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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:


Videojet Paarl: Bookkeeper + Stock Administrator

We are looking to employ an efficient, self-motivated and experienced Bookkeeper + Stock Administrator 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
  • Former work experience in a manufacturing environment will be highly beneficial, must at least understand the manufacturing environment
  • 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 among others be responsible for:

  • Assist with budgets
  • Fixed asset register (leased machines & Unlimited Protection Plan) admin
  • Management of stores personnel’s functions
  • Preparation and submission of payment pack for creditors
  • Purchasing processing & “ad hoc” purchasing
  • Liaise with suppliers & freight forwarders
  • Co-ordinating & processing of bi-annual stock takes – March, April, Oct
  • Manage weekly cycle counts in all locations and sort out queries
  • Manage inventory expiry
  • Bookkeeping Australia
  • Bookkeeping Mauritius
  • Ad hoc reporting as needed

Stock Planner/Manager

We are looking to employ an experienced, innovative and highly motivated person to fill this Paarl based position

The successful candidate must have:

  • Grade 12 with maths + Accounting
  • Tertiary qualification: Costing, Logistics or Supply Chain Management
  • Stores supply chain management work experience
  • Experience in an engineering manufacturing environment
  • High level of numeracy
  • Strong admin skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience working on ERP systems
  • MS office (advanced Excel)
  • Ability to conceptualise, develop and implement stock supply chain policies & procedures that meet company objectives
  • Ability to think analytically & laterally within the stores & manufacturing processes
  • An assertive, strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills – fluent in English & Afrikaans
  • Strong planning, organising, co-ordinating & problem solving abilities
  • Ability it think on one’s fee and at times multi-task
  • Healthy customer service awareness
  • Teamwork approach
  • Flexible and willing to work longer hours if required

The primary tasks include:

  • Catalogue stock levels – Evaluate, set & maintain adequate stock levels through the MRP systems
  • Monthly SOH valuations per Bulk Store
  • Report Stock variances monthly & YTD
  • Report stock management interventions
  • Manage stores stock counts, process variances & publish results
  • Kick-off ad hoc stock variance prevention measures
  • Manage QMuzik part master & stock catalogue
  • Detect stock valuation price variances
  • Report and prevent all “stockouts”
  • Initiate stock replenishment orders for local and imported catalogue stock items
  • Process ad hoc on request stock adjustments during the month
  • Process stock write-off/scrapping transaction
  • Process stock recovery/salvage transactions to match existing BOM requirements
  • Work closely with operations manager & procurement officer
  • Change Management – Manage all stores staff, measure productivity, develop & implement sustainable self-managed stores workflows
  • Stores housekeeping – Audit stores housekeeping disciplines and processes & establish high level of organisation in stores & prevent clutter in stores, maintain lean stock holding
  • Service delivery – Provide excellent stores service to other divisions through accurate and effective processing of stock requests

Videojet Paarl: 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 for an open position in our Paarl 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

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.