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    Success is yours for the taking! H.G. Molenaar is a leading international supplier of machinery and services to the food and beverage industries. We pride ourselves on delivering the latest professionally integrated technology – backed by friendly, full-service support. We believe that our success can be attributed to the collaborative efforts of a culturally diverse group of people working across the globe. Our manufacturing site, based in Paarl, South Africa, employs professionals and technicians in the areas of:

    • Administration
    • Engineering
    • Machining
    • Assembly
    • Production control
    • Accounting
    • Finance

    As an experienced professional or a well-qualified graduate, H.G. Molenaar’s extensive experience, forward-thinking approach to innovation and worldwide presence, offers a rich and rewarding career path.

    Success driven growth has created the following vacancies in:

    Paarl:

    Mechatronics or Electrical Engineer

    We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, practical, hands-on graduate Mechatronics or Electrical Engineer Based in Paarl, Western Cape

    The successful candidate must have:

    • BEng or BSC Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering degree.
    • Recent graduates with 0 – 3 years’ work experience
    • Good understanding of thermodynamics
    • Be an innovative, practical, self-motivated person
    • Demonstrated ability to take a leading role in everything electrical from design to fully operational, PLCs to Servo drives; of sophisticated machines in this expanding company.
    • Must be willing to travel extensively for work both locally and internationally
    • Previous exposure to the below would be advantageous:
    • Siemens / Allan Bradley PLCs and software
    • Servo drives
    • Machine electrics design.

    The primary responsibilities would include:

    • Electrical and Electro-mechanical Design
    • Design control systems (PLC programming)
    • Produce drawings for manufacturing
    • Supervision of implementation
    • Installation and commissioning
    • Provide on-site training to customers

    Interested candidates should send their CV’s + a copy of their qualifications with transcript of results, for attention: Deirdre Conway (indicate position applying for) to: recruitment@hgmolenaar.com

    Laser Cutting Division: Sales Representative

    We are looking to employ an experienced, self-motivated individual with a proven track record in sales and cold calling to promote and expand the customer base of our laser cutting business.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • Matric is the minimum educational requirement, a drafting qualification would be strongly advantageous
    • Minimum 5 years successful field sales experience, selling to industry
    • Commercial experience in the selling of laser cutting services would be a strong advantage
    • A strong sales background
    • Experience in managing the full sales process from identifying new clients and developing business relationships to concluding the sale
    • Experience working with CAD software – Solidworks, Sigmanest, Draftsight
    • Computer literacy and good administrative skills are required
    • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and multi-task
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and Afrikaans.
    • Own transport

    The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for:

    • Bringing in new clients and growing the business
    • Cold calling
    • Maintaining and developing business relationships
    • Doing quotations
    • Generating CAD drawings
    • Supporting the sales office
    • General sales function
    • Extensive, regular travel in the greater Cape Town & Boland areas
    • Will be required to be at the office in Paarl 2 days per week, the remainder of the time will be spent visiting customers. The successful candidate need not be resident in Paarl.
    VIDEOJET: Junior Aftersales/Instal Base Admin Assistant

    We are looking to employ a confident, hard-working and efficient person to join our marketing team, to assist with the after sales administration. Their primary task will be to provide strong administrative support in the After Sales division of our coding and labelling equipment business. This is a Paarl based position and the working hours are 06.00 – 15.00.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • Qualification: Matric + Admin or Marketing qualification
    • 3+ years relevant experience
    • Highly organised and very strong admin skills
    • Good insight
    • Meticulous and pays attention to detail
    • E-mail marketing campaign skills and experience
    • A professional manner, with excellent communication skills and a confident and pleasant telephone manner
    • Excellent English language skills – both spoken & written
    • A good knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects of the following: MS office – strong Excel skills & associated systems, including social networking (LinkedIn etc.)

    The primary tasks include:

    • Maintaining the Install Base data sheets
    • Administration of the online ordering portal
    • Update Teams documentation
    • Processing of works orders on the ERP system (QMuzik)
    • Preparing reports
    • Ad hoc marketing tasks – customer mailers
    • Assist with customer touch points
    • Upkeep of website – ensure information remains relevant & advise on changes

    Interested candidates should send their CV’s + copies of qualifications, for the attention of Deirdre Conway (indicate position applying for) to: recruitment@hgmolenaar.com

    Stock Planning Manager/Demand Planner

    We are looking to employ an experienced, innovative and highly motivated person to fill this Paarl based position

    The successful candidate must have:

    •  Matric (with Matric maths and accounting) +A Costing, Logistics or Supply Chain Management qualification
    • Stores supply chain management work experience
    • Experience in an engineering manufacturing environment
    • High level of numeracy
    • Strong admin skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Experience working on ERP systems
    • MS office (advanced Excel)
    • Experienced in managing stores personnel
    • Ability to conceptualise, develop and implement stock supply chain policies & procedures that meet company objectives
    • Ability to think analytically & laterally within the stores & manufacturing processes
    • An assertive, strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable to communicate with senior management
    • Strong planning, organising, co-ordinating & problem solving abilities
    • Ability to think on one’s feet and multi-task
    • Healthy customer service awareness
    • Leadership qualities
    • Teamwork approach
    • Flexible and willing to work longer hours if required

    The primary tasks include:

    • Catalogue stock levels – Evaluate, set & maintain adequate stock levels through the MRP systems
    • Monthly SOH valuations per Bulk Store
    • Report Stock variances monthly & YTD
    • Report stock management interventions
    • Manage stores stock counts, process variances & publish results
    • Kick-off ad hoc stock variance prevention measures
    • Manage part master & stock catalogue
    • Detect stock valuation price variances
    • Report and prevent all “stockouts”
    • Initiate stock replenishment orders for local and imported catalogue stock items
    • Process ad hoc on request stock adjustments during the month
    • Process stock write-off/scrapping transaction
    • Process stock recovery/salvage transactions to match existing BOM requirements
    • Report directly to the operations manager and work closely with the buyer/procurement officer
    • Change Management – Manage all stores personnel, measure productivity, develop & implement sustainable self-managed stores workflows
    • Stores housekeeping – Audit stores housekeeping disciplines and processes & establish high level of organisation in stores & prevent clutter in stores, maintain lean stock holding
    • Service delivery – Provide excellent stores service to other divisions through accurate and effective processing of stock requests
    Customer Service Consultant

    We are looking to employ an experienced, hard-working and efficient person to fill this Paarl based position as customer service consultant for our imported capital equipment portfolio and selected HG Molenaar manufactured equipment.

    The successful candidate must have:

    • Matric  – minimum requirement
    • A relevant tertiary qualification would be an advantage
    • 5+ years customer service experience
    • Excellent computer skills – experienced on Excel and ERP system
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Organised, neat and pays attention to detail
    • Able to cope under pressure and respond quickly to customer requests
    • A professional manner, with excellent communication skills and telephonic skills,
    • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
    • Flexible and willing to work longer hours if required

    The primary tasks include:

    • Purchase orders both  foreign & local
    • Opening and closing of works orders on the ERP System (Q-Muzik)
    • Manage communication & administrative tasks between freight forwarders & suppliers, tracking orders & shipments
    • Report to clients  regarding delivery
    • Filing all Service notes / Delivery Notes / Invoices & other paperwork
    • Deal with queries from clients/suppliers/Salespeople and technicians
    • Complete equipment portfolio quotations on parts to clients
    • Receive quotes from Suppliers – Apply different factors to pricing
    • Quotations from freight forwarder and couriers
    • Receive orders from client, Convert HGM quote to order
    • Invoicing
    • Doing detailed quotes
    • Complete equipment portfolio invoicing – JHB & Paarl
    • Warranty return goods process
    • Debtors – Follow up on payments including quarterly visits to customers
    Tool, Jig & Die Maker

    We are seeking an experienced, dedicated and qualified Tool, Jig & Die Maker in our Machine Shop.

    Qualifications & Experience required:

    • A qualified Red Seal Tool, Jig & Die Maker
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing engineering environment
    • Good understanding and experience of production
    • Knowledge of the food & beverage industry would be an advantage.

    The successful candidates must have:

    • Proven ability to do both setting & programming of CNC milling, lathe and router machines
    • Ability to work to close tolerances, be meticulous in his/her work and pay attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced & dynamic work environment
    • Flexible and easily able to adapt to change
    • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Leadership qualities with the potential to lead a team
    • Above average work ethic, willing to work shifts and longer hours and go the extra mile to ensure work is completed on time
    • A problem-solver with a “can do” approach
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Ability to manage a diverse range of tasks and responsibilities

    Interested candidates should send their CV’s & copies of qualifications to Deirdre Conway (indicate position applying for): recruitment@hgmolenaar.com

    Johannesburg:

    Interested candidates should send their CV’s & copies of qualifications, for the attention of Deirdre Conway (indicate position applying for) to:  recruitment@hgmolenaar.com 

    HGM reserves the right to not fill these posts at this time.

    If you have not been contacted within 21 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

    HGM reserves the right to not fill these posts at this time. If you have not been contacted within 21 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful.