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Factory Manager

KZN North Coast

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client on the KZN North Coast is seeking a self-motivated, systems orientated individual who drives for excellence, and who makes things happen through their strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The position calls for an experienced Factory Manager with the ability to work effectively as a senior member of the Management Team coupled with broad experience in sugar engineering and sugar production.

• BSc/BTech in Mechanical/Electrical / Chemical Engineering
• Broad experience in sugar engineering and sugar production.
• Min 10 years’ experience at a Senior Management Level in the Sugar Industry essential
• Government Certificate of Competency (Factories) would be highly advantageous.
• Extensive experience in managing modern plant reliability and LEAN manufacturing systems.
• Well-developed leadership and management skills to lead high-performance teams.
• Attention to detail and proven ability to work under pressure.
• Strong business acumen.

Sales Manager - Sub Saharan African Regions

Johannesburg

Sales and Marketing

The primary purpose of this role is to drive the growth of the company’s automotive business in SSA countries.  You will be required to accelerate distribution development in SSA countries and accelerate market conversion. Drive salesforce development and specialization and collaborate with emerging markets management, to align the divisions' strategy with the overall Group strategy.

• University degree in Economics or Business or related fields.
• Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Sales Management with multiple brands and channels.
• Marketing concepts in the areas of brand positioning, pricing & promotions
• Financial principles and conventions
• Sales Management principles and CRM
• Automotive technical and systems
• Methods to manage, develop and motivate a large team
• Excellent English
• Strategic & Analytical Thinking
• Microsoft Applications.
• Automotive industry experience
• Technical background

Business Development Manager (FMCG)

Johannesburg

FMCG, Food & Beverages

You will be required to increase business capacity by effectively marketing the business and its products to current, new and potential customers. Lead and manage a team to achieve/exceed targets/budgets aimed at growing sustainable sales and profits of the business through the development of business partnerships, which provide a total communication solution to the client.

Corporate Communications Specialist

Durban

Sales and Marketing

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced and talented Communications Specialist to join and play a major role in our high-profile client's communication team. A key role within the organisation as you will drive the delivery of several business-critical communication projects, ensuring their communications provision is fit for purpose and responsive to the future needs of internal and external customers.

• Relevant tertiary qualification
• 5+ years of practical experience delivering communications products
• Ability to operate in a matrix reporting structure and international exposure would be highly beneficial
• Experienced and comfortable working in a large, complex organisation, someone who can roll their sleeves up and think strategically.
• Creative individual who can independently create, plan, write, design and edit content across multiple platforms.

Solar Renewable Energy Manager

Johannesburg

Engineering and Manufacturing

Are you an innovator and a person who derives reward from being involved from the inception of a project to the final implementation?  Are you able to set up the recovery and utilities side? Then you are the person for the role!

Our client has an extensive portfolio that includes retail, corporate buildings and large distribution centres. The strategy of the Group is to start building energy efficient buildings using systems that will result in cost saving to tenants. This includes all renewable energy sources, such as solar, biomass, hydroelectricity, geothermal, and wind energies.

The ideal profile of the candidate is a person who has a flair for innovation, blue sky thinking and has the ability and proven success in building and managing a team that will roll out, maintain and monitor renewable energy projects in the group. 

As an innovator in this space, you will be required to assess each site and propose a strategy, budget and feasibility for the individual properties and the portfolio as a whole. Essential that you have the ability to present your findings in a financial model and willingness to travel into Africa. 

Junior Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

Pretoria

Accounting and Finance

Assist the Senior Cost Accountant in carrying out the costing section activities in the Finance Department.

Due to our client equity plan, preference will be given to African Males and Females. 

Qualifications & Knowledge: 
• Matric
• BCom Financial Management/Cost Accounting
• 1 to 2 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.
• 1 years’ experience working on an ERP system.
• Advanced computer literacy and competency in the Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with Syspro will be an advantage

Scrap Metal Buyer

Pretoria

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client is seeking to appoint a Scrap Metal buyer within the procurement team. You will be reporting directly to the Procurement Manager.  You will be required to procure and secure the sourcing and buying of Ferrous Scrap Metal from Industry.

Regional Key Account Manager (JHB)

Johannesburg

Sales and Marketing

Our client is seeking a dynamic B2B Key Account Manager who is looking to grow their sales career. You will be able to demonstrate a passion and solid experience in applying mobile computing, data capture and label printing technologies to solve business problems for their clients

Qualifications, Skills
• Networking and WLAN Certifications

Experience and Skills
• 2-5 years of B2B end-user sales experience
• Good technical understanding of Mobile Operating Systems (Windows CE, Android ) and product features
• Solid track record of performance against revenue metrics (revenue & profitability)
• Engagement level understanding of different ERP and WMS Systems.
• Experience selling to retail, transport, logistics and healthcare industries strongly preferred
• Experience and understanding of working with manufacturer and distribution channel
• Proficient with Pastel Evolution, MS -Excel and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience in and accuracy of preparing a monthly revenue forecast.
• Appetite and confidence to prospect directly to the end customer
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to grow C-level relationships with customers
• Good business acumen, independent, self-motivated, organized and good at managing priorities
• Must be customer-oriented, able to influence customers at all levels and a strong teammate with a partnering mindset

Planning & Support Manager (Mining)

Northern Cape

Mining

Our client based in the Northern Cape is seeking a Planning and Support Manager with at least 3 years of planned maintenance experience in a mining part control environment. You will be required to ensure the implementation of an effective Maintenance Management Strategy with all planning and scheduling reporting in place and continuously develop and review maintenance schedules to ensure that earthmoving and trackless mobile equipment is effectively utilised.

Role Overview:
• Accountable for the management of resources to deliver business targets
• Optimise Routine Maintenance, Backlog Spares, Strategic Components and Critical Parts sourcing and control. 
• Implementation of appropriate systems and processes to improve equipment performance through improved planned repairs and maintenance
• Develop and review HME budgets for each project and ensure implementation and adherence with operations teams. 
• Establish and profile the SHERQ and Employee relations risks for the area of responsibility.   
• Communicate and ensure compliance with OHSA/MHSA and Company Policies and Procedures.  
• Establish and manage effective and strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders, especially operational teams.

Maintenance Manager

Northern Cape

Mining

Our client based in the Northern Cape is seeking a Maintenance Manager who will take ownership of the management of resources to deliver business targets and earthmoving fleet reliability. You will be responsible for safety, managing budgets, quality and ensuring that all planned maintenance and repairs are expedited. In addition, you will be required to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation and managing effective and strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

Payroll Administrator – Manufacturing

Durban

Accounting and Finance

Our client is seeking a self-motivated team player who displays high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.  You will need to get your hands dirty and get stuck into the detail. Ideally, you will have experience working within an agile working environment. Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor you will be required to ensure the delivery of an efficient and effective payroll function in accordance with company and legal requirements.

Essential that you have the following:
• Matric & Relevant Qualification essential
• 5 years payroll experience essential
• Manufacturing sector experience essential
• Understand BCEA and  keep informed of changes to tax legislation
• Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration.
• Solid experience in working with shift permutations and overtime calculations
• SAP
• Success Factors experience will be advantageous
• Intermediate Excel

Group Chief Executive Officer

Johannesburg

Executives

Assume responsibility as the Group CEO for the leadership of the Group. Manage the existing business, ensuring effective strategic direction and the continued financial soundness of the Group. As Group CEO you would need to develop new revenue opportunities and new markets and to strategise creatively and work collaboratively with the Shareholders to leverage the solid reputation currently enjoyed into new opportunities.  You will be tasked to target bold, aggressive growth within the BPO space, including offshoring both inbound and outbound. As a senior, trusted management figure you must have a good strategic judgement in taking the company into new areas of the business to diversify revenue and profit streams. 

• At least five years’ experience in either managing a business in its entirety or running a large BPO division within a company which is independent of the support of a head office structure.
• Strong preference for candidates from mid-size companies as opposed to large corporate environments 
• Must have had at least three years’ experience working at Director level within a private company and be familiar with reporting to and working with shareholders of the business 
• Must be comfortable working in an environment where consensus building with the shareholders, who are still actively involved in the business, is a natural part of the management process 
• Must understand how to formulate and execute business plans and strategies  
• A deep understanding of sales and how to enable and manage a large team of sales consultants is a serious advantage. Must be able to motivate large numbers of staff in order to maximise results 
• Good understanding of service experience and the processes required (necessary at Group level) 
• A desire to work with and develop young people in a high-performance environment is important 
• A strong focus on the implementation of entrepreneurial initiatives 
• Experience implementing modern technology (with a pragmatic understanding of how technology can leverage a business) 
• Candidate should be highly numerate, analytical and commercially driven 

Financial Manager – Manufacturing

Durban

Accounting and Finance

Reporting to the CFO, the incumbent will work as an individual in a management team environment to drive the success of the business unit and overall organisation. Designing, implementing, and managing the specific financial management and control functions of the business whilst continuing to manage and improve the inherent risk profile of the business.

• CA (SA) or CIMA qualification.
• Min 5-7 years’ post articles experience in financial management and accounting.
• Proven experience in IFRS reporting.
• Excellent Microsoft Excel and MS Word skills.

Warehouse Supervisor

Port Elizabeth

FMCG, Food & Beverages

Our client is looking for a highly effective leader to assist the Warehouse Manager. You will accountable for the effective running of the warehouse department, inclusive but not confined to the managing of picking, stock transfers, receiving, deviation reporting, cycle counts, cage allocation and document flow ensuring stats and productivity are followed.

Transport Manager (FMCG)

Port Elizabeth

FMCG, Food & Beverages

Our client is seeking an experienced candidate who has gained extensive distribution experience in the FMCG/Supply Chain sector.  Assume responsibility for the entire distribution fleet.  Ideally be able to start at short notice.
Transport Diploma and or studying towards one and or Management Diploma
• 10yrs in distribution sector 
• SAP (advantage)
• Experience in material handling in the FMCG industry essential
• Experience in a service environment would be advantageous
• Must have own transport

Branch Manager

Durban

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client based in Durban is seeking a self-motivated, target driven individual to take accountability for the growth of their region. As Branch Manager you will be accountable for managing the Branch, oversee financial reporting, directing all operational aspects including distribution, sales, customer service, HR and all administration of the branch in accordance with company objectives. You will display a solid track record in respect of growing the regions you were responsible for the growth of the people you managed. 

National Credit Manager (FMCG)

Johannesburg

Accounting and Finance

Our client is seeking a seasoned National Credit Manager who understands the complexities and stress operating in a highly demanding environment. Essential that you will have gained extensive experience in the FMCG sector and have operated in a shared services centre business unit.  You will be tasked to manage a large team of Accounts Receivable Clerks and Administrators and to manage the full accounts receivable function to achieve financial targets set. 
• 5 years’ experience (Operational Execution, Management of Accounts Receivable/ Credit Control Department)
• Min 5 years’ experience in engagement with multiple stakeholders in the business 
• Diploma in Credit Management (3 years) or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (B.Com 3 years)
• Experience within the FMCG sector
• Experience building robust business processes
• Advanced Excel
• SAP

Sales and Marketing Manager

Durban

Sales and Marketing

Reporting to the MD you will have overall responsibility for achieving sales targets, managing market shares and developing sales and marketing strategies.  You will be responsible for sales planning, customer relationship development, controlling and managing budgets, marketing and sales reporting as well as managing a committed team of sales representatives.
• Formally recognized Sales or Marketing Degree or suitable business qualification.
• Good understanding of commercial and management principles with at least 5 years’ experience at a management level.
• Knowledge/experience in the Automotive Industry would be highly advantageous.

Manufacturing Manager (GCC)

Johannesburg

FMCG, Food & Beverages

Our client is seeking a candidate that has a proven track record of implementing and managing WCM principals. Take charge as the technical and production on the manufacturing site responsible for production outputs, asset care, building maintenance, production breakdowns, efficiency and waste targets as well as safety 

• BSc or BEng, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial degree 
• Experience from FMCG or packaging industry 
• Min10 years’ experience in a managerial role covering both production and technical
• Understanding of Safety and Human resource management (Desirable) 
• Good appreciation for site project management (Desirable) 
• Government Certificate of competency (GCC) (Desirable) 
• Good appreciation for factory planning, quality management and good maintenance practices 

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