Archive for May, 2014

Team Assistant/Secretary

Posted by | May 13, 2014 | Uncategorized

FMCG / Manufacture in Household Brands Company is seeking a Team Assistant/Secretary

Mature candidates ( 35 – 45 years old)   will be considered with,

Relevant degree or diploma in Office Management & Technology or related (preferred)

  • 3-5 years working experience in a similar position, supporting a sales team would be very beneficial
  • Strong analytical ability and numeracy skills
  • Ability to handle own correspondence
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle confidential correspondence and issues

A decisive personality who is creative, quick-thinking, independent, yet team oriented


  • Full PA support to National Sales Manager, organise his life, personal support
  • To provide a team assistant and value added support service to the National Key Accounts Manager and team – as outlined in the principal accountabilities listed below.
  • Liaison with South African customer base at Head Office level inter alia; setting up of appointments, assisting with price queries and general queries
  • Responsible for maintaining all customers Price Files.
  • Responsible for Maintenance of Usabco Base Price File.
  • Verify and Rectify all orders
  • General assistance with promotional and special deals.
  • Responsible for preparing new product take on forms
  • Compiling sales reports and pricing strategies for various SA customers.
  • Responsible for completing take on forms for new customer accounts.
  • Responsible for updating the promotional grid.
  • Assist with general queries eg, price queries, delivery queries, merchandising queries, stock queries.
  • Liaise with buyers, distributors and customers on behalf of the National Key Accounts Manager
  • Typing and Filing
  • Ordering office stationery
  • Drawing samples
  • Booking the boardroom
  • Liaison with foreign and local visitors.
  • Prepare the itinerary for foreign travels
  • Handling own correspondence.
  • General duties related to functioning of the National Key Accounts Managers


Sales administrative Support

  • Interaction with customer base at Head office level, inter alia; setting up appointments, assisting with price queries, updating price files, promotions and special orders.
  • Type and co-ordinate all correspondence, memo’s, schedules, agendas, Promotional Grid/Volume Driver.
  • Ensure that all correspondence is filed in the relevant files.


General Office Support

  • Keep an updated filing system.
  • Manage conference/meeting, organising venues and catering.
  • Assist with general office duties as and when required.


Diary Management

  • Manage the Key Account’s diary so as to keep it updated, and ensure that all relevant appointments with key customers are made as requested.
  • Make travel bookings as requested

HOURS:   8.15 -17.15

STARTING DATE:    ASAP, within notice

SALARY RANGE: R 9 000 – R 10 000 (maybe R11 000 for an exceptional candidate) + benefits

MEDICAL:   Yes,    PENSION:   Yes

Please submit CV’s to:



Posted by | May 13, 2014 | Uncategorized

Household Brands Manufacturer is seeking a Handyman / Electrician

essentially this would be someone who owns a

Trade tested N3 electrician with wireman’s license (critical), with

  • 2-3 years experience in general handyman work (Plumbing / Plastering / Electrical work)

Personal/Other Criteria : 

  • Well developed problem solving skills
  • A team player
  • Analytical and technical skills/ methodical
  • Working knowledge of plant safety procedures
  • Improvement mentality
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.  Adhere to direction.
  • Continuous improvement culture
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends when required.
  • Good timekeeping
  • Responsible – High level of integrity, confident, hard working individual, willing build their career with the company and Fast paced requiring very pressurised environment, able to work independently, with little supervision

SALARY RANGE: R14000 – R15 000


PENSION: Provident Fund  is mandatory


  • Reports to Building Maintenance Supervision
  • To provide the necessary building related maintenance, maintaining the integrity of the building and services, with special attention to electrical reticulation, to ensure and uninterrupted operations
  • Electrical aid to other departments

Limit operational downtime, in all departments

  • Effective and quick, mainly electrical reticulation and also services/ utilities, such as water supply, compressed air reticulation, air conditioning fault finding and repair.
  • Questioning faults and proposing improvements
  • Doing ongoing inspections to timeously identify faults

Performing assigned or identified maintenance tasks

  • Thorough completion of job cards
  • Ensure assigned scheduled maintenance completion and proposing scheduled maintenance improvements
  • Identify and action improvements to reduce the need for corrective maintenance

Success of new equipment procurement and installation as well as equipment modifications

  • Assist in new equipment installations wrt to electrical and service supply

Maintenance spares availability

  • Liaise with store man and supervisor with regard to spares stock keeping improvements

Support management systems like Pragma, ISO9001, NOSA, WCM etc

  • Proper completion of job cards ensured
  • Adhering to works and safety procedures.
  • Assist in developing and improving procedures in area of work

Coaching less experienced artisans

  • Inspect work of less experienced maintenance personnel during and after performing it.  Give advice.  Be approachable to colleagues and subordinates and proactive about requirements for the need of  relevant information and training

Plant safety and safe working

  • Adhere to safety legislation and safe working practices.
  • Maintain safe working disciplines

Please submit CV’s to:

Shift Supervisor

Posted by | May 13, 2014 | Uncategorized

Manufacturer of  Household Brands is seeking a Shift Supervisor, with the following Requirements:

  • At least 5 to 7 years working experience in a plastics environment
  • Injection Moulding experience (essential)
  • Experience in blow moulding and rotational moulding (advantageous)
  • Technical skills – machine setting, mould changing
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems ISO 9001

SALARY RANGE: R 15 000.00 , PENSION:  Mandatory

Personal/Other Criteria:

  • Ability to execute tasks and plans successfully
  • Self motivated – results orientated
  • Supervisory skills (essential) – ability to manage a shift comprising up to 55 people
  • World Class Manufacturing methodologies and technologies mindset
  • Ability to coach and mentor team leaders
  • Responsible, confident, hard working individual, willing build their career with the company
  • Willing to work shifts
  • Fast paced environment (resilient), must be able to lead a team, very pressurised environment, results orientated


  • Reporting to Manufacturing Manager
  • The Position will have +/-55 subordinates reporting to him/her
  • Motivating and leading a team to achieve shift KPI’s.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work culture and environment.
  • Monitor machine performance.
  • Monitor product cycle times.
  • Monitor product quality.
  • Collating information and drawing up KPI’s
  • Correcting any deviations from standard operating conditions (machine settings and process cycle times)
  • Reporting deviations from standard operating conditions to Manufacturing Manager
  • Performance management of the team to achieve KPI targets
  • Management of staff including the planning of hours and taking appropriate action relating to absenteeism.
  • Facilitating/ involvement in disciplinary enquiries and grievances in line with agreements and Company procedures.


Please submit CV’s to: