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  • Posted: Nov 13, 2023
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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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    Sales Order Clerk - Randfontein

    Job Description    

    • At RCL FOODS we grow what matters!!!
    • Our Talent Team is looking for someone who is brilliant at the basics to fill the role of Sales Order Clerk with great attention to detail skills to join our Baking Operating Unit.
    • The role will report to the Call Centre Supervisor and will be based in Randfontein

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Grade 12.
    • Syspro knowledge.
    • Flo centric
    • Numeric skills to equivalent of Grade 12
    • Verbal and written communication

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Order received for processing:

    • Check customer order for name and delivery address listed, both needs to match on order form and on system.
    • Process all lines on order correctly
    • Inform the customer if any lines have been discontinued, or if they are not allowed to purchase some lines.
    • Once processed, check if lines were processed correctly and accurately (product description quantity), amend if needed.
    • Send order through to the pricing department, to check if pricing is correct on order.
    • Inform the RSM that the order is on price hold to get an amended order.
    • Check if the order is on credit hold, inform accordingly if the credit department have not done so yet.
    • Once released inform the customer and or the RSM/REP when delivery will take place upon NDD.
    • If requested, check a day before hand of allocation on stocks for the customer.
    • Assist customers in all and any queries that they may have or refer them to the correct person whom will be able to assist them.

    Orders on pick -Status 4 Report

    • Status 4 report to be checked every morning, enquire if orders is not on pick that should be for delivery the following day.

    Checking of Open/EDI orders:

    • Open orders to be check daily
    • Amend dates only if order was on Price hold or Credit Hold
    • Check with the planner/depot why orders was not planned to NDD
    • If order was not planned due to out of stocks inform the customer that delivery will take place on the next NDD.
    • EDI orders - Shoprite and Pick N Pay to be check at least three times a day, dates to be amended to delivery date.

    Order management

    • Pro- forma invoices
    • Reprinting of invoices
    • Reprints of SCT’s x 4
    • Dated stock reports

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    HR Business Partner (Milling ) - Pretoria West

    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 at a corporate / head office level.

    Minimum Requirements    

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

    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 closely with managers to identify and develop future staffing and talent needs and support the achievement of SIA targets.

    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; recruitment, implementation of an effective performance management and appraisal system, succession planning, employment equity, terminations and exits according to policy guidelines.

    Talent Development

    • Identify specific employment and development issues from workforce trends and staff feedback mechanisms.

    Workforce Modernization

    • Act as an advocate of change and modernization in support of business and HR strategies.

    HR Practice Management

    • Influence key business decisions to ensure the effective management of staff through the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of best practice.

    Employee Relations

    • Support the business with employee and industrial relations by having knowledge of legislative requirements, an understanding of impact on the organisation and developing a relationship with the works council, unions, government, regulatory bodies and the community.

    Change Management

    • Lead (and project manage) key HR initiatives and change programmes.


    • Advise, coach and support managers on the wide range of staff leadership activities, ranging from the design, implementation and leadership of change programmes.

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    SHERQ Compliance Officer - Midrand

    Job Description    

    • At RCL FOODS we grow what matters!!!
    • We at RCL FOODS are in search for a SHERQ Compliance Officer to join our Vector Division. The role will be based in Midrand and report to the SHERQ Co-ordinator. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to:
    • Make decisions and offer guidance at regional operational levels directly impacting the strategic management of the operation.
    • Ensure that management and organizational accountability in legislative requirements are addressed, requiring high-level discretion.
    • Be a strategic and innovative thinker, with high problem-solving competencies and be systematic in his/her approach.
    • Immediately solve all challenges and problems with the ambit of responsibility.
    • Identify and implement innovations, particularly those that will improve conformance with industry and statutory requirements and reduce costs

    Minimum Requirements    

    • A degree or diploma in Food Science/Technology, Applied Science or like discipline
    • A minimum of 3 years working in a food hygiene and/or health and safety environment implementing food safety and health and safety policies
    • Experience in the implementation and management of ISO systems
    • Valid Code EB drivers

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Legislative and Policy Compliance

    • Ensure compliance with the Food Safety and the OHSACT and regulations.
    • Ensure the region and sites has have the current Vector quality and food safety standards and procedures in place.
    • Ensure documentation completion and submission requirements are adhered to.
    • Ensure all internal policies are aligned to legislative requirements and best practices.
    • Review and update all SHERQ procedures and checklists.

    Operational Compliance Support and Auditing

    • Co-ordinate the development, implementation and management of a standardized integrated SHERQ management system as per the required standard.
    • Conduct internal audits and inspections.
    • Implement and maintain quality tools to ensure quality control and compliance.
    • Provide management and staff training Ensure that all traceability and recalls procedures are followed
    • Accompany inspectors during on-site inspections and respond to regulatory non-compliance
    • Maintain the HACCP system and other safety information and documentation
    • Implement, administer, monitor and maintain the warehouse foods safety programme and associated documentation
    • Update all SHE & food safety systems, lists and files
    • Ensure that fire prevention and emergency procedures are identified and implemented.
    • Conduct workplace and job-specific hazard analysis to identify potential hazards
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of risk control measures and recommend changes
    • Maintain risk registers
    • Communicate risk control and risk management information by analyzing data, developing indicators, producing and presenting required reports and advising management accordingly.
    • Liaise with external bodies eg. Department of Labour, fire department, contractors, service providers and emergency services with regard to local governmental compliance requirements and best practices.

    Incident Investigation

    • Conduct post-incident investigations in order to identify root causes and determine appropriate preventative and corrective action
    • Ensure proper administration of the incident reporting and investigation system, legal documents and registers
    • Analyze and investigate customer complaints. Facilitate interventions to address the problem and monitor improvements
    • Seek continual improvement in the SHERQ space by regularly monitoring regional and site activities and assessing new developments' implications.

    Communication and Reporting

    • Analyse data, develop leading indicators, determine trends and produce and present required reports to advise management accordingly.
    • Engage with external bodies (eg. Department of Health and service providers) regarding compliance requirements and best practices.
    • Advise project managers regarding the requirements of contractors on site, safety files etc.
    • Ensure food safety and safety meetings are held and minutes are communicated

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    Artisan Rigger - Malelane

    Job Description    

    • RCL FOODS is seeking an Artisan Riggers to join our Milling Site. The role will be based in Malelane and report to the Foreman: MX Workshop. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to Perform all general and major Rigging tasks.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Trade tested Rigger with N3.
    • Proof of the successful completion of a formal Institutionalised training programme.
    • Minimum of 3 years Artisan: Rigger experience post trade.
    • Must have valid certification for the use of a mobilift, telehandler and forklift.
    • Proof of the successful completion of a Heavy Mobile Lifting Equipment (55 Ton) Certification programme.
    • Valid Code 14 EC Drivers licence and a PDP.
    • Must have post certification mobilift, telehandler and forklift experience of a minimum of 1 year.
    • Experience in a sugar mill will be an added advantage.
    • Technical aptitude is a must.
    • Knowledge of safety and housekeeping.
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
    • To be considered for appointment, candidate must be a South African citizen.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Perform all general and major Rigging tasks.
    • Operate lifting equipment.
    • Operate Overhead Cranes and Mobile Grove Crane.
    • Relieve on Mobile Grove crane standby and other required standby duties.
    • Remove and install equipment by rigging techniques in plant.
    • Erect and dismantle scaffolding in the plant.
    • Drive mobilift, telehandler and forklift.
    • Give instructions to Maintenance Worker: Riggers.
    • Complete necessary job cards on time.
    • Be responsible for safety and housekeeping in Rigger store.

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    Electrician - Rustenburg

    Job Description    

    • RCL FOODS is seeking an Electrician to join our Milling Site. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report to the Maintenance Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent who will be responsible for Maintaining or Constructing Industrial Machinery.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Matric
    • Must have an N3, in Electrical engineering.
    • Qualified Electrician
    • At least 5 Years qualified experience in a manufacturing environment (FMCG), Section 13 (Advantages).
    • Have at least 5 years working experience in industrial baking environment (Advantageous)
    • Have experience with PLC’s and Switchgear, Read/ Write/ Program (Advantage),
    • Experienced with VSD’, VLT’s, Soft Starters and complex interlocking systems.

    Behavior 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


    • Organisational/business unit processes
    • The sector and its offerings
    • Coaching
    • Audit and compliance
    • Recent laws and regulations


    • Verbal and written communication
    • Computer literacy
    • Report writing
    • Interpersonal
    • Logical thinking
    • Analytical thinking
    • Decision making
    • Presentation and facilitation
    • Negotiation
    • Organisational awareness
    • Influence


    • Persuasive
    • Initiative and assertive
    • Tolerant of stress and pressure
    • Creative
    • Proactive
    • Attention to detail
    • Deadline driven
    • People orientated
    • Able to interact at all levels of the organisation
    • Results/Goal oriented
    • Able to encourage and motivate people

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Maintaining all electrical equipment in the Malalane Packaging & Warehouse departments
    • Writing of programs for PLC’s and HMI’s
    • Maintaining, programming, commissioning, and fault find on VSD’s & soft Starters 220v -525V & PLC’s.
    • Fault finding using PLC and Scada systems.
    • Manage contingency for the obsolete PLC’s & HMI’s spares.
    • Maintenance of Electrical backup systems e.g., UPS
    • Maintain all Packing machines & ancillary equipment.
    • Maintain Silo Chiller and Dehumidifier control system and ensure correct functionality of respective plant’s instruments (i.e        Temperature probes).
    • Maintenance of all throughput and machine Scales 
    • Maintenance and Fault finding on AC motors.
    • Installation & programming of new/upgrade equipment.
    • Doing fault finding on electrical equipment.
    • Maintenance in Hazardous areas.
    • Ensure all routine inspections are carried out daily.
    • Standby duties as per Standby roster.
    • Some admin duties like Job cards & Inspections.
    • Linking of plant equipment to IT server system.
    • Conduct programme back-ups on Z:/drive.

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    Project Accountant - FTC - Westville

    Job Description    

    • RCL FOODS is on the hunt for a Project Accountant on a 9 month contractual period to join our Group Services Division. The role will be based in Westville and the successful incumbent must have experience with consolidations.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Newly Qualified CA(SA)
    • Excel, word and powerpoint skills
    • Experience with consolidations and preparation of AFS or with auditing consolidations and financial statement disclosures

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Assisting with managing and responding to audit transition requests as part of the RCL FOODS audit transition process
    • Assistance with preparation for the year-end Group financial audit.
    • Preparation of all financial statements for small and dormant companies
    • Assistance with preparation of consolidated Group financial statements, by completing specific allocated notes
    • Technical research and preparation of accounting memorandums
    • Assistance with daily cash management and forecasting
    • Assistance with month-end responsibilities for the treasury company, including reporting, loan confirmations, review of the ledger and consideration of journal entries
    • Completion of schedules related to the Group’s forecasting process, including analysis of the schedules and drafting of commentary
    • Build conducive working relationships with internal and external key stakeholders.
    • Ad hoc finance responsibilitie

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    SHERQ Trainer - Fixed Term Contract - Pretoria West

    Job Description    

    • At RCL FOODS we grow what matters!!!
    • Our Talent Team is a Fixed Term Contractor to fill the role of  a SHERQ Trainer and join our Baking Operating Unit.
    • The role is be based in Pretoria West.
    • This position exists to coordinate, conduct & control activities relating to QFS and SHER training

    Minimum Requirements    

    • B.Sc. Food Science/ B.Tech. Food technology
    • SAMTRAC will be an advantage.
    • ISO 22 000 / FSSC 22 000 management
    • 2 years + Food facility experience
    • SHER experience will be an advantage
    • Previous training experience will be an advantage
    • Computer literacy courses

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    SHERQ Training

    • Responsible for overall SHERQ training program.
    • Create awareness regarding food safety and safety through training interventions.
    • Plan, coordinate, and conduct SHERQ training for current and new personnel.
    • Conduct competence evaluation through tests, PJO’s etc.
    • Administrative

    Maintain Training Plan and Training matrix.

    • Maintain training records for annual SHERQ training of personnel.
    • Assisting with determining SHERQ training needs per person/per position.
    • Compiling training presentations, tests, PJOs.
    • Obtaining info from training requester.
    • Typing and distribution of interdepartmental memos, e-mails, and other correspondence.
    • Filing and keeping documents up to date.
    • Preparation, compilation, and timely distribution of documents (trends, graphs, reports etc.) related with training.
    • Reporting of SHERQ training related results for inclusion into trend analysis and reports.

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    Regional Sales Manager - Westville

    RCL Foods entrusts the Regional Sales Manager to: 

    • Develop and implement appropriate solutions in the form of value propositions to meet or exceed all sales goals, performance quotas and process expectations in the relevant region.
    • Grow the business in the assigned region by planning, organizing, training, directing agents and managing the supply chain. The business objectives, set by the division, will then be achieved through flawless execution of all Operational Objectives (Sales and Logistics).
    • Provide tactical and operational leadership and support to the regional sales team.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Com or Degree in Management, Business Administration and/or Marketing Diploma
    • Valid Code EB drivers’ license
    • 5 to 8 years' experience in a marketing and sales function that includes coordinating sales teams and managing complex and/or significant customer relationships.
    • At least 2 years Area Sales Manager experience

    Duties & Responsibilities    
    Sales Management

    • Develop and execute the regional sales strategy.
    • Generate leads regarding prospective contract opportunities and drive deal closure.
    • Develop proposals, negotiate terms and conditions and implement contractual agreements for regional accounts with accountability for delivering strong financial results.
    • Implement the national sales strategy across the region.
    • Manage and monitor strategic target achievement.
    • Manage and coordinate accurate regional sales (volume and product) forecasting and ensure alignment to and input into the national planning processes.
    • Attend national meetings as required.
    • Drive the implementation of the pricing strategy and practices.
    • Develop key internal relationships in various functional areas and at various levels.
    • Develop, implement and manage regional marketing objectives.
    • Drive horizontal and vertical growth opportunities.
    • Constantly analyse statistics regarding the number of sales made in a given time period, the resulting profits, and the need for new clients and products.
    • Drive the achievement of applicable strategic and operational targets.
    • Coordinate sales team promotional activities across the region.


    • Target Setting- Monthly sales targets, as supplied by the NSM to be broken down by: Region - Inland region divided into Limpopo, Northwest, Vaal, 3x Spar DC, 1x Shoprite DC, 1x Metro DC and Mpumalanga area. Break down by rep by sku by customer.
    • Annual Regional Plan- Design Annual Business Plan with KAM for customers. Business plan in line with Company/Departmental strategy (Brand Strategy). Review - monthly, weekly and quarterly reviews with KAM’s, Agents and the NSM and present back to KAM and NSM on a monthly basis.
    • Prioritize Activity per Agent:- Brand vs Brand e.g. Yum Yum versus Nola Mayonnaise. Promotional execution – Speed to market, execution of promotion and feedback to KAM. Representative execution – Forward share, Merchandising Objectives, POS execution. Private label vs Primary brand - % Share required and allowed.

    Managing Supply Chain

    • Forecasting - Forecast Depot Stock weekly requirements. Ensure the NAM regional promotional activity is included in the weekly regional forecast-synching forecast with Regional plans - ad hoc drives etc.
    • Stock Control - Weekly Review of physical stock vs model stock. Get involved in resolving shortages –communicate back to agent and trade. Communicate stock problems to centralise planning, agents and management
    • Back Door Alignment - Weekly reduction on returns and “do not order” stock. Manage Daymon, Metro PL as well as Pack and Stack to reduce cost of returns. Monthly meetings with various DC’s and DC controllers to limit damages and returns – design a plan in order to limit these returns.

    In-store KPI (Key Performance Indicators) Achievement

    • Primary space- Shelf Health (Clean product and shelf, correctly positioned, visible PI label). Shelf layouts as per planogram. Adherence to all merchandising requirements.
    • Secondary Space- Correct usage of POS material – In store theatre. Positioning- high traffic areas, relevant to product (Rusks in Coffee and Tea section as opposed to washing powder section).
    • Reporting- Report on Competitor price – Price survey is not always enough - deep cut deals from opposition etc. Competitor activity – promo’s, launches, in store promotions and activities. New products by Competitor – photo, original product etc. Identify new listing and display opportunities. Pull and analyse reports from Display track via the internet to monitor movement of POS to store after promotions have started.


    • Internal communication- Weekly Regional Report (Format) to NSM – via mail. 20x Weekly Scorecard Reports – file for NSM when visiting Region. Monthly Price survey to be conducted – check before submitting, comment on price issues before submission to administrator. Report on all expenditure – cellphone, vehicle and ad hoc (category D). Promotional Feedback – National Account Activity – execution of promotions and feedback to KAM and NSM. Category Management Feedback – Report deviations and successes.
    • External communication- Cycle Brief meeting – Monthly-Informative, Interactive and value added. Buyer and Trade Contacts – via Trade Contact Report – weekly and mail to KAM and NSM. General Operational Contacts –

    Customer Relationship Management

    • Maintain and expand the customer base by building and maintaining good relationships with key customers and recognising new customer opportunities.
    • Understand key customers’ operations and strategies as well as their requirements and trends.
    • Gather regional market intelligence on national accounts and key regional accounts.
    • Manage and coordinate regional resources in line with customer plans in order to achieve strategic objectives (call planners etc).
    • Ensure the customer service policy is rigidly implemented and maintained.
    • Resolve escalated customer queries and issues professionally and in the best interest of all parties.

    Regional Management

    • Lead the regional team towards meeting strategic objectives and targets through regular communication and utilisation of the full organisational talent management tool set.
    • Manage and deliver on succession plans to enable the development of a future generation of leaders and specialists and ensure optimal turnover and retention levels are maintained.
    • Champion training and development of the team through the utilisation of available training opportunities or by contributing to the development of new training solutions in collaboration with regional and national training specialists.
    • Conduct regular performance appraisals with subordinates and ensure that the process is cascaded throughout the regional team.
    • Develop and manage high performance multi-disciplinary teams in order to solve problems within the region.
    • Encourage skills workshops between multi-disciplinary teams and across the regional team to realise the transfer of skills.
    • Conduct weekly management meetings and ensure that records are kept and shared across the team and that action plans agreed to within team meetings are delivered upon.
    • Manage the employee relations climate and ensure corrective action is taken where required in line with relevant legislation and company policy.
    • Monitor team performance and provide regular feedback.
    • Coach and support team members where necessary to achieve objectives

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