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Job Title: Graphic Designer / DTP Operator
Department: Layout and Design

Minimum Skills and Knowledge:
Tertiary study is an advantage.
Min 2 years in a corporate gifts environment
Excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
Superior Corel Draw experience
Must be able to redraw logos
Knowledge of vector artwork
Must be prepared to work overtime and weekends in accordance with operational requirements.

Key competencies:
Ability to work under pressure, remaining calm and composed and focused on getting the job done.
Meticulous attention to detail
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills. 

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Interpret client’s brief accurately
Generate artwork accurately and speedily
Follow department processes

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants with Corel Draw experience will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Production Planner
Department: Planning

Managing a fine balance between customer demand and available capacity and resources while maintaining high customer service levels.

Minimum Skills and Knowledge:
Tertiary study is an advantage.
Min 2 years in a production environment with at least 1 year planning and scheduling experience in a similar environment.
Excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
Excellent computer skills, working with MS Office and Microsoft Navision.
Must be prepared to work overtime and weekends in accordance with operational requirements.

Key competencies:
Ability to work under pressure, remaining calm and composed and focused on getting the job done.
Meticulous attention to detail
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
Analytical skill to quickly solve both complex and uncomplicated problems.
Methodical and systematic.
Process driven.

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Prepare daily plan for each machine.
Monitor production status and progress to ensure all jobs planned and in process are completed on time.
Allocate and distribute work load per team and operator for optimal productivity in pursuance of deadlines.
Calculate running times and estimate completion times.
Ensure that the pre-production plan is carried out successfully
Ensure that the schedules are issued to supervisors the previous day to allow enough planning time.
Adhere to health & safety requirements and ensure employees are compliant at all times.
Maintain good housekeeping and hygiene standards in accordance with company policies.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Manager: Production Planning and Optimization
Department: Planning

Managing a fine balance between customer demand and available capacity and resources while maintaining high customer service levels.

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Tertiary study is an advantage.
Min 5 years in a production environment with at least 3 years planning and scheduling experience in a similar environment.
Excellent English communication skills, oral and written.
Excellent computer skills, working with MS Office and Microsoft Navision.
Must be prepared to work overtime and weekends in accordance with operational requirements.

Key competencies:
Ability to work under pressure, remaining calm and composed and focused on getting the job done.
Meticulous attention to detail
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
Analytical skill to quickly solve both complex and uncomplicated problems.
Methodical and systematic.
Process driven.

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Create a cohesive team of planners.
Ensure the schedule is at 110% capacity.
Develop new and refine existing processes to ensure effective planning to achieve production objectives.
Coordinate with production, purchasing and finance teams to develop and maintain scheduling parameters.
Generate production reports to Managers for critical decision making purposes.
Develop daily production status reports for Directors.
Review production specifications and identify and report plant capacity constraints.
Work with Managers to develop potential solutions to improve production performance.
Analyse and address production issues in a timely fashion.
Schedule job training to staff to meet production goals.
Oversee routine equipment maintenance to avoid outages and repairs during production.
Monitor workflow and schedules to ensure on-time delivery.
Ensure that materials and equipment are prearranged for production.
Adhere to health & safety requirements and ensure employees are compliant at all times.
Maintain good housekeeping and hygiene standards in accordance with company policies.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Finance Manager
Department: Finance

Understanding of datMinimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field.
Several years of experience in a finance role
Superior mathematical skills; leadership skills and experience.
Employee management
Understanding of data
Solid communication skills, both written and verbal.
Deep understanding of business principles and practices

Solid communication skills, both written and verbal. Deep understanding of business principles and practicesKey competencies:
Ability to work under pressure, remaining calm and composed and focused on getting the job done.
Superior attention to detail
Organisational skills; planning skills; research skills; analytical skills; critical thinking skills; problem-solving skills; computer skills
Multi-tasking abilities
Integrity and honesty.
Analytical skill to quickly solve both complex and uncomplicated problems.
Methodical and systematic.

Deep understanding of business principles and practicesBrief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company.
Oversee financial department employees.
Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
Track the company's financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement.
Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company.
Research and analyse financial reports and market trends.
Provide insightful information and expectations to Directors to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.
Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports.
Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company.
Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Human Resources Administrator
Department: Human Resources

Title: Human Resources Administrator
Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required
Minimum educational level of Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in similar position.
Familiar with legislation, with emphasis on current developments in BCEA, LRA and EEA.
Proficient on MS Office software.
English proficiency essential.

Key competencies:
Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritise
Integrity and honesty.
Superior attention to detail
Ability to juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner.
Strong numeric skills
Patient and approachable

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
You will act as the first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees and external partners.
Answer employee’s queries about HR-related issues.
a. Recruitment
Place advertisement in accordance with departmental requirements
Schedule and conduct interviews
Update company website with current vacancies
Ensure selected staff meet the company criteria, including clear criminal record and acceptable references
b. Record keeping
Organise and maintain personnel records.
Update internal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave).
Maintain records, statistics and database in compliance with LR and EE acts.
Extract statistics and prepare weekly report for Director
c. Documentation
Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts, staff correspondence, and job descriptions.
Implement any revision of company policies.
Prepare documentation for disciplinary’s.
d. Payroll
Assist payroll department by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and overtime schedules).
e. Training
Coordinate training records and ensure senior management is updated with all training attendance.
Maintain individual employee files with training documentation.
Complete WSP annually
Source training providers as per requirements
Manage training venues and organise training 

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Screen Print Machine Operators
Division and Department: Production – Screen Printing

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Standard 8/Grade 10 or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year in a similar position and environment
Knowledge of and ability to operate manual, carousel or automatic machines
Ability to communicate effectively in English is critical
Must be prepared to work overtime/weekends/shifts in accordance with operational requirements

Key competencies:
Honest and hardworking
Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment
Meticulous attention to detail and quality
Target and deadline driven

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Set and operate assigned machine
Meet daily targets
Ensure work generated meets quality standards
Assist others as and when required
Comply with safety regulations
Maintain good housekeeping

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Screen Print Supervisor
Division and Department: Production – Screen Printin

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Standard 10/Grade 12 or equivalent
Minimum of 2 years in a similar position and environment
Knowledge of and ability to operate manual, carousel or automatic machines
Ability to communicate effectively in English is critical
Must be prepared to work overtime/weekends/shifts in accordance with operational requirements
Working knowledge of maintenance and repairs of screen printing equipment
Ink mixing knowledge

Key competencies:
Honest and hardworking
Passionate about getting things right, first time, every time
Ability to work efficiently in a highly pressurised environment
Meticulous attention to detail and quality
Target and deadline driven

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Manage a diverse group of employees.
Ensure pre-production is complete the previous day.
Meet daily targets.
Ensure work generated, meets quality standards
Maintain discipline.
Comply with safety regulations
Maintain good housekeeping
Efficient use of raw materials materials.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Sales Account Managers
Department: Sales – Johannesburg

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Standard 10/Grade 12 or equivalent
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position in a corporate gifts environment (non-negotiable)
Proficiency in Business English
Above average communication, e-mail and telephone skills
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Ability to work extended hours and weekends as required from time to time

Key competencies:
Honest and hardworking.
Passionate about getting things done right, first time, every time.
Ability to work efficiently, on own or as part of team, in a highly pressurised environment.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Pleasant and patient disposition.
Proven superior customer service skills.

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Manage client accounts by providing quotes, processing orders and resolving queries – all to company service delivery standards.
Follow up on all outstanding work on a daily basis and ensure all emails are attended to within the specified timeframe.
Follow-up on layouts and liaise with clients to obtain approval within the timeframe.
Monitor production timelines to ensure all client’s orders will meet their deadlines.
Liaise with Warehouse on stock availability.
Attend to all administrative tasks within the required timeframes

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Print Production Manager
Department: Sublimation Print, Digital Litho Print and Eco Print Office

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Three years of experience in the printing trade, including two years of supervisory experience.
Graphic Design qualification is compulsory
Superior corel draw skills is not-negotiable
Proficiency in English is critical
Above average communication, e-mail and telephone skills
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Ability to work extended hours / shifts and weekends as required from time to time
Knowledge of standard practices, materials, processes and equipment used in sublimation printing, digital litho printing and eco printing.
Knowledge of the methods and practices used in the calculation of printing costs.
Knowledge of the papers, inks and other supplies used in sublimation printing, digital litho printing and eco printing.

Key competencies:
Honest and hardworking.
Passionate about getting things done right, first time, every time.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Pleasant and patient disposition.
Ability to plan, organise, direct and critique the work of employees producing printed materials.
Ability to determine the least expensive method of producing printed materials.

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Work with the graphic design department to ensure the integrity of the client's design and manage project quality.
Reviewing design specifications and troubleshooting any issues, such as font size and image alignment.
Set deadlines and monitor quality and cost of items producted, making analytical thinking and attention to detail key skills for this position
Oversee production specs, schedules, budgets and quality pf production.
Direct the cleaning, maintenance, and minor repair of equipment.
Manage external technicians on-site.
Manage jobs given to external contracted printers.
Ensure materials and inks and procured timely.
Efficient use of raw materials materials.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Maintenance Officer
Department: Maintenance

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Grade 12 / Government trade test an advantage.
Must have worked in a manufacturing environment for a minimum of two years.
Useful skills include decision-making, critical thinking and time-management.
Strong practical and technical skills.
Good analytical skills to assess equipment and detect potential safety hazards.

Key competencies:
Team player
English is a pre-requisite
Passionate about doing things right the first time
Sense of urgency in completing a task
Ability to teach and grow people

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Perform regular maintenance practices on property and equipment.
Keep accurate records of all maintenance practices.
Repair machinery, equipment and building systems.
Conduct regular inspections to identify faulty equipment and perform repairs. This typically involves disassembling equipment to diagnose faulty parts, cleaning and lubricating gears, adjusting bearings and shafts and replacing worn-out parts, and finally, reassembling the equipment.
Responsible for inspecting plumbing, electrical and ventilation systems and conduct maintenance and repair work wherever necessary.
Manage external technicians sub-contracted to fix machines.
Train operators to perform simple repairs and maintenance.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Safety Officer
Department: Health and Safety

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Grade 12 or above.
In-depth knowledge of OHSA.
Must have worked in a manufacturing environment for a minimum of two years.
Useful skills include decision-making, critical thinking and time-management.
Good analytical skills to assess detect potential safety hazards.
1ST Aider certificate
Firefighting certificate

Key competencies:
Computer literate
Good communication skills
Problem solving skills
Decision-making ability
Ability to motivate others
Teamworking skills

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Facilitate site health and safety meetings
Identification of the hazards and risks and implement solutions
Establish and maintain health and safety communication structures and systems
Compiling emergency response and preparedness plans
Testing the effectiveness of the emergency response plans
Conduct site Health & safety inductions
Oversee the reporting and investigation of project related incidents / accidents
Maintenance of all record
Conduct toolbox meetings
Promote safe practices on site
Enforce health & safety guidelines
Establish Health & safety standards and policies as needed
Responds to employees' health & safety concerns
Assessments and approval of subcontractor(s) health and safety files
Confirm necessary documentation was submitted to the relevant authorities.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Production Manager
Department: Production

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Grade 12 or above.
Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar environment
Knowledge of screen printing, pad printing, sublimation printing would be advantageous
Above average communication, e-mail and telephone skills
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Ability to work extended hours and weekends as required from time to time

Key competencies:
Computer literate
Good communication skills
Problem solving skills
Decision-making ability
Ability to motivate others
Teamworking skills

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Improved productivity and efficiency through the following:
1. Production planning

2. Ensuring stock availability timorously

3. Reduction of waste

4. Reduce number of reworks

5. Employee coaching and mentoring

6. Monitor the jobs in production and ensure that the schedule targets are met each day.

7. Pre-production
• Planning and reviewing the schedule for the next day and the next week.
• Assist the Scheduling team with scheduling jobs 20 000 units and over.
• Ensure stock / raw materials is in the dept the day before production.
• Order raw materials in advance of pre-production / production so that it can be purchased and delivered on time.

8. Monitor Equipment
• Make sure all equipment is always in top working condition.
• Ensure that regular servicing is done.
• Liaise with external suppliers on equipment issues.
• Plan for new equipment and advise management on the purchasing of equipment.

9. Improved Quality through
• Ensuring adherence to company and industry standards
• Improved housekeeping
• Innovative methods
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to achieve high quality products
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to improve efficiency to reduce wastage.
10. Provide training on a daily basis to production staff across all levels.

11. Employee management through:
• Adherence to company policies and standards
• Building and enhancing teamwork
• Motivation
• Development through skill enhancing and Job enrichment
• Ensure the leaders and section leaders are following the processes in terms of production and pre-production.
• Provide training to the leaders in terms of how to plan their production for the day.
• Ensure the leaders are maintaining quality of product; discipline of staff; and cleanliness of work areas.
• Assist the Leaders to solve equipment and stock problems

12. Maintain Discipline
• Maintain discipline with production staff.
• HR intervention in conjunction with HR Dept.
• Ensure that staff is working to optimum to ensure deadlines are being met.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Production Manager
Department: CMT / Textile Production Division

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Grade 12 or above.
Minimum of 3 years working experience in a clothing manufacturing environment. This is not negotiable.
Above average communication, e-mail and telephone skills
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Ability to work extended hours and weekends as required from time to time

Key competencies:
In-depth knowledge of clothing manufacturing processes and system
Computer literate
Good communication skills
Problem solving skills
Decision-making ability
Ability to motivate others 

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:
Improved productivity and efficiency through the following:
1. Production planning

2. Ensuring stock availability timorously

3. Reduction of waste

4. Reduce number of reworks

5. Employee coaching and mentoring

6. Monitor the jobs in production and ensure that the schedule targets are met each day.

7. Pre-production
• Planning and reviewing the schedule for the next day and the next week.
• Assist the Scheduling team with scheduling jobs 20 000 units and over.
• Ensure stock / raw materials is in the dept the day before production.
• Order raw materials in advance of pre-production / production so that it can be purchased and delivered on time.

8. Monitor Equipment
• Make sure all equipment is always in top working condition.
• Ensure that regular servicing is done.
• Liaise with external suppliers on equipment issues.
• Plan for new equipment and advise management on the purchasing of equipment.

9. Improved Quality through
• Ensuring adherence to company and industry standards
• Improved housekeeping
• Innovative methods
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to achieve high quality products
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to improve efficiency to reduce wastage.
10. Provide training on a daily basis to production staff across all levels.

11. Employee management through:
• Adherence to company policies and standards
• Building and enhancing teamwork
• Motivation
• Development through skill enhancing and Job enrichment
• Ensure the leaders and section leaders are following the processes in terms of production and pre-production.
• Provide training to the leaders in terms of how to plan their production for the day.
• Ensure the leaders are maintaining quality of product; discipline of staff; and cleanliness of work areas.
• Assist the Leaders to solve equipment and stock problems

12. Maintain Discipline
• Maintain discipline with production staff.
• HR intervention in conjunction with HR Dept.
• Ensure that staff is working to optimum to ensure deadlines are being met.

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com
Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.

Job Title: Production Manager
Department: Moulding

Minimum Skills and Knowledge Required:
Grade 12 or above.
Minimum of 3 years working experience in a similar environment
Knowledge of injection and blowing moulding

Above average communication, e-mail and telephone skills
Computer literacy (MS Office)
Ability to work extended hours and weekends as required from time to time

Key competencies:
Computer literate
Good communication skills
Problem solving skills
Decision-making ability
Ability to motivate others
Team working skills

Brief outline of Key Performance Areas:

1. Review production schedules and work orders, and assigns duties to workers according to order priorities.

2. Study quality control reports to identify product defects and direct machine operators to adjust machines to eliminate flaws.

3. Examine moulded products from each machine to verify conformance to specifications.

4. Conduct training of new employees in machine operation.

5. Confer with management and other supervisors to resolve production problems.

6. Reduction of waste; reduce number of reworks

7. Employee coaching and mentoring

8. Monitor the jobs in production and ensure that the schedule targets are met each day.

9. Pre-production
• Planning and reviewing the schedule for the next day and the next week.
• Advise the Planning team with scheduling jobs.
• Ensure stock / raw materials is in the dept the day before production.
• Order raw materials in advance of pre-production / production so that it can be purchased and delivered on time.

10. Monitor Equipment
• Make sure all equipment is always in top working condition.
• Ensure that regular servicing is done.
• Liaise with external suppliers on equipment issues.

11. Improved Quality through
• Ensuring adherence to company and industry standards
• Improved housekeeping
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to achieve high quality products
• Assist staff with technical knowledge on how to improve efficiency to reduce wastage.

12. Employee management through:
• Adherence to company policies and standards
• Ensure the section leaders are following the processes in terms of production and pre-production.
• Provide training to the leaders in terms of how to plan their production for the day.
• Ensure the leaders are maintaining quality of product; discipline of staff; and cleanliness of work areas.
• Assist the Leaders to solve equipment and stock problems

13. Maintain Discipline
• Maintain discipline with production staff.
• HR intervention in conjunction with HR Dept.
• Ensure that staff is working to optimum to ensure deadlines are being met.

14. Safety
• Ensure safe working practices in the factory.
• Ensure house keeping up to standard.
• Issue daily safety equipment in the case of new employees and /or replace safety equipment when necessary

Apply by e-mail:
jobs@abelanani.com

Only applicants meeting the criteria specified above will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 10 working days from date of submission of your application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Please ensure you state your salary expectations and contactable references when applying.