Interim Management Opportunity Estimated duration of contract – 6 months Cape Town Based Industry Food Production, Food & Beverage and FMCG Our client, a multinational enterprise, is looking for the services of a business consultant to operationally integrate and align the shared services operations of a division with the with the main or central business’ operations. The main thrust of the work is to operationally integrate all the shared services. Including, but not limited to IT, human resources, finance, engineering, supply chain, etc. The consultant will most likely be an individual has CEO (can be retired) and consulting experience, proficient in managing business integration with an operational emphasis. The process will be managed through a team of 5 people. This person will be sensitive to people capable of managing the integration process empathetically, motivating and encouraging the people through the change process. Strengths of the consultant will be demonstrable senior leadership experience in executive management, integration management, business management, FMCG and it will be advantageous to have been exposed to food and food safety, quality compliance, with experience in the food production, food and beverage industries. Fee negotiable, commensurate to experience. Qualifications: Mechanical Engineering Degree MBA
Management Accountant (m/f/d) Cape Town Based Role Description Management Accountant Responsibilities: Gathering and interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures. Analysing key financial data and advising senior management on strategic planning. Developing and implementing cost-effective financial policies and procedures, as well as mitigating financial risks. Review and ensure that costing of products are maintained and correct. Preparing financial reports and budgets, as well as controlling and forecasting income and expenditure. Overseeing accounting procedures and supervising junior financial department staff. Monitoring auditing and taxation practices. Ensuring that financial management policies and procedures adhere to regulatory standards. Performing financial recordkeeping, as well as protecting sensitive and confidential information. Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in management accounting. Management Accountant Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or similar. • A minimum of two years' experience as a management accountant in a related business. • Proficiency in business management and accounting software, such as SAP and Syspro • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations. • Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude. • Exceptional attention to detail. • Superb leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills. • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities.
Job Description: Electrical Engineer Our client is in the Food Production and Food and Beverage Industry BROAD OUTLINE OF DUTIES: The Position of Junior Electrical Engineer involves ensuring that systems and procedures are put in place to guarantee a hygienic and food safe production environment. Ensure the business is compliant with the latest regulations and standards are complied with for Health and Safety, Statutory Inspection and Good Manufacturing Practices. Manage and support local projects. Monitor and review plant availability to production, breakdown support. To ensure safe systems of work and risk assessments are maintained within the workshop department. Be driving force in Health & Safety on site, providing engineering support for Health and Safety. Manage and support local OPEX and CAPEX projects. To maintain and repair equipment to ensure it operates in a safe and reliable manner and is hygienic and suitable for production requirements. Ensure maintenance is carried out as per the OEM guidelines and by finding ways to improve the reliability of equipment and determining risk areas. Have a clear understanding of automation and have a good understanding of PLC’s. Involved in the purchase of new plant equipment, ensuring it is hygienically designed to facilitate easy cleaning and efficient operation. Constantly challenge the status quo and suggest areas for improvement. Involved in annual budgets for the Workshop Department, ensuring the department achieve planned production requirements within agreed budgets. Establish with the Production Department a production plan, which achieves customer requirements whilst also considering pre-planned maintenance requirements to ensure maximum plant availability. Establish good co-operative internal relationships with the relevant departments/colleagues, keeping them informed of potential issues which may affect product safety or customer services levels. Maintain the pre-planned maintenance system ensuring all recommended manufacture maintenance schedules are adhered to. Maintain regular inspections of equipment to minimize downtime, ensure relevant spares are available and controlled. Ensure all contractors are working to the business’s policies ensuring all work is carried out in a safe manner, protecting South Bakels employees from risk and product from contamination or failure. Have an understanding of the Company’s code of conducts, policies and procedures, specific requirements, industry best practice and other related requirements. Ensure all the company policies and procedures, legal and site risks control standards are complied with in the department and working environment. Improve and maintain electrical compliance on site. Continually challenge procedures and processes to achieve optimum operational efficiency to be achieved involving other members of the department encouraging responsibility and ownership at all levels. Part of the Food Safety team BASIC CONDITIONS AND BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT As per company policies and procedures. LINE OF REPORTING AND COMMUNICATION Responsible to: National Production Manager Responsible for: Workshop In communication with: All departments. COMPETENCIES REQUIRED Customer Orientation Observance Skills Excellence Orientation Excellent Communication Skills Planning and problem-solving Skills Comparison Skills Conflict Resolution Skills Advanced Numerical Skills Advanced Reading and Writing Skills MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE Qualification: Electrical Engineering Degree Experience: Two to five years’ experience in food manufacturing industry. HACCP experience and qualification. Consideration will be given to a Mechanical Engineer with electrical background. Applicants who believe they comply with the requirements as detailed above, are invited to apply for the position. REMUNERATION Market related and will be detailed to applicants.
JOB TITLE: Purchasing Manager DEPARTMENT: Procurement BRANCH: Johannesburg INDUSTRY: Food SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Responsible for implementation and managing of Procurement Strategy. POSITION REPORTS TO: National Supply Chain Manager DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Managing of most cost effective and sufficient procurement structure for company, which includes management of purchasing of local and import purchasing, in close association with the international group purchasing department. DUTIES: Find cost-effective solutions for procurement processes. Oversee purchasing of local raw materials and bought in’s Responsible for Import purchasing Supplier Negotiations including rebate structures and trading terms Oversea the sourcing raw materials and suppliers Managing the purchasing of packaging Collaborate closely with other department, especially sales, finance and production, to create coordinated plans for business growth. HACCP REQUIREMENTS Assist in the implementation and sustainability of Food Safety activities. Report all non-conformances to the supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree in Purchasing Management, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or a related field is required; a post graduate degree is preferred. EXPERIENCE Management of the procurement function within the organisation. Commodity Buying Food Industry