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  • Posted: Jun 15, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly mak...
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    Cuticell machine operator

    About The Role

    Essity is looking for a Machine Operator to join our Operations team based at our Pinetown manufacturing site. The overall objective of the position is to be able to operate the Cuticell pouch machine.

    The incumbent will directly report to the Team Leader and will be responsible for the smooth running of the Cuticell plant and adhering to its processes. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the company’s safety standards and quality requirements are maintained according to the designated area’s requirements.

    We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk.

    What You Will Do

    • Ensure that machine safety interlocks are always operational and the machine is running according to the required product being processed.
    • Maintain good housekeeping and Good Manufacturing Practices conditions in Cuticell.
    • Complete the daily worksheet and record all products processed within the department.
    • Perform quality checks to ensure that the product meets the minimum required quality standards.
    • Ensure that waste is monitored daily and is within the required standards.
    • Ensure that batch and expiry date are correct as per the week and they are recorded correctly in the in-process record sheet.
    • Always monitor the machine and do minor adjustments when required.
    • Adhere to the Hygiene SOP for entering, exiting, and operating in the specific department.
    • Assist the team leader during the stock-take.

    Who You Are

    • Must have Matric with basic numerical skills.
    • Machine operating and previous production experience.
    • Work shift pattern as defined by the company’s shift system and may also be asked to work overtime as and when required by the company’s operational requirement.
    • Must work well within a team and independently.
    • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

    Closing Date: 19th, June 2022

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    Key Account Manager, South Africa, Professional Hygiene

    About the Role

    The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing on-going support to high value clients. Implement business strategies to achieve profitable business relationships and identify new revenue opportunities with major accounts. The successful incumbent will be responsible for South African geographical location.
    We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk. 

    What You Will Do

    • Develop and maintain strategic business relationships with major accounts to promote brand awareness and secure profitable business.
    • Develop, implement and monitor customer specific sales processes and account plans to meet/exceed sales targets.
    • Frequently analyses customer information to discover and manage business risks and opportunities.
    • Recommend products and services (value proposition) that fit well with client’s business needs.
    • Drives contract negotiations including terms and conditions, product offers and pricing in line with overall product and pricing strategies.
    • Provide on-going support to high value clients through setting up and leading the key account team/managing internal resources to support business objectives.
    • Re-evaluate customer prioritization of allocated customers on an annual base and propose actions
    • Generate knowledge on market development/customer needs and competitor activities and distribute to internal stakeholders

    Who You Are

    • Must have a Commercial tertiary (University) qualification
    • Knowledge of HORECA, Healthcare, Commercial and/or Industrial segments, key drivers, channels, distribution and purchasing practices
    • Must have extensive knowledge and exposure of working and living in South Africa market
    • Minimum of 3 years successful account management experience in professional hygiene / B2B solution selling in South Africa with a proven track record of adding profitable growth.
    • Ability to do extensive domestic travel around South Africa geographies (when safe & travel restrictions permit)
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 package with good presentation skills and knowledge of SAP (or similar ERP)
    • Must be able to establish and maintain relationships for effective partnerships with excellent negotiating skills and operational decision making ability

    Closing Date: 22nd, June 2022

    Method of Application

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