DEPOT MANAGER

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Depot Manager for their Tableview branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Regional Manager.

The purpose of this role is to lead, plan, organise and control the daily operations of the branch and warehouse.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Liaise with major buyers/suppliers/manufacturers
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best possible price
  • Source new customer accounts
  • Assess local market conditions and identify sales opportunities
  • Encourage and assist to maintain good relationships with customers
  • Assist sales team to achieve profit targets and objectives for the branch
  • Assist at the sales counters when necessary
  • Ensure all sales related queries are addressed
  • Ensure the system is updated with regards to pricing
  • Conduct regular sales meetings with sales team
  • Manage commission and overtime claims
  • Inspect and authorise all credit notes
  • Ensure journals are complete and correct
  • Ensure all transactions are reconciled
  • Control and maintain all petty cash transactions
  • Ensure banking is done daily and deposit slips are filed and balanced
  • Assist with quotations and tender documents
  • Submit and follow up with tenders
  • Assist internal and external auditors where necessary
  • Control and monitor all general expenses such as, telephonic usage, refreshments, cleaning materials etc.
  • Monitor stock levels at all times
  • Ensure stock is processed and despatched correctly and timeously
  • Ensure stock is processed and received in good order
  • Manage the branch administration, sales and warehouse personnel and maintain an attendance register and sign off on absenteeism
  • Ensure safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Organise training and development in branch when required
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Industrial Relations issues
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Health and Safety issues
  • Ensure any relevant information from head office is communicated to the branch
  • Monitor performance of all employees
  • Encourage and motivate staff at all times
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the branch operations

The key qualifications and experience for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is ESSENTIAL
  • A tertiary qualification preferably in Electrical Engineering is ESSENTIAL
  • Minimum of 5 years branch management experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Strong knowledge of computer software packages and MS Office
  • Practical experience on Netstock / K8 software is an ADVANTAGE
  • A strong knowledge of electrical products
  • An intimate knowledge of the area is an ADVANTAGE

The desired skills and competencies required for this position amongst others would be:

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to direct and manager teams
  • A high level of business awareness and acumen
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional Commercial skills
  • Strong interpersonal and EQ skills
  • Great judgement of character
  • Results Orientation (Conscientiousness/Independence/Self-Motivation)
  • Hands-on commitment; ability to get the job done
  • Sound business acumen
  • An absolute ‘value for money – sustainable results’ focus
  • Ability to adapt to fast changing environments
  • Proven track record in the implementation of internal controls, corporate governance policies, improved operational efficiencies and financial models
  • Ability to integrate/coordinate financial and operational strategies
  • Proven track record in excellent management and entrepreneur skills
  • Business reporting skills, ability to compile accurate and meaningful business reports
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply the principles of problem identification, analysis, and decision-making within immediate work context
  • Strong crisis management and conflict mediation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and self-driven towards development in the profession
  • Observant with immaculate attention to detail
  • Stress tolerance, ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage own time and that of a team and being able to work in a fast-paced environment

If you meet the above requirements, please upload your detailed CV on or before the 29 May 2024.

Internal Sales Representative – Upington

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Internal Sales Representative for their Upington branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Branch Manager.

The purpose of this role is to play a fundamental role in achieving customer requisition and revenue growth objectives through internal sales. The successful candidate will also be required to assist at the tills and perform cash sales when required.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:
• Sell the company’s products to walk in customers over the counter
• Manage and control all stock movement, including the issuing of daily stock quantities in conjunction with the Procurement Manager
• Liaise with dispatch and help to ensure deliveries are made on time and to customer expectation
• Manage COD invoices and collects outstanding payments
• Handle / process orders telephonically
• Create invoices
• Handle quotes on the CRM system
• Ensure that all the relevant information is obtained from customers to ensure accuracy of all orders, i.e., order numbers, delivery address, contacts, special arrangements etc.
• Assist to resolve any queries customers may have
• Make sure that no stock leaves the company without the proper documentation
• Take initiative while still working well within company policies and procedures
• Attend weekly and monthly sales meeting when required
• Assist with stock taking

The key educational requirements and experience for this position would be:
• A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
• N6 Certificate in Electrical Engineering is an ADVANTAGE
• Minimum 2 years electrical sales experience is a MUST
• Strong knowledge of electrical products

External Sales Representative – Cape Town

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of an External Sales Representative for their Cape Town Branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Regional Sales Manager.
The main function of this position is actively seek out and engage both existing as well as new customer prospects and to, provide solutions for customers in order to boost revenue growth.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:
• Maintain sales and support to existing clients in the area allocated
• Compile an accurate and comprehensive data base on customers and their relationships/influences
• Generate growth of allocated and new customer base
• Prepare and conduct presentations to customers
• Conduct exhibitions and customer specific training if required
• Prepare and report on sales for your area allocated
• Attend key project or customer meetings
• Report on competitor activities in the area
• Compile monthly sales review and forecasts against agreed targets
• Perform other duties as directed by management
• Establish and maintain effective customer relationships to understand customer needs
• Promote customer understanding of full product understanding of full products offering and align to provide a solution
• Ensure a positive customer experience throughout the sales process
• Consulting to Specifiers, Influencers and Engineering Consultants in the area

The key educational requirements and experience for this position would be:
• A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
• A tertiaty technical qualification preferably in Electrical Field would be an ADVANTAGE
• A minimum of 3-4 years Electrical Sales experience
• Knowledge of electrical industry
• Valid driver’s licence is a MUST

Internal Sales Representative – Brackenfell

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Internal Sales Representative for their Brackenfell branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Branch Manager.
The purpose of this role is to play a fundamental role in achieving customer requisition and revenue growth objectives through internal sales. The successful candidate will also be required to assist at the tills and perform cash sales when required.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Sell the company’s products to walk in customers over the counter
  • Manage and control all stock movement, including the issuing of daily stock quantities in conjunction with the Procurement Manager
  • Liaise with dispatch and help to ensure deliveries are made on time and to customer expectation
  • Manage COD invoices and collects outstanding payments
  • Handle / process orders telephonically
  • Create invoices
  • Handle quotes on the CRM system
  • Ensure that all the relevant information is obtained from customers to ensure accuracy of all orders, i.e., order numbers, delivery address, contacts, special arrangements etc.
  • Assist to resolve any queries customers may have
  • Make sure that no stock leaves the company without the proper documentation
  • Take initiative while still working well within company policies and procedures
  • Attend weekly and monthly sales meeting when required
  • Assist with stock taking

The key educational requirements and experience for this position would be:

  •  A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
  • N6 Certificate in Electrical Engineering is an ADVANTAGE
  • Minimum 2 years electrical sales experience is a MUST
  • Strong knowledge of electrical products
  • Drivers licence is an ADVANTAGE
  • Knowledge of MS Office packages – preference will be given to users with strong K8 knowledge

Internal Sales Representative (West Coast)

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Internal Sales Representative for their West Coast branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Branch Manager.

The purpose of this role is to play a fundamental role in achieving customer requisition and revenue growth objectives through internal sales. The successful candidate will also be required to assist at the tills and perform cash sales when required.

 

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Sell the company’s products to walk in customers over the counter
  • Manage and control all stock movement, including the issuing of daily stock quantities in conjunction with the Procurement Manager
  • Liaise with dispatch and help to ensure deliveries are made on time and to customer expectation
  • Manage COD invoices and collects outstanding payments
  • Handle / process orders telephonically
  • Create invoices
  • Handle quotes on the CRM system
  • Ensure that all the relevant information is obtained from customers to ensure accuracy of all orders, i.e., order numbers, delivery address, contacts, special arrangements etc.
  • Assist to resolve any queries customers may have
  • Make sure that no stock leaves the company without the proper documentation
  • Take initiative while still working well within company policies and procedures
  • Attend weekly and monthly sales meeting when required
  • Assist with stock taking

The key educational requirements and experience for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
  • N6 Certificate in Electrical Engineering is an ADVANTAGE
  • Minimum 2 years electrical sales experience is a MUST
  • Strong knowledge of electrical products
  • Drivers licence is an ADVANTAGE
  • Knowledge of MS Office packages – preference will be given to users with strong K8 knowledge

INTERNAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Internal Sales Representative for their Brackenfell branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Branch Manager.

The purpose of this role is to play a fundamental role in achieving customer requisition and revenue growth objectives through internal sales. The successful candidate will also be required to assist at the tills and perform cash sales when required.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Sell the company’s products to walk in customers over the counter
  • Manage and control all stock movement, including the issuing of daily stock quantities in conjunction with the Procurement Manager
  • Liaise with dispatch and help to ensure deliveries are made on time and to customer expectation
  • Manage COD invoices and collects outstanding payments
  • Handle / process orders telephonically
  • Create invoices
  • Handle quotes on the CRM system
  • Ensure that all the relevant information is obtained from customers to ensure accuracy of all orders, i.e., order numbers, delivery address, contacts, special arrangements etc.
  • Assist to resolve any queries customers may have
  • Make sure that no stock leaves the company without the proper documentation
  • Take initiative while still working well within company policies and procedures
  • Attend weekly and monthly sales meeting when required
  • Assist with stock taking

The key educational requirements and experience for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
  • N6 Certificate in Electrical Engineering is an ADVANTAGE
  • Minimum 2 years electrical sales experience is a MUST
  • Strong knowledge of electrical products
  • Drivers licence is an ADVANTAGE
  • Knowledge of MS Office packages – preference will be given to users with strong K8 knowledge

DEPOT MANAGER

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of Depot Manager for their Tableview branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the Regional Manager.

The purpose of this role is to lead, plan, organise and control the daily operations of the branch and warehouse.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Liaise with major buyers/suppliers/manufacturers
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best possible price
  • Source new customer accounts
  • Assess local market conditions and identify sales opportunities
  • Encourage and assist to maintain good relationships with customers
  • Assist sales team to achieve profit targets and objectives for the branch
  • Assist at the sales counters when necessary
  • Ensure all sales related queries are addressed
  • Ensure the system is updated with regards to pricing
  • Conduct regular sales meetings with sales team
  • Manage commission and overtime claims
  • Inspect and authorise all credit notes
  • Ensure journals are complete and correct
  • Ensure all transactions are reconciled
  • Control and maintain all petty cash transactions
  • Ensure banking is done daily and deposit slips are filed and balanced
  • Assist with quotations and tender documents
  • Submit and follow up with tenders
  • Assist internal and external auditors where necessary
  • Control and monitor all general expenses such as, telephonic usage, refreshments, cleaning materials etc.
  • Monitor stock levels at all times
  • Ensure stock is processed and despatched correctly and timeously
  • Ensure stock is processed and received in good order
  • Manage the branch administration, sales and warehouse personnel and maintain an attendance register and sign off on absenteeism
  • Ensure safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Organise training and development in branch when required
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Industrial Relations issues
  • Keep informed and liaise with head office on any Health and Safety issues
  • Ensure any relevant information from head office is communicated to the branch
  • Monitor performance of all employees
  • Encourage and motivate staff at all times
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the branch operations

The key qualifications and experience for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is ESSENTIAL
  • A tertiary qualification preferably in Electrical Engineering is ESSENTIAL
  • Minimum of 5 years branch management experience is ESSENTIAL
  • Strong knowledge of computer software packages and MS Office
  • Practical experience on Netstock / K8 software is an ADVANTAGE
  • A strong knowledge of electrical products
  • An intimate knowledge of the area is an ADVANTAGE

LIGHTING SALES SPECIALIST

Voltex (Pty) Ltd is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role of a Lighting Sales Specialist for their Cape Town branch. This incumbent will be reporting to the External Sales Manager. EPPING

Responsibilities of this role will include selling both general and specialized lighting solutions and luminaries to the commercial, retail, light industry and residential project markets. This requires a proven sales record and knowledge of the South African market. The candidate must understand the principals of return on investments, capital paybacks and lumens per Watt efficiencies . A knowledge of energy consumption calculations on old and new lighting technologies will be advantageous. In addition to this the person must have the ability to present capital energy saving spend schemes to potential customers.

The key tasks & responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Visit key customers regularly including, Consulting Engineers, Specifiers, Members of the professional construction team, Installation Contractors, and end users
  • Work closely with all branches in the Western Cape to support staff in approaching potential customers in the designated industries
  • Promote the groups proprietary products to these markets
  • Attend to daily quotation enquiries
  • Liaise with management on pricing strategies and commercial offers
  • Liaise with designated suppliers on all technical requirements where required
  • Review and follow-up of orders-on-hand, liaising with internal support team
  • Co-ordinate with Internal support staff on deliveries from suppliers / warehouse to customer
  • Ensure maximum service delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Maintain and manage sales and tender or projects register
  • Maintain and manager customer database
  • Review and follow-up of outstanding tenders or orders
  • Monitor monthly performances per market
  • Identify and target new projects / customers
  • Ensure sales targets are met
  • Improve and maintain product knowledge and skills
  • Assist the Western Cape region with upskilling staff on lighting
  • Gather all market information
  • Submit weekly report to management and prepare monthly for One on One discussions
  • Actively establish new markets and customers
  • Grow the regional revenue stream and profitability
  • Stay abreast of competing markets and provide reports on market movement and penetration

The key educational requirements, experience and qualifications for this position would be:

  • A valid Grade 12 certificate is a MUST
  • Marketing or post matric technical qualification PREFERABLE
  • A minimum of 5 years lighting product sales experience in the target market
  • Experience in specifying and tender market would be advantageous
  • Strong market sales record and knowledge of the South African market
  • Valid driver’s licence essential
  • Strong knowledge of lighting design packages (e.g. Relux) and MS Office

The desired skills and competencies required for this position amongst others would be:

  • Must understand the principals of return on investments, capital paybacks and lumens per Watt efficiencies Ability to present capital energy saving spend schemes to potential customers
  • Proactive and drive to seek new business and meet or exceed targets, thorough understanding of the marketplace and end customers, with specific focus on securing sustainable and profitable revenue
  • Business skills; an entrepreneurial spirit driven by targets
  • Strategic thinking; ability to translate strategies into objectives and projects for implementation
  • Project Management skills; ability to analyse, plan, design, develop, implement, train and support business systems
  • Personal presentation; ability to maintain a professional, confident, and well-groomed appearance
  • Company representation; ability to maintain a complete knowledge of organizational structure, present accurate information
  • Time management skills; ability to manage own time and being able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Stress tolerance; ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • “Hands on” approach with customers and ability to interpret and recommend most appropriate solutions
  • Problem solving skills; ability to listen, understand and solve operational problems
  • Critical thinking; ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Attention to detail; being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Dependable; being reliable, responsible, and fulfilling obligations
  • Co-operative attitude; being pleasant with others on the job
  • Ability to work independently in a team and under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with internal and external customers