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Unless otherwise stated, positions are at our Johannesburg headquarters and factory.

Design Engineer - Electronics

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Head Designer - Electrical

Main Purpose: Design integrated electronics for new CBI products (smart circuit breakers and energy metering).

Main Responsibilities

  • Electronic design (Conception, design, simulation, specify bill of materials, assembly, integration, documentation) of assemblies or systems for use in:
  • Products for electrical protection and energy metering.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Minimum BSc (Eng.)  / BEng degree in Electrical/Electronics
  • Experience in mixed signal design and circuit layout
  • Experience in writing software / embedded firmware

Advantageous

  • Relevant Master’s Degree
  • Knowledge of IoT networking, system integration and database design
  • Experience in data acquisition and processing

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of projects and working unsupervised
  • Work independently and in a team as required

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 January 2021.

"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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Updated 2 months ago
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

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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MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER - Product Development

Updated 3 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Head - Mechanical Design Engineer

 

Main Purpose: The purpose of the position is to Specify, design, develop and evaluate precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, subsystems or components.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Execution of work is to be performed on Computer Aided Design and simulation work station.
  • Participate in failure diagnostic processes as required for customer and product support.
  • Detailed analysis of test results and where necessary failure analysis to initiate corrective actions.
  • Systematic analysis of the performance of equipment, subsystems and products.
  • Applying best practice methods and procedures for testing mechanical components or sub-systems.
  • General understanding of the manufacturing and production processes.
  • Application of measurement uncertainty calculations where appropriate or required.
  • Establish best methods, practices and processes required to achieve the required reproducibility and repeatability in manufacturing CBI products.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance and technical audit inspections of equipment and facilities used in the department.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • B Eng./B Sc. (Mechanical) or equivalent
  • Ideally the incumbent will have 3-year experience in a similar product development environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of product development procedures and methodologies (an added advantage)

 

Advantageous

  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of mechanical and/or electrical equipment or systems.
  • Familiar with the principles and discipline of project management

 

Competencies

  • Work independently or in a team.
  • Verbally and in writing communicate on product development and design related matters.
  • Develop or support software in one or more of the industry standard software languages.

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 24 February 2021.

"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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PLATING LABORATORY TECHNICIAN - Plating

Updated 3 weeks ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Plating Supervisor

 

Main Purpose: The purpose of the position is to conduct chemical analysis of all plating baths. Ensure that the quality of components conform to the engineering drawings & specifications.

Main Responsibilities

  • Check thickness of the plating on components
  • Analyse chemicals used in Plating processes
  • Prepare reports and capture data for information purposes
  • Loading of barrels for plating
  • Ensure all additions are made correctly
  • Inspections are done & captured
  • Random component checks
  • Perform quality checks on components produced after hours
  • Consistency & accuracy of chemical process
  • Continuous recording plating data
  • Able to follow strict quality control processes
  • Maintain accurate quality records
  • Adhere to all Safety regulations for use in a chemical environment
  • Follow all Occupational health rules within the Plating/chemical plant
  • Ensure safe storage and handling of chemicals and equipment
  • Adhere to all housekeeping rules
  • Carry out any reasonable task assigned to you by your foreman
  • Keep Foreman or Manager informed of problems and/or difficulties
  • Adhere to all Security procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certification (Grade 12)
  • Minimum of N6 - Chemical Engineering
  • 2 years working experience in a Plating laboratory environment
  • Minimum 2 years working with Plating Equipments

Competencies

  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to use measurement equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 February 2021.

"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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Product Manager X3 - Commercial Division

Updated 1 month ago
Job Level: Management
Department: Marketing

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Manager Product Manager

 

Main Purpose:                                                                             

 

Purpose:

The purpose is focused on the management of CBI Product portfolios with the local and export markets.

This role is required to translate customer requirements to engineering, quality and manufacturing teams, as well as maintain sales forecasts and stock levels. Detailed technical knowledge is required to support customer requirements.

 

Duties:

 

  • Set sales forecasts and manage stock levels
  • Provide technical internal and external training
  • Maintain extensive product knowledge
  • Maintain market knowledge, and be familiar with competitor offerings
  • Maintain product catalogues and documentation
  • Provide after sales support to customers
  • Assist sector managers in the development of application notes and design guides
  • Provide input to assist with Product development strategies
  • Manage market phase in and phase out of products
  • Assist with Tender product identification

Product Range:

  • Entire CBI portfolio

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12(Matric)
  • NDIP Essential
  • BTech/BSC Electrical preferable
  • Electrical trade essential
  • 5 years electrical experience preferable
  • Proven application skills
  • Customer Support experience

 

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 on or before 10 February 2021.

"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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Sales Representative (Eastern Cape)

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Professional
Department: Sales (South Africa)

Minimum Requirements

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 12 January 2021.

"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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SECRETARY - Operations

Updated 6 days ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Operations Executive

 

Main Purpose: The purpose of this position is to support the work of managers by undertaking a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Often act as the manager's first point of contact with people from both inside and outside the organisation.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • General secretarial and admin duties
  • Typing of management reports and general word documents
  • Data capture
  • Co-ordinating Executive’s diary
  • Handling incoming and outgoing communication and re-routing to appropriate departments when necessary
  • Answering routine correspondence within limits of authority
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Preparation of presentations and documentation
  • Making local and international travel reservations and itinerary bookings, including arranging appointments and visas where required
  • Maintain a comprehensive filing system and actioning all routine office administration functions (e. g. maintaining leave schedules, taking of minutes, manage pool car, reconcile petty cash, and annual Fixed Asset verification amongst others)

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a Secretary
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • ERP LX experience advantageous

 

Competencies

  • Good communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Good Telephone Skills
  • Planning Skills
  • Attention to details

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 09 March 2021.

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Toolmaker

Updated 2 months ago
Job Level: Skilled
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Toolroom Foreman and Toolroom Manager, Technical Division

The Purpose: Maintenance and manufacturing of press tooling and moulding tools

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To meet set delivery dates to schedules
  • To ensure that tools are manufactured to drawings
  • To ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • To ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspects
  • To control and manufacture tools to calculated times
  • To maintain existing tools in working order
  • To ensure that work is efficiently carried out

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Toolmaker with a Trade Test
  • 5 - 10 years ‘post-apprenticeship experience’ in a tool-room environment maintaining, repairing and manufacturing Precision Progression tools

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work shifts

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 15 January 2021.

"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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TOOLMAKER - Toolroom

Updated 6 days ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Toolroom Manager

 

The Purpose: The purpose of this position is to do Maintenance and manufacturing of press tooling and moulding tools

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing and maintenance of special purpose equipment for manufacturing departments
  • To meet set delivery dates and schedules
  • To ensure that all equipment and gauges are manufactured to drawings
  • To maintain decentralised operations machinery
  • To assist production departments in machine and equipment maintenance
  • To ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • To ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspects
  • To ensure that work is carried out efficiently

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Toolmaker with a Trade Test
  • 5 - 10 years ‘post-apprenticeship experience’ in a tool-room environment maintaining, repairing and manufacturing Precision Progression tools
  • Pneumatic and PLC experience
  • Manufacturing experience

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work shifts

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 09 March 2021.

"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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WASH BAY ATTENDANT - Main Stores

Updated 6 days ago
Minimum Requirements

This position reports to: Main Stores Foreman

 

Main Purpose: The purpose of this position is to wash, clean and pack bins as per work instruction

MS1-002.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To wash, clean and pack bins as per work instruction:
    • Wash, clean and vacuum designated items and areas
    • Set up Pressure washer
  • Maintain record of Bins:
    • Washed bins
    • Unwashed bins
  • Keep wash area clean and cleared of rubbish at all times.
  • Keep trolley storage area clean
  • Liaise with Superior
  • Execute any other valid tasks assigned by the supervisor and/or manager
  • Follow strict health & safety rules and procedures
  • Wear correct safety and protective clothing

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • 2 - 3 years working experience

 

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Work independently or in a team

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 09 March 2021.

"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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