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

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Updated 2 days ago
Job Level: Supervisory
Department: Finance

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Finance Manager

Main Purpose: The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for both local and foreign accounts payable function.

Main Responsibilities          

  • Review Supplier invoices for correctness
  • Capturing of Supplier invoices and landed cost on the ERP system
  • Resolve all queries and variances in regards to Supplier invoices
  • Reconcile Supplier invoices to Supplier statements
  • Timeously resolve differences between supplier statements and the ERP system
  • Process payments on the ERP system
  • Prepare reconciliations for review by management
  • Ensure Payments to suppliers are made timeously
  • Liaise with Vendors, Stores & Internal departments
  • Liaise with Auditors
  • Request bank details from new vendors and update bank details on vendor maintenance
  • Follow up Goods Return Notes
  • Balance Invoice Listing to General ledger
  • Assist with Month End Procedures and handle queries from Management
  • Month end reconciliation to the General Ledger
  • Assist other members of the team with their ad hoc duties when required

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • National Diploma or BTech in Finance/Accounting
  • 6 years prior experience in local and foreign accounts payable
  • Strong knowledge Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong knowledge of VAT legislation

 

Competencies

  • Must have the ability to work independently and in a team
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Must be deadline-oriented
  • Must have good communication skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 05 February 2021.

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QUALITY MANAGER LESOTHO

Updated 3 days ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Senior Factory Manager

 

Main Purpose:  Implement and maintain Lesotho quality system, schedule and conduct internal system and product audits. Initiate corrective and preventative measures to ensure conformance to quality standards. Conduct investigations and assist with product, process or quality problems.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Document, implement and maintain the Lesotho factory quality management system
  • Schedule and conduct quality system and product audits on the different product lines and Lesotho factory
  • Submit relevant reports
  • Update and revise quality procedures and instructions
  • Co-ordinate activities of QC foremen and monitor performance
  • Conduct and/or assist with quality related training if and when required
  • Conduct investigations and assist with any product, process or quality related problems
  • Promote quality awareness
  • Control and monitor security contractor and guard performance
  • Control of dispatch and production booking
  • Liaison and problem solving with border control and truck documentation

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • National Diploma or Degree in Engineering
  • High Volume production background
  • Auditing and ISO Standards knowledge
  • 5 years’ supervisory experience
  • Computer literate

Competencies

 

  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Strong Management and Leadership Skills
  • Must have people skills
  • Must give attention to detail

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 02 February 2021.

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Business Unit Manager - Free State / Northern Cape

Updated 3 days ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: National Sales Manager                    

The Purpose: The Business Unit Manager is accountable to the National Sales Manager with regards to all his/her functions.  It is his/her responsibility to implement the commercial business plan efficiently as to ensure profitable growth in sales, revenue through planning, execution and management of a supportive team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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

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

 

Competencies

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great Communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good personal skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Solid accounting skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Business Unit Manager - Kwa-Zulu Natal

Updated 5 months 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 - Electronics

Updated 1 week ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Head Designer - Electrical

Main Purpose: Design integrated electronics for new CBI products (smart circuit breakers and energy metering).

Main Responsibilities

  • Electronic design (Conception, design, simulation, specify bill of materials, assembly, integration, documentation) of assemblies or systems for use in:
  • Products for electrical protection and energy metering.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Minimum BSc (Eng.)  / BEng degree in Electrical/Electronics
  • Experience in mixed signal design and circuit layout
  • Experience in writing software / embedded firmware

Advantageous

  • Relevant Master’s Degree
  • Knowledge of IoT networking, system integration and database design
  • Experience in data acquisition and processing

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of projects and working unsupervised
  • Work independently and in a team as required

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 January 2021.

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Updated 3 weeks ago
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

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 5 months 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 4 months 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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Internal Sales / Data Capturer - Port Elizabeth

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Regional Manager - Business Development

The purpose:  Effective dealing with clients, staff and other visitors to the CBI Port Elizabeth Branch

Main Responsibilities:.

  • Maintain and keep a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Responsible for all customer accounts, focusing especially on Independent Accounts (114)
  • Ensure filing of these accounts is kept in an orderly manner. (Orders, Acknowledgements, PODs, Credits Notes, etc.
  • Liaise, co-operate and maintain good relations with other departments and branches.
  • Assist Warehouse Staff with administration, stock or other general duties as and when required.
  • Assist with Stocktaking or Perpetual stock takes.
  • Do regular order maintenance, focusing especially on the Panel Building/OEM Accounts (115)
  • Assist with RFQ’s/Tenders and Projects as and when required.

Data Capturing/Order Processing

  • Ensure  swift  and  accurate  Order  Execution  including  the  Loading,  Checking and  Entry  of incoming customer / handwritten orders onto data system.
  • Allocation of products to various customer accounts on the system where applicable – same day urgent orders.
  • Be familiar with the operational procedures and instructions as detailed in the Order Processing
  • Departmental Manual, as well as adherence there to.

Account Managing/Sales Duties

  • Follow up account queries, non-payments & credit limits.
  • Maintain Customer base by checking that all orders are correctly loaded-check hold status, dates (LEAD TIME TABLE) Fax /email Order acknowledgments.
  • Manage due/overdue Order list -To be advised Date (31/12/2040).
  • Attend  and  Follow  Ups  with  customers  /  Technical  Sales  Representatives  on  Overdue  & unresolved queries, phone calls & copy invoices.
  • Monitor and assist with the co-ordination of all special projects.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance of PODs
  • Log all incoming orders in the appropriate register.
  • Ensure that procedures are followed on Company’s Credit Policy.
  • Contribute to the RGA procedure and facilitate the authorisation of credit notes passed ensuring that claims are properly researched and approved, within agreed parameters.
  • Fax/Email Statements, POD’s, Credit Notes and Invoices to customers
  • Update master customer list - internally.
  • Assist and liaise with Technical Sales regarding claims, returns and price queries.
  • Distribute incoming mail/correspondence to relevant staff.
  • E-Mail marketing related literature.

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12).
  • The ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • High Level of Computer Literacy (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.)

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and able to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Must have a solid understanding of sales processes, ethics and dynamics

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Machine Technician Maintenance

Updated 3 days ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Maintenance Manager

 

Main Purpose: Complete all work orders, logs, or other documentation that show what work has been done

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate different parts of the machine and ensure everything runs smoothly and test it for accuracy
  • Addressing problems before they even begin is a crucial responsibility of machine technicians
  • Regularly inspect equipment to make sure it conforms to normal operational standards, then take steps to correct any abnormalities
  • To repair the problem and minimize unplanned downtime on equipment manuals, schematics, computer-driven diagnostic tools, and their own intuition to find and fix the malfunction’s source
  • Associate with many aspects of a machine technician’s daily tasks, including confined spaces, hot work, and heavy equipment
  • Ensure that equipment and buildings meet government regulations at all times

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Qualified Electrician (Electrical Trade)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Maintenance
  • Machining Technology experience
  • CAD/CAM experience

Competencies

  • Attention to details
  • Work well under pressure
  • Numerical and Measurement Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Computer Skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 02 February 2021.

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

 



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Moulding Controller

Updated 4 months 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.

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PROCESS ENGINEER

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

PROCESS ENGINEER

Manufacturing Division

 

This position reports to: Process Engineering Manager

 

Main Purpose:

 

The purpose of the position is to provide a support service to the engineering and manufacturing departments of CBI Electric. To establish, maintain and optimize manufacturing and assembly capability in line with the current manufacturing requirements and latest industry technologies.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Support new product development to ensure manufacturing capability and process optimisation
  • Technical support for manufacturing department processes and equipment
  • Plant layouts
  • Maintaining manufacturing capability
  • Investigating latest manufacturing technology trends
  • Investigating and implementing CAPEX projects
  • Initiating continuous improvement projects aimed at improving efficiencies and reducing costs
  • Supporting cost accounting functions with regards to work centre and cost centre rates

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • National Diploma / B.Tech B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to continuous improvement methodologies
  • Exposure to tool and die making, an advantage

 

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and enthusiastic

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 19 November 2020.

 



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PROCUREMENT MANAGER - PURCHASING

Updated 2 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Materials Management Executive

Main purpose: Oversee the key functions within the department with regards to procurement of goods and services so as to satisfy the Company’s objective     of uninterrupted production with realistic stock levels, at the best possible prices and the right quality of purchased goods or services.

Main Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination of purchases, quotations and supplier liaison
  • Vendor selection and rationalization
  • Sourcing of samples
  • Consumable purchasing, procurement, planning and inward shipping and rationalization
  • Act in an advisory capacity with support groups & liaise on key issues
  • Compiling a procedure manual and enforce conformance thereof
  • Capital justification & CAPEX process is enforced and followed according to the policy
  • Coordinate the negotiations for purchase of equipment/machinery
  • Assess best methods and shipping processes
  • Liaise with planning, quality, manufacturing, main stores and engineering sections
  • Oversee engineering changes are processed accurately in the departments
  • Establish & maintain database on all factory areas, departments and workshops layouts
  • Establish & maintain accurate database of important manufacturing engineering information
  • Keep up to date on international manufacturing industrialisation methods and equipment

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain
  • 10 years’ experience in procurement within a manufacturing environment
  • BPCS Experience
  • Good Knowledge of MRP

Competencies

  • Supply Chain Management Skills
  • Strong Negotiating Skills
  • Strong Management and Leadership Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 20 January 2021.

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Sales Representative (Eastern Cape)

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Regional Manager

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.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Identify 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 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.
  • 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:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • National Diploma or Degree in Business Management/ Marketing Management (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s License & be willing to travel
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a sales environment

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and able to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Must have a solid understanding of sales processes, ethics and dynamics

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 12 January 2021.

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Sales Representative (Western Cape)

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements
This position reports to: Regional Manager

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.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Identify 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 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.
  • 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:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • National Diploma or Degree in Business Management/ Marketing Management (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s License & be willing to travel
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a sales environment

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and able to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Must have a solid understanding of sales processes, ethics and dynamics

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Setter (Springs Department)

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

SETTER

SPRINGS DEPARTMENT

This position reports to: Springs Foreman

The purpose: Receive Production plan, WIP, orders from Foreman/Planner.

Main Responsibilities

  • Re-act to KANBAN system
  • Ensure correct material is ordered by planner
  • Ensure correct slide & gauges are available or Program for CNC machine.
  • Ensure drawings & inspection instructions are of the latest approved revision.
  • Identify correct machine for compression component being manufactured.
  • Clean slides & machine and check machine weight
  • Prepare machine for new production run
  • Prepare for first batch of components
  • Check clock cards for machines
  • Follow QC procedure on 1st off production
  • Final material feed through for production
  • Separate first-off and retain as sample for production run & operator guide
  • Record measurements & sign off schedule with Operator.
  • Explain requirements to Operator according to inspection instruction
  • Monitor Operator to ensure he/she understands all instructions
  • Ensure the First-off accepted batch is available to operator.
  • Take random sample from Operators for testing KANBAN system, Engineering drawings & revisions
  • Preparation of CNC machine to work when scheduled.
  • Ensure working area is clean and items stored in their proper place.
  • Ensure all instruments are calibrated
  • Communicate with QC on status of gauges
  • Ensure maintenance carries out lubrication

 

Minimum Requirement

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Qualified Fitter and Turner or Toolmaker Qualification
  • Spring making experience
  • Computer literate

 

Competencies

  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Accurate administration, documentation control and record keeping
  • Willingness to work alternative hours

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Setter (Turning Department)

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Turning Supervisor

The purpose:  Continues monitoring of machines ensuring conformance and integrity of manufactured product

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Setup of D6 and D2 Cam-Auto and CNC machines used in the manufacturing of components used in circuit breakers
  • Produce first and last off machined components against drawing requirements
  • Ensure drawings, gauges and measuring equipment is to the latest revision and within calibration dates
  • Ensure production meets and stays according to CBI Quality standards
  • Sorting of non-conforming product
  • Verification of turned components using gauges, fixtures and measuring equipment
  • Logging results on Infinity system
  • Ability to Manufacture specialized and regrind of machining tools
  • General maintenance of all machines `

 

Minimum Requirement

  •  Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Fitting & Turning or Toolmaker Trade
  • Production experience
  • Computer literate

 

Competencies

  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Accurate administration, documentation control and record keeping
  • Willingness to work alternative hours

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Technical Buyer

Updated 4 months 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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Toolmaker

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Toolroom Foreman and Toolroom Manager, Technical Division

The Purpose: Maintenance and manufacturing of press tooling and moulding tools

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To meet set delivery dates to schedules
  • To ensure that tools are manufactured to drawings
  • To ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • To ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspects
  • To control and manufacture tools to calculated times
  • To maintain existing tools in working order
  • To ensure that work is efficiently carried out

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Toolmaker with a Trade Test
  • 5 - 10 years ‘post-apprenticeship experience’ in a tool-room environment maintaining, repairing and manufacturing Precision Progression tools

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work shifts

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 January 2021.

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



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TOOLMAKER / FITTER & TURNER

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

TOOLMAKER / FITTER & TURNER

Lesotho

This position reports to: Senior Manager - Lesotho

The main purpose: Maintenance and manufacturing of Jig and fixtures

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To meet set delivery dates to schedules
  • To ensure that tools, jigs and fixtures are manufactures to drawings
  • To ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • To ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspects
  • To maintain existing tools in working order
  • To ensure that work is efficiently carried out
  • Maintenance and repair od electrical articulation
  • Electrical and Mechanical repairs to related production machines
  • Determine material, equipment and supplies to be used and pas that information onto the Manager for ordering.
  • Coordinate renovations of existing facilities and the construction on new facilities.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Toolmaker or Fitting & Turning Trade
  • Manufacturing experience

 

Competencies

  • Self-Starter
  • Good communication skills
  • Give attention to detail

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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