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Production Manager


Competitive salary offered

Are you energetic, fast paced and loyal? Our client is seeking to appoint a Production Manager who is keen to become an integral part of his operation and is looking for a long term career and a proven track record with a stable career history is imperative.  Should you have a Degree in Chemical or Production Engineering or a related discipline with a minimum 5 years production and or plant management experience this will be to your advantage. You will be responsible for developing and managing the manufacturing capabilities of the Port Elizabeth manufacturing site; overseeing the efficient management of the production processes, to cover machine trouble shooting, material control and usage, optimizing machine time within approved quality standards, health and safety management and decision making on effective line production.


  • Coaching and guiding shift leaders on their production decisions and ensure all production personnel are trained in relevant health and safety procedures and ensure their full implementation.

  • Responsible for all production outputs and efficient material usage and the overall effective management of production staff.

  • Liaise with the Engineering Manager regarding mechanical and electrical matters.

  • Inspect factory on a daily basis re: housekeeping and rectify any concerns or anomalies, keeping the standards high.

  • Carry out trials, development and commissioning of any new plant or product.

  • Working with Quality and respective Managers to handle auditing and incident investigation analysis.

  • Driving staff and Managers to report incidents and to ensure constant improvements.

  • Production report writing and adhering to targeted and timely report submission.

  • Check all stock counts in conjunction with the Warehouse and Logistics Manager to ensure material counts are accurate.

Successful Production Manager must be prepared to work long hours and must be available for callout to address any production issues.

Closing date: 27 July 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 21.07.21


Financial Manager


Competitive package offered

Our client invites applications from experienced Financial Manager’s to manage the financial department according to sound financial systems, practices and processes that are compliant with relevant legislation and meet principles of international best practises and will allow the organisation to achieve its strategic financial objective. Deputising in the absence of the General Manager and providing assistance with all information pertaining to the wellbeing of the company. Setting strategy for execution and monitoring together with the General Manager.  CA (SA) qualification with 5 years in an agricultural industry with a thorough working knowledge of production processes; Manage financial and administrative team; Overall responsibility for timely and accurate accounting of the company; Management accounts; Co-ordination with external auditors; Daily payments; Preparing the annual budgets and forecast adjustments; Build and maintain relationship with stakeholders; Develop lead and maintain a motivated and high performance team; Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internationally accepted environmental health safety and quality standards.

Closing date: 28 July 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 21.07.21

IT Manager


Market related salary

Candidates applying need to have a National Diploma or B-Tech in IT.  The roles includes, but is not limited to managing a small team and overseeing various aspects of IT operations management, such as department budget control, project; security; risks; networking, server & hardware support; software development (C#, PHP, JavaScript) and systems management.

Closing date: 15 July 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 07.07.21


Picker / Storeman


R5.5k CTC p/m

The job entails:

  • Picking of stock items as needed per sales orders

  • Packing of stock received from receiving department

  • Housekeeping in the stores

  • Assisting customers at the store collections counter with orders

  • Check stock when returned for credits

Must be:

  • Computer literate

  • Matric compulsory

  • Good communication skills

  • Understanding of stores and warehouse responsibilities

  • Time management

  • Picker or warehouse experience – preferably in the electrical field – advantageous

  • Well presentable

  • Have initiative and not just wait around for instructions

  • Mature and level-headed thinkers

Must be prepared to lift heavy material.  Working hours Monday to Thursday 8-5 and Friday 8-4 and 1 Saturday per month will be required to work from 8-12.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 07.07.21

Finance Controller


Market related salary offered

Successful candidate must be a qualified Chartered Accountant with at least 8 years of management experience obtained ideally in an automotive component manufacturing plant. Should have excellent leadership skills as will be responsible for mentoring and managing small yet dynamic finance team. This position requires the successful Finance Controller to have sound emotional intelligence as well as the ability to work under pressure in ensuring tight deadlines are met and maintained.  Prime responsibility will be ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of reporting of both US GAAP and local Statutory Financial Statements; Drive continuous improvement and the simplification and standardization of business processes and communications; Ensure compliance with local tax and regulatory requirements; Monthly Reporting; Annual Financial Statements; Taxation; Internal Controls; Team management and development.  Should have: US GAAP, SOX knowledge and experience; Prior exposure to an SAP environment is preferable; Deep knowledge of South African Income tax legislation, with experience in Transfer Pricing and excellent proven  Excel proficiency.

Closing date: 09 July 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 01.07.21

Group Communications Manager


Market related salary

Successful incumbent should have a University Degree preferably in Communications, Public Relations Management or Journalism with 10 years of corporate level communications management experience obtained at a head office level.

Duties encompass development and roll out of communications strategy and plans; Serve as main interface for local communication in markets by addressing internal and external audiences (business, functions, operations); Lead company Public Relations and Media Relations activities; Manage and drive communications projects and campaigns. Additionally will be responsible for achieving targeted levels of coverage in the product business unit for both consumer brands and commercial brands. Will oversee all plant communication, corporate communication including corporate social responsibility, safety, wellness  & sustainability, as well as handling the crisis communication plan for the company as part of crisis management plan.


  • Public Relations and Marketing, Management of integrated communications programs, Manufacturing, Mining or Automotive Industry experience preferable, Management of  communications programs, 5 years of internal, external and media relations experience (ideally in an international company), 

  • Deep understanding of media both online and print.

  • Experienced and media savvy spokesperson.

  • Good communications crisis management experience, able to run communications campaigns.

  • Knowledge of communications management of national accounts (tools and processes), good understanding of Government Affairs.

  • Proven writing, communication, project management, networking and relationship building skills, ability to work and perform in a multi cultural business environment.

  • Excellent communicator, strategic thinker, strong team player, customer focus, delivery focus.

  • Ability to easily shift from theory into execution.

  • Know-How of the automotive sector.

  • Ability and experience to lead and develop teams, manage change, sound budget management skills.  

Closing date: 10 July 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 29.06.21

External Sales Representative


Basic + commission

Our client has expanded their business operations and opened an office in Port Elizabeth and would like to appoint a dynamic External Sales Representative to build a client base in the Port Elizabeth region. Must have a valid driver’s licence + own vehicle with contactable references and a stable career history. Would suit a candidate with at least 3 years of external sales experience. A basic salary will be offered in the first three months, thereafter an attractive commission structure will be offered.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 24.06.21

Financial Manager


Market related salary

EE appointment

BCom qualification, plus CIMA, ACCA or equivalent qualification. 7 Years’ experience in financial management, budget processes and cost control at a senior level, including experience in managing a team is required.

Duties will include, but is not limited to:

  • Monitoring expenses against budget and highlight over expenditure.

  • Communicate costs by farm per cycle to farm/area managers in monthly one-on-one meetings.

  • Consolidate costs in conjunction with the responsible financial persons from the various Agriculture departments.

  • Produce monthly consolidated accounts by the third working day of each month and send out cost report, highlighting items over budget to the responsible persons in order to address.

  • Propose corrective measures for re-alignment of annual costs.

  • Manage and coordinate monthly stock takes, ultimately achieving zero variance on every stock take.

  • Drive the focus of specific task team members, ensuring the ultimate achievement of goals and objectives.

  • Continuously review Agri finance SOP’s to ensure they are up to date and all staff understand and adhere to them.

  • Make recommendations on opportunities for improved efficiencies.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 18.06.21

Executive Assistant to the CEO


Market related salary 

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing comprehensive support to the CEO and managing the organizations office operations. This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide calendar management for the CEO.

  • Keep accurate minutes of various meetings.

  • Co-ordinate with Board of Directors regarding meetings and re-election processes and arrange venue and accommodation for those meetings.

  • Ensure travel plans are finalised in advance including but not limited to flights, car rental, accommodation, foreign exchange, visa’s.

  • Prepare documentation / presentations for various meetings.

  • Proof read and/or prepare articles for various journals and reports.

  • Various financial assistance with Credit card and travel invoice reconciliations , cell phone statements etc.

  • General office management including stationery and kitchen purchases, groceries, stock control, arranging staff meetings, ensure office equipment is serviced/replaced, liaise with IT contractor and various couriers, annual leave submissions and general record keeping.

  • Boardroom co-ordinator – ensure boardroom is tidy at all times, manage booking system for meetings, serve guests.

  • Oversee storage spaces / units both internally and externally.

  • Petty cash management.

  • General query management on behalf of the CEO.

  • Maintaining good relationship with key stakeholders.

  • Ensure website is up to date.

  • Event Management including the Roadshows and Summit.

Candidate requirements:

  • Min of 5 years’ experience in similar role.

  • The job requires the candidate to work independently and be self-motivated and functions with great attention to detail.

  • Above average command of the English Language both written and oral.

  • Good communication skills are essential.

Closing date: 25 June 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 18.06.21

Sales Manager


Market related salary offered

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Sales Manager to join their dynamic team to focus on the management of the business in the market by executing business strategies. The incumbent will need to drive the growth of the company’s market share, synergy, strategies and technologies and supporting sales team by utilizing, managing and analysing customer and market data, to achieve annual sales targets set for key products manged by area, distribution agents, customers, crops and varieties.

Ideal Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc.) or National Diploma in Agriculture.

  • AVCASA / BASOS certification with practical experience of crop protection.

  • Detailed knowledge of the export fruit industry value chain and the influence of phytosanitary pests, plant diseases and maximum residual levels in   this industry.

  • Fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English.

  • Min 5 years’ experience in agricultural sales management and marketing.

  • Willing to travel extensively.

  • Valid drivers license (Code B min)

  • Computer skills, especially Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word etc, and GIS skills is an advantage)

  • Extensive knowledge of area and role players would be advantageous.

Closing date: 18 June 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 09.06.21

Financial Accountant/Manager


Market related CTC (includes medical aid + pension fund)

Applications invited from candidates who have a degree in Accounting and finance work experience (3 – 5 years) and exposure to manufacturing within the automotive (or similar) industry with solid knowledge of accounting regulations and compliance to IFRS.

Qualification: CA (SA) is preferable with advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software (preferably, Syspro and Pastel)

Key Duties:

  • Manage all financial transactions of the Company (fixed assets, investments, bank, debtors, loans, creditors)

  • Review of daily transaction postings and authorisation of payments

  • Monthly preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations – report on unreconciled accounts

  • Assist in the preparation of the cash flow decisions for capital projects and investments

  • Assist in the preparation of financial studies to assess potential new business opportunities

Budgets and Forecast:

  • Annually prepare budgets (for the entire Group and by department) and longer-term forecasts (3-5 years)

  • Prepare and adjust forecast in line with areas of responsibility

  • Develop method of reporting forecast vs actuals

Management Accounting Reporting & Deadlines:

  • Standardise management reporting templates and supporting documentation

  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly & detailed quarterly Board packs (Income statement, Balance sheets and Cash Flow) with variance analysis.

  • Submit monthly management accounts to management & the Board within agreed deadlines

  • Hold monthly meetings with individual budget holder(s) to review budget vs actual expenditure

Finalisation of Annual External Audit:

  • Perform the complete year-end close process within deadlines

  • Deal with and liaise with external auditors to close out the year end audit and review the preparation of the annual financial statements for all Companies in the Group (in liaison with auditors)

  • Compliance

  • Manage – Calculate and make timeous payment of SARS payments (PAYE, SDL, UIF, IT, VAT)

  • Annual review of insurance portfolio

Closing date: 11 June 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 04.06.21

Labour Consultant - EC


Market related salary

Our national client requires a qualified IR Practitioner with at least two years’ Labour Law experience & a relevant tertiary qualification to consult with clients in the Eastern Cape. Ideally to start immediately, must be well versed in both English & Afrikaans languages and should be knowledgeable of labour legislation; be willing to travel and must have a reliable vehicle.

Position available immediately!

Closing date: 28 May 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV and supporting documents to

REF: 24.05.21

Supply Chain Material Coordinator
R35k + benefits

Applications invited from candidates who have a Matric + Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management with 5 years relevant supply chain experience. Must have an excellent knowledge of SAP and of automotive supply chain and inventory management with solid knowledge of purchasing functions to support supply chain tasks. Preference will be given to candidates who will assist the company in achieving their EE targets. 


  • Setup and maintain scheduling agreements with suppliers.

  • Manage material costing and price variances. 

  • Monitor and manage sales release to suppliers. 

  • Monitor and manage ASN’s from suppliers. 

  • Perform regular supply chain reviews to ensure that suppliers meet the required delivery timing. 

  • Manage and develop suppliers where required. 

  • Maintain SAP data. 

  • Communicate concerns with management in a timely manner. 

  • Plan, cost, obtain approval and arrange exception freight when required. 

  • Recover abnormal costs from responsible parties. 

  • Manage obsolescence and claim from responsible parties. 

  • Manage run out and run in of engineering changes on components. 

  • Manage all other logistic and purchasing requirements within operational requirements. 

Closing date: 27 May 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 20.05.21


Executive Housekeeper


R21k CTC

Under the general guidance of the GM successful candidate will direct and manage all operations and employees in Housekeeping and Laundry to obtain the highest quality of cleanliness, and to provide efficient, prompt, courteous, trouble free and proactive service to customers; hence maximize guest satisfaction. All work will be in line with the hotel’s guidelines and business plan, the departmental business plan, and the corporate guidelines and service concepts.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Operation of the housekeeping, laundry, uniforms, and public areas

  • Recruitment, selection and training of staff and maintaining SOP

  • Ensure all bedrooms, back & front of house and public areas are cleaned, serviced, and maintained to the highest standards

  • Maintains Key control and lost and found and ensures staff are trained to follow same

  • Maintain Inventory and keep cost in line with budget

  • Lead, organise, direct, and support all accommodation & maintenance operations and employees to obtain the highest standards and to provide efficient, prompt, courteous, trouble free and proactive service to customers, hence maximising customer satisfaction

  • Control & supervision of direct Opera housekeeping procedures

  • Securing department targets are achieved in relation to ‘Medallia’ scores

  • Will be required to do Duty Management shifts


  • Warm friendly Yes I Can! Attitude

  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant working experience in Managerial position in a 4/5 Star property will be an advantage

  • Able to take and give direction to achieve success

  • Must be computer literate –Excel essential

  • Highly motivated and hands on mentality

  • Provides leadership and motivation to maximize employee productivity and satisfaction.

  • Advanced organizational and managerial skills

  • Demonstrates particular attention to detail

Closing date: 14May 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 12.05.21

Technical Manager


Market related salary

This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is a team player that enjoys working in a dynamic environment. The position is intended to be based at the company’s head office in Port Elizabeth and will involve regular travel to major fruit production areas.


  • Manage and implement the company’s planned registration and commercial field trial portfolio in line with strategic business requirements.

  • Support customer facing staff with client interactions of a technical nature.

  • Assist in the development of integrated pest management programmes incorporating the company’s products in various crops and production areas.

  • Assist in the communication of technical components of the company’s offerings to support the long-term sustainability of the industry.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry technical experts built on sound technical knowhow, trust, and transparency.

Requirements and skill set:

Component Requirements

•     Bilingual (English and Afrikaans) with the ability to communicate effectively in written and presentation environments.

•     A solid understanding of the importance of levels of communication.

Education & Training

  • Scientific training in the field of agronomy and agricultural entomology.

  • Sound understanding of IPM principles.

  • Experience in the citrus industry or work with area wide pest management programmes will be advantageous.

  • Being a registered PCO would be highly advantageous.


•     Three to five years’ experience of working in a similar position or in the academic environment where field work and extension services were a core day to day activity.

•     Evidence of scientific communication skills or technical articles will be advantageous.


•     A high level of emotional intelligence

•     Strong communication skills

•     Diligent work ethic and attention to detail

•     Ability to operate independently as well as in a team where collective decision making is undertaken.

Closing date: 31 May 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 12.05.21

Warehouse and Logistics Manager


R50k CTC

Successful incumbent should have a Matric + Diploma in Materials Handling or Logistics with 5 years relevant experience and at least 3 years in a managerial role.  Will be responsible to manage, develop and lead warehouse personnel across all delivery centres; manage warehouse operations including receiving, packing, stock control, cutting and distribution to all customers locally and abroad; management of stock, warehousing and distribution costs at the different warehouse centres; implement stock & distribution policies which ensure that customers receive a high – quality service; adhere to SHEQ policies, housekeeping and safety standards;   issuing raw materials, receiving finished goods and good stock management; staff management; training of staff; regular facility audits; root cause analysis and report writing; drive lean manufacturing procedures.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 03.05.21

Senior Procurement Operations Lead


Market related salary offered


Executes sourcing strategies within geographical scope for both manufacturing and non-manufacturing ensuring consistency with global Indirect category strategies. Develops negotiation strategy for local negotiations and actively leads local contract negotiations as required based on criticality or complexity.

Leads organizational change management efforts geographical area of responsibility - which includes plant locations and countries. Utilizes change management tools to ensure clarity of global procurement transformation goals and provide updates regarding the status of the changes. Serves as first point of escalation for any barriers to change that exist at the local level. Develops relationships with local and regional suppliers to support the overall global procurement supplier segmentation strategy. Directly manages local procurement operations resources to ensure delivery of operational procurement activity.


Required: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or a related field.

Desired: Master's Degree in a related field preferred. Project Management certification preferred.


At least five (5) years of procurement experience with prior experience applying project management principles and change management tools in a business setting required. Previous strategic sourcing experience required.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 19.04.21

Maintenance Electrician / Artisan


Market related salary offered

Successful candidate with a NTC3 certificate with electrical as a core subject will be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of all plant machines and mechanical equipment.  The incumbent may at times be required to fabricate new equipment or to make modifications to existing equipment. Attends to all electrical repairs and breakdowns as they arise and advises Engineering Manager of faults to ensure that necessary adjustments are made to production and delivery schedule.  Due to the continuous production process the incumbent is required to be on a 24-hour standby and may at times be called out to assist in emergency breakdowns even when not on standby. Conducts on the spot repairs to plant and equipment and assists in other related jobs as a relief when required. Provides and arranges the necessary training to the workshop assistant. When lifting, moving or installing heavy plant equipment, the incumbent uses various rigging equipment. Ensure housekeeping is maintained within his work environment at all times. Experience with both AC and DC motors and drives. Siemens TIA experience and expertise. A degree of mechanical experience and work is needed. Minimum of 5 years experience in a electrical workshop and experience with both AC and DC motors and drives; Siemens TIA experience.

Closing date: 15 April 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 08.04.21


Engineering Manager / Millwright


Market related salary

Reporting to the Director, successful incumbent should have a Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Millwright or related discipline. Government Certificate of Competency : Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

Will manage all engineering activities, purchasing of engineering spares and consumables for the company. Will be responsible in ensuring full compliance with the requirements of the OHS act 85 of 1993 and it’s regulations and any related legislation. Ensure that the company is kept informed of changes and proposed changes to legislation and the implications for the company. Champion the following elements of Manufacturing Excellence: Maintenance Excellence, Overhaul Excellence, Project Excellence. To manage all site Maintenance activities, including the annual site overhauls, within the ABR to deliver maximum OEE via a predictive and preventative maintenance policy. To manage the asset life plan for the site and use root cause analyses to identify cost effective ways to improve the engineering utility of the site. Prepare and manage the capital programme. Identify and approve resources that meet the company SHE, quality and cost requirements to carry out maintenance & project work on the site. Provide overall project management, project engineering to capital and maintenance work including overall SHE Responsibility for all engineering contractors working on site. Manage the purchasing of Engineering spares & consumables via an external third party company. Manage and control the operation of the Engineering & Engineering consumable store. Maintain housekeeping standards throughout the organisation. Ensure constructive consulation between production and engineering.

Please submit your resume to

Closing date: 15 April 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 08.04.21

Quality Control and Compliance Officer


R30k p/m (dependent on qualification and experience)

Successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of quality control in the citrus pack house to ensure that the fruit dispatched from the pack house fulfils the pre-set requirements and be expected to reconcile and communicate all reports relating to harvested, packed and distributed fruit.  Will be monitoring specific pre-harvest operations that affect overall quality and ensure that all accreditations and registrations are done according to specifications.

The successful applicant will need to be strong, self-assured, assertive and be a team player. Will take part in planning, executing and reconciliation of supplied fruit, whilst reporting regularly to the Marketing Manager. At least 3 years of experience in quality control; Experience in auditing and a qualification in Logistics will be an advantage with advanced Excel skills; This position will require traveling to the different production units and therefore requires the applicant to have a valid driver’s licence.  

Closing date: 10 June 2021

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 11.02.21



R12k – R16k to commensurate with experience

My client in the retail sector is seeking to appoint an assertive, detail orientated and deadline driven Bookkeeper.  Candidates applying need to be able to work well under pressure and be able to manage a portfolio of at least 10 sets of books.

Responsibilities will include, but is not limited to:

-           The reparation of monthly management accounts

-           Processing various month end reports. Cashbooks and bank recons

-           Maintenance and processing of fixed asset journals

-           Depreciation, addition and disposal of fixed asset entries

-           Preparation and clearing of debtors recons

-           Ensuring that all EDI payments are receipted by stores

-           Monitoring and follow up of stock count variances

-           Reconciliation of VAT and PAYE

-           Preparation of VAT and PAYE returns and submission and payment thereof

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 25.01.21

Financial Controller/Accountant


R35k p/m

Equity appointment

Applications are invited from qualified Chartered Accountants (preferable) who have at least 2 years of post- articles experience ideally obtained in an automotive  manufacturing environment.

Will be responsible for: Budgeting and forecasting; Managing compliance to all regulatory bodies; Managing the external audit to completion of the annual financial statements; The production of monthly management accounts; Manage external relations with financiers, auditors, SARS, creditors, and customers;  Manage internal relationships; Manage all financial transactions of the Company (fixed assets, investments, bank, debtors, loans, creditors); Calculate and make timeous payment of SARS payments (PAYE, SDL, UIF, IT, VAT); Annual review of insurance portfolio.  

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software (preferably, Syspro and Pastel) and solid knowledge of accounting regulations and compliance to IFRS.

To apply, state the position’s name in the subject line when you submit your CV to

REF: 25.01.21