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  • Posted: May 18, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sandvik is a global industrial group with advanced products and world-leading positions in selected areas - tools for metal cutting, machinery and tools for rock excavation, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. Specialties Tools for metal cutting, machinery and tools for rock excavation, ...
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    Business Controller & Head of Finance - Kwatani

    The Role:
    The successful incumbent will be responsible for overseeing and managing the Financial Department and Business Control function of Kwatani’s operations in South Africa

    Main Responsibilities:


    • Prepare reports, analyse key performance indicators (KPIs) and developing gap analysis as well as corrective action plans to improve operational efficiencies especially in the areas of cost and working capital management.
    • Structure and report the financial targets for the business.
    • Support monthly performance review process, risk management, and follow up selected KPIs.
    • Set up and manage appropriate internal controls.
    • Support the relevant stakeholders on sales analysis, cost analysis, regional analysis, product mix, profitability, and customer analysis as well as and other analysis and initiatives to support business growth.
    • Support ad-hoc Finance/Accounting related projects/initiatives.


    • Lead the financial control organisation
    • Compile accurate and on time monthly management accounting reports.
    • Coordinate and complete all financial, audit and tax related activities of the company to ensure full compliance.
    • Establish and manage the company’s financial process and controls system and accounting procedures in accordance to the prevailing Group policies and seek to drive continuous improvements.

    Your Profile:

    • Qualified Chartered Accountant (registered with SAICA)
    • At least 5 years’ experience in a financial role and business controlling of which 2 to 3 years preferably be in a managerial position.
    • 5 years working experience, ideally in multinational engineering/manufacturing company.
    • Good knowledge of local accounting legislations and practices.
    • Proven project management experience and demonstrable skills in report writing and data illustration for decision making.
    • Ability to function in a matrix structure and show sensitivity and flexibility to the country structure.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Excellent IT skills (Syspro, Microsoft office package)
    • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills, meticulous and customer oriented.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Teamwork and team leadership
    • Results orientated
    • Analytical, meticulous, self-motivated, resourceful, reliable.
    • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.

    Closing Date: 25th, May 2022

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    Commercial Specialist

    The Role:
    The successful incumbent will be responsible for supporting the preparation, approval and management of quotations, tenders and negotiations for contracts, ensuring the highest quality standards are met, commercial risk is minimized and that Sandvik & Kwatani’s governance policies are adhered to.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Work with sales & supply/sourcing teams within the business to formally manage the commercial risk assessment of all quotations and contracts.
    • Input and assist with drafting of quotes and contracts ensuring the highest quality standards are met and compliance with Kwatani & Sandvik’s governance policies while meeting the requirements of the business.
    • Review contracts/terms and conditions and produce qualifications and contract mark ups/changes in conjunction with key stakeholders and in alignment with defined minimum commercial and legal conditions and identifying potential contract risks.
    • Ensure contractual terms & conditions deviations are approved according to Sandvik & Kwatani governance policies
    • Coordinate the tender/quote process and collate necessary documents to ensure a correct, timely and compliant submission
    • Participate in and/or lead contract negotiations

    Your Profile:

    • Degree – Bcom Law/LLB Law/Bcom Accounting
    • 4+ years’ experience in the review, preparation, drafting, negotiation and management of contract documents.
    • Experience within the mining and/or heavy construction industries (advantageous)
    • Understanding of contract principles and legal terms and conditions


    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Teamwork
    • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines

    Closing Date: 25th, May 2022

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    Assembler - W2

    About the job

    Performance Areas

    • Assembly/sub-assembly work of a machine: modules, electrics, hydraulics, cabin, etc.
    • Ocular inspection of the quality and validity of the delivered materials for the work (delivered by logistics operations).
    • Sub-assembly work consists of smaller entities; it is variable and repetitive.
    • Module assembly puts together entities from sub-assembly and other items.
    • Final assembly work starts by getting to know the details of the order: tailored production structure, basic machine structure, parts catalogue and options required.
    • Assembly work may take place either in bay or line assembly.
    • Final assembly puts together entities from sub-assembly, module assembly and other items.
    • Final assembly ends in initialization: liquids required, oils and fuels are fueled up, and platform, pressure switch and relief valve adjusted.
    • Any defects found are fixed.
    • Basic tools, tension indicators, people lift, bridge crane and other hoisting aid among others are utilized in assembly work.
    • Inspection record is written upon the assembly work, parts list and pictures required are uploaded from the Team center (or an equal system/database).
    • In case of shortage of parts or lacking quality, a report is enrolled in quality and/or respective database.
    • Assembly work requires co-operation with other stakeholders: engineering, buyers, pre-assembly, production supervision and quality control.

    Profile Required

    • Matric
    • Computer literacy
    • Certificate of Competence in GET maintenance
    • English proficiency
    • Valid drivers licence
    • Full physical & medical certificate to work in mining environment
    • Al least 5 years experience in maintenance and mining environment.
    • Entrepreneurial business experience
    • Relevant tertiary qualification will be advantageous

    Closing Date: 26th, May 2022

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