Career Opportunities

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 

I4Africa, a Technology and Media Company, requires the services of an experienced Graphic Designer to join their young, dynamic Team.

 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)

 

  • Experience as a Graphic Designer within a Marketing Agency, servicing multiple Companies across multiple Business Sectors.
  • Ability to create sample designs that meet client requirements, derived from project briefs.
  • Prepare digital artwork suitable for proofing and/or printing.
  • Prepare preliminary & final proofs and check for errors and amend where necessary.
  • Create & apply our Clients’ Corporate Identity to all their Marketing Material (Digital & Print).
  • Work with the rest of the Media Team, Clients and Management to see projects through to completion, by planning effectively.
  • Ability to Copyright content for all our Clients’ Marketing Material, including but not limited to, Websites, Brochures, Adverts etc.

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects 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.
  • Raw design talent must be evident.
  • Must have strong conceptual skills.
  • Must have strong production skills in order to provide solutions, within the constraints of both the Print & Digital space.
  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines.
  • Neatness & attention to details in work is essential.
  • Passion for the IT & Media/Marketing Industry.
  • Results driven, positive and professional disposition.
  • Client service skills and customer approach.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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.

Technical Knowledge and Skills

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience as a Graphic Designer/Creative Visualiser.
  • A relevant Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design.
  • Fully literate with the Adobe Creative Suite:
    • InDesign.
    • Photoshop.
    • Illustrator.
    • Lightroom.
  • Fully literate with Coral Draw.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications.
  • All applications are to be accompanied by a Graphic Design Portfolio.


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.

 

Closing Date: 25 February 2020

NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

BASED IN JHB

 

A well-established South African company, specialising in Chemical and Hygiene management within food and beverage industries, requires a New Business Development Manager to increase market share and grow revenues in Johannesburg and Regions. This will be achieved by identifying new customers, developing industry contacts, building networks and cold calling.

 

Knowledge and Skills


  • Sales professional with proven track record.
  • Chemical and or Food Industry knowledge.
  • Strong time management and call scheduling.
  • Key target identification and needs analysis.
  • Quick learner - must rapidly get to grips with the product and service offering.
  • Regular feedback and reporting.
  • Build strong customer relationships.
  • Financial acumen and understanding of budgets and financial performance.
  • Ability to work within a structured and disciplined environment.
  • Can work to agreed objectives and standards of performance as defined by the Sales Director.
  • Is organised and can organise.

Experience and Qualifications


  • A tertiary qualification (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Engineering, Food Science) preferred.
  • 5-10 years frontline sales experience essential.
  • Previous experience within the Chemical and Hygiene industry is preferred
  • Previous experience in Food Safety industry preferred
  • Strong sales experience with verifiable track record.
  • Must be computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Technical competence in Chemistry and/or Microbiology will be advantageous

Personal Attributes and General Requirements


  • Driver’s license and own transport essential.
  • Prepared to work flexi hours
  • Prepared to travel Nationally to support Key Accounts in South Africa.
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Have good problem solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction (professional disposition, verbal and written) and liaison with management, co-workers and clients.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.

 

Package Offered

 

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and level of experience.
 
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 retains the right to choose candidates at its sole discretion or not to make any appointments and withdraw the vacancy.


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.


Closing Date: 25 February 2020

TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

BASED IN PORT ELIZABETH

 

A well-established company in Port Elizabeth, specialising in Chemical and Hygiene management within food and beverage industries, requires a Technical Sales Representative to provide technical and sales services and ensure all deliverables, as agreed are met within the Chemical Industry in the Eastern Cape.

 

The primary role is to service and manage key account clients while expanding or adding additional key customer relationships. The successful candidate will in addition, be responsible for some commercial activities of the regional division.

 

Future positions that the successful candidate may be eligible for would include that of Regional Sales Manager. 

 

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Developing new business as well as increasing sales into all associated markets throughout the nominated territory Overseeing and maintaining customer relationships and services standards
  • Provide / Prepare customer quotations where required
  • Negotiate where mandated / necessary terms of an agreement and close sales
  • Prepare and conduct analysis of competitor markets and new targets
  • Improve self-development in familiarising with company products and services
  • Assist with product range expansion and marketing initiatives.
  • Protects organisation value by keeping information confidential
  • Enhance organisation reputation to add value to grow the business
  • Visiting key accounts to troubleshoot problems and identify corrective actions.
  • Chemical stock control and issuing.
  • Monitor chemical usage per department.
  • Repair and Maintain dispensing equipment.
  • Implement or consider suggestions to ensure clients are complying with government food safety regulations.
  • Daily/ weekly reporting to Client and Management on matters pertaining to Cleaning and Hygiene practices and issues.
  • Compiling monthly reports for senior management.
  • Ensuring product profitability, monthly pricing management, stock management and supplier management and driving product promotions.
  • Pro-active in identifying chemical, water and energy saving opportunities.
  • Provide mechanical and sales services where required
  • Effective problem solving.
  • Accurate data gathering and report generation.
  • Analyse concentration of in-use chemical solutions.
  • Ordering, issuing and display of chemical safety signage in all areas.
  • Maintain chemical storage areas in good condition ensuring all Health & Safety requirements are met. 
  • Support cleaning product trials.
  • Building product awareness and understanding.

 

Experience and Qualifications


  • A Tertiary qualification (Microbiology or Chemical Engineering or BSc in Biochemistry, Chemistry & Microbiology) essential
  • 3-7 year technical sales and key account management experience essential.
  • Matric or equivalent
  • Working experience in the Food Industry essential
  • Must be computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Previous experience in calling on the industrial and food and beverage sectors promoting hygiene and cleaning services are essential.
  • Previous experience within the Chemical or Microbiology industry is essential.
  • Demonstrate Technical competence in Chemistry or Microbiology matters will be advantageous
  • Good communication and report writing skills

 

Personal Attributes and General Requirements


  • Driver’s license and own transport essential.
  • Prepared to work flexi hours
  • Prepared to work in Processed and Production Food factories
  • Prepared to travel within Eastern Cape area
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Desire to learn and have good problem solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Willing to get hands dirty and attend to call-outs when required.
  • Self-Motivated and able to work with limited supervision and with close attention to detail.
  • Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction (Professional disposition, verbal and written) and liaison with Management, Co-Workers and clients.
  • Able to ascends/descends ladders, stairs, work in high/confined spaces, where required.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.

 

 

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.


Closing Date: 25 February 2020

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.
  • Carry out Reverse Osmosis CIP’s as and when required
  • Regeneration of demineralisation and water softening plants as and when required.
  • 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 safety data sheets.
  • Look after site health and safety files.
  • 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 within Chemistry in Water Treatment or Microbiology.
  • Analytical Chemistry Degree or Microbiology is advantageous.
  • 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.


Closing Date: 25 February 2020

SITE SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED IN GEORGE

 

FIXED TERM CONTRACT – LINKED TO SPECIFIC CLIENT SITE

                   

The Site Technician will provide on-site services to our Client in George and ensure all deliverables, as agreed are met. The Site Technician will be responsible for all day-to-day services within their Chemical Environment for the duration of the contract between our Client and the Company.

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Chemical stock control and issuing.
  • Monitor chemical usage per department.
  • Repair and Maintain dispensing equipment.
  • Daily/ weekly reporting to Client and Management on matters pertaining to Cleaning and Hygiene practices and issues.
  • Pro-active in identifying chemical, water and energy saving opportunities.
  • Effective problem solving.
  • Accurate data gathering and report generation.
  • Analyse concentration of in-use chemical solutions.
  • Ordering, issuing and display of chemical safety signage in all areas.
  • Maintain chemical storage areas in good condition ensuring all Health & Safety requirements are met. 
  • Support cleaning product trials.

 

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Graduate/ Chemistry or Engineering will be advantageous
  • Matric or equivalent
  • Working experience in the Food Industry essential
  • Computer literate (e.g. Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Demonstrate Technical competence in engineering matters will be advantageous
  • Good communication and report writing skills

 

Personal Attributes and General Requirements

 

  • Driver’s license and own transport essential.
  • Prepared to work flexi hours.
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Desire to learn and have good problem solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-Motivated and able to work with limited supervision and with close attention to detail.
  • Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction (Professional disposition, verbal and written) and liaison with Management, Co-Workers and client.
  • Able to ascends/descends ladders, stairs, work in high/confined spaces.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.

 

Limitations of Authority

 

  • Has no authority to vary terms and conditions without the prior authorisation by the Sales Manager or Sales Director.

 

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.


Closing Date: 15 March 2020

SITE SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED IN CAPE TOWN

 

FIXED TERM CONTRACT – LINKED TO SPECIFIC CLIENT SITE

                   

The Site Technician will provide on-site services to our Client in Cape Town and ensure all deliverables, as agreed are met. The Site Technician will be responsible for all day-to-day services within their Chemical Environment for the duration of the contract between our Client and the Company.

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Chemical stock control and issuing.
  • Monitor chemical usage per department.
  • Repair and Maintain dispensing equipment.
  • Daily/ weekly reporting to Client and Management on matters pertaining to Cleaning and Hygiene practices and issues.
  • Pro-active in identifying chemical, water and energy saving opportunities.
  • Effective problem solving.
  • Accurate data gathering and report generation.
  • Analyse concentration of in-use chemical solutions.
  • Ordering, issuing and display of chemical safety signage in all areas.
  • Maintain chemical storage areas in good condition ensuring all Health & Safety requirements are met. 
  • Support cleaning product trials.

 

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Graduate/ Chemistry or Engineering will be advantageous
  • Matric or equivalent
  • Working experience in the Food Industry essential
  • Computer literate (e.g. Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Demonstrate Technical competence in engineering matters will be advantageous
  • Good communication and report writing skills

 

Personal Attributes and General Requirements

 

  • Driver’s license and own transport essential.
  • Prepared to work flexi hours.
  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans.
  • Desire to learn and have good problem solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-Motivated and able to work with limited supervision and with close attention to detail.
  • Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction (Professional disposition, verbal and written) and liaison with Management, Co-Workers and client.
  • Able to ascends/descends ladders, stairs, work in high/confined spaces.
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills.

 

Limitations of Authority

 

  • Has no authority to vary terms and conditions without the prior authorisation by the Sales Manager or Sales Director.

 

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.


Closing Date: 15 March 2020

ALUMINIUM WELDER

BASED PERSEVERANCE PORT ELIZABETH

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Experienced Mig and Tig Aluminium welder
  • Must be able to read drawings
  • Capable of using small hand tools – manual and electric
  • Precise workmanship a must.
  • Adhere to all H&S requirements as stipulated
  • Technical skills in Aluminium Vessels
  • Ensuring that all materials are installed and meet the company quality standards
  • Completing of timesheets for payment purposes

 

Experience and Qualifications / Minimum requirements


  • Language/ Communication: Ability to read, write and speak English is required.
  • Education/Experience: Welding Certificate preference to individuals that are Trade tested
  • Previous boatyard experience would be an advantage.

Personal Attributes and General Requirements

  • Self-Motivated and able to work with limited supervision and with close attention to detail.
  • Team Player as the nature of the role requires comfortable interaction (Professional disposition, verbal and written) and liaison with Management and Co-Workers.
  • Able to ascends/descends ladders, stairs, work in high/confined spaces.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.
 

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

SHEET METAL FABRICATOR

BASED 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 Attributes
  • 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
 
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.

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