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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: 12 June 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 May 2020

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 Annalien Scholtz 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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