Career Opportunities

GROUP RECRUITMENT OFFICER

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 
The Group Recruitment Officer position is required to take ownership of the full recruitment function by ensuring a smooth and efficient recruitment process from start to finish. This will include preparing job descriptions with input from hiring managers, writing and placing adverts, shortlisting candidates, interviewing candidates, managing the offer process, and completing associated administrative tasks. This position will be required to work closely with the HR Departments within the Group as well as various levels of Management.
 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  1. Recruitment and Selection Process 
  • Obtain briefings from Hiring Manager regarding requirements for the position.
  • Assist Hiring Mangers to ensure Job Descriptions are detailed and professional, in line with Group standards - research Job Description examples, salary scales etc.
  • Issue Position Advertisement / Job Description to Recruitment Agencies, Social Media Platforms, Printed Media etc.
  • Collect, review, and screen job applications for basic compliance to position requirements.
  • Provide Hiring Manager with the most compliant resume’s in an orderly manner for consideration, as well as the resume’s shortlisted by yourself.
  • Assist Manager to arrive at a shortlist of candidates for interviews.
  • Coordinate logistics for candidate interviews, including interview setup, room reservations, travel arrangements, and video conferencing setups.
  • Prepare consistent interview questions to determine candidate information, history and general suitability; Ensure Manager is prepared with Job Specific questions to test skills / knowledge application. 
  • Lead interviews from an introductory perspective and ensure proper interview notes / minutes are maintained.
  • Coordinate and manage any practical testing requirements which are required for the position.
  • Arrange for second round interviews with the applicable Interview panel and coordinate and prepare interview packs for each panellist.
  • Attend to reference checks, qualification verifications, credit / criminal record checks etc.
  • Communicate outcome to interviewed candidates.
  • Assist with coordinating of obtaining an offer of employment from the HR Department for the successful candidate and arranging signature thereof. 
  • Issue a notification to the applicable support departments (HR, Payroll, IT, etc) advising of the agreed commencement date and position information for preparation.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure everything is prepared for a smooth onboarding experience for new employees – e.g. office space, e-mail signatures, position announcement etc.

 

  1. Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Organise and maintain recruitment-related documentation, including resumes, applications, and interview notes.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date candidate records in the recruitment database.
  • Ensure compliance with document retention policies.

 

  1. Communication, Reporting and Policy Compliance
  • Communicate with recruitment agencies in a structured and professional manner.
  • Communicate with candidates, ensuring a positive and professional experience.
  • Generate regular reports on recruitment activities and metrics for review by the Group HR Manager and Group CEO.
  • Consider Company’s Employment Equity Requirements - Report back to Group HR Manager on placements which are earmarked for Equity Compliance.
  • Ensure Positions are authorised in terms of Group Policies and Mandates
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Recruitment Strategies and Processes.
  • Conduct Interview training with Managers.
  • Update and/or upgrade interview processes and templates.

 

  1. Cost & Time Management 
  • Work with hiring managers to ensure a smooth, timely and cost-effective recruitment and selection process.
  • Ensure position salary scales are in line with reasonable remuneration scales for the applicable industry.
  • Negotiate reasonable fee structures with Recruitment Agencies.

 

  1. HR Administration / Support (Ad Hoc Basis)

 During periods of low recruitment needs, the position will be required to assist with ad-hoc HR Matters, such as: 

 

  • Updating staff personnel files manually and electronically where required.
  • Assist with collation of information packs prior to discipline interventions.
  • Populating and collating performance review results.
  • Assisting with Employment Equity administration tasks such as minutes of meetings, filing and notice boards etc.
  • Administration and coordination of learning/development programmes.
  • Prepare and maintain training register/matrix. Assist with collation of data for SETA submissions accurately and efficiently.
  • Assist with preparations of relevant HR documentation where required.

 

Experience, Qualifications and Professional Skills:

 

  • 3-5 years proven experience in a Recruitment Position, attending to recruitment of senior staff members.
  • Experience as an HR Practitioner or similar role will be highly advantageous.
  • Relevant qualification will be advantageous.
  • In-debt knowledge of recruitment processes and techniques.
  • Familiar with applicant tracking systems and or other related recruitment tools/portals will be advantageous.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office with intermediate/advance level Excel is essential for preparation of reports and metrics.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Business English essential.

 

Personal Attributes:

 

  • Organized / Systematic: Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Results: Motivated by achieving and exceeding recruitment targets within reasonable placement timeframes.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and written with clear and concise communication skills
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
  • Team Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with team members and other departments.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Confidentiality: Understanding of the importance of handling sensitive information with discretion.
  • Focused work output: Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Time Conscious: Ability to work under time pressure and to organise and manage workload to meet deadlines.


Working Conditions and Requirements:

 

  • Own vehicle and valid driver license essential for travelling within Port Elizabeth area.
  • This position may require occasional (limited) travelling within RSA for interviews.
  • This is an office-based position with regular working hours.

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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 05 April 2024

JUNIOR ESTIMATOR / PROJECT LEAD

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 
The specific responsibilities of the JNR Estimator / Project Lead at Candock Modular Floating Systems may vary depending on the size and complexity of the projects, the company's processes, and the individual's experience and expertise. However, the overarching goal is to provide accurate and competitive estimates to secure and manage projects successfully in the industrial, commercial, and leisure markets.
 

Key Performance Areas:

(Any experience in the below KPA’s will be advantageous)

 

  • Project Coordinating & Costing
    • Plan, Coordinate, Track and close out each job (project) in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
    • Prepare and plan the items required for each project / job – ensure technical specs are in line with the job requirements. This includes assessing material cost, labour cost, equipment cost, and any other expenses relevant to the project / job.
    • Prepare and compile costings for sign off and/or quoting. This should include a breakdown of cost and clear explanation of the pricing structure.
    • Prepare client quotes for projects / jobs and obtain signatures on quotes.
    • Work within budget constraints and provide cost – effective solutions to meet client needs while maintaining profitability for the company.
    • Place orders for all items required for the job that are not already in the store.
    • Check and ensure that all goods/components have been received (in good time) to carry out the installation/repair.
    • Evaluate materials and suppliers to ensure that the components and materials used in the floating dock systems meet the required quality and safety standards. This may involve negotiating with suppliers to secure the best prices.
    • Monitor project costs throughout the construction phase and provide cost updates as necessary. Identify cost-saving opportunities and potential overruns.
    • Prepare and submit tender documents for project bids, ensuring that they are accurate and competitive.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, pricing of materials, and cost estimation methods to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the estimating process.
    • Ensure that the technical person (team member) responsible for carrying out the job is fully capable and aware of the project/job requirement.
    • Check that all tools required for the job are available – tool list is in place.
    • Ensure that casuals (if required) have been sourced.
    • Track project progress to ensure the work / project is being carried out within the allocated time.
    • Communicate with the client around any timing plan changes with reasons.
    • Escalate any project / job risk to Management immediately for assistance.
    • Perform Post-mortem on projects to see what went wrong, and what is learnt from these mistakes/problem areas, what can be improved.
    • Where necessary, visit the sites to see status of job and understand what problem areas are being encountered – allow for good communication with the client.
    • Maintain the company’s image, by being professional at all times.
    • Present in a neat and professional manner with Company Branded Clothing and PPE

 

  • Equipment and Spares Sales Support and Services
    • Perform support services for equipment sales to customers.
    • Maintain the day-to-day relationship with customers in respect of sales for spares as well as new equipment sales.
    • Prepare and send quotes out within an efficient and fast time period (24 to 48 hours unless quote is of a highly technical nature and assistance is required)
    • Work closely with administrative sales coordinator to ensure all orders in system tie up with what is loaded on pastel.
    • Provide admin all paperwork related to orders and ensure that quotes tie up with the job numbers related to the job.
    • Assist admin in tying up all equipment sales related job numbers to ensure a smooth month end.
    • Ensure all customer quotes, supplier costs and costing sheets are filed onto the server against customer information – very important for future enquiries.
    • Engage with clients to discuss and explain the estimated costs and to address any questions or concerns they may have.
    • Always focus on customer service and satisfaction.

 

  • Administration, Communication & Reporting
    • Maintain detailed records of estimates, contracts, and project-related information. This includes tracking changes and revisions to the scope of work.
    • Take responsibility for client requirements in your area through feedback to your divisional manager and by escalating queries where required to Management.
    • Collaborate with other departments, such as engineering and sales, to gather the necessary information for accurate estimates and to communicate pricing and cost-related details effectively.
    • Perform administrative functions within the applicable systems and procedures.
    • Communicate professionally and respectfully with Clients.

 

  • Arrange site inductions for all staff and casuals which require site inductions for the job.
  • Execute tasks in a safe and careful manner.
  • Ensure good housekeeping on applicable sites.
  • Prepare and ensure a Health and safety file is complete and in place including all site / job requirements - working at heights, risk assessment, ladder register is up to date, medicals in place etc.
  • Coordinate and ensure a Health and safety file risk assessment has been completed for any new task related to the job.

 

Skills

 

  • Computer Literacy - MS Office (E-Mail, Word, Excel)               ;
  • Modular Floating Systems / Construction Knowledge
  • Construction Knowledge
  • Technical Skills
  • Stock Management (Basic)
  • Cost management principles (Basic – to prevent wastages)

 

Competencies

 

  • Accuracy
  • Analytical Thinking               
  • Planning & Organising
  • Time Management
  • Deadline Orientated            
  • Problem-solving      
  • Systematic
  • Technical aptitude 
  • Professional Verbal & Written Communication

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Relevant qualification as an Estimator or Quantity Surveyor essential.
  • 5 years’ experience as an Estimator will be essential.
  • Relevant experience in the Modular Floating Systems will be advantageous.
  • Must be a good swimmer and comfortable working around/in water when required. This is mandatory for this role.
  • Business English.
  • Experience with formulations BOM.
  • Experience with analysing and negotiating subcontractor quotations.
  • Experience with Estimating, Scheduling, Take Offs, and preparation of quotes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Power Point) skills essential.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Technical minded, good understanding of technical processes.
  • Valid driver license essential. Code 08 (EB) or alternatively, Code 10 (EC1) will be advantageous.
  • CAD experience would be advantageous.
  • Valid Passport

 

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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

JUNIOR HR & PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR

BASED DURBAN

 
This Junior HR and Payroll Administrator function consists of the payroll processing function for one company having three divisions on the payroll system. You will be required to make all the necessary changes to the payroll system to process payroll. You will also be required to liaise with different levels of management and staff to attend to payroll matters in order to resolve these in a professional and efficient manner.

 

Provisional Job Requirements:

  • Office support and Communication
    • Assist with procurement of HR consumable / office items.
    • Filing kept up to date and easily accessible for others to gain access to information.
    • Use of Microsoft Office 365 Suite for written verbal and video communication.
    • Assist with effective communication related to various stakeholders through sharing/receiving applicable information/instructions through informal/formal meetings and keeping minutes thereof.
    • Assist with translation and circulation of notices on notice boards to ensure upward/downwards communication. Maintain notice boards to ensure they are current/updated on a regular basis.
    • Use of prescribed HR/Payroll templates.
    • Ensure workspace and surroundings are kept in a presentable and professional state.
    • Ensure work is filed correctly and not kept in a cluttered manner.
    • Reducing/managing waste.
    • Assist with archiving where necessary.

 

  • Payroll Data Administration 
    • Assist with payroll data (+-180employees), including but not limited to the following:
  • Processing of weekly payroll.
  • Assistance with monthly payroll.
    • Maintain and update attendance management system – full function:
      • Monitor and report absenteeism to management.
      • Load/remove employee info (Name, Surname, ID Number, Emp Code, Dept and Shift) onto system and sync with facial recognition.
      • Correct verified clocking’s if necessary.
      • Liaise with staff where queries concerned.
    • Receive, check, collate and submit payroll input information where mandated in an accurate and timely manner to the HR / Payroll officer, including but not limited to leave forms, time and attendance information, overtime, payslips, provident fund statements, IRP5’s etc.
    • Assist with document control and signature for casual (temporary) staff members.
    • Assist with on-boarding and off-boarding information/correspondence related to payroll.
    • Assist with capturing of leave on Payroll system within deadlines accurately. This task to be issued at a future date.
    •  Reconciling third party payments – Union memberships, Provident fund, Garnishee, Loans.
    • Knowledge of processing statutory declarations – EMP 201, EMP501, STATS SA.
  • Maintain/update Liberty Beneficiary Nomination to ensure latest information is received from all staff.

 

  • Human Resources Administration (Providing support and assistance)
    • Employee / Operational Files
      • Utilise internal HR related software programmes competently.
      • Provide a range of clerical and general HR Administration duties including filing, scanning (correct format), photocopying, maintenance of both paper and electronic (SMP) filing systems, and any other clerical support to assist in the efficient operation of the HR Department.
      • Maintain manual and electronic staff files (i.e. SMP / Sharedrives / Onedrive etc.) – ensure all relevant supporting documentation and information within sphere of HR is kept up to date.
      • Comply with HR Calendar deadlines related to HR admin functions only and ensure SMP files are updated as specified. Items included below but not limited to:
        • Maintain and update birthday registers and staff contact lists – monthly.
        • Assist with compiling data related to HR year-end tasks using various systems/processes to gather data (e.g. Long Service Awards, Retirement Schedule, Co-Morbidity Schedules (if appl), Leave schedule, Adhoc or Routine Audit/Gap Analysis, Birthday list, Contact list etc.).
        • Assist with Ad-Hoc Staff Matters, Staff Functions and Initiatives
      • Shredding of correspondence where applicable or arranging ‘destroy correspondence’ to be placed in ‘metrofile’ boxes and arrange for boxes to be destroyed.

 

  • Discipline and Performance related items:
    • Assist with administration related to Discipline, Probation, and Performance related meetings – coordination, booking, minutes and related items. 
    • Attend meetings where required for interpretation purposes.
    • Ensure administration and or preparations for discipline processes are collated and submitted to HR Officer for review.

 

  • Training and Development
    • Arrange training where required and ensure service providers are within approved BBBEE levels.
    • Assist with updating /capturing of training (internal / external) on training schedule.
      • Request GL from finance monthly and ensure supporting documents are included in ops file.
      • Request internal training registers from divisions monthly and ensure supporting documents are included in ops file.
    • Update training matrix related to compliance training (i.e. Fork lift / Dangerous Good etc.) – quarterly.
    • Provide support regarding learnership/apprenticeship (CHIETA/Siyaya) information to ensure they are updated and tracked until contract expiry and before submission purposes.

  • Health and Safety
    • Provide support with IOD administration where necessary.
    • Assist with loading of IOD on DEL system with oversight from HR / Payroll officer. This task to be issued at a future date.
    • Ensure medical assessment register is received from Divisions and uploaded on SMP where necessary.

  • Statutory and Legislative items
    • Assist with administration / filing of mandated items (i.e. SETA correspondence / Equity correspondence / UI19’s etc.)

  • Recruitment and Selection
    • Provide support in terms of Recruitment – Job Advertisements, receipt and collation of applications, updating recruitment schedules and scheduling of interviews (as mandated).
    • Ensure background checks (Credit, Crims, References) where requested and done and filed accordingly.

  • On/Off Boarding
    • Assist with admin related tasks (check lists/booking of boardrooms etc.) where required to ensure onboarding / offboarding of employees are attended to in a professional manner.
    • Prepare employee documents and save on server/sharedrive for HR Officer review (e.g. PID, ITC Agreement, Vehicle Users, Exit Questionnaire etc.).

  • HR Calendar / Reports (only related to HR Admin role)
    • Provide support and assist with administration where applicable, including but not limited to:
      • Demographic information
      • Learnerships / Apprenticeship
      • Leave
      • Discipline (Disciplinary record workbook)
      • Training data

 

  • HR / Payroll related projects
    • Assist with projects where required and or related to tasks based on operational requirements.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Zulu language (written and verbal) will be essential.
  • Once year experience in a similar role or payroll department will be essential with relevant certificate or diploma in Payroll will be strongly advantageous.
  • Current knowledge of Payroll Systems is essential (SAGE300 will be preferred) / ESS / Efiling / Easyfile.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office with intermediate/advance level Excel is essential.
  • Use of any Time Attendance system (Beyond Attendance) will be advantageous.
  • Business English.
  • Good understanding of SARS / UIF & WCA online systems and procedures.
  • Good understanding of Bargaining Council (NBCCI) and Provident fund procedures essential.
  • Own vehicle and valid driver license.
  • Strong Mathematical skills & good time management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills & good multitasking skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Be bilingual.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Healthy, Positive and Self-Motivated individual.
  • Patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable.
  • Ability to stay calm under stressful situations.
  • Good situational awareness.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Confident about gathering facts and statistics.
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality.
  • Good organising skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail.
  • Analytical minded and be able to use databases, spread sheets, word processing and accounts packages.

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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

MANUFACTURING/FACTORY MANAGER

CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING PLANT - BASED DURBAN

 
As the Manufacturing/Factory Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless and efficient operations of our industrial detergent manufacturing facility, catering specifically to the dynamic needs of the Food and Beverage, Institutional and Laundry industries. This senior management position demands a strategic thinker with a practical hands-on approach, overseeing key performance areas such as Production Management and Planning, Purchasing and Budgeting & Finance, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Repairs and Maintenance, Communication and Reporting within the Production Environment. 

Managing a diverse team will require strong leadership skills to drive the efficient production of high-quality industrial chemical products, meeting client demands while navigating the intricacies of interaction with the Technical, Finance, Sales and Warehouse divisions. This role requires a seasoned professional who not only possesses a wealth of experience in chemical manufacturing but who is also willing to engage in administrative functions to ensure the overall success of the plant. This role will be suitable if you are a results-driven leader with a passion for operational excellence, a deep understanding of the detergent chemical industry and excellent people management skills. 

 

Key Performance Areas

 

Production Planning

  • Plan production and Forecast Raw Material holdings and purchase in accordance with sales divisions demands/needs.
  • Take responsibility for Toll manufacturing customer base, establishing pricing and offtakes directly with the client.
  • Ensure efficient management, co-ordination and record-keeping of all production activities

to meet quality and quantity standards.

  • Plan daily and weekly checks to ensure smooth operation of production.
  • Plan and arrange human capital in line with production needs at an optimum level of productivity.
  • Identify manufacturing improvement opportunities.

 

Production Management

  • Oversee day-to-day manufacturing operations to ensure adherence to quality standards and production schedules.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance overall productivity and reduce costs.
  • Implement efficient production schedules and workflows.
  • Perform root cause analysis, incident reports and corrective actions - resolve problems.
  • Manage maintenance contractors on site and ensure legal / safety compliance.
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Conduct routine audits / risk assessments of equipment and facilities and resolve issues.
  • Collaborate with department supervisors to address and resolve production challenges.
  • Set tasks and prioritise work across the team.
  • Ensure availability of necessary tools and equipment.

 

Purchasing and Finance Management

  • Oversee and Manage the Raw Material Procurement Function.
  • Negotiate prices and Terms with key raw material and or 3rd party suppliers.
  • Budget, forecast, control and optimise all production operational costs.
  • Overseeing equipment stock and placing orders for new supplies when necessary.
  • Forecasting, ordering, and price negotiation of spare parts inventory.
  • Responsible for full production and maintenance department budget function (CAPEX and OPEX) – including preparation, forecasting, presentation, management, tracking and reporting.

 

Maintenance Management

  • Oversee and manage the Maintenance Department and the relevant staff.
  • Ensure Preventative Maintenance Programme / Schedules are implemented and maintained to reduce risk.
  • Maintains manufacturing assets and facility, parts & tools inventory, supplier quotations, monitoring purchase orders, invoice approvals.
  • Evaluating repair cost estimates against actual expenditure once repairs / improvements are complete.
  • Overseeing equipment stock and placing orders for new supplies when necessary.
  • Forecasting, ordering, and price negotiation of spare parts inventory.

 

Health and Safety

  • Implement and enforce safety protocols and regulations.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Ensure the safety of all staff and visitors to the facility and provide necessary PPE.
  • Developing company policies and standard operating procedures for all production work.
  • Ensuring direct reporting team members adhere to the safety policies and procedures.
  • Check all tools and testing equipment regularly to ensure safe and good working order – report any issues.
  • Be able and willing to accept SHE regulatory appointments.

Human Resources

  • Hiring and management of subcontractors and other vendors when required.
  • Ensure that the correct skillsets are present within the teams.
  • Upskill direct reporting staff by conducting training meetings; one on one development sessions; outside technical skills training.
  • Provide training for factory personnel on production and maintenance processes and use of equipment.
  • Perform and verify Performance Evaluations on direct reports at least once a year.
  • Address employee relations matters fairly and promptly.
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing Production and Maintenance teams that meet agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvement.
  • Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports.
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required.

 

Communications and Reporting

  • Ensure a professional approach when dealing with the various Heads of Departments.
  • Written and verbal communication must comply with the GeoChem code of conduct and should always be executed in a professional manner.
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions.
  • Produce written reports and make presentations.
  • Ensure timeous and professional response to production and maintenance management queries and complaints.
  • Provide timeous feedback and status update on projects managed (E.g. progress reports and production logs)
  • Complete Job Cards, Work Orders and Attendance Reports and Documents and ensure such documents are signed and submitted to the applicable department/s.
  • Review and Monitor Reports provided by staff within your Department.
  • Present yourself in a professional manner upholding the reputation of the Company.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Resilience and ability to handle high-stress situations.
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to manage a diverse workforce.
  • Detail-oriented and results-driven.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Chemical Engineering, or similar qualification is essential.
  • 7-10 years' proven track record of successful experience in Production Management role within a Chemical Industry.
  • Strong knowledge of production concepts, including mechanical and basic electrical systems.
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity.
  • Have experience in chemical production and planning maintenance operations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain Budgets and Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedules.
  • Be highly aware of safety, health and hygiene stipulation and very cautious to reduce production downtime and errors.
  • A dynamic individual who can effectively balance strategic management with hands-on administrative responsibilities.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and procurement / supply chain processes.
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.
  • Understanding of ISO and other systems.
  • Attended to various production/quality audits.
  • Valid Drivers License and own reliable transport.

 

Computer Literacy 

 

  • Intermediate to advance Excel skills will be beneficial to this position.
  • Exposure to Syspro will be added 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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

PRODUCTION PLANNER

BASED DURBAN

 
To convert customer and national warehouses demand into an achievable production plan, taking into consideration available manufacturing capacity and national stock holding requirements.
 

Key performance areas:


SHERQ:

  • Ensure compliance to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and adhere to all safety requirements, policies and procedures of the company.
  • Wear the correct Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) relevant for the workplace and adhere to all the relevant policies and regulations.

Production Planning:

  • Analyse the monthly demand and identify if the demand can be achieved within the stipulated timeframe based on the available production capacity, communicate the outcomes with the Factory Manager.
  • Create a monthly and weekly production plan based on demand and supply constraints.
  • Generate the proposed production plan schedules and present to the production team on a monthly and weekly basis.
  • Generate jobs on Syspro as per the production plan schedules and issue the jobs to the Production Supervisors.
  • Lead the weekly production planning meeting, implement changes on the production plan as agreed with the Production team and publish the weekly plan to the relevant personnel.
  • Publish the adherence to the production plan on a daily basis and supply feedback to the production team.
  • Highlight non-adherence where applicable to the relevant personnel.
  • Measure all closed and open jobs on a weekly basis, generate the relevant feedback report to ensure compliance and submit to the Factory Manager.
  • Ensure all planned runs are economical and best use of resources to prevent over stock on finished goods in the factory and storage finished goods warehouse.
  • Indicate constraints, priorities and product sequences required to achieve both efficient production and customer satisfaction.
  • Incorporate all maintenance plans in the proposed production schedule.
  • Inform the commercial team of the order status and any potential supply challenges to enable effective communication with all customers on a daily basis.
  • Familiarise yourself with the company inventory codes, production capabilities, equipment and equipment compatibilities and uses.
  • Participate in stock takes and ensure all processes and paperwork linked to stock take requirements are closed off and up to date.

Reporting:

  • Supply the Factory Manager with the relevant Standard and Operating Procedure (S&OP) information to be included in the management report, include production demand performance.
  • Monitor adherence to plan and escalate failure to adhere to the Factory Manager.
  • Prepare and distribute relevant capacity report and indicate all available capacity and opportunities to the production team.

 

Experience and Qualifications:


Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management /Business Management/ Production Management
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in an inventory planning role specifically in a FMCG environment.
  • Experience in the chemical industry will be advantageous.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transport.

 

Job Related Knowledge

  • Product (chemical) knowledge (advantageous).
  • ERP planning knowledge.
  • Understand the MS Office applications.
  • Supply Chain knowledge within the FMCG environment.
  • Warehousing and despatch knowledge.
  • Manufacturing processes knowledge (advantageous).
  • Stock control knowledge.
  • Knowledge on people management.

 

Personal Attributes / Competencies

  • Presentable with excellent communication and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently but also as a team player.
  • Be able to cope well under pressure.
  • Methodical, systematic and analytical minded with attention to detail.
  • Positive, self-motivated and confident approach to work and colleagues.
  • Emotional maturity and professional integrity.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Honest and reliable.

 

Computer Literacy :

  • Syspro – essential.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office packages (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Intermediate knowledge of virtual programmes (e.g. MS Teams, Zoom etc.)

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 based on its own discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

BASED CAPE TOWN

 
Provider of Specialised Industrial Cleaning Chemical Products has a vacancy for a Sales Representative based in Cape Town region to sell chemicals to the Hospitality and Laundry / Food and Beverage industries- to exemplify the brand and grow the branch.
The successful candidate will need to facilitate business development through obtaining new clients and maintaining current client relationships. Furthermore, the successful candidate will in addition, be responsible for some commercial activities.
 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA’s will be advantageous)

 

Business Development

• Maintain brand reputation and ethos of business in a professional manner.

• Call on an average of ten clients per day. Ensure weekly call report is completed and submitted to the Sales Manager.

• A client call planner must be completed and repeated in a 4-to-6-week cycle.

• To monitor sales and gross profit activities. 

• Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients. 

• Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activities.

• Provide product demonstrations at new and existing clients.

• Develop new business opportunities at existing clients (upselling).

• Meet the agreed sales targets. 

 

Customer Relationship Management

• Complete written service reports for clients that require them. Ensure reports are discussed with relevant persons and ensure a copy is submitted to the Sales Manager.

• Ensure staff training is carried out for all clients. Ensure all administration functions are closed out once training is offered (E.g. Training Registers, Training Certificates etc.).

• Build a relationship with all key people within the client portfolio. (E.g. Buyer, General Manager, Chef, Contract or Area Manager, etc.).

• Always provide prompt service and assistance.

• Assist with deliveries to customers in unforeseen circumstances.

• Attend to customer needs concerning the best suited products and their efficient use. 

• Manage account services though quality checks and other follow-ups. 

• Carry out technical installations, repairs and maintenance of equipment where necessary. 

• Demonstrate the company’s consultative sales approach; leverage hands-on service to enhance our total value to the customer.

• Provide emergency service coverage after hours to appreciative customers.

• Build relationships by providing customers with innovative products, sales demos, regular service and ongoing training.

• Learn customers’ operations and devise unique solutions as their expert on advanced cleaning and sanitation processes. 

 

Communication and Feedback

• Attend and participate in all sales meetings.

• Communicate on new opposition products, special account developments and any other relevant information gathered through field activities to provide feedback to Sales Manager. 

• Assist in providing the Sales Manager with relevant Service Report data.

• Submitting a weekly sales/technical report to Sales Manager.

• Adhere to Company Data and Communication Policies.

• Use prescribed templates where available.

• Comply with deadlines where set/required.

 

Administration Services

• Assist the Debtors department with the following up of monies when required to do so.

• Ensuring that new clients have the correct cash or credit application forms completed.

• Provide updated client contact information.

• Manage product merchandizing in the market and exercise and maintain brand image control i.e. stickers, wall charts, etc. 

• Provide prompt quotations to clients within 24 hours of visit and ensure follow up of quotes.

• Ensure HSE standards (as relating to our product supply) are maintained on client sites.

• Perform Stock Management and stock taking on a regular basis where required to do so.

 

Self-Development

• To continuously broaden your product knowledge in chemicals, dosing equipment and cleaning systems. 

• Strive continually to keep abreast of changes in the industry.

• Attend all training courses as provided by the company from time to time.

• Work on improving your selling skills through self-study.

 

Experience and Qualifications 

• Three years’ experience in a similar sales environment will be essential. 

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office with intermediate level is preferred.

• Excellent selling, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

• Negotiation skills.

• Own vehicle and valid driver license.

• Excellent organizational skills & good multitasking skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines.

• Be bilingual.

 

Personal Attributes 

• Healthy, Positive and Self-Motivated individual.

• Patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable. 

• Ability to stay calm under stressful situations. 

• Good situational awareness.

• Excellent spoken and written communication skills. 

• Respect the importance of confidentiality. 

• Good organising skills. 

• Good problem-solving skills. 

• Team Player. 

• Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail. 

• Presentation skills for presentations

                      

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 based on its own discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 
Provider of Specialised Industrial Cleaning Chemical Products has a vacancy for a Sales Representative based in Port Elizabeth region to sell chemicals to the Hospitality and Laundry / Food and Beverage industries- to exemplify the brand and grow the branch.
The successful candidate will need to facilitate business development through obtaining new clients and maintaining current client relationships. Furthermore, the successful candidate will in addition, be responsible for some commercial activities.
 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA’s will be advantageous)

 

Business Development

• Maintain brand reputation and ethos of business in a professional manner.

• Call on an average of ten clients per day. Ensure weekly call report is completed and submitted to the Sales Manager.

• A client call planner must be completed and repeated in a 4-to-6-week cycle.

• To monitor sales and gross profit activities. 

• Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients. 

• Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activities.

• Provide product demonstrations at new and existing clients.

• Develop new business opportunities at existing clients (upselling).

• Meet the agreed sales targets. 

 

Customer Relationship Management

• Complete written service reports for clients that require them. Ensure reports are discussed with relevant persons and ensure a copy is submitted to the Sales Manager.

• Ensure staff training is carried out for all clients. Ensure all administration functions are closed out once training is offered (E.g. Training Registers, Training Certificates etc.).

• Build a relationship with all key people within the client portfolio. (E.g. Buyer, General Manager, Chef, Contract or Area Manager, etc.).

• Always provide prompt service and assistance.

• Assist with deliveries to customers in unforeseen circumstances.

• Attend to customer needs concerning the best suited products and their efficient use. 

• Manage account services though quality checks and other follow-ups. 

• Carry out technical installations, repairs and maintenance of equipment where necessary. 

• Demonstrate the company’s consultative sales approach; leverage hands-on service to enhance our total value to the customer.

• Provide emergency service coverage after hours to appreciative customers.

• Build relationships by providing customers with innovative products, sales demos, regular service and ongoing training.

• Learn customers’ operations and devise unique solutions as their expert on advanced cleaning and sanitation processes. 

 

Communication and Feedback

• Attend and participate in all sales meetings.

• Communicate on new opposition products, special account developments and any other relevant information gathered through field activities to provide feedback to Sales Manager. 

• Assist in providing the Sales Manager with relevant Service Report data.

• Submitting a weekly sales/technical report to Sales Manager.

• Adhere to Company Data and Communication Policies.

• Use prescribed templates where available.

• Comply with deadlines where set/required.

 

Administration Services

• Assist the Debtors department with the following up of monies when required to do so.

• Ensuring that new clients have the correct cash or credit application forms completed.

• Provide updated client contact information.

• Manage product merchandizing in the market and exercise and maintain brand image control i.e. stickers, wall charts, etc. 

• Provide prompt quotations to clients within 24 hours of visit and ensure follow up of quotes.

• Ensure HSE standards (as relating to our product supply) are maintained on client sites.

• Perform Stock Management and stock taking on a regular basis where required to do so.

 

Self-Development

• To continuously broaden your product knowledge in chemicals, dosing equipment and cleaning systems. 

• Strive continually to keep abreast of changes in the industry.

• Attend all training courses as provided by the company from time to time.

• Work on improving your selling skills through self-study.

 

Experience and Qualifications 

• Three years’ experience in a similar sales environment will be essential. 

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office with intermediate level is preferred.

• Excellent selling, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills.

• Negotiation skills.

• Own vehicle and valid driver license.

• Excellent organizational skills & good multitasking skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines.

• Be bilingual.

 

Personal Attributes 

• Healthy, Positive and Self-Motivated individual.

• Patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable. 

• Ability to stay calm under stressful situations. 

• Good situational awareness.

• Excellent spoken and written communication skills. 

• Respect the importance of confidentiality. 

• Good organising skills. 

• Good problem-solving skills. 

• Team Player. 

• Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail. 

• Presentation skills for presentations

                      

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 based on its own discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 
To provide a professional installation and maintenance of dosing equipment to customers.
 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Business Development

  • Maintain brand reputation and ethos of business in a professional manner.
  • Call on an average of eight clients per day. Ensure weekly call report is completed and submitted to the Sales Manager.
  • A client call planner must be completed and repeated in a 4-to-6-week cycle.

 

Customer Relationship Management

  • Complete Repsly service reports for clients that require them. Ensure reports are discussed with relevant persons and ensure a copy is submitted to the Sales Manager.
  • Complete Laundry load count & calibration report. Ensure information is recorded on relevant excel spreadsheet to allow for Costing forecast.
  • Ensure staff training is carried out for all clients. Ensure all administration functions are closed out once training is offered (E.g. Training Registers, Training Certificates etc.).
  • Build a relationship with all key people within the client portfolio. (E.g. Buyer, General Manager, Chef, Contract or Area Manager, etc.).
  • Always provide prompt service and assistance.
  • Assist with deliveries to customers in unforeseen circumstances.
  • Attend to customer needs concerning the best suited products and their efficient use.
  • Carry out technical installations, programming, repairs and maintenance of electronic chemical dosing equipment on commercial laundry machines, commercial dishwasher, glass washers and crate washers.
  • Installation of soap dispensers, chemical dosing systems and other Company related offerings for kitchen, laundry, food processing and housekeeping divisions.
  • Demonstrate the company’s consultative sales approach; leverage hands-on service to enhance our total value to the customer.
  • Provide emergency service coverage after hours to all customers.
  • Build relationships by providing customers with innovative products, sales demos, regular maintenance service and ongoing training.
  • Learn customers’ operations and devise unique solutions as their expert on advanced cleaning and sanitation processes.

 

Communication and Feedback

  • Attend and participate in all sales meetings.
  • Communicate on new opposition products, special account developments and any other relevant information gathered through field activities to provide feedback to Sales Manager.
  • Submitting a weekly sales/technical report to Sales Manager.
  • Adhere to Company Data and Communication Policies.
  • Use prescribed templates where available.
  • Comply with deadlines where set/required.

 

Administration Services

  • Assist the Debtors department with the following up of monies when required to do so.
  • Ensuring that new clients have the correct cash or credit application forms completed.
  • Provide updated client contact information.
  • Manage product merchandizing in the market and exercise and maintain brand image control i.e. stickers, wall charts, etc.
  • Ensure HSE standards (as relating to our product supply) are maintained on client sites.
  • Perform Stock Management and stock taking on a regular basis where required to do so.

 

Self-Development

  • To continuously broaden your product knowledge in chemicals, dosing equipment and cleaning systems.
  • Strive continually to keep abreast of changes in the industry.
  • Attend all training courses as provided by the company from time to time.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Presentable with excellent communication and coordinating skills.
  • Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently but also as a team player.
  • Be able to cope well under pressure. Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Methodical, systematic and technical minded.
  • Healthy, Positive and Self-Motivated individual.
  • Emotional maturity and professional integrity.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Honest and reliable.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Grade 12.
  • Technical qualification will be advantageous.
  • Experience in the installation and maintenance of laundry dosing equipment.
  • Programming of laundry machines.
  • The installation of dish machine and chemical dosing units.
  • Experience in the maintenance and repairs of industrial dish-machines.
  • Hands on, ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members.
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to troubleshoot/probe further.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transport.

 

Computer Literacy 

  • Intermediate knowledge in other MS Office packages (e.g. Word, Power Point etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of virtual programmes (e.g. MS Teams, Zoom etc.)

                      

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 based on its own discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

JUNIOR / INTERMEDIATE SOFTWARE / WEB DEVELOPER

BASED PORT ELIZABETH

 
The Intermediate Software / Web Developer Role is a position that requires knowledge across multiple areas of Software Development, using multiple languages. The Developer will be responsible for further development on existing platforms, projects, applications and websites, as well as new projects.
 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)


  • Design, Develop, Test and Document Web Applications.
  • Design, Develop, Test and Document Mobile Applications (Apple & Android).
  • Develop Website Layouts/User Interfaces by using Standard HTML/CSS Practices.
  • Develop Website Layouts/User Interfaces using Page Builders:
    • Wordpress.
    • Gridbox.
  • Integrate data from various platforms.

Personal Attributes


  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • 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.

 

Technical Knowledge and Skills

Experience and Qualifications


  • Knowledge of Basic Coding Languages:
    • C++.
    • HTML.
    • Java.
    • JavaScript.
    • Python.
    • Java.
    • Visual Basic.
    • C#.
    • PHP.
  • 2-3 years in a Developer Role, essential
  • Good knowledge of SEO.
  • Good knowledge of API’s.
  • Good knowledge of Google Ads.
  • Good knowledge of Database Administration (SQL, MySql, MariaDB).
  • Knowledge of PowerBi 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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

BASED DURBAN
 
The System Administrator is a technical position that requires intermediate knowledge across multiple areas of IT Support & Infrastructure. The System Administrator will be responsible for delivering effective IT Support requirements, to ensure maximum productivity of end users.
 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA will be advantageous)

 

  • Provide On-Site First and Second Level End User Support.
  • Installation, Troubleshooting & Maintenance of the below Hardware:
    • Servers.
    • Laptops.
    • Desktops.
    • MFP Printers.
    • VOIP Hardware.
    • Networking Hardware (Wired & Wireless).
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve faults, as logged on the Companies Helpdesk System, escalating to the Head of IT where necessary, quickly, and effectively.

 

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.

 

Technical Knowledge and Skills

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Proficient with Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Windows 8 / 8.1/ 10 / 11).
  • Proficient with Windows Server Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008 / 2008R2 / 2012 / 2012R2 2019 / 2022).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (2010 / 2013 / 2016 / 2019 / 2022).
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365.
    • Microsoft Office Packages.
    • Teams.
    • Sharepoint.
    • PowerBi.
  • Intermediate TCP/IP Networking knowledge essential
    • VLANS.
    • Firewalls.
    • DHCP.
    • DNS.
  • Experience with various Internet Connectivity Mediums essential:
    • 3G / LTE.
    • Fibre.
    • Microwave.
  • Experience with Enterprise Antivirus packages essential:
    • ESET Endpoint Protection.
  • Technical experience with Sage 300 Advantageous.
  • Technical experience with Syspro Advantageous.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Desktop Support / System Administrator role 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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 07 April 2024

ALUMINIUM BOAT WELDERS / FABRICATORS

BASED PERSEVERANCE
 
We are seeking for three (3) skilled and experienced Aluminium Boat Welders for permanent appointments within the Production Division of Legacy Marine in Perseverance. It is essential to have direct work experience in MIG and TIG welding of aluminium boats. The successful candidate/s will be responsible for executing welding tasks, with a focus on production deadlines. In addition to technical proficiency, adherence to health and safety protocols, meticulous record-keeping, and compliance with administrative requirements are essential aspects of this role.
 

Provisional Job Requirements:

Welding:

  • Weld aluminium plate and extrusions using MIG and TIG welding techniques.
  • Measure and cut extrusions accurately according to design specifications.
  • Read and interpret design drawings to execute welding tasks effectively.
  • Understand and follow work schedules to meet production deadlines.
  • Knowledge of welding procedures for 5083 Aluminium.

 

Health and Safety:

  • Strictly adhere to all health and safety requirements and protocols.
  • Consistently use the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during operations and or welding tasks.
  • Report any defective welds and or equipment posing risks.
  • Ensure emergency exits are never blocked.
  • Maintain good housekeeping in designated welding, bathrooms or eating areas.
  • Pack away all equipment, chemicals, or tools used in daily tasks within the health and safety requirements.

 

Administration:

  • File drawings appropriately after use in a safe and secure manner.
  • Adhere to daily time and attendance requirements, submitting relevant HR or Production records to the direct manager as per specific deadlines.
  • Comply with all HR related policies and procedures.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Healthy, Positive Self-motivated and driven.
  • Methodical, systematic, technically minded. 
  • Energetic and analytically minded.
  • Team-player.
  • Sober habits.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 year of direct work experience in MIG and TIG Aluminium Boats
  • Qualification in MIG / TIG Aluminium Welding or Equivalent certification.
  • Good communications skills (Verbal and Written) and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Understanding and adherence to safety requirements for welding in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of compliance with HSE and manufacturing standards.

 

Additional Physical Requirements

In addition to the previously mentioned qualifications, the ideal person should possess the following physical capabilities inherent to the position:

  • Ability to walk reasonable distances during the course of the workday.
  • Capability to climb ladders safely as needed for welding tasks.
  • Proficiency in lifting, pulling, and pushing heavy objects, machinery, or materials.
  • Comfort working in confined spaces to access and complete welding tasks.
  • Competence in managing equipment and related items, including transportation and setup.
  • Flexibility to adapt to varying physical demands inherent in the welding and boat manufacturing environment.

 

 Computer Literacy

 N/A

 

Package Offered

Package to be discussed during interview stages but will attract a Market Related payment.

 

The position and the recruitment process for this position is governed by the Groups Recruitment and Selection Policy.

 

Please contact or e-mail Sisanda Mango (sisanda.mango@legacymarine.co.za) your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have the necessary attributes.


Closing Date: 07 April 2024

SALES EXECUTIVE

BASED PERSEVERANCE
 

Legacy Marine Pty Ltd is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Sales Executive to join our team in Port Elizabeth. The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving maximum sales profitability, growth, and account penetration within defined countries and market segments by effectively selling the company’s products and/or related services. Excellent people skills are crucial for building and nurturing new business accounts and customer relationships.

 

Core Functions of Position:

 

  • Sells and secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach and by creating awareness and growing the Legacy Marine brand.
  • Increasing footprint throughout Africa by expanding representative base
  • Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.

 

Details of Function:

 

  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business for the organization’s products/services.
  • Liaises with existing and prospective customers via presentations, all communication mediums, in-person visits and cold calling.
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems, complaints and all after-sales enquiries.
  • Coordinates sales effort with marketing, management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Identifies and analyses the country/territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customer’s value to the organization and researches potential representatives within.
  • Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services.
  • Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
  • Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Identify product improvements or the introduction of new products by keeping abreast of industry trends, competitor and marketplace activities.
  • Manage and co-ordinate participation in boat/ trade shows, conventions and associated events.

 

Reporting:

 

  • Reports directly to the Commercial Manager.

 

Skills:

 

  • MS Office (E-Mail, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Cold Calling
  • Presentation Skills
  • Industry Knowledge and Networks

 

Competencies:

 

  • Professional Verbal & Written Communication
  • Systematic Attention to Detail & Accuracy
  • Planning & Organising          
  • Customer Focused
  • Analytical Thinking – Solutions Oriented
  • Negotiations Skills
  • Business Orientated

 

Experience and Qualifications:

 

  • Proven track record in the Sales industry with preference given to those with marine/ boating sales experience and a demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; and the ability to determine the best marine solution in line with customers requirements.
  • Must have excellent proposal writing and presentation skills and a strong CRM background
  • Must have a demonstrated skill in and an affinity for prospecting including courtesy and cold call calling.
  • Must be self-motivated, results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and a proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software.
  • Valid driver’s license and being prepared to travel are critical requirements for this position.

 

Package Offered

 

This position will attract a Market Related salary which will contain a fixed and uncapped commission component.


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

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.


Closing Date: 07 April 2024

JUNIOR PAYROLL OFFICER

BASED PERSEVERANCE
 

This Payroll Officer function consists of the full payroll processing function for three companies. You will be required to make all the necessary changes to the payroll system to process payroll. You will also be required to liaise with different levels of management and staff to attend to payroll matters in order to resolve these in a professional and efficient manner.

 

 

Key Performance Areas

(Any experience in below KPA’s will be advantageous)

 

Communication and Data Management

  • Adherence to Group Data Management Policy
    • Filing kept up to date and easily accessible for others to gain access to information.
    • Regular updating of work onto internal system and networks where applicable.
    • Use of Microsoft Office 365 Suite for written, verbal and video communication.
    • Effective communication with various stakeholders through sharing/receiving applicable information/instructions through informal/formal meetings and keeping minutes thereof.
    • Ensure salaries, statutory and all other payroll related correspondence are updated onto internal data management platform.
    • Comply with Payroll Calendar deadlines and ensure files are updated as specified.
    • Regularly post documentation on notice boards to ensure upward/downwards communication.
    • Use of prescribed Payroll templates.
    • Ensure workspace and surroundings are kept in a presentable and professional state.
    • Ensure work is filed correctly and not kept in a cluttered manner.
    • Reducing/managing waste.
    • Ensure archiving is managed as per legislative requirements.
    • Preparing management reports Payroll relevant data.

 

Payroll Administration and Management (90%)

  • Utilise all internal Payroll software programs competently.
  • Liaison with all role players – SARS / DEL (e.g. UIF, COID, SETA etc.) / Workmens Compensation / STATS SA / Pension Fund or Council Administrators / Medical Aid Administrators etc. and ensure compliance by submitting all required information/documentation in accordance with deadlines set.
  • Full payroll function (Total +- 200 employees)
    • Process all Payroll data accurately and efficiently, including but not limited to the following:
      • Prepare relevant schedules prior to payroll processing for sign off (e.g. leave, work schedules, BCouncil, Medical Aid, union fees etc.).
      • Ensure all leave forms are processed & sick claims checked and submitted to the industry council where relevant.
      • Administration of all types of leave, overtime, Garnishee orders, UIF documents, Provident fund additions and withdrawals etc.
      • Process claims, staff requests and queries i.r.o. pension; medical aid; bank detail changes; status changes; beneficiary's etc.
      • Additions / Terminations full function in compliance with DEL, Equity etc.
      • Workmen's compensation.
      • Use of time and attendance system to ensure accurate payroll processing.
      • Preparation and distribution of various payroll reports (E.g. Leave Liability, Leave Schedules, Payroll sheets, Salary etc.).
      • Compliance with statutory requirements (E.g. EMP501, EMP201’s, UFiling, UI19, Stats SA, COID, Equity, Skills etc.).
      • Monthly reconciliations and related payments.
    • Assist with preparation of Bonus, Increase, Commission, Incentives and other variable schedules where necessary and process on payroll accordingly.
  • Process and maintain an attendance system effectively.

 

Assistance with Payroll Related Administration linked to HR functions (10%)

  • Deal with both external and internal payroll related queries.
  • Prepare applicable correspondence/letters for any necessary changes in employee terms and conditions.

 

  • Employee Files and HR Programmes
    • Administration of all types of leave, overtime, deductions, income, technical adjustments and any other payroll administration functions and ensure it is processed on payroll.

 

  • Administration of Employment Equity matters.
    • Ensure staff are allocated correctly as per Equity Occupational Levels on the payroll system.
    • Assist with annual reporting processes utilising the necessary payroll reports.

 

  • Human Capital Development
    • Ensure staff are allocated correctly as per SETA Occupational Levels on the payroll system.
    • Assist with annual reporting processes utilising the necessary payroll reports.

 

  • Legal / Contractual
    • Ensure termination/onboarding (e.g. UI19’s, Work schedules) correspondence are submitted promptly to relevant authority department.
    • Assist with relevant government audits where requested (e.g. Equity, BCEA etc.).

 

  • Administration of HR projects
    • Maintaining of relevant electronic (e.g. SMP) and manual project files where required.
    • Effective communication with various stakeholders.
    • Attend to relevant HR projects where required.


Experience and Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience in a similar role will be essential with relevant certificate or diploma in Payroll will be strongly advantageous.
  • Extensive current knowledge of Payroll Systems is essential (Pastel Payroll Programme experience will be preferred) / ESS / Efiling / Easyfile.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office with intermediate/advance level Excel is essential.
  • Use of any Time Attendance system (Biosyn) will be advantageous.
  • Business English.
  • Good understanding of SARS / UIF & WCA online systems and procedures.
  • Good understanding of Bargaining Council (NBCEI) and Provident fund procedures essential.
  • Own vehicle and valid driver license.
  • Strong Mathematical skills & good time management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills & good multitasking skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Be bilingual.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Healthy, Positive and Self-Motivated individual.
  • Patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable.
  • Ability to stay calm under stressful situations.
  • Good situational awareness.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Confident about gathering facts and statistics.
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality.
  • Good organising skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Team Player.
  • Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail.
  • Analytical minded and be able to use databases, spread sheets, word processing and accounts packages.

 

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 recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing date: 05 April 2024

MECHANICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN (WATER SYSTEMS)

BASED PORT ELIZABETH
 

The Mechanical 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. Please check if testing of water should be included here.


Overview of Job Requirements

 

  • Technical / Mechanical Functions
    • Attend to Routine and Emergency Mechanical and Technical Breakdowns, Services and Repairs on Client sites
    • Read blueprints and drawings to understand or plan the layout of plumbing / water treatment water supply systems
    • Do trouble shooting on site - Inspect all equipment and control components of the water treatment plant to ensure all equipment is fully functional and ensure a work order process is followed to get the equipment repaired
    • Install, repair and maintain water supply / treatment systems and components, including but not limited to Bleed systems on Cooling Towers, Boiler blow down systems, RO Systems, Industrial Water Filtration Systems, Dosing stations, Softener plants, demineralisation plants
    • Take measurements of water quality and make adjustments to the chemicals used to make water potable and safe (ad hoc – when required to check repairs)
    • Perform CIP functions on RO plants
    • Attend to industrial filter media changes
    • Perform single phase pump installations
    • Keep dosing stations, softener plants and related water process equipment of the Client in good order,
    • Cut, assemble, fit and install pipes, fittings, values, tubes with attention to existing infrastructure.
    • Ensure all tools and equipment are kept in good working order, and where necessary well protected against rust/water damage.
    • Manage and Execute tasks set out for client projects within prescribed deadlines
    • Follow and adhere to any Site SOP’s implemented.
    • Perform repairs and services in a professional and workmanlike manner, with good quality.

 

  • Administration, Communication & Reporting
    • Complete job Cards, Work Orders and Site Attendance Reports and Documents and ensure such documents are signed by the Client (where required) and submitted to the applicable departments.
    • Ensure site hours are correctly indicated to allow for hours on site tracking.
    • Submit Client reports where required.
    • Take responsibility for client requirements in your area through feedback to your divisional manager and by escalating queries where required to the Senior Representative or Management
    • Communicate professionally and respectfully with Clients

 

  • Health & Safety and Equipment
    • Comply with Company and Client (Site) health and safety rules and requirements
    • Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
    • Manage and update health and safety site files where required
    • Execute tasks in a safe and careful manner
    • Check all tools and testing equipment regularly to ensure safe and good working order – report any issues
    • Develop, implement and maintain personalised signage on client’s premises.
    • Ensure all chemicals used on site or part of installation have the required safety data sheets.
    • Maintain good housekeeping and ensure all equipment worked on is clean and tidy

 

  • Client Interaction, Sales & Site Attendance
    • Develop sales opportunities on site, by “keeping eyes open” to opportunities.
    • Always focus on customer service and satisfaction.
    • Maintain the company’s image, by being professional at all times
    • Present in a neat and professional manner with Company Branded Clothing and PPE 

 

Skills

 

  • Mechanical Skills / Knowledge
  • Basic Electrical knowledge
  • Technical Skills - Ability to work with hand tools; Ability to work with piping, fittings and pumps
  • Highest standard of neatness and quality of work (e.g. pipe layouts)
  • Troubleshooting & Fault-finding techniques to diagnose and repair installed water systems
  • Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment and/or chemical products (e.g., 25 kg – 35 kg)

 

Competencies

 

  • Analytical Thinking               
  • Planning & Organising
  • Deadline Orientated            
  • Problem-solving      
  • Reading of Systematics
  • Technical aptitude 
  • Verbal & Written Communication

                                                                                                                                                                  

Experience and Qualifications

  • Practical Technical / Engineering qualification (Trade Certificate / Diploma) essential.
  • 2 years’ experience in Water System installations / Water Treatment Industry will be advantageous.
  • Digital Reporting and emailing clients professionally e.g:  Word and Excel skill essential.
  • Technical minded.
  • Driver’s licence 08 essential.
  • Forklift 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 position and the recruitment process for this position are governed by the Group’s Employment Equity, Recruitment and Selection Policy.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and grow together.

 

Closing date: 14 April 2024

DIESEL MECHANIC

BASED HUMANSDORP
 
The Diesel Mechanic is responsible to effective and efficiently repair agricultural machinery according to quality standards.
 

Key Performance Areas

 

• To execute repairs and maintenance to all makes and models of agri cultural machinery that the company wishes to repair. 

• Responsible for health and safety of himself and his team. 

• Accurate time keeping. 

• Control of parts / materials / consumables needed for jobs in progress. Return of any parts designated as in exchange scheme to Parts         Department. Cleaning / return of displaced warranty parts to warranty stores. 

• Recording return to Parts Department of any unused parts issued. 

• Metering / recording of lubricants used. Cleanliness / presentation of own work area. 

• Report equipment / facility faults and condition to Owner. 

• maintain company tools in a safe and efficient condition. 

• Effective and efficient repair of vehicles as instructed, within designated repair time.

• Report and write up additional repair work found during work on machines. Identification of parts required, and correct Ordering from         Parts Department, workshop counter.

• Complete job write-up after finishing work and vehicle handover. Knowledge of health and safety regulations and equipment.

• Maximising his labour hours per day to as target to earn monthly bonuses. Have a positive approach. Any other function which                       management may require from time to time.

 

Personal Attributes 

 

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships.

• Attention to Detail

• Excellent Verbal and Written Communications Skills

• Problem Solving and troubleshooting skills essential

• Organized, Methodical and Mechanical Approach

• Ability to Manage/Control multiple Jobs

• Excellent Time Management Skills

• Positive, Self-Motivated and Confident Approach

• Honest and Reliable

• Individual need to have the Ability to:

o Compile / Complete Technical Reports 

o Produce Accurate Results within Prescribed Deadlines.

 

Experience and Qualifications 

 

• Qualified Diesel Mechanic 

• 3-7 Years’ Experience as Mechanic within the Agriculture sector would be advantageous 

• Well Rounded within the following Areas – Mechanical, Electrical

• Valid Code 08 Drivers License including own Reliable Transport

• Prepared and keen to Travel periodically (Locally, Regionally,)

 

Package Offered 

 

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

 

The company is an Equal opportunity employer and retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the Company and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

FINANCE ASSISTANT

BASED HUMANSDORP
 
The role will be to effectively coordinate the day-to-day financial processes of the Company. This position will report to the General Manager.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping and Accounting
    • Responsible for the integrity of the Trial Balance and VMG sub books. Ensure that all data captured into the system is valid, accurate and complete and in line with financial reporting standards.
    • Responsible for processing up to Trial Balance level (Financial Statements).
    • Processing of standard and ad hoc month end and year end journals. This includes, but is not limited to payroll related journals, accruals, provisions, interest on loans, instalment sales, depreciation, etc.
    • Expense claims – check paperwork and general ledger allocations.
    • Assist with monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and VMG sub books.
    • Submission of month end financial reporting pack to Head Office by deadline dates. 
    • Set up monthly finance review meetings with Head Office, provide inputs during the meeting and prepare minutes after the meeting. 
    • Assist with all audits and ensure that deadlines are met (statutory audit, SARS and internal).
    • Maintain an up-to-date record keeping and filing system.
    • Attend to any additional duties as assigned to by the General Manager.

 

  • Banking and Cash Flow
    • Daily cash book processing.
    • Responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the bank account / cash book.
    • Responsible for checking, loading and releasing online banking transactions in line with SOP’s and mandates (creditors, EFT’s, Payroll and Payroll related payments, monthly standard payments, etc.). 
    • Verify, load and maintain beneficiaries in line with SOP’s. 
    • Ensure that all statutory and non-statutory payments i.e. creditors, intercompany payments, SARS, CIPC, etc. are paid according to due dates. 
    • Liaise with Payroll Processor regarding Payroll Third-party payments and ensure these are paid according to due dates (Bargaining Council, Medical Aid, etc.). 
    • Prepare monthly Bank Reconciliation.
    • Daily and weekly monitoring of cash flow. Update the cash flow statements / tracker on a daily basis.
    • Preparation of 3 month rolling cash flow projections on a weekly basis. 

 

  • Petty Cash
    • Manage and balance cash income and expenses and cash banking.
    • Prepare monthly Petty cash reconciliations.

 

  • Statutory reporting and compliance
    • VAT Control (VAT201) - Prepare monthly VAT reconciliations – balance reconciliation as well as reconciling both output- and input VAT transactions between the financial records and submissions to SARS. Ensure that all supporting documentation is valid and that all VAT transactions comply with legislation.
    • Ensure that monthly EMP201 submission and payments are made to SARS in accordance with statutory deadlines.
    • Attend to monthly MIBCO submissions and ensure submissions and payments are made in accordance with statutory deadlines.
    • Assist with WComp ROE submissions.  

 

  • Debtors
    • Prepare and send invoices to customers.
    • Open, review and close job cards.
    • Administer debt collection - facilitate payment of invoices due by sending reminders and contacting customers to follow up on outstanding accounts. 
    • Control and reconcile accounts receivable, ensuring debtors accounts are settled timeously and accurately. 
    • Attend to account / customer queries in a timely manner. Investigate and resolve any discrepancies. 
    • Send monthly statements. 

 

  • Creditors
    • Raise Purchase Orders.
    • Check and ensure the validity and accuracy of invoices received from suppliers. Ensure that invoice meet the SARS requirements. Update invoices on the System and ensure correct treatment of VAT.
    • Prepare creditor reconciliations and submit to management for review and sign-off.

 

  • Assets
    • Accurately calculate depreciation on a monthly basis and process the depreciation journals in VMG.
    • Maintain the fixed asset register (update with all asset acquisitions and disposals, management of asset verifications).
    • Maintain and ensure that the small asset register of the company is up to date at all times.
    • Insurance – ensure that all asset acquisitions and disposals are submitted to the Insurers.

 

  • Inventory
    • Responsible for monthly stock counts. Ensure stock levels are correct at all times.
    • Stock variance analysis and report back to Management.
    • Inventory valuation – maintain and reconcile.
    • Ensure that the Consignment Stock list is up to date at all times.
    • Monthly reconciliation and analysis of all stock related financial accounts.

 

Experience and Qualifications  

  • Experience in a finance position is essential.
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping – advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of VMG – advantageous.
  • Up to date knowledge and good understanding of VAT.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transport.

 

Computer Literacy

  • VMG – advantageous.
  • Intermediate knowledge in MS Office Excel – essential.
  • Intermediate knowledge in other MS Office packages (e.g. Word, Power Point etc.) 
  • Intermediate knowledge of virtual programmes (e.g. MS Teams, Zoom etc.)  

Package Offered 

 

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

 

The company is an Equal opportunity employer and retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments.

 

Please e-mail recruitment@oftgroup.co.za your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the Company and grow together.

 

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

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