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Buyer
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NB23537 East London 29 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
Our client is seeking a Buyer to join their team, based in East London. Minimum Requirements include:- *Matric *Relevant tertiary qualification preferable *Experience in the construction industry. If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to natasha@mpc.co.za.   Minimum Requirements include:- *Matric *Relevant tertiary qualification preferable *Experience in the construction industry. If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to natasha@mpc.co.za.
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
R10 000.00 per month   Natasha Berridge
  Email: natasha@mpc.co.za


Trade Counter Sales
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ME23533 Durban 29 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
A well known client is looking for a Trade Counter Sales person to join their fast growing company. Some duties would include: Maximizing trade counter sales, drawing up quotations, follow up on procured orders and managing deliveries. Minimum Requirements: - Matric - 2-3 years sales experience in building or sanitary ware industry Please send your CV to megane@mpc.co.za If you are not contacted within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.   Minimum Requirements: - Matric - 2-3 years sales experience in building or sanitary ware industry If you are not contacted within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
Market related   Megan Esterhuizen
  Email: megane@mpc.co.za


Inventory Manager / Administration Manager
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CJ23510 Pretoria 28 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
Admin Manager: Manage the staff, clients and deliverables of sites ensuring that it is aligned with the overall objectives of the organization and the resources are fully utilized to ensure optimal delivery of services to our clients in conjunction with the Branch Manager. Duties and Responsibilities: - Manage the delivery of the organizations objectives through communication, measurement and motivation of the staff - Interface with shared functions ensuring continues cooperation and interactions with these functions - Manage and deliver on clients commitments based on local, national and global strategy - Manage cost and productivity within all sites ensuring that efficiency and effectiveness is at the order of the day - Ensure compliance to internal and external controls and other KPI’s set at global and local level - Deliver on the bottom line budget commitment to ensure that the business unit budget is met - Identify opportunities and risks within the business that may impact the business environment and ability to deliver to shareholder commitments - Managing people’s performance and growth to create a sustainable business environment - Adherence to deadlines and schedules - Managing and controlling resources and risk management - Administrative duties relevant to the position - Interacting with customers at all levels – in person and telephonically - Maintain existing systems processes and controls with continuous improvement Requirements: - Matric - BCom or equivalent Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma - Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - 3 years’ experience in the logistics or courier environment - 3 years previous business and/or operational management experience - Proven administration skills - Proven ability to motivate and lead staff - Ability to compile MS Excel spreadsheets with Pivot Tables, charts and formulas - Comprehensive knowledge of the LRA and BCEA and hands on experience in IR - Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable transport - Able to work overtime / shifts should it be needed - Flexible to travel - Proven crisis management skills - Experience in quality improvement initiatives / methodologies (Such as Six Sigma, Lean, TQM)   - Matric - BCom or equivalent Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma - Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - 3 years’ experience in the logistics or courier environment - 3 years previous business and/or operational management experience - Proven administration skills - Proven ability to motivate and lead staff - Ability to compile MS Excel spreadsheets with Pivot Tables, charts and formulas - Comprehensive knowledge of the LRA and BCEA and hands on experience in IR - Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable transport - Able to work overtime / shifts should it be needed - Flexible to travel - Proven crisis management skills - Experience in quality improvement initiatives / methodologies (Such as Six Sigma, Lean, TQM)
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
  Chivah Jones
  Email: chivah@mpc.co.za


Branch Manager (Warehousing)
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CJ23503 Pretoria 27 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
Branch Manager: Manage the staff, clients and deliverables of sites ensuring that it is aligned with the overall objectives of the organization and the resources are fully utilized to ensure optimal delivery of services to our clients. Requirements: - Matric - BCom or equivalent Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma - Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - Experience in SAP / Infor 10 - 5 years’ experience in the logistics or courier environment - 5 years previous business and/or operational management experience - Proven administration skills - Proven ability to motivate and lead staff - Ability to compile MS Excel spreadsheets with Pivot Tables, charts and formulas - Comprehensive knowledge of the LRA and BCEA and hands on experience in IR - Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable transport - Able to work overtime / shifts should it be needed - Flexible to travel - Proven crisis management skills - Experience in quality improvement initiatives / methodologies (Such as Six Sigma, Lean, TQM) - Working knowledge of COGNOS Duties and Responsibilities: - Manage the delivery of the organizations objectives through communication, measurement and motivation of the staff - Interface with shared functions ensuring continues cooperation and interactions with these functions - Manage and deliver on clients commitments based on local, national and global strategy - Manage cost and productivity within all sites ensuring that efficiency and effectiveness is at the order of the day - Ensure compliance to internal and external controls and other KPI’s set at global and local level - Deliver on the bottom line budget commitment to ensure that the business unit budget is met - Identify opportunities and risks within the business that may impact the business environment and ability to deliver to shareholder commitments - Managing people’s performance and growth to create a sustainable business environment - Adherence to deadlines and schedules - Managing and controlling resources and risk management - Administrative duties relevant to the position - Interacting with customers at all levels – in person and telephonically - Maintain existing systems processes and controls with continuous improvement   - Matric - BCom or equivalent Diploma or Post Graduate Diploma - Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - Experience in SAP / Infor 10 - 5 years’ experience in the logistics or courier environment - 5 years previous business and/or operational management experience - Proven administration skills - Proven ability to motivate and lead staff - Ability to compile MS Excel spreadsheets with Pivot Tables, charts and formulas - Comprehensive knowledge of the LRA and BCEA and hands on experience in IR - Must have a valid driver's license and own reliable transport - Able to work overtime / shifts should it be needed - Flexible to travel - Proven crisis management skills - Experience in quality improvement initiatives / methodologies (Such as Six Sigma, Lean, TQM) - Working knowledge of COGNOS
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
  Chivah Jones
  Email: chivah@mpc.co.za


Accountant
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EM23501 Durban 27 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
A reputable company within the manufacturing industry requires a Financial Accountant who will report to the Financial Director and who will be based in Durban. Key Responsibilities: Financial Accounting Responsibilities: Preparation of month end management accounts, including (but not limited to) all aspects involved in the month end close process, such as reviewing and finalising the month end queries ensuring that the Financial Controller is able to prepare the final management accounts, financial pack and cash flow statement. Send Management Accounts out to all Managers at month end for their review. Reviewing the month end reports for reasonability and reporting on and highlighting variances where necessary. Reviewing, preparing and loading all foreign payments for approval by the Directors. Reviewing the general ledger recons prepared by the Assistant Accountant Review of monthly creditors reconciliations. Retain responsibility for all local and foreign creditors’ recons and payments. Responsible for ensuring all entries to the fixed asset registered are appropriately done by the Assistant Account. Review bad debt provisions monthly. Review Credit Guarantee submission. Review settlement discount provision. Prepare the monthly obsolete stock provision workings. Reconcile foreign petty cash monthly and be responsible for the safeguarding of it. Arrange foreign petty cash for staff travelling. Send the required monthly reports to the companies bankers to ensure compliance with any loan covenants. Review and authorisation of journal vouchers prepared by the General Ledger Clerk and Assistant Accountant within the authority matrix. Preparation of statutory payments (Income Tax, VAT, PAYE, SDL, UIF, Workmen’s Compensation). Review the monthly Provision Account calculations prepared by the Assistant Accountant. Review the Fixed and Intangible Asset Registers, maintained by the Assistant Accountant Review petty cash reconciliations. Review and post corporate credit card journals. Review payment proposals. Preparation of the year end audit files. Assist with the preparation of the Annual Financial Statements. Attend and assist with company stock counts when required. Supervise three staff members (Assistant Accountant, Creditors clerk and General ledger clerk). Deal with general finance and business queries as they arise. Management Accounting Responsibilities (advantageous): Assist with Capex justifications and motivations. Analyse data for both the sales and operations teams, providing value added commentary and suggestions for improvements. Assist the Financial Director by creating meaningful metrics and identify trends and anomalies driving changes in customer behaviour (sales) as well as operational costs. General Responsibilities: Ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Financial Director or Financial Controller. Sick leave relief as required.   Minimum Requirements: B.Com with Accounting Major with 2+ years relevant work experience CIMA / cost & management accounting experience advantageous PC literate with proven proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel. Knowledge of SAP Business One advantageous. A people’s person with good attention to detail and reporting skills. Willing to work extended working hours when required
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
Market Related   Elmarie Muhl
  Email: elmarie@mpc.co.za


Operations Manager (Warehousing)
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CJ23500 Pretoria 27 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
Operations Manager: Effectively measure and manage the outsourced services to ensure efficiency and contract adherence in terms of client relations, operational performance, commercial and financial performance and people management and development. Requirements: - Matric - Diploma in Supply Chain / Warehouse Management / Logistics - Computer Literacy Level: Advanced: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - Other Software Packages: SAP - Minimum 3 years’ experience in people management including leadership, performance management, people motivation and people development - Minimum 3 years’ experience in Warehouse operational tracking of record of management in warehouse environment with stock management and warehouse system - Minimum 3 years’ experience in Commercial & financial acumen and experience in adherence to budget and management of contracts and service level agreements - Minimum 5 years’ experience in communication & conflict management to successfully deal with all levels, age groups and cultures of people – both customers and staff - SHE management skills - Continual improvement experience - Extensive stock control, storekeeping and warehousing skills & experience - QMS, SHE, ISO and continuous improvement processes and risk management skills and experience - HAZCHEM product management experience within a warehousing environment Duties and Responsibilities: - Client Relationships: Ensuring client needs are consistently met within scope of service agreement; using initiative in developing custom solutions and continuous improvement processes and reporting on same - Commercial / Financial: Thorough understanding and application of contract and service level agreement to achieve account stability and profitability - Populating budget and reporting monthly on actual financial performance - Ensure accurate and timeous monthly invoicing and on time payment by client (debtors days) - Operational Performance: Actively managing daily operational performance to consistently achieve performance metric targets (especially stock integrity) and ensure legal and contractual compliance - People Management: Firm and consistent approach to on-going performance measurement and management, people development, industrial relations (labour broker employees and permanent) - SHERQ: Internal measurement and auditing of all site processes to ensure stability and improvement in areas of Quality Management System, Health and Safety and Environment and Facility compliance / risk mitigation   - Matric - Diploma in Supply Chain / Warehouse Management / Logistics - Computer Literacy Level: Advanced: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook - Other Software Packages: SAP - Minimum 3 years’ experience in people management including leadership, performance management, people motivation and people development - Minimum 3 years’ experience in Warehouse operational tracking of record of management in warehouse environment with stock management and warehouse system - Minimum 3 years’ experience in Commercial & financial acumen and experience in adherence to budget and management of contracts and service level agreements - Minimum 5 years’ experience in communication & conflict management to successfully deal with all levels, age groups and cultures of people – both customers and staff - SHE management skills - Continual improvement experience - Extensive stock control, storekeeping and warehousing skills & experience - QMS, SHE, ISO and continuous improvement processes and risk management skills and experience - HAZCHEM product management experience within a warehousing environment
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
  Chivah Jones
  Email: chivah@mpc.co.za


Assistant Accountant
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EM23497 Durban 27 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
A reputable company within the manufacturing industry requires an Assistant Accountant who will report to the Financial Accountant and who will be based in Durban. Key Responsibilities: Performing monthly reconciliations of all General Ledger Accounts Monthly Maintenance of Provision Accounts Maintaining the Fixed and Intangible Asset Register Process the wages payroll, including aspects such as the running of reports, printing of payslips etc. Prepare the monthly marketing rebate calculations Send the monthly Debtors covenants calculations to FNB Processing monthly salary journals Maintenance of the monthly WIP reports for the R&D department Maintaining the R&D capitalisation of labour and expenses Preparation of month end management accounts, including all aspects of their preparation where required Review petty cash reconciliations Review and post corporate credit card journals Preparation of year end audit files Assistance with Alarmlink monthly processing, debit orders and rental assets Ad-hoc tasks as requested by the Financial Accountant and Financial Director Sick leave relief as required   Minimum Requirements: Studying towards a formal qualification such as B Com, CMA or CIS 3 years’ experience in a finance / accounts environment Manufacturing experience Experience on MS Office, especially Excel Knowledge of SAP Business One advantageous Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels Ability to multitask and work well under pressure Maintain respect and confidentiality at all times
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
Market Related   Elmarie Muhl
  Email: elmarie@mpc.co.za


Strategic Planner
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EM23495 Durban 26 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
A reputable company requires a Strategic Planner who will report to the Head of the Strategic Department/ Strategy Director and who will be based in Durban. The Strategic Planner through knowledge of their business, target markets, competitors and brand positioning provides insights and observations that inform strategically sound creative work and business solutions. Key Responsibilities: Strategy Development; Brand strategy: Understanding of core branding principles and processes. Development of effective new brand strategies using defined processes. Correct interpretation of existing brand strategies. Relevant tailoring of global concepts for the local market. Insight development; Identifying relevant consumer insights to facilitate effective communication. Ongoing research into trends, competitor activity and target market for inclusion in communication strategies and brand plans. Communication strategy development; To understand roles of media in meeting communication objectives, and to execute a 360-degree communication strategies. Development of promotional campaign mechanics that support strategic objectives and/or creative ideas. Strategic control; Develop thought leadership position in the agency, with ability to challenge thinking. Correct understanding of existing brand strategies in order to effectively assess appropriateness of strategic or creative agency outputs. Strategic Presentation; Compilation and delivery of client presentations. Developing general marketing-related presentations including trend presentations, competitor analysis, market analysis etc. Client; Involvement in initial briefing sessions with client to clearly understand and identify the challenge at hand. Involvement in client presentations to sell the strategic and creative solution. Creative Team; Giving creative teams clear strategic guidance that both directs and inspires creative output. Reviewing of all creative work to ensure alignment to strategic approach throughout the creative process. Account Management/ Client Service; Input key strategic information required in the writing of creative briefs. Providing strategic rationales in support of creative work presented to client. People Management; Delegates effectively to members of their team/other departments, and calls on the Head of Strategy for assistance where required. Supports other members of the team to deliver quality output. Self-Development through Continual Learning; Value learning and take initiative to build knowledge and skills; be reflective and learn from mistakes. Maintain knowledge in relevant field by staying current with new information.   Minimum Requirements: Advertising agency experience in a strategic planning role, else extensive marketing, planning or strategy experience in related field Diploma or Degree qualified in Marketing Communications (ideal) Ability to find solutions to various levels of marketing challenges, demonstrating a sound understanding of marketing and branding disciplines An understanding of media and channel planning Pro-active problem-solving abilities: both rigorously analytical as well as intuitive A sound understanding of both qualitative and quantitative research Thinking observer, with particular interest in human and brand behaviour Engaging and articulate presentation skills, with sound preparation and strong persuasion abilities Has knowledge of consumer motivation and behavior patterns in the marketplace
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
Market Related   Elmarie Muhl
  Email: elmarie@mpc.co.za


Industrial Engineer
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JC23494 PE 26 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
Seeking a qualified and experienced Industrial Engineer for our international client within the automotive sector. * Grade 12 coupled with ND Industrial Engineering * Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a large manufacturing environment (automotive filed preferred) * Proven experience in time study analysis, material flow principles * Knowledge of TPM * Computer literate (MS Office, Intermediate Excel user) * AutoCAD plant layout * Must be a results-oriented team-player with the ability to take initiative and pay attention to detail Please apply with a full and current c.v. Reference number JC23494. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not had a response within 7 days.   * Grade 12 coupled with ND Industrial Engineering * Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a large manufacturing environment (automotive filed preferred) * Proven experience in time study analysis, material flow principles * Knowledge of TPM * Computer literate (MS Office, Intermediate Excel user) * AutoCAD plant layout * Must be a results-oriented team-player with the ability to take initiative and pay attention to detail
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
To be advised   Janine Coxhill
  Email: janine@mpc.co.za


Proposals Manager
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CP23486 Bedfordview 26 Aug 2014
 
Job Description:   Specific Skills Required:
The Proposals Manager will be responsible for estimating and managing the estimating department including the effective compilation of proposals and identification of market opportunities in line with business strategy. Note: "Proposals" include tenders (bids), prequalification applications and expressions of interest. KPIs would include: • Accurate estimating of structural, mechanical, piping and platework within an industrial process plant environment. • Proposals database management. • Financial management and budget control. • Information and communication. • Bids and proposals preparation. • Relationship management. • Risk management. • Document management and record keeping. • Policies, processes, procedures and standards implementation. • Functional and management reporting. • Personnel management, training and development. • Departmental staffing and resource management. BSc (Eng) or B Tech, registered Pr Eng, Pr CM or Pr CPM will be an added advantage. 10-15 years working experience in the relevant field within the engineering and construction industry of which a minimum of 5 years in a senior position. • Broad based estimating experience in structural, mechanical, piping, plate work (vessels & tankage) in an industrial process plant environment. • Specific emphasis will be on Power & Energy and Oil & Gas projects.   BSc (Eng) or B Tech, registered Pr Eng, Pr CM or Pr CPM will be an added advantage. 10-15 years working experience in the relevant field within the engineering and construction industry of which a minimum of 5 years in a senior position. • Broad based estimating experience in structural, mechanical, piping, plate work (vessels & tankage) in an industrial process plant environment. • Specific emphasis will be on Power & Energy and Oil & Gas projects.
     
Salary Package:   Consultant:
1300000   Constance Pienaar
  Email: constancep@mpc.co.za




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