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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:

Cashbook and Accounts Assistant

We are looking for an all-rounder to work in our financial department dealing with Cashbook and general accounts administration duties.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric
  • Minimum 10 years cashbook and accounts admin experience
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Experience working on an ERP system or accounting package
  • Ability to process high volumes of work
  • Meticulous, attention to detail and accuracy ESSENTIAL
  • Assertive, self-confident team player

Duties:

  • Responsible for the cashbook function – local & foreign
  • Data capturing and preparation and loading of payments for authorisation
  • Daily cash management and ad hoc payment preparations
  • Reconciling expense control sheets
  • Help oversee and manage individual accounts and credit cards expenses
  • Capturing and balancing cheques
  • Reconciling advances and expenses for business trips
  • Ensuring all payments amounts and records are accurate
  • Working with journals and spreadsheets
  • In absence of other financial staff assisting with debtors, creditors and invoices
  • Relief switchboard
  • Biannual stock count

Credit Controller/Debtors Clerk

We are looking to employ an experienced, hard-working and efficient person to fill this Paarl based position

The successful candidate must have:

  • 8-10 years experience in credit control
  • Matric + Bookkeeping, credit control or similar qualification
  • Excellent computer skills – experienced on Excel and ERP system
  • A quick learner, who is dedicated and enjoys credit control
  • Organised, neat and pays attention to detail
  • Able to cope under pressure and respond quickly to customer requests
  • A professional manner, with excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Presentable and confident to visit corporate customers to address account queries
  • Flexible and willing to work longer hours if required

The primary tasks include:

  • Check bank statements and do age analyses
  • Process and settle payments
  • Follow up on overdue payments
  • Process cash sales and settle
  • Do credit checks on new credit applications
  • Process invoices and send statements
  • Debtors account maintenance and settle unallocated payments
  • Journals
  • Communicate on a daily basis with customers
  • Liaise with attorneys

Johannesburg:

Videojet Regional Sales Manager: Gauteng

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the Gauteng sales area as well as managing the sales team 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. This is a Johannesburg based position.

We are looking for a strong candidate with an excellent track record in sales as well as proven management experience. The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum 10 years successful field sales experience to industry
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing a sales team
  • Grade 12 School qualification, computer literacy and good administrative skills are required, additional qualifications such as a marketing degree/diploma will be an advantage
  • Technical knowledge required, but only to a level of understanding technology in machinery very similar to printers, copiers, conveyors etc.
  • Should have own transport
  • Large amount of local travel involved
  • Work environment will be mainly manufacturing plants, factories, packaging plants etc.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Maintain own sales target for dedicated area on all technologies
  • Increase performance of sales team to meet yearly targets
  • Improve sales efficiency in the sales division
  • Maintain sales targets for sales personnel in their respective areas on all technologies
  • Successful expansion of new areas
  • Successful securing of new key customers & target industries
  • Retain existing key customers
  • Leadership, motivation, training & assessment of general performance of sales team
  • Chair weekly national sales meetings
  • Manage & guide sales personnel with prospective customers
  • General sales management duties.

Videojet JHB: Product Specialist/Sales Representative

The successful candidate 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 an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a proven track record in sales to fill this Johannesburg based position:

  • The person should have a strong sales background especially in 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.