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Business Unit Manager - Eastern Cape

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: National Sales Manager     

Main Responsibilities:

The Business Unit Manager’s main duties include inter alia the following:

  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees in assigned region; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing job contributions and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; completing stocktake audits; identifying trends; determine regional sales system improvements and implement change where and when required.
  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating sales plans and quota for the respective regional sales representatives in support of national objectives. Ensure that the sales team are adhering to call plans and the submission thereof on the Intranet to enable Management to generate reports.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counselling regional sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers and identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  • Recommendation of customer training and provide product training and support to S.I’s, and direct accounts
  • Recommend the opening or closing of accounts.
  • Maintain monthly meetings with all your staff and visits to all customers within your region.
  • Recommend pricing for all “special projects” in your region to the National Sales Manager
  • Recommendation and assistance with implementation/participation of promotions and exhibitions and social events etc.
  • Security and general state of company cars, property or equipment held or used by the sales staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 - Essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management / Engineering) - Preferable
  • Proven experience in sales – 15 years - Essential
  • Proven experience in managing a sales force – 5 years – Essential

Attributes:

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Solid accounting skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Business Unit Manager - Kwa-Zulu Natal

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: National Sales Manager     

Main Responsibilities:

The Business Unit Manager’s main duties include inter alia the following:

  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees in assigned region; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing job contributions and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; completing stocktake audits; identifying trends; determine regional sales system improvements and implement change where and when required.
  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating sales plans and quota for the respective regional sales representatives in support of national objectives. Ensure that the sales team are adhering to call plans and the submission thereof on the Intranet to enable Management to generate reports.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counselling regional sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers and identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  • Recommendation of customer training and provide product training and support to S.I’s, and direct accounts
  • Recommend the opening or closing of accounts.
  • Maintain monthly meetings with all your staff and visits to all customers within your region.
  • Recommend pricing for all “special projects” in your region to the National Sales Manager
  • Recommendation and assistance with implementation/participation of promotions and exhibitions and social events etc.
  • Security and general state of company cars, property or equipment held or used by the sales staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 - Essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management / Engineering) - Preferable
  • Proven experience in sales – 15 years - Essential
  • Proven experience in managing a sales force – 5 years – Essential

Attributes:

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Solid accounting skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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DESIGN ENGINEER - ELECTRONIC

Updated 10 months ago
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

DESIGN ENGINEER - ELECTRONIC

Design Engineering

This position reports to: Head Designer - Electrical

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Electronic design (Conception, design, simulation, specify bill of materials, assembly, integration, documentation) of assemblies or systems for use in:
  • Products for electrical protection.
  • Test equipment to support manufacturing processes.
  • Liaise with internal and external role players (e.g. Quality Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Project Management, Certification, Tool Design, Procurement, Suppliers, Sales, Export) to support innovation, design and manufacturing.
  • Provide ad hoc support to all the role players.
  • Implement best practices and apply safety standards to designs.
  • Perform failure analysis investigations for quality improvements and implement corrective actions.
  • May be required to occasionally travel to customers, suppliers or CBI’s other sites.
     
    Qualifications and Experience
  • Grade 12
  • Minimum BSc (Eng.)  / BEng degree in Electrical/Electronics

Advantageous:

  • Experience in mixed signal design and circuit layout
  • Experience in writing software / embedded firmware
  • Experience in data acquisition
  • Knowledge of networking and database design
  • Driver’s License and valid passport

Attributes

  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of projects
  • Work independently and in a team as required

 



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Equipment Designer

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Toolroom Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Areas of responsibility include inter alia the following:
  • Design of jigs and fixtures, equipment and press tools, for example manual, semi-automated and fully automated pneumatic assembly devices, inspection gauges, test-jigs, spot welding-jigs, single
  • stage and multistage progression tools.
  • Maintain department procedures.
  • Modify designs to latest revision status.
  • Adhere to projected design completion dates.
  • Assist and consult with engineering – industrialization and fabrication on requirements.
  • Adhere to CBI quality standards.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • N5 essential
  • Trade tested as a Toolmaker
  • Minimum of five years design experience
  • CAD knowledge preferably Unigraphics and Cadkey

 

Attributes

  • Detail orientated
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent Communication Skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Fabrication Manager

Updated 1 day ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Materials Management & Logistics

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Manufacturing Manager

The Purpose: The Fabrication Manager must plan, direct and coordinate the operations of Fabrication Department. The Fabrication Manager is responsible to ensure and improve performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental through the provision of effective strategies and methods.

Main Responsibilities
•    Manage resources (machine, manpower and material) within the Fabrication and Springs Departments to achieve production plans
•    Manage capacity constraints and initiate capital replacement or increased capacity
•    Ensure Kanban availability for DOPS picking is maintained at a high level
•    Ensure Quality standards are maintained for all components 
•    Oversee the handling of clock cards, attendance records and hiring/dismissal of personnel
•    Generate man-hour reports, shop utilisation and time reports
•    Support and participate in any production related managerial role
•    Promote a culture of continuous improvement
•    Ensure departments technology is kept up-to-date
•    Enforce compliance with all Security and loss control procedures and standards
•    Enforce strict housekeeping procedures 
•    Safe storage of hazardous materials and chemicals
•    Input into Operational expenditure
•    Input into Capital expenditure and/or equipment replacement
•    Manage sections to work within the constraints of budgeted costs
•    Ensure safety procedures followed by staff 

Minimum Requirements
•    Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
•    National Diploma or B-Tech Mechanical Engineering
•    8 - 10 years’ experience in Manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position
•    Must have experience in high volume and various production processes
•    Computer literate

Competencies
•    Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Must have the ability to manage a diverse team
•    Must be a self-starter 
•    Must give attention to detail
•    Must have people skills
•     Self-Management

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Felicia Mosehla (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 30 September 2020.

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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Front End Software Engineer

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive and Programme Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be focused on designing and delivering the front-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better. You will participate in architectural and service delivery design, define User Interface requirements, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality. You will use your extensive front-end software development skills to provide intuitive and powerful User Interface systems for long term support and administration teams to manage the platform and the client services it provides.
  • You will design, define, integrate and customise UI and reporting components – yourself, in your team, and in association with our software partners. You will test, validate and mercilessly hunt down bugs and broken interfaces. You will show the world that sophisticated software can be reliable, flexible and easy to use – and that can think for itself. 
  • We need someone that has spent years building tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience building Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar. Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for advanced technology development and automation and testing best practices.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical Engineering highly advantageous
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Worked with UI frameworks which are fit for purpose within the project scope
  • Backend, frontend and API automation and integration experience
  • Deploying underlying infrastructural services to enable these components, including leading Web server, database and Enterprise Service Bus technologies
  • Have experience in designing systems for high utilisation, high availability deployments
  • Must have some experience deploying to and connecting containers
  • Experience in logging and log analytics, and configuring and maintaining monitoring tools
  • Linux based OS (5-10 years)
  • Git source code management
  • Experience with code deployment and management systems like Jenkins, and infrastructure-as-code (Terraform)
  • Able to provide examples of relevant work

 

Attributes

  • User Experience (UX) design skills and knowledge of best practices to deliver dashboards and configuration panels for end user use and management of IOT application systems
  • Worked with the following types of tools or similar: unstructured search (Elasticsearch), logging (Logstash), analytics, visualisation, graphing (Kibana, Grafana), business insights analytics (PowerBI, Tableau, Jasper)
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and implementations for back-end and front-end testing
  • Manage an end-to-end test plan for the required set of features and execute on it
  • Prior experience in automated testing of APIs
  • Proven development skill in key enterprise software languages such as C++/C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP
  • Understanding of message queues and familiarity with MQTT and rapid development tools like NodeJS
  • Proficiency managing and deploying services on public Cloud and Cloud-native environments
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux systems administration and Identity and Access Management
  • Advanced containerisation knowledge
  • Ability to work both at the office and at home, and self-manage
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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LEAD / SENIOR DEVELOPER

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: IT Manager

Main Responsibilities
Areas of responsibility include the following:
•    As a software lead, you will be involved in designing, reviewing, coding features that enable our Digital workplace. 
•    You will develop software and services at scale, innovating on the latest technologies (IoT, Cloud, modern web, Mobile, Social, Security Software and services) while engineering as a DevOps in a highly automated environment with Continuous Integration & Deployment as well as instrumenting telemetry that helps us monitor our service and helps diagnose and resolve issues quickly. 
•    Setting tasks and development goals.
•    Lead a team of Software Developers.
•    Hold the team and individuals accountable for results by providing clarity.
•    Provide expertise and lead the design and implementation of Operating and Business Software Services.
•    Guide developers in implementation and conduct regular code review.
•    Drive a DevOps culture establishing top engineering processes/practices.
•    Energize people by motivating and infusing optimism.
•    Drive an inclusive culture within and external to team.
•    Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance.
•    Designing, coding, and implementing scalable applications.
•    Testing and debugging code.
•    Reviewing website interface and software stability.
•    Troubleshooting software issues.
•    Providing systems training to staff.

Minimum Requirements
•      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
•     10+ years of experience delivering scalable and resilient services and applications.
•      Experience managing a team of developers.
•      Experience in senior business stakeholder’s management for critical programs.
•      Proven track record of building enterprise scale services on cloud platform.
•    Experience working in an Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) with the ability to perform multiple    roles (Developer, Scrum Master).

Attributes
•    10+ years of full-stack development software development experience.
•    10+ years of C# (or equivalent) experience with the ability to contribute to technical architecture across web/mobile, middle tier, and data components.
•    5+ years of experience of leading software engineering team.
•    5+ years of experience designing secure, scalable and cost-efficient PaaS services on the AWS EC2 or Microsoft Azure platform.
•    Experience in building mobile applications for iOS and/or Android platform using React Native, Android Studio, Swift, Objective C is a great plus.
•    Experience with microservices and serverless architectures.
•    Passion for innovation and a vision for how technology can add ambient intelligence to the workplace.
•    Experience shaping a DevOps culture with a vision for building and nurturing an innovative culture while maintaining a Live Site focus.
•    Capability to work independently on the most complex code contributions of a feature.
•    Knowledge of AS400 DB2 databases and RPG programming.
•    SharePoint application development.
•    QlikView or BI data modelling.
•    Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 03 September 2020.
 



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Moulding Controller

Updated 1 day ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Materials Management & Logistics

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Moulding Manager

The Purpose: The Moulding Controller must take charge and control the day-to-day production activities in the moulding plant.

Main Responsibilities
•    Manage resources & efficiency of the Mould Shop
•    Supervision and Control of Supervisors, Setters, Operators and Plant Operations
•    Meeting the production plan for moulded components: right quantity, quality and on-time delivery 
•    Take charge of and control quality related issues
•    Control all aspects of materials handling and plastics manufacturing processes
•    Ensure setters and operators follow prescribed manufacturing SOP and QC instructions
•    Ensure the correct handling of raw materials, work orders, KANBAN and material issues
•    Understand and know how to execute plant start-up and shut-down procedures
•    Handling of clock system, attendance and discipline of resources
•    Ensure Moulding employees maintain good performance and morale
•    Maintain occupational health and safety in the plant – resources and machinery.
•    Ensure ongoing training into all quality and safety related procedures and regulations

Minimum Requirements
•    Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
•    National Diploma or BTech in Plastics Technology
•    Practical knowledge of injection moulding and injection-compression moulding
•    Minimum of 5 Years supervisory experience in a plastics moulding plant
•    Working knowledge of KANBAN; BPCS & SPC would be an advantage

Competencies
•    Self-starter 
•    Results orientated 
•    Good communication skills & good interpersonal skills
•    Attention to detail

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Felicia Mosehla (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 30 September 2020.

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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Project Manager

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be to manage the delivery of a team that is building the back-end and front-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better.
  • You will participate in architectural and integration design, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality.
  • You will relentlessly drive the adoption of enterprise-class product development management and software development management methodologies.
  • We need someone that has spent years managing the build of tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience in projects that are Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar.
  • Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for bringing to life automation and testing best practices to create intuitive, reliable and user-friendly technology systems.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc, BIS, BCom or BEng degree in Computer, Software, Information or related Sciences from a reputable university
  • Project Management qualification and minimum four years’ experience in Agile or similar methodologies
  • Certification(s) in leading project management tools such as Jira, LeanKit, Pivotal, etc.
  • At least 5 years prior experience in the role of project manager within a software development environment
  • Agile experience and certification (Scrum Master, SAFE, similar)

 

Attributes

  • Thorough understanding of project management techniques and methods
  • Facilitate product backlog, sprint planning, sprint backlog, sprints
  • Upload projects on selected digital platform and document all aspects of AGILE process
  • Manage timelines for projects with component owners to meet project outcome and deliverables on time and in full
  • Lead project sprint reviews based on project methodology requirement (AGILE/Waterfall)
  • Lead cross-functional support meetings and remove obstacles for successful implementation of projects
  • Lead migration from Waterfall to AGILE project management methods
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office
  • Understanding on PMBOK and Prince2
  • Ability to manage a team of developers in a product/engineering team
  • Experience working with roadmaps and tracking towards strategic, long-term goals
  • Good understanding of IT concepts and the SDLC
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking
  • Proven ability to work independently from home and office without supervision whilst driving decision in a collaborative fashion
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Sharepoint Application Developer

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: IT Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • Review website and application requirements.
  • Setting tasks and development goals.
  • Configuring the company SharePoint systems to specified requirements.
  • Developing new web components using XML, .NET, SQL, and C#
  • Designing, coding, and implementing scalable applications.
  • Developing SharePoint Document libraries, Wiki sites, Lists, Workflows.
  • Define and Manage Share Point security.
  • Extending SharePoint functionality with forms, web parts, and application technologies.
  • Testing and debugging code.
  • Reviewing website interface and software stability.
  • Troubleshooting software issues.
  • Maintaining and updating SharePoint applications.
  • Providing systems training to staff.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) certification
  • Previous experience as a SharePoint Developer
  • Extensive knowledge of C#, ASP .NET, and .NET Frameworks
  • Familiarity with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, XML, Jquery, SQL Server, and Web Services
  • High-level coding skills
  • Ability to solve complex software issues
  • Ability to project manage

 

Attributes

  • Detail orientated
  • Self-motivated

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Software Automation Engineer

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive and Programme Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be focused on designing and delivering the back-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better. You will participate in architectural and integration design, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality.
  • You will use your extensive software automation and systems integration skills to chain all the components together into a resilient, scalable and highly efficient software stack.
  • You will design, define, integrate and automate components – yourself, in your team, and in association with our software partners. You will test, validate and mercilessly hunt down bugs and broken workflows. You will show the world that sophisticated software can be reliable, flexible and easy to use – and that can think for itself. 
  • We need someone that has spent years building tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience building Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar. Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for advanced technology development and automation and testing best practices.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical Engineering highly advantageous
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Worked with automation frameworks which are fit for purpose within the project scope
  • Knowledge of MSTOP, ITIL and eTOM based processes is important
  • Backend, frontend and API automation and integration experience
  • Deploying underlying infrastructural services to enable these integrations, including leading databases, message queue and Enterprise Service Bus technologies
  • Develop or customise and manage the APIs required for these integrations, including experience in leading API management tools
  • Must have some experience deploying to and connecting containers
  • Scale and load-based automated test experience
  • Experience in logging and log analytics, and configuring and maintaining monitoring tools
  • Linux based OS (5-10 years)
  • Moderate level of networking experience (core routing and IP skills)
  • Git source code management
  • Experience with code deployment and management systems like Jenkins and infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform
  • Able to provide examples of relevant work

 

Attributes

  • Knowledge of major service automation frameworks, tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and implementations for back-end and front-end testing
  • Manage an end-to-end test plan for the required set of features and execute on it
  • Prior experience in automated testing of APIs
  • Proven development skill in key enterprise software languages such as C++/C#, Java, Python, PHP
  • Experience with integration using Camel, Kafka, JBoss or equivalent ESM/message bus frameworks
  • A firm understanding of the latest CI/CD, DevOps and automation testing technologies and best practices
  • Proficiency managing and deploying services on public Cloud and Cloud-native environments
  • Excellent English communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux systems administration and Identity and Access Management
  • Advanced containerisation knowledge
  • Ability to work both at the office and at home, and self-manage
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Technical Buyer

Updated 1 day ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Materials Management & Logistics

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Procurement Manager 

The Purpose: The principal function of the Technical Buyer is to ensure continuity of supply for production and actively support Engineering with the selection of suitable products and vendors in order to satisfy the company’s requirement of new products, which facilitate later efficient mass production. 

Main Responsibilities 

•    Efficient and effective procurement of products and components from local and international market 
•    Procurement of products that contribute to CBI’s financial results by sourcing alternatives / identify saving potentials 
•    Liaise with Suppliers and ensure service / price quality of required standard 
•    Efficient procurement and expediting of products to prevent production stoppages / non-supply to customers 
•    Ensure products procured conform to all quality requirements and regulations 
•    Correct implementation of new vendors 
•    Challenge specifications / suppliers where applicable 
•    Accurate administration and maintenance of relevant purchasing records 
•    Share information on new market trends / products / developments 
•    Undertake special tasks, from time to time, as deemed necessary 
•    Liaise timeously with Engineering /Production regarding any proposed changes to existing materials 

Minimum Requirements

•    Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
•    Technical Background 
•    Purchasing Diploma or Degree (would be an advantage) 
•    Minimum 2 years as a Buyer of raw material in an industry similar to CBI 
•    Computer Literacy – Ms Excel 
•    Preferably someone with manufacturing background 

Competencies

•    Administrative Skills 
•    Able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines 
•    Good communication skills & good interpersonal skills 
•    Ability to work flexible hours
•    Team player 
•    Market & Product knowledge (would be an advantage) 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Felicia Mosehla (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 30 September 2020.

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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Technical Sales Representative - Port Elizabeth

Updated 1 year ago
Minimum Requirements

TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Port Elizabeth

 

Main Purpose:

Governed by the Company’s policies, procedures and guidelines established by the Company and Management; the sales team is to generate sales of CBI services and products and achieving the targeted cost/revenue ratio; and to provide professional, prompt and reliable service to the existing and potential customer base.

 

 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Electrical Trade
  • 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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