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  • Posted: May 6, 2022
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  • RCL FOODS is a leading African food producer in South Africa with a market capitalisation of R13 billion and employing more than 20 000 people in operations across South and Southern Africa. We manufacture a wide range of branded and private label food products which we distribute through our own route-to-market supply chain specialist, Vector Logistics. ...
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    Hatchery Foreman - East London

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS, Chicken Division is on the hunt for a Hatchery Foreman to join our Hatchery based in East London. The Agriculture function is looking for an individual who displays good people management skills and is results and goal oriented. The Hatchery Foreman will report in to the Hatchery Manager, and will be responsible for ensuring that the best quality eggs are set in order to ensure the hatch of the best quality chicks at the lowest cost, delivered to satisfied customers.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Minimum Grade 12 is required, relevant tertiary qualification will be an advantage.
    • Valid Code EB drivers’ licence
    • Minimum of 5 years in a Hatchery environment, 2 to 3 of which should be in a supervisory capacity.
    • Verbal and written communication
    • Computer literacy
    • Display good people management skills
    • High level of problem solving.

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Operation Supervision Grading:

    Receiving of eggs from laying farms or external.

    • Recording of egg core temperatures.
    • Verify eggs received and despatched.
    • Co-ordinating and management of the egg bank.
    • Planning of flocks to be set and setter cards.
    • Maintain Pre-Heat Room and Preheating of egg sets.
    • Monitoring of cold room temperatures and RH% including hygiene and housekeeping.

    Setters:

    • Monitoring of environmental conditions and pressures including hygiene.
    • Planning and monitoring of setting of eggs in the incubators.
    • Planning and monitoring of transfers into the hatchers.
    • Monitoring of embryo temperatures.
    • 10 day candling.
    • Record and monitor water loss.
    • Monitor and record accuracy of incubators.

    Hatchers:

    • Prepare hatchers for transfer.
    • Monitor and record environmental conditions.
    • Transfer eggs into the hatchers. Verify flocks transferred.
    • Program controllers for eggs transferred.
    • Measure, monitor and record hatch window.
    • Transfer of chicks to the chick holding area.
    • Sample chick fluff per hatch. Cleaning and sanitising processes to be audited.

    Chick Take off:

    • Observe chick quality and contamination of chick debris.
    • Observe quality of chicks during chick transfer from chick basket to carousel.
    • Audit chick counting and record any variances.
    • Monitor and record chick quality.
    • Measure and record chick weight.
    • Measure and record yoke free body mass.
    • Analsye and record unhatched eggs per flock.
    • Measure and record vent temperatures.
    • Monitor environmental conditions.
    • Ensure availability of vaccines.
    • Prepare vaccine and administer.
    • Record culls per flock.
    • Prepare delivery note to dispatch.
    • Dispose of culls and debris as per procedure.
    • Monitor and record truck temperature prior to loading.
    • Dispatch chicks as per placement plan.
    • Verify chicks loaded with IDN and chick truck driver.
    • Communicate, dispatch with farm manager, chick placement supervisor, and hatchery.
    • Reconcile chicks hatched to placement delivery notes and other hatchery and farm manager daily.
    • Audit and manage seal register.

    General Production:

    • Ensure the submission of samples to the laboratory (blood, water, dust, mortality and feed) as required by best operating practices to enable proactive management of potential animal health issues.
    • Manage the vaccination process to ensure immunisations and vaccinations are done in time and according to the RPM, BOP and veterinary specifications.
    • Ensure that effective rodent control measures are in place.

    Hygiene and Biosecurity:

    • Adhere to the VCD and BOP procedures
    • Ensure compliance to SHEQ and Risk Management:
    • Training of staff with regards to animal welfare, food safety , equipment within the operation and Bio-security procedures

    Maintenance:

    • Test equipment and the standby generator on a weekly basis to ensure reliability and good working order.
    • Test the alarms in the morning and afternoon, on a daily basis to ensure good working order.
    • Maintain the hatchery grounds.

    General:

    • Updating KPI’S
    • Manage resources
    • Monitor and record stock levels
    • Maintain good asset care management
    • Plan all leave for the employees
    • Maintain good housekeeping practices at all times
    • Analyse reports with the ability to problem solve

    Closing Date:12th, May 2022

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    Storeman - Centurion

    We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Storeman to join our Speciality Business Unit. The role will be based in Centurion and report to the Maintenance Foreman. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to issue and record stock items for the general, packaging and ingredient store. 

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Grade 12 / Matric.
    • Tertiary qualification will be advantageous.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar environment. 

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • To help customers at the issue and receiving counter in a friendly and professional manner.
    • Capturing of SSR’s and invoices.
    • Assist with the loading and off-loading of both stock and non-stock items.
    • Assist with quarterly stock counts.
    • Complete GRA’s for all returns and repairs.
    • Ensure compliance with SHEQ procedures.
    • Report and or escalate any areas of non- compliance appropriately.
    • Oversee filing and safeguarding of records within area of responsibility.
    • Processing of documents for intercompany charge outs.

    Closing Date: 8th, May 2022

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    Accountant

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is currently recruiting an experienced Accountant to join the Baking Division in Nelspruit. The successful incumbent will be required to provide the information that is needed for sound economic decision-making to the business unit. To prepare financial reports that provide information about the business unit’s performance to external parties

    Minimum Requirements    

    • BComm / BComm Hons Degree or equivalent  preferably Accounting/SAICA/SAIPA
    • Valid Driver’s Licence
    • 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Review Financial Records and Transactions

    • Reviews recorded entries for accuracy and proper account posting.
    • After examining the actual transactions made, review the books and records to ensure they accurately reflect the operating results of the business unit.
    • Organize company books and records in preparation for the annual outside audit of the business unit.

    Report to Senior Management

    • Report to the senior management team on all financial accounts.
    • Create reports for all financial transactions that relate to the business unit.

    Evaluate the meaning and trends shown by documents.

    • Interpret the impact of the accounting results on all aspects of the business unit's operations, including HR, marketing, borrowing, investment, and strategies, using graphs and text narratives to complement the reported numbers.

     Advise Management

    • After reviewing and analyzing the business unit’s books and records, feedback and advice must be offered to senior management, particularly relating to asset quality, liability position, cash flow sufficiency, and revenue/expense issues.
    • Also provide advice on the status and use of the business unit's resources, updates on the budget and results of projections in the business plan, and the latest financial news that could affect unit operations.
    • Also advise senior management on HR, strategic planning, better control of expenditures, and/or business unit investments.

    Tax Issues

    • Provide tax advice to management which includes recommending action plans that reduce the tax liability, tax-deferred or tax-free investments, non-taxable asset swaps, and cash flow planning.
    • Prepare all tax forms and reports, or review the work of others to ensure that all tax filings are correct and timely

    Closing Date:12th, May 2022

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    Account Specialist (Principal) X 2

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is on the hunt for an X2 Account Specialist to join our Vector Logistics Team, the role is based in Westville. This successful incumbents will need to provide support to the Account Managers in the smooth running of Principal accounts, manage relationships with single-service customers in the principal environment, ensure that all queries on the account are fielded and addressed directly with the customer

    The successful incumbent will need to ensure that all the service, performance (SLA), and costing data (volume & value trends) are analyzed and collated for the customer, have insight into customer requirements, and identify opportunities to create joint efficiencies to manage customer profitability.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • B.com Logistics or related (Undergraduate degree is the minimum requirement)
    • 2-3 years of experience in the supply chain, customer experience, and Commercial
    • Valid Code EB drivers' license
    • Customer relations experience
    • Sales and logistics execution processes with emphasis on 3PL concepts
    • An understanding of multiple key performance indicators, inter-relationship, and bottom-line sensitivity
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Computer literacy (SAP MM and BW and MS Office and especially proficiency in Excel)
    • Interpersonal Tolerant of stress and pressure
    • Solution-oriented with a proactive approach
    • Deadline driven with a high level of attention to detail
    • Able to interact at all levels of the organization

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Relationship Management

    • Interact with relevant customer (Principal) departments to resolve and manage day-to-day operational queries.
    • Manage interactions between customers and Vector at the appropriate level with key Vector departments including Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, and Administration (especially Commercial).

    Key Account Data Analysis and Performance Reporting Management

    • Manage and report on service levels including analyzing and tabling issues as well as recommended actions or solutions.
    • Manage overstocking and compile the necessary reports.
    • Build understanding of sales and rate trends by category/product and by customer type
    • Monitor and collate sales performance by customer.
    • Manage product and product category take-on and exits; work with VSS; obtain formal sign-off.
    • Ensure frequent interaction with VSS and Supply Chain to ensure that information is shared, and cross-functional understanding is maintained about the expectations of the Principal.
    • Obtain data and statistics from Supply Chain on SKUs and analyze performance trends on SKUs.
    • Monitor new products in conjunction with planning to ensure that no ‘out of stocks’ occur.
    • Manage and monitor risky expiry stocks in conjunction with planning.
    • Analyze ‘bottom’ slow-moving SKUs and action in conjunction with Planning and Principal.
    • Manage customer and channel take-on and exits and analyze customer trends (monitor the ‘tail’).
    • Manage the calendar of business reviews and update the template before every meeting with the sales of the next month, including the analysis of service levels which must be obtained from the demand forecasters.
    • Undertake competitive market research regularly.
    • Provide input on Principal/Vector related projects at the tactical level (e.g. turnaround time on vehicles between depots; improving inbound services).

    Customer insight and profitability management

    • Identify areas for efficiency creation and joint projects to improve customer and Vector profitability
    • Communicate requests from the Principal to relevant Vector stakeholders.
    • Provide research and data analysis for all proposed projects.
    • Work with the Commercial Department to establish relevant insights on viability.

    Reporting

    • Compile review packs for the Customer Manager and provide insights regarding the monthly ‘numbers’.
    • Print and compile reports as requested by Principals and research any ad hoc requests; providing appropriate answers and insights.
    • Report on compliance of both Vector and Principals on variables as set out in the various service level agreements.
    • Provide reports on non-compliance of both Vector and Principals to relevant Vector Stakeholders.

    Team Coordination and Self-Management

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof, and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Support and drive the business core values.
    • Manage colleagues' and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.
    • Champion training and development of self and others through utilizing available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions relating to product costing in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Closing Date:12th, May 2022

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    Retail Account Assistant

    Job Description    
    Vector Logistics, a division of RCL FOODS, is on the hunt for a Retail Account Assistant to join our Customer Team in the Retail Secondary Distribution channel. This individual will need to ensure that all aspects of daily customer admin and service queries are addressed, act as the front-line administrative information conduct to customers, build a deep understanding of the customer’s operations, ensure efficient and accurate data capture, analysis, and reporting and provide support to the  Account Specialist in the smooth running of the customer account.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Diploma in Logistics or similar
    • 3 years of customer service experience
    • 3 years of general administration experience, preferably in an FMCG Distribution environment
    • SAP/BW experience is necessary
    • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
    • Immaculate attention to detail

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Customer Relationship Management

    • Answer general inquiries escalated by customers, working with the Vector Customer Service Centre and Control Tower to resolve issues and complaints.
    • Communicate requests from the Customer to relevant Vector stakeholders and provide feedback to the Customer.
    • Conduct store visits and provide feedback internally to the Vector departments (if required and as per customer needs)

    Account Administration

    • Compose daily, weekly and monthly customer reports on service levels, sales, and other key measures as required and send them out to customers timeously.
    • Monitor and share daily order rejection reports with customers and help resolve any pricing or master data discrepancies.
    • Manage new product requests and ensure information is accurately updated.

    Product Pricing:

    • Ensure annual and bi-annual pricing is updated accurately on the relevant system according to specified timeframes.
    • Ensure administration and communication internally and externally around ordering and delivery day schedule changes occurs timeously and correctly.
    • Ensure administration and communication on new supplier and product take-on and exits.
    • Support the finance department with customer reconciliation queries and required follow-up.
    • Lead customer project administration, scheduling project meetings, taking minutes, and updating project plans.

    Reporting & Analysis

    • Compile review packs (standard and non-standard) for the Retail Account Specialist and Retail Account Manager.
    • Assist with ad hoc report requests from Customers and internally stakeholders
    • Support the Retail Account Manager and Retail Account Specialist with data analysis and composing reports on output and findings

    Team Participation and Self-Management

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof, and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Support and drive the business core values.
    • Manage colleagues' and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives. Champion training and development of self and others through utilizing available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions relating to product costing in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Closing Date:12th, May 2022

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    Engineering Manager

    Job Description    
    The RCL FOODS Talent Team is currently looking for an analytical and curious-minded Engineering Manager with a real spirit for adventure to join the Team at Pongola Mill in KZN.

    The purpose of this position is to formulate and implement engineering strategies, policies, plans, and programmes required to improve and maintain the mill’s performance.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • B.Tech / B.Sc / B.Eng: Mechanical / Electrical
    • Government Certificate of Competency for Factories (GCC)
    • ECSA registration and Advanced Management qualification would be an added advantage
    • 5+ years working experience in Sugar Factory Engineering
    • 2+ years experience being directly responsible for operational aspects
    • 3+ years Project Management experience
    • Working knowledge of SHERQ - Systems and Audits

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Management of the engineering functions (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Construction, Asset management and planning, etc).
    • Compile and control expenditure on maintenance, operational, materials, employment, and capital budgets
    • Conceptualise, develop, and deliver capital expenditure projects.
    • Development, setting and maintaining of sound engineering and maintenance practices and standards.
    • Generates available systems and procedures to reduce downtime on equipment.
    • Performance management, including coaching, mentoring and development of employees.
    • Report and investigate accidents, incidents and implement preventative measures. 
    • Maintain high quality work standards, comply with safety standards and requirements, and ensure good housekeeping in area of responsibility. 
    • Provides advice on increasing the life span of the asset schedules. 
    • Provides alternative solutions to engineering problems. 
    • Ensure SHERQ and statutory compliance.
    • Manage Projects, Resources and Assets.
    • Manage Contracts and Contractors

    Closing Date:12th, May 2022

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    Account Specialist (Retail) X 3

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is on the hunt for an X3 Account Specialist to join our Vector Logistics Team in the Customer Services Division. These individuals will need to provide support to the Account Manager in the smooth running of Retail accounts, manage relationships with single-service customers in the Retail environment, ensure that all queries on the account are fielded and addressed directly with the customer

    The successful incumbent will need to ensure that all the service, performance (SLA), and costing data (volume & value trends) are analyzed and collated for the customer, and have insight into customer requirements and identify opportunities to create joint efficiencies to manage customer profitability

    Minimum Requirements    

    • B.com Logistics or related (Undergraduate degree is the minimum requirement)
    • 2-3 years experience in the supply chain, customer experience, and Commercial
    • Valid Code EB drivers' license
    • Customer relations experience
    • Sales and logistics execution processes with emphasis on 3PL concepts
    • Vector business partners, processes, and people
    • An understanding of multiple key performance indicators, inter-relationship, and bottom-line sensitivity
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Computer literacy (SAP MM and BW and MS Office and especially proficiency in Excel)
    • Interpersonal Tolerant of stress and pressure
    • Solution-oriented with a proactive approach
    • Deadline driven with a high level of attention to detail
    • Able to interact at all levels of the organization

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Relationship Management

    • Interact with relevant customer (Retail) departments to resolve and manage day-to-day operational queries.
    • Manage interactions between customers and Vector at the appropriate level with key Vector departments including Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, and Administration (especially Commercial).

    KeyAccount Data Analysis and Performance Reporting Management

    • Manage and report on service levels including analyzing and tabling issues as well as recommended actions or solutions.
    • Manage overstocking and compile the necessary reports.
    • Build understanding of sales and rate trends by category/product and by customer type
    • Monitor and collate sales performance by customer.
    • Manage product and product category take-on and exits; work with VSS; obtain formal sign-off.
    • Ensure frequent interaction with VSS and Supply Chain to ensure that information is shared, and cross-functional understanding is maintained about the expectations of the Retail.
    • Obtain data and statistics from Supply Chain on SKUs and analyze performance trends on SKUs.
    • Monitor new products in conjunction with planning to ensure that no ‘out of stocks’ occur.

    Manage and monitor risky expiry stocks in conjunction with planning.

    • Analyze ‘bottom’ slow-moving SKUs and action in conjunction with Planning and Retail.
    • Manage customer and channel take-on and exits and analyze customer trends (monitor the ‘tail’).
    • Manage the calendar of business reviews and update the template before every meeting with the sales of the next month, including the analysis of service levels which must be obtained from the demand forecasters.
    • Undertake competitive market research regularly.
    • Provide input on Retail/Vector related projects at the tactical level (e.g. turnaround time on vehicles between depots; improving inbound services).
    • Customer insight and profitability management
    • Identify areas for efficiency creation and joint projects to improve customer and Vector profitability
    • Communicate requests from the Retail to relevant Vector stakeholders.
    • Provide research and data analysis for all proposed projects.
    • Work with the Commercial Department to establish relevant insights on viability.

    Reporting

    • Compile review packs for the Customer Manager and provide insights regarding the monthly ‘numbers’.
    • Print and compile reports as requested by Retails and research any ad hoc requests; providing appropriate answers and insights.
    • Report on compliance of both Vector and Retails on variables as set out in the various service level agreements.
    • Provide reports on non-compliance of both Vector and Retails to relevant Vector Stakeholders.

    Team Coordination and Self-Management

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof, and provide appropriate resolution.

    Support and drive the business core values.

    • Manage colleagues' and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.
    • Champion training and development of self and others through utilizing available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions relating to product costing in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Closing Date:13th, May 2022

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    Plant Engineer - Rustenburg

    Job Description    
    Our Talent Team are currently looking for a dynamic Plant Engineer to join our Chicken Business. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report into the Engineering Manager.

    RCL FOODS entrusts the Plant Engineer to constantly seek ways to improve plant efficiency and effectiveness, conduct regular reviews and monitor progress, and act.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • A Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
    • 5 years of trade experience
    • Refrigeration Experience
    • At least 3 years in a supervisory category.
    • Thorough understanding of the Labour Relations Act.

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Operational Engineering Management:

    • Drive the daily / weekly maintenance planning process for the plant – prioritising, scheduling and allocation of tasks to different discipline of the engineering department, with the assistance of the planner.
    • Responsible for health and safety with regards to all equipment and plant to ensure a safe environment to operate and work on for all staff.
    • Ensure that the required focus is given to all audit requirements and findings.
    • Management of the day to day activities and out puts of each discipline of the engineering department. Drive sustainable maintenance practices throughout the plant.
    • Manage maintenance team and ensure that planned maintenance programmes are implemented to enable optimal asset utilisation.
    • Ensure that maintenance practices and procurement processes are aligned to business standards.
    • Management of all planned maintenance, preventative schedules, work requests and break downs, with support from Maintenance Planner.
    • Ensure that all are working according to safety regulations and ensure the enforcement of food safety requirements.
    • Be available on call out and work on weekends or when necessary to ensure optimal performance of team and effective maintenance of equipment.
    •  Plan and manage weekend maintenance tasks and projects against budget.

    Repairs and Renovations:

    • Coordinates renovations of existing facilities and the construction of new facilities.
    •  Coordinates and inspects major contract work on the mechanical and plumbing, and other related systems.
    • Leads a team of artisans towards meeting the plant engineering strategy and targets – through regular communication and utilisation of a full organizational talent management toolset.

    Management of Safety Health Environment and Quality (SHEQ):

    • Guides the engineering team to ensure that all legislative standards are achieved and timeous action is taken where required to ensure that there are no areas of noncompliance.

    Financial Management:

    • Manage costs to ensure lowest cost production and the optimal utilization of assets.
    • Authorizes plant engineering expenses within level of authority and monitor spending activity within teams to ensure compliance to financial and ethical standards.
    • Team Coordination: Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritising and self-development.

    Closing Date:17th, May 2022

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    Retail Distribution Manager

    Job Description    
    Vector Logistics, a division of RCL FOODS, is seeking to employ a Retail Distribution Manager to join our Retail Secondary Distribution team.

    The Distribution Manager will be expected to ensure that all aspects of customer account management pertaining to supply chain and distribution are fielded and addressed; this includes:

    • Act as a front-line interface to the retail customer on all supply chain and distribution matters;
    • Build and maintain good relationships with the retail customer focusing on their supply chain, logistics, buying, and store operations teams; to identify and pursue further distribution and volume growth opportunities;
    • Extend the supply chain service offering through value-added support and interaction
    • Provide support to the Vector Logistics Customer Executive in the smooth running of the Retail Secondary Distribution portfolio
    • Serve as the information conduit to the Vector business internally and the retail customer externally
    • Provide support, analysis, and insights regarding potential network optimization, supply chain initiatives, solution development, and general operations relating to Retail Secondary Distribution.

    The role can be based in Durban or Gauteng and will report to the Vector Logistics Customer Executive. 

    Minimum Requirements    

    • B Com Logistics / Supply Chain Degree or an Industrial Engineering Degree
    • 5 years customer management experience in a supply chain, logistics, or secondary distribution environment
    • 3 years experience in an FMCG environment
    • Commercial costing and business development experience
    • Valid Code EB drivers' license

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Relationship Management:

    • Manage relationships with the retail customer’s supply chain, logistics, buying, and store operations teams.
    • Represent the face of the business to the retail client and attend to customer requests, suggestions, concerns, and complaints.
    • Manage communication between the internal Vector teams and the relevant supply chain, finance, and operation teams on the retail customer’s side.

    Account Management:

    • Conduct regular client reviews, reporting on key supply chain and distribution measurables and targets.
    • Share regular reports with the retail customer covering key service levels, KPI’s and joint targets.
    • Continuously analyse and improve service level and KPI reports in line with the retail customer’s requirements.
    • Report on compliance of both Vector and the retail customer on variables as set out in service level and performance agreements.
    • Provide support in identifying future long-term requirements of the network as well as identifying optimisation initiatives.
    • Oversee and contribute to joint Vector & Retailer optimisation projects.
    • Ensure daily operational issues are channeled through the Vector Control Tower, Customer Service Centre and/or other relevant departments and resolved timeously.
    • Ensure that Vector and Customer master data is always aligned.

    Business Development / Improvements:

    • Leverage customer relationships to identify and motivate for retail customers to expand their participation in the Vector service offering.
    • Identify, motivate and implement joint supply chain optimisation initiatives.
    • Optimise the product basket and promote volume growth through expanded participation from the retailer on the full Vector product range.

    Team Coordination and Self-Management:

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof, and provide appropriate resolution.

    Support and drive the business core values.

    • Manage colleagues' and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go beyond” to meet team targets and objectives.
    • Champion training and development of self and others through utilising available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Closing Date:17th, May 2022

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    Supply Chain Manager

    Job Description    
    Vector Logistics, a division of RCL FOODS, is seeking to employ a Supply Chain Manager to join our Principal Account Management team. The role will be based at our Head Office in Westville and report to the Principal Customer Executive.

    Vector Logistics is looking for an analytical and customer-focused individual to join the team and entrusts the Supply Chain Manager to:

    • Set Customer Strategy for key Principals
    • Manage relationships between Vector Logistics and Key Principals to ensure accounts are retained and that day to day operational/ supply chain queries are managed effectively
    • Help grow business in the Principal Channel through expansion of Supply Chain Services to Customer base
    • Maintain profitability of Key Accounts and, Drive supply chain efficiencies to the benefit of both the Customer and Vector Logistics ensuring the establishment of long terms strategic partnerships.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Bcom Degree or similar (essential)
    • 3-5 years of supply chain & logistics experience (essential)
    • Customer relations experience (essential)
    • 3 - 5 years of Supply Chain customer account management experience within the FMCG realm (essential)
    • Sales and logistics execution processes with emphasis on 3PL concepts

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Set customer strategy:

    • Set strategy for individual customers based on group and customer objectives.
    • Obtain sign-off across the business on customer strategy.
    • Implement key KPI’s in line with the strategy.
    • Internal cross-functional customer management against agreed strategy.

    Relationship Management:

    • Set key KPIs for customers in line with business strategy.
    • Review customer KPI;s monthly ensuring customer and Vector compliance to key KPI’s.
    • Drive opportunities to build strategic partnerships through the identification of opportunities for collaboration.
    • Manage internal business functions against agreed KPI’s.
    • Manage customer queries and concerns as and when they occur.

    Business Development:

    • Identify opportunities for expansion within existing Principals.
    • Match Vector business capabilities to Principals’ needs through identifying supply chain service solutions.
    • Guide commercial discussions with team and negotiate commercial agreements.
    • Implement rate reviews and increases as and when needed to ensure management of Principal profitability.

    Drive Supply Chain efficiencies:

    • Work cross-functionally with supply chain to deliver efficiencies through negotiation with customers on agreed efficiencies.
    • Build relationships between Supply Chain and the customer to ensure that the customers' Supply Chain is optimized.
    • Actively drive the S&OP process with the principal to manage key cost drivers such as stock cover, SKU cover, etc.

    Self Management:

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof, and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Support and drive the business core values.
    • Manage colleagues' and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.
    • Champion training and development of self and others through utilising available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions relating to product costing in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Closing Date:17th, May 2022

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    Maintenance Artisan - Rustenburg

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is seeking a Maintenance Artisan to join our Chicken Division. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report to the Maintenance Foreman. The successful applicant will be responsible for Electrical, Mechanical and Civil maintenance and repair of Agriculture related machinery and equipment.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Electrical Trade Certificate
    • Drivers license
    • Wireman’s License (Optional)
    • Supervisory/leadership skills
    • Knowledge and application of disciplinary processes
    • Administrative knowledge
    • Experience in Welding, Mechanical and Plumbing
    • 2 years’ experience in Electrical engineering and related

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Electrical: Inspection of machinery and equipment as per supplier requirements set out in the maintenance manuals
    • Planning of work according to maintenance plan and schedule and per breakdown Maintenance and repair of all Agriculture related machinery and equipment in accordance to the maintenance plan and schedule
    • Repair of Agriculture related machinery and equipment per breakdown
    • Render assistance to handyman on faults that cannot be solved on their level of required competence
    • Daily inspection of all work completed at Agriculture including residential buildings and issuing of certificate of compliance
    • General: Training and development of maintenance handyman under direct control to artisan level
    • Discipline of maintenance handyman under direct control
    • Daily issuing of a certificate of compliance on any machine or equipment where any engineering related work was executed Issue daily job cards and inspect work executed
    • Daily timesheets
    • Order equipment and spares in terms of the BR and SSR Process
    • Training and development of all personnel under direct control as per departmental training and development plan
    • The person must be willing work shifts, overtime and be on standby
    • Good written and verbal skills
    • Planning & coordinating skills

    Closing Date:19th, May 2022

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    HR Practitioner - Linbro Park

    Job Description    
    At RCL FOODS we see & do things differently, we think bigger, work smarter, and collectively as a team to achieve our ambition to provide more food to more people, more often!

    We at RCL FOODS are in search for an HR Practitioner to join our Logistics Division. The role will be based in Linbro Park and report to the HR Business Partner. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to provide effective Human Resources support to the business unit/site through the delivery of HR Services, practices, and procedures.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Degree in Human Resource Management
    • Valid Code EB drivers’ licence
    • 3-5 years experience as an HR generalist.

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Employee Relations

    • Provide advice to line managers regarding the conduct and misconduct management processes.
    • Provide advice to line managers and investigate/process disciplinary cases.
    • Provide advice to line managers and investigate/process grievances.
    • Review practices to ensure statutory compliance and regularly provide guidance to line managers.
    • Manage the housing and SQ allocations and associated evictions.
    • Participate in consultations with organized labour.
    • Coach Line Managers on effective delivery of Disciplinary hearings
    • Represent the organisation at CCMA ( Conciliation and Arbitration)
    • Chair the monthly meetings with Shop Stewards in the absence of HRBP.
    • Manage and coordinate employee wellness including coordination of clinics, KKS, and capacity in meetings.

    Resourcing

    • Process permissions to recruit (workflow).
    • Process the offers of employment/negotiation.
    • Ensure that the Resourcing process is adhered to and jobs are timeously advertised on the eRecruitment and tracked.
    • Manage and conduct interviews with Line Managers and selection tests and make recommendations to Line for all C Band and lower positions.
    • Supervise the orientation of new employees.
    • Manage probationary reviews, employee evaluations and terminations.
    • Ensure that the site job profiles are relevant and up to date and where job evaluation is required necessary arrangements are made with Line Manager and HRBP

    Talent Management

    • Coach Line Manager on Performance Management Process and Talent & Org Review process.
    • Facilitate Consistency Reviews and Talent & Org Review meetings.
    • Coordinate the performance appraisal documents and consolidate performance ratings.
    • Drive the succession planning for the site/ region.
    • Facilitate employment equity target setting and monitor profile.

    Health and Safety Compliance

    • Manage the IOD/minor injury treatment process and reporting.
    • Assist Risk Officer in monitoring IOD cases.
    • Organisational Design
    • Liaise with Line Managers to get the rationale for proposed positions, draw up new proposed org and submit to HRBP for sign off.
    • Manage and update business organisational structure on SAP and ensure that all structures are up to date.
    • Drive change management initiatives in line with the business and organisational objectives

    Training Development

    • Compile training matrix from Appraisal doc.
    • Facilitate HR training including adhoc refresher for employees and Line Managers.
    • Drive Development Plans for all employees in C Band positions.

    Employment Equity

    • Drawing quarterly reports and discussing at EE meetings also using the same reports of appointments
    • Drive staff profile as per agreed KPI for the site by effectively engaging and advising Line Managers.

    HR Administration

    • Manage new employee on-boarding process.
    • Manage terminations and exit interviews.
    • Manage the capturing of HR information and data into the relevant systems and assure the integrity of the data.
    • Provide advice and information to management and employees on HR policies and procedures, including equal opportunity, anti-discrimination and occupational health and safety programmes.
    • Advise management on work matters, career development, personal problems and industrial matters.
    • Counsel employees on policies and rules relating to employment policies and programmes, and on the company’s rules and regulations.
    • Prepare and process employment and personnel reports and surveys.
    • Provide advice and assistance to staff members regarding possible discrimination on the basis of race, religion, non-relevant physical or mental disability, sex and age.
    • Audit and draft compliant issues related to Ecowise and Capasity (5 files to be audited per month).
    • Quarterly checks on allowances (e.g.: cold allowance) and compare with actual employees working in the department.
    • Run and analyse HR reports, and discuss with business (to update monthly dashboard

    Closing Date:18th, May 2022

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    Head Miller - Pretoria West

    We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Head Miller to join our Milling Business Unit. The role will be based in Pretoria West and report to the Milling Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to run the mill efficiently and in a cost-effective manner, while ensuring all finished products adhere to the specific quality criteria. This person should also ensure that stipulated targets on the performance of the Mill, Food Safety, Risk management and Measurements are to be attained.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Qualified Wheat and Maize Miller with Trade Test
    • Fumigation will be added advantage
    • 10 years of Milling experience 
    • 1 – 2 years of experience in a Supervisory/ Senior role in a milling position

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Operational Tasks.

    • Ensure operational targets are met or exceeded.
    • Wheat extraction at the specified percentage or above
    • Milling OEE above the specified percentage monthly
    • Ensure capacity/planned performance at the specified percentage
    • Maize extraction at the specified percentage or above

    Quality/House Keeping

    • No justified customer complaints due to poor milling practise
    • Achieve required percentage score on food safety audits
    • Ensure daily flour  including speciality flours results are  within spec

    Cost

    • Ensure expenses adhere to the Mill Expense budget
    • Ensure efficient scheduling and running of mills in line with the demand plan to ensure maximum uptime as per plant utilization
    • Maintain inventory systems on consumables store
    • Ensure correct stock levels and lying times on all grains

    Mill Projects and inputs

    • Assist mill manager with all mill projects
    • Assessing and drawing up of improvement plans
    • Ensure correct stock levels and lying times on all grains.

    General:

    • Routine checks on efficient running of all milling machines as set by Mill Manager.
    • Ensuring extraction targets as set periodically by Mill Management is attained on all mills continuously.
    • Ensure all plants are running at designed tonnage at all times, except otherwise agreed by Mill Manager.
    • Correct setting and Balancing of all milling machines to ensure optimum extractions and the maximum output of finished product per shift.
    • Ensure required performance rate maintained on all mills continuously on planned vs. produced.
    • Monitor milling loss on all wheat mills and ensure it does not exceed the specified target.
    • Ensure MPS targets on finished products is maintained above the specified target daily.
    • Ensure correct flour stocks are available in correct location as required by scheduling system.
    • Ensuring all Time and Attendance sheets is verified monthly and signed off as correct by Mill Manager.

    Maintenance and Housekeeping

    • Ensure proper machine maintenance is carried out on all milling machines.
    • Be pre-emptive in fault finding on machines and report any defects on machines, spouting routes to engineering. Breakdowns reported to Maintenance Planner by Job card.
    • Report any infestation or possible infestation problems to PCO.
    • Maintain Housekeeping standards at all times in and around the mill according to FSMS Standards.
    • Ensure all pneumatic and aspiration systems fully operational at all times, and ensure filter sleeves

    Safety

    • Ensure adherence to all Departmental Safe Working Procedures by yourself, millers and subordinates/contractors.
    • Ensure adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures as well as National Legislation that applies.
    • Ensure proper PPE is worn at all times.
    • Report any incidents to the Mill Manager immediately.

    Quality

    • Ensure product testing is done twice per shift on all finished products.
    • Ensure all finished product is tested on shift and recorded
    • Ensure quality standards on all finished products are kept to agreed specifications.
    • Ensure sieving’s and fat content on all maize products is in spec daily.
    • Ensure all fortification records are kept up to date, signed off and spreadsheets updated daily.
    • Team Coordination and Team Management
    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Support and drive the business core values.
    • Manage colleagues and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

    Closing Date:18th, May 2022

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    Scale Technician

    Job Description    
    As the Scale Technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance of all electronic mass meters at the Processing Plant. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of Chick way computer weight grading system as well as the SANA accredation system. You are also going to be expected to operate as an Acting Verification Officer.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Accreditation with SABS as a Verification Officer or be operating as an acting Verification Officer.
    • Trade tested as Scale Mechanic / Technician.
    • National Diploma in light current is advantageous.
    • Knowledge of SANS 10378 and SABS 1649
    • Qualified to conduct internal audits according to SANS 10378
    • Knowledge of the Trade Metrology Act and Regulations.
    • Basic knowledge of computer hardware, A+ would be an advantage
    • Basic knowledge of PLC’s and variable speed drives.
    • Knowledge of:  Teroka DPS 3600 price labelling scales, Chickway weighing systems, Marel / Scanvaegt grading systems, multi-head weighers, Intermec printers, Pneumatics, Videojet ink jet printers would be advantageous.
    • Knowledge of metal detectors.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Maintenance of all electronic mass meters at the Processing Plant.
    • Maintaining the Chick way computer weight grading system.
    • Maintaining the 10378 SANAS accreditation system.

    Closing Date:19th, May 2022

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    Integrated Customer Service Excellence (iCSE) Executive

    The RCL FOODS Talent Team is looking for a highly influential, self-driven Integrated Customer Service Executive with impressive leadership and problem-solving abilities to join the Vector Logistics division, based at our Head Offices in Durban.

    The position reports into the Supply Chain and IT Director and will be responsible for driving the visibility on, and improvement of, the customer service experienced by our Customers and Principals from order placement to delivery through continued alignment of key business functions on main loss areas, and steps required to remedy. Ensure service is aligned to contractual obligations, and that the cost of service is within agreed parameters.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Completed a Bachelor's Degree in Logistics / Supply Chain / Engineering or similar
    • A Post Graduate Qualification will be advantageous 
    • Over 10 years' experience in an FMCG organization with a particular focus on Planning and Distribution - of which, at least 3 years must have been at a Senior Management level
    • External engagement (Customer or Supplier-facing) and S&OP is preferred 

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Leadership of the National Customer Service Centre located at the Control Tower at Thekwini; predominately centered around order acceptance and the management of queries and complaints.
    • Leadership of the Demand Planning sub-function within Planning based at Westville; the team which generates statistical and consensus forecasts for principals and suppliers (both internal and external), manages the annual volume budgeting process and facilitates the S&OP process for Vector leadership monthly.
    • Leadership of the Supply Planning and Network Planning sub-function within Planning based at Westville and Thekwini; the team which drives replenishment of stock in our network basis the agreed forecast, and manages risk and capacity utilization in our network. This team optimizes Demand Service Levels for customers and principals, and reports weekly and monthly on stock health, gaps in portfolios and opportunities to remedy. This team includes Inbound Execution Agents based at the Control Tower who will actively interface with the National Customer Service Centers and Transport Planning to tactically improve service.
    • Leadership of the International Planning sub-function within Planning based at Westville; the team which plans, and co-ordinates import and export activities for customers and principals (both internal and external) from order placement to delivery and clearance.
    • Leadership of the Reporting and Analytics sub-function within Planning based at Thekwini; which is the team responsible for reporting on end to end customer service (from order placement to delivery) and for the generation of insight into the major loss areas, and opportunities to remedy. This team will be accountable for scoping on the reporting requirements, and delivering on them at the agreed frequency. The other sub-functions, will be responsible for driving continual improvement in their respective areas.
    • Leadership of the above teams encompasses People (succession, development and retention), Process and Technology improvement components.

    Closing Date:18th, May 2022

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    Exports Administrator

    Job Description    
    To accuractly process all sales orders into the system and assist with customer queries including delivery times, quality complaints, product enquiries, out of stock, movement certificates and all other relevant export documentation needed.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Minimum is Matric / Grade 12
    • Computer literacy (MS Office and particularly Excel)
    • Good verbal commincation
    • Good interpersonal and telephone skills/ etiquette
    • SAP/ Syspro
    • Logistics and distribution principles and practices awareness
    • Analytical thinking
    • 1 years experience in either order capture, assistant role, administration role

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    Functional Strategy into Action Operationalisation

    • Work in conjunction with the Country Managers in the Export Department and Outbound Supply Chain team to deliver the functions operational strategy.
    • Facilitate integrated supply chain delivery by managing relationships and interaction with cross functional teams and/or external service providers.
    • Ensure the agreed targets set are implemented through delivery of own and team targets.

    Sales Order Processing

    • Capture customer orders accurately for assigned customers (correct orders and dates) within the requisite time.
    • Ensure all orders received are captured before the required cut-off time.
    • For EDI orders, ensure that the necessary checks are completed and the orders are successfully captured in SAP/ Syspro
    • Raise problems with pricing with the relavant account manager/assistant for resolution
    • Follow up with Debtors team for orders held in suspence/ or on hold for credit purposes on when the orders may be released.

    Administration and Protocol Compliance

    • Complete and communicate the daily outstanding orders list with accurate feedback given
    • Run and check all open current and forward orders to check for duplications and action all outstanding activities.
    • Check for all over due orders and follow up with the stock allocations team on when the delivery will take place.
    • Inform customers of load exceptions and dropped stock.
    • Ensure all export documentation requiremants are met
    • Follow up on any complaints or queries raised by  customers
    • Ensure that the work station is organised and orders are filed daily.

    Communication

    • Communicate with the Export Warehouse team to allocate stocks to relevant orders
    • Communicate with customers and/or stock allocations planners on stock outs and amendments to orders
    • Liaise and follow up with delivery queries (i.e. delivery times, late deliveries and delayed/broken down trucks).
    • Assist customer representatives with store queries.
    • Advise respective parties of problematic customers and provide assistance in finding resolution to issues.

    Team Coordination

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritising and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Support and drive the business core values.
    • Manage colleagues and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.
    • Champion training and development of self and others through utilising available training opportunities or contributing to the development of new training solutions relating to product costing in collaboration with national training specialists.
    • Participate in and drive regular performance appraisals and ensure that own targets and goals are clear and achievable.
    • Maintain a basic appreciation and awareness of employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.

    Customer Service Level Reporting

    • On a daily basis run customer service levels reports to ensure that all orders have been actioned and check to ensure that their appears no incorrect capturing.
    • Complete and communicate the daily outstanding orders list with accurate feedback given
    • When queries are raised by customers or sales team, try to answer with information available to pass the query on to the relevant person to provide answers. Ensure that the customer query is sufficiently answered.

    Information and Data Management

    • Ensure all customer orders are accurately captured
    • Ensure that orders are amended or closed with the correct reason codes to rejection of order lines, duplication orders, non-deliveries.
    • Ensure all incomplete orders are actioned and/or closed.
    • Review emails daily to ensure that all orders are captured correctly on to SAP/Syspro daily and nothing is missed out inadvertently not actioned.
    • Ensure clean housekeeping on SAP/ Syspro by clearing incomplete documents and ensuring that Open Purchase Orders are closed.

    Outbound Supply Chain Projects (where required)

    • Be involved in any allocated projects assigned

    KPI’s

    • Customer service level
    • Customer query and problem resolution
    • Accuracy of Customer Order Capture
    • Clean System / Housekeeping
    • Service level targets of answering calls timeously, capturing orders and responding to queries are completed within the agreed timeframes set

    Closing Date: 12th, May 2022

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    Maintenance Handyman

    Job Description    
    The Chicken Business is on the hunt for multi-skilled Handyman for their Maintenance Team in the maintenance department.” The successful candidate will be responsible for performing maintenance tasks within the maintenance department.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • 2 years in a Multi – skilled role in mechanical, electrical and civil experience.
    • Must have N3 relevant qualification and matric.
    • Trade test would be an advantage.
    • Must have a valid EB (code 08) driver’s license, (code 10) would be an added advantage.
    • Must be prepared to work overtime and standby duties.
    • Must be able to conduct adjustments to machinery as well as change components parts.
    • Independently perform routine and repetitive maintenance tasks within Agriculture.
    • Conduct mechanical, electrical and civil breakdowns.
    • Conduct standby duties, service and upgrade equipment on farms.
    • Maintain a clean workshop environment.
    • Ensure a safe working environment.
    • Be a part of a high performance team, service, repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    Storage and Maintenance of Tools

    • Monitor that power tools, hand tools maintenance equipment are kept in good working condition and stored safely.
    • Report broken tools/equipment to the Maintenance Manager and, where possible repair broken maintenance tools.
    • Identify the types of tools, equipment and materials required.
    • Once work has been completed, request that the supervisor inspect the workmanship.
    • Perform duties as per requirements to eliminate down time or eliminate hazards / safety issues.
    • Make operational and technical decisions that fall within the ambit of responsibility.
    • Troubleshoot, fault find and maintain warehouse equipment that falls within scope of responsibility.
    • Work under supervision using standardised practices and/or methods.

    General Repairs and Maintenance

    • Replace faulty globes and tubes.
    • Repair and/or replace all electrical equipment (where qualified to).
    • Fix any safety hazards.
    • Assemble and repair furniture and other equipment.
    • Install appliances and machinery.
    • Do plumbing and carpentry.
    • Liaise with contractors and other workers.
    • Attend to: - Broken and collapsing ceilings - Roof Leaks - Painting of buildings , structure, equipment and ceilings - Water proofing of roofs and insulated ceilings.
    • Replace broken window panes.
    • Replace doors, hinges and locks.
    • Perform paving ,fence and gate repairs Perform basic bricklaying and plastering.
    • Repair and/or replace leaking gutters and downpipes.
    • Carry out wall and floor tiling as necessary.

    Safety, Health. Environment, Risk and Quality (SHEQ)

    • Maintain a secure working environment.
    • Maintain a safe working environment.
    • Comply with health and safety procedures.
    • Ensure that documentation required within the Total Integrated Management System (TIMS), is applied consistently within scope of function.

    Effective Teamwork and Self-Management.

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Manage colleagues and employees’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

    Closing Date: 12th, May 2022

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    Outbound Logistics Lead

    Our Talent Team is looking for a proactive & efficient Outbound Logistics Lead with great interpersonal skills to join our ICSE Team. The role will report to the Senior Planning and Logistics Manager and will be based in Boksburg.

    This position exists to lead and provide management to site outbound logistics, covering Transit Bay, Stock Allocation management, Outbound Pallet management and interface to Primary Distribution Network and Logistics Service Provider. To deliver and support customer service and cost efficiency within distribution. Primary operational logistics interface with Third Party Logistics service provider.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Relevant University degree/diploma/supply chain qualification.
    • Must have 3 to 5 years logistics experience in a supervisory or leadership position.
    • Must have logistics and functional business process knowledge.
    • Experience in SAP WMS.
    • Must be computer literate (MS Office, Excel).

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Outbound Logistics Management:

    • Daily outbound logistics Ops Call with Transit Bay team, Vector Transport, Supply Planner.
    • Manage the capacity of transit bay and ensure that there is adequate space available for production.
    • Manage the interface with Vector transport team to ensure that we have adequate vehicles available for our loads.
    • Work closely with production planning team to prioritise stock into the network.
    • Assist in managing the queries between transit bay and Vector depots as and when required.
    • Compile and send out daily Ops Call stats with the wider teams.

    Pallet Recycling:

    • Weekly Teams meeting with Tbay Pallet Controller, DHL, Tbay Unit Manager to monitor and address any challenges.
    • Ongoing Comms with Linbro and Roodepoort teams WRT continuous supply of GKN pallets.
    • Ongoing escalations to Vector account manager as and when required WRT challenges experienced with Linbro.
    • Co-ordinate shuttle trucks to collect empty pallets from Linbro and Roodepoort at no additional cost.
    • Compile monthly Pallet recycling stats and Savings derived from it on KPI tracker.

    Primary Transport Management:

    • Manage Customer Back haul operation Spar Backhauls - South Rand:
    • Ensure that we execute one load daily as a Spar Collection for South Rand DC.
    • Ongoing Comms with CSC, Vector transport team, Stock Allocation planner, Buyer as and when required.
    • Assist in Comms with Spar South rand transport team WRT late or non-arrivals of vehicles on site.
    • Monitor and track number of loads executed as Spar Backhaul collections per month.
    • Compare and check Stats with Spar, Vector, Stock Allocation Planner at month-end.
    • Compile monthly report from Stats and verify Savings on KPI report.

    PnP DC Directs from Roodepoort:

    • Maximise all orders over 7 tons for Phillipi and KZN DC's to be delivered from Roodepoort depot. Ensure that fillers are found either to other customers or Local secondary depot to fully utilise vehicles.
    • PnP PE Tranship orders - all delivered into Longmeadow DC from Roodepoort depot.
    • The tranship orders are co-loaded with Longmeadow DC orders to ensure better utilised vehicles.
    • Stats are tracked and reported on KPI report with relevant Savings.

    Transit Bay Directs:

    • Help ensure that Direct loads into Vector secondary depots are maximised.
    • Daily comms with Supply planner and Tbay inventory controllers to ensure that stock is kept aside as required.
    • Facilitate comms with Linbro and Vector transport team for vehicle availability and quick turnaround in offloading.

    Transit Bay Support:

    Overtime Reduction:

    • Ongoing focus in reducing overtime for T/bay outbound and Roodepoort Inbound teams.
    • Ensure that maximum available stock is despatched daily from Tbay.
    • Ongoing comms with Production planner, Tbay unit manager to ensure that all steps are taken to avoid or minimise overtime.

    Customer Service:

    • Manage and drive customer service through outbound logistics.
    • Prioritise urgent Sku's into the network working closely with Supply planner and Tbay team.
    • Maximise stock availability on bulk orders by keeping NAM's and customers updated on out of stocks.
    • Manage stock allocation with NAM's, planning team, stock allocation planner during low stocks, PI's etc.

    Stock Allocation Planning:

    • Accountable for the delivery of stock allocation planning and the management of the Stock Allocation Planner.

    Operational Issues:

    • Facilitate Comms with Vector Roodepoort, Transport, CSC, Secondary depots as required with any issues.
    • Daily linkup with Supply planner WRT any challenges WRT infill transport or depot issues.
    • Weekly catchup with CSC Directs team to discuss any challenges or updates.

    PSI's - sample and donations:

    • Marketing and Sales team send through PSI requests which needs to be directed to relevant depots for delivery/collection.
    • Get Vector account management team to assist in actioning these.

    Closing Date: 19th, May 2022

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    Miller

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is seeking a Miller to join our Baking Division. The role will be based in Pretoria West and report to the Head Miller. The successful applicant will be responsible for efficient and cost effective operations of all mills, while ensuring all finished products adhere to specific quality criteria, and all stipulated targets and measurement to be attained daily.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Qualified Miller that is trade tested in maize milling technologies preferably (Wheat and Maize will be ideal)
    • Minimum 3 years of milling experience in a high capacity plant
    • Fumigation and Grading Certification
    • Advanced milling qualifications will be an advantage

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Operational Tasks Roller Mills:

    • Ensure break releases on Wheat Mills are carried out on a weekly basis as per instruction.
    • Ensure no build-up of stock on roll feed plates.
    • Ensure all scrapers and roll brushes are checked per shift and changed if necessary
    • Ensure roll hopper exhausts are fully operational per shift

    Plansifter:

    • Ensure all sifter maintenance is carried out as per requirements and schedules
    • Ensure any burst covers are replaced on shift
    • Ensure all inlet/outlet sleeves on sifter and purifiers are intact
    • Ensure screens of all turbo sieves on Germ system is intact, clean and machine inside cleaned out regularly

    Purifiers:

    • Ensure all purifier brushes are fully operational and in good condition at all times Air tunnel on top of machines are clean and purifiers set.
    • Ensure covers are taut and not blinded at all times
    • Ensure correct separation on all concentrators and maize mill aspirators

    Aspiration and Exhausts:

    • Ensure manometer reading on all filters is on acceptable levels
    • Ensure pneumatic hammer and pulsing unit on filter is working at all times
    • Ensure heater banks running at correctly controlled temperature at all times General Routine checks on efficient running of milling machines set by Mill Manager
    • Ensure correct flour stocks are available in correct location as required by scheduling system Correct setting and balancing of Milling machines
    • Ensure performance rate of 95% maintained on all mills Quality
    • Ensure Pekar tests are done twice per shift on all finished products
    • Ensure all finished products are tested on shift using Diode Array machine and recorded in quality book Ensure quality standards on all finished products are kept to agreed specifications
    • Ensure reduction in waste and adopting lean manufacturing principles

    Closing Date: 20th, May 2022

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    Business Analyst

    The RCL FOODS Talent Team is looking for a perceptive Business Analyst with a high curiosity quotient to join our Vector Logistics Division (Empty Trips). The role will report to the Applications Manager and will be based at Westville Head Office / Thekwini Control Tower.

    The purpose of the role is to work in conjunction with the Empty Trips (ET) business leads to support the existing ET applications and identify, design and specify ongoing enhancements and solutions that meet the ET business objectives and achieve the business goals of Smart Digital Logistics; and to facilitate the implementation of identified solutions utilising recognised project management methodologies. Play a leading role, as a Digital Transformation Business Analyst and key member of the Empty Trips business team.

    To provide key support to the business and extract maximum value from the information technology platform, specifically the Empty Trips ecosystem which includes the ET Freight Exchange Engine, the ET Execution Engine (including Driver Application) & ET Financial Engine (SAP Integration) including developing future best of bread systems and integrations.

    Provide a data analytics function and develop data & analytics solutions that provide the business stakeholders with insights that add value and drive adoption through transparency and making more informed, effective and intelligent business decisions. Leverage new technologies such as machine learning, AI, and RPA to facilitate sustainable growth for Empty Trips platform business and extend the ET ecosystem.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Degree in Information Technology / BCom / BSc. / BEng (Ind)
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ business analyst and project management experience, strong analytical capability and drive to deliver continuous improvement and business value through data & analytics experience.
    • Experience in primary transport networks and supply chain industries.
    • Experience & success managing 3rd party service providers to deliver on multi-service provider projects.
    • Experience managing Web & App Developments that deliver superior Customer Experience.
    • Success in managing data & analytics projects that have added value.
    • Formal IT / business qualification.
    • Must have experience in Web Technologies, SAP, Data & Analytics, Microsoft BI Platform, API integration application.

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Drive Continuous Business Improvement initiatives:

    • In partnership with our shippers’ users to identify continuous business improvement opportunities.
    • Analysis of shipper’s data to see where in their existing network opportunities exist to fill empty legs. The analysis would indicate where other shippers’ volume or network flows would complement to ensure empty legs are eliminated.
    • Identify business improvement opportunities in partnership with our shippers by developing appropriate Use Cases.
    • Support Project-/Product Owner to evaluate and Quantify above mentioned Use Cases by performing a Cost-Benefit analysis.
    • Assist functional teams to Streamline Business Processes.
    • Develop ET Platform and Data & Analytics Solutions:
    • Unpack and document business requirements. Execute on projects requiring IT systems implementation.
    • Meet with relevant business representatives to establish, understand and document detailed business requirements to be met for each project scope.
    • Compile and agree a scope definition document as well as functional specification document and ensure that full sign off is achieved prior to implementation.
    • Agree to a project scope and compile the functional specifications. Serve as a liaison between the Business and technical consultants to ensure the implementation of identified system enhancements for ET.
    • Review and analyse technical specification documents prior to sign off by the Applications Manager and handover to developer(s).
    • Prepare the project plan by engaging all relevant parties. Plan for project-related hardware and software requirements by liaising on an on- going basis with the infrastructure team and external software supplier(s).
    • Adhere to ways of working & governance. Ensure effective communication.
    • Serve as a liaison between the business and technical consultants.
    • Provide post-implementation guidance and support to all end-users.

    Provide Support and Training:

    • Lead & support Empty Trips on their digital upskilling journey.
    • Work in conjunction with the learning team, super users and citizen analysts to deliver and conduct end user training on existing and new data analytics solutions. Assist business users in resolving data related issues.
    • Provide clear problem definition and liaise with necessary technical experts / external consultants to resolve technical issues.
    • Assist end users to resolve ET Driver App related issues across the empty trips business.
    • Resolve calls logged on service management system within agreed SLA.
    • Provide clear problem definition and liaise with the necessary technical experts/external consultants to resolve technical SAP issues.
    • Work in conjunction with the learning team and super users to deliver and where required conduct end user training on existing and new business system functionality.
    • Create and maintain user training manuals and e-learning material in conjunction with the business (super users) and learning team. Conduct user assessments with the business users following training or as required.
    • Analyse reports on user knowledge and skills gaps provided by the learning team to identify training needs.
    • Work in conjunction with the learning department to roll out ongoing end user training as required.
    • Be prepared to travel from time to time as per business operations and project needs.
    • Support the business after hours as and when required in order to maintain systems, meet operational and project requirements.

    Develop Technical Expertise:

    • Develop specialist knowledge of the relevant technologies to support ET.

    System Opportunity Identification:

    • Support the Applications Manager and the Business in identifying IT application solutions to address key Business requirements and to enhance the ET business solution.
    • Quantify savings and efficiencies related to these opportunities and draw up business case documentation for submission to the ET Managing Exec.

    System Auditing:

    • Conduct regular system compliance audits for the empty trips system.
    • Report on system non-compliance by users to the Applications Manager.
    • Identify and highlight business risk to the Applications Manager as a result of non-compliance.
    • Recommend compensating controls to the Applications Manager.

    Problem Solving:

    • Gain a good understanding of the end-to-end business process and how this is supported by the various technologies including integrated systems.
    • Have the ability to identify how issues fit into the overall platform and work methodically through a problem solve, from the symptom to the root cause and institute corrective actions.

    Customer Relationships:

    • The ET business analyst will be required to interact and manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and act as the ET IT Lead.
    • Key internal stakeholders include the ET business team headed up by the Managing Executive.
    • Key external customers include the ET Shippers and ET Carriers (provide second line support should there be a technical query which requires feedback and/or resolution).
    • Other external stakeholders include 3rd party service providers and partners working to support the ET Platform.

    Closing Date: 20th, May 2022

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