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Learning & Development Specialist

Updated 3 days ago
Department: Human Resources

Minimum Requirements

Purpose of the job: To enable the Company to meet it’s short to long-term skills requirements through the provision of organizational and individual needs-based learning and development interventions.

The Job

The Key performance areas of the Learning & Development Specialist are:

  • Participate in the development of the Company Learning and Development strategy and assume full responsibility for implementation;
  • Together with the HR Executive establish and manage a sustainable training function
  • Identify training needs within the divisions and develop suitable training capability to deliver on these needs.
  • Design, develop, and facilitate induction programme and internal training
  • Design, procure, deliver and evaluate all learning and development interventions in line with the Company learning and development strategy
  • Negotiate contracts with training providers including desired learning outcomes, fees, expenses
  • Report on all training interventions and monthly costs
  • Prepare WSP & ATR Reports
  • Monitor, evaluate, or record training activities or programme effectiveness
  • Assist in the furtherance of quality improvement objectives throughout the Company through training interventions
  • Assist HR Executive in the implementation of succession planning and performance management within divisions
  • Manage all learning programmes including, apprenticeships and learnerships
  • Manage compliance to Skills Development & B-BBEE legislation
  • Keep up to date with developments in area of expertise by reading current journals, books, or magazine articles
  • To provide support with regard to new projects and technology;

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • Relevant B Degree or Diploma
  • Registered SDF, Assessor and Moderator
  • At least 5 years’ experience in learning & development
  • Understanding of entire learning and development cycle
  • Understanding and Implementation of B-BBEE & Skills Development Legislation
  • Experience in designing and presenting learning materials

Competencies

  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Project management skills
  • Self-starter


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Process Engineer

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

Purpose of this position

To act as the single point of responsibility for the technical production engineering function as regards production, logistics and assembly processes within the CBI Process Engineering Department.

 

Main Responsibilities          

The main duties include inter alia the following:

i)          Accept single point of responsibility for technical support for the relevant departments with specific reference to:

a)         Process and material development, specification and commissioning.

b)         Procedures and documentation.

c)         Continuous Improvement and Cost Reduction initiatives and exercises.

d)         Machine, Process and Tooling: proofing, capacity and capability studies.

e)         Manpower training.

f)          Maintenance schedules and requirements.

g)         Costing, including Efficiency and Utilization reports.

ii)         Support development projects as a member of multifunctional teams with specific reference to configuration and baseline management with reference to the above functions.

iii)         Accept that the incumbent has pivotal role to play in initiating a supporting Process Engineering elements such as Design for Manufacture, Design for Assembly and Design to Cost in the course of his/her daily activities.

iv)        Establish and maintain Production Targets and Capacity Plans as required by the relevant Production Managers.

 

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

The suitable candidate should have at least the following qualifications, skills and experience:

i)          A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical engineering science.

ii)         A minimum of three years’ experience in a mass production (preferably electro-mechanical) environment, in a capacity similar to that contemplated above.

iii)         Proven technical capability in terms of developing and specifying Processes, Equipment and Tooling.



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Product Development Engineer - Design / Test (Electrical / Electronics)

Updated 2 months ago
Minimum Requirements

The Purpose                           

The work and responsibilities associated with the position may involve inter alia the various engineering disciplines employed in the design, development and testing of electrical protection products, i.e. circuit breakers, earth leakage products as well as metering products.

Main Responsibilities              

The main duties include inter alia the following:

  • Specify, design, develop and evaluate electrical / electronic products, subsystems or components.
  • Assist in the design, development and/or evaluation of customer applications.
  • Participate in failure diagnostics processes as required for customer and product support.
  • Specify and evaluate the electrical attributes of electrical protection products (circuit breakers, earth leakage, surge protection) and energy metering products, their subsystems and components.
  • Design or assist in the upgrading of existing electrical test equipment or systems and/or the design of new test equipment.
  • Detailed analysis of test results and where necessary failure analysis to initiate corrective actions.
  • Applying best practice methods and procedures for testing electro-mechanical components or sub-systems.
  • General understanding of the manufacturing and production processes.
  • Establish best methods, practices and processes required to achieve the required reproducibility and repeatability in manufacturing CBI products.                              

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

The suitable candidate must have at least the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • B Eng (Electrical / Electronic) or better.
  • Ideally the incumbent should have 3 year experience in a similar product development/test disciplines.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of product/test system development procedures and methodologies

And have the ability to:

  • Work independently or in a team
  • Develop or support software / firmware in one or more of the popular software languages, i.e. Labview.

And an advantage will be:

  • Knowledge in the safe use of electrical and/or electronic protection systems
  • Familiar with the principles and discipline of baseline and project management


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Technical Sales Representative - Western Cape

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

Primary Functions:

The Key performance areas of the Technical Sales Representative are:

  • Market and Promote the CBI product range to all players in the industry within his/her assigned area of responsibility.  These will include but are not limited to:
  • Specifying Authorities
  • Eskom & Municipalities
  • Industry end users
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Electrical Wholesalers
  • OEMS
  • Conduct training and discuss product development as to ensure that all re-sellers, users and specifiers of CBI products are fully aware of the entire product range and are technically informed and kept up to date with the latest information.
  • Identity potential opportunities for new markets through market research and sales leads.  Participate in the development of appropriate sales strategies.
  • Develop call plans based upon sales initiatives and geographic location of account; achieve account goals and implementing business/sales strategies.
  • Compile and maintain a comprehensive and up to date customer list for the assigned area.
  • Compile and maintain a comprehensive and up to date project list for the assigned area.
  • Keep management informed of market changes and trends, which may affect our business, especially with regard to our competitors. Track and report on competitive influence and market conditions in the territory and recommend actions to counteract competitive activities.
  • Assist marketing in installing, updating and advertising material, campaigns, special promotions, launches etc.
  • Assist with shows, exhibitions, launches etc. and conducting comprehensive and relevant feedback with regards to the outcome of such events.
  • Manage customer relations with regards to customers return goods or credit and or repairs. Making sure that the customer receives appropriate feedback and that a professional customer experience is maintained at all times.
  • Communicate order information to CBI Sales Admin and Customer administration to ensure timely processing of customer orders.
  • Project a positive and professional image when representing the Company.
  • Attend team meetings, planning and review meetings to help forecast sales and develop strategies for closing sales cycles.
  • Conduct periodic post-sale customer care to answer customer questions, solve customer problems and to maintain a rapport with customers.

     

    Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

    The Technical Sales Representative should have at least the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Electrical Trade
  • BTech (T4/S4) Electrical Qualification (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Be willing to travel
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a technical sales environment
  • Knowledge of SANS 556.1 / IEC 60947 – 2 and SANS 10142


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