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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    National Treasury Cashbook Clerk

    Job Description    

    • RCL Foods is on the look for a National Treasury Cashbook clerk. The successful incumbent will be responsible for administering all cashbook and banking functions for all National Head Office bank accounts.

    Minimum Requirements    

    •  3-year degree / diploma in accounting preferable (extensive experience and proven track record will be considered as alternative)
    •  Minimum of 2 years’ experience finance function is essential
    •  Proven experience in a SAP environment

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Bank Statement Administration

    •  Print bank statements and process on SAP on a daily basis.
    •  Liaise with the Credit Department and the relevant bank to address identified queries on statements.
    •  Clearing of all bank sub accounts to zero.
    •  All Bank Accounts with statements must agree back to the Statement.

    Treasury and Cashflow

    •  Obtain the daily cash requirements from Business.
    •  Submit an updated cash request on the cashflow template with support for approval.
    •  Load approved cash requests on Kyriba.

    Daily Cashbook payments

    •  Perform transfers to Treasury, if applicable
    •  Based on cash request, load payments for approval.
    •  Email the respective approvers, the approved workflow for the payment with support (EFT requisition, invoice etc)

    Foreign Payments

    •  Once Foreign deals are received, load the payments on the Forex banking system for approval with the support.

    Customs VAT

    •  Maintain a customs VAT schedule for all imports.
    •  Reconcile the schedule to the General Ledger monthly.


    •  Perform the monthly Vector Intercompany recon.
    •  Capture Interest splits for loans with Treasury.
    •  Perform a bank recon for local and CFC accounts.

    Ad Hoc Administration

    •  File and safeguard records within area of responsibility.
    •  Compile ad hoc spread sheets.
    •  Perform bank verifications for the Master data team

    Effective Teamwork and Self-Management

    •  Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and selfdevelopment.
    •  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 colleague’s expectations and communicate appropriately.
    •  Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

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    Management Accountant

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is currently looking for a Management Accountant (Operations) to join the Milling team. The role will be based in Pretoria West_reports to the Commercial Manager and requires an analytical individual with commercial and operations experience

    The Management Accountant will be dealing with key issues in providing support and technical input to the commercial and ops teams to deliver insightful analysis, drive process improvement (operations and reporting) in line with the RCL strategy and ultimately maximize business value

    • Minimum Requirements    
    • Minimum B.COM Accounting/Management Accounting (non-negotiable) and in final levels of a CIMA qualification
    • Honours Degree Advantageous
    • At least 5 years operational cost and management accounting experience, including commercial costing
    • Manufacturing or complex plant experience required
    • Syspro or SAP experience ideal

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Through close interaction with senior management, commercial and financial accounting teams, operations and other functional stakeholders, deliver on the following:


    • Overall responsibility for the Capex process and adherence
    • to the relevant Limits of Authority for the Division.
    • Review all capex applications prior to submission and provide commercial / business case input as appropriate
    • Calculation of return on investment for proposed business plan capital projects in order to assist management with prioritisation of Capex, and ensuring that capital business plans are aligned with group allocation of funds
    • Coordinate post capex implementation reviews
    • Manage actual vs target vs forecast spend monthly
    • Submit all required capex-based reporting to RCL HO in accordance with the national time scheduling and guidelines


    • Overall cost centre management and maintenance
    • Cost reviews and Variance analysis
    • Empower cost centre owners to manage their spend through maintenance, development and monitoring of appropriate trackers
    • Identification and management of cost saving opportunities
    • Tracking cost and efficiency initiatives
    • Month-end close reviews
    • Review and maintain rate tables in the ERP where required


    • Weekly performance Dashboards & Trackers
    • Drafting inputs to flash reporting, dashboards, variance analysis reports & commentary
    • Savings pipelines tracking and reporting
    • Draft deliverables including quantitative analysis and explanations for deviations against demonstrated norms
    • Driving the month-end timetable i.e. stock counts
    • Ad hoc reporting where required


    • Maintain product costing system.
    • Develop, oversee and drive momentum of continuous BOM and routing audit processes to be conducted by Processing and QA resources.
    • Support initiatives designed to control costs and maximise profitability.
    • Review and provide insight into proposed changes to product costs (as a result of trials or change in specifications) and new product proposals.
    • Maintain the integrity and support proper execution of the NPD approval process for BOM changes/additions.
    • Load new BOM’s for trial codes requested from Master Data
    • Calculate and implement any approved changes to product costing, clearly outlining the impact of such changes on the cost base and ultimately, profitability.
    • Monitor, review and provide feedback on the actual impact of changes that have been made and new product costing as part of the “post launch” process


    • Maintain / develop flexible and robust forecasting tools and models
    • Supporting the annual business plan and quarterly forecasting processes for all operations in accordance with the national time scheduling and guidelines
    • Expense business plan for the service functions of the operations in line with national guidelines and economic indicators
    • Reporting of the business plan and quarterly forecasts according to the
    • formats supplied by National Office
    • Assist with the preparation, consolidation and review of plans and budgets for the unit (Operational and Capex).
    • Aids operations regarding general budgeting and financial reporting needs, including business plans, costing and pricing proposals, etc.


    • Coordinate the process of monthly stock count and communicate with related teams
    • Investigate stock variances and take corrective action
    • Assess the stock control procedures on a continuous basis ensuring proper internal controls
    • Compile reformulation variance reports and tracking of corrective actions
    • Analyse and report to HO monthly reformulation variance including explanations
    • Initiate corresponding financial entries regarding stock take variances


    • Ensure that RCL Foods ethical standards and the requirements of the RPM are adhered to
    • Report and or escalate any areas of non- compliance appropriately


    • Drive complete, accurate and timeous operational KPI reporting by ops teams
    • Share relevant data with management teams to enable reliable business decision making


    • Drive optimisation of current financial operations to realise strategic objectives of the business
    • Provides support to all commercial projects


    • Provide expertise in management team meetings and recommend solutions based on findings
    • Provide technical expertise and training to internal customers and colleagues


    • Timeliness, accuracy and completeness of deliverables
    • Customer satisfaction rating

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    Van Sheet Clerk

    Job Description    
    A vacancy exists for a Van Sheet Clerk at our Baking Division in Krugersdorp. This position will report to the Depot Controller. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the accurate capturing of Driver Salesmen transaction information to reflect accurate and correct driver balances. Incumbent needs to have accounting and finance background either as previous studies and / or currently towards a qualification in the accounting or finance field.
    Minimum Requirements    
    - Grade 12 (Matric)
    - Finance or Accounting qualification will be an added advantage
    - At least 2 years' experience in FMCG / Retail environment
    - Good written and verbal communication
    - Accuracy essential
    - Attention to detail
    - Strong routine administrative skills
    - Problem solving skills
    - Computer literacy – Syspro and Excel
    Duties & Responsibilities    
    1. Van Sheet Processing
    - Process driver van sheets and internal documents accurately and to the satisfaction of the Financial Manager (Stock in van, Credit notes, Credit returns, Manual invoices, etc).
    - All processing for the previous day to be completed by 11h00 the next morning.
    - Maintaining good relations with drivers and assisting with drivers route orders.
    -Assist with the processing of sales order if and when needed.
    - Immediately report any pricing differences to the relevant responsible person and the Van Sheet Supervisor.
    - Scan all Claims on QDocs and save the information to the appropriate QDocs inbox.
    - Ensure that the payment has been processed and appears on the front page before printing the driver van sheets.
    - Check all outstanding PODS on QDocs expectation report and follow up with the relevant driver/s thereof.
    - Ensure that the QDoc inbox is cleared by matching all claims with the relevant credit note number from each user before commencing with the current day’s work.
    - Ensure that all generated credit notes are attached to the actual claims.

    2. Printing
    - Print driver recon, customer pricing and route balancing report for each driver when required.

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    Human Resources Business Partner

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is on the hunt for an HR Business Partner to join our Chicken Division (Processing). The role will be responsible for the KZN Region (Processing).

    The Talent Acquisition team is searching for a high-impact HR professional, the ideal candidate would have managed multiple sites, had exposure to leading HR transformation initiatives, and extensive IR knowledge.

    • The purpose of the role is to support the implementation of HR strategy in the business by ensuring that the HR delivery is fully aligned to business goals within their functions.
    • To utilize the talent development process and tools delivered by the Organizational Efficiency Team in order to provide and develop the diverse talent pipeline for the short-term needs of the company.
    • To bring HR insight (including Employee and Industrial Relations) to bear on all people-related issues (people, capabilities, organization, leadership, and culture) and to be a “trusted advisor” to management

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Degree in Human Resource Management.
    • Valid Code EB drivers’ license.
    • Must have at least 5 years experience as an HR generalist, of which 1 year must be in an advisory role.
    • Employee Relations Management is essential

    The successful candidate will display the following leadership standards:

    • Provide inspirational leadership.
    • Create a culture of execution.
    • Display business insight and innovate.
    • Develop customer service obsession.
    • Develop commitment through engagement.
    • Capable to work within matrix organization structures.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Workforce Strategy and Plan Formulation
    • Work in partnership with the regional leadership team to establish the HR strategies and plans necessary to support the achievement of SIA targets.
    • Work closely with managers to identify and develop future staffing and talent needs.
    • Monitor the achievement of strategies and plans and adjust, when necessary.

    Talent Attraction and Management

    • Support the activation of the talent strategy for the business by developing insight and analysis of people-related business issues and opportunities, through the utilization of the Centre of Excellence (e.g. talent management tools/processes and metrics).
    • Manage the recruitment, selection, and appointment process, ensuring that the right person for the job is appointed.
    • Analyze workforce information and productivity measures and work with plant or regional managers to implement effective performance management and appraisal system.
    • Analyze the results of the process and facilitate the implementation of interventions to improve performance results.
    • Manage the succession planning process in the plant or region.
    • Manage the employment equity of the plant or region.
    • Oversee terminations and exits according to policy guidelines.

    Talent Development

    • Identify specific employment and development issues from workforce trends and staff feedback mechanisms. Drive the implementation of training, mentoring, and coaching programs to address the identified need. Monitor and assess the impact of the training on individual and regional performance.

    Workforce Modernisation

    • Act as an advocate of change and modernization in support of business and HR strategies.
    • Identify and implement workforce modernization (including identification of new ways of working, role redesign, and improved performance measurement systems) opportunities that support effective and efficient production and operations.

    HR Practice Management

    • Champion best practice human resource management.
    • Influence key business decisions to ensure the effective management of staff through the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of best practice. This will include the training and coaching of managers in HR policy and practice and the monitoring and development of best practices to embrace diversity in the workforce.
    • Support the collection of HR/organisational effectiveness metrics and measurement for the business across an HR lifecycle.
    • Interface with HR service providers for delivery of core HR services to the business and monitor quality and timeliness of service provision.
    • Escalates HR service provision issues through the Functional HRBP.

    Employee Relations

    • Lead management in employee relations and conflict resolution.
    • Manage and monitor conduct/misconduct, disciplinaries, and grievances in the plant or region.
    • Advise managers on complex employee relations issues.
    • Support the business with the employee and industrial relations by having knowledge of legislative requirements, an understanding of the impact on the organization, and developing a relationship with the works council, unions, government, regulatory bodies, and the community.
    • Encourage groups and individuals to work collaboratively by focusing on the common purpose of the team.

    Change Management

    • Lead (and project manage) key HR initiatives and change programs to ensure that they are delivered in accordance with agreed requirements realizing effective coordination of people and resources.
    • Ensure that, as appropriate, such initiatives are embedded and the benefits realized.
    • Lead the process of staff involvement.
    • Facilitate the creation of strong communication plans to ensure clarity, understanding, and alignment of regional initiatives.
    • Act as a catalyst for building organizational effectiveness within the region.


    • Advise, coach, and support managers on the wide range of staff leadership activities, ranging from the design, implementation, and leadership of change programs, to the management of individual cases, in order to ensure that all staff is managed efficiently and effectively and in accordance with organizational practice.
    • Enhance leadership capability through workforce models and development of people management skills.
    • Increase organizational competence through mediation and other techniques.
    • Support managers in fostering a supportive culture through appropriate initiatives.

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    Warehouse Clerk

    Job Description    
    GRV Administration

    •  Ensure compliance with established procedures and Company standards to maintain effective control over Administrative processes.
    •  Implement required documentation and categorisation per Group standards.
    •  Receive and match GRV's accurately and timeously

    Billing Administration

    •  Ensure that loading documents are captured correctly
    •  Systematically pick stock according to FIFO
    •  Print picking, checking and loading documents
    •  Blind checks to be conducted and balanced back to picking requirement before billing.


    •  Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained inside the cold room.
    •  Maintain cleaning equipment and ensure correct storage.
    •  Ensure that stacking is neat, square and secure

    Cold Chain / Temperature Checking

    •  Take daily temperatures.
    •  Maintain records of all temperatures.
    •  Report any problems to the Shift Warehouse Controller.
    •  Cold Chain to be maintained at all times

    Stock Control

    •  Ensure products get stacked correctly and securely, i.e. light on heavy.
    •  Ensure no products get manhandled - thrown or dropped.
    •  Ensure no product is left outside the cold room.

    Conduct Stock Count Preparations

    •  Assists to prepare the warehouse for the stock count.
    •  Ensure all damaged stock has been isolated and notes have been placed.
    •  Ensure easy access to product for counting purposes.
    •  Conduct daily stock counting as requested by the Warehouse Shift Controller

    Loading Rate Maintenance and Monitoring

    •  Maintain and monitor the loading rate (speed and accuracy).
    •  Complete performance sheets and record time lost or any other problems.


    •  Clock in and out at correct times.
    •  Keep overtime at a minimum.
    •  Report late coming to the Shift Warehouse Controller

    Occupational Health and Safety Compliance

    •  Observe compliance with the health and safety regulations / ISO requirements.
    •  Ensure a high level of housekeeping, fire and accident prevention, safe work practices and proper job instructions.

    Good Handling Practices

    •  Ensure loading and freezer door are kept closed.
    •  Ensure a glass free area by covering glass fixtures and not allowing cups and bottles near any product.
    •  Ensure trucks are pre-cooled.

    Teamwork and Self-Management

    •  Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and self- development.
    •  Gives work instructions to Loaders, Forklift Drivers, Reach Truck Drivers and Pickers in the absence of the Shift Warehouse Controller.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Matric, basic numeracy will be an added advantage
    • Minimum of 1 years’ warehousing or similar functional experience


    • Warehouse-based stock and handling processes
    • Warehouse methodologies and principles
    • Stock checking principles and practices
    • SAP
    • Completion of pre-vehicle checklist
    • Behaviour Standards
    • Be brilliant at the basics
    • Face the brutal facts
    • Smash the silos
    • Lead with integrity, respect and energy
    • Be curious and challenge change
    • Take accountability for results and people

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • GRV Administration
    • Ensure compliance with established procedures and Company standards to maintain effective control over Administrative processes.
    • Implement required documentation and categorisation per Group standards.
    • Receive and match GRV's accurately and timeously

    Billing Administration

    • Ensure that loading documents are captured correctly
    • Systematically pick stock according to FIFO
    • Print picking, checking and loading documents
    • Blind checks to be conducted and balanced back to picking requirement before billing.


    • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained inside the cold room.
    • Maintain cleaning equipment and ensure correct storage.
    • Ensure that stacking is neat, square and secure
    • Cold Chain / Temperature Checking

    Take daily temperatures.

    • Maintain records of all temperatures.
    • Report any problems to the Shift Warehouse Controller.
    • Cold Chain to be maintained at all times

    Stock Control

    • Ensure products get stacked correctly and securely, i.e. light on heavy.
    • Ensure no products get manhandled - thrown or dropped.
    • Ensure no product is left outside the cold room.
    • Conduct Stock Count Preparations
    • Assists to prepare the warehouse for the stock count.
    • Ensure all damaged stock has been isolated and notes have been placed.
    • Ensure easy access to product for counting purposes.
    • Conduct daily stock counting as requested by the Warehouse Shift Controller
    • Loading Rate Maintenance and Monitoring
    • Maintain and monitor the loading rate (speed and accuracy).
    • Complete performance sheets and record time lost or any other problems.


    • Clock in and out at correct times.
    • Keep overtime at a minimum.
    • Report late coming to the Shift Warehouse Controller
    • Occupational Health and Safety Compliance
    • Observe compliance with the health and safety regulations / ISO requirements.
    • Ensure a high level of housekeeping, fire and accident prevention, safe work practices and proper job instructions.

    Good Handling Practices

    • Ensure loading and freezer door are kept closed.
    • Ensure a glass free area by covering glass fixtures and not allowing cups and bottles near any product.
    • Ensure trucks are pre-cooled.
    • Teamwork and Self-Management
    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and self- development.
    • Gives work instructions to Loaders, Forklift Drivers, Reach Truck Drivers and Pickers in the absence of the Shift Warehouse Controller.

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    Fitter - Hammarsdale (P1)

    Job Description    

    • RCL FOODS is seeking a Fitter to join our Chicken Division. The role will be based in Hammarsdale and report to the Plant Engineer. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to conduct mechanical adjustments, maintenance and repair of the plant and machinery.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • A Mechanical Trade Test
    • Minimum of 5 years post trade experience is essential
    • Be prepared to work shifts, public holidays and overtime (including weekend overtime), with standby responsibilities.
    • Must have a clear criminal record
    • Ability to communicate in English with good verbal and written communication skills
    • The ability to do machining as well as welding will be advantageous
    • Physically fit and able to work in cold conditions, typically to –40?c for short periods.
    • Safety conscious and highly efficient

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Conduct Mechanical adjustments, maintenance and repair of plant and machinery.
    • Service, repairs and maintenance of all Mechanical equipment
    • Perform Start-up and shutdown of plant and machinery daily.
    • Ensure cost efficiency of repairs.
    • Upgrade equipment for improved performance at a reduction of maintenance costs.
    • Maintenance of refrigeration cooling equipment.
    • Optimization and faultfinding on Mechanical equipment

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    Depot Controller - Witbank

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

    • The RCL FOODS Talent Team is currently looking for a dynamic and responsible Depot Controller to join our Baking operation in Witbank. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and maintaining the fleet and the transport team in the depot, thereby ensuring that productivity and performance are maximized along with controlling the inbound and outbound processes and stock handling in order to maintain efficiencies within the depot warehouse.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • A 3 year Tertiary Qualification in Supply Chain/Logistics/Fleet Management/Warehouse Management/Business Management
    • Valid Code EB drivers' license
    • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a People Leader, managing a team
    • Must have at least 5 years' experience in an FMCG Logistics/Warehousing environment
    • SAP system knowledge & experience will be an added advantage

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Inbound Control

    • Control the inbound process by receiving products in good condition.
    • Manage the capturing of stock on the SAP system to ensure that goods are controlled and easily identified.
    • Ensure the product is allocated to the right bin in order to facilitate ease of access and convenience as and when required.
    • Activate internal material movement, incorporating order placement; product picking; and movement to truck for dispatch.
    • Monitor product shelf life in order to ensure the product has not expired, using the FIFO (first in, first out) system.

    Outbound Control

    • Control the functions of outbound, ensuring products are dispatched out to customer.
    • Ensure that all orders leave the warehouse correctly packed and damage free.
    • Ensure all invoicing has been completed accurately and correct where necessary.
    • Manage and facilitate the process of loading goods onto trucks and ensure all products are sealed for transport to customers.

    Customer Liaison

    • Deal with issues around damaged stock or stock shortages.
    • Check that details on invoices coincide with those on the orders.
    • Notify customers should any transport incident have a likely impact on delivery.
    • Schedule customer deliveries according to the time window process.
    • Verify orders and liaise with customers on point of receiving, making use of the SAP System.

    Stock Control

    • Ensure stock is in the right location through the management of daily cyclic counts.
    • Ensure staff are properly rotating stock (where it does not go to the pick face but to the back-up location)
    • Monitor production and expiry dates on all inbound and outbound products.
    • Track inbound/outbound damage trends, establish root causes and take the appropriate corrective action.
    • Ensure cyclic counts are conducted prior to stock takes.
    • Ensure frozen stock is kept in the appropriate frozen and/or chilled state.
    • Prepare for and initiate monthly stock takes, ensuring that the entire process is completed within specified time frames.

    Warehouse Maintenance Management
    Manage and monitor the condition of the warehouse ensuring that:
    -the warehouse is kept clean.
    -damaged goods are dealt with according to SoP.
    -lighting is adequate and doors open and close easily.
    -areas in need of attention are reported to the Maintenance Manager.
    -all bin allocations are clear from any damaged pallets.
    -all forklifts are in good working conditions

    Fleet Control

    • Manage the daily schedule.
    • Check that a job card has been allocated to work and that the driver has managed to complete the form correctly.
    • Ensure that drivers complete the checklist every morning and afternoon to establish if there are any defaults.
    • Request complaints and difficulties for the day and take the appropriate action.

    Monitor transport performance against benchmarks by obtaining vehicle exception reports from the tracking department as a means of monitoring drivers’ conduct and vehicle performance such as:

    -excessive revving or braking
    -backdoor standing time
    -yard delays.

    • Take the necessary disciplinary action depending on the particular instance or trend.
    • Build a culture of asset care through counselling discussions with staff, particularly drivers.
    • Consolidate, on an ongoing basis, accident/incident reports that display each
    • driver’s conduct and make appropriate decisions on the sanction depending on the severity of the incident.
    • Conduct physical checks on vehicles, identify areas that require attention and take the necessary action to resolve any issues.
    • Analyse the details on the monthly vehicle inspection sheets and take the necessary action.
    • Record the specific details of maintenance and repair requirements for each vehicle and send that detail to the workshop indicating the dates when vehicles will be required.
    • Report daily to the Logistics Manager on the trucks, indicating trucks that have been booked off.
    • Providing reasons for why trucks are not being utilized and when they are expected to be in use again.
    • Reconcile hired trucks kilometres to supplier shipments on a daily basis.
    • Ensure that all vehicles are used optimally by checking that they are loaded to capacity and updated on the Vehicle Utilization Report on a daily basis.
    • Complete a daily Casuals Report indicating reasons why ad hoc casuals were used.
    • Monitor daily overtime on the BLICK system for drivers, van assistants, supervisors and refrigeration mechanics.
    • Manage routes ensuring that time is optimised for each delivery.
    • Keep diesel documents on a daily basis ensuring that they are reconciled to the Vector statement(s).
    • Ensure that all traffic fines have been paid correctly and promptly.
    • Control fuel-related issues regarding hired and Vector trucks.

    Compliance Control

    • Handle proxy responsibilities.
    • Ensure that all drivers have valid driver’s licences and PDP’s.
    • Ensure all staff members comply with health and safety requirements.
    • Investigate and report on all injuries on duty (IOD’s).
    • Implement safe working procedures.
    • Verify temperature for the entire warehouse by analysing the temperature worksheet.
    • Ensure staff understands and comply with the standards set by ISO 22 000 and HACCP.
    • Certify that a new load always enters a clean and well-maintained vehicle highlighting the significance of quality.

    Security Control

    • Investigate hijacking incidents to establish whether or not they are genuine cases.
    • Ensure that all stock leaves the warehouse with proper documentation.
    • Ensure cameras are focused on risk areas such as entry and exit points and on staff activity/inactivity to ensure staff are appropriately utilised and productive.
    • Issue stock counts on key lines on a daily basis and analyse results.
    • Ensure that security staff check staff leaving for tea and lunch breaks.
    • Ensure all trucks leaving the warehouse are sealed and recorded in a sealed register.
    • Check the seals on warehouse doors on a daily basis.

    Team Supervision

    • Train staff on the Standard Operating Procedures that serve to guide their approach to work.
    • Implement the Standard Operating Procedures through consistent application and communication.
    • Ensure that staff understand the procedures and sign off the relevant documents.
    • Conduct monthly meetings with staff in order to ascertain problems encountered and resolve associated issues.
    • Manage staff performance in order to establish opportunities for development and harness strengths.
    • Measure staff performance on a soft point system that includes punctuality and wearing the required uniforms, among others.
    • Monitor staff using the hard point system that includes areas such as cash work; product shortages; handling of the track and accidents, among others.
    • Report the consolidated performance and measurement analysis on staff notice boards.
    • Deal with staff problems through one-on-one discussion striving to get to the root cause of problems.
    • Manage casual staff by inducting them into the culture and clearly communicating rules to be followed.

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    Finance Admin Controller- Fixed Term Contract

    Job Description    

    • Our RCL FOODS Talent Team is on the hunt for an experienced Admin Controller to join our Logistics Division based at our Midrand Depot for a 12 months fixed term contract. The successful incumbent will be responsible for managing the Admin functions at the depot.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Matric with a tertiary Financial qualification (Degree / Diploma)
    • Minimum of 3 - 5 years financial accounting experience, preferably Logistics and Cold Storage Warehousing environment (Advantageous)
    • Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ experience in supervisory / controller capacity Interaction with senior management within an organization
    • SAP experience highly beneficial as well as a high proficiency in Excel & PowerPoint
    • Previous supervisory experience advantageous

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • The key focus areas for the role are: Pallets & Crates: Weekly pallet recon (MCC vs. EDI vs. MB51) + daily risk report with no old outstanding items – daily balances to be kept to a minimum
    • Improve and maintain efficiencies for pallet control by regularly reviewing pallet returns to CHEP, collection policies, and EMS customer returns
    • Ensure completeness of pallet and crate control Daily redeems of crates & pallets. Resolving customer queries on credits re. crates returned
    • Detail variances & unresolved queries to be investigated
    • Daily crate management – liaise with customers to collect and ensure communication channels stays open
    • Weekly Crate recon – physical onsite + individual Customer recons
    • Distribute weekly crate + pallet recons to Logistics Manager for verification and signoff
    • Distribute weekly crate + pallet recons to Finance Manager and Finance Exec for review
    • Control of Trip reconciliation process from start to finish by ensuring no long outstanding POD’s, completeness of records, completeness of credit processing (ZSDTR12, ZSDTR2B & ZSDTR23)
    • No outstanding shipments > 3 days Address inefficiencies with Warehouse daily Address inefficiencies with Transport daily Credit Note detail review Claims control – liaise and assist Central Debtors with outstanding queries and credits on a daily/weekly basis (Claims & S999)
    • Filing & Scanning
    • Assist with monthly stock counts
    • Ensure month-end Stock Count Procedures are followed and correctly completed Ensure the count has been signed off by the Logistics Manager Daily buyback orders Manage Process of Trade Samples
    • Cash Sales & Petty Cash: Reconcile Petty Cash daily and ensure balances at all times Prepare PC Journal and PC documents for Head Office submission
    • Daily Cash Sales – ensure cash received matches invoice and issue receipt Process cash transactions on SAP and reconcile
    • Drop Safe Deposit slips
    • Regular surprise Petty Cash counts Ensure safe keeping of Cash at all times
    • Follow up on Cash Sales Pricing queries with Sales Team immediately
    • Prepare Accruals from Open Order listing & other sources
    • Run MB51 daily/weekly and complete billing schedule for month-end Strict adherence to cut-off times at month-end Verification of GL postings for accuracy before close-off Review of Balance Sheet accounts to ensure validity – highlight issues with Head Office Recon Clerks Confirmation of review of non-routine journals

    Process order requests, quotations and create PO’s on SAP

    • Review and confirm authorisations for PO’s and Invoices are in line with approved contract rates and quantities
    • Ensure accuracy of Invoicing in SAP and verify on spreadsheet
    • Ensure accurate and properly authorised PO & Invoice process in line with Company Policy
    • Regularly review reports for retrospective ordering violations and address issues with teams where appropriate Responsible for Sundry Creditors reconciliations
    • Resolve vendor queries
    • Prepare Monthly Financial Reporting packs for the depot (Ops Accountability workbook, MEBIT report for Finance Manager)
    • Analyse and explain KPI fluctuations and variances Prepare & compile monthly Manpower reports
    • Provide the Logistics Manager of the depot with relevant and informative reports at the regular required intervals
    • Ensure the daily, weekly and monthly reporting requirements by Management are met within the specified deadlines
    • Develop an in-depth knowledge base of organisational processes and policies
    • Develop analysis reports to improve depot efficiencies
    • Distribute daily diesel recon to Logistics Manager for verification and sign off and then to Management Account
    • Ensure Admin Controllers’ Daily Checklists are done and signed off daily/weekly/monthly as per guidelines
    • Control & preparation of Stock Count Allowances Issue & manage Control Books Monthly stock count verification Daily, weekly and monthly reporting as required Sustainability reports Liaise and work closely with Group Internal Audit and Vector Procedure Controllers Compliance with Group & Vector Levels of Authority Internal Audit support Asset Control – Quarterly verification and management

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    Plant Engineer

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is seeking a Plant Engineer to join our Consumer Division. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report to the Engineering Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for a dedicated and focused leader to join the team and manage the day to day maintenance of the plant.

    This identified leader will understand the full implications of potential problems and how to minimize their impact. The Plant Engineer must have an excellent understanding of mechanical engineering, and the aptitude to exchange information in a clear and concise manner (both written and verbal) to senior staff and subordinates RCL FOODS entrusts the Plant Engineer to constantly seek ways to improve plant efficiency and effectiveness, conduct regular reviews and monitor progress, and act. This action requires great research and solutions.
    Minimum Requirements    

    • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    • 5 years trade experience
    • Refrigeration technician experience
    • At least 3 years in a supervisory category
    • GCC factories qualification is preferable
    • 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
    • Ensure that the Planner develops a work schedule for all activities to be performed
    • Plan and manage weekend maintenance tasks and projects against budget
    • Co-ordinates daily activities of engineering personnel

    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
    • Ensures that the building has adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation and that it is properly cleaned, maintained and in good working condition

    Provide Leadership:

    • Leads a team of artisans towards meeting the plant engineering strategy and targets – through regular communication and utilisation of full organizational talent management tool set
    • Deliver on agreed succession plans and development of the generation of leaders and specialists, overseeing engineering development programmes and on the job training
    • Manage to employee relations and team climate to ensure optimal turnover and retention levels are maintained
    • Drives Employment Equity within the plant engineering team to ensure that diversity is achieved at all levels and that statutory targets and requirements are met
    • Maintain the integrity of the engineering team and carry out corrective action when required
    • Management of the artisan and labour force with regards to HR and IR issues
    • Train and mentor his team to improve performance and reduce down time

    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
    • Follows up on requirements for compliance ensuring that it is continuously maintained and adhered to
    • Measure and manage sustainability practices within area of responsibility
    • Suggest amendments to policies and practices within operational area of responsibility with the processing engineering manager to ensure that these are kept up to date and are aligned with company objectives and standards
    • Ensure that and documentation required within the Total Quality Management system, is maintained and applied consistently throughout the area of responsibility and any policy and procedure training required highlighted in the training needs analysis and action appropriately

    Safety and Security:

    • Reporting theft and dangers on the premises
    • Ensures safety equipment is in good working order e.g. fire extinguishers
    • Ensure that security is maintained and escalate any security concerns to the processing engineering and security manager

    Financial Management:

    • Manage costs to ensure lowest cost production and the optimal utilisation of assets
    • Authorizes plant engineering expenses within level of authority and monitor spending activity within teams to ensure compliance to financial and ethical standards
    • Implements and encourages cost cutting initiatives within the team where these do not impact on long term business sustainability
    • Work with the processing Engineering manager to allocating spend to areas of high priority within the plant
    • Provide input into CAPEX documentation considering return on investment, resourcing and sustainability requirements
    • Manage suppliers and contracts in collaboration with the procurement team to ensure agreed service levels are met, escalate areas of concern to the Engineering Manager where necessary
    • Manage contractors in collaboration with Project Engineer on a daily basis through engineering foremen to ensure that correct standards of work are delivered, and agreed delivery timelines maintained

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    Assistant Account Manager

    Job Description    
    RCL FOODS is seeking to hire an experienced Assistant Account Manager to lead Regional and National customer negotiations aligned to RCL FOODS objectives.

    RCL FOODS expects the Assistant Account Manager to

    • Support the NAM in the smooth running of a portfolio of accounts.
    • Proactively manage all administrative tasks in a timely and anticipatory manner to ensure that both internal and external customer needs are fully met.
    • Lead and implement RCL FOODS commercial objectives within dedicated accounts.

    The role will be based in Westville and report to the National Account Manager
    Minimum Requirements    

    • Business Management degree or diploma (degree preferable)
    • Valid Code EB drivers’ license
    • 3 years relevant experience

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Account Management

    • Conduct regular reviews of business performance and promotion strategies.
    • Manage and develop strong day to day relationships with customers.
    • Collaborate internally with cross-functional groups to develop and execute sales initiatives.
    • Develop and maintain product knowledge of the Rainbow Chicken and Grocery categories.
    • Develop and present fact-based sales proposals to customers.
    • Seek out and pursue line extensions, new channels and new business.
    • Liaise with Marketing and monitor market trends, competitive activities and new products.
    • Undertake competitive market research on a regular basis.
    • Assist in developing commercial relationship with key national accounts.
    • Understand and communicate financial implications on all product changes.
    • Participate in sales volumes forecasting and demand management.
    • Assist the National Account Manager with development of the strategy and account plans.
    • Execute the strategy through implementation of volume plans and customer workshops.
    • Report meeting results and follow up with all cross-functional groups to capitalise on sales opportunities.

    Pricing and Negotiation

    • Manage price files are address related queries.
    • Implement/negotiate RCL FOODS pricing objectives within dedicated accounts
    • Develop optimal promotional plans and manage promotional investments.
    • Plan and coordinate for quarterly head office interactions with National Account manager

    Relationship management

    • Build strong and progressive relationships through all levels with selected customers.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with operations and planning staff.
    • Activate growth plans within the customer's organisation


    • Provide monthly feedback to the National Account Manager indicating the tracking on volume versus budget.
    • Attend corporate meetings with the NAM.
    • Monitor and report sales performance by customer.
    • Assist in the preparation of presentations to facilitate new product placement and promotional activities.
    • Follow up product listings with selected customers so that initiatives can be implemented.
    • Schedule and conduct meetings with customer support personnel on a weekly basis as directed by the National Account Manager.
    • Conduct regular sales and category analysis to define assortment opportunities.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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