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Chief Executive Officer

Johannesburg

Executives

You're the one that's in charge of the whole company, from the day to day stuff to the really big picture problems. You will be held accountable when things go right – but also when they go wrong. If you like variety and thrive on pressure and also have a mind for thinking strategically and financially, then this can be a fantastic job for you as every day can be different. You would need to develop new revenue opportunities and new markets (locally and internationally) and to strategise creatively and work collaboratively with the Shareholders to leverage the solid reputation currently enjoyed into new opportunities.

Financial Business Analyst

Pretoria

Accounting and Finance

Reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for the analyses of financial data to enable effective decision making, strategic planning and profitability for the company. You will be required to work closely with CEO, GM, CFO and Sales Manager to action plans related to data analyses results. Due to our clients' equity plan preference will be given to African males or females.
CA(SA) or CIMA qualified
• 3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment is critical
• 3 years’ working experience on ERP systems essential
• Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills in particular Excel
• Experience with Syspro will be an advantage
• Strong Analytical and planning Skills

Chief Financial Officer (CA)SA

Pretoria

Accounting and Finance

Reporting into the CEO, our client is seeking a CA(SA) with a min of 3 years post articles experience in the manufacturing sector. You will be responsible for the overall finance and corporate functions for the company. Due to our client’s equity plan preference will be given to African males or females.

• CA(SA) essential
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment
• 3 years’ experience leading a team
• 3 years’ ERP system experience 
• Advanced competency in the Microsoft Office Suite - EXCEL
• Experience with Syspro will be an advantage
• Project Management Skills
• Above average Verbal and Written Communication Skills in English

Outbound Logistics Supervisor

Durban

Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics, Transport

Our client is seeking a candidate that is customer and quality driven with high levels of integrity as key behaviours.  You will be required to supervise the safe execution of all activities in the Outbound Logistics process and to ensure that all processes and controls pertaining to the movement of finished products are adhered to.

• Certificate/ Diploma: Supply Chain /Warehouse Management
• Manufacturing sector experience essential
• 10 years plus experience in managing a logistics environment
• Knowledge of Supply Chain Management
• Quality (ISO) experience essential
• Transport Logistics expertise essential
• MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Industrial Relations Specialist

Port Elizabeth

Legal

Our client operating in the manufacturing sector is seeking to appoint an IR Specialist who will be required to manage the IT portfolio and provide specialist support to the business to maintain a harmonious working environment and conflict resolution in-line with company policy and relevant legislation. 

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in HR or similar 
• Legal training/qualification will be an added advantage
• 6 to 8 years’ experience in a labour relations position  
• Advanced experience with union engagements, bargaining council/ CCMA representation
• Sound knowledge and experience of the application of the relevant Acts and regulations (LRA, BCEA, Skills Development, Employment Equity Act)
• Strong negotiation skills
• Strong advisory skills
• Good Coaching, facilitation, and presentation skills
• Ability to interpret and implement policies, processes and objectives

HR Benefits & Compensation Administrator

Port Elizabeth

Human Resources & Skills Development

Reporting to the HR BP and Finance, our client is seeking an experienced HR Administrator with a broad working knowledge and understanding of compensation and benefits concepts, terminology and the interrelatedness of these within Human Resource practises. You will be accountable for the operational administration and coordination of compensation and benefits. This includes Provident Fund, Medical aid, Funeral schemes, and Loan administration. Additional duties include Monthly data input, Recognition awards programme, Audit compliant in area of responsibility and the drafting of reports for your area of expertise

• Minimum of a 2-year Diploma in Administration/Compensation and Benefits 
• 5 years’ experience in an HR administration/compensation and benefits role 
• Manufacturing sector experience is essential
• Computer literate – MS Office package at an intermediate level
• Knowledge and experience in payroll systems

Technical Training Officer

Durban North

Human Resources & Skills Development

Do you have a passion for Training and Development?  Our client is seeking an innovative, energetic, self-motivated team player with a sound technical training background. You will have gained extensive experience in the transferring of skills to employees both from an operational and technical skills perspective. This will include managing operations and technical trainees such as E.I.T. apprentices, learners, etc. 

You will be required to develop, implement and maintain training programmes and manuals.  In addition, your expertise will include the providing of monthly training reports and compiling of WSP and ATR for submission to the relevant SETA. Proactively conduct skills gap analysis, audits and compiling the annual training budget.  

Head of Technical Innovation

Cape Town

FMCG, Food & Beverages

Our client, a leader in the FMCG sector is seeking a Head of Innovation, you will be responsible for leading the organisation in research for new products, product enhancements and product redesign. 
Collaborating with key stakeholders both locally and globally to identify and exploit opportunities for future growth. 
You will have strong commercial skills and a strong understanding of marketing and branding principles within FMCG industries.
Your experience should be from a strategic business or marketing development role, within an FMCG company.
You will be joining a team where you can make an impact working on a range of branded platforms, helping to develop a pipeline of products to drive long- term growth. 

Regional Trade Manager – JHB/Mpumalanga

Johannesburg

Sales and Marketing

Our client is seeking a candidate that has the ability to prepare a roadmap for success for the region and has gained extensive experience in trade execution, both formal and informal. You will be held accountable for driving sales and desired outputs across various geographic areas. The role will also contribute towards Channel and Business Development and support Regional Marketing efforts
  Relevant Bachelor Degree 
• 6+ years’ leadership in Sales and Trade Execution 
• Negotiation and trading ability 
• Formal and Informal trade experience 
• Retail and wholesale experience
• Developing and leading teams 
• Robust IT Skills 
 

Regional Trade Manager – Limpopo/Pretoria

Johannesburg

Sales and Marketing

Our client is seeking a candidate that has the ability to prepare a roadmap for success for the region and has gained extensive experience in trade execution, both formal and informal. You will be held accountable for driving sales and desired outputs across various geographic areas. The role will also contribute towards Channel and Business Development and support Regional Marketing efforts
 
• Relevant Bachelor Degree 
• 6+ years’ leadership in Sales and Trade Execution 
• Negotiation and trading ability 
• Formal and Informal trade experience 
• Retail and wholesale experience
• Developing and leading teams 
• Robust IT Skills 

Manager Sustainable Energy

Johannesburg

Renewable Energy

Are you an innovator and a person who derives reward from being involved from the inception of a project to the final implementation?  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. A minimum of 3 years plus experience in rolling out similar projects in renewable energy will be critical to your success.

Procurement Manager

Pretoria

Engineering and Manufacturing

Reporting into the Executive Directors, our client is seeking to appoint a Procurement Manager who will assume responsibility for the entire procurement function in the organisation. Procurement covers both local and imports. Extensive experience in the heavy manufacturing sector, ideally the metals sector.

• Relevant Bachelors’ degree in Commerce is a minimum requirement
• 10 years’ procurement experience in the heavy manufacturing sector
• In-depth knowledge and experience of any inventory management system
• Extensive experience in the procurement of spares, workshop materials, heavy and light industry machinery, maintenance and metallurgy in the heavy manufacturing sector
• ISO experience
• Experience in BBBEE procurement management
• Experience in managing imports
• Experience in the daily supervision of Raw Materials in the Stores Department
• Experience in the calculation of materials issued including materials used in production  
• Experience in preparing, reviewing and maintaining supplier contracts
• Proficient in MS Excel 
• Proficient in ERP applications 
• Proven ability to lead staff and ensure maximum productivity
• Negotiation skills

Technical Manager - Millwright

Johannesburg Springs / Heidelberg

Engineering and Manufacturing

The successful candidate will be an experienced and motivated individual and will be in possession of the following:
• Millwright or equivalent Trade Qualification 
• Mechanical Engineering qualification will be an advantage
• 10 years working experience in the FMCG sector
• Valid Wireman’s license
• Strong electrical and mechanical knowledge
• Good fault-finding skills
• Batching will be an advantage
• Own Tools
• Own Transport
• Must be able to relocate
• Must be able to work outside normal working hours, Shift work and Standby duties
• Working in confined spaces and at heights


Financial Accountant - Manufacturing

Durban

Accounting and Finance

Our client a leader in their field is seeking a Financial Accountant who has a solid track record in the manufacturing sector. You will be required to assist in managing the Groups’ and associated entities, accounting, finance and secretarial functions including assistance with their annual audit and preparation of annual financial statements.

• Post graduate qualification in Finance
• Post article experience is beneficial 
• CA (SA) qualification is preferred
• Minimum 3 years of appropriate management experience in an accounting environment
• Demonstrates an understanding of all facets of business operations and interactions, a sound working knowledge of financial management, numeracy and attention to detail.
• Strong understanding of SA income tax, VAT and other tax legislations
• High-level computer literacy (including MS Office / Excel)
• Working experience in a financial environment
• ERP systems knowledge – preferably JDE
• Sound working knowledge of accounting practises 
• Ability to write advanced macros and produce high-level spreadsheets and financial modelling

Managing Director

East Rand, Johannesburg

Executives

Are you a hands-on executive with manufacturing experience in the technology manufacturing Sector? Do you have a growth-oriented mind-set to drive a business that derives shareholder value?

• The Group is a leading technology manufacturing company with manufacturing plants in Johannesburg, KwaZulu Natal and Cape Town, employing around 350 staff with an annual turnover in excess of R300 million
• Direct reporting into the board
• Full responsibility for the operations and all aspects of the business, including sales and marketing, finance, operations/production (supply chain, manufacturing, etc) and human resources. 
• Responsibility will include developing appropriate short, medium and long-term strategies to not only protect market share but to grow the business through the development of new products, markets. 
• Manage costs and drive continuous improvement through the entire operation.

Regional Logistics Manager JHB

Johannesburg

Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics, Transport

Our client who has a global footprint is seeking a Regional Logistics Manager to be based in their Johannesburg operation.  Reporting to the Group Logistics Manager your role is to lead the logistics team towards meeting national strategic objectives and targets through regular communication and strategic guidance. Manage the overall logistics and resources, both inbound and outbound and drive the implementation and improvements in operating processes and systems to optimise warehouse and transport efficiencies. You will be required to travel nationally on a regular basis and this includes long distances by car and away from home.

• Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Commerce or equivalent would be advantageous
• Min 5 to 8 years of Logistics Management experience in an FMCG environment is required
• Minimum 3 to 4 years at a management level
• Demonstrated people leadership and competency to manage a widely spread staff compliment

Automation and Instrumentation Engineer

Cape Town

Engineering and Manufacturing

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, our client is seeking an A&I Instrumentation Engineering who will be responsible for the Electrical design and development of machines. From proof of concept to prototype to production-ready versions. This includes the managing and Manage and commissioning of large process plant installations, stress testing, collecting and analysing data and writing reports. Essential that you have a Mechatronics Engineering Qualification and the intellectual capacity to solve complex issues into simple methods.

• 3 - 5 years’ experience 
• Electrical design and development of machines are essential
• PLC and HMI Programming specifically on DELTA and Allen Bradley equipment  
• Field Wiring experience
• Commissioning experience
• Electrical and electronic drawings 
• Advanced computer skills, in particular excel or MS Office 
• Willingness to work overtime/weekends
• Will be required to travel internationally 

National Technical Manager (FMCG)

Johannesburg

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client is seeking a senior level Technical Manager, who has operated within a multi-national organisation. Your responsibilities will include the managing of a national portfolio that includes the management of spares, workshops and Field Service Technicians. In addition, you will require to visit key customers nationally for proactive maintenance. Your application must showcase that you have operated at Senior Management level performing a similar function and that you are a qualified Artisan. It is imperative that you understand maintenance engineering, experience in electro-mechanical engineering applications and have managed a large team of staff.

Group Procurement Manager

Cape Town

FMCG, Food & Beverages

Our client is currently searching for a Group Procurement Manager who is confident and a good negotiator reporting directly to the CEO. The role requires an experienced Executive that has worked within an FMCG and Manufacturing environment. The purpose of this role is to support the implementation of the Group Procurement Strategy and become involved in the management and development of Group Supplier relationships. Ultimately you will be required to deliver on Group Savings Targets. Your expertise will include the Sourcing of Suppliers, negotiations, contract management and SLA management.
• 8 - 10 years’ experience working in a procurement environment of which a minimum of 5 years in a managerial capacity 
• BCom Degree in Procurement/Supply Chain
• MBA advantageous 
• CIPS advantageous 

Cost Accountant

Johannesburg

Accounting and Finance

Our client is seeking a Cost Accountant with excellent analytical skills to manage vast amounts of numerical data in order to calculate profit margins and recommend avenues for minimizing costs. The post forms a critical cog between three departments: Finance, Operations and Buying, and Imports.  
• BSc or Bachelors Degree in related field
• 6+ years’ experience
• Must have strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills and solid understanding of accounting principals
• Advanced Excel skills non-negotiable

Financial Manager

Johannesburg

Accounting and Finance

Reporting to the COO and the Group Financial Director our client is seeking the following skills and experience to fulfil this role. It is essential that you have proven experience in managing a finance department in excess of 10 people
• 3-4yrs post articles if CA
 OR 
5-7yrs experience in a similar position if BCom/BCom Honours with a minimum of Accounts 3  
• Working knowledge of GAAP principles
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, financial software applications and highly proficient in Excel
• Experience in a trading environment (distribution/retail)
• Strong Management skills
• Analytical with attention to detail and thoroughness
• Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills 
• Strong initiative and follow through. Decision Maker/ Take Accountability/SELF STARTER
• Ability to multitask and problem solve 

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 

Regional Operations Manager (GCC Factories)

Johannesburg

FMCG, Food & Beverages

To ensure a safe factory is created where people will be motivated, grow and feel valued. Create a continuously improvement mindset with all staff via the Group Manufacturing strategy. Roll out Group Performance management system. Achieve Factory KPI's as agreed through effective teams 
• BSc or BEng, Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial degree 
• GCC / GMR 2.1 Appointee – advantageous 
• Experience from FMCG or packaging industry
• Min 7 - 10 years’ experience in a managerial role covering both production and technical.

General Manager – Inland Territories

Johannesburg

Executives

The successful candidate for this role should display excellent self-motivation, adopt, and develop a results-driven and accountable culture within the Johannesburg branch and supported Inland territories.  You must be successful at aligning, directing, and managing the organization's business activities of Customer service, Inventory planning, Manufacturing, Logistics, and associated Administration support functions. Develop and influence the company strategy to ensure the Group’s short- and long-term goals are achieved and that the branch / region culture is aligned to the various business statements. 

Factory Manager

Durban

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client requires a Manager with strong organisational, planning and management skills. You will be required to manage and control, efficient and effective product manufacturing lines to generate consistently suitable quality product that results in on time product availability to packing production. Your actions and the actions of all reports must meet all quality, safety, environment, and efficiency standards. Perform a strong tie in with sales, marketing, and product development to ensure final product meets company standards, customer needs and requirements. 

Procurement Manager

Durban

Engineering and Manufacturing

Our client is seeking a Manager who possesses strong attention to detail, observation, organizational and leadership skills. You will be required to manage the company’s sourcing capabilities, raw material and packaging forecasting, ensuring they are directed towards sustained quality standards, material cost and margin improvement. Ensuring on time availability of materials for production and alignment of these activities towards meeting customers’ requirements and standards. This includes strategizing and negotiating with compliant local and international suppliers to acquire cost effective and efficient deals within a sustainable framework of reducing expenses and increasing margin.

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