Branch Manager
Location: Cape Town

Our FMCG client is in search of a Branch Manager. The position is based at their sales and distribution operation in Cape Town.

 

The incumbent will be fully responsible for the general management of this sales & distribution operation, including the implementation of strategic initiatives to expand and grow sales of their products in the Cape region.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Managing full branch function.
  • Achievement of maximum profitability and revenue growth in line with company objectives and strategies by controlling the development and performance of all sales activities in an assigned market;
  • Implementing strategic objectives;
  • Implementation and management of systems and procedures;
  • Managing all aspects of the operation’s finances and costs;
  • Managing stock for the operation;
  • Managing human resources and health and safety aspects.

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years proven experience in successfully managing a sales & distribution business, with exposure to all aspects relating to sales, marketing, customer service and warehousing;
  • The ability to drive the operation strategically with a good understanding of finance and budgets;
  • Strong planning and organising skills;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills together with high energy levels;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • A passion for customer service; and
  • Good report-writing and presentation skills.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

MILLWRIGHT [TRADE TESTED]

Location: Cape Town

Our client is recruiting a qualified Millwright or Mechanical Technician for their manufacturing plant in Blackheath, Cape Town

 

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to the maintenance requirements.
  • Perform inspections in accordance with the relevent regulations, manufacturing and Company standards.
  • Report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery.
  • Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all engineering equipment.
  • Identify spares requirements and order according to departmental procedure.
  • Communicate with clients and supervisors to inform on maintenance activities performed and re-start of equipment.
  • Inspect, test and repair MCC, circuites and wiring systems and electrical equipment
  • Used, installed and applied fault finding on programmable logical control circuits (PLC's)
  • Create and maintain job cards.
  • Work overtime, standby and be available for call-outs when required.

 

Requirements:

  • Qualified Millwright or Mechanical Technician (Trade tested)
  • At least two years experience in manufacturing.
  • Experience with industrial machinery

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER

Location: Cape Town

Our Client, based in Cape Town, is looking for a quality assurance officer to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintaining and revision of all quality and food safety documentation to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  • Required to conduct Production Floor inspections throughout the day, assist and collaborate effectively with production department staff relating to food safety, quality, operational efficiencies, and overall optimization process.
  • Assist with FSSC internal audits and supplier quality audits (where required).
  • Assist with employee GMP, HACCP, and FSSC food safety training.
  • Assist with investigating (return of goods) non conformances, root cause analysis, and with development and implementation of corrective actions as required.
  • Assist FS Dept with periodic facility inspections, personnel hygiene inspections, Glass & Hard plastic checks, cleaning and sanitation inspections, to ensure compliance with Food Safety standards.
  • Assist the Food Safety Quality Supervisor with all initiatives as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Food Safety Quality Control/Assurance Certification, Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 4 years experience in a similar role.
  • FSCC/HACCP or BRC working knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER [GENERALIST]

Location: Johannesburg

Our National client is looking for a skilled HRBP to join their team.

Position is based at Johannesburg office, and reports directly to the Head of HR.

Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

Talent mapping and management; including talent biographies IDPs, and succession planning.
Learning and development; including skills gap analysis and training plans.
Performance management; including setting of KPAs/KPIs, disciplinaries and CCMA representation.
Understanding and driving employer brand and employee experience, in line with company culture and a values-driven organisation.

Candidates need to have experience working with very large headcounts - 1000+ employees.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Developing & implementing strategies and plans [in conjunction for Head of HR] to drive people development to meet the overall business performance objectives.
  • Implement and manage the effective delivery of leadership, management, and supervisory development programmes in line with company strategic objectives (including identification of internal leadership pool and external pipeline of talent).
  • Attends to and manages all performance management matters for business unit; including disciplinaries and CCMA representation.
  • Conduct regular training needs analyses for the business unit - ensuring alignment of development plans with strategic training and development plans.
  • Provide input and compiling of training and development budgets to achieve targets.
  • Implement and manage company induction/on-boarding programme for business unit.
  • Participate in the development of company EE plans and inform the goals and objectives of the plans in line with HR strategy.
  • Drive Learning and Development Programme (learnerships), BBEE initiatives, and statutory reporting.
  • Establish, monitor, and manage healthy, diverse, workable internal and external relationships

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification: Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology, Psychology
  • At least 3 years' experience in a senior HR Generalist role.
  • At least 3 years' experience in a learning & development focused role.
  • Experience working with a large number of employees

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

AREA SALES MANAGER [FMCG]

Location: Mthatha

Our client, a National FMCG company, is in search of an Area Sales Manager to lead their Mthatha team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Key account management; ensuring that all client KPIs are met.
  • Meetings with clients
  • Operations management.
  • Staff management; experiencing managing large teams required
  • Sales target tracking, ensuring that targets are met
  • Monthly reporting, including scorecards
  • Regular store visits to ensure compliance
  • Health and safety meetings, reporting on audit findings
  • Transfer of learning to team members

 

Requirements:

  • Currently living in Mthatha or close to (familiar with area, including major retailers)
  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role, managing a large team
  • Solid FMCG sales experience
  • Drivers license
  • Willingness to travel, including regular overnight visits

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.