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Unless otherwise stated, positions are at our Johannesburg headquarters and factory.

CONTROL CHAMPION - FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Financial Director

Main Purpose of the Job:

To participate and co-ordinate the identification of financial statement/process/account assertions, risks, identification of control objectives, mitigating controls, ensuring the proper completion/updating of RACMs, including IFRCs, Key Controls, Standard Controls and Operating Controls.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To co-ordinate the configuration and population of the CSA Tool
  • To provide the first line of support for the CSA Tool – populating controls, updating Tool, designing reports, linking control tool to risks etc.
  • To train new users on the CSA Tool
  • To co-ordinate the control self-assessment process, timing, and reports in their areas of defined responsibility – segment, BU, etc.
  • To attend regular IFRC Controls Champions meetings to report on progress on CSA results, CSA testing, controls implementation, issues arising, areas requiring improvement, and assess remediation plans
  • To report on controls to the Segment CFO and BU CFO/FD’s
  • To interact with risk champions and co-ordinate activities impacting risks and controls
  • To monitor and co-ordinate internal financial control and IT General control remediation programme for the segment
  • To monitor control activities, improvements and prepare reports to the various governing/oversight bodies
  • To interact with internal audit on testing strategies of controls and results of their Internal Audits
  • To participate in and support the development of control related policies and procedures
  • To co-ordinate the ELC/FRA (COSO related Entity Level Controls – including fraud risk assessments) testing strategies and results
  • To consider the impact of unwarranted reliance from ITGCs and IT dependent controls and to liaise with both IT and Finance community to ensure controls are properly designed and implemented
  • To improve the overall efficiency of the internal controls, including the automation of manual controls, where possible
  • To translate current best practices around internal controls and incorporate into the BU internal control environment
  • To understand and be aware of changes in the regulatory and compliance environment
  • To participate in identifying compensating controls, where appropriate
  • To generally promote a strong internal control environment
  • Participate in the bi-annual risk meetings and provide inputs to the meeting on the current major risks and way to mitigate those.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant BComm Honours Degree, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or newly qualified CA(SA) (preferable)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience (If not newly qualified CA)

 

Competencies

  • Deadline Orientated
  • Passion for internal controls and improving the internal control environment
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Results Driven
  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong Verbal and written Communication skills
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Consulting Skills
  • Process Orientation

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 06 July 2021.

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Design Technician - (Mechanical)

Updated 2 months ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Head of Mechanical Design

 

 

Main Responsibilities

The work and responsibilities associated with the position may involve inter alia the various engineering disciplines employed to test and document designs of circuit breakers, earth leakage devices and related electrical protection and metering products:

  • Test and evaluate precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, subsystems or components.
  • Execution of work is to be performed on Computer Aided Design software. Siemens NX and SolidWorks.
  • Drafting of components, sub-assemblies, assemblies and material specifications.
  • Participate in failure diagnostics processes as required for customer and product support.
  • Analysis of test results and where necessary failure analysis.
  • Applying best practice methods and procedures for testing mechanical components or sub-systems.
  • General understanding of the manufacturing and production processes.
  • Application of measurement uncertainty calculations where appropriate or required.
  • Establish best methods, practices and processes required to achieve the required reproducibility and repeatability in manufacturing CBI products.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance and technical audit inspections of equipment and facilities used in the department.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • B Tech. (Mechanical ) or better
  • Ideally the incumbent will have 3-year experience in a technical area
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems is advantageous

Advantageous:

  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of mechanical and/or electrical equipment or systems
  • Familiar with the principles and discipline of project management

 

Competencies

  • Work independently or in a team
  • Verbally and in writing communicate on projects

 

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 01 June 2021.

 

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FINANCIAL MANAGER - SEM DEPARTMENT

Updated 2 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Finance Director

Main Purpose of the Job:

CBI is looking for a Financial Manager that will be responsible for commercial and financial management for our Smart Energy Management business unit. The CBI SEM solution allows our customers to manage, control, automate and optimise their electrical power consumption, to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and achieve the required regulatory compliance by taking advantage of CBI’s enterprise grade software and communications technology and best of breed hardware devices.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal project and ongoing operational budgets
  • Manage invoicing and payments for CBI SEM contractors and suppliers
  • Manage billing information processing for sales invoicing through automated accounting processes for CBI SEM customers
  • Provide financial information as required by CBI and Reunert
  • Ensure the financial rules of CBI / Reunert are followed
  • Complete the preparation of financial reports summarising and estimating SEM's financial position; income statement, balance sheet and analyses of future earnings and income
  • Prepare tax data for integration with CBI accounts/reporting for timely filing of company tax
  • Prepare and adjust finance journal entries as required
  • Managing accounts payable and receivable activities for run-rate business activity
  • Support the annual financial audit processes through the preparation of standard reports as well as other data as requested.
  • Reconcile monthly general ledger balance, invoices and credit card statements
  • Assist in setting and managing budgets
  • Identify and resolve invoicing issues, accounting discrepancies and other financial related issues

 

Minimum Requirements

  • 6+ years in accounts/finance in a corporate environment
  • BComm or BAcct or similar tertiary qualification, CIMA highly advantageous
  • Previous experience working with commonly-used ERP systems
  • Previous experience w Sage X3 advantageous.

Competencies

  • Strong communications
  • Highly skilled in working with both local and remote stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical capability

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 20 July 2021.

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HR MANAGER - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT - LESOTHO

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Senior Manager and HR Executive

Main Responsibilities:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for Operational activities of the Human Resources function in Lesotho.

 

  • Recruitment:

Establish mutual relationship and cooperative work ethic when sourcing candidates.

  • Labour Relations:

Maintain and facilitate stable labour relations between labour and management. Ensure managers follow company procedures and comply with legislation. Continuous training and development and updating of line managers on new labour law developments.

  • Training and Development:

Ensure that all planned training is delivered and supervise the maintenance of training records.

  • Grievances & Disciplinaries:

Provide support to line management when instituting grievances and disciplinary / corrective processes.

  • DDPR:

Represent the company on all matters referred to the DDPR by employees.

  • ISO, Social Welfare and Health matters:

Supports the implementation of these functions.

  • Employment Contracts:

Responsible for updating all contracts of employment and drafting/drawing up contracts of employment for new employees. Ensure that contract of employment comply with legislation in so far as the type of contract and the practical work relationship is concerned.

  • Policies:

Whilst assisting the HR Executive, ensure that policies and practices are aligned with and comply with legislation.

  • Decentralised Operations:                                              

Provide comprehensive Human Resources support to the Factory Managers and employees.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an HR Manager
  • In-depth, expert knowledge and experience in Lesotho labour legislation, policies and procedures
  • Experience in DDPR dispute resolution processes
  • Excellent computer skills, e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Human Resources will be an advantage
  • Member of Lesotho Labour Stakeholder groups

 

Competencies

  • Self- starter
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Numerical Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Resilient

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 29 June 2021.

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INCOMING INSPECTION SUPERVISOR - QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT

Updated 2 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Quality Engineering Manager

Main Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to ensure incoming raw materials or bought-out items conform to CBI quality standards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure incoming goods/bought out items conform to CBI quality standards.
  • Inspect and report on all rejects.
  • Generate reject reports.
  • Liaise with Vendors regarding quality issues.
  • Strictly follow quality inspection requirements & instructions.
  • Check and audit vendor supplied documentation.
  • Report on errors with respect to internal documentation, specifications/drawings.
  • Ensure that the workplace is neat and tidy.
  • Comply with all health and safety as well as security procedures.
  • Ensure all measurement equipment used is cared for and calibrated as required.
  • Liaise and communicate with various departmental foremen or managers as required.
  • Authorise the rejection of items not acceptable in terms of quality standards.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety as well as security procedures in the department.
  • Supervision of Quality Inspectors.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • National Technical Certificate or Diploma in Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Metrology knowledge or training will be advantageous
  • Computer literate (Excel and Word) and have an understanding of SPC
  • The candidate must be well versed in the use of various measuring equipment. e.g. Vernier, micrometer, Clock gauges, multi meters etc.
  • Good communication skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 20 July 2021.

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INTEGRATION ENGINEER - Smart Energy Management Department

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Manager                                                                            

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and maintain services used in application integrations.
  • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices.
  • Work with Various functional teams and Vendors.
  • Develop and maintain data integration components such as data base queries, stored procedures, data extraction and cleansing, and integration with system front end components.
  • Build reports and/or data extracts to support integration analysis.
  • Support development on resolving system defects, acting as liaison, and developing solutions.
  • Coordinate directly with various stake to best understand and analyse business specifications.
  • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • 5+ years of development experience required.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to follow procedures and resolve exceptions.
  • Ability to design and document software solutions.
  • Prior experience working with ERP or Supply Chain solutions.
  • Experience in the software stack.
  • Familiarity with database tools; Integration Architecture, and best practices.
  • Strong familiarity with agile software development practices and tools.
  • Experience in structured release & deployment best practices.
  • Experience writing Web Services, RESTFUL, or SOAP, as well as experience writing fault-tolerant code.
  • Release management experience.

 

Competencies

 

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of customer service.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines and prioritise effectively, while delivering high quality work.

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 29 June 2021.

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JUNIOR DESIGN TECHNICIAN - DESIGN ENGINEERING

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to the Head Designer - Electrical

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist Design Engineering with the following tasks related to electrical and electronic design of products and in-house equipment
  • Drafting schematics and PCB layouts in CAD
  • Specify and order components for a Bill of Materials
  • Solder and assemble (through hole and SMT)
  • Test, fault find and repair
  • Program and debug embedded microcontrollers
  • Setup experimental tests / Do failure analysis and provide simple reports of findings.
  • Assist Senior Technician to maintain electronics laboratory
  • Maintaining component stock levels
  • Maintaining equipment
  • General housekeeping
  • Acquire a base technical understanding of CBI products.

Minimum Requirements

  • NDIP or BTech with a focus on electronics (light current)
  • 1-3 years Basic electronics design, assembly and testing

Advantageous:

  • Experience in a design environment/projects
  • Experience in analog and digital circuit fault finding
  • Experience with embedded microcontrollers C/C++ (Microchip, Atmel, Arduino)

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Work independently and in a team as required
  • Ambition to learn new skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 June 2021.

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PRODUCTION FOREMAN x2 - LESOTHO

Updated 1 week ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Factory Manager - Lesotho

 

Main Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to supervise and co-ordinate final assembly and spot-welding activities and produce quality products as per production plan and export orders.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Assembling, testing and packing of products as per relevant specifications, procedures and quality instructions
  • Train Supervisor/operators in their various tasks and ensure that instructions are adhered to
  • Identify and report assembly and quality problems to the Factory Manager and Quality Manager
  • Implement and maintain corrective and preventative actions as advised by Factory Manager/QC Manager
  • Monitor operator output, efficiency and recommend implement changes to improve production output
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Ensure that all finished products are correctly identified
  • Ensure that all the correct drawings and tools are available to execute order
  • Ensure that all relevant works documents are available before starting the production lines
  • Implement and maintain safety and health standards in accordance with the OSHACT System

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Technical or Production Qualification
  • National Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Production experience
  • Computer literacy

 

Competencies

  • Self Starter
  • Good communication skills
  • Give attention to detail
  • Must be able to lead a team

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 27 July 2021.

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QUALITY ENGINEER - QA Engineering Department

Updated 1 month ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Quality Engineering Manager

 

Main Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to compile of monthly and weekly reports, Monthly departmental expenses, Customer returns and reworks, Scrap costs and Process capabilities reports.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) software
    • Loading of inspection instructions and specific tests on the SPC system
    • Conducting of Gauge repeatability studies
    • Evaluating of SPC data
    • Process Capability studies
  • Audits
    • Conducting Internal Audits of the Quality management system as per schedule.
    • Component / process audits.
    • Maintaining a system of reporting, monitoring and control of the various audits.
  • Training and projects
    • Providing formalised quality training to employees as and when required.
    • Implementing of Quality Improvement Projects as assigned by the manager.
  • General
    • Provide support service to various departments
    • Quality meetings with departmental foremen and managers
    • Other quality engineering associated tasks eg. Reliability calculations

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • National Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgical or Industrial Engineering
  • Min 3 years of exposure to one of the above fields
  • CQE , City and Guilds of London and TQM  with sound SPC knowledge would be advantageous
  • Minimum of 3 years of SPC experience
  • A minimum of three years of experience in quality
  • MRP/ ERP knowledge

Competencies

  • Effective writing and reporting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work well under pressure

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 29 June 2021.

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QUALITY FOREMAN X2 - LESOTHO

Updated 2 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: QA Manager – Lesotho

Main Purpose: 

To ensure adherence to laid down specifications; instructions and procedures thereby ensuring the outgoing quality of goods/products meet customer requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To perform internal audits on production processes
  • To sample and compare products and parts thereof to engineering drawings
  • To ensure Quality instructions, procedures and manufacturing instructions are adhered to
  • Responsible for training and efficient personnel performance in the QC section
  • Responsible for regular execution of tests in accordance with Circuit Breaker Industries,                             Quality Instructions and specifications applicable to finished products
  • Maintain quality insurance process
  • Responsible for the correct functioning of all quality processes
  • Maintain test equipment and test jigs by ensuring that they stay always in a good working condition

Minimum Requirements

  •  Grade 12
  • B. Tech or Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or relevant Quality Qualification.
  • Experience in auditing to ISO9001
  • Quality assurance experience
  • 5 Years’ experience in a similar position
  • Strong MS Office Skills

Competencies

  • Self-starter
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Attention to detail

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 20 July 2021.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful"



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