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We are thrilled to announce an exciting job opening for the position of Industrial Designer /Senior Design Engineer within our organization. As an Industrial Designer, you will have the opportunity to shape and innovate the future of our product line, combining aesthetics, functionality, and user experience to create exceptional designs.

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:
1. Research and development
2. Concept design and development
3. Design
4. Engineering
5. 3D design
6. Manufacturing data
7. Prototyping
8. Technical support
9. Factory support
10. Creating technical data
11. Creating fitment instructions
12. Creating BOMs
13. Creating Assembly instructions
14. Creating QC documents

Experience and Qualifications:
 Proficient in both SolidWorks and Solid Edge
 5yrs + experience in 3D modelling
 National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering or BTech: Mechanical Engineering (Specifically looking for a technically qualified individual.)

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Time Management
● Problem-Solving
● Excellent Communication skills
● Stocktaking
● Deadline driven.
● Attention to detail.
● Computer literacy

We are delighted to announce a senior-level job opportunity for the position of Senior Design Engineer within our organization. As a Senior Design Engineer, you will play a critical role in leading and driving our design initiatives, contributing to the development of cutting-edge products and solutions.

Duties and responsibilities but not limited to:
1. Research and development
2. Concept design and development
3. Design
4. Engineering
5. 3D design
6. Manufacturing data
7. Prototyping
8. Technical support
9. Factory support
10. Creating technical data
11. Creating fitment instructions
12. Creating BOMs
13. Creating Assembly instructions
14. Creating QC documents

Experience and Qualifications:
 Proficient in both SolidWorks and Solid Edge
 5yrs + experience in 3D modelling
 National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering or BTech: Mechanical Engineering (Specifically looking for a technically qualified individual.)

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Time Management
● Problem-Solving
● Excellent Communication skills
● Stocktaking
● Deadline driven.
● Attention to detail.
● Computer literacy

Job Overview:

Join our dynamic team as a Website Coordinator and play a pivotal role in optimizing our online presence. The ideal candidate will be a tech-savvy individual with a passion for creating seamless web experiences. As the Website Coordinator, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams, ensuring our website reflects our brand identity, engages users, and contributes to overall business goals.

Reporting: 

The successful incumbent will be reporting to the Marketing Manager

Duties/Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include the following and will be amended from time to time due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

Assist in the build of the new website:

  • Assist developers with any necessary information and content that is required to build the new Alu-Cab website. Work closely with the content team to integrate and update website content.

Website Management:

  • Regularly update and maintain website content to ensure accuracy, relevance, and compliance with brand guidelines.
  • Coordinate with content creators, designers, and developers to implement changes, improvements, or new features on the website.

User Experience Enhancement:

  • Analyze website user behavior and feedback to identify opportunities for enhancing the user experience.
  • Collaborate with the design team to optimize website layout, navigation, and overall usability.

Content Coordination:

  • Manage content calendars, schedules, and workflows to ensure timely publication of blog posts, articles, and other website content.
  • Work closely with content creators to maintain a consistent brand voice and messaging.

SEO Optimization:

  • Implement and optimize SEO strategies to improve the website's search engine rankings and visibility.
  • Monitor and analyze key SEO metrics and performance indicators.

Digital Marketing Integration:

  • Coordinate with the marketing team to ensure seamless integration of digital marketing campaigns and promotions on the website.
  • Implement tracking mechanisms for campaign performance analysis.

Analytics and Reporting:

  • Utilize web analytics tools to generate regular reports on website performance, user behavior, and key metrics.
  • Provide insights and recommendations based on analytical findings.

Skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with web development platforms, CMS (Content Management System), and basic HTML/CSS.
  • Strong understanding of SEO best practices and web analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics).
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality user experiences.
  • Proven experience in website coordination, content management, or a similar role.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Web Design, Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience

Department: Human Resources

Job Summary:
The IR and Development Specialist must have a broad knowledge of human resources functions, from hiring to onboarding and from employee compensation to evaluation.
Reporting:
The successful incumbent will be reporting directly to the HR Manager, in the above-mentioned capacity.
Direct Reports
None
Duties/Responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities include the following and will be amended from time to time due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:
● Administer compensation and benefit plans.
● Assist in talent acquisition and recruitment processes.
● Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training & development initiatives.
● Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.
● Assist in the development and implementation of human resource policies.
● Undertake tasks around performance management.
● Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover rates.
● Organize quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
● Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form.
● Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits, and organizing team-building activities.
● Ensure compliance with labour regulations
● Ensure that Employee queries are addressed in timely manner
● Assist the EE Manager with rolling EE Plans
● Assist with admin work in the HR Department - Ad hoc duties
● Labor Relations Management: You would be responsible for conducting employee consultations, conduct employee grievance meetings and gathering information for hearings
● Employee Engagement: You would work to foster a positive work environment by promoting open communication, resolving conflicts, and addressing employee concerns in a timely and constructive manner. This might involve conducting employee surveys, organizing team-building activities, and implementing recognition programs.
● Policy Development and Implementation: You would participate in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to employment practices, workplace conduct, and labor standards. This could include drafting employee handbooks, updating HR policies, and ensuring alignment with legal requirements and industry best practices.
● Training and Development: You would coordinate training and development initiatives aimed at enhancing the skills and knowledge of both employees and managers. This might involve conducting workshops on topics such as diversity and inclusion, conflict resolution, and performance management, as well as facilitating leadership development programs.
● Conflict Resolution: You would serve as a mediator and facilitator in resolving conflicts and disputes between employees and management, employing negotiation and problem-solving skills to reach mutually beneficial solutions.
● Assist the SDF with training and completing the WSP and ATR

Qualifications & Experience
● Grade 12 - Matric Qualification
● Degree in HR
● 3-5 years of working experience as an HR Generalist
● Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
● Proven experience as an HR Generalist gained within manufacturing or FMCG.
● Good knowledge of SA labour laws and regulations
● Knowledge of Bargaining Council - MIBCO
● Worked with Unions before
● Outstanding knowledge of MS Office, HRIS Systems - will be a plus
● Aditional HR training will be a plus
● Fantastic organizational and time management skills.
● Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
● Teamwork and Collaboration
● Process improvement

Skills & Behaviours
● Strong Analytical skills.
● Ability to pay meticulous attention to detail.
● Ability to work under pressure
● Ability to multi-task is essential
● Ability to take initiative.
● Be a solutionist.
● Meticulous attention to detail.
● Teamwork and Collaboration
● Highly empathic with an ability to develop strong, trusting, and mutually beneficial relationships.

Department:  Accounts

Job Summary:

Maintaining financial records, running reports, performing reconciliations, and recording a wide range of transactions

Reporting: 

The successful incumbent will be reporting directly to the Finacial Manager, in the above-mentioned capacity.

Direct Reports 

None

Duties/Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include the following and will be amended from time to time due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department.
  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records.
  • Import and submit bank transactions to Xero, prepare general ledger journals and debtor/creditor statements/recons
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner.
  • Entry of financial data into financial systems.
  • Provide assistance and support to colleagues.
  • Research, track, and correct problems and discrepancies.
  • Compile reports/analysis/summaries related to the accounting function.
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Other accounting-related functions.
  • Qualifications & Experience
  • Grade 12 - Matric Qualification

Skills & Behaviours

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for numbers and performing calculations relevant to accounting.
  • Ability to perform filing and record-keeping tasks.
  • Data entry and word processing skills.
  • Ability to communicate eloquently in English, spoken and written including accurate spelling and grammar.

Department:  Procurement

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Buyer to join our procurement team. As a junior buyer, you will be assisting our buyers in procuring a steady stream of raw materials to ensure the uninterrupted production of our high-quality products. You will determine production needs, place orders, ensure timely delivery of components, and maintain internal records to report on product quality and supplier performance.

Reporting: 

The successful incumbent will be reporting to the Procurement Manager

Duties/Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include the following and will be amended from time to time due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:

We are a busy manufacturing company in Cape Town and are looking for a Buyer to purchase goods and materials to ensure our operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality, and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General and Task Management
  • Purchase goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets
  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues that present risk or opportunity to the organization
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules Build, maintain, and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues

Skills and Attributes:

  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders, and suppliers
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Analytical, and numerically astute with strongly demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks, and achieve set targets
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture, and customer order fulfillment
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Must have 5 years of experience in buying
  • Degree in Procurement or equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a purchasing team preferably within an automotive or manufacturing environment
  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, and commercial understanding and cost breakdown
  • Computer literate, with advanced Excel skills/abilities
  • Data capture, data presentation, and reporting skills

Department: Production

1. JOB SUMMARY

The Quality Control Assistant Manager will be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, and management of quality control processes to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality products to our customers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in quality control, excellent leadership skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement.

Reporting: 

The incumbent will be reporting to the Q.C Manager in the capacity of QC Assistant Manager.

2. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of the incumbent will include and not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of quality control procedures and standards to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

  • Supervise and provide guidance to the quality control team, including training, coaching, and performance management.

  • Conduct regular inspections and audits of production processes, raw materials, and finished products to identify any deviations from quality standards.

  • Investigate quality issues, non-conformances, and customer complaints, leading root cause analysis and implementing corrective and preventive actions as needed.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, engineering, and supply chain, to address quality issues and drive continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to quality control activities, including inspection reports, test results, and corrective action plans.

  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the effectiveness of quality control processes and identify areas for improvement.

  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and advancements in quality control technologies and methodologies, and incorporate relevant changes into existing processes.

  • Participate in internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as engineering, quality management, or a related discipline.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality control or quality assurance, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment.

  • Strong knowledge of quality control principles, methodologies, and tools, such as Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, and statistical process control.

  • Proficiency in quality management systems and tools, such as ISO 9001, AS9100, or similar standards.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Time Management

  • Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Deadline driven.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Computer literacy

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams

  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.

  • Knowledge of relevant safety and regulatory standards in the manufacturing industry.

 

As a Front Desk Receptionist is typically the first point of contact that visitors or customers have with a company or organization.

Reporting:
The successful incumbent will be reporting directly to the Human Resource Manager - Simone Wilkins

Duties/Responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities include the following and will be amended from time to time due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to:
● Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office.
● Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office (after calling the relevant person that they have a visitor)
● Answer, screen, and forward incoming phone calls to the relevant person, if they are unavailable take a message and email them
● Ensure the reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g., pens, forms, and brochures)
● Provide basic and accurate information in person and via phone/email.
● Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail/deliveries.
● Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk
● Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing, and emailing, keeping the security file up to date
● Ad-hoc duties and responsibilities – Capturing/ admin.
● Ensure that overtime transport is arranged

Qualifications & Experience
● Grade 12 - Matric Qualification (advantageous)

Skills & Behaviours
● Proficiency in Google suits
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills
● Strong organizational and time management skills
● Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
● Friendly and professional demeanor

Alu-Cab is one of the worlds few, if not the only Overland Product Manufacturer that offers a complete solution in various formats that allows fitment centers, around the world to offer complete turnkey solutions utilizing one brand. Innovation is our Drive.

Our manufacturing plant consists of 10 factories with over 400 staff members. We are a home-grown South African Company that has their full manufacturing facility based in Ottery, Cape Town. Our Alu-Cab product range is distributed in 60 Countries.

Join our team! Please send your resume and a short cover letter to applications@alu-cab.co.za if you feel you’d be a good fit in our fast-paced and ever growing environment. For more information, view these job postings on our LinkedIn page. 

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