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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The VKB Group is a modern, dynamic and leading agricultural enterprise that has for the past 100 years, constantly focused on progressively managing solutions for the changing and various needs of agricultural producers and related stakeholders. Its head office is in Reitz, approximately 200km south of Johannesburg. The VKB Group as a top agricultural com...
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    General Worker - VKB Retail, Warden

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    • Performs general tasks, requiring the briefest induction

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Grade 12 or NQF4 
    • Code C1 driver's license
    • Load and offload of stock 
    • Keeping premises clean and tidy 
    • Stock control 
    • Client service 
    • Able to perform hard manual labour 
    • Constantly adding value to the function of the job

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsible for general tidiness 
    • Cleaning duties 
    • Ad hoc duties as assigned from time to time 
    • Assist customers/suppliers with loading and offloading of stock as required according to policies and procedures 
    • General housekeeping of premises
    • Customer services

    SKILLS REQUIRED

    • Service orientation 
    • Accurate, thorough and precise 
    • Excellent health

    Closing Date: 17th, June 2022

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    Shift Manager - Q-Pro Feeds, Bethlehem

    Job Purpose

    The incumbent will be required to supervise staff, organise and monitor workflow on a shift basis. To maximize plant performance in a safe, legal and cost-effective manner within specification by utilizing available resources.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Leading a team that is responsible for the total production function in terms of functional responsibilities of all equipment
    • Aligning, guiding and co-coordinating the activities of a team to utilize the skills and experience of each team member to achieve targets in terms of production volumes, quality, uptime, safety, costs and staff development.
    • To keep management up to date of all risk, plant, equipment, people and quality issues
    • Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, disciplining employees, initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems policies and procedures.
    • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process, setting processing variables, observing control points and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, studying methods, implementing cost reductions, facilitating corrections to malfunctions, within process control points.
    • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, resolving problems, reporting results of the processing flow on shift production sheets.
    • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing standards
    • Provides manufacturing information by compiling production performance records.
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment, maintains compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • Manage the shift change over
    • Daily monitoring of actual production against the planned targets
    • Record keeping of all downtime (Man, Machine, and System) and provide feedback in daily production meeting
    • Ensure works force understands the expectations and that performance vs expectations are clearly understood.
    • Identifying and reporting quality problems to the Line Manager/QA Manager.
    • Taking full responsibilities for the entire plant’s functions over night and weekends when on duty.

    Requirements:

    • At least 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role in a animal feed plant
    • Previous experience leading a production team (preferably in feed) would be an advantage
    • Hands on technical/troubleshooting experience will be beneficial
    • Sound knowledge of ISO 14000, 14001 and 9001
    • Must be literate and able to read and write English
    • Must be willing to work shifts
    • May also need to assist the maintenance technician if required from time to time.

    Skills:

    • Analytical and Organisational skills
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Sound product knowledge
    • Computer Literacy
    • Industrial Relation Skills
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Self-driven
    • Assertiveness
    • Work Pride
    • Good Communication skills – written and verbal

    Closing Date: 17th, June 2022

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    Input Trade Marketer - VKB Retail, Kwazulu-Natal Area

    Job Description

    • Market business unit with profit motive within the VKB Group though marketing of product groups (seed , fertilizer, animal feeds, animal health, fencing, fuel and packing material).

    Requirements

    • Grade 12/NQF4
    • Tertiary qualification and AVCASA will be advantageous
    • At least 5 years' experience in a similar position
    • Demonstrated record of success as a marketer

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Effectively market relevant Inputs within the VKB Area
    • Responsible for growth of business unit above inflation targets
    • Financing of chemicals
    • Attend farmer days to grow network and client base
    • Regular visits to farmers to build and maintain relationships
    • Timeous resolution of customer complaints
    • Continuous communication with internal and external clients to ensure effective completion of orders and administrative work

    Skills Required

    • Conflict management
    • Negotiation skills
    • Quick decision making
    • Innovative and organized
    • Able to work independently 

    Closing Date: 16th, June 2022

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    Branch Marketer - VKB Retail, Villiers

    Job Description

    • Sells the organization's merchandise according to agreed targets. Effectively market stock to customers, manage stock control to ensure constant availability of stock to clients.

    Requirements

    • Grade 12 or NQF 4
    • Previous experience in agriculture will serve as recommendation
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Orientation towards marketing and client service
    • Team orientated
    • Willing to undergo continuous training

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Stock control
    • Stock orders
    • Marketing of agricultural commodities
    • Other ad-hoc job related duties
    • Continuously rendering customer service of high standard to walk-in customers, telephonically and via email medium

    Skills

    • Merchandising skills
    • Conflict management skills
    • Basic computer skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Sound sales and interpersonal skills

    Closing Date: 16th, June 2022

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    Branch Manager - VKB Retail, Danielsrus

    Job Function

    • The successful candidate will be responsible for the profitable management of the Retail Branch in Danielsrus.

    Job Requirements

    • Grade 12/ NQF 4
    • 5 - 7 years' experience in the management of a Retail Branch
    • Proven Track record in the positive management of an agri-business will be compulsory
    • Ability to manage medium to large teams
    • Continuously adding value to the industry through reaching the organizations' strategic and operational goals
    • Willing to work afterhours as and when required based on operational requirements
    • Intermediate to advanced level of MS Office

    Job Description

    • Financial management of business unit
    • Stock management within the VKB Group framework
    • Personnel management including mentoring of staff
    • General management to ensure all VKB Policies are applied
    • Excellent customer service including dealing with queries and complaints
    • Ability to be creative in striving to continuously exceed goals and targets
    • Ensure business unit comply with all relevant legislation

    Skills

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Marketing skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain long term business relationships
    • Business Acumen
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to lead branch to success
    • Conflict Management
    • Personal Resilience
    • Presentation skills
    • Communication skills
    • Mentoring

    Closing Date: 17th, June 2022

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    Branch Manager - VKB Retail, Memel

    Job Function

    • The successful candidate will be responsible for the profitable management of the Retail Branch in Danielsrus.

    Job Requirements

    • Grade 12/ NQF 4
    • 5 - 7 years' experience in the management of a Retail Branch
    • Proven Track record in the positive management of an agri-business will be compulsory
    • Ability to manage medium to large teams
    • Continuously adding value to the industry through reaching the organizations' strategic and operational goals
    • Willing to work afterhours as and when required based on operational requirements
    • Intermediate to advanced level of MS Office

    Job Description

    • Financial management of business unit
    • Stock management within the VKB Group framework
    • Personnel management including mentoring of staff
    • General management to ensure all VKB Policies are applied
    • Excellent customer service including dealing with queries and complaints
    • Ability to be creative in striving to continuously exceed goals and targets
    • Ensure business unit comply with all relevant legislation

    Skills

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Marketing skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain long term business relationships
    • Business Acumen
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to lead branch to success
    • Conflict Management
    • Personal Resilience
    • Presentation skills
    • Communication skills
    • Mentoring

    Closing Date: 16th, June 2022

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    Quality Control Supervisor - Qpro Feeds, Vrede

    Job Description

    The Quality Control Supervisor is responsible for the quality assurance of the raw materials as well as final products produced by Q-Pro Feeds. Good Manufacturing Practices as well as ISO System Management will form an integral part of this role whilst ensuring that the laboratory is a world-class testing facility.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • National Diploma in Animal Nutrition required.
    • Min 3-5 years related experience in animal feed / factory environment.
    • Knowledge required:
    1. Quality processes within production environment, product and raw materials.
    2. Handling of test and measurement equipment.
    3. Knowledge of the South African Act of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations 85, 1993.
    4. Knowledge of SABS ISO: 9001-2008 standards, GMP and AFMA code and Act 36.
    • Computer literate (Excel – Intermediate required, Word and email)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Check NIR analysis of all incoming raw materials and finished goods daily
    • Control of urease analysis of full-fat and soybean oil cake, record result on data basis - each load received to be tested
    • Collect all NIR data and plot on graphs weekly. Compare NIR data to Wet Chem analysis to determine any variation in raw material / finished product quality - report to management when there are deviations.
    • Control of the following: Sieve and Fraction tests, Density, visual raw material and finished product samples. Rejected product batches and reworked product
    • Control of test and measurement equipment matrix to ensure everyone is always up to standard and specifications. Calibration certificates are recorded (6 monthly or as and when required) - expired stock, available stock etc.
    • FP Moisture monitoring on daily basis
    • Where information is not completed, provide reasons for non-compliance.
    • Daily monitoring of accuracy of Fat coating process
    • Checking preparation and sending of RM & FP samples to specific Institutions for verification of inclusion %
    • Taking samples for Salmonella (truck registration, compartment where tested) & cfu monitoring, supervision of Dusting in all relevant areas (Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)
    • Moisture & Temperature monitoring of all incoming Chop and Soya OC loads, bunker temp and moisture to be recorded daily (graphs)
    • Send away Wetchem schedule samples & outlier feed samples for verification - Notify, keep submissions & results on file for reference purposes
    • Check standard and cleanliness of Laboratory
    • Measuring performance, do job observations every 3 months
    • Management and coordination of monthly meetings to handle all quality & personnel issues
    • Schedule service and calibration for measurement equipment as required
    • Coordination of internal and external training for Laboratory Operators
    • Overseeing the taking of accurate samples for testing to prevent unnecessary costs.
    • Adherence to lab expense budget in terms of Wetchem submissions and lab equipment.
    • Control and coordinate the laboratory functions.
    • Maintain laboratory equipment and records in a neat and orderly manner according to established standards and procedures.
    • Ensure that the LAB data base is up to date.
    • Monthly audits in accordance with ISO and AFMA Standards
    • Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and work instructions pertaining to quality and food safety
    • To liaise with manager on an ongoing basis to ensure the quality of services and products.
    • To train, mentor and coach all relevant employees to maintain standards, practices and processes.
    • Report on Feed Additive inclusion via scheduled analysis to ensure quality of finished products.
    • Reporting on quality trends and data capturing.

    Skills Required

    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Problem solving
    • Ability to provide clear direction
    • Planning and scheduling
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Personal Resilience
    • Excellent communication skills – spoken and written
    • Ability to work and lead a team
    • Be innovative / take initiative

    Closing Date: 17th, June 2022

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    Senior Administrator Farm Services - Grain Field Chickens Head Office, Reitz

    Job Description

    • Responsible for developing, documenting and supporting standardized/ or customized reports and administrative responsibilities.

    Requirements

    • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 equivalent.
    • Certificate / Diploma in Office Administration will be advantageous.
    • 2 - 5 Years’ Admin/ data-capturing experience.
    • Prior admin experience in an abattoir/ agricultural environment will be advantageous.
    • Good understanding of invoicing.
    • Knowledge of Avihance and NAV.
    • Demonstratable Computer literacy: Excel, Word and Outlook.
    • A willingness to work overtime, incl. on weekends when required.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Accurate data capturing.
    • Farm Reports
    • Ordering of feed.
    • General filing of documents within required deadline.
    • Compiling reports, scheduling of meetings and taking minutes.
    • Capturing of data on Avimune.
    • Scanning of documents.
    • Scheduling of broilers, shavings and running repairs or broiler houses.
    • Preparation of yearly tenders.
    • Liaise and assist with contentious communication between growers and suppliers.
    • Administration and submission of insurance claims.
    • Requisition and compiling of broiler and feed prices.
    • Assist in the planning and organization of events.
    • Any other tasks as may be required by line manager.

    Skills Required

    • Logical thinking.
    • Data capturing and analyzing skills.
    • Statistical analyzing skills
    • Communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Must be well-organized.

    Closing Date: 12th, June 2022

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    Machine Minder - Grain Field Chickens Abattoir , Reitz

    Job Description

    Responsible for operating the fillet line in accordance with standard operating procedures.

    Job requirements

    • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 equivalent.
    • N2 Mechanical Engineering.
    • 1 to 2 Years proven experience as a machine operator within the FMCG environment.
    • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery.
    • A willingness to work overtime, shifts and weekends when required.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Set up fillets (calibration, cleaning etc) to start production cycle.
    • Control and adjust fillets line settings (e.g. speed).
    • Visual inspection of machines daily.
    • Fix issues that might occur during the shift.
    • Perform other duties as may be required by line manager.

     Skills and Abilities required

    • Understanding of production procedures.
    • Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
    • Ability to read manuals.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Team player.
    • Able to work under pressure.

    Closing Date: 10th, June 2022

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    Forklift Driver - Grain Field Chickens Abattoir , Reitz

    Job Description

    To engage in operating a power-driven mobile hoist or fork-lift with a lifting capacity exceeding 6 000 kg used in the loading, unloading, moving or stacking of goods and/ or pallets, but does not include an internal motor vehicle in alignment with predefined work objectives (as per agreed standard operating procedures). 

    Job requirements

    • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 Equivalent.
    • Forklift License is required.
    • A clear criminal record is a must.
    • At least 1 year experience as Forklift driver in a similar environment.
    • Position is based in a fast-paced plant manufacturing/ warehouse setting.
    • Exposed to loud noise, moving machinery and production equipment.
    • Exposed to extreme temperatures and dust.
    • Must be able and willing to work overtime including shifts and weekends when required.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Conduct daily forklift inspections and follow safe forklift operating procedures.
    • Pre-inspection of forklift and completion of forklift checklist before start of shift.
    • Assist truck driver/s by ensuring that vehicles are unloaded in a timely manner.
    • Operate forklift to assist team members in picking, staging, loading, unloading, rotation, and storage of product.
    • Assist to repack sales orders and loading orders.
    • Immediately report all damage and shrinkage as per Company Policy.
    • Requires flexibility with schedule including break times when needed.
    • Perform any other duties as may be required by management.

    Skills and Abilities required

    • Good communication skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent client service skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Ability to function independently and in a team.

    Closing Date: 10th, June 2022

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    Desktop Engineer - VKB I&T, Polokwane

    Job Description

    • Diagnose faults in computer hardware and peripheral equipment and carries out repairs. Responsible for regular maintenance of network users and resources.

    Requirements

    • Grade 12/NQF4
    • Prepared to travel
    • Prepared to work outside normal working hours and give assistance on a regular basis

    Duties And Responsibilities

    • Analysing and resolving problems on a continual basis which personnel may have with hardware and/or software
    • Installation and configuration of hardware as specified within the operational policy of VKB.
    • Complying with the Group Risk Management Policy.
    • Solving and coordinating client complaints and enquiries on an ongoing basis.
    • Continuous liaison within the department and internal departments in the Group to maintain long- term relationships and to deliver quality service.
    • Mentor and train all involved staff/personnel to maintain standards, practices and processes.
    • Complete all training interventions as requested by direct supervisor/manager successfully.
    • Be familiar with of all new technologies, products, processes, practices and techniques by self-study and attending approved training interventions.

    Skills Required

    • Problem definition and analyses
    • Communication
    • Maintaining long term relationships
    • Teamwork
    • Organising
    • Planning
    • Personal resilience

    Closing Date: 10th, June 2022

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