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  • Posted: May 6, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • For over 100 years, Nestl South Africa has delivered on its Good Food, Good Life promise to its consumers, ensuring that they are always able to access our established, well-loved brands as well as new and innovative products that respond to their evolving needs. We exist to DELIGHT our CONSUMERS who have enabled the growth of our business and company by ...
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    Automation Engineer

    Position Summary

    Provide factory/site engineering with the required competence on Factory Automation System (FAS), Process Control System effectively and support manufacturing operational activities and continuously improve manufacturing performance. The Automation engineering is a cross-functional discipline that requires proportional knowledge in hardware and software development and their applications.

    A day in the life of...

    • Propose and implement work processes, procedures and technical resources in accordance with the Engineering Policy, Key Principles and the Electricity & Automation – Manufacturing Execution System (E&A-MES)
    • Coordinate personnel (e.g. technicians, instrument fitters, contractors etc.) to ensure the Automation and MES objectives are satisfied.
    • Propose and control the Automation and MES component of the site M&I budget and any capital projects.
    • Propose and monitor the Automation and MES in accordance with the key performance indicators.
    • Demonstrate and promote the company's values and integrate them within Automation and MES.
    • Management of the Instrument Electrical and Automation Personnel.
    • Ensure that there exists within the Automation and MES team an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations. That all team members are encouraged never to implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under his/her own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and the environment. No compromises should be tolerated.
    • Ensure that all Automation and MES personnel are correctly trained and certified in accordance with the local laws.

    What will make you successful

    • Degree/Diploma in engineering, preferably electrical/Instrumentation engineering.
    • Minimum 5 years experience in the field of electricity and automation in a manufacturing facility. 
    • Experience in Digital Monitoring System (DMO)
    • Must have Analytical Skills

    Closing Date: 10th, May 2022

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    Assistant Factory Controller

    Working in Mosselbay as an Assistant Factory Controller you will be responsible to provide efficient, effective and accurate costing support and advice to meet business (Corporate, Division and factory) objectives, consistent with Nestle policies.

    A day in the life of a Assistant Factory Controller

    Decision Support: Provision of accurate and timely detailed product costings. Variance analysis and reporting (weekly, monthly, yearly). Assist with Preparation of the Standard Cost Budget and Revisions and submit on a timely basis. Co-ordination and Involvement in new product development teams – costings for feasibility studies

    Operational: Ensure audit guidelines and Nestle Accounting policy is observed. Education of shop-floor staff in use of SAP to improve material/labour control. Maintenance of data integrity for SAP. Implement procedure to avoid write offs, and ensure that obsolete and redundant materials are identified and written off in accordance with head office directives. Petty Cash disbursement and replenishment

    Co-ordination and Involvement in new product development teams: Costings for feasibility studies. Provision of accurate monthly Actual Cost Calculation with consistent adherence to Period End Close timelines. Ensure that the Nestle Costing Standards Guidelines and Methodologies are observed and applied consistently.               

    Validate and analyses financial and accounting information pertaining to the factory for Management and employees. Preparation of the monthly Raw and Packing materials Working Capital reporting. Involvement with all departments in Continuous Improvements initiatives.

     Involvement in shop-floor control, daily process order variance meetings with production department Management Teams. Supporting Factory Controller in decision support activities such as, what if analysis, EBA calculations etc. Adhoc Projects. Monitor and Control factory fixed cost.                

    What will make you successful

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Manufacturing Accounting.
    • FMCG or Manufacturing environment experience 
    • Someone with a strong compliance background
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar.

    Closing Date: 10th, May 2022

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    T-HUB Lead

    Position Summary

    The Hub Leader is the future leader of the T-Hub Transportation organization and is the line manager for all resources within Hub scope and the thought leader tasked with meeting business objectives and accomplishing hub-wide engagement. This role develops and implements carrier sourcing strategies, transportation mode optimization, best in class planning and execution performance, methods to improve on-time delivery metrics while meeting budget targets, and driving operational alignment of transportation strategies with business initiatives.

    The role ensures direct reports engage in ethical and sustainable practices. Drives recruitment and succession planning for the development of a sustainable best in class, forward-looking transportation hub team capable of providing solutions to complex issues and problems at strategic, tactical, and executional levels..

    A day in the life of...

    • Understand and champion the implementation and maintenance of underlying transportation strategies stipulated in the Transportation Management from Freight Procurement through Planning and Execution to Continuous Improvement
    • Provide thought leadership when translating operational strategy and policy to empower T-Hub associates and supervisors to be engaged in active transportation management and proactive operational excellence
    • Identify and develop sustainable total delivered cost savings initiatives through the effective collaboration and stakeholder management alongside upstream supply chain and technical/production partners
    • Identify and develop sustainable service and performance improvement initiatives through effective collaboration and stakeholder management alongside customer facing supply chain teams and sales teams
    • Act as representative of Nestlé Transportation within industry and champion inter-enterprise collaboration and benchmarking initiatives
    • Act as an above-market representative, participate in best-practices sharing, and assist in the development of transportation management competencies across NiM's to drive holistic benefits for Nestlé Supply Chain                                             

    What will make you successful

    • 10 + years of transportation, supply chain, or procurement experience                   
    • Proven track record of thought leadership and business transformation leadership                     
    • Experience with frontline labor interaction and management                  
    • Experience with, or within, multiple functional facets of supply chain                       
    • University Degree/ Diploma level education

    Closing Date: 11th, May 2022

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