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ASSEMBLER

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Tubes Foreman

 

The purpose: Operate machine to manufacture or assemble component.

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Assembly of various tubes
  • Verification of assembly on tube tester
  • Ensure quality standards are adhered to and processes are maintained
  • Ensure material received are correctly handled and control checks are performed
  • Ensure the equipment is within calibration specification
  • Adhere to occupational health and safety rules
  • Ensure integrity of manufactured product
  • Administration & document control and record keeping
  • Security & loss control of procedures
  • Willing to work alternative shift

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • 2 years production experience

Competencies:

 

  • Work independently or in a team
  • Give attention to detail
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 27 October 2020.



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BUILDING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

 

BUILDING MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Maintenance

 

This position reports to: Maintenance Manager

The main purpose: To supervise and coordinate the building maintenance function by, evaluating problematic systems and facilities, in order to determine what installations, repairs, and services need to be performed.

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Main Responsibilities

  • Report any unsafe acts and conditions within the Maintenance Department particularly and CBI generally.
  • Responsible for the repair and upkeep of all buildings interior and exterior.
  • All work must be carried out in accordance with OHAS Act, and CBI plant rules.
  • Report any unsafe acts and conditions within the Maintenance Department particularly and CBI generally.
  • The requisition of spare parts and equipment from the maintenance store and the correct use of such spare parts and equipment in all maintenance work
  • To be prepared to react in any emergency breakdown, at all times, be it day or night, at the instruction of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Must carry out any maintenance work or repair work in any area of the Company premises including the Auxiliary Factories.
  • Ordering of materials, spare parts and equipment necessary to perform the building maintenance function with the authorization of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Cultivate good working relationship between the Building Maintenance Department and all other department

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Production or Supervisory Qualification will be added s advantage
  • 5-8 years’ experience in the building maintenance environment

 

Competencies

  • Self Starter
  • Give attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Must be able to lead a team

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER (Free State / Northern Cape)

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER

Free State / Northern Cape

 

This position reports to: National Sales Manager                    

 

The Purpose: The Business Unit Manager is accountable to the National Sales Manager with regards to all his/her functions.  It is his/her responsibility to implement the commercial business plan efficiently as to ensure profitable growth in sales, revenue through planning, execution and management of a supportive team.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees in assigned region; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing job contributions and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; completing stocktake audits; identifying trends; determine regional sales system improvements and implement change where and when required.
  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating sales plans and quota for the respective regional sales representatives in support of national objectives. Ensure that the sales team are adhering to call plans and the submission thereof on the Intranet to enable Management to generate reports.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counselling regional sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers and identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  • Recommendation of customer training and provide product training and support to S.I’s, and direct accounts
  • Recommend the opening or closing of accounts.
  • Maintain monthly meetings with all your staff and visits to all customers within your region.
  • Recommend pricing for all “special projects” in your region to the National Sales Manager
  • Recommendation and assistance with implementation/participation of promotions and exhibitions and social events etc.
  • Security and general state of company cars, property or equipment held or used by the sales staff

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management / Engineering) - Preferable
  • Proven experience in sales – 15 years - Essential
  • Proven experience in managing a sales force – 5 years - Essential

 

Competencies

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great Communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good personal skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Solid accounting skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Business Unit Manager - Eastern Cape

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: National Sales Manager     

Main Responsibilities:

The Business Unit Manager’s main duties include inter alia the following:

  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees in assigned region; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing job contributions and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; completing stocktake audits; identifying trends; determine regional sales system improvements and implement change where and when required.
  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating sales plans and quota for the respective regional sales representatives in support of national objectives. Ensure that the sales team are adhering to call plans and the submission thereof on the Intranet to enable Management to generate reports.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counselling regional sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers and identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  • Recommendation of customer training and provide product training and support to S.I’s, and direct accounts
  • Recommend the opening or closing of accounts.
  • Maintain monthly meetings with all your staff and visits to all customers within your region.
  • Recommend pricing for all “special projects” in your region to the National Sales Manager
  • Recommendation and assistance with implementation/participation of promotions and exhibitions and social events etc.
  • Security and general state of company cars, property or equipment held or used by the sales staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 - Essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management / Engineering) - Preferable
  • Proven experience in sales – 15 years - Essential
  • Proven experience in managing a sales force – 5 years – Essential

Attributes:

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Solid accounting skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Business Unit Manager - Kwa-Zulu Natal

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: National Sales Manager     

Main Responsibilities:

The Business Unit Manager’s main duties include inter alia the following:

  • Accomplish regional sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees in assigned region; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing job contributions and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Achieve regional sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; completing stocktake audits; identifying trends; determine regional sales system improvements and implement change where and when required.
  • Meet regional sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establishes sales objectives by creating sales plans and quota for the respective regional sales representatives in support of national objectives. Ensure that the sales team are adhering to call plans and the submission thereof on the Intranet to enable Management to generate reports.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by counselling regional sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers and identifying new customer opportunities.
  • Recommend product lines by identifying new product opportunities, and/or product, packaging, and service changes; surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors.
  • Recommendation of customer training and provide product training and support to S.I’s, and direct accounts
  • Recommend the opening or closing of accounts.
  • Maintain monthly meetings with all your staff and visits to all customers within your region.
  • Recommend pricing for all “special projects” in your region to the National Sales Manager
  • Recommendation and assistance with implementation/participation of promotions and exhibitions and social events etc.
  • Security and general state of company cars, property or equipment held or used by the sales staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 - Essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business Management / Engineering) - Preferable
  • Proven experience in sales – 15 years - Essential
  • Proven experience in managing a sales force – 5 years – Essential

Attributes:

  • Proven business identification and development skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Solid accounting skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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DESIGN ENGINEER - ELECTRONIC

Updated 1 year ago
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

DESIGN ENGINEER - ELECTRONIC

Design Engineering

This position reports to: Head Designer - Electrical

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Electronic design (Conception, design, simulation, specify bill of materials, assembly, integration, documentation) of assemblies or systems for use in:
  • Products for electrical protection.
  • Test equipment to support manufacturing processes.
  • Liaise with internal and external role players (e.g. Quality Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Project Management, Certification, Tool Design, Procurement, Suppliers, Sales, Export) to support innovation, design and manufacturing.
  • Provide ad hoc support to all the role players.
  • Implement best practices and apply safety standards to designs.
  • Perform failure analysis investigations for quality improvements and implement corrective actions.
  • May be required to occasionally travel to customers, suppliers or CBI’s other sites.
     
    Qualifications and Experience
  • Grade 12
  • Minimum BSc (Eng.)  / BEng degree in Electrical/Electronics

Advantageous:

  • Experience in mixed signal design and circuit layout
  • Experience in writing software / embedded firmware
  • Experience in data acquisition
  • Knowledge of networking and database design
  • Driver’s License and valid passport

Attributes

  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of projects
  • Work independently and in a team as required

 



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Equipment Designer

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Toolroom Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Areas of responsibility include inter alia the following:
  • Design of jigs and fixtures, equipment and press tools, for example manual, semi-automated and fully automated pneumatic assembly devices, inspection gauges, test-jigs, spot welding-jigs, single
  • stage and multistage progression tools.
  • Maintain department procedures.
  • Modify designs to latest revision status.
  • Adhere to projected design completion dates.
  • Assist and consult with engineering – industrialization and fabrication on requirements.
  • Adhere to CBI quality standards.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • N5 essential
  • Trade tested as a Toolmaker
  • Minimum of five years design experience
  • CAD knowledge preferably Unigraphics and Cadkey

 

Attributes

  • Detail orientated
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-Starter
  • Excellent Communication Skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Fabrication Manager

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Materials Management & Logistics

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Manufacturing Manager

The Purpose: The Fabrication Manager must plan, direct and coordinate the operations of Fabrication Department. The Fabrication Manager is responsible to ensure and improve performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of departmental through the provision of effective strategies and methods.

Main Responsibilities
•    Manage resources (machine, manpower and material) within the Fabrication and Springs Departments to achieve production plans
•    Manage capacity constraints and initiate capital replacement or increased capacity
•    Ensure Kanban availability for DOPS picking is maintained at a high level
•    Ensure Quality standards are maintained for all components 
•    Oversee the handling of clock cards, attendance records and hiring/dismissal of personnel
•    Generate man-hour reports, shop utilisation and time reports
•    Support and participate in any production related managerial role
•    Promote a culture of continuous improvement
•    Ensure departments technology is kept up-to-date
•    Enforce compliance with all Security and loss control procedures and standards
•    Enforce strict housekeeping procedures 
•    Safe storage of hazardous materials and chemicals
•    Input into Operational expenditure
•    Input into Capital expenditure and/or equipment replacement
•    Manage sections to work within the constraints of budgeted costs
•    Ensure safety procedures followed by staff 

Minimum Requirements
•    Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
•    National Diploma or B-Tech Mechanical Engineering
•    8 - 10 years’ experience in Manufacturing environment with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position
•    Must have experience in high volume and various production processes
•    Computer literate

Competencies
•    Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Must have the ability to manage a diverse team
•    Must be a self-starter 
•    Must give attention to detail
•    Must have people skills
•     Self-Management

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Felicia Mosehla (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 30 September 2020.

Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful.



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Front End Software Engineer

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive and Programme Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be focused on designing and delivering the front-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better. You will participate in architectural and service delivery design, define User Interface requirements, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality. You will use your extensive front-end software development skills to provide intuitive and powerful User Interface systems for long term support and administration teams to manage the platform and the client services it provides.
  • You will design, define, integrate and customise UI and reporting components – yourself, in your team, and in association with our software partners. You will test, validate and mercilessly hunt down bugs and broken interfaces. You will show the world that sophisticated software can be reliable, flexible and easy to use – and that can think for itself. 
  • We need someone that has spent years building tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience building Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar. Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for advanced technology development and automation and testing best practices.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical Engineering highly advantageous
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Worked with UI frameworks which are fit for purpose within the project scope
  • Backend, frontend and API automation and integration experience
  • Deploying underlying infrastructural services to enable these components, including leading Web server, database and Enterprise Service Bus technologies
  • Have experience in designing systems for high utilisation, high availability deployments
  • Must have some experience deploying to and connecting containers
  • Experience in logging and log analytics, and configuring and maintaining monitoring tools
  • Linux based OS (5-10 years)
  • Git source code management
  • Experience with code deployment and management systems like Jenkins, and infrastructure-as-code (Terraform)
  • Able to provide examples of relevant work

 

Attributes

  • User Experience (UX) design skills and knowledge of best practices to deliver dashboards and configuration panels for end user use and management of IOT application systems
  • Worked with the following types of tools or similar: unstructured search (Elasticsearch), logging (Logstash), analytics, visualisation, graphing (Kibana, Grafana), business insights analytics (PowerBI, Tableau, Jasper)
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and implementations for back-end and front-end testing
  • Manage an end-to-end test plan for the required set of features and execute on it
  • Prior experience in automated testing of APIs
  • Proven development skill in key enterprise software languages such as C++/C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP
  • Understanding of message queues and familiarity with MQTT and rapid development tools like NodeJS
  • Proficiency managing and deploying services on public Cloud and Cloud-native environments
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux systems administration and Identity and Access Management
  • Advanced containerisation knowledge
  • Ability to work both at the office and at home, and self-manage
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com.



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INTERNAL SALES / DATA CAPTURER

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

INTERNAL SALES / DATA CAPTURER

Commercial Division – Port Elizabeth

 

This position reports to: Regional Manager - Business Development

 

The purpose:  Effective dealing with clients, staff and other visitors to the CBI Port Elizabeth Branch

 

Main Responsibilities:.

  • Maintain and keep a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Responsible for all customer accounts, focusing especially on Independent Accounts (114)
  • Ensure filing of these accounts is kept in an orderly manner. (Orders, Acknowledgements, PODs,

Credits Notes, etc.

  • Liaise, co-operate and maintain good relations with other departments and branches.
  • Assist Warehouse Staff with administration, stock or other general duties as and when required.
  • Assist with Stocktaking or Perpetual stock takes.
  • Do regular order maintenance, focusing especially on the Panel Building/OEM Accounts (115)
  • Assist with RFQ’s/Tenders and Projects as and when required.

Data Capturing/Order Processing

  • Ensure  swift  and  accuratOrder  Execution  including  the  Loading,  Checking and  Entry  of incoming customer / handwritten orders onto data system.
  • Allocation of products to various customer accounts on the system where applicable – same day

urgent orders.

  • Be familiar with the operational procedures and instructions as detailed in the Order Processing
  • Departmental Manual, as well as adherence there to.

Account Managing/Sales Duties

  • Follow up account queries, non-payments & credit limits.
  • Maintain Customer base by checking that all orders are correctly loaded-check hold status, dates

(LEAD TIME TABLE) Fax /email Order acknowledgments.

  • Manage due/overdue Order list -To be advised Date (31/12/2040).
  • Attend  and  Follow  Ups  with  customers  /  Technical  Sales  Representatives  on  Overdue  &

unresolved queries, phone calls & copy invoices.

  • Monitor and assist with the co-ordination of all special projects.

Administration

  • Ensure the maintenance of PODs
  • Log all incoming orders in the appropriate register.
  • Ensure that procedures are followed on Companys Credit Policy.
  • Contribute to the RGA procedure and facilitate the authorisation of credit notes passed ensuring

that claims are properly researched and approved, within agreed parameters.

  • Fax/Email Statements, PODs, Credit Notes and Invoices to customers
  • Update master customer list - internally.
  • Assist and liaise with Technical Sales regarding claims, returns and price queries.
  • Distribute incoming mail/correspondence to relevant staff.
  • E-Mail marketing related literature.

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12).
  • The ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • High Level of Computer Literacy (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.)

 

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and able to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Must have a solid understanding of sales processes, ethics and dynamics

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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JUNIOR MARKETING ASSISTANT

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Marketing

Minimum Requirements

JUNIOR MARKETING ASSISTANT

Marketing
 

This position reports to: Marketing Manager

 

Main Purpose:  The Junior Marketing Assistant will be responsible for taking on a variety of tasks that allow for the successful completion of marketing campaigns and activities.  The ideal candidate has marketing experience and is self-motivated to complete tasks on a deadline with little supervision.

 

Graphic Designer Job Duties:

  • Working with the Marketing Manager and Marketing Department to ensure the attainment of the company's marketing goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other departments, including HR, engineering, production, sales, product management, etc.
  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities, such as order processing and other internal processes
  • Update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information
  • Assist with organising and monitoring traditional or digital campaigns and developing marketing strategies
  • Employ marketing analytics and research techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Assist in the organising and execution of internal and external events, and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Compose and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts
  • Compile marketing literature and content (brochures, press releases, etc.)
  • Graphic design using programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and / or CorelDraw - company literature, social media content, etc.
  • Working with a wide range of media, including photography and product drawings
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed according to the timeline provided
  • Communicate directly with clients and suppliers, and encourage trusting relationships

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field
  • 2+ years' experience working in marketing and / or advertising
  • Graphic Design skills using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and / or CorelDraw

 

Competencies

  • Dynamic and motivated self-starter
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Well-organised with a customer-oriented approach
  • Graphic Design skills using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and / or CorelDraw
  • Creativity & Flexibility
  • Attention to Detail
  • Basic technical knowledge will be an advantage

 

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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LEAD / SENIOR DEVELOPER

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: IT Manager

Main Responsibilities
Areas of responsibility include the following:
•    As a software lead, you will be involved in designing, reviewing, coding features that enable our Digital workplace. 
•    You will develop software and services at scale, innovating on the latest technologies (IoT, Cloud, modern web, Mobile, Social, Security Software and services) while engineering as a DevOps in a highly automated environment with Continuous Integration & Deployment as well as instrumenting telemetry that helps us monitor our service and helps diagnose and resolve issues quickly. 
•    Setting tasks and development goals.
•    Lead a team of Software Developers.
•    Hold the team and individuals accountable for results by providing clarity.
•    Provide expertise and lead the design and implementation of Operating and Business Software Services.
•    Guide developers in implementation and conduct regular code review.
•    Drive a DevOps culture establishing top engineering processes/practices.
•    Energize people by motivating and infusing optimism.
•    Drive an inclusive culture within and external to team.
•    Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance.
•    Designing, coding, and implementing scalable applications.
•    Testing and debugging code.
•    Reviewing website interface and software stability.
•    Troubleshooting software issues.
•    Providing systems training to staff.

Minimum Requirements
•      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
•     10+ years of experience delivering scalable and resilient services and applications.
•      Experience managing a team of developers.
•      Experience in senior business stakeholder’s management for critical programs.
•      Proven track record of building enterprise scale services on cloud platform.
•    Experience working in an Agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban/etc.) with the ability to perform multiple    roles (Developer, Scrum Master).

Attributes
•    10+ years of full-stack development software development experience.
•    10+ years of C# (or equivalent) experience with the ability to contribute to technical architecture across web/mobile, middle tier, and data components.
•    5+ years of experience of leading software engineering team.
•    5+ years of experience designing secure, scalable and cost-efficient PaaS services on the AWS EC2 or Microsoft Azure platform.
•    Experience in building mobile applications for iOS and/or Android platform using React Native, Android Studio, Swift, Objective C is a great plus.
•    Experience with microservices and serverless architectures.
•    Passion for innovation and a vision for how technology can add ambient intelligence to the workplace.
•    Experience shaping a DevOps culture with a vision for building and nurturing an innovative culture while maintaining a Live Site focus.
•    Capability to work independently on the most complex code contributions of a feature.
•    Knowledge of AS400 DB2 databases and RPG programming.
•    SharePoint application development.
•    QlikView or BI data modelling.
•    Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 03 September 2020.
 



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Moulding Controller

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Materials Management & Logistics

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Moulding Manager

The Purpose: The Moulding Controller must take charge and control the day-to-day production activities in the moulding plant.

Main Responsibilities
•    Manage resources & efficiency of the Mould Shop
•    Supervision and Control of Supervisors, Setters, Operators and Plant Operations
•    Meeting the production plan for moulded components: right quantity, quality and on-time delivery 
•    Take charge of and control quality related issues
•    Control all aspects of materials handling and plastics manufacturing processes
•    Ensure setters and operators follow prescribed manufacturing SOP and QC instructions
•    Ensure the correct handling of raw materials, work orders, KANBAN and material issues
•    Understand and know how to execute plant start-up and shut-down procedures
•    Handling of clock system, attendance and discipline of resources
•    Ensure Moulding employees maintain good performance and morale
•    Maintain occupational health and safety in the plant – resources and machinery.
•    Ensure ongoing training into all quality and safety related procedures and regulations

Minimum Requirements
•    Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
•    National Diploma or BTech in Plastics Technology
•    Practical knowledge of injection moulding and injection-compression moulding
•    Minimum of 5 Years supervisory experience in a plastics moulding plant
•    Working knowledge of KANBAN; BPCS & SPC would be an advantage

Competencies
•    Self-starter 
•    Results orientated 
•    Good communication skills & good interpersonal skills
•    Attention to detail

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Felicia Mosehla (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 30 September 2020.

Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful.



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PROCESS ENGINEER

Updated 2 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

PROCESS ENGINEER

Manufacturing Division

 

This position reports to: Process Engineering Manager

 

Main Purpose:

 

The purpose of the position is to provide a support service to the engineering and manufacturing departments of CBI Electric. To establish, maintain and optimize manufacturing and assembly capability in line with the current manufacturing requirements and latest industry technologies.

 

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • Support new product development to ensure manufacturing capability and process optimisation
  • Technical support for manufacturing department processes and equipment
  • Plant layouts
  • Maintaining manufacturing capability
  • Investigating latest manufacturing technology trends
  • Investigating and implementing CAPEX projects
  • Initiating continuous improvement projects aimed at improving efficiencies and reducing costs
  • Supporting cost accounting functions with regards to work centre and cost centre rates

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • National Diploma / B.Tech B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to continuous improvement methodologies
  • Exposure to tool and die making, an advantage

 

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and enthusiastic

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 19 November 2020.

 



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Project Manager

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be to manage the delivery of a team that is building the back-end and front-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better.
  • You will participate in architectural and integration design, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality.
  • You will relentlessly drive the adoption of enterprise-class product development management and software development management methodologies.
  • We need someone that has spent years managing the build of tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience in projects that are Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar.
  • Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for bringing to life automation and testing best practices to create intuitive, reliable and user-friendly technology systems.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc, BIS, BCom or BEng degree in Computer, Software, Information or related Sciences from a reputable university
  • Project Management qualification and minimum four years’ experience in Agile or similar methodologies
  • Certification(s) in leading project management tools such as Jira, LeanKit, Pivotal, etc.
  • At least 5 years prior experience in the role of project manager within a software development environment
  • Agile experience and certification (Scrum Master, SAFE, similar)

 

Attributes

  • Thorough understanding of project management techniques and methods
  • Facilitate product backlog, sprint planning, sprint backlog, sprints
  • Upload projects on selected digital platform and document all aspects of AGILE process
  • Manage timelines for projects with component owners to meet project outcome and deliverables on time and in full
  • Lead project sprint reviews based on project methodology requirement (AGILE/Waterfall)
  • Lead cross-functional support meetings and remove obstacles for successful implementation of projects
  • Lead migration from Waterfall to AGILE project management methods
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office
  • Understanding on PMBOK and Prince2
  • Ability to manage a team of developers in a product/engineering team
  • Experience working with roadmaps and tracking towards strategic, long-term goals
  • Good understanding of IT concepts and the SDLC
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking
  • Proven ability to work independently from home and office without supervision whilst driving decision in a collaborative fashion
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Western Cape)

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Western Cape

 

This position reports to: Regional Manager

Main Purpose: Governed by the Company’s policies, procedures and guidelines established by the Company and Management; the sales team is to generate sales of CBI services and products and achieving the targeted cost/revenue ratio and to provide professional, prompt and reliable service to the existing and potential customer base.

Main Responsibilities

  • Market and Promote the CBI product range to all players in the industry within his/her assigned area of responsibility.  These will include but are not limited to:

 

    • Specifying Authorities
    • Eskom & Municipalities
    • Industry end users
    • Consulting Engineers
    • Electrical Contractors
    • Electrical Wholesalers
    • OEMS

 

  • Conduct training and discuss product development as to ensure that all re-sellers, users and specifiers of CBI products are fully aware of the entire product range and are technically informed and kept up to date with the latest information.
  • Identify potential opportunities for new markets through market research and sales leads.  Participate in the development of appropriate sales strategies.
  • Develop call plans based upon sales initiatives and geographic location of account; achieve account goals and implementing business/sales strategies.
  • Compile and maintain a comprehensive and up to date project list for the assigned area.
  • Keep management informed of market changes and trends, which may affect our business, especially with regard to our competitors. Track and report on competitive influence and market conditions in the territory and recommend actions to counteract competitive activities.
  • Assist marketing in installing, updating and advertising material, campaigns, special promotions, launches etc.
  • Manage customer relations with regards to customers return goods or credit and or repairs. Making sure that the customer receives appropriate feedback and that a professional customer experience is maintained at all times.
  • Communicate order information to CBI Sales Admin and Customer administration to ensure timely processing of customer orders.
  • Project a positive and professional image when representing the Company.
  • Attend team meetings, planning and review meetings to help forecast sales and develop strategies for closing sales cycles.
  • Conduct periodic post-sale customer care to answer customer questions, solve customer problems and to maintain a rapport with customers.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • National Diploma or Degree in Business Management/ Marketing Management (preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s License & be willing to travel
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a sales environment

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be self-driven and able to work under pressure and unsupervised
  • Must have a solid understanding of sales processes, ethics and dynamics

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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SETTER (Springs Department)

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

SETTER

SPRINGS DEPARTMENT

This position reports to: Springs Foreman

The purpose: Receive Production plan, WIP, orders from Foreman/Planner.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Re-act to KANBAN system
  • Ensure correct material is ordered by planner
  • Ensure correct slide & gauges are available or Program for CNC machine.
  • Ensure drawings & inspection instructions are of the latest approved revision.
  • Identify correct machine for compression component being manufactured.
  • Clean slides & machine and check machine weight
  • Prepare machine for new production run
  • Prepare for first batch of components
  • Check clock cards for machines
  • Follow QC procedure on 1st off production
  • Final material feed through for production
  • Separate first-off and retain as sample for production run & operator guide
  • Record measurements & sign off schedule with Operator.
  • Explain requirements to Operator according to inspection instruction
  • Monitor Operator to ensure he/she understands all instructions
  • Ensure the First-off accepted batch is available to operator.
  • Take random sample from Operators for testing KANBAN system, Engineering drawings & revisions
  • Preparation of CNC machine to work when scheduled.
  • Ensure working area is clean and items stored in their proper place.
  • Ensure all instruments are calibrated
  • Communicate with QC on status of gauges
  • Ensure maintenance carries out lubrication

 

Minimum Requirement

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Qualified Fitter and Turner or Toolmaker Qualification
  • Spring making experience
  • Computer literate

 

Competencies

  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Accurate administration, documentation control and record keeping
  • Willingness to work alternative hours

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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SETTER (Turning Department)

Updated 4 days ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Production

Minimum Requirements

SETTER

Turning Department

This position reports to: Turning Supervisor

The purpose:  Continues monitoring of machines ensuring conformance and integrity of manufactured product

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Setup of D6 and D2 Cam-Auto and CNC machines used in the manufacturing of components used in circuit breakers
  • Produce first and last off machined components against drawing requirements
  • Ensure drawings, gauges and measuring equipment is to the latest revision and within calibration dates
  • Ensure production meets and stays according to CBI Quality standards
  • Sorting of non-conforming product
  • Verification of turned components using gauges, fixtures and measuring equipment
  • Logging results on Infinity system
  • Ability to Manufacture specialized and regrind of machining tools
  • General maintenance of all machines `

 

Minimum Requirement

  •  Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Fitting & Turning or Toolmaker Trade
  • Production experience
  • Computer literate

 

Competencies

  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • Accurate administration, documentation control and record keeping
  • Willingness to work alternative hours

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 07 December 2020.



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Sharepoint Application Developer

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: IT Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • Review website and application requirements.
  • Setting tasks and development goals.
  • Configuring the company SharePoint systems to specified requirements.
  • Developing new web components using XML, .NET, SQL, and C#
  • Designing, coding, and implementing scalable applications.
  • Developing SharePoint Document libraries, Wiki sites, Lists, Workflows.
  • Define and Manage Share Point security.
  • Extending SharePoint functionality with forms, web parts, and application technologies.
  • Testing and debugging code.
  • Reviewing website interface and software stability.
  • Troubleshooting software issues.
  • Maintaining and updating SharePoint applications.
  • Providing systems training to staff.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) certification
  • Previous experience as a SharePoint Developer
  • Extensive knowledge of C#, ASP .NET, and .NET Frameworks
  • Familiarity with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, XML, Jquery, SQL Server, and Web Services
  • High-level coding skills
  • Ability to solve complex software issues
  • Ability to project manage

 

Attributes

  • Detail orientated
  • Self-motivated

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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Software Automation Engineer

Updated 3 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Project Executive and Programme Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

Areas of responsibility include the following:

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and project managers, collaborating closely with the in-house electrical engineering team, developing and integrating technology systems that will tie together complex IOT, Cloud-replication and a set of service delivery components that are being delivered by software development partners.
  • Your role will be focused on designing and delivering the back-end systems that will underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT solution that will change the world immeasurably for the better. You will participate in architectural and integration design, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate their delivery of the necessary functionality.
  • You will use your extensive software automation and systems integration skills to chain all the components together into a resilient, scalable and highly efficient software stack.
  • You will design, define, integrate and automate components – yourself, in your team, and in association with our software partners. You will test, validate and mercilessly hunt down bugs and broken workflows. You will show the world that sophisticated software can be reliable, flexible and easy to use – and that can think for itself. 
  • We need someone that has spent years building tech in Linux/BSD environments, has experience building Cloud-native in AWS/Azure/similar. Someone who understands implementing and integrating open source systems, and brings in a flair for advanced technology development and automation and testing best practices.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Electrical Engineering highly advantageous
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Worked with automation frameworks which are fit for purpose within the project scope
  • Knowledge of MSTOP, ITIL and eTOM based processes is important
  • Backend, frontend and API automation and integration experience
  • Deploying underlying infrastructural services to enable these integrations, including leading databases, message queue and Enterprise Service Bus technologies
  • Develop or customise and manage the APIs required for these integrations, including experience in leading API management tools
  • Must have some experience deploying to and connecting containers
  • Scale and load-based automated test experience
  • Experience in logging and log analytics, and configuring and maintaining monitoring tools
  • Linux based OS (5-10 years)
  • Moderate level of networking experience (core routing and IP skills)
  • Git source code management
  • Experience with code deployment and management systems like Jenkins and infrastructure-as-code tools like Terraform
  • Able to provide examples of relevant work

 

Attributes

  • Knowledge of major service automation frameworks, tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks and implementations for back-end and front-end testing
  • Manage an end-to-end test plan for the required set of features and execute on it
  • Prior experience in automated testing of APIs
  • Proven development skill in key enterprise software languages such as C++/C#, Java, Python, PHP
  • Experience with integration using Camel, Kafka, JBoss or equivalent ESM/message bus frameworks
  • A firm understanding of the latest CI/CD, DevOps and automation testing technologies and best practices
  • Proficiency managing and deploying services on public Cloud and Cloud-native environments
  • Excellent English communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux systems administration and Identity and Access Management
  • Advanced containerisation knowledge
  • Ability to work both at the office and at home, and self-manage
  • Ability to interact with software contractor partners and multi-disciplinary engineering teams (software, electrical, industrial)

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2111) in the HR Department or email your application to Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 28 August 2020.



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