Career Opportunities

LAUNDRY / SERVICE TECHNICIAN

BASED CAPE TOWN

 
The Laundry/Service Technician is required to provide professional installation and maintenance of dosing equipment to customers.
 

Key Performance Areas:

 

Chemical Stock Room:


  • Ensure chemical storage areas are always neat and tidy.
  • Pack stock in relevant / allocated areas upon receipt.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation and storage of detergents.
  • Keep a record of all stock received.
  • Return all empty containers and keep a record.
  • Record detergents issued to departments – i.e. Stock Tanks, Spotting Room, Guest Laundry, Garments & Hospitality.
  • Conduct a weekly stock count and submit it to GeoChem Management.

 

In Plant Chemicals - Mixing Tanks, 200lt and 25lt Drums:


  • Perform daily checks to ensure chemical mixing tanks and chemical dosing pumps are in good working order. Report and repair any abnormalities if possible.
  • Check and ensure chemical stock tanks have sufficient stock to supply the plant – mix stock solution and transfer to holding tank.
  • Check all 200lt drum levels and replace where necessary.
  • Check all 25lt drum levels and replace where necessary.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping practices by discarding empty plastic bags and place empty drums in the designated collection cage for collection. 
  • Always Ensure Health & Safety practices, wearing PPE where applicable.
  • Wash and clean chemical mixing tanks at least once a week.
  • Clean and wipe down chemical dosing equipment weekly.
  • Confirm Alkalinity of Stock Solution after every mix and record the result in file.
  • Check all feed and delivery chemical lines on a regular basis for leaks / wear and tear. Replace if necessary.

 

Chemical Flow Rates & Alkalinities


  • Check and record Chemical Diaphragm Pump flow rates monthly. Report any deviations immediately.
  • Check and record Chemical Peristaltic Pumps flow rates monthly. Replace worn tubes as and when needed.
  • Perform and record pH and alkalinity readings on incoming recycled water three (3x) daily.
  • Conduct daily Alkalinity checks CBW’s – Alkalinities need to be done daily on both the Garment and Hospitality CBW’s and recorded. Any deviation from the standard / required alkalinities must be reported immediately.
  • Perform weekly Alkalinity checks 200kg Milnors and record the results. Any deviation from the standard / required alkalinities must be reported.
  • Check and record flow rates and alkalinities of Guest Laundry / Smaller Washer Extractors on a monthly basis.  Replace worn tubes on a as and when needed basis.

 

General:

 

  • Continuously (Daily) observe the general quality of the washed linen / garments in the plant. Report any abnormalities immediately.
  • Ensure machine operators are using the correct wash programs for the classifications processed.
  • Regular Reflectometer Readings on linen to be done and recorded.
  • Maintain a respectful, honest and dedicated attitude towards customers and general staff as a supplier.

 

       Ad hoc Duties

  • Assist with other duties and or technical work off site as needed.

 

Personal Attributes

  • 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.
  • Positive, self-motivated and confident approach to work and colleagues.
  • Emotional maturity and professional integrity.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Honest and reliable.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members.
  • Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment and /or chemical products where necessary.
  • Experience in the installation and maintenance of laundry dosing equipment.
  • Programming of laundry machines.
  • The installation of dish machine and chemical dosing units.
  • Knowledge of the maintenance and repairs of industrial dish-machines.
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transport.

 

Computer Literacy 

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

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: 12 June 2024

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

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.


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: (Monthly)

SERVICE TECHNICIAN (DIESEL MECHANIC)

BASED HUMANSDORP
 

The Service Technician 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 agricultural 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:
    • Compile / Complete Technical Reports
    • 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 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: (Monthly)

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