IT Support Engineer / Junior Systems Administrator - Port Elizabeth

IT SUPPORT ENGINEER / JUNIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

The IT Support Engineer / Junior Systems Administrator is a technical position that requires extensive knowledge across multiple areas of IT Support & Infrastructure Administration. The IT Support Engineer / Junior Systems Administrator will be responsible for delivering effective IT Support, together with its respective administrative requirements, to ensure maximum productivity of our clients end users.

Key Performance Areas / Experience
(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)

• Provide both remote and on site First Level End User Support.
• Installation, Troubleshooting & Maintenance of the below Hardware:
o Laptops
o Desktops
o MFP Printers
o VOIP Hardware
o Networking Hardware (Wired & Wireless)
• Ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve faults, as logged on the Companies Helpdesk System, escalating to the Technical Operations Manager where necessary.
• Ability to understand End User requirements when requests are made for new Hardware & Software and be able to Quote accordingly.
• Liaise with Suppliers for all procurement.
• Attend to back-ups at various sites.
• Proficient with Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Windows 8/ 8.1/ 10).
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (2010 / 2013 / 2016).
• Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 administration.
• Basic experience with Server Operating Systems advantageous (SBS2011 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016):
o Active Directory
o Group Policy Management
• Basic TCP/IP Networking knowledge essential:
o DHCP
o DNS
o VPN’s
o Routing
• Experience with Networking Hardware, UTM Hardware & Proxy Servers advantageous:
o UTM Firewalls (Dell SonicWall, Fortinet)
o Routers
o Untangle Proxy Servers
o UbiQuiti Enterprise Hardware
• Experience with various Internet Connectivity Mediums essential:
o ADSL
o 3G / LTE
o Fibre
o Microwave
• Experience with Enterprise Antivirus packages essential:
o ESET Endpoint Protection
o Symantec Endpoint Protection
• Experience with Virtual Environments advantageous:
o Hyper-V
o VMware

Qualifications

• Grade 12.
• Tertiary diploma / certified will be advantageous.
• Technical experience with Pastel Accounting & Pastel Payroll essential.
• Experience with AutoCAD and related software advantageous.
• Minimum of 3 years in a Desktop Support environment.

Personal Attributes

• Must be able to work under pressure.
• Must be able to address multiple calls simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.
• Must be Self-Motivated and able to work under general supervision, with close attention to detail.
• Must be a good Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction and liaison with Management, Co-Workers and clients.
• Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines.
• Neatness in work essential.
• Passion for the IT Industry.
• Results driven, positive and professional disposition.
• Client service skills and customer approach.
• Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.
• Problem Solving and Troubleshooting skills essential.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Positive, confident approach to work and colleagues.
• Honest and reliable.
• Self-Motivated.
• Sober Habits.
• Driver’s license and own transport essential.

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

The Company is committed to diversifying its staff profile in terms of its transformation agenda and encourages candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply.

The Company also retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the Company and grow together.

(Internal candidates closing date: 12 November 2018)

Sentratek - Customer Care and QS Administrator - Port Elizabeth

CUSTOMER CARE AND QS ADMINISTRATOR

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

We are seeking one exceptional, highly motivated and hard-working individual to join our company. The successful candidate should have solid Customer Service Administration, Quality Management, Supply Chain background and some financial background, with excellent ICT skills. As the first point of contact for clients and internal customers, presentation, strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. This individual’s main purpose is to co-ordinate all activities required to direct and control manufacturing quality. In particular to review product quality requirements for individual clients and projects.

Key Performance Areas / Experience

Customer Service Functions:
• Direct liaison between the sales force, customers and company supply chain to fill all internal and external customer orders.
• Ordering of chemicals and related products from supplier base.
• Stock control and Forecasting
• Month end Stock balancing and reporting on slow moving stock
• Receiving, processing and distribution of all customer orders placed.
• Generating Purchase orders, Goods received notes, purchase notes, quotations, sales orders, tax invoices and credit notes.
• Handling of customer and supplier queries should they arise with your transaction.
• Product Price and Cost Management
• Manage the receiving and dispatching of all products from suppliers and maintain all related documents.
• Follow up of Back Orders and communication with client and sales force as to Status
• Maintain effective working relationships with sales force to jointly satisfy customer demands and ensure that sufficient stock is available in the various warehouses.
• Provide regular feedback to clients and sales force regarding order fulfilment status.
• Manage incoming calls from suppliers and customers
• Responsible for administering the Company quality program in accordance with customer and Company requirements
• Determine, establish and enforce, through all operational departments, quality and safety requirements in accordance with Company needs, based on current regulatory guidelines.
• Assure all complaints are recorded properly and are closed out upon resolution with the customer.

QC Management
• To continuously review quality control processes, procedures and capabilities in order to sustain the most cost effective and efficient methods for meeting quality requirements and making recommendation for improvement as appropriate.
• Manage all non-conformances that may arise from manufacturing companies / end user clients
• Manage and control all quality control activities in according with identified Qualify Assurance standards, company procedures, client specifications and contract requirements.
• Maintaining database of core QMS information.
• Responsible for managing and overseeing audits.
• ISO 9001 back ground, beneficial, putting systems in place, writing up and putting procedures in place through achieving ISO 9001.

Personal Attributes
• Presentable with excellent communication and coordinating skills
• Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines
• Ability to work under pressure and put in longer than standard hours if required
• Ability to work independently but be a team player
• Must enjoy problem solving and trouble shooting
• Ability to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
• Positive, self-motivated, “use own initiative” and confident approach to work and colleagues
• Strong administrative and customer service skills with attention to detail, will be essential

Experience and Qualifications
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• 3-5 years relevant experience within a Customer Service / Quality Control environment
• Tertiary qualification in Quality is not essential but will be advantages.
• Substantial experience in a Manufacturing Qualify Control role.
• Any experience / certificated in Quality Management e.g assisting a Quality Manager, security check on quality specification, any back ground of transport acts, Hazchem rules and regulations advantageous
• Certificate in ISO standards advantageous
• Experience within a Chemical environment would be advantageous
• Strong Freight and Logistics experience would be advantageous
• Fluent in Afrikaans and English (Read, Write and Verbal)
• Honest, healthy and reliable

Computer Literacy
• Pastel V11 would be advantageous
• Intermediate knowledge in MS Office (Excel and Word)
• Basic Accounting Principles would be advantageous

Package Offered
This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

The Company is committed to diversifying its staff profile in terms of its transformation agenda and encourages candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply.

The Company also retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT group and grow together.

Sentratek - Intern Applications for University Graduates - Port Elizabeth

CHEMISTRY AND WATER TREATMENT SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

The Chemistry Water Treatment Service Technician will be responsible for industrial water sampling, analysing and making chemical adjustments to ensure effective water chemistry process management which will also include maintaining and repairing water treatment equipment where required.

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)

  • Review water treatment programmes at customer sites through sampling and testing process which is not limited to cooling, boilers and effluent water.
  • Checking dosing systems and adjusting dosing rates as per test results.
  • Maintain and ensure repair the treatment plant systems are performed.
  • Inspect, service and repair components of the water treatment plant including water intakes, pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment controls, circulation pumps, boilers, coolers and valves.
  • Prepare work orders for servicing and repairs.
  • Provide feedback to management through using effective communication channels.
  • Take responsibility for client requirements regarding water treatment sales.
  • Manage tasks set-out by management for client projects within prescribed deadlines.
  • Understanding of cost management principles, making sure no money is wasted on purchase of goods.
  • Basic understanding chemical stock management.
  • Develop new business opportunities on site, by “keeping eyes open” to opportunities.
  • Develop and implement personalised signage on clients premises.
  • Ensure all chemicals have spec sheets.
  • Keep clients dosing stations, Softener Plant etc. in good order, including clean and tidy.
  • Always focus on customer service and satisfaction.
  • Ensure all Water tests & Reports are kept up to date daily / weekly.
  • Maintain the company’s image, by being professional at all times.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines.
  • Neatness in work put forward essential.
  • Passion for the business.
  • Results driven, positive and professional disposition.
  • Client service skills and customer approach.
  • Willingness to get hands dirty essential.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write/complete technical reports.
  • Problem Solving and troubleshooting skills essential.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Positive, confident approach to work and colleagues.
  • Team player approach.
  • Honest and reliable.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Sober Habits.

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of water treatment products and equipment.
  • Technical skills (working with your hands).
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting skills critical.
  • Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment, objects or chemical products.
  • Ability to work in different weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with various forms of piping, fittings, installations of pumps.
  • Understanding water flow movement essential.

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience in Chemistry in Water Treatment Industry.
  • Analytical Chemistry Degree.
  • Passport will be advantageous.
  • Digital Reporting and emailing clients professionally e.g: Word and Excel skill essential.
  • Technical minded.
  • Drivers Licence 08 essential.
  • Fork lift licence advantages.
  • Electrical / Mechanical Water Treatment understanding not required but will be advantageous.
  • Good safety awareness.

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.
 
The Company is committed to diversifying its staff profile in terms of its transformation agenda and encourages candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply.

The Company also retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the Company and grow together.

Sentratek - Mechanical and Water Treatment Service Technician - Port Elizabeth

MECHANICAL AND WATER TREATMENT SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

The Mechanical Water Treatment Service Technician will be responsible for maintaining and repairing water treatment equipment. It will also include taking measurements of water quality and making adjustments to the chemicals used to make water potable and safe. An ideal candidate will be from a plumbing background with some Water Treatment experience.

Key Performance Areas
(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)

• Water treatment knowledge working on and with e.g: Boilers, Cooling Tower, RO plants and any Industrial Water filtration. Any experience in working with the equipment - advantageous.
• Installation of Bleed systems on cooling towers and boiler blow down systems.
• CIP knowledge on RO plant.
• Experience with industrial filter media changes.
• General electrical knowledge e.g: single phase pump installations.
• Able to follow Water flow in process and knowledge in working with sensors and minor programming of equipment.
• Read blueprints and drawings to understand or plan the layout of plumbing / water treatment water supply systems will be advantageous.
• Cut, assemble and install pipes and tubes with attention to existing infrastructure.
• Install and maintain water supply systems.
• Locate and repair issues with water supply lines (e.g. leaks).
• Assemble fittings and valves for installation.
• Hands on experience in connecting pipe fittings.
• Write report documenting the problem and summary of actions taken.
• Must be able to plan and execute tasks (with limited or no supervision) at an installation.
• Must be able to work with hand tools, drill, grinder, and welders.
• Ability to problem solve.
• General plumbing work will be advantageous.

Personal Attributes

• Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines
• Neatness in work put forward essential
• Passion for the business
• Results driven, positive and professional disposition
• Client service skills and customer approach
• Willingness to get hands dirty essential
• Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to write/complete technical reports
• Problem Solving and troubleshooting skills essential
• Excellent time management skills
• Positive, confident approach to work and colleagues
• Team player approach
• Honest and reliable
• Self-Motivated
• Sober Habits

Technical Knowledge and Skills

• Knowledge of water treatment products and equipment
• Technical skills (working with your hands)
• Problem solving and trouble shooting skills critical
• Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment, objects or chemical products
• Ability to work in different weather conditions
• Ability to work with various forms of piping, fittings, installations of pumps
• Understanding water flow movement essential

Experience and Qualifications

• 2 years’ experience in Mechanical in Water Treatment Industry (Experience in both will be advantageous)
• N3 Mechanical / Plumbing essential
• Passport will be advantageous
• Digital Reporting and emailing clients professionally e.g: Word and Excel skill essential
• Technical minded
• Drivers Licence 08 essential
• Fork lift licence advantages
• Electrical understanding not required but will be advantageous
• Good safety awareness

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

The Company is committed to diversifying its staff profile in terms of its transformation agenda and encourages candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply.

The Company also retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the Company and grow together.

Sentratek - Junior Accountant / Senior Bookkeeper - Namibia

The role will be for coordinating the day to day financial processes of the company. This will involve attending to all financial functions in Namibia and providing support to the South African Financial and Operational Managers in planning, monitoring, and reporting on Financial Management functions related to the Organisation.

Key Performance Areas

• Monthly reconciliation and control of the Pastel sub book. (Debtor, Creditor, Inventory, Cash Book both bank and Petty Cash)
• Prepare and interpret monthly management accounts and annual reports for submission to SA
• Accountant to Balance Sheet (Financial Statements) (Pastel)
• Reconcile balance sheet / balance sheet reconciliations
• Analyse margins / strive for cost reductions and highlight to SA and Country Manager
• Analyse and manage risks in country
• Monthly forecasting of QPE’s and submissions to SA
• Prepare weekly cash flow statements and monitoring of cash and submission to SA
• Generation of Discounted Cash Flows
• Management of Rental Agreements with key Senior Staff Members
• Management of Rebate Agreements with key Senior Staff Members
• Generation of Month End Journals (Standard and ad hoc)
• Reconciliation and submission of Statutory Returns (Income Tax / Vat / PAYE/ Social Security / VET Levy)
• Obtain annual Tax Clearance Certificates
• Obtain annual Letter of Good Standing
• Daily cashbook capturing
• Monthly Bank Reconciliation. (Local and Foreign)
• Petty Cash (Disbursements / Replenish / Reconcile
• Management of inventory and stores
• Execute and Management of all Stock taking and variance analysis
• Pastel generation of new stock items/ codes
• Management of Material and Logistics
• Job Card Management and Profitability
• Management of all BOMS
• Debtors book responsibility and management. Follow up all debt and provide for any potential bad debt which is a risk for the company. Be able to process Debtors Invoicing as a backup function.
• Monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts (Debtors and Creditors)
• Ensure that all Debtors applications are completed and credit worthiness of potential customers have been established before Sentratek starts trading with the customer.
• Ensure that Customer Credit Limits are constantly reviewed and updated when necessary.
• Manage, Review and authorise creditor reconciliations and timelines thereof. Authorisations to be done according to company mandates.
• Review, check and authorise creditors and EFT payments in line with SOP’s and mandates.
• Banking – Load all payment runs (once off and monthly)
• Banking profile management (load and maintain all beneficiaries and any other ad hoc tasks)
• Provide feedback by using the SMP platform as well as using this platform to set up tasks for direct reports.
• Pastel Control / Maintenance (Ensuring data accuracy, integrity and adhere to all group and statutory deadlines)
• Pastel administration (adding new users and maintenance)
• Ensure company mandates are adhered to and escalate and breakdowns in the process.
• Management of External Audit / SARS Audits
• Annual Review - Rentals / Renewals / Leases
• Annual Insurance Review and presentation of risks and relevant changes
• Full payroll function (Admin / Processing / Reconciliations / Journals) – Submission to SA
• Coordinate all aspects of deposits, debtors and creditors
• Assist in the annual budgeting process
• Provide a financial and administrative link to operations when required
• Coordinate financial controls and assist staff to initiate and implement new systems where necessary
• Assist in the compilation of financial reports to departments when required
• Maintain asset registers, Office Equip and IT Register
• Maintain Control and the administration of the Vehicle Fleet
• Reconciliation and capturing of all expense claims
• Ad Hoc Financial Tasks and duties

Personal Attributes

• Presentable with Excellent communication and coordinating skills
• Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines
• Ability to work independently but be a team player
• Methodical, systematic and analytically minded
• Positive, self-motivated and confident approach to work and colleagues
• Honest and Reliable
• Flexible to be able to, if and when required, to work overtime without additional compensation.

Experience and Qualifications

• 5 to 7 years relevant experience in a similar position
• Relevant degree/ diploma in finance, accounting and administration essential
• Working knowledge of Pastel Partner V18 and Pastel Payroll version 2016
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable own transport essential
• Strong cashbook, creditors and debtors essential
• Proven experience in processing journals and accounting processes.
• Experience in payroll will be essential

Computer Literacy

• Excellent knowledge required MS Office 2013 - Excel spreadsheet capabilities
• Good knowledge required MS Office 2013 – Word
• Pastel Accounting Partner Package V18 – essential
• Pastel Payroll version 2016 - advantageous

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

The position and the recruitment process for this position are governed by the Group’s Employment Equity, Recruitment and Selection Policy.

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged CV should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT group and grow together.

LPSA - Sheet Metal Fabricator - Port Elizabeth

Technical Requirements:

  • The following minimum requirements are essential
  • A recognised trade diploma
  • Applicant must be experienced in the use of Guillotine and Bending Brake machines
  • The ability to fabricate sheet metal products to a 0.5mm accuracy
  • MIG, TIG and Arc welding of 1.5 – 3mm 3CR12, 304,316 Stainless Steel as well as ElectroGalv and Mild Steel
  • Sheet metal finishing, polishing and preparation for painting
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • A minimum of 10 years post apprenticeship experience

Personal Requirements:

  • Must have own reliable transport
  • Be of sober habits
  • Have good housekeeping habits
  • Be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be prepared to work overtime if required

T-Craft - Aluminium Welders - Port Elizabeth

T-Craft a division within the OLM Group requires Tig- Mig Aluminium Welders to work at our Perseverance-based Yard.

The following would be the requirements that would motivate an interview request.

Experience and Qualifications:

The following will be advantageous to any applicant

These are considered a guideline while attitude, aptitude and practical and commercial experience are the primary alignments factors driving this position.

  • Proven Proficiency in Aluminium TIG / MIG welding
  • Weld coding and experience in Aluminium Boatbuilding would be advantageous
  • Sheet-metal and Fabrication experience
  • Having worked in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Knowledge of All relevant safety codes
  • Ability to read and understand production drawings

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to drive Weld and Quality standards to World Class level
  • Healthy, Positive and Self-motivated individual  
  • Practical and Technical person with Sober Habits
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Willingness, initiative and ability to solve fabrication problems as they occur
  • Ability to work to systems

Computer Literacy:

  • MS Windows Office

Package Offered:

A competitive package will be made available to qualifying candidates based on experience and qualification.

Starting Date: ASAP

Please e-mail your contact details and abridged CV should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and assist us to grow together.