide guidance on selection of appropriate conditions of contract based on the specifications, insurances, risk mitigation measures etc prior to procuring or commencing construction Oversee completion of projects according to project management principles which includes quality, timeframes, budget parameters, consultant and contractor service delivery agreements and any relevant and applicable legislation. Provide guidance on project specific targets to increase participation of emerging contractors, use of MSME's and local material suppliers and local labour participation on projects implemented. Oversee project risk management at all stages of project including ensuring relevant insurances, guarantees etc are maintained until project close out. Monitoring and Reporting Manage the implementation of programs and projects to completion, in line with approved plans, budgets, quality standards and within legislated policy framework requirements. Compile and submit external infrastructure project reports to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure Management Services. Compile and submit reports regarding external infrastructure project management to the organisation funders and clients. Review industry best practice to improve internal project implementation and reduce risk. Stakeholder Management Manage the implementation of programs and projects to completion, in line with approved plans, budgets, quality standards and within legislated policy framework requirements. Compile and submit external infrastructure project reports to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure Management Services. Compile and submit reports regarding external infrastructure project management to the organisation funders and clients. Review industry best practice to improve internal project implementation and reduce risk.
Salary: Negotiable

Mechanical and Warehouse Supervisor Reference No: 10584136 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

Responsibilities: Maintaining construction site machinery and warehouse equipment. Conduct regular inspections of machinery in both construction and warehouse settings, diagnosing issues and implementing effective solutions. Develop and implement preventive maintenance schedules for construction and warehouse equipment to minimize downtime and optimize performance. Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, inventory, and equipment performance for both construction and warehouse operations. Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies in both construction and warehouse environments. Minimum Requirements: Minimum of 5 - 6 years of experience in mechanical maintenance, with a background in both construction and warehouse operations preferred. Management experience  Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing construction machinery, as well as warehouse equipment such as conveyors, forklifts, and packaging machinery. Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations in both construction and warehouse environments. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing priorities.
Salary: Negotiable

SCM Project Engineer Reference No: 2398342544 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS BCom in Supply Chain/ Logistics Management or equivalent qualification A minimum of 2-5 years of Supply Chain experience covering Planning, Logistics and Procurement in Manufacturing and Finance Understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain Experience in a project-based role, with strong analytical capabilities Financial background advantageous Proficient in Microsoft Office (advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Projects), SAP Supply Chain modules Experience in the automotive industry would be advantageous Experience in ERP systems (SAP) would be advantageous Strong financial awareness, unquestionable business ethics and professionalism Good planning, organizational and administrative skills with a proactive, structured approach Quality awareness Willing to travel as required (hold a valid passport) Willing to work flexible hours Ability to communicate clearly Ability to manage conflict Ability to lead and direct employees Ability to identify and provide training needs for employees Ability to meet targets and deliver results RESPONSIBILITIES Assist with cost-saving/ cost reduction initiatives, layout approval; implementation and ensuring smooth new project launch Plan, coordinate, maintain and improve the Supply Chain management system from the supplier to the customer, including all internal processes to ensure continuous production and the on-time availability of materials and products Implement and manage operational effectiveness of production planning according to deadlines and OEM requirements Build and maintain a sustainable packaging management for returnable dunnage Responsible for all material, value and information flow within the organization Risk management over the supply chain from supplier to the customer, including internal material flow Actively participate and support WP in improving the operational activities, principles Kaizen (cost reduction, supply chain improvements), CIP and effective problem-solving Ongoing control of the demand forecast from customers Control inventory and safety stock, ensuring 100% on-time delivery to customers by maintaining MRP controlling Coordination of SAP master data (SD, MM. PP, PU) with support from abroad Control and reduction of logistics-related costs Support customs, and warehousing (in and outbound) and provide expert support within the organization Support processes for engineering changes, approvals and other customer requirements Support special projects such as EDI implementation with customers and suppliers or new warehousing concepts Build up and maintain the supply chain reporting Effective daily tasks of logistics processes such as goods receiving and bookings Support the logistics manager to maintain and manage all procedures and documents related to logistics and SCM Clear customer communication/ understanding of meeting customer needs MRP controlling with SAP Ensure that all prices (SD/ MM) in SAP are correct Ensure safety and accident prevention Ensure dangerous goods and environmental regulations are adhered to Adhere to the guidelines of the Company Business Management System and Quality Management System ISO/ TS 16949, Environmental Management DIN EN ISO 14001, and Industrial Safety guidelines OHSAS 18001
Salary: Negotiable

Import Controller: Oceanfreight Reference No: 974422442 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 14 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS South African citizen currently residing in Port Elizabeth or its immediate surrounds Minimum 3 years' experience with oceanfreight imports Computer skills: Cargowise, MS Excel, MS Outlook   RESPONSIBILITIES Produce invoices and job costing accurately and timeously and maintain the computer database that rates are up to date and correct Accurately enters items that are not computer generated Scan every file thoroughly to ensure that all disbursement items are invoiced Monitor other shipping agent charges, and advise management when the company’s charges should be adjusted Ensure that creditor invoices are invoiced out accurately Book all debtors invoices and pass on to accounts department for payment Check file cover for special charges Check every file to determine whether any potential disbursements are likely to arise after invoicing and obtain direction from management on how to deal with these Adhere to the company’s policies and procedures on credit notes and cash sales or COD shipments Ensure that documents are placed in the correct order and position before passing the file to management for closing Ensure that proof of deliveries are received and passed on to the Forwarding Department on door-to-door shipments Following departmental job procedure and work process flow Follow up of customer indents Split documents and register files on Cargowise1 Monitor customs releases Obtain charges from shipping lines and forwarding companies and check that correct rates have been billed Finalise release with the shipping lines and forwarders Track shipments to delivery Accurate invoicing and ensure early delivery of documents to clients Ensure that documents are placed in the correct order and position before passing the file to management for closing Ensure that proof of deliveries are received and passed on to the Forwarding Department on door-to-door shipments Audits and quality check files before closing Ensure that closed files are placed in the filing cabinets in the correct order Move files to the archives as and when space limitations make it necessary Health and Safety Comply to all health and safety procedures and regulations stipulated in the occupational health and safety act No. 85 of 1993 Adhere to ISO 9001:2015 quality standards and procedures Participate in ensuring that service performance objectives are achieved Identify and record non-conformities with regards to their process Take corrective action as instructed Training of company learner program Participate in the company learner program and assist new staff with training where necessary
Salary: Negotiable

SAP Business Analyst x 2 Reference No: 3936006635 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

Job Description: To improve efficiency, reduce waste, identify and implement solutions, meet project deadlines and accurately document the necessary requirements to be done in accordance with local / global strategic planning and standards in compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations   Education and experience: Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or B. Eng. (Industrial Engineering) or relevant equivalent. Knowledge and Experience Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IT, or at least 6 months participation In a Graduate Development Programme. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in SAP S/4 HANA, SAP MM, WM and TM module(s). Knowledge of SAP Solution Manager and automated Test Suites will be advantageous. Ability to debug SAP ABAP will be advantageous. Knowledge of Supply Chain processes will be beneficial.   Job Requirements  Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation, prototyping and production Demonstrated business acumen to take from design to implementation and preferably experience scaling a concept Must have IT Development and Systems Knowledge Solid experience as an SAP Business Analyst within one or more of the following modules: MM (Materials Management), WM (Warehouse Management) and TM (Transportation Management) Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.) Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook Experience in rolling out initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies Willingness to travel nationally and internationally Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function. Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously   Outputs Ensure to interpret business strategy and determine innovative solutions supporting strategy implementation. Design and model solutions for customer innovation and experience. Perform with innovation development groups to conduct insights as well as design outputs to their work. Manage and evaluate innovation pipeline assisting strategic decision-making and Go-to-Market process. Design, research, develop, analyse and suggest new concepts as well as strategies. Participate and provide feedback on any activities where QA practices and risks are to be considered from the writing of user stories, pre-development testing notes and executing QA testing activities in accordance to processes and quality guidelines so as to identify defects / quality concerns in projects. Lead and direct different cross-functional programs and projects of varied sizes and types concurrently. Manage and attain customer expectations and ensure delivery to fulfil expectations. Coordinate all cross-functional activities, represent customers internally and collaborate with leaders in varied areas on allocation across projects and resource planning. Responsible for requirements gathering and analyses in order to prepare the design of the solution, demonstrate SAP functionality to support the design, do the required system configuration, write specification documents for ABAP Developers, and test the solution. The Business Analyst will be responsible for supporting certain business processes and system products. In many cases, business processes span across different systems/products and will also include certain non-SAP systems (e.g. .Net based systems), Business Intelligence Tools (e.g. Power BI), and Low Code platforms. Perform all outputs in compliance, tasks and duties with the Company's Integrity Codes & SHEQ requirements and Inform superiors about deviations
Salary: Negotiable

SAP BA Lead (Technical Tool Owner) x 1 Reference No: 2550141612 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

Job Description: End-to-End SAP module responsibility, this includes, improve efficiency, reduce waste, identify, and implement solutions, scope requirements, plan & track product budget, meet deadlines and accurately document necessary requirements. To assure this delivery, it is essential to work closely with the Business Product Owners and IT product team.All activities are to be done in accordance with local / global strategic planning and standards in compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.   Qualification & Experience: Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or relevant equivalent Knowledge and Experience Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IT. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in SAP S/4 HANA, SAP MM, WM and TM module(s). Ability to debug SAP ABAP will be advantageous. Knowledge of Supply Chain processes will be beneficial.   Job Requirements Solid experience as an SAP Business Analyst within one or more of the following modules: MM, WM, PP or SD Knowledge and experience of how to plan projects, define deliverables and to control quality and cost matters. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation, prototyping and production. Demonstrated business acumen to take from design to implementation and preferably experience scaling a concept. Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.) Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function. Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously. Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results. Experience leading a product team will be of advantage. Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function. Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously. Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results. Experience leading a product team will be of advantage.   Outputs Responsible for the planning and coordination of activities required to steer the product to align with its strategic future roadmap. Clearly communicate and demonstrate the value of the product within the organization. Evaluation, documentation, scoping and prioritization of new requirements. Promote continuous improvement through implementation and management of new processes to enhance productivity output. Participate and provide feedback on any activities where QA practices and risks are to be considered from the writing of user stories, pre-development testing notes and executing QA testing activities in accordance to processes and quality guidelines to identify defects / quality concerns in projects. Responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating the product budget. Effective communication and feedback between IT product team and Business stakeholders. Provide feedback to management. Act as escalation point for client issues that require product change resolution. Participate in team discussions and provide input regarding strategic team decisions. Actively participate in mitigating impediments which impact successful completion of deliverables. Collaborate and work with colleagues in different time zones. Compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E.Q. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.
Salary: Negotiable

SAP BA Lead (Technical Tool Owner) – Perm/ FTC x5 Reference No: 3972736473 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

Job Description: End-to-End SAP module responsibility, this includes, improve efficiency, reduce waste, identify, and implement solutions, scope requirements, plan & track product budget, meet deadlines and accurately document necessary requirements. To assure this delivery, it is essential to work closely with the Business Product Owners and IT product team.All activities are to be done in accordance with local / global strategic planning and standards in compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.   Qualification & Experience: Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or relevant equivalent Knowledge and Experience Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IT. Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in SAP S/4 HANA, SAP MM, WM and TM module(s). Ability to debug SAP ABAP will be advantageous. Knowledge of Supply Chain processes will be beneficial.   Job Requirements Solid experience as an SAP Business Analyst within one or more of the following modules: MM, WM, PP or SD Knowledge and experience of how to plan projects, define deliverables and to control quality and cost matters. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation, prototyping and production. Demonstrated business acumen to take from design to implementation and preferably experience scaling a concept. Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.) Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function. Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously. Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results. Experience leading a product team will be of advantage. Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function. Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously. Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines. Strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results. Experience leading a product team will be of advantage.    Outputs Responsible for the planning and coordination of activities required to steer the product to align with its strategic future roadmap. Clearly communicate and demonstrate the value of the product within the organization. Evaluation, documentation, scoping and prioritization of new requirements. Promote continuous improvement through implementation and management of new processes to enhance productivity output. Participate and provide feedback on any activities where QA practices and risks are to be considered from the writing of user stories, pre-development testing notes and executing QA testing activities in accordance to processes and quality guidelines to identify defects / quality concerns in projects. Responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating the product budget. Effective communication and feedback between IT product team and Business stakeholders. Provide feedback to management. Act as escalation point for client issues that require product change resolution. Participate in team discussions and provide input regarding strategic team decisions. Actively participate in mitigating impediments which impact successful completion of deliverables. Collaborate and work with colleagues in different time zones. Compliance to the Company's Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E.Q. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.
Salary: Negotiable

Buyer Reference No: 2985102760 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

Key responsibilities Provide market intelligence for global/regional category strategy development Focus on local execution of category strategies; execute local supplier management and provide field support for global/regional categories Develop sourcing strategies for materials and services not covered by category strategies based on demand, supply market and supplier analysis Manage contracts and supply issues; prepare, conclude and maintain contract documents Conduct defined P2P activities for local demands according to standard processes; drive operational efficiency of the local purchasing function (steering and controlling) Plan, generate, track and document relevant savings and other KPIs in order to ensure compliant realistation of relevant targets and contribute to the success of the business Fulfill primary role as contact for business partners/stakeholders at assigned sites; understand and agree on site-specific measures and projects; foster early involvement in local initiativesInitiate working capital initiatives. Minimum qualifications Grade 12 with a recognized Bachelors Degree (essential) Demonstrated experience in purchasing processes (focus: S2C/P2P); sourcing, negotiation techniques, contract management and operational procurement Minimum 5 years of experience in the Automotive Components Sector (essential) Advanced Computer literacy Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills Direct and Indirect Purchasing experience Demonstrated experience in localizing various imported products Advanced analytical skills
Salary: Negotiable

Supplier Quality Engineer Reference No: 1404861112 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

REQUIREMENT Young Affirmative Action South Africa, currently residing in Gqeberha or immediate surrounds (no relocation assistance available) National Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics / Quality or other related engineering field Minimum 5 years' experience in automotive manufacturing process, component development knowledge Extensive knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as IATF16949, ISO9001, VDA6.3 etc. Proven manufacturing quality systems knowledge including lean manufacturing concepts Thorough understanding of Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) Knowledge in automotive supplier manufacturing processes and controls Thorough understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) including detailed knowledge of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for automotive components and systems Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) Good problem-solving skills (8D, 5-Why's, Ishakawa, Red-X, etc.) Ability to conduct supplier audits on Quality Management Systems and manufacturing process control plans   RESPONSIBILITIES New product development and production approval (APQP) of new materials, components and systems in mechanical and exteriors commodities (chassis, powertrain, exterior and HVAC) Provide supplier quality requirements for all new business sourcing decisions and business transfers (BTAB) affecting local suppliers to achieve company objectives in terms of quality, technology and price Key member of sourcing team in support of supplier nomination/ selection process Supply quality performance monitoring and implementing continuous improvement initiatives Drive rapid product issue resolution with suppliers for all supplier-manufactured causes Conduct regular supplier audits on quality management systems and processes to ensure supplier manufacturing controls consistently meet quality requirements Implement product and/or process changes at suppliers, and ensure they are effectively managed/ executed without disruption to supply while meeting company quality and engineering standards
Salary: Negotiable

Logistics Analyst Reference No: 2181666138 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant qualification will be preferred Three years relevant experience in which competency has been gained Must be well organized person, capable of handling a variety of issues and assignments Position requires strong analytical, interpersonal and project management skills. RESPONSIBILITIES: Will identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings to ensure expectations are met and identify opportunities for inventory reductions Monitor industry standards, trends, or practices to identify developments in logistics planning Enter logistics-related data into databases (Syspro) Develop or maintain payment systems to ensure accuracy of vendor payments Determine packaging requirements Contact potential vendors to determine material availability and carriers for rates or schedules Track product flow from origin to final delivery Prepare reports on logistics performance measures and submit reports to management Maintain databases of logistics information and records in accordance with company policies Develop or maintain freight rate databases to determine the most economical modes of transportation Responsible for maintaining, tracking and analyzing all inbound shipments Review procedures, such as distribution or inventory management, to ensure maximum efficiency or minimum cost Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes Manage systems to ensure that pricing structures adequately reflect logistics costing Monitor inventory transactions at warehouse facilities to assess receiving, storage, shipping, or inventory integrity Develop or maintain models for logistics uses, such as cost estimating or demand forecasting Confer with management to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost Compute reporting metrics, such as on-time delivery rates, order fulfilment rates, or inventory turns Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, measurement, reporting, and analysis of all traffic Analyze logistics data, using methods such as data mining, data modeling, or cost or benefit analysis Remotely monitor the flow of vehicles or inventory, using Web-based logistics information systems to track vehicles or containers Reorganize shipping schedules to consolidate loads, maximize vehicle usage, or limit the movement of empty vehicles or containers
Salary: Negotiable

Material Planner & Logistics Manager Reference No: 2043521668 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 13 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics Management or related field At least five (5) years’ experience in supply chain management/ Logistics Experience in the following required: master scheduling; MRP implementation and Planning System development, capacity planning and inventory management RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as customer sales, order management, accounting, or shipping Create policies or procedures for logistics activities Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management. Establish or monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems. Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records Negotiate with suppliers or customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability Plan or implement improvements to internal or external logistics systems or processes Recommend purchase of new or improved technology, such as automated systems Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers Communicate freight transportation information to customers or suppliers, using transportation management, electronic logistics marketplace, or electronic freight information systems, to improve efficiency, speed, or quality of transportation services Direct or coordinate comprehensive logistical or reverse logistical functions for product life cycles, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse, or final disposal of resources Knowledge of Legal requirement of Inward/ Outward, subcontracting process, Production Planning, Material Scheduling, Transport Management and Manpower Handling Liaison with Customer Service & Sales in order to understand & satisfy customer needs and where necessary provide support communicating with external customers. Management of the inventory levels throughout the business driving to have the right inventory in the right levels to best balance market needs and business requirements Liason with production staff, including production manager to assist with level loading of the plant and plan future capacity requirements Provision of departmental KPIs which measure departmental performance , i.e. level loading, adherence to lead-time, lead-time management, and customer service performance
Salary: Negotiable

Specialist Advisor (Chemicals) Reference No: 974195922 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 12 February 2024

Min Requirements: Matric Valid Drivers licence and own car Microsoft Office with advanced Excel Sage Evolution Responsibilities: Plan and carry out sales activities to customer and prospective customers and achieve business targes / aims / goals Open new business accounts and follow up on existing and dormant accounts / clients Extensive client and customer liaison Build and maintain sound relationships Keep labels, price lists, mixing formulations and customer list (accounts and cash) updated Clear and defined pricelist for sales staff – update regularly Sales and Marketing plan and strategy each week / month New business development for bulk chemicals Monitor and report on competitors activities and information Respond to and follow up on sales enquiries and quotes Compile a sales report weekly indicating sales and copies of orders from order book Manage time, productivity and profitability Stock needs to be more efficient, same day including transport costs etc. Accurate costings to make sure selling prices are correct and profitable Counter sales / telemarketing on an ongoing basis Order chemical stock Chemicals stock take   Competencies: (Knowledge, skills and attributes) Chemical knowledge advantageous Stock Management Client and Customer service Independent Confident Hardworking and reliable
Salary: R10000 to R12000

Short Term Insurance Consultant Reference No: 2326497915 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 12 February 2024

Min Requirements: Comply with requirements as stipulated in FAIS Act 3 + years experience in the relevant industry NQF4 qualifications and credits RE5 Exam passed Class of Business completed for STI Personal and Commercial lines Operational Ability CPD hours/points completed for last cycle (2022/2023) Microsoft Office - Internet and Email Advantageous: NQF5 passed for STI Experience on SANTAM online system Product specific training completed with main players in insurance industry: Santam, Old Mutual, Momentum (Previously Alexander Forbes), Bryte etc.   Responsibilities: Short Term Insurance administration - (Household content / Buildings / Vehicles etc. cover for both commercial and personal lines) Make and receive calls to clients Do and follow through amendments to client policies Evaluate cover to avoid under insurance Advise on claims under what section covered on policies Involvement with claims intermediary service (Client satisfied) Manage unpaid premiums Evaluate rates on line-items and negotiate premiums Policy renewals Completeness and accuracy of Record-of-Advice Fit & Proper-, FAIS, FICA and Code of Conduct compliant Grow portfolio by up and cross selling Build long term relationships with clients   Competencies: (Knowledge, skills and attributes) Honesty, Integrity and Good Standing Strong administrative skills Good verbal- and written communication skills at all levels Self-discipline and time management Punctuality Meet deadlines
Salary: Negotiable

Logistics Manager Reference No: 2836391228 | Pretoria, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

Job Purpose: To manage – plan, lead, control & monitor the full logistics function of the plant in order to achieve company objectives. Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related qualification 5 years’ working experience Supply chain, Automotive Industry will be an advantage. Minimum 2 years’ experience in managerial role Key Perfromance Areas Logistics Strategy: Assist with the development of the logistics strategic plan (Supply Chain) and ensure implementation. Provide strategic and change leadership to the logistic function and teams. Logistics Planning: Plan Raw Material requirements on a current and forecast basic to meet production demand. Manage item master data (Order multiples, planning periods, lead times, etc.) in order to optimise stock holding. Logistics Management: Manage Logistics operations Monitor engineering changes and plan run-in and run-out programmes Manage Raw material and finished product stocks Process and control logistics documentation. Obtain customer release Calculate material requirement based on future demand Create production plan Load production plan Control internal transportation Ensure outbound logistics in controlled and customer requirement are dispatched on time, Develop/activate the MRP system Optimise the use of the delivery vehicles by ensuring on time in full deliveries Running of stock takes Managing of stores and related functions Maintaining a revenue versus cost for each truck load sent out Manage and reduce aged stock Ensure employee engagement and discipline management Continuous Improvement: Benchmark logistics processes against best practices Keep up to date with latest trends/ developments in Logistics management and adopt best practices Identify opportunities for process/system improvements Implement best business practices and principles Participate in productivity improvement initiatives with suppliers Reporting: Analyse and interpret Logistics reports and statistical data Production reporting
Salary: Negotiable

SHE Officer (Manufacturing) Reference No: 3045391841 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

Job Overview: A well-established manufacturer in the metal and plastic engineering industry is in search of a qualified individual to join their team as a Health and Safety Officer   Minimum requirements: Grade 12 / Matric NQF Level 4-6 Health and Safety qualification SAMTRAC Min 3 Yrs. experience in a health and safety role in the manufacturing and engineering sector MS Office Literate Good understanding of the Health and Safety Act   Responsibilities: Perform SHE and related administrative duties Co-ordinating relevant contractors and staff Implementing and maintaining SHE systems Compiling procedures and all relevant SHE documentation Maintain the document control register for all types of procedures, inspection forms, risk assessments etc. Ensure regular inspections on CCTV System, gates, locks, fences as well as any other security infrastructure Inspecting workplaces to investigate accidents, causes of ill-health and complaints and ensure compliance to safety regulations Initiate ways to improve overall health and safety in the workplace Developing safety, health and environmental management schedules and strategies Keeping up to date with legislative and technical knowledge to ensure adherence to OHSA standards Compile a monthly report on all and any security issues including cost Update notice boards in all departments Ensure proper access control is conducted daily Ensure stringent record keeping of all persons and property entering or leaving the premises Implement Disciplinary action in case of misconduct pertaining H&S Ordering first aid stock Replenishing the First Aid Boxes when necessary Implement and maintain an effective program and ensure compliance to satisfy the requirements of local legislation e.g., the OHS, COID and Environmental Management Acts Conduct SHE audits as per the audit schedule, report on findings and log all non-compliances Evaluate incident forms, surveys, audits to establish root causes and together with Supervisors and Managers concerned, formulate a plan of action to correct non-compliant behaviour or conditions Identify unsafe acts, conditions, and hazards, investigate root causes, and identify corrective and preventative actions and report to management Co-ordinate monthly safety meetings Co-ordinating SHE related training requirements Liaise with onsite contractors to ensure their compliance with Company safety regulations and adherence to safety standards, including basic safety induction training Co-ordinate at least two evacuation exercises per year to ensure that all staff become familiar with these procedures Assist with the formulation of emergency/contingency plans Review and update Emergency Procedures as and when necessary Ensure continuous reporting and effective communication with all relevant management    Key Skills and Competencies: Integrity Time Management and Leadership skills Excellent Communication Skills Efficient Reliable Responsible Attention to detail
Salary: R3 to R5

Business Development Manager Reference No: 787300347 | Pretoria, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

Job Purpose: To improve the organisation’s market position and achieve financial growth by implementing organisational strategic goals, building key customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, negotiating, and closing business deals. To advise on and maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions. Reporting To: Commercial Manager: Business Unit Division Educational:• Bachelor’s degree Experience:• 3-5 years of customer/commercial experience Additional• CAD software• RFQ process; APQP &PPAP• ISO standard• IATF 16949• Risk Assessment Key Performance Areas New Business Development:• Prospect for potential new clients and turn this into increased business - networking• Meet potential client(s) by growing, maintaining, and leveraging built networks• Identify potential client(s) and the decision makers within the client organisation• Research and build relationship with new clients• Set up meetings between client decision maker(s) and company’s practices leaders /principals.• Plan approaches and pitches, work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.• Participate in pricing the solution/service(s)• Handle objections by clarifying, emphasizing agreement, and working through differences to a positive conclusion• Have full understanding of contribution statements and position discussions with customer if under recovering in a commodity• Drive new business opportunities through RFQ process• Drive pricing and profitability discussions with customers Client Retention:• Present new products and services and enhance existing client relationships• Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs• Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs Business Development Planning:• Attend industry function(s), such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends• Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new service, products, and distribution channels• Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators Management and Research:• Submit weekly progress reports and ensure date is accurate• Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system• Forecast sales target and ensure they are met by the team• Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets• Ensure all team members represent the company in good faith and best light• Understand the company’s goal and purpose so that it will lead to continual enhancement of the company’ performance.
Salary: Negotiable

Solar Lead Installation Electrician Reference No: 3872965892 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

Port Elizabeth based Essential Drivers License Trade Tested COC certified REQUIREMENTS: 3 + years of previous solar installation experienced required Experience with installing both roof and ground mount systems Experience with micro and string inverters as well as setting up monitoring systems AREP (Association for Renewable Energy Practitioners)/SAPVIA PV Green card Certification preferred QCTO Red Seal Electrician Certification in the Republic of South Africa Electrically minded individual   RESPONSIBILITIES: As Lead Solar PV Installer your main purpose would be solar installations in the field installing residential and light commercial grid-tied photovoltaic (PV) systems Responsible for installing and commissioning the photovoltaic system from beginning to end Report and coordinate with the Technical Support Manager, work side by side with other crew members and install all photovoltaic system components, to ensure the delivery of a fully functional photovoltaic system, with the highest level of safety, Quality, efficiency and conformance to SANS and the original design and specifications Liaise with Technical Support Manager to review project plans and drawings and ensure that the project is build according to design Work with crew members to complete projects within established time frame, policies and procedures Assemble to solar array racking, properly seal all roof penetration, and install all relative equipment Set up solar monitoring system Maintain high levels of quality assurance and quality control with an emphasis on safety, diagnose and troubleshoot system malfunctions and operational issues Communicate with customers in a professional, considerate, and respectful manner
Salary: Negotiable

Executive Secretary to Production Reference No: 4079250088 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Relevant 3-year tertiary qualification in Business Administration and or relevant Company work experience and competencies will be considered Sound office or business administration experience, of at least three years of experience ESSENTIAL Excellent typing skills and end-user computer proficiency (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook) combined with advanced electronic report and presentation preparation skills Well-developed communication skills, both written and oral, with an excellent command of the English language German language proficiency Good interpersonal skills Able to perform effectively under pressure Able to work independently, display initiative and take accountability for own actions Present professionally, be diplomatic and display an appropriate understanding of cultural diversity Flexible to work outside of normal office hours when required Display good organizing and planning skills, with strong attention to detail Able to maintain confidentiality and integrity RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinating the Director’s respective diary, handling incoming and outgoing communication and re-routing to appropriate departments when necessary Responding to routine correspondence within limits of authority Screening all incoming calls, acting as an intermediary for the Director within established guidelines, and re-route issues which the Director’s subordinates could handle Screening all visitors to the office of the Director Ensuring the smooth running of the office in the Director’s absence by either handling or delegating important matters Interpreting and implementing the Director’s instructions and administrative requirements Preparing professional, accurate, and high-quality electronic presentations and documentation Arranging and coordinating meetings/ workshops with the Company's employees and external delegates Making local and international travel reservations and itinerary bookings, including arranging appointments Preparing and processing local and overseas travel expense claims Keeping a comprehensive filing system for the division and action of all routine office administration, i.e. leave absence reports Coordinating the management update for the division Providing administrative support on special projects Raising divisional orders for monthly invoices
Salary: Negotiable

Project Engineer: Body Shop Planning) Reference No: 2168112751 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS B.Eng in Mechatronics At least 3 years of relevant Project Planning experience ESSENTIAL Knowledge of production processes, layouts, facilities and engineering disciplines Knowledge of quality tools e.g. FMEA, Poke Yoke, Fishbone Diagram as well as process and machine capability studies Knowledge of Body-in-White and complete vehicle-build processes and assemblies Knowledge of jigs, fixtures, gauges, press tools and vehicle build processes Project management experience Must have facilitation, problem-solving, analytical and negotiation skills Must be assertive and be able to manage conflict Must be highly computer literate in MS Office Able to present, negotiate and communicate at all levels Extremely motivated, flexible and able to perform in stressful environments RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, coordinate or conduct FMEAs and simulations as part of concept establishment Evaluate and agree on the proposed solutions to secure optimal production processes Create facility layouts in Micro Station (HLS), compare product data view facility designs in Catia V5 and create process plans as well as costing in Tecnomatix Process Designer and Process Simulate Formulate, supervise and control project timing plans with the aid of MSProject or any other suitable software to ensure that activities required for achieving project scope and objectives are completed in time; and reports are completed and distributed to all relevant stakeholders Formulate and compile detailed product specifications to ensure proper implementation of the entire process for facilities, machines, equipment, tools, automation and services Ensure and direct the approval of funds for purchasing required facilities, machines, equipment, tools or services by compiling, issuing and monitoring the appropriation process to finance Conduct and coordinate trials during VFF, PVS, and O-Series build and implement corrective actions to ensure production readiness for the Start of Production and Series build Coordinate training for production and maintenance personnel during VFF, PVS and O-Series on the correct use of the equipment and facilities Supervising trials, commissioning and measuring (dimensional) of new facilities to ensure the production process is ergonomic and capable of producing the required quality and consistency Organize and monitor the installation of air, water, gas and electrical services to support the processes when issuing a general service request (GSR) to Central Plant Engineering Examine, analyze and assess engineering change requests (ECRs) as issued in AVON/ TEVON and provide reports on the feasibility and investment requirements to introduce the ECR  
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Electrician Reference No: 1330170163 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Completed trade test as an Electrician Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position Working knowledge of the company's PLCs A good understanding of installation rules, regulations and machine safety systems The ability to operate and monitor press machines and have a full understanding of the production process (stages, quality indicators, scrap, etc.) is advantageous The ability to problem-solve out-of-specification results concerning job requirements (effect on production machinery and end/ manufactured product ) and identify corrective actions, is essential Knowledge of press materials (steel) is essential Good English communication skills (both conversational and written/ basic admin)  Strong technical aptitude Excellent technical problem-solving ability  Pro-active Self-starter who drives adherence to targets, eg tool-changeover times Continuously improve results and processes Engages cooperation of others within the team/ work area RESPONSIBILITIES Carry out machine repairs according to job cards/ instructions Ensure that equipment is operational and safe to operate after repair Conduct daily operational checks on all equipment Carry out daily inspections on machines/ equipment according to check sheets Identify possible improvements to machinery/ equipment during such inspections, and document and action Carry out actions required on continuous improvement activities to meet timing per action plans Complete PMs and ensure data is captured accurately and timeously in the Maintenance Management System (CMMS-FIIX) Conduct shift handover to personnel on the next shift (concerning current machine status, problems, etc.) Complete all associated documentation e.g. timesheets and toolbox checks Assist with other maintenance duties within the area of competence as an electrical assistant Perform any other reasonable duties assigned
Salary: Negotiable

Project Engineer: Architectural Reference No: 1132973724 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS National Diploma in Architectural Technology 3 - 5 years of relevant project experience within an architectural or construction management environment ESSENTIAL Ability to read and interpret technical drawings Good organization, coordination and planning skills Logical, analytical and advanced technical insight and aptitude Proven analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving Ability to handle complexity Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization Good interpersonal skills Ability to work within a team and be able to handle pressure Excellent computer literacy Have a valid driver’s license PREFERRED Knowledge of MicroStation and Revit   RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare investment studies including timing, layouts, concepts and options for new facilities Ensure PEP timing and milestones are met, and develop specifications for new facilities Implement projects i.e. site establishment, construction/ installation, change point management, coordination of stakeholders during construction, commissioning, and keeping to timing schedules Manage project scope, schedule/ programs and costs Ensure that the supplier provides updated layouts and documentation for the facility (operating manuals, maintenance manuals, drawings, etc.) Buy-off of new equipment with final acceptance schedule (end of commissioning) Manage construction projects in line with local regulations from inception to close out Compile project briefs and forecasts, including timing and cost estimates Manage the execution of construction projects Manage project procurement including evaluating technical tenders, preparation of tender documentation and adjudication Implement quality management processes and procedures Lead and coordinate professional teams (Architects, Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers) Track and resolve project, design and construction site issues Lead and supervise construction contracts, contractors on site and variations to orders Manage project communication with clients, end users and stakeholders Conduct technical and contractual meetings
Salary: Negotiable

Project Engineer Reference No: 785690406 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 09 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS National Diploma or Degree in Electrical Engineering Minimum 3-5 years of relevant project management experience including specifications, competitive tenders and legal compliance in a manufacturing environment ESSENTIAL SKILLS Sound electrical knowledge (light current, general power and 3 phase) Ability to manage projects and interface with a diverse team from various departments Ability to read and interpret technical drawings Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project) Organizing, coordinating, planning as well as resourcefulness skills Ability to deal with complex tasks Good people skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels Proven analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to achieve targets Have initiative and be able to work under pressure RESPONSIBILITIES Planning, procuring and introducing (project management) new/ upgrades to facilities incorporating Developing specifications (Specifications for the installation of Systems/ Facilities/ Equipment) Preparing and presenting approval documentation for new facilities/products including technical evaluation of tenders Overseeing project implementation by establishing sites, managing change points, coordinating stakeholders during construction, commissioning, budget and timing adherence Tracking actual expenditure versus budget, progress payments and final payment Updating layouts for projects and submitting them to the HLS layout specialist Buy-off of new equipment with final acceptance schedule (end of commissioning) Ensuring suppliers provide documentation for the facility (operating manuals, maintenance manuals, drawings, etc.) Asset tagging
Salary: Negotiable

Regional Manager Reference No: 2267444154 | Elandsfontein, South Africa | Posted on: 08 February 2024

Drivers license essential as company car is provided with fuel card Regional Manager for Gauteng SOUTH (branch based in Elandsfontein) reporting to the National Sales Manager To manage and oversee the Business Unit in totality to ensure profitable growth and revenue through planning, execution, support, and leadership of the team.  REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing Management or related fields (NQF 7). 6-8 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing within the Manufacturing environment of which;3+ years should be at Supervisory level Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite; SAP, ERP Systems, Salesforce) and job-specific software systems) Knowledge of relevant Sales and Marketing Processes and Practices RESPONSIBILITIES:  Implements multiple brand awareness initiatives to increase sales in accordance with the company'sAutomotive Marketing strategy Manages Regional claim rate in line with company standards and escalate expectations to the National Sales Manager Evaluates and implements appropriate sales techniques to increase sales volumes within the Region Ensures that no warrantee claims are accepted by Business Representatives without the required proof of purchase and without the required technical testing diagnostics Manages and monitors the sales activities of Business Representatives in the Region Schedules and conduct regular sales meetings with Business Representatives to manage performance against set targets for sales volume and profitability Schedules customer visits with Business Representatives to ensure to assess service levels and to ensure corrective actions Manages the Regional Xpress and Channel Partner relationships and ensures performance is aligned to the set criteria as contained in the Agreement Identifies possible Xpress partners in the Region in accordance with the qualifying criteria Manages the distribution and reverse logistics processes Strategically manages warehouse in compliance with company’s policy and vision Oversees receiving, warehousing, distribution, and maintenance operations Manages monthly stock counts and report variances to direct manager Implements action plans to address stock losses Initiates, co-ordinates and enforces optimal operational policies and procedures Develops and manages retention and growth strategies to optimize regional sales performance Identifies new business opportunities by identifying potential dealers and distributors and cross-selling opportunities Makes recommendations on product enhancements for improved sales potential Assesses market share positioning (by brand) and develops action plans to maintain and grow footprint in area of responsibility Monitors the operation of controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of the company Identifies and monitors departmental risks Develops and maintains a risk register, as well as a system to monitor the dispositions of results communicated to management Implements action plans to address internal and external audit findings, continuously monitor progress against these plans Ensures compliance with relevant legislation and policy frameworks within functional area to prevent fruitless, wasteful, and irregular expenditure Establishes and maintains effective working relationships through collaboration with stakeholders and relevant interests Represent the company in meetings with stakeholders. Identifies and solves problems creatively whilst demonstrating a high level of integrity in line with company core values Provides advice and guidance to Management on internal stakeholder related matters Manages relationships in accordance with policies, procedures and legal requirements Implements and monitors the stakeholder management system Monitors and measures performance quarterly by conducting employee appraisals Identifies areas of development and draws up action plans to address poor performance Ensures ongoing training and development of employees Addresses employee relations matters fairly and promptly Sets performance objectives for team by cascading of the organisation’s initiatives into individual performance contracts Ensures that all employees have signed performance agreements Ensures successful implementation of the HR policies within the division Contributes to the budget preparation process Ensures the effective, efficient, economical, and transparent use of financial and other resources Monitors expenditure against budget and ensures spending occurs within budgetary limits and financial guidelines, report deviations to direct Manager  
Salary: Negotiable

Cost Controller Reference No: 73675571 | Queenstown, South Africa | Posted on: 07 February 2024

Job Purpose: To perform cost analyses in order to manage cost to maximise profitability for the business by ensuring the reliability, completeness and accuracy of financial information. Ensure the use of accurate cost reporting within the organisation for optimal decision-making to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of business operations.   Minimum Requirements: Grade 12/ Matric B Compt plus Articles Must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in a similar role Financial Reporting experience Costing experience and team leadership experience Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization Strong systems experience, preferable Microsoft Navision or similar  Responsibilities: Preparation of Monthly Reports: Process month-end journals Calculate and process month-end transactions Issue of management reports e.g. productivity report, price of raw material fluctuations, distributions cost variances etc Ensure that all provisions and adjustments have been done timeously and correct Financial Forecasting and Budgeting: Assist in yearly budgets Assist in review of budgets and implementation of changes Assist in 5-year financial forecasting Discuss income, expenses and cost drivers with HOD Collaborate information and put together in required format Ensure the GP% is within the set range Calculate the impact on GP and EBITDA of changes in price or processes Balance Sheet Reconciliations: Reconcile General Ledger with Inventory Register Monthly expense variance analysis: Identify deviations from budget and investigate deviations Studying, reviewing and reconciling variances in reports and data Explanation of changes in fixed and variable costs  Costing of Departments and Divisions: Review B.O.M.’s to ensure correctness Collect data and analyse costs Assist Production in calculating production costs Compare standard costs to actual production costs Analyse process and price variances Review waste and scrap figures Monitor production lines with regard to waste  Inventory: Assist with internal controls related to inventory processes Monitoring ERP processes and ensuring that ERP is live and accurate Assist with periodic stock counts Training: Assess and identify and impose training programme  Health, Safety & Quality: Adhere to the management systems Distribution: Calculate rand per kg needed to make a profit Calculate the rand per km Analyse diesel usage and identify possible savings Key Skills and Expertise: Excellent negotiating skills Ability to understand and implement complex finance solutions Ability to handle pressure and manage multiple issues simultaneously Strong communication skills and ability to influence outcomes at all levels and across disciplines Strategic Planning Business Acumen Management and organisational skills Decision making ability Financial/costing professional knowledge and skill
Salary: Negotiable

Junior IT Support Technician Reference No: 3487827069 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 07 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Grade 12 or equivalent Certificate in CompTIA A+/ Comp TIA N+ or higher 2 years IT support experience Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to apply expertise Proactive and action-oriented Knowledge of hardware components and hardware troubleshooting procedure RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure the setup of new workstations, listing and maintenance on the asset register (SharePoint) Ensure the setup of O365 and other related software (anti-virus, MFA, FortiClient, etc.) Assist with PaperCut (Printer Solution) setup Ensure the workstations are enrolled on the MEM General workstation assistance and housekeeping Track maintenance is done on workstations Advise on the end-of-life for workstations and the successful disposal thereof  Booking out of peripherals against users issued Understand and apply AD Policies and Principles Understand the Azure Environment regarding Active Directory, MFA setup, etc. Ensure the CCTV cameras and biometric devices are in working order Assist with the setup and configuration of the devices Liaise with the different third-party suppliers for the installation, maintenance and upkeeping of the devices Log issues with the third-party suppliers and follow up on incidents
Salary: Negotiable

Millwright Reference No: 3064612611 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 06 February 2024

The role of the Millwright is to ensure that the equipment is available at all times so that Production is able to meet their production targets. This allows company to fulfil the customer demand on time.   Qualification: Trade Tested Millwright Minimum 5 years’ experience in Automation Main Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure availability of equipment at all times. Manage Spare part store to ensure availability of spare parts when needed. Manage breakdowns on shift On standby at intervals, own transport essential When needed weekend work is available Shutdown maintenance availability Please note that this is a shift work position  Skills and Abilities: Computer literacy, MS Office Communication at all levels Planning and organising Attention to detail Adaptability Attention to detail Accuracy Analysis / problem identification Customer service orientation Initiative Judgement / problem solving Teamwork / collaboration Tolerance for stress Knowledge Required Pneumatics Robotics knowledge or experience Hand tools, machining tools, measuring tools Electrical control systems/Automation SAP
Salary: Negotiable

Head of Security Reference No: 3913099345 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 06 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS Tertiary qualification (Degree/Diploma) in Security Risk Management, with a focus on Business Management 10 years minimum experience in the security industry of which 5 years should be in a management role Comprehensive security experience in various security areas, e.g. crisis management, investigations, operational security, international security exposure, etc. Experience with security auditing, security risk management, and contract and vendor negotiation ESSENTIAL Capable of managing, advising, guiding and leading a security team Management and leadership skills Negotiation and communication skills Presentation skills Decision-making and good judgment skills Computer literacy Languages: English; basic business German (speaking and reading will be an advantage) Able to communicate security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff Ability to operate effectively at all levels of the organization RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and “live” the security vision and mission statements for the Company's group security sub-Saharan region Lead security and fire risk management activities to enhance the value of the Company and group Manage the development and implementation of the group's policy for security minimum standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing alignment of security with the group's security Develop and implement effective strategies to mitigate risk, maintain continuity of operations and safeguard the company, its people, operations, executives, etc. Assure quality, consistency and efficiency of security processes for prevention, crisis response and within their area of responsibility Plan, produce, introduce, update and approve security procedures/ work instructions to meet developments and reduce the threat to the Company’s employees and assets  Develop a security concept based on risk assessment, for the countries operating in sub-Saharan African markets  In line with the Company's group policy:  the Whistleblower represents group security at the Whistleblower committee and assists with investigations, assessment of information received, etc. and provides feedback where required Develop and implement the crisis management organisational structure and global database information for the organization, including 100% shareholding in sub-Saharan countries Monitor the digitized travel security concept and amend where required to ensure efficiency Plan the manpower and capital (equipment) requirements, and produce an overhead budget for the appropriate cost centre Approve the contractual security manpower complement and advise security budget requirements for the Company's Gauteng and Cape Town security operations Advise all divisions on matters of security Manage a reasonable degree of security awareness to minimize risk to employees, contractors, etc. Advise/ negotiate with key stakeholders on the implementation of appropriate strategic security measures for the Company's business operations in the African market Manage the security strategy about the service level agreement between divisions within the Company to ensure a balanced and effective security approach Foster close cooperation with heads of security at other brands Verify and approve the security and fire protection cost invoices for the Company every month Develop and update plans for the security of Executive Board Members, global employees and their families, and introduce the necessary actions Develop one organizational directive to include a security and anti-hijack awareness session with global employees when commencing their assignment or during a “look and see” trip Work with other executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/ or financial methodology In crisis management, the Head of Security has the responsibility as the crisis team officer and hence participates and contributes as a key member of the crisis management organization to coordinate in the event of any security disaster/ emergency Work with external consultants as appropriate for independent security audits Produce weekly feedback reports on approved format documents for group security Approve all security and fire detection/ protection fittings and devices recommended by the planning department for new projects Participate in planning meetings related to projects with a security and fire protection bias Assess security requirements for CAPEX and submit accordingly Verify and approve the transport (taxi) invoices, evaluate utilization and amend transport requirements accordingly, in negotiation with the union (NUMSA) Develop and sustain relationships with high-level law enforcement and security organizations and private sector counterparts to ensure a complete understanding of the security environment in the country Approve all procedures relating to the process of stolen Company vehicle recoveries and identification, on a countrywide scale Identify protection goals, objectives (MBOs) and metrics consistent with the corporate strategic plan Oversee incident response planning including the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary
Salary: Negotiable

Manager: Technology Transfer Reference No: 1391470746 | Grahamstown, South Africa | Posted on: 05 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS B.Degree, (Masters is preferable) in Science or Engineering, or a Business-oriented qualification 3 years of relevant experience in  Technology transfer and commercialization of innovations Evaluation of innovation and IP management Database creation, and data management Financial management (to include budgets, tracking costing and reporting) Project management experience PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES Knowledge of IP laws and regulations, including the IPR-PFRD Act 2008, patenting, trademark, copyright and related legislation concerning IP and innovation Sound financial management Entrepreneurial focus Business experience and acumen are critical Project management experience is essential Knowledge of national commercial funding mechanisms Broad knowledge of the South African policy, law and regulations landscape concerning innovation and technology transfer Strong goal orientation/ results-driven and outcomes-focused approach Ability to think strategically and creatively Problem-solving skills: logical and analytical A strong track record of service delivery Ability to translate strategic imperatives into operating plans, policies and processes ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS Thoroughness Risk management along with entrepreneurialism Ability to use judgment, check laws and precedents, and make decisions Excellent organizational skills, including planning, analysis and reporting Advanced computer literacy Sound numerical ability PEOPLE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS Excellent English and writing skills The ability to communicate in other official languages will be an advantage Stakeholder relationship management A very strong service ethic and high level of integrity Sound interpersonal skills, and ability to interact collaboratively with a diverse range of individuals Ability to communicate difficult concepts persuasively, and in clear, simple terms Inspires confidence WORK BEHAVIOURS Build university reputation in all dealings Maintain confidentiality Actively seek feedback, use helpful suggestions and continuously improve on results   RESPONSIBILITIES STRATEGIC RESPONSIBILITIES Work with the DVC: RI and SP to draw up an innovation and technology transfer strategy, programme, policy and processes Interact with businesses and communities to create an innovation landscape, and stakeholders wider than just the Company Implement strategy and the technology transfer program, policy and processes including the line management of the IP Administrator Assess trends and developments in technology transfer, identify and make recommendations to the DVC: RI and SP in respect of developing innovative new practices Develop a network of commercialization partners Work with the DVC: RI and SP, TT Steering Committee and relevant stakeholders to successfully create commercial revenue streams GENERAL PROCESS MANAGEMENT Assist in all organizational, management and administrative activities to ensure optimal functioning Engage specifically with Science Councils, other Technology Transfer personnel at other companies, Science and Technology Parks and incubators to encourage collaboration Manage and/ or support the preparation of various submissions to NIPMO including disclosures, referrals, IP Fund rebate claims Manage audits and reports Develop and maintain a database of historical information and case studies Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures to screen, safeguard, streamline and support technology transfer endeavours CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT Develop staff to ensure their growth Stay abreast of research and technology transfer capabilities Set up and manage a student activity programme to build technology transfer capability, as well as awareness of technology transfer careers EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF INNOVATION OPPORTUNITIES Build networks and relationships inside and outside the Company so that innovation opportunities can be identified and matched to commercial requirements Build an up-to-date knowledge base of market leaders, trends, novelties and gaps Educate faculty staff and students on the importance of innovation and technology transfer, as well as the opportunities it represents Evaluation of innovations Scan the market to establish the commercial viability of innovations, using your market knowledge to back it up Consult with experts in the field for specialist input Hold discussions with R and D managers in commercial enterprises to establish external views on viability Evaluate, with a specially selected Steering Committee, the Company's innovations and make recommendations to the TT Steering Committee in respect of commercialization decisions. An up-to-date rubric and evaluation system for innovations should always be kept by the Technology Transfer Manager COMMERCIALIZATION PROCESS Conduct feasibility studies, developing business cases and funding proposals for innovations evaluated as worth taking to market Manage the preparation of reviews of commercial potential/ feasibility and recommendations on commercialization strategies, market analyses, overseeing techno-economic report compilation, etc. Secure and manage technology development funding, including the TIA seed funding and other similar vehicles Work with researchers to prepare proposals and secure funding for IP development and commercialization opportunities to ensure meaningful outcomes are achieved, and sound reporting to funders Prepare draft term sheets for negotiating licence deals for review by the Legal Services Unit and Spoor and Fisher, for approval of mandate from the relevant decision-making structures in the Company and negotiating and concluding licence deals within the mandate parameters including supporting the drafting of agreements MANAGEMENT OF COMMERCIAL INNOVATION VENTURES Provide a virtual innovation incubator hub to help inventors create product prototypes and demonstrations by referring them to niche prototype/ demonstration specialists Ensure inventions across the departments are brought to fruition through sound technology transfer identification and support Support successful commercialization outcomes from start-up to the creation of revenue streams Assist with the development of business plans for spinoffs, solicit potential investors into spinoffs, prepare draft term sheets for intellectual property arrangements and/ or shareholder agreements and/ or investment agreements, etc. Interact with the Company's licensees, start-up companies or other commercial partners to monitor performance, track adherence to financial agreements and help solve any arising business issues PROMOTION AND MARKETING OF INNOVATION Create marketing material and presentations for all departments within the Company, explaining and encouraging useable inventions that can be commercialized Build succinct case summaries to help showcase successful innovations Build the Company's reputation by profiling innovation management successes in general and niche media Represent the Company's interests in IP and technology transfer to external organizations PROTECTION OF IP Attract IP disclosures including participation and/ or presentations to the Company, and meetings with HODs, and inventors Manage all aspects of the process for securing statutory protection for specific IP, including prior art searches, freedom to operate investigation, IP due diligence and liaising with the Company's IP Attorneys Spoor and Fisher (or other similar law firms) to execute the best possible IP registration strategy REPORTING All reporting, including to key funding and regulatory bodies, or other stakeholders Meet the reporting requirements of NIPMO (IP1 through to IP9), the TIA Seed Fund, DSI and all technology development funding reporting requirements
Salary: Negotiable

Business Process Specialist Reference No: 1463752152 | Pretoria, South Africa | Posted on: 05 February 2024

Overview / Purpose of the job: Design, implement, maintain, train and continuously improve the organisation’s business processes and functionally own the enabling business process management technologies Min Requirements: Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering or similar Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) experience Microsoft Power Automate experience Experience and advanced expertise in any business formal process modelling tool, such as Visio or Aris, and Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 3 to 5 years practical experience in industrial engineering or similar business process management disciplines Preferred: Microsoft Power Apps and Power BI experience Advanced process automation or analysis experience such as robotis process automation (RPA) or process mining Basic or intermediate SQL Responsibilities: Business process management (BPM) roles, responsibilities, governance and tools ownership Business process landscape maintenance (functional networks) Business process modelling and documentation Coordinate and quality assure process modelling by divisional representatives Business process automation, primarily through workflow Business process performance monitoring and improvement Business process baselining and measuring Business engagement regarding functional capabilities BPM and workflow training development and roll out Integrate company policies, procedures and standards in relevant business processes Quality management systems, assurance and certification (ISO) Workflow system requirements management including functional specifications, testing, training and change management Enterprise digital profile (functional network, organization network, workplace network) system requirements management including functional specifications, testing, training and change management  
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Co-ordinator Reference No: 1704362259 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 05 February 2024

The main role of the incumbant is to respond to requests from the Maintenance Specialist/Maintenance Manager to purchase and obtain the necessary tools, equipment and maintenance material in sufficient quantities and in time for the Maintenance Department to function. To be responsible for the Maintenance Connection system. Minimum Requirements / Experience: Grade 12 / Matric § National Diploma or relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering § 2+ years’ working experience in a maintenance role § Knowledge of the Automotive Industry will be highly advantageous Responsibilities: Maintenance Buying: Receives daily order requirement from Maintenance Specialist Purchasing of maintenance spares / consumables, stock items, machinery, tools and other orders with accredited suppliers at the best possible price and best delivery time Loading of Purchase orders on ERPLX / MINGLE for all departments Maintenance, IT, SHE, Quality, Production Retrieving purchase orders after approval and sending to suppliers via email, print copy with quote and file until invoice is received Ensure orders are delivered on time Checks receipts from suppliers against order Matches delivery note from supplier against invoice Receiving of Invoices on ERPLX / MINGLE – submitting to finance department for payment Equipment and Maintenance Activities; Track and analyse machine performance Implement maintenance strategies Control critical spares inventory Compile corrective action report for machine breakdown Assist in machine breakdowns Updating PM checks Update daily management boards Participate in Annual and weekly Safety, Financial audits. Create preventative maintenance plan for all plant assets Running/Responsible for Maintenance Connection Systems Ensures that material handling equipment in workshop is maintained in safe working order Ensuring that maintenance safety logbooks are kept up to date and arrange for suppliers to do the relevant testing. Arranging 3montly and yearly inspections of all lifting equipment – cranes, slings, racking, pallet jacks and so forth – and all repairs & maintenance on lifting equipment Keeping lifting equipment and safety files up to date and for Audit purposes Create and maintain a maintenance schedule for all the machines. Stock Control: Takes stock of all finished maintenance spares on monthly basis Assisting with stock take when needed on monthly basis Booking out of stock and processing on maintenance sheet and submitting to finance Reconciles stock count with computer stock balances Controlling of stock in stores Ensure that FIFO principles are adhered to Ensures that material and spares are stacked safely and according to safety regulation Create critical spare item masters, link, order and maintain required quantities Time and attendance: Records time and attendance, if required Checking and submitting time sheets for contractors (10 employees) Checking exceptions and approving of hours on SACO for wages maintenance employees Submit hours to wage department & Adorp Blu Checking, Process & submitting of maintenance staff salary staff overtime & petrol claims to Payroll SHE: Ensures housekeeping and safety rules are adhered to Assisting with purchasing of plant PPE Assisting with issuing of PPE to employees Assist in Audits Finance: Maintaining Maintenance expenditure sheet with daily spend for all departments updated daily or when purchase orders are raised – on EXCEL sheet Monthly Maintenance Accruals for all departments on spend sheet – submit to relevant personnel Weekly and Month end reports and forecasts done on Maintenance expenditure and submitting to Maintenance Specialist and Finance department. Opening of New vendor suppliers – loading of documents on share point – Local, Overseas & One time Maintenance Connection: Ensuring system of Maintenance Connection is administrated and updated according to plant requirements
Salary: Negotiable

Logistics Supervisor Reference No: 770669893 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 05 February 2024

The Logistics Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the receipt of goods (inbound) and distribution of goods (outbound)- ensuring that incoming raw materials are efficiently managed & supplied to production and that customer orders are being fulfilled timeously and efficiently. Minimum Requirements / Experience: Grade 12 / Matric National Diploma or relevant qualification in Inventory & Operations Management/ Supply Chain Management. 5+ years’ experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment. Firm grasp / understanding of logistics activities and processes. Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook) Responsibilities: Despatch and Raw Materials Store: Oversee the logging and tracking of required documentation in relation to all applicable deliveries and receipts The safe loading and offloading placement of material on vehicles. Ensure correct deliveries to customers. Report any damages to stock immediately to management. Identify and attend to bottlenecks and escalate to management. Monitor and maintain the Quality Management System within the logistics department. Ensure housekeeping and 5’s is maintained within the Logistics department. Oversee the correct packaging of all finished goods and raw materials Customer Satisfaction: Ensure customer satisfaction through professional and on time deliveries. Communicate with customers and management about delivery times and special requests. Escalate any short deliveries to customers and management immediately. Stock Takes and Cycle Counts: Responsible for the execution of monthly stock takes. Analyse and interpret stock variance reports and highlight non-conformances. Daily cycle counts – analyse SOH report daily and report on variances. Moving Machinery: Daily checks on truck/forklift/stacker inspection reports. Check load tests for lifting equipment. Track license expiry dates for all drivers of moving machinery including license renewals for trucks. FIFO System: Ensure FIFO system is followed in Finished goods and Raw materials stores. Administration: Ensure exceptions are cleared on SACO system weekly. Ensure that employees hours approved are in line with actual hours worked. Assist with the resolution of pay queries. Ensure that daily reports are updated and displayed. People Management: Ensure a safe, secure and legal working environment. Mentor and coach team to promote improved performance levels Ensure discipline is maintained in department (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.) Assist to resolve grievances and disputes Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for improvements.
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Operations Manager (Automotive Logistics) Reference No: 2762732608 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 04 February 2024

Established National Automotive Logistics Company, Is looking for a Technical Operations Manager to join their management team, and lead their operations at the East London site.  Overview of the role:  Responsible for managing and motivating all services’ staff and other personnel. Ensure delivery of a high level, quality service, and on time delivery of service vehicles to ensure growth and expansion to achieve targets.   Minimum requirements: Electronics or Mechanical Trade Test / Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Must have previous OEM production experience. 5+ years working experience in the same or similar position. Ability to effectively communicate at all levels (both internal and external customers) Technical fitment knowledge required. Proven record of planning and executing projects related to operations. Effective management of staff (over 80 employees at 1 site) Effective utilisation of resources to run lean operations. Must have sound computer knowledge and applications at an advance level (Full MS Office Suite)    Responsibilities: Responsible for overseeing the entire CMS Operation: Manage the contract with the client whilst maintaining profitability and productivity in the operations Plan, implement and monitor annual budgets for the entire site, scheduling expenditures, analyzing and reporting on variances and taking appropriate corrective actions to compensate for variances Management of financial and administration requirements Ensure SOPs as well as KPI measures are developed, implemented and adhered to optimize operational functioning Compile various reports including KPI reports monthly and submit these to relevant personnel Ensure CMS maintains sufficient resources to meet customer demands Ensure campaigns and blocks, standardized fitments, INQA reworks and overall inventory (bubble) & WIP management targets are met strictly in accordance with customer scope Ensure operations adhere to SHEQ and ISO standards, 5S and Gemba principles high priority Ensure operations strive to fulfil BBBEE such as procurement and recruitment objectives Ensure to manage CMS workshop (and in-plant areas), Equipment and Storage yard maintenance   Promoting customer relations: Maintain good relationships with external and internal customers and handle any customer complaints according to procedure. Promote interdepartmental cooperation and synergies. Attend and participate in daily morning meetings at Plant level with customer management. Review customer service orders and inspect the quality of technician repairs before the release of vehicles. Develop, implement, and monitor guidelines for working with customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction. To support Contracts Manager to grow Technical Portfolio, to have an entrepreneurial mindset to find new business and act swiftly on projects and spot opportunities.   Manage all productive staff effectively and efficiently: Plan and adjust staff workloads and allocate daily tasks and activities to staff by assigning tasks to match their skills and abilities. Provide advice and technical assistance to team members. Ensure all operations staff adhere to Standard Operating Procedures Ensure all staff are adequately trained in terms of their duties, the use of various products & equipment, aligned with OEM/customer expectations, standards, and requirements. Using the Performance Management system to ensure all staff are appraised on the performance and given sufficient training, coaching, and mentoring where applicable. Ensure all new staff are properly inducted on all matters such as work facilities, policies, procedures, equipment use and job descriptions. Ensure all department employees’ clocking’s are authorized and time sheets are submitted to payroll on a weekly basis Ensure corrective action is taken on employees who do not comply with policies and procedures of the company. To foster a team environment of inclusivity and transparency.   Additional Duties: Ensure the department adheres to ISO 9001 Quality Processes and standards. Ensure the department adheres to ISO 14001 Environmental Processes and standards. Ensure the department adheres to ISO 18001 Health and Safety standards  
Salary: Negotiable

Flying Technician Reference No: 4186229263 | Johannesburg, South Africa | Posted on: 02 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS B.Sc. Electronics or equivalent 3-year tertiary qualification from a recognised tertiary institution Minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience related to mechanical and electrical fault finding and development of technical solutions Previous experience in dealing with automotive product support issues of a technical nature Literature authoring skills in any Windows-based PC language Thorough vehicle product knowledge Knowledge of the Company's group service systems Knowledge of the Company's dealer network Experience with EV and high-voltage systems A good degree of business acumen Ability to listen and communicate effectively at all levels Good written and verbal communication skills at all levels Good negotiation and interpersonal skills; able to deal with conflict constructively Excellent planning and organizing skills, with an organized and methodical approach to tasks Effective problem-solving abilities, combined with logical visual and spatial thinking skills. Ability to analyse data sets effectively High level of detail consciousness/ accuracy High level of energy, enthusiasm and work commitment Self-starter with the ability to work independently to high-quality standards Be willing and able to travel extensively throughout South Africa in the ambit RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, prepare and do technical dealer analysis Flying nationally to repair complex problems to the correct safety and quality standards on vehicles at the Company's dealers Performing root-cause analysis of complex vehicle problems and assisting in developing dealer training content and material to address shortcomings Planning and preparing dealer analysis, identifying weak areas in the Company's dealer network on technical issues and non-conformance to the Company's Service Core Process Ensuring the most economical method of diagnosis and repair is available to the Company's dealer network Assess training needs and recommend actions Analysing technical skills gaps at the dealer and conducting in-house training at the dealer level Analysing tools and equipment status at the dealer level and recommending corrective actions Reporting back to the Company on the technical requirements for its dealer network and recommending specific training programs to address the identified shortcomings Up-skilling the Company's dealer network on the vehicle diagnosis process Developing and implementing a user-friendly feedback loop for guided fault-finding telematic support for the dealer network Liaising between all divisions within the Company Establish a working relationship with the technical support centre and customer interaction centre Implement a process of identifying weak dealers based on the information from TSC and CIC Agree on the dealers that need attention with TSC and CIC Implement regularly scheduled meetings with TSC/ CIC to follow up on actions taken and agree on the next actions Together with TSC/ CIC plan for and ensure that high-profile customer cases are given priority Providing support with the preparation of new model launch vehicles Providing support concerning the repeat repair reduction programme Reporting to the Company's management Implement systems of reporting to the Company's management on dealer network progress and the status on actions conducted by the flying technician Integrate the regional after-sales manager in the dealer visits to ensure that action plans are properly implemented and monitored
Salary: Negotiable

Business Representative Reference No: 1747440798 | Cape Town, South Africa | Posted on: 02 February 2024

To establish new business channels, call on and maintain relationships with existing customers, as well as take ownership of the area of responsibility in the Cape Town region. Company vehicle and fuel - must have a valid driver's licence REQUIREMENTS: Matric / Grade 12 3 year degree/diploma in Management/ Marketing 2-3 years’ experience in a service / relationship management role. Considerable Sales experience. Valid driver’s licence. RESPONSIBILITIES: Achievement of Sales Budget (Revenue, Margin, Units). Support the implementation of the Xpress Stores strategy. Canvassing and opening of new customer accounts based on their viability as future customers. Assist with the credit application process. Provide the customer with stands, P O S material, claims and rotation procedure training. Assist with consignment stock process when required. Update customer database by providing new information regarding new customers and/or updating existing information. Monthly SBO meeting with Regional Manager to feedback status of new business. Monitor monthly sales per customer using the Sales Management process. Buying patterns and volumes (increasing/decreasing/stable number of units) and profitability of customers. The setting up model stocks per customer i e unit mix required and sold. Stock rotation in line with consignment stock/model stock levels. The need for scrap recovery. Customer satisfaction levels through joint visitations with Regional Manager. Appropriate support in master and dynamic route planning in collaboration with warehouse staff and Value logistics. Selling of concepts and ideas to customer such as the Xpress Strategy, routing schedule etc Appropriate links between internal and external customers eg Debtors, customer integration centre, warehousing and the customer). A set daily calling cycle. Introduce new marketing and promotion ideas and assisting the customer in aligning its strategy with that of the Company (marketing strategy). Provide input into the sales budgeting process on an annual basis. Daily extrapolation of sales information from the SAP system to assess actual units against target units and implement a plan of action if necessary. Manage and monitor gross profit on a daily basis and implement action plan if necessary. Provide regular presentations/training to customers on products and pricing to ensure that the customers are kept up to date with technical product changes. Build customer relations by planning, controlling and updating delivery schedules, pricing, customer model stocks. Ascertain whether correct pricing structures are in place at all times. Host regular trade evenings and suitable entertainment in order to promote the product and grow/develop customer relations. Initiate and monitor all promotional activity to develop and grow existing customer base and market share in consultation with the customer and Regional Manager. Respond timeously to all queries raised by customers. Follow up on all cases of dissatisfied customers and ensure that an action plan is implemented to resolve such cases to everyone’s satisfaction. Build and maintain satisfactory working relationships with customer liaison, debtors, warehouse staff and value logistics (customer information centre). Ensure daily and weekly discussions take place with customer liaison (customer interface centre - CIC) and other aforementioned stakeholders to ensure that all customer queries are followed up and satisfactorily resolved. Assist customer liaison department with maintaining customer base by updating customer information when necessary. Provide monthly feedback to the Regional Manager on all activities relating to the customer. Co- responsible with debtors for effective, timeous collection of outstanding debtor’s monies. In collaboration with debtors ensure that all outstanding debtors are less than 45 days at all times Assist debtor’s staff in resolving customer queries. Pro-actively manage customers with potentially high risk for the Company and liaise with debtors in respect of any action planning that needs to be done. Responsible for ensuring that vehicles and other company equipment are maintained in accordance with company policy and procedure. Reduce operational costs by optimizing company resources (cell phone, car etc) and curbing unnecessary expenses. Monitor buying patterns of all customers to assist in the forecasting of stock requirements on a monthly basis. Ensure proper planning and monitoring of consignment stock in line with stock movement Monitor stock rotations and replenish with new stock in need. Assist the customer in managing their own stock levels and mix. Liaise with warehouse on an ongoing basis to ensure optimal availability of stock in an effort to resolve any outstanding queries.
Salary: Negotiable

Credit Controller Reference No: 2756117791 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 02 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS: Diploma in Credit Control / Administration or related fields (NQF 6) Up to 3 years’ experience in Credit Control or in a similar role within a Manufacturing environment Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite; SAP) RESPONSIBILITIES: Credit Administration (65%) Allocates receipts to open items on a specific line-item basis. Performs testing on SAP, when required. Investigates unallocated receipts by liaising with the banks. Performs account reconciliations. Distributes monthly statements. original tax and / or billing documents. Maintains accurate customer master data in the system. Resolves account queries with the customers. Conducts weekly account reviews with the sales representatives. Assists with the process of applying for and maintaining credit limits from insurers. Compliance (15%) Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity  Reports risks or areas of concern to management within area of responsibility. Cost Control (10%) Supports the effective and transparent use of financial and other resources. Customer Service (10%) Maintains effective working relationships with employees and customers to render highest quality of services.  
Salary: Negotiable

Electronic Product Engineer Reference No: 2276460244 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 01 February 2024

REQUIREMENTS National Diploma or higher in Electrical Engineering (excluding heavy current) or Bachelor in Mechatronics Minimum of 3 years experience in vehicle manufacturing or related field with the key focus being vehicle electronics Experienced in and have extensive knowledge of the vehicle production process and the impact of the product on the various processes Experienced in vehicle build processes, specific to assembly, which entails various part supplies, part fitment, electrical components and harness routings Knowledgeable about vehicle electric/ electronic systems (brakes, airbags, lights, etc.) Ability to coordinate and facilitate coaching and training on various levels Ability to work independently, using relevant statistical data during the problem-resolution process Sound and innovative problem-solving skills High analytical skills with creative ability and attention to detail Assertive, able to coordinate and work within a team structure Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently RESPONSIBILITIES Support production and respective Cross-Functional Teams (CFT) in resolving electrical-related failures through the Shop Floor Management (SFM) forums Define, coordinate and implement corrective actions to reduce electrical flow-out and the impact on the CP6 Direct Run rate (DRR) Review action progress, standardization over shifts and the results thereof Advise production and quality departments on product and process deviations, and improvements to be implemented and monitored Monitor CP6 and end-of-line quality results, analyse audit results and implement sustainable containment and corrective actions, ensuring actions that are implemented result in process stability, standard outputs and continuous improvements of processes and product quality Establish and coordinate the implementation of action plans with cross-functional/ departmental teams for product and process improvements Continuously reduce internal and external faults by designing robust processes that provide consistent outputs  
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Product Manager (SAP) x 2 - Remote Reference No: 1523996413 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 01 February 2024

Job Description: The Technical Product Manager builds and maintains relationships with product cluster and business unit leads as well as developing a deep understanding of product requirements and needs. Strategic and tactical management of related products and all technical related deliverables in interaction with Product Cluster Lead, Technical Tool Owner (TTO) and product teams. The Technical Product Manager reports to the IT manager and is the point of contact for technical escalations and operational topics. All activities are to be performed in compliance to the Company’s Integrity & Anti Bribery codes, Conflict of interest policy & S.H.E.Q. requirement and is to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties and to is to report deviations.   Qualification and Experience: NQF 7 - Bachelor's Degree/Advanced Diploma, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Business Administration, Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain or similar qualifications within the automotive industry 3-5 years technical product leadership in cross functional or international project teams; covering multiple products in a specific business unit domain Minimum 5 years practical experience working in complex software engineering or full product lifecycle environments; working in international, cross-functional/matrix and distributed project teams. SAP experience and knowledge of logistical processes   The Job Requirements: Strong personal responsibility, willingness to perform, independence and results orientation. Extensive SAP knowledge and experience Knowledge of the agile SAFe framework and openness to new working models, and in most of all Empowerment, Co-Creation and Agility. Identifying innovation technological trends in the market and opportunities that would support business unit/IT transformational objectives. Experience with cross-functional teams and agile working using DevOps Methodologies Experience in leadership and cooperation in international, cross-functional/matrix and distributed project teams Knowledge of modern system “AR, AI, IoT, RPA, Mobile, and API” and working with Enterprise & Solution Architects   Outputs: Alignment on Product strategy; Timeline Planning for Major Projects / Activities; Defining strategy and relevant period for system performance management activities (such as archiving etc.) Budgeting per Product Cluster per Supplier / Fulfilment Partner Service level management for products according to service agreements with product teams; escalation management of products Ensuring proper delivery of projects within agreed project budget and timelines Proper demand management and tracking of new requests within product team, overview of capacity and assignments within the product team. Must understand and have an overview of capacity and workload for product team. Monitoring the readiness of critical/major incidents feedback in respective forum(s); decision on what is a critical/major incident. • Preparation of the root-cause report in communication with the MB Business Coordination & Tracking of Product / Technical onboarding of new colleagues in Product team Responsible for quality of service by ensuring effective ticket handling and incident management. Self-development: Take personal responsibility for Learning & Development through a process of assessment, reflection & action, including on and/or off the job training, and sharing learnings with team.
Salary: Negotiable

Mechanical Technician (Water Treatement) Reference No: 3378718195 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 31 January 2024

Min Requirements: Completed Mechanical Engineering Qualification (N6 or higher) (advantageous) Pump or motor experience Mechanical skills and/or knowledge Valid Driver’s License Computer Literate: MS Office, Excel incl. MS Project Available to travel to remote sites around the Eastern Cape Supervisory / management experience Responsibilities: Experience with water pump stations/ water treatment works / waste-water treatment works Supervisory / staff management Managing / Supervising within a workshop environment   Competencies: (Knowledge, skills and attributes)   Accurate QA/QC documentation & record keeping Demonstrated knowledge of Industry Standards and Safe Work Practices Strong analytical and problem-solving skills The ability to work unsupervised and be proactive The ability to work alone or as part of a team Excellent communication skills Attention to detail and a strong work ethic An understanding of OH&S requirements Excellent leadership & communication skills Excellent planning & organisational skills  
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Mechatronics Technician Reference No: 1610500821 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 31 January 2024

Responsibilities: Maintain all production machines New installations and commissioning Retrofitting/ upgrading existing machines including commissioning General electrical and electronic repairs Fault finding on break downs in plant Preventative maintenance programs Requirements: 3 Year Mechatronics Diploma or preferably a BTech degree At least 5 years experience in an automation/ mechatronics environment Proficient in Siemens PLC, HMI and drives including servo drives (S7-300/400) and (S7-1200/1500_ Siemens fieldbuses, Profibus and Profinet Delta PLC and HMI, DVP series PLC and DOP HMI Rexroth Servo drives and EMC Festo Servo Drives, EMC and fieldbus pneumatic calves Temperature controllers and thermocouples, industrial sensors and transducers Electrical design with EPLAN electrical P8 or newer (not essential) CNC knowledge (not essential)
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Data Specialist - Remote Reference No: 1482876352 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 31 January 2024

Job Description: Ownership of Outsourced Credit Control’s data and processes including, but not limited to, development, implementation and maintenance of operational and reporting processes. Engaging with business to ensure understanding and compliance with external client requirements. Manage a team of Data Analysts supporting the Outsourced Credit Control team and ensuring deadlines are met. The position reports to the MIS Manager, and has approx.. 2 direct reports.    Education and Experience: Completed Grade 12 Relevant tertiary diploma or degree OR Microsoft MCSD/MCSE 5+ Years Experience in Microsoft SQL Server & MS Visual Studio SSIS, SSAS, SSRS 2-3 Years experience in supervising/managing a team OR Proven Performance as a Data Analyst (taking on extra responsibility, continuously delivering above expectation) Good communication and interpersonal skills   Responsibilities: Understand reporting and operational requirements Develop an understanding of the collections business concepts to be able to match them to appropriate data To estimate development time & report on project progress and planning Writing of Documentation: this includes, but is not limited to the following: Required documents for deploying SSIS and SSAS packages Operational Documentation Help Documentation Develop Technical competence in: SSIS to be able to extract, transform and load information SSAS for the development of cubes. Any other Microsoft Software deemed necessary for reporting Apply all IT requirements in terms of: Database access policies Deployment requirements Development lifecycle policies Development Requirements Develop and maintain live packages to be used in the Outsourced operational collections These can include but are not limited to: Client data transfers (using multiple data tools like SSIS, FTP, SFTP, E4, etc.) Client and performance reporting Ad hoc investigations Communication, Interpersonal Relationships & Leading the Team Own and manage the IT requirements for Outsourced and client integration projects Manage and lead the outsourced data analyst team Build and maintain a good relationships with internal business units To perform any other functions over and above the ones listed as requested by Management
Salary: Negotiable

3 Month Temp Financial Accountant: AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!!! Reference No: 1444916614 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

A Financial Accountant is required to assist with Financial Year End role Requirements: Grade 12 Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Finance / Accounting (B Com Adventageous) Must be willing to start immediately!!! Main role: Assisting Accountant and Financial Manager with Financial duties to be ready to process year end.  
Salary: Negotiable

Commercial Manager – Business Unit Reference No: 2319196481 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

Job Purpose: To manage the Commercial Functions for the Business Unit in line with Divisional objectives. Reporting to the General Manager.   Minimum Qualifications: Matric / Grade 12 Bachelor’s degree in commerce or engineering qualification Chartered Engineer/Accountant or CIMA an advantage Minimum 10 years negotiation experience at a Senior Management/ Executive level   Responsibilities: New Business Acquisition – Growth: Investigate with local OEM future business plans Analyse the Market (Customer, Competitors, trends, etc) and create Cycle Plans Investigate different markets and technologies Develop and coordinate projects to introduce evolutionary new products and new markets Ensure adherence to the acquisition process Coordinate Acquisition’s cross-functional team to deliver on-time and accurate RFQs Monitor Control Sheets and Contribution Statements and control data integrity Ensure compliance to mandated thresholds and make decisions to pitch the best selling prices on Customers’ offers    Key Account Management – Sales, CRM & Profitability (Series & Projects): Ensure that external economic factors – are being tracked and recovered as per agreement with Customers Lead price negotiations to recover impact of external economics/volume/project deviations which are beyond the agreement with Customers Monitor Sales (volumes and revenue) according to the Sales Plan Ensure profitability levels are at the level agreed in the plan or better Support and motivate the KAMs to create CI (Sales and Commerical) ideas Guarantee data integrity on Customer Portals Ensure data integrity of Selling prices and Price matrix in LX Develop long term relationships with the Customers Conduct pro-active customer visits   Sales Planning & Controlling: Keep a deep knowledge and understanding of the market space where the company is present Lead the preparation of the 3rd Party Sales Plan (FC1/FC2/Budget and Strat Plan) – Top Line Manage the preparation of Sales reports (Gross Margin, Flash, Monthly, Cockpit Charts, etc) Lead Inter-company quotation for Non-Wovens Coordinate and approve Inter-company and Joint Venture price calculation for new products and mid cycle adjustments  Compile Monthly Departmental Management and Board reports   People Management: Lead and motivate the Commercial Office – BDMs and Cost Management Accountants Apply the Company Leadership Model and Leadership Principles Ensure that the company performance management tools are applied (AED, Performance Contracts, Potential Assessments, Individual Development Plans, etc) Develop and coach the team Promote an environment of Continuous Improvement and a culture of achievement
Salary: Negotiable

Technical Manager Reference No: 2057959436 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

Job Purpose:Lead the Technical, Engineering, Maintenance and Project Management functions to achieve company objectives. Reporting to:General Manager Educational:• National Diploma or Degree Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering Experiential:• 6-8 years’ experience in a similar role• Experience in Project Management / Quality Management / Engineering Key Performance Areas Business Strategy:• Support in the growth of the business through effective management of projects• Support in the improvement of the business through effective management of continuous improvement plans• Support in the sustainability of the business through effective management of equipment, product validation and controls Management:• Responsible for development of new products and processes• Identify opportunities for improvement with internal and external customers; propose alternative solutions• Contribute to project feasibility, initiation, scope definition and scope change control• Provide Technical support to manufacturing for improvement of production efficiencies, alternate raw materials, technologies and processes• Commission machinery and equipment and validate new products and processes• Conduct research and development of new/existing technologies, products and processes• Support Production in developing best practice methods to improve productivity• Audit processes to ensure compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, and best business practice requirements• Ensure compliance to all legal and statutory requirements.• Develop and execute Continuous Improvement Programs (CIP) with a cost down mind-set and quality focused.• Develop, record and present department specific KPI’s.• Develop and execute departmental training needs analysis. Customer:• Manage and improve relationships with internal and external customers Finance:• Develop department specific budgets and Monitor performance against budget (expense control, variance analysis, corrective actions)• Initiate investment requests for new business, technology, improvement and corrective plans• Conduct project feasibility studies to establish the viability of proposed projects• Participate in the Audit process• Adhere to Financial policies and procedures• Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets)• Detect and prevent fraud• Promote good Corporate Governance SHEQ:• Adhere to and enforce compliance to company SHEQ policy.• Identify potential hazards and critical safety issues in the workplace.• Address workplace hazards and risks immediately• Work safely and use safety equipment.• Comply with the requirements of the Quality Management Systems. Policies and Procedures:• Operate according to standard operating procedures and within the parameters of applicable legislation.
Salary: Negotiable

Production Supervisor Reference No: 136765906 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

The purpose of the job is to supervise, organise, control and lead the safe execution of all activities in the plant production processes and to ensure the achievement of production and quality targets in accordance with production plans. Educational:• National Diploma in Chemical Engineering Experiential:• 3 years’ supervisory experience in an Automotive manufacturing environment. Production Planning:• Schedule and monitor Production activities• Schedule and arrange change-overs according to Production Plans (change-over sequence, tool changes, cutting knives, water jet nests etc.) Production Management:• Maintain manufacturing /production efficiencies• Ensures correct start-up procedures are complied with and that machinery is running at the start of the shift• Balance the production lines (manning levels)• Monitor the achievement of daily production targets• Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems and sub-standard performance• Set up ancillary process equipment for the manufacturing operations• Prepare, set and adjust manufacturing and production machine conditions to achieve output at the correct quality and quantity.• FIRST- OFF Production parts monitored in conjunction with the Quality Assurance dept.• Control the manufacturing/production processes• Adjust and maintain production processes and machinery• Take corrective action where necessary• Responsible for the quality of production. Where there are any quality problems, utilises previous experience as well as the technical expertise of the quality control department and process engineering to resolve problems• Responsible for displaying the latest level of work instructions• Complies with all statutory requirements.• Ensures that all hand tools are in good working condition. Raw Material:• Monitor the level of production material to ensure sufficient material to support production• Supervises monthly stock countsand ensure records are correctly entered• Count stock for integrity checks (check product condition during the count)Material Handling:• Handle and care for materials• Identify rejects and process waste• Report material issues/concerns Maintenance:• Anticipate and troubleshoot machine functionality• Monitor maintenance of manufacturing equipment, tooling and equipment• Inform responsible person/s of equipment/tooling breakdown and raise Job requisitions• Prepare mould changes as required by the production plan, including requisite paperwork• Perform minor machine repairs to reduce machine downtime Contribution Improvement:• Identify opportunities for improvements• Apply continuous improvement principles – eg. kaizen People Management:• Coach and counsel people to ensure improved levels of performance• Ensure discipline is maintained in the department – manage absenteeism, late-coming, overtime, misconducts, etc.• Resolve grievances & disputes• Plan and facilitate on the job training and multi-skilling of production teams on a continuous basis. Motivate production operators continuously of correct work practices and provide on the job training of new production operators• Attend all meetings and training courses as requested.  Ensure all subordinates attend required training courses• Ensure SACO payroll submissions are done accurately and timeously, including clockings and exceptions• Report issues/concerns with the SACO time & attendance system to the Payroll department• Manage Production overtime schedules to ensure compliance with the MIBCO Main Agreement• Report any overtime exemptions (>than 10 hours per week and 60 hours per month) to the HR Department SHE:• Ensure safe working conditions and the application of safe working practices in all areas of the department. Report any unsafe equipment, working conditions and practices to the Production Manager.• Ensure machines and production areas are kept clean and tidy at all times in accordance with good housekeeping principles.• Ensure that all safe working procedures are adhered to by subordinates at all times.• Ensure availability and correct use of protective clothing and equipment• Ensure all safety devices in the plant are operating correctly.
Salary: Negotiable

Production Manager Reference No: 4255389842 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

The purpose of the job is to optimise the CMT, Converting and Fabrication production processes in order to achieve the BU objectives. The incumbent will be reporting to the General Manager. Requirements for Applicants Educational:• Industrial Engineering Experiential:• 5 years’ in Production Management experience Key Performance Areas Associated Tasks Strategy:• Implement new equipment/technology/processes in accordance with the Manufacturing Strategic Plan• Achieve/exceed the annual Manufacturing Operational Plan in accordance to set targets. Planning:• Plan, schedule and monitor production (Sales requirements, stock levels, maintenance requirements, machine changes, etc.)• Approve Production Plans. Production Management:• Monitor plant utilisation and efficiencies and action non-conformances.• Optimise the manufacturing processes and maintain manufacturing efficiencies.• Ensure optimal and efficient use of resources.• Ensure correct start-up procedures are complied with and that machinery is running at the start of the shift.• Balance the production lines (manning levels).• Assist with ad-hoc projects.• Ensure all planned maintenance schedules are adhered to.• Analyse daily variances and identify opportunities for improvements.• Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems and sub-standard performance SHE:• Conduct continuous Risk Assessments in the workplace• Conduct Planned Task Observations in the workplace• Identify potential hazards and critical safety issues in the workplace• Address workplace hazards and risks• Apply safety, health and environment practices and legal requirements when working on machinery and equipment Quality Management System:• Improve employee awareness of Quality Targets and Objectives• Achieve PPM targets• Notify the Quality Department of any non-conformances which may lead to product rejections Policies and Procedures:• Develop and update Manufacturing Policies, Procedures, Protocols, Work Instructions, Codes of Practice, etc. Financial Management:• Provide input into the budgeting process• Monitor performance against budget (expense controls, variances, etc.)• Initiate requests for CAPEX/Disposal/Transfers• Participate in the Audit process• Adhere to Financial Policies and Procedures• Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets)• Detect and prevent fraud• Promote good Corporate Governance People Management:• Ensure an enabling climate / culture• Manage individual, team and departmental performance to achieve organisational objectives• Manage labour complement and stability in line with budget• Participate in the implementation and utilisation of equity related processes• Achieve targets for the Department• Obtain approval for and recruit and select employees in the area of responsibility• Plan, organise and monitor work in own area of responsibility• Compile and update Performance Contracts and Individual Development Plans and facilitate individual career path planning• Determine the training needs of the Department• Conduct Performance Reviews and manage sub-standard performance• Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels• Ensure discipline is maintained in department (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)• Resolve grievances and disputes Materials:• Oversee the monthly stock count activities• Manage cycle counts as per requirement Maintenance:• Implement Planned Maintenance in line with the Planned Maintenance schedule Continuous improvement:• Monitor the implementation of improvement initiatives Reporting:• Compile Production Reports and Performance Graphs
Salary: Negotiable

Junior Area Manager Reference No: 497715857 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 30 January 2024

An established local clothing retailer seeks to employ a Junior Area Manager to join their team. The successful candidate with work with another Area Manager and report to the Owner. Travel will be mostly East London and Border-Kei based, with some travel to Queenstown, Butterworth and Mthatha.   Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 Valid Driver’s License Good staff management experience Understanding retail environment Retail store management experience advantageous   Competencies: High levels of integrity Honesty Trustworthy Applies their mind to solve-problems Business-minded, understand entrepreneurship landscape
Salary: Negotiable

Retail Store Manager Reference No: 1864033695 | Mthatha, South Africa | Posted on: 29 January 2024

This role is based within a local, privately owned Retail company, with its head office based in East London and services branches across East London and the Eastern Cape.    Minimum requirements: Grade 12 / Matric Previous experience within similar role essential Previous experience within retail / clothing environment advantageous   Responsibilities: Managing staff Open / closing the store Cash-ups / Depositing cash Handling queries / stock issues Recruiting, training, supervising and appraising staff Handling store budget Dealing with customer queries and complaints Overseeing pricing and stock control Maximising profitability Setting and meeting sales targets   Reporting to: Owner
Salary: Negotiable

Accountant / Senior Accountant Reference No: 696743437 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 26 January 2024

Minimum Requirements / Experience: Grade 12 Previous experience within a similar role essential Completed BCom Degree (advantageous) Completed articles (advantageous) Previous experience supervising juniors / staff (advantageous) Responsibilities: Monthly cashbook processing and bank reconciliation Month VAT calculations and submissions Monthly SARS / Dept of Labour calculations and submissions Debtors/Creditors reconciliations as required Preparation of annual financial statements for various legal entities Preparation of management accounts Submitting audit documents to SARS for VAT reviews Tax calculations for corporate tax, personal tax and capital gains tax Completing and submitting SARS IT14SD forms Handling audit query responses to SARS for company and personal tax Maintaining fixed asset registers for clients Assisting clients with Pastel queries / processing EMP501 reconciliations for bi-annual and annual submission Populating IRP5/ IT3(a) certificates on SARS Easy-file Calculating workmen’s compensation and submitting annual ROE forms Additional accounting duties as required by clients   Competencies / Skills: MS Office Pastel SARS (Easyfile, E-Filing) Caseware
Salary: Negotiable

Bookkeeper Reference No: 549986415 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 26 January 2024

Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric Completed tertiary in Accounting (highly advantageous) Previous experience within accounting firm environment Solid Pastel knowledge (essential) Caseware knowledge (highly advantageous) Responsibilities: Capturing of cash books and processing up to Trial Balance Drawing up Financial Statements VAT processing and return submissions PAYE returns EMP501 returns Completion of income tax returns Other bookkeeping related duties
Salary: Negotiable

IT Systems Administrator - East London Reference No: 998362672 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 26 January 2024

Job Description: Our client is based in East London with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town is needing to appoint a Systems Administrator to support and maintain their infrastructure. The company has a substantial private sector client base across South Africa and Public Sector projects.   Key Deliverables: Support and maintenance of the Server and virtualised environment. Secondary support and maintenance of the network environment both internally and externally. Maintenance and troubleshooting to guarantee maximum performance.   Education and Experience: Matric / Grade 12 / NQF 4 Completed IT tertiary (NQF 6 or higher) (advantageous) Minimum of 3 years relevant technical experience (essential) VMware knowledge and experience (essential) Azure knowledge and exposure (essential) Certification/ Professional Registration Microsoft Certified Valid Driver’s License   Special requirements: Microsoft Networking Services (Active Directory, DNS, PKI, DHCP) MS Exchange, Office 365 VMware Backup (Veeam, Backup Exec, Net Backup) VMware products Network devices (servers, routers, firewalls) Network administrator tools (WinSCP, Putty, Wireshark) Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)   Technical: Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure Troubleshooting, and problem resolution Technical understanding and proven working experience in terms of setup and configuration of Servers, VMWare and backup software Technical expertise and knowledge with regards to general networking A sound understanding of Windows Server 2012 and up, including: WSUS, File Server, AD, DNS, Exchange server, VMWare 6.5 and up. VEEAM Backup and Replication, including DR configuration, backup jobs and schedules Server and SAN experience – RAID Configurations, LUN configurations, best practise techniques Working knowledge of HP and Dell server platforms Exposure and/or experience with AZURE will be an advantage. Appropriate Certifications with regards to both server and network environment   Responsibilities: Implement, configure, maintain Infrastructure, servers, virtual machines and network systems including the security thereof. Provide Technical Support to both internal and external clients Recommend Solutions, evaluate industry trends and assist in implementing standards and best practices. Create technical documentation for processes, procedures, changes, upgrades and implementation plans and reports to management Monitoring computer systems to identify how performance can be improved and to solve issues and problems ensuring high availability and security Implement, maintain and support cloud-based systems including Azure. Provide technical support for internal Systems and Email.  
Salary: Negotiable

Warehouse Supervisor Reference No: 327040831 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 25 January 2024

Purpose of the role: To oversee all aspects of the Warehouse: stock control, line supply, discipline, safety,5S. Mange at staff of ± 10 Minimum Requirements / Experience: Grade 12 Relevant short-course / certificate in Logistics (advantageous) Automotive warehouse experience (essential) 5+ years warehouse / logistics experience 3+ years Supervisory experience SAP system knowledge Excel knowledge 5S, Safety, JIT/JIS, disciplinary knowledge   Responsibilities: Maintaining good controls to ensure stock accuracy and MRP system integrity Ensuring FIFO principles are maintained Ensuring roles and responsibilities within his area of responsibility is maintained Ensure safety is maintained and that all safety requirements in the workplace are adhered to Conduct and review risk assessments Ensure that 5S is maintained Ensure that moving equipment is maintained and used correctly in the plant Support all cycle count activities in the warehouse and plant Ensure that all stock discrepancies are investigated and root causes documented and corrected Co-ordination of stocktake preparation for bi-annual wall to wall Responsible for maintaining and enforcing discipline within their area of responsibility Competencies / Skills: High degree of accuracy and attention to detail Able to work independently Good communicator
Salary: Negotiable

Plant Engineer (Electrical Engineering) Reference No: 1798795852 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 25 January 2024

Department: ManufacturingReporting To: Manufacturing Director Purpose of the Job: Ensure maximum uptime of plant and equipment and services with effective costing and compliance with all safety regulations for plants. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Coordinate the activities of all manufacturing services and maintenance at the facility.• Ensure the achievement of the overall objectives of manufacturing services and maintenance of the facilities.• Project management including but not limited to the commissioning of new equipment.• Preparation and management of annual budgets.• Implementation and management of a structured planned maintenance system.• Management of contractors.• Formulate and manage a five (5) year rolling capital and maintenance plan in line with the manufacturing strategy.• Ensure breakdown presence on the floor to understand the root cause of the downtimes and implement corrective actions as necessary.• All GMR (2) responsibilities including root cause analyses and investigation of incidents.• Ensure compliance with the relevant legislation including environmental and local by-laws.• Compliance with the Health & Safety including OSH Act and statutory requirements.• Participate in the implementation of the energy management system according to ISO 50001.• Participation in the definition of new energy-related corporate goals and the program of actions.• Co-ordination of the local energy projects.• Implementation of cost down projects.• Evaluation of staff key performance areas (KPIs).• Responsible for Security Services. Minimum Requirements:• 6 - 10 years plant engineering-related experience.• Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering.• Government Certificate of Competency (Factories) – Electrical.• Project management skills. Advantageous: JDE.• Previous GMR (2) Appointment and Responsibility.• Advantageous: Project management qualification and Certified Energy Manager certification.• Sound knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power-point and Projects).
Salary: Negotiable

Production Manager - Milk Processing Reference No: 342295467 | Queenstown, South Africa | Posted on: 24 January 2024

Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of the Milk Production and Processing facility, inclusive of formulating and implementing SOP’s, managing daily operations and full utilisation of plant equipment, raw material as well as people management. In addition, to ensure that the plant is maintained in accordance with an approved maintenance programme, including legal and mandatory requirements. Role Requirements Grade 12/ matric and/or equivalent. National Diploma / Degree and/or equivalent in Production Management / Dairy Manufacturing. At least 5 years’ experience within a Dairy Manufacturing environment and/or Fresh Milk Processing and/ or FMCG (cold chain) environment. Experience in Processed Cheese and/or Butter Production is advantageous. At least 3 years’ experience managing and leading a team towards high-performance. Valid Driver’s license, code 08 (EB). Proficient in all MS Office applications, experience on NAV advantageous. Strong communication skills and change management capabilities. Good attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong administrative and organisational skills, including project management. Ability to effectively adapt to change and work in other areas as instructed Key Performance Areas: Ensure optimal production efficiencies and effectiveness by overseeing the Production Team and processes in line with agreed standard operating procedures, food, health and safety requirements, as well as cost and quality requirements. Ensure cost effective production through planning, organising, and managing the function to support optimal production in line with the designed capacity of the plant, agreed budget, resource plans and targets. Coordinate and control manufacturing processes and the maintenance on the equipment and machinery. Accountable and responsible for Manufacturing performance and production outputs and efficient material usage. Capacity and factory planning. Staff management, including supervision, training, and creating a high-performance team. Cost and budgetary management and control. Ensure full statutory compliance to all health and safety and food safety requirements, in line with the relevan standards and SOP’s by ensuring training of relevant persons, audits and corrective active of all findings in collaboration with the Compliance team. In depth knowledge and the assurance of GMP, HACCP, TACCP, FSSC22000, OHS and affiliated legal compliance framework requirements.
Salary: Negotiable

Junior Developer (SQL Programmer) - Remote - East London Reference No: 4027124793 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 23 January 2024

Job Description: Education and Experience: Completed Grade 12 and relevant tertiary (NQF 6 or higher) 2+ years solid development experience using C#, MVC, ASP.Net, MS-SQL (stored procedures, functions, views, T-SQL (CRUD), creating new tables, indexing. Must be able to debug SP’s). Service layer: creating and maintaining WCF services, webservices, API's. Knowledge of SSIS and SSRS will be advantageous.   Responsibilities: Resolving of bugs in existing software Development of additional features to be added to existing software Fault Finding and Testing   New Systems Development Database development Service Layer Development Front end Development Report Development Unit Test Development Backend Process Development Dev Testing TFS: Source Control   Functional Design and Documentation Functional Requirements Gathering Functional Design Documentation Operational Documentation Help Documentation   Project and Team Management To Estimate Development Time & Report on project progress and planning Meet milestones Performing Code Reviews (SQL) Obtaining Feedback from users   Competencies / Skills: Effective Communication Skills: Ability to clearly convey ideas and technical information to both technical and non-technical team members, ensuring mutual understanding and collaboration. Problem-Solving Abilities: Skilled in identifying, analyzing, and creatively solving problems, contributing to effective solutions in a dynamic development environment. Adaptability: Quick to adapt to new technologies and changing project requirements, maintaining productivity and a positive attitude in a fast-paced setting. Eagerness to Learn: Demonstrates a strong willingness to continuously learn and assimilate new concepts, technologies, and methodologies, contributing to personal and team growth. Team Collaboration: Works effectively in a team setting, offering support to colleagues and actively seeking input to improve collective outcomes and foster a cooperative work environment.
Salary: Negotiable

IT Technician Reference No: 2078638499 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 23 January 2024

Education and Experience: Certificate in Information Technology or related fields (NQF 5) Diploma in Information Technology or related fields (NQF 6) Microsoft MCSE, CompTIA Certifications like Networking+, Security+ CISCO CCNA, VMWARE CERTIFICATIONS IT related certifications 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology. WAN, LAN, Wifi, Virtualized environments, Windows Active Directory, Microsoft 365 platform, end user support, and general IT systems support Firewalls, VOIP, Routers, Switches, Cables etc.   System and Network Skills: Office 365 and MS Office 2016 – 2021 Windows Server 2008 - 2019 Diagnoses/Administration/Setup. Microsoft 365 Cloud Dashboard Administration. Active Directory Sage 300 Cherwell Incident Management System IOWA Call Management systems CRM Network Diagnoses and Planning. Server Hardware. Veeam Windows DNS Servers Microsoft Exchange Admin/Diagnoses/reading of logs. Good Technical understanding of both Local and Wide area networking Networking VOIP WS 2012/2016/2019 R2, DNS, AD, DHCP, DC, WSUS, Roaming Profiles, Group Policy, Print Server, Enterprise Anti-Virus software. TeamViewer and AnyDesk.   Duties and Responsibilities: Implement Infrastructure, servers, virtual machines (VMware) Configuration Management of storage Security settings Perform Maintenance Proactively design and install upgrades, releases, and application patches, update drivers, servers, and firmware with newer technology. Monitor client and inhouse systems / identify problem areas. Provide Technical Support to both internal and external clients Recommend Solutions Planning infrastructures.
Salary: Negotiable

Practice Manager/ Administration Manager (AM) Reference No: 279387301 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 22 January 2024

REQUIREMENTS MBA, Business Administration, Business Degree 7+ years of experience Able to carry out multiple complex tasks simultaneously Able to make decisions with limited information Able to handle high-complexity instructions RESPONSIBILITIES Human resources management IT services management Marketing, brand management and public relations/ social media Legal compliance Company secretarial function Facilities management General operations Business development Supervision of subordinates Project management and excellent interpersonal skills
Salary: Negotiable

Warehouse Manager: Inbound Reference No: 587884924 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 22 January 2024

REQUIREMENTS Grade 12 and/ or equivalent A relevant Diploma/ Degree in Logistics/ Warehousing At least 5 years of experience in applying job-related concepts, techniques, and processes Strong decision-making, problem-solving and people-management skills Planning and organisation skills to effectively manage the flow of stock Attention to detail RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain a service level to internal and external customers above 98% Manage and direct all warehouse operations in line with GWP (Good Warehouse Practices) Ensure inventory levels are accurate by conducting physical counts in line with business requirements and balancing them back to the ERP system, Navision Maintain stock count variances in line with agreed targets Reduce waste and obsolete stock as a result of poor stock rotation, to below-budget guidelines Monitor inventory levels to ensure there is sufficient stock to maintain a 99.5% service level to production and communicate risks with the procurement department Monitor the stock on hand to ensure it is sufficient for production Monitor the stock of various chemicals and other consumables (PPE, diesel) Classify stock according to their status and manage accordingly (on hold/ restricted) Ensure packaging material stock levels are per the production plan Check the delivery process on Navision and return faulty stock to the supplier Ensure compliance with stock rotation principles and cold chain distribution Ensure that the equipment used is well maintained and fit for purpose Manage the FBCC ordering process and ensure transport availability Coach, manage and develop warehouse staff Ensure that staff comply with Health and Safety rules and regulations Ensure that the area is clean and tidy to aid operational efficiency
Salary: Negotiable

Automotive Machinist Reference No: 1769950197 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 19 January 2024

PURPOSE: To perform a variety of machining operations on engines and engine components of used vehicles. Roles, duties & Responsibilities Able to grind and measure Cranks. Able to re-bore and measure Cranks. Able to re-sleeve Cylinder Block. Able to work with mic's to measure. Able to work out clearances on Cylinder Block when re-boring is done. Recon Cylinder Heads Welding Tig & Mig Operate Milling machine or surface Operate griding machine Operate Lathe machine Operate reboring machine Operate Crankshaft machine advantageous Knowledge, skills, Experience, Minimum Qualifications and Personal Attributes Minimum Requirements:   N3-N6 equivalent with Trade Certificate - Fitter and / or Turner, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Grade 12 or Mechanical NTC3 qualification. Minimum 3-5 Years’ experience as an Automotive Machinist Experience in Cylinder Head reconditioning Knowledge of safety standards Diagnostic and fault-finding skills Driver’s license and car Ability to work under pressure and display good attention to detail. Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in using various machine tools and measuring instruments. Good communication and teamwork skills. Must be self-motivated, innovative, and able to work without or limited supervision. Must be willing and able to work shifts and overtime when required.
Salary: Negotiable

Accountant / Senior Accountant Reference No: 3001021967 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 19 January 2024

Minimum Requirements / Experience: Grade 12 Previous experience within a similar role essential Completed BCom Degree (advantageous) Completed articles (advantageous) Previous experience supervising juniors / staff (advantageous) Responsibilities: Monthly cashbook processing and bank reconciliation Month VAT calculations and submissions Monthly SARS / Dept of Labour calculations and submissions Debtors/Creditors reconciliations as required Preparation of annual financial statements for various legal entities Preparation of management accounts Submitting audit documents to SARS for VAT reviews Tax calculations for corporate tax, personal tax and capital gains tax Completing and submitting SARS IT14SD forms Handling audit query responses to SARS for company and personal tax Maintaining fixed asset registers for clients Assisting clients with Pastel queries / processing EMP501 reconciliations for bi-annual and annual submission Populating IRP5/ IT3(a) certificates on SARS Easy-file Calculating workmen’s compensation and submitting annual ROE forms Additional accounting duties as required by clients Competencies / Skills: MS Office Pastel SARS (Easyfile, E-Filing) Caseware  
Salary: Negotiable

Branch Manager Reference No: 3380201988 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 19 January 2024

Min Requirements: Matric Relevant tertiary qualification Microsoft Office Valid Drivers license Office Automation experience preferred 5+ years Office, Building, Staff and Client Management experience   Responsibilities: Support and Manage the Sales Department Ensure sales department profitability General office and building management Staff attendance, punctuality and performance Oversee technical and admin departments KPI’s Manage any customer frustrations and expectation management Escalate any unresolved issues to Directors within 48 hours Ensure any repeated technical faults are personally addressed with customers   Competencies: (Knowledge, skills and attributes) Reliable, responsible and mature person Attention to detail and a strong work ethic Excellent leadership and communication skills Excellent planning and organisational skills Well presented and professional mannerism  
Salary: Negotiable

Certified Energy & Continuous Improvement Manager Reference No: 2019600832 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 17 January 2024

Department: ManufacturingReporting To: Manufacturing Director Purpose of the Job: To monitor and manage the energy efficiency of the organization by implementing conservation measures, monitor energy consumption, assess business decisions for sustainability and seek out opportunities for increasing energy efficiency. Develop and monitor improvement processes andperformance within their organization Energy Management:• Develop and Implement Energy-Saving Strategies.• Implement energy-related cost-saving measures.• Calculate the budget, project energy savings, and identify the goals for each project.• Calculating current energy costs as well as the potential savings of upcoming projects.• Prepare budget reports and cost estimates.• Devise a strategy for reducing energy costs and environmental impact.• Coordinate Sustainability Programmes, including committees, ESG reporting and Sustainable Development Activities.• Ensure achievement and compliance with ISO 50001 certification.• Coordinate Management reviews for Energy Management Systems.• Coordinate energy committee and energy champions.• Develop a programme of energy-saving projects.• Maintain a register of energy-saving opportunities.• Keep abreast of potential energy and water saving products.• Collect and collate demand profile data from electricity suppliers and corresponding data for fuel consumption.• Conduct or arrange energy audits and surveys, performance tests and investigations.• Collate comparative data and yardstick figures for benchmarking purposes.• Participate in energy benchmarking groups.  Provide training on Energy Saving, Energy Management & Improving the Use of Energy & Resources for all plants.• Perform Energy Audits at various facilities for energy efficiencies.• Create and oversee the implementation of short and long-term projects and strategies that increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize unnecessary consumption.• Carbon footprint reduction initiatives.• Help the Energy Team to identify progress and setbacks at each plant.• Provides technical analysis/review for energy projects and project risk assessment.• Identify and establish working relationships with all engineering departments to execute energy recommendations.• Member of Group sustainability working group Continuous Improvement (CI):• Analyzing company processes and procedures.• Developing process enhancement strategies.• Establishing norms and standards of company performance.• Collaborating with other stakeholders to enhance productivity and staff satisfaction.• Communicating ideas and opinions to other members of management.• Training, mentoring, and guiding team members in new processes.• Staying up to date with developments in management and process optimization.• Handle in-house training on CI tools and methodologies and guide employees.• Support CI initiatives and company teams post event for completing action items.• Perform postmortem meetings after events and address to-do list items.• Provide weekly report on company activities to director of continuous improvement and management team.• Create periodic format presentations on company implementation progress to management.• Offer technical expertise to the company on statistics, Six Sigma methodology, tools and practices.• Assist departmental improvements.• Set up standard work on best practices and update system on identified enhancements.• Lead company’s Continuous Improvement Program Review company’s business processes for enhancing effectiveness and benchmark with Industry Best Practice.• Lead continuous improvement project teams on strategic projects within plant operations.• Assess processes with set up continuous improvement techniques for performance optimization.• Lead team meetings, document clear actions and enable timeline achievement.• Handle information with parties during feedback sharing and drive enhancements.• Train and mentor on Lean concepts to employees throughout the organization. Education:  Skills:•Ability to read, analyse, and interpret plans, specifications, contract documents, control drawings, service bulletins, technical procedure manuals, equipment specifications, and governmental regulations.• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.• Knowledge and experience with HVAC, control, electrical systems and proficiency with energy analysis tools.• A strategic and analytical mindset.• An excellent communicator with top-notch presentation skills.• Dynamic thinking and problem-solving abilities.• Confidence in your abilities to lead organizational change.• Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Business Process Improvement, Change Management, 5S and Kaizen.• Strong communication skills (verbal & written). Proficient in English, strong numeric and business acumen.   Qualifications and Experience: Minimum of 5 – 8 Manufacturing and Environment Experience in Energy and /or Continuous Improvement. Must have an Engineering Qualification [diploma/degree]-preferably Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial. Certified Energy Manager [CEM]-qualification, or Certified Energy Auditor [CEA]-will be greatly beneficial. ISO 50001 implementation and certification. Including Auditing and Identifying Opportunities. Experience with similar management systems would be beneficial. [ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, IATF 16949 etc.] Results driven and a good understanding of Value Chain Operations Excellence Lean Manufacturing, Process Control and Optimization Concepts such as Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, TQM/TPM etc. Sound knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power-point and Projects)
Salary: Negotiable

Plant Accountant Reference No: 1270663477 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 17 January 2024

The Main Purpose of Role is to support the Plant Financial Controller in controlling all plant costs and internal controls, compiling the annual budgets / forecasts and ensuring that all plant statutory reporting requirements are met. Working closely with the Senior Operational and Commercial Management to ensure that the plant remains profitable and drive cost savings through economic efficiency. Main Functions and Duties: Control of Stock holding: Ensure the correct level of stock is held for the business requirements and the accounting is accurate and Change Control: Review and approval of purchase price, BOM and standard costs Develop reporting systems to communicate impact of changes Standard Costs: Understand and maintain standard costing for existing parts. Assist in the development of reporting systems to communicate financial margins at part, commodity and vehicle level Launch costs: Control and report all plant launch costs. Work with launch team to prepare annual launch forecast P&L responsibility: Full responsibility for specific P&L lines Monthly forecasting: Assist in Plant monthly forecasting Month End procedures: Journal preparation, P&L and Balance Sheet analysis during 3 day Balance Sheet reconciliation Balance Sheet: ensure balance sheet integrity (including Fixed Asset Register) Corporate reporting: Assist in the completion of monthly management information pack including Support Plant Controller on other reports required for monthly management pack. Inventory analysis: Critical review of inventory profile and Detailed analysis and review of scrap entries. Control:- Monthly review of AP and AR ledgers to ensure accuracy and Reporting/Forecasting: Liaise with purchasing re control and forecast of P Saves and Purchase Economics, prepare monthly reports for group Accounting: Sole control for accounting and reporting. Reporting: Daily reporting on sales and scrap for the Supervision: Support and provide guidance to other finance team members on daily HSE: Ensure that all HSE policies and procedures are adhered to at all APDP: Understanding on the program and constantly keep up to date with any new development Declarations: Submission of yearly, annual declaration and maintaining adequate data and assist in developing systems to keep Tax: to be able to prepare VAT, EMP 201 and provide any tax support as required by the plant controller Customs: Basic understanding of customs and requirement applicable to the entity including managing a Payments : Prepare local and foreign Accounts payable : Process all eligible invoices and follow up on any queries Qualification Requirements: BCom Accounting Degree/ Diploma or equivalent/CIMA Accounting Experience working in Manufacturing with ERP experience of standard cost and BOM Confident with strong Interpersonal, influencing and communication skills Hands-on approach Highly flexible and adaptable with the ability to work as an individual or as part of a team and to work on their own initiative when required. High standard of Excel skills Skills & Experience: Automotive Manufacturing experience Understanding of ISO9001 AS400 (System21) or similar operating ERP experience Hyperion experience Experience of SOX Internal Audit procedures QAD
Salary: R30000 to R40000

Plant Manager Reference No: 3933359759 | Pretoria, South Africa | Posted on: 16 January 2024

Overview: An established and growing Automotive Manufacturing Group, supplying various OEMs in the country, is looking for suitably quailified and experienced candidates to take on their Senior Management role of Plant Manager.  The role is based at one of their manufacturing plants in Rosslyn, Pretoria.    Minimum requirements:  Completed Grade 12 / Matric Completed Tertiary Qualification in: Commerce, Science, Engineering or other, relevant to Manufacturing and/or Automotive Manufacturing at NQF 6 level (NQF 7 advantageous) 5+ years Senior Management experience in the Automotive industry Must have understanding of income statement, balance sheet and financial ratios. Understanding of Lean manufacturing principals to ensure good management of the Process Engineering department. Good technical aptitude to ensure management of the Maintenance department.   Responsibilities:  Develop plant medium to long term Manufacturing Strategy and operational plans Align plant Manufacturing Strategy to the overall business strategy Provide Strategic and Change Leadership to the Manufacturing Function and Teams Implement new equipment/technology/processes in accordance with the Manufacturing Strategic Plan Achieve/exceed the annual Manufacturing Operational Plan in accordance to set targets Establish Best Practices for plant utilisation and efficiencies Ensure the optimal and efficient use of resources Manage plant projects Analyse and interpret Production statistics/data in order to identify opportunities for improvements Oversee the activities of all contractors in the plant Project Management of run in, run out of models/business projects Ensuring plant readiness for implementation of new business project Keep up to date with latest trends and developments in manufacturing technologies Benchmark plant processes against Best Practices Monitor competitors activities and identify opportunities for improvements Maintain IATF 16949 accreditation Improve employee’s awareness within the department of Quality Targets and Objectives Achieve PPM targets Conduct continuous Risk Assessments in the workplace Conduct Planned Task Observations in the workplace Identify potential hazards and critical safety issues in the workplace Address workplace hazards and risks Apply safety, health and environment practices and legal requirements when working on machines and equipment Maintain ISO1 4001/ISO 4500 accreditation Provide input into the budget process Monitor performance against budget (expense controls, variances, etc.) Initiate requests for CAPEX/Disposal/Transfers Participate in the Audit process Adhere to Financial Policies and Procedures Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets) Detect and prevent fraud Promote good Corporate Governance
Salary: Negotiable

Pattern Maker Reference No: 1839101692 | Dimbaza, South Africa | Posted on: 16 January 2024

Minimum Requirements: Matric/ Grade12 or any equivalent qualification 3+years' experience Patterns / Markers / Lectra / Samples Experience with the Lectra program (Highly Advantageous)   Duties/ Responsibilities: Make sure all trims needed are on hand Ensure that your maker/pattern is cut correctly Have preproduction meetings with your sample line Ask questions – you must be 100% sure of the style / requirements Make sure the highest quality is met Meet deadlines (this is discussed with you when issued sample cutsheets)   New styles: Working off a complete garment Make a complete pattern – all parts Mock sew up, test all parts Document rating   New variation: Work off existing pattern Add variants for different styles Mock sew up, test all parts   Load/plot patterns on to lectra system: Modify pattern pieces Load grading Test all parts Test all sizes   Lectra system: Do adjustments on system – any spec changes needed Design corrections (if needed check with production managers) Collar fit Back rise curve Arm hole adjustments, etc. Review all sizing specifications on file / document all sizing specifications for all styles used Measurements needed for quality checking during production Document all style ratings Checking / providing any pattern piece measurements needed On going: Review patterns on system Review styles Check with production floor of any pattern piece issues Correct notch and drill hole positions Correct panels on variants Button stands Yoke facings, etc. Correct tape positions Review / create – items that are needed on production floor: Pocket press markers Pocket position indicators on special orders Special branding positions needed before production Button / button hole / press stud positions Any other style detail needed by line/production managers   Markers sent to cutting room: Review/ check and keep record of fabric utilization for each cutsheet Check and make sure that the marker/s printed has all pieces required as per styleand special instructions stated on cutsheet Check cutting ratio, make sure pattern bodies are at optimal capacity and markersneeded are at a minimum Check and make sure that the cutsheet is being covered correctly as to thesize/units required Samples: Adjust / design new patterns to meet sample / customer requirements Always check / change construction of garment to meet production needs – keepingthe customers / sample style. Make sure that fabric used is: Correct quality, finish, and shade That the fabric used is a stock item or has already been specially arranged   Communication: Meetings are held every morning – update on all pattern/order issues and samples Follow up meetings later in the day – any issues are raised and delt with
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Technician Reference No: 2918958315 | Pretoria, South Africa | Posted on: 12 January 2024

Minimum Requirements: Matric/ Grade 12 or Equivalent Certification as Qualified Millwright Experience as a Qualified Tradesman, preferably in automotive sector Experienced in Electrical, Hydraulics and Pneumatics Understand and read electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and drawings Experience in mechatronics   Duties and Responsibilities: Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic planned and preventative maintenance and repairs to machinery and equipment, including plant as required Execution of planned and preventative maintenance and repairs on machinery, equipment, and plant in accordance with maintenance plan Report deterioration and excessive wear and tear on machinery, equipment and plant that requires major repairs to be carried out Report all delays that cannot be completed in the planned time frame due to addition faults and problems identified during the maintenance or repairs to the machine or equipment Assist with the manufacturing, refurbishment or modification to existing machinery and equipment as required Assist with the installation and commissioning of refurbished, modified or new machines, as required Abide by safety rules and regulations at all times  
Salary: Negotiable

Process Engineer (Controls Engineer) Reference No: 3679952782 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2024

Duties and Responsibilities Pro-active and continuous assembly line improvement through monitoring, evaluation and change implementation (SPC; Cycle Time)Provide training and support to plant operating staff to ensure compliance with processes and to improve fault finding on equipment.Monitor and action production line concerns daily (outcomes of SFM)Problem solving, corrective and preventive actions documented and implemented. (repeat machine failures; FMEA; Control Plan; 8D; A3)Liaise with production, quality, process and suppliers to resolve engineering, design and process problems timeouslyNew equipment planning, installation and commissioning and process change implementationAssist with customer concerns and product, process and system auditsAssist with urgent machine or equipment breakdowns that will lead to customer line stoppages.Ensure correct functioning and safe working of machinery and equipment after area completion of any changes before hand over to Production.Support emergency demands and after hours work as may be required Minimum Requirements NDIP Electrical Engineering or Mechatronic EngineeringMin 3 years automation or automotive experienceKnowledge of and working experience with: Wincc, Kuka Robotics, Industrial networking, and Electrical and PneumaticsAbility to read E-planOther technologies knowledge beneficial: Bosch tightening systems; Kistler press systems; vision systems; safety systemsCandidate to have a hands-on and pro-active approach and ability and willingness to learn
Salary: Negotiable

Deputy Plant Controller (Pretoria) Reference No: 3136508711 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 11 January 2024

REQUIREMENTS: Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters degree in Finance Experience in financial controlling, preferably within automotive / industrial environment Computer literate and good knowledge of IT systems Solid accounting knowledge Strong teamwork  RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure compliance to all financial procedures Develop, execute and control internal finance procedures including spending authorization in accordance with Group procedures and policies Ensure site activities are compliant with company finance related procedures (product flow, inventory, routings) and internal control basics Provide reliable financial / controlling information Participate in financial forecasting processes, providing data for budget, periodic forecast, … Collect and manage data consolidation and reporting, ensuring reliability, consistency, transparency and delay compliance Update information into the ERP System Ensure reliability of standard costing Contribute to controlling analysis including variance analysis/standard costs, margin/programs, plant budgetary control … Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining/providing proper finance information Contribute to the control and management of the plant’s operating cashflow (capex, inventories, overdues)  
Salary: Negotiable

Fitter Reference No: 2817538485 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 09 January 2024

THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION - ONLY IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 with Maths and Science Trade Tested Fitter Engineering qualification Electrical or mechanical engineering 5+ years’ experience   Responsibilities: To conduct mechanical maintenance and repairs on plant and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. The position reports to the Maintenance Specialist. Receive Maintenance Schedules, plan and execute before they expire. Interpret instructions and plan maintenance and repair work Inspect the tooling and determine spares and consumables requirements Generate Job Requisitions for scheduled maintenance work (type of repair or maintenance, spares, quantities, time, etc.) Transport tools, equipment and spares to the work site Isolate equipment, perform lockouts, complete the LOTO register and make the work area safe Complete the Contractors Permit to Work prior to contractors commencing with work on site. Conduct Preventive Maintenance activities Perform change overs in the production environment Count stock for a Stock Take integrity check (check spares condition during the count) All Scheduled Maintenance shall be recorded (Opened and Closed) to the Maintenance Connection system IN TIME to aid in pro-longing equipment life and prevent Unplanned Maintenance. Housekeeping: Keep Workshop and work area clean and maintain or improve on 5S standards. Perform Plant start-ups. Plan plant start-up well in advance of planned production starting time to ensure the plant is ready for production. If unsure, ask. Track and record personal daily hours to ensure the KPA – Artisan Utilization of ? 75% is achieved. Attend to machine breakdowns of a mechanical nature for all equipment under engineering functional control. Update the responsible person on progress of repairs Escalate a problem/breakdown to the next level if it cannot be resolved successfully All Breakdowns shall be recorded (Opened and Closed) to the Maintenance Connection system to aid in determining the root cause and to accurately calculate KPI and artisan utilisation data. Perform routine maintenance Align machines and equipment Diagnose and repair faults on equipment and machinery during production/operation Commission and refurbish machines / equipment Operate and monitor a drilling machine to produce simple components Operate and monitor a lathe to produce simple components Operate and monitor a milling machine to produce simple components Operate and monitor a surface grinding machine to produce simple components Perform basic and MIG/TIG welding of metals Grind tools and drill bits Maintain mechanical equipment (indirect and direct drives, pipe systems, static seals, bearings, brakes and clutches, direct drives, dynamic seals, heat exchangers and pressure vessels, lubricating systems, pumps, conveyor systems, compressors, fluid power/pneumatic/vacuum systems, gearboxes, safety valves)  
Salary: Negotiable

Production Manager Reference No: 3616879778 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 09 January 2024

Job Description: The incumbent will be managing the daily production operations in a large organization and large sized plant ensuring high efficiency levels. Plans, organizes, and directs the manufacturing operation to ensure the most effective return on assets and obtainment of production schedules and overall business objectives. Minimum Requirements: Degree/Diploma with qualification in Production or Engineering 8+ years Managerial experience in a highly pressured production environment Computer literate   Responsibilities: Ensure raw material and equipment availability, efficient (OEE) processing of the material into finished product and on-time delivery (Just in Sequence) to the customer Ensure that product quality standards are met and comply to all legal regulations Responsible for all direct and indirect work sequences in own area Regular liaison with the Customer regarding expectations and performance Ensure that business operating systems and standards are adhered to as identified by the Quality Department Consult daily with other departmental heads to ensure smooth work sequences in all shifts Manage personnel goals against respective KPI’s Recommend new procedures and processes to improve quality and quantity and reduce production costs Consult regularly with HR and join Union/Shop Steward Meetings Plan development of respective employees to improve their performance and reach their personal goals Develop succession plans for key positions in departments of responsibility Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to Coordinate and lead activities in servicing, machinery, systems/equipment, facilities Ensure on time compilation and reporting on daily, weekly, and monthly performance   Key Skills and Expertise: Previous experience in JIT/ JIS facility will be an advantage Strong Technical background will be an advantage Planning, organizing, controlling skills Critical thinking and innovation Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Decision making/problem solving skills and ability to cope with stressful situations Conflict handling and dispute resolutions skills
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Bookkeeper Reference No: 3186935877 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 08 January 2024

An established Accounting Firm is seeking to employ a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team!   Minimum requirements:  Grade 12 Completed BCom Degree (advantageous) Completed articles (advantageous) Previous experience within a similar role (highly advantageous) Strong Pastel knowledge/experience   Responsibilities: Monthly cashbook processing and bank reconciliation Month VAT calculations and submissions Monthly SARS / Dept of Labour calculations and submissions Debtors/Creditors reconciliations as required Preparation of annual financial statements for various legal entities Preparation of management accounts Submitting audit documents to SARS for VAT reviews Tax calculations for corporate tax, personal tax and capital gains tax Completing and submitting SARS IT14SD forms Handling audit query responses to SARS for company and personal tax Maintaining fixed asset registers for clients Assisting clients with Pastel queries/processing EMP501 reconciliations for bi-annual and annual submission Populating IRP5/ IT3(a) certificates on SARS Easy-file Calculating workmen’s compensation and submitting annual ROE forms Additional accounting duties as required by clients   Competencies / Skills: MS Office Pastel SARS (Easyfile, E-filing) (advantageous) Caseware (advantageous)
Salary: Negotiable

Depot Supervisor Reference No: 2767284596 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 19 December 2023

Minimum Requirements: Matric / Grade 12 Relevant Certificate in Management 5 Years Experience as a depot supervisor Strong administrative experience Computer Literate SAP Experience (Highly Advantageous) Experience in Cement, Brick, and Hardware/ Retail industries (Highly Advantageous)   Responsibilities: Ordering stock Supervising the staff Customer and Head Office interaction Reporting for Head Office: Stocktake and sales reports Invoices and gate passes Warehouse or Storeman responsibilities
Salary: Negotiable

Millwright / Fitter Reference No: 1478905687 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 18 December 2023

Minimum Requirements: Matric Trade Test Computer literate Minimum 5 years’ experience in Corrugator/Board Machine In-depth understanding of Flexo-Graphic Printing Responsibilities: Conduct feasibility study before embarking on projects. Ensuring the safe and precise layout of the site and assembling of machinery The safe and effective dismantling of machinery for shipment. Perform general maintenance The prompt response to breakdowns to minimize downtime. The effective utilization of the Workshop facility. Oversee daily electrical and mechanical department SHEQFS Compliance to ensure all activities and duties are performed in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Legal and Statutory Requirements.
Salary: R20000 to R30000

Technical Sales Representative Reference No: 2482565119 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 December 2023

Overview: An established company, which provides geotextiles and geosynthetic solutions to the Civil Engineering industry, is looking for a Sales Rep to join their team in East London. The role includes travel and calling on clients in the broader East London and Transkei areas and can extend further. The role will require building relationships with various role players in the Civils industry, including Contractors, Project Managers and Municipalities.    Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric (with Maths HG being highly advantageous) 5+ years’ experience in Technical Sales / relevant field Experience within Civils, QS, Construction sectors (essential) Proficient in English and Xhosa (essential) Valid driver’s license and own vehicle Able to work away from home/travel extensively with nights away   Responsibilities: Maintain and follow up on tenders and projects awarded, and maintain a comprehensive database   Regular Construction Site visits: Secure product sales Identify opportunities for product/ application alternatives Build and maintain relationships with estimators/ buyers/contracts manager   Visit clients in various sectors/industries: Local and district municipalities, provincial authorities, and national government bodies Revisit existing clients and build relationships with new personnel Educate and advise on products and applications Source information on in-house construction units, annual contractors, and material supply tenders   Identify new customers and sustain relationships with existing customers: Follow up on new and existing business opportunities, particularly with cash customers and smaller contractors  
Salary: Negotiable

Audit Senior Reference No: 3271448304 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 12 December 2023

Reports to: Audit Managers Job purpose: The responsibility of the Audit Senior is to ensure that audits are performed at client premises and reviews and financial statements are drafted. In addition an Audit Senior is required to plan audits and supervise staff when performing required duties whilst working by our clients. Duties and responsibilities: Need to perform audits with minimal supervision Conducting of Audits, Reviews and Drafting of financial statements Plan audits with reference to year ends and deadlines Working conditions: Travel may be required at times. Minimum level of Education: Completed BCom Accounting or equivalent, and completed SAICA/SAIPA articles is ideal Competencies required: Robust communication skills. Critical thinking and business intelligence. Interpersonal skills. Teamwork abilities. Problem-solving abilities. Strong Work Ethic Prior experience: Advantageous Technical skills required: Proficiency in Caseware Working Papers and Microsoft Excel is essential Language skills required: English Proficient in written and oral communication Other: Must have the ability to work with limited supervision Manage the audit and trainees on the engagement while at client Report to clients and manage client relationships
Salary: Negotiable

Operations Manager Reference No: 1863398188 | Uitenhage, South Africa | Posted on: 11 December 2023

REQUIREMENTS 5-10 years experience in a similar role in automotive/ manufacturing/ Tier 1 or 2 Relevant tertiary qualification in Operations/ Production or Commerce Meet set targets Productivity orientated via subordinates Oversee the production/ operations function effectively Manage subordinates to ensure production targets are met, with consistent quality parts being delivered to the customer  RESPONSIBILITIES Provide strategic and operational direction to the plant and central functions such as operational performance, machinery uptime, BOSle, and S.H.E. Allocate resources in alignment with the Plant Director within the respective plant to ensure optimal capital utilization Analyse, set up, and establish a value stream mapping from the offer process to serial production including the necessary internal logistics chain Identify synergies and apply best practice methods/ benchmarking Drive continuous operational improvement efforts Control and optimize the working capital for the plant Steer investments concerning infrastructure or maintenance Ensure quality and delivery reliability and consistency Monitor KPIs such as scrap and value-adding; and define measures in case of deviations in alignment with the Plant Director Cooperate with program management and sales in the development of new business opportunities Cooperate with program management about the transfer of serial products Promote Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) activities and ensure energy efficiency to minimize the impact of the plant operation on the environment Act as escalation interface (eg. customer claims, production bottlenecks) Promote a respectful work environment and recruit, develop, and retain human resources to maintain a qualified, motivated, and productive workforce Lead by example and live up to the company's values and global leadership principles Use standard HR tools eg. the Performance Process to provide regular feedback and agree upon tasks and goals with respective employees
Salary: Negotiable

Logistics Manager Reference No: 2435291921 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 08 December 2023

Position description / overview: We are seeking an experienced and accomplished Logistics Manager to lead and optimize our imports and exports. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in logistics and supply chain management.  Minimum Requirements / Experience: Degree or higher in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or a related field. 5+ years’ previous experience as a Logistics Manager or similar Work experience in the automotive, manufacturing environment Knowledge of IATF 16949 controls for Purchasing, Logistics and Supply chain Must be professional to be customer liaison and company representative Responsibilities: Key Responsibilities: Analyze weekly customer demand for spikes and fluctuations Monitor and optimize material release communication to suppliers. Determine critical parts through analysis of 10-day report. Expedite material through daily follow up with suppliers. Maintain optimal inventory levels Monitor and report on the performance of the logistics function. Monitor and manage freight costs by avoiding premium freight and optimising container utilization. Monitor all new projects for optimal packaging/logistics costs. Develop and sustain good relationships with the customer and suppliers. Act as communication champion and ensure that the drive for a positive employee relations environment is maintained. Adhere to and drive all logistics/customs and excise related legal procedures. Ensure adequate staffing and direct subordinates to achieve relevant goals timeously Responsible for training, coaching, and guidance of subordinates Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to. Management of warehouse and plant logistics operations to ensure service providers perform to contractual service agreements. Managing client relationships, which possibly includes constructing and hosting meetings. Experience in dealing with international colleagues/suppliers People development Perform ad hoc duties as and when required. Client Relationship Management: Build and nurture strong client relationships, taking full ownership of existing accounts Address queries and concerns promptly while fostering positive interactions Decision-Making: Make informed decisions that positively impact business performance Clearly communicate decisions and their rationale to stakeholders Influential Communication: Articulate ideas logically and persuasively Effectively negotiate and influence attitudes and opinions, gaining agreement on proposals High Standards: Set and maintain high standards for work, both personally and within the team Display meticulous attention to detail and the ability to recover from setbacks Professionalism: Uphold professionalism in behavior and language Remain composed and balanced under pressure, adhering to standards and procedures. Resource Management: Identify and organize resources necessary for goal achievement Skillfully prioritize tasks, set measurable yet challenging goals, and monitor performance Competencies / Skills: Proven leadership skill Computer literate (MS Office) Ability to work under pressure Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with internal teams and external partners.
Salary: Negotiable

Debtors Controller - Key Accounts Reference No: 2982284921 | Queenstown, South Africa | Posted on: 05 December 2023

Job Purpose: To ensure timeous collection of payments, the correctness of the individual key accounts and communication with customers regarding the entries on their accounts. This role will be reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.   Minimum requirements: Grade 12 / Matric / Equivalent BCom degree in Finance, Business or Diploma in Accounting advantageous Minimum of 1 – 2 years relevant working experience and knowledge of finance / administrative and /or similar systems Proficient in MS Office, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel - intermediate to advanced Basic NAV experience (Highly Advantageous)   Responsibilities: Debtors & Accounts: Assist with preparing monthly accounts   Payments: Responsible for following up of outstanding payments Responsible for entries for rebates and credits Collection of payments   Debtors: Capturing of the necessary entries on the Debtors accounts Responsible for issuing of debtor’s statements Resolve all problems relating to debtor’s accounts Raising of disputes on key accounts of debtors Provide weekly reports on key accounts to Finance and Sales   Key Skill and Competencies: Ability to handle pressure and manage multiple issues simultaneously Ability to work independently Good communication and numerical skills Good organisational and interpersonal skills Disciplined and time conscious Experienced in dealing with customers
Salary: Negotiable

Junior Toolmaker Reference No: 2937717922 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 04 December 2023

This position reports to the Maintenance Manager, and works very closely with the Forge Specialist. It also liaise with Head Office in Germany, and will have 2 subordinates.   Requirements: Grade 12 / Equivalent Trade Tested (Red Seal) Toolmaker 2+ years’ toolmaking experience Production: Controlling tools in pre-heat / post heat oven Documenting tool changes and control of all tools used, damaged, etc. Tool register Setting up all aspects of tooling and associated equipment required for production / operation of press. Straightening press tool changing, set up and maintenance Recognize breakdowns on tooling and rectify Control and exchange consumables used for tooling maintenance SHE: Comply with all safety standards as specified Quality: Eliminate immediate malfunctions according to action measures on tooling SPC measures and measuring of components used on tooling during production Pickling of parts Controlling and or setting with master Read drawings Recognise faulty tools and correct as required Housekeeping: Area kept clean and tidy as per requirements of 5S Competencies / Skills Customer focus Continuous Learning Strong communication skills Contributing to team success Good planning and organization skills Quality orientation Strong technical, and industry specific, knowledge Develops others
Salary: Negotiable

Maintenance Technician Reference No: 1920146086 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 30 November 2023

The main purpose of the role, is to ensure Electrical / Mechanical support for the Manufacturing Plant Machinery, Facility, and Utilities and respond promptly to and action production-related machines and processes and alarms for utilities.   Requirements: Technical Qualification: Millwright (Trade Tested) 3 years previous experience Knowledge of OHSA, FSSC, GEP, Good communication Skills, Good Decision making, Reporting Skills, Problem Solving. The position may occasionally require you to work weekends.  Responsibilities: Complete job cards as issued taking care to ensure first-time permanent repair is carried out. Respond to production breakdowns with speed and accuracy. Ensure proper investigation is carried out so that repeat breakdowns do not occur. Always manage time on site. Ensure the assistants are productively busy with tasks. Communicate all non-conformances. Control of contractors during shift and overtime hours Observe tasks are carried out correctly and assistance is given as and when required. Maintain and repair all Utilities equipment, machinery and processes & EMS, AHU & Utilities in accordance to FSSC, GEP & health and safety compliance to minimize injuries and that the company health and safety objectives are met.
Salary: Negotiable

Laundry Manager Reference No: 2948186359 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 30 November 2023

Overview: A vacancy exists for a Laundry Manager, based in East London. The position reports to the Regional Manager. The successful candidate will manage the facility processing 4 tons of laundry seven days a week for various business units. The successful candidate will also be responsible for meeting the needs of internal customers through the execution of the organisation’s strategic and operational objectives of growth, quality and people by leading, managing and coordinating all laundry activities.   Minimum requirements: Degree / Diploma in Business Management Background and/or experience in an Engineering or Technical field (advantageous) 3+ years of general management experience in a factory, production or hospital environment Knowledge of process management and logistics. Proven people management skills. Previous Union relations experience (advantageous) Basic understanding of or ability to learn specialized fields, terminology and laundry equipment use. Computer proficiency is required Driver’s license and own, reliable transport required   Responsibilities: Ensuring that high-quality linen is consistently delivered to various units on time. Effectively communicate with the respective managers to maintain required par levels. Ensure the optimum functioning and management of the laundry Ensure optimum delivery and collection services. Implement and sustain best operating practices and where required implement corrective actions. Manage and optimize processes, outputs, targets and deliverables Achieve outputs within financial targets Adjust stock levels to meet the demands of customers (business units) Optimize the life span through process/quality improvements. Demonstrate visible leadership in respect of the organisation’s values, operating model and strategy. Effectively manage relationships with customers/business units and suppliers. Recruit, retain, motivate and develop staff according to the organisation’s people policies and practices. Actively lead and manage the management and staff at the facility to achieve the objectives Ensure a healthy employee relations environment Drive staff productivity and quality improvements Manage infection control, health, safety, environmental standards, and disaster management principles. Ensure compliance with all legislative and other regulations e.g. ISO 9001 Provide support to the Maintenance Manager to ensure optimum reliability and longevity of equipment is achieved through routine maintenance Manage day-to-day maintenance and cleaning of equipment. Actively sponsor the organisation’s initiatives and projects as they relate to the laundry.   Competencies: Problem-solving, analysis and judgement Attention to detail Resilience Engaging diversity Verbal & written communication skills Influencing skills Building relationships Customer responsiveness Organisational awareness Action orientation Excellence orientation Ethical behaviour
Salary: Negotiable

Contracts Administrator (Divisional) Reference No: 532730152 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 28 November 2023

To perform the administrative function of the legal contracts database and support the Senior Contracts Administrator on legal requirements Requirements: National Diploma in business administration /contract administration/ paralegal studies/ similar Additional requirements One of the following would be advantageous – Bachelor of Administration/ Bachelor of Commerce in Administration or LLB Experiential Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role Responsibilities: Draft, vet and interpret commercial agreements, legal correspondence and memoranda within defined timelines Review external commercial agreements and other legal documents including renewal agreements) received from third parties to advise internal stakeholders on the acceptability thereof and propose amendments in line with divisional and group policies Draft agreement and risk summaries to highlight risks in agreements Liaise with business units in respect of new credit application requirements and collate Credit application review form details, for legal review Review of new credit applications and identify commercial and legal risks prior to sending to legal for review Review of company information completed on credit applications Liaison with legal and business units and legal to facilitate completion, and ensure signed credit applications are in place and maintained in legal records Assist with Legal research of specific legal issues affecting the business where necessary Review and drafting of legal letters, legal notices and correspondence Perform comparison between expired and new replacement contracts for identification of changes and areas of concern Review of company information completed on legal documents Review third party amendments to agreements against latest legal version/comments to identify changes Review signed copy of agreements against approved signing version Ensure that all approved contracts are signed in accordance with the Approval Framework, shareholder agreements and other applicable agreements Administrate the maintenance of the internal company information schedules, letterheads and statutory details and records on a quarterly basis and when changes arise Administer the maintenance of published agreements, letterheads, and legal information on SharePoint Loading of departmental documents on SharePoint for manager approval Revision of departmental documents on SharePoint for manager approval Co-ordinate SharePoint access requirements with business units and manager General Administration: Follow up on outstanding agreements and agreements in progress Electronic filing of emails in legal agreements correspondence files by BU/other contracting party Assist with ad hoc corporate head office legal divisional reports updates, necessary Weekly tracking all items review to be maintained and reported to management Comply with Internal Controls Compile, collate and review information required for ad hoc departmental projects Identify improvement opportunities and make recommendations for improvements Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives
Salary: Negotiable

Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Coordinator Reference No: 1675682356 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 24 November 2023

Overview: As the Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Officer you will provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to management systems, risk assessments, auditing, accident/incident investigation, legislative and company compliance. Work proactively with the managers, supervisors and employees across all levels and help improve/ sustain the HSE culture across the business. Coach/ mentor managers, supervisors, employees across all levels to help drive improvements across the business.   Minimum requirement: Matric/ Grade 12 Relevant Degree or Diploma  Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in an HSE environment Relevant HSE qualifications (SAMTRAC/ NEBOSH or equivalent) Internal Auditor for ISO14001:2015 & OHSAS18001 (ISO45001) Exposure to a Manufacturing/Automotive environment (Highly Advantageous)   Responsibilities: Advise Management on HSE issues Ensure compliance with the South African legislation Monitor and report on HSE performance to management Collate and report monthly HSE performance and targets Assist the Human Resources Manager with the managing the HSE committee meetings Co-ordinate risk assessment schedule and risk reduction measures Undertake HSE audits, prepare action plans and track progress Conduct risk assessments for the plant including machinery Deliver general HSE training to all levels of employee, including induction Enforcement of HSE policies and procedures Assist the Human Resources Manager in implementing the Corporate Health, Safety and Environmental Policies across the Plant Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of a health and safety roadmap/action plan for the Plant Assist line managers to investigate accidents/incidents in a timely mannerly and Ensure any subsequent corrective actions are identified, valid an implemented Assist line managers in implementing health and safety systems and procedures to meet specific requirements, such as accident reporting, manual handling, LOTO and control of substance hazardous to health, in a consistent and effective manner Inform Human Resources Manager of any hazardous activities Ordering and issuing of PPE to employees    Key Skills and Competencies: Experience working within a fast-paced environment Excellent communication skills Excellent influencer of people High level of diplomacy and the ability to relate to people in all types of positions Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements Good operational knowledge of computer applications and Microsoft Highly organized with the ability to prioritize workload
Salary: Negotiable

Customer Liaison Officer Reference No: 2782137984 | Elandsfontein, South Africa | Posted on: 24 November 2023

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 or equivalent At least 2 -3 years call centre and customer service experience IT literate - Ms Excel, Sales Force and SAP RESPONSIBILITIES: To ensure smooth sales operation and satisfactory customer service to all customers (internal and external) Order Processing Contacting customers daily as per calling schedule. Receive calls & orders from customers. Liaison with the Business Representative. Receive and action work instruction/s from Business Representative. Check account status, credit viability and limits. Check stock availability and advise customer. Generate orders on SAP as per generate order procedure. Release order (invoice generation) for shipment and FLO. Advise Warehouse & Distribution Manager, supervisor on orders not released. Control special, late and same day deliveries by recording these deliveries on the special/ late delivery book. Advise customer of planned delivery time. Process Claims Actioned by customer liaison officer directly/or only from the business representative. Generate order on SAP as per claims procedure. Generate order on SAP as per rotation procedure. Generate instruction on SAP as per Check & charge procedure. Release order (invoice generation) for shipment and FLO (Feedback Logistics Optimizer). Oversee daily general admin duties to support all customer services function. Service Support (External and Internal) Address queries within 8 hours of receipt of the query. Address any special /miscellaneous request from customers. Provide quotes on an Ad Hoc basis to customers. Build and maintain acceptable customer service standards with the Warehouse and Distribution department and business representatives at all times. Resolve customer queries (within 2 hours of receipt of query) passed on by the business representatives or any other key stakeholder in the business. Team Work – Must be able to support the entire team on any overflow work when required.  
Salary: R15000 to R17000

Printer / Copier Service Technician Reference No: 2115946657 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 23 November 2023

Overview / Purpose of the job: A Service Technician (Printers and Copiers) is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing printers, copiers, and related office equipment. They ensure that these devices are functioning properly, provide technical support to end-users, and ensure optimal performance and customer satisfaction Min Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric Relevant technical certifications or qualification (advantageous) 3+ years’ experience in a similar role Strong knowledge of printer and copier hardware, software, and networking concepts Proficiency in diagnosing and resolving technical issues related to printers and copiers Familiarity with different printer technologies and manufacturers Experience in using diagnostic tools, software utilities, and troubleshooting methods Low to Mid volume experience Colour and Mono Must have a Valid driver’s license and own reliable vehicle Responsibilities: Installation and Setup: Install and configure printers, copiers, and other office equipment at customer sites. Set up network connectivity, drivers, and software to enable proper functionality. Conduct tests and ensure devices are functioning correctly. Maintenance and Repair: Perform routine maintenance tasks on printers and copiers, such as cleaning, lubrication, and component replacements. Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware and software issues to identify the root cause of problems. Repair/replace faulty components, such as print heads, rollers, circuit boards, or sensors. Upgrade firmware and software to enhance device performance and security. Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and parts inventory. Customer Support: Respond to service calls and provide technical support to customers in person or via phone, email, or remote assistance tools. Analyze and resolve customer-reported issues, ensuring minimal downtime and disruption to their operations. Educate customers on device operation, maintenance best practices, and troubleshooting techniques. Quality Assurance: Test repaired/serviced devices to verify functionality before returning to customers. Perform quality checks to ensure print and copy output meets established standards. Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and advancements Inventory and Documentation: Maintain an inventory of spare parts, tools, and supplies needed for repairs and maintenance. Order replacement parts and supplies as necessary, ensuring timely availability. Keep detailed records of service requests, repairs performed, and customer interactions Competencies: (Knowledge, skills and attributes) Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. Strong communication and customer service abilities. Ability to work independently, manage time effectively, and prioritize tasks. Physical stamina and ability to lift heavy equipment, as required
Salary: Negotiable

IT Technician Reference No: 397515346 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 15 November 2023

Overview: The duties of this role include ensuring ongoing maintenance and support of effective IT infrastructure, Network, Website, RIS, and PACS systems to meet business requirements in line with the IT Strategy and Company strategic objectives. This position reports to the IT Manager   Minimum Requirements: Grade 12 / Matric Completed Degree / Diploma in Information Technology (NQF 6 or higher) OR A+, N+, MCSE 2016 or MCITP 2+ years’ experience in: Networking, VOIP, FortiGate Firewalls, WS 2012/2016/2019 R2, DNS, AD, DHCP, DC, WSUS, Roaming Profiles, Group Policy, Print Server, Win 10 & Win 11 Exposure to Office 365 and MS Office 2016 – 2021, Enterprise Anti-Virus software Basic understanding of: PRTG Network monitor, VEEAM Backup Server, ESXi 5.0/5.5. Freshdesk Ticketing System, TeamViewer and Anydesk VMWare and HyperV Configuration, Installation and Administration Virtualization and/or FortiGate Certification (advantageous) Literacy in MS Outlook and Excel Own reliable and insured transport, with a valid Driver’s license; able and willing to travel   Responsibilities: Responsible for ensuring effective quality management of the IT infrastructure, Network, Website, RIS, and PACS systems Responsible for ensuring effective relationship building with internal and external stakeholders by participating in communication sessions and regularly follow-ups on relative IT issues and priorities Responsible for ensuring effective systems maintenance of IT infrastructure, Network, Website, RIS and PACS systems Reviewing data integrity, audits of data and testing systems on a continuous basis Responsible for ensuring system changes or enhancements are implemented to optimize system capability Ability to meet deadlines Ensuring user efficiency by educating and training users on all IT systems General PACS Administration tasks on a day-to-day basis Any ad-hoc duties   Position Specific Requirements: Able to work overtime, afterhours, weekends, public holidays and be on a weekly call (due to the industry / sector) Able and willing to travel    (Knowledge, skills and attributes) Competencies: Problem-solving, analysis and judgement Focused, Confident and energetic Verbal and written communication Work under immense pressure Punctual and Ethical behaviour Self-motivated and Time Management Solid and Logical troubleshooting skills Quick Customer responsiveness Organizational awareness Ability to multitask and provide regular follow-up communication Willing to help with anything and go the extra mile
Salary: Negotiable

Toolmaker Reference No: 1917227093 | Durban, South Africa | Posted on: 14 November 2023

To ensure that all moulds and tools are processed through the tool room timeously and to a standard that will allow them to be run by production with minimal rejects. Requirements: Must be in possession of a Grade 12 School Leaving Certificate Must be a Trade Tested Toolmaker or Fitter/Turner Machinist The Candidate must have sound knowledge of Pneumatics, welding, turning, milling and preferably CNC experience 5 years working experience in an Automotive Manufacturing environment. Responsibilities: Ensuring that tools/moulds made in the Toolroom comply with ALL stipulated requirements. Ensure that tooling projects are completed within set timing constraints by clearly defined instructions and monitoring of staff. Planning for resource and material requirements. Staying within set budget parameters for tools/moulds. Tool/Mould Maintenance Maintain and Repair all Tooling/Moulds used in the group so as to ensure minimal rejects or foam wastage. Develop new tooling or modify existing tooling when required Diagnose and repair faults on tooling during the production run Manufacture basic tooling and production tooling to drawing or sample part Move, lift, lower and look after tooling Process/Productivity Improvements Identify areas for improvement on Tool/Mould design and manufacture with a reduction in rejects and shortened lead time as the end result. Fabrication Develop and fabricate from complex drawings Mechanically cut, drill and punch fabrication materials Join metals using the resistance welding process, Weld work piece (oxy-acetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding) Remove metals using oxy-fuel and air-carbon arc gouging processes Ensure all equipment/machine tools are maintained and that tool room housekeeping is of a high standard at all times Maintenance Process (Scheduled) Receive Maintenance Schedules, interpret instructions and plan maintenance and repair work Inspect the tooling and determine spares and consumables requirements Generate Job Requisitions for scheduled maintenance work (type of repair or maintenance, spares, quantities, time, etc.) Transport tools, equipment and spares to the work site Isolate equipment, perform lockouts and make the work area safe Conduct Preventive Maintenance activities Perform change overs in the production environment Perform routine maintenance Align machines and equipment Diagnose and repair faults on equipment and machinery during production/operation Commission and refurbish machines / equipment Operate and monitor a drilling machine to produce components Operate and monitor a lathe to produce components Operate and monitor a milling machine to produce components Operate and monitor a surface grinding machine to produce components Perform basic welding/joining of metals Perform MIG/TIG welding of metals
Salary: R30000 to R35000

Senior Manager: Digital Solutions Reference No: 3130303588 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 November 2023

Overview The role is responsible for leading, directing, and managing the Information and Communication Technology function of the Corporation. The role entails spearheading the implementation of core business and productivity support technologies and systems. The incumbent will be responsible for managing organisation-wide ICT infrastructure, networks, systems and applications support for the organisation and its business units.  The incumbent will be responsible for the effective hosting, technical maintenance and systems and information protection for the organisation and its business units. The role will provide support to the organisation’s efforts relating to digital economy initiatives. The incumbent will also take charge of the identification, acquisition, and maintenance arrangements relating to ICT and ICT support infrastructure.   Minimum Requirements: A Postgraduate Degree in Information and Communication Technology or related field. 8+ years of working experience in an information technology environment 5+ years at a middle management or senior consultancy level.   Key Performance Areas: Strategic Planning and Governance Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as review organisational activities and recommend corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury regulation systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Participate in management forums within the organisation, contributing expertise to enable sound decision-making. Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.   IT Strategic Planning, Development and Implementation Envision and deliver technology solutions and services that meet current and future business needs. Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the company as a member of the management team. Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization. Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the organization. Produce performance reports on strategic activities for submission to the Executive Manager: Corporate Services and Board Provide strategic advice to the business pertaining to IT related matters Develop the IT implementation plan to facilitate strategy implementation by identifying key activities, deliverables and timeframes for implementation Plan and develop measures required to support the roll-out of enterprise finance aligned to operational plans and the organisation’s strategy   IT Management and Strategic Direction Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, and purchasing. Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments. Develop, track and control the information and communication technology annual operating budget. Direct development and execution of company-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Coordinate and facilitate consultation with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations and deployment. Ensure IT system operation adheres to applicable laws and regulations of the country, the city and the company. Promote and oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities, including government, vendors, and partner organizations. Collaborate with the departmental heads to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports organizational needs. Collaborate with senior management to recommend and approve procedural and security standards for information and communication technology functions to protect the security of the company data. Analyse and improve upon technology standards across the company to maintain a technological and competitive edge within the market. Act as primary liaison for the company’s technology vision via regular written and in-person communications with the company’s Board of Directors, Executives, department heads, and end users.   Contract Management and IT Governance Manage the contracts of service providers by drafting the correct scope in the contract, identifying service level standards and contract requirements and monitoring compliance with the contract as required Manage contractual non-performance by addressing the non-compliance with the service providers, implementing corrective action in line with the contract and taking any necessary steps to resolve the issue or terminate the contract as required Develop IT governance policies and frameworks Produce performance quarterly reports to the IT Steering Committee and monthly operational reports to the Executive Manager: Corporate Service: Identify risk and formulate risk-mitigating strategies Identity broad risk for the organisation Identify specific IT risk Formulate strategies to deal with the risk Manage the execution of risk mitigation strategies and controls Manage the alignment of IT policies and procedures to the legislative framework   Architectural Project Management Lead creative approaches to problems solving, as well as the development of quality deliverables, supporting IT Architecture strategic initiatives Collaborate with key stakeholders to translate strategic requirements into a usable and living IT architecture that is managed using various artefacts such as technology information models Respond to change and lead multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direction Server as a thought leader, mentor and advocate of best practices concerning IT architecture and technology Provide IT architecture oversight and support to solution delivery teams Ensure that all IT architecture design and analysis work is documented and stored appropriately Maintain awareness and knowledge of the emerging trends in technology Apply learning in the establishment of new innovative technology solutions supporting business needs Proactively monitor practical initiatives embarked upon within the organisation which affect IT architecture and technology management, and managing any negative implications   Budget Management of Unit Manage, control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the organisation Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit requirements and departmental procedures. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility.   People Management Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place. Implement staff development and training to achieve overall organisational objectives. Develop and implement succession plans. Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies. Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the organisation’s performance management policy and procedure. Identify training and development needs, implementing plans to address requirements, as appropriate. Manage discipline and absenteeism in accordance with organizational codes and procedures. Motivate staff through the implementation of various reward mechanisms.   Customer and Stakeholder Management Conduct stakeholder mapping and relationship building sessions for purposes of establishing expectations and feedback on the organisation’s regional performance. Build and lead an effective team that works collaboratively with others toward achieving organisational goals. Gauge the performance of various teams and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the expected targets. Identify and facilitate staff development and training interventions to achieve overall organisational objectives. Provide exemplary advice and support to the CEO, Board and Senior Management team in relation to stakeholder engagement issues and activities. Arrange, attend, and contribute to meetings with key stakeholders and manage expectations.
Salary: Negotiable

Executive Manager: Economic Development Coordination and Sector Support (5 Year Fixed Term) Reference No: 3795363349 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 November 2023

Overview: Responsible for leading economic development coordination and sector support at a regional office level. The role entails activities relating to: Identification of economic development opportunities; Undertaking of/or facilitation of project/programme feasibility assessments; Designing and structuring of economic development interventions; Identification and empowerment of beneficiary participants and stakeholders; Development of appropriate project/programme funding model, Facilitation of funding including resource mobilisation; Leveraging of third party and partner resource contribution; Directing and monitoring of the implementation of regionally designated economic development programmes/projects; Fepresenting the Entity in relevant economic development and sector support forums including District Development Model based structures/forums; and Management of stakeholders and partners relating to the economic development space. The economic development function involves activation and support of high potential industry value chains clusters and sectors.   Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Development Studies 8+ years work experience in an economic or development management environment 5+ years in a management, supervisory or consultancy level.   Key Duties and Responsibilities Strategic Planning and Governance Provide input to the organisational strategy, as well as reviewing organisational activities and recommend corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Participate in management forums within the entity contributing expertise to enable sound decision making. Facilitate inter-departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.   Economic Development Coordination for Eastern Cape Develop Project Concept documents, and present proposed projects for approval by Executives / EXMA / Board. Enhance and implement treasury systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Manage and co-ordinate economic development projects for the EC Province and conduct viability assessment studies on each project. Strengthen relations with relevant stakeholders for the implementation of the identified projects, and secure contracts/SLAs. Manage and coordinate Project Steering Committees (PSCs) for the provision of oversight and information-sharing sessions.   Facilitation and Leveraging of development opportunities Identify catalytic economic development projects and conduct preliminary viability assessments. Develop a viable project pipeline for the regions to create an atmosphere of development and an enhanced production. Facilitate and leverage economic development opportunities that are linked to mega/catalytic developments. Present project funding proposals to Project Committee for approvals. Mobilise for resources, develop and submit funding proposals to various entities to ensure project success.   Economic Sector Support Establish strategic relationships with National, Provincial and Local Government. Identify opportunities for procurement from the Government Departments and municipalities for strategic sourcing. Develop a SMME database in line with Government strategic sourcing priorities. Determine support requirements for SMME's i.e. funding, non-financial and capacity requirements (factors of production). Facilitate access to market for SMME products as well as linkages with government and municipalities.   Budget Management of Unit Manage and control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints. Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit requirements and departmental procedures. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated, and prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility   Customer and Stakeholder Management Conduct stakeholder mapping and relationship building sessions for purposes of establishing expectations and feedback on regional performance. Manage internal / external stakeholder engagements to inform economic development planning and project implementation approaches and manage expectations. Gauge the performance of projects and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the expected outcomes. Prepare and report on performance against targets, explain variances and propose corrective measures. Present Economic Development Plans to Stakeholders to encourage inclusivity and invite progressive inputs for the benefit of all. Communicate sub-unit operational plans and strategy to relevant stakeholders.
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Manager: Facilities Management Reference No: 3516755359 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 November 2023

Overview: The incumbent will be responsible for the execution and management of the organisation’s facilities management function in line with strategic mandate. The role focusses on strategy and governance, facilities management, contract management, budget management, customer/stakeholder management, monitoring and reporting, and building a professional team. The incumbent will therefore be responsible for overseeing the organisation’s Facilities Management portfolio which includes driving and managing functions relating to preventative property maintenance; adhoc property maintenance; internal infrastructure operations (water, electricity, etc.); installation and maintenance of fixtures; effective facilities management of organisational environment and immediate external environment and parameters; office premises cleaning, fumigation services and occupational health and safety services; procurement and contract management relating to security services; and interventions relating to emergency action response approval and associated repairs. The work of the incumbent shall thus entail overseeing and driving pre planning which includes assessment of the condition of facilities, determination of required works, costing and recommendations for inclusion of the same in budget processes, preparation of specifications for the required repairs & maintenance, monitoring of the performance of service providers and authorisation of payments. The incumbent will also be expected on annual basis to develop and ensure implementation of maintenance plans as well as reporting to the relevant structures.   Minimum Requirements: Post Graduate degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Built Environment with relevant professional registration / Pr Eng / Pr QS / Pr Arch. 8+ years relevant experience of which 5 years should be in the built environment or facilities maintenance/management at middle management or senior consultancy level. An in-depth understanding of facilities management, advanced project and maintenance management, sound understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and its application to the built environment; as well as working with multi-disciplinary teams is a pre-requisite.   Key Performance Areas: Strategy and Governance Develop facilities management unit operational plans in line with the legislated requirements, and activities undertaken to ensure delivery. Provide input to the development of organisational strategy and Corporate Plan. Provide input into reviewing organisational activities and assist in recommending corrective actions if necessary. Develop strategy and guidelines for standardised operating procedures Oversee the implementation of business intelligence tools for effective facilities management. Develop procurement strategy for facilities unit in line with SCM policies and procedures. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Participate in management forums within the organisation’s, contributing expertise to enable sound decision- making. Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Ability to analyse data sets for decisions making.   Facilities Management (Controls and Systems) Develop facilities strategy, operational & maintenance plans, as well as facilities management processes and procedure manual. Develop guidelines for prioritisation of planned and unplanned maintenance and implement facilities management standards and roll out plans. Conduct needs analysis, design targeted interventions to build capacity to implement efficient property facilities management. Conduct research to understand ways in which technology can be leveraged for added value. Liaise with and support other colleagues within the unit to minimize conflicts and overlaps (clear demarcation of responsibilities) to ensure smooth operations and excellent service delivery. Adhere to all the SCM processes when procuring for services/products, and proper management of service providers. Identify potential risk within the section and implement mitigating measures.   Contract Management  Develop rights and obligations for Service Level Agreements in respect of all building related service providers. Structure and negotiate complex transactions, guide resolutions regarding contractual issues, and finalise lease contracts. Identify, develop and maintain real estate industry contacts at the company’s events and press conferences in order to create market awareness. Facilitate the research and investigation necessary to maximise property rentals within the province. Conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments for property rentals, record the findings and reduce risk to an acceptable level. Budget Management Develop annual maintenance budget, and monitor disbursements against deliverables carried out. Manage and control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the organisation. Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility Approve facilities and maintenance commitments / repairs submitted against approved budget. Develop financial controls for payment and reimbursement of tenant expenditure.   Customer / Stakeholder Management Stakeholder engagement and regular interaction with local municipalities and relevant authorities for resolution of major utility issues. Manage internal stakeholder engagement to inform facilities management planning and implementation approaches. Network and collaborate partnerships by building key strategic relationships to enhance leveraging of available resources and market the organisation’s property facilities management packages. Gauge the performance of projects and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the desired/expected outcomes.   Monitoring and Reporting Manage projects effectively, instruct remedial action for variations and deviations. Develop business processes for the unit to ensure smooth and efficient operations. Monitor the performance of facilities management unit expenditure against the approved budget. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Identify and oversee continuous improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of facilities management. Consolidate facilities management reports for adhoc and quarterly reports. Monitor and ensure that set targets, milestones and deliverables are completed timeously.   Building a Professional Team Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place. Implement staff development and training to enhance capabilities, competencies and achieve overall organisational objectives. Develop and implement succession plans to ensure business continuity, as well as conducting coaching and mentorship to enhance capabilities and motivate staff for maximum productivity. Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies. Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the organisation’s performance management policy and procedure.  
Salary: Negotiable

Senior Manager - Enterprise Finance Reference No: 344003846 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 13 November 2023

The incumbent shall be responsible for the following: To lead, direct and co-ordinate the provision of enterprise finance services constituting of long- and short-term loans, risk capital, micro lending, and third-party funding to promote access to finance by business and SMME, for attainment of growth and development priorities of the Eastern Cape province. The role is also responsible for the design of responsive enterprise finance products and provision of related support services. Functions relating to the enterprise finance role entail: The design and management of processes and systems relating to loan applications, processing, approvals, feedback management, pay-outs, collections, monitoring and reporting. Functions relating to support services entail: Design and formulation of governance and administrative systems required for the effective rendering of enterprise finance services. Additionally, the role shall be responsible for overseeing client contracting and management of securities relating to approved loans. The Senior Manager shall be expected to manage the performance of the loans book particularly matters relating to collection and impairment rates. The Key Performance Areas will encompass: Strategic Planning and Governance Provide input to the organisational strategy and Corporate Plan. Provide input into reviewing organisational activities and assist in recommending corrective actions if necessary. Develop unit operational plans and align all activities undertaken in the unit to ensure delivery of corporate objectives. Enhance and implement treasury regulation systems, processes, procedures, tools, and control systems. Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders. Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders. Manage preparation and support of all internal and external audits. Participate in management forums within the organisation, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making. Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems. Develop and manage relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Provision of management and oversight of funding solutions. Design and package relevant funding solutions to address the financial needs of businesses/SMMEs including the following: Short- and long-term loan products Risk capital Partneships and resource mobilisation Micro- lending . Monitoring of the implementation of the loan security regime. Manage and oversee the provision of funding solutions to improve the sustainability of businesses. Develop and ensure that loan collection management is undertaken. Develop loan security regime and due diligence framework for all products. Develop loan monitoring framework and its implementation and ensure safeguarding of all security documents for the portfolio. Budget Management of Unit Manage, control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the organisation. Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances. Monitor, recommend and implement corrective measures to rectify deviations/acts contrary to budgetary provisions, financial regulations, audit requirements and departmental procedures. Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated. Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions. Prepare budget transfer requests and submit for approval. Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility. People Management Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place. Implement staff development and training to achieve overall organisational objectives. Develop and implement succession plans. Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies. Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the organisation's performance management policy and procedure. Identify training and development needs, implementing plans to address requirements, as appropriate. Manage discipline and absenteeism in accordance with organizational codes and procedures. Motivate staff through the implementation of various reward mechanisms." Development of policies, procedures, and systems for all funding products Develop funding frameworks for the funding solutions and ensure compliance with the relevant legislation, inclusive of the following categories: Short- and long-term loan products Risk capital Partnerships and resource mobilisation Micro lending" Develop Standard Operating Procedures for all products. Customer and Stakeholder Management Conduct stakeholder mapping and relationship building sessions for purposes of establishing expectations and feedback on the organisation's regional performance. Build and lead an effective team that works collaboratively with others toward achieving organisational goals. Gauge the performance of various teams and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the expected targets. Identify and facilitate staff development and training interventions to achieve overall organisational objectives. Provide exemplary advice and support to the CEO, Board and Senior Management team in relation to stakeholder engagement issues and activities. Arrange, attend, and contribute to meetings with key stakeholders and manage expectations. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Post Graduate Degree in Commerce (Business Management / Economics/ Finance /etc.) or Development or Entrepreneurship studies. Minimum of 10 years working experience of which 5 years should be at an enterprise finance, SMME support or economic development environment at a middle management or senior consultancy level.
Salary: Negotiable

Assistant Plant Controller Reference No: 571604860 | Pretoria North, South Africa | Posted on: 13 November 2023

Job Summary: Responsible for plant cost control, including planning, forecasting, budget and account management Responsible for all kinds of cost control analysis, update and maintain standard cost, prepare budget statement Direct cost accounting as required. Responsibilities: Reviewing the rationality and accuracy of the basic data collection and analysis of cost accounting, leading the completion of the factory financial budget preparation; comparing the actual and budget differences, and promoting the factory to achieve the goal of financial control. Carrying out the financial settlement at the end of the month and the end of the year; preparing the capital appropriation application related to the factory Checking and auditing the bill of materials, tracking the changes in the actual gross profit margin of the product; auditing and confirming the cost reduction project of the factory; Approval process. Controlling and analyzing cost differences and expenses; tracking factory production capacity, production line yield accounting and controlling planned production volume. Summarizing and preparing related cost difference reports and financial statements of monthly operation meetings. Proposing a reasonable plan to reduce the production cost of the factory. Detecting and correcting the factory's non-compliance with financial internal control to ensure that the internal audit / BSR can meet the basic requirements. When necessary, organizing the various departments of the factory to optimize the relevant processes of the factory, and strictly implementing the examination and approval of various expenses according to the IOS. Undertaking the management responsibilities required by the company's related IOS files and IATF16949 / OHSAS18000 / ISO14000 standards, ensuring the effective operation of IOS files, and continuously improving the relevant procedures and applications in the IOS files within the department. Qualifications and Experience / Skills: Educational Background: Bachelor’s/ Ms degree in finance, accounting or equivalent Experience: 3 years or more of relevant work experience (Automotive or Manufacturing Industry) Knowledge & Skills: Group company cost control experience is preferred Good in English, both verbal and written and communication ability Familiarity with SAP / QAD / Hyperion / BPC system is preferred Strong logical thinking ability, sensitive to numbers, and good data analysis and prediction ability Strong learning ability and clear logical thinking, strong presentation ability and report writing ability Good communication skills (Verbal and Written). Strong ability to work under certain pressure and can work overtime frequently Behavior Requirement: Comply with the requirements of the company values and LCM (Leadership Competency Model). Compliance with Information Security Management Regulations and Codes of Conduct. Reasonable use and protection of company information systems and equipment. Keep the company's important information confidential. Compliance with company code of ethics and policies. Implementing the Value of Honesty and Integrity in Company Business. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, excellent teamwork spirit.
Salary: Negotiable

Environmental Specialist Reference No: 3784453946 | Gqeberha, South Africa | Posted on: 09 November 2023

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the company complies with environmental regulations and standards by rendering assistance in conducting tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering and scientific personnel, in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, soil and ventilation. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or post grad in Environmental Science or related fields (NQF 7) Certificate: SAMTRAC. 4 years’ experience in a similar role in an Manufacturing Environment  Computer Literacy (MS Office Suite; and other job-specific software systems). Knowledge on environmental assessment, monitoring, reporting, policy making, and planning. Project management skills and know how to write project proposals. In-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, interpretations, and health and safety programs. Responsibilities: Environmental monitoring and control Oversees, and conducts regular environmental, field and site inspections and examinations to assess conditions, determine pollution level and report hazardous locations / materials. Arranges sampling of food, soil, air, soil and water at facilities for further analysis / testing at the Laboratory. Identifies and addresses environmental violations by developing and recommending solutions to eliminate pollution and environmental hazards. Inspects and test the output of the company’s equipment using variety of tools and methods, depending on the contaminant. Ensures that relevant environmental and waste policies, processes, practices and procedures are implemented and enforced. Checks that waste management, waste bins, housekeeping and pollution control equipment are in working order. Makes recommendations to assist in reducing environmental impact such as recycling or making energy-efficiency improvements. Works with emergency response team to address environmental incidents such as chemical leaks and spills. Maintains management information systems that identify the location of hazardous sites, chemical inventories, and complaint investigations. Compliance Keeps abreast with local, national, international and industry body environmental regulations. Ensures compliance with local, national, international and industry body regulations related to hazardous environments. Reviews and recommends improvements to existing environmental programs for compliance assurance. Obtains, maintains, modifies and renews environmental permits and licenses. Prepares permit applications and agreements as needed by regulatory bodies. Ensures that waste is disposed of at the legal landfill site, and transported in a legal manner. Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of the company. Identifies and reports risks or areas of concern to management within own department and area of responsibility. Environmental awareness Represents the business by visiting hazardous areas such as dump sites, and attending environmental seminars etc. Oversees waste disposal and pollution control programs. Implements spill prevention programs and hazardous waste regulations. Educates workers on environmental health and safety procedures, as well as to raise awareness on Environmental matters. Reporting Prepares findings reports and shares results with the businesses, agencies and the SHEQ Manager. Prepares clear and detailed written reports about field inspections. Performs research and reports findings on current environmental conditions. Customer Service and Cost and Financial control Maintains effective working relationships with customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services. Provides guidance and direction to management for ensuring environmental compliance. Represents the company in meetings with relevant stakeholders. Contributes to the budget preparation process. Promotes and communicates the effective, efficient, economical and transparent use of financial and other resources. Assists in developing project proposals and statement of work and determine overall budget and schedules. Monitors and controls expenditure against budget and ensures spending occurs within budgetary limits and the company's financial guidelines, report deviations to direct Manager.
Salary: Negotiable

Sales Rep Reference No: 505309775 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 08 November 2023

Job Description: We are seeking a motivated and results-driven Sales Representative to join a well-established, growing concern within the FMCG industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for generating leads, meeting sales goals, and providing excellent customer service. As a Sales Representative, you will actively seek out and engage customer prospects, building and maintaining positive relationships to ensure future sales. Responsibilities: Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling, networking, and social media Set up meetings with potential clients and listen to their needs and concerns Prepare and deliver appropriate presentations on products/services Create frequent reviews and reports with sales and financial data Participate in trade shows, events, and product demonstrations Requirements: Grade 12 qualification Proven work experience as a Sales Representative or similar role Own Vehicle (essential) Proficiency in MS Office Excellent knowledge of FMCG industry and/or meat industry [butchery] Responsible for fresh meat sales Responsible for all processed meat sales from the butchery Product merchandising at selected outlets Highly motivated and target-driven with a proven track record in sales Excellent selling, communication, and negotiation skills Prioritizing, time management, and organizational skills
Salary: Negotiable

Production Planner Reference No: 3098639506 | East London, South Africa | Posted on: 03 November 2023

The ideal candidate would display a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. The ability to work exceptionally well with numbers is essential. Minimum Requirements: Tertiary Diploma or Degree is essential SAP system knowledge is essential Proficiency in Stock control Basic Excel Knowledge (Intermediated advantageous) Responsibilities: Run 3-day cover report Compile requirements list for cycle counters Work with SAP stock on hand in conjunction with the MIN / MAX Review system production buy-off periodically throughout the day Works order management and reconciliation thereof Export data and compile 10-day planning report Review daily stock on hand and risk Export data from the system to compile the Capacity Planning Report Updated Automotive supplier portal weekly Planning aftermarket covers  
Salary: Negotiable