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Success is yours for the taking! H.G. Molenaar is a leading international supplier of machinery and services to the food and beverage industries. We pride ourselves on delivering the latest professionally integrated technology – backed by friendly, full-service support. We believe that our success can be attributed to the collaborative efforts of a culturally diverse group of people working across the globe. Our manufacturing site, based in Paarl, South Africa, employs professionals and technicians in the areas of:

  • engineering
  • machining
  • assembly
  • production control
  • accounting
  • finance

As an experienced professional or a well-qualified graduate, H.G. Molenaar’s extensive experience, forward-thinking approach to innovation and worldwide presence, offers a rich and rewarding career path.

Success driven growth has created the following vacancies in:

Paarl:

Videojet Paarl: Financial Manager

We are looking to employ a qualified, highly efficient and experienced Financial Manager to report directly to the General Manager of Videojet, to be based at our offices in Paarl.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum B Com degree or equivalent financial qualification
  • 10 years relevant experience – Accountant to Balance Sheet
  • Have strong financial and costing experience
  • Experienced in doing transactions in foreign currency is essential
  • Must be analytical, a problem solver, able to prioritise, multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate with advanced Excel skills, experienced on ERP systems (SAP, Syspro, we use Qmuzik)

The successful candidate will amongst others be responsible for:

  • Preparing year end audit file
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Debtors review
  • Monthly cash flow reports
  • Journal registers
  • Monthly reporting to GM & Quarterly reporting to the Board
  • Manage finances of foreign entities
  • Fixed asset register – full function
  • Cash flow forecasts – foreign currencies
  • Management accounts variance analysis
  • Develop and maintain stock models
  • Ordering stock form foreign suppliers for all local and foreign entities

Videojet Paarl: Bookkeeper

We are looking to employ an efficient, self-motivated and experienced Bookkeeper at our Videojet offices in Paarl.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A financial qualification
  • 10 years relevant experience – Accountant to Balance Sheet
  • Have strong financial and costing experience
  • Experienced in doing transactions in foreign currency is essential
  • Must be analytical, a problem solver, able to prioritise, multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate with advanced Excel skills, experienced on ERP systems (SAP, Syspro, we use Qmuzik)

The successful candidate will amongst others be responsible for:

  • Assist with budgets
  • Job costing review
  • Warranty parts returned to supplier
  • Outstanding requisitions reports
  • Fixed asset register – full function
  • Contracts and invoicing
  • Manage personnel
  • Co-ordinate bi-annual stock takes
  • Payments to foreign creditors
  • Liaise with foreign suppliers

Videojet Paarl: Customer Service Consultant for Australia

We are looking to employ a friendly, hard-working and efficient person to fill this position, based in Paarl. Please note that as customer service for our Australian branch of Videojet the working hours for this position will be in line with Australian business hours.

The successful candidate must have:

  • 3 -5 years customer service and relevant administrative experience
  • Minimum qualification: Matric
  • A professional manner, with excellent communication skills and telephonic skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to work independently and on one’s own in the office
  • NB: Able to work from 00.00 – 8.00 to fit in with Australian business hours and willing to work longer hours if required

The main responsibilities include:

Duties related to the ordering and supply of imported Videojet labelling and coding equipment:

  • Handle purchase orders
  • Dealing with all correspondence & documentation between freight forwarders & suppliers and tracking all orders &shipments
  • Providing instructions to Couriers and stores personnel
  • Regular communication with customers
  • Picking stock
  • Processing invoices and doing quotations
  • Maintaining spreadsheets on number control
  • Assisting Australian technicians with quotations, report to customers.
  • Order parts and follow up on orders from International suppliers
  • Opening and closing of works orders & invoicing on ERP system (Q-Muzik)
  • Dealing with queries from clients/suppliers/Salespeople and technicians
  • Warranty return goods process
  • Debtors function

Videojet Paarl: 3 Month Temporary Admin Position

We are looking to employ a hard-working and efficient person with a proven track record in Admin to fill this Temporary Admin position, based in Paarl.

The successful candidate must have:

  • 3 – 5 years relevant administrative experience
  • Minimum qualification: Matric
  • Highly computer literate: Proficient on Excel, Word & ERP systems
  • A professional manner, with good communication skills
  • Highly organised, meticulous with strong admin skills

The primary tasks include:

  • Doing detailed quotes
  • Cross checking & referencing quotes
  • Tracking quotes on Excel spreadsheet
  • Creating works orders
  • Invoicing – logging invoices on excel
  • Creating pick lists
  • Lease contract invoicing
  • Job costing
  • Working on ERP system – Qmuzik

 

Durban:

Videojet Durban: Product Specialists/Sales Representatives

The successful candidates will be responsible for selling production line equipment such as industrial continuous ink jet printers for batch & date coding onto FMCG goods, label applicators in an industrial application etc. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals with a proven track record in sales for two open positions in our Durban branch:

  • The person should have a strong sales background especially in prospecting, cold calling and canvassing.
  • Minimum 5 years successful field sales experience to industry
  • Technical knowledge required, but only to a level of understanding technology in machinery very similar to printers, copiers, conveyors etc.
  • Some existing and referred customers will be passed onto this person, but main responsibility will be cold calling, bringing in new clients, and growing the area allocated to them.
  • Should have own transport.
  • Large amount of local travel involved.
  • Work environment will be mainly manufacturing plants, factories, packaging plants etc.
  • Grade 12 School qualification, computer literacy and good administrative skills are required

[/toggle] Interested candidates should send their CV’s & copies of qualifications, for the attention of Deirdre Conway (indicate position applying for) to:  recruitment@hgmolenaar.com  HGM reserves the right to not fill these posts at this time. If you have not been contacted within 21 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful.