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Thursday, 23 June 2011

Mabati Rolling Mills June 2011 Jobs in Kenya

Mabati Rolling Mills ltd (MRM), a member of the Safal Group of companies, is Africa’s leading manufacturers of flat sheets and long steel products that includes leading brands such as DumuZas, Galsheet Rescincot, Covermax, Saflok 700, Trimfiute, Versatile, lifestile, Zentile and Mabati Maisha.


The Group which has Aluminium Zinc lines in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa, color coating lines in Kenya and South Africa as well as galvanizing lines in Uganda and Tanzania, is now expanding and wishes to fill the following vacant positions in Kenya:


Marketing Manager
Job Ref: HR-MM-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Develop, deliver Marketing & Product strategy plan in most efficient manner;
  • Plan and coordinate the achievement of overall sales targets;
  • Oversee overall procedure of sales & services through Service Centers;
  • Manage the process of the company to ensure alt Roofing, Piping, Allied & Building products meet the Standards and specifications of all customers;
  • Identifying New Business Growth opportunities and effective implementation;
  • Direct the expedition of correspondence, credit collections as per company policy;
  • Maintains information about licenses, tariffs, restrictions and advice the company accordingly on a regular and timely basis.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University Degree in Civil /Mechanical/ Structural Engineering, and Masters in Business Management with specialization in Marketing;
  • 12 years experience out of which 3 years are in a similar capacity in a manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Knowledge in Export Regulation & Administration, Trade protocol and legislation, Structural design engineering capabilities in SAP software; and
  • Willing to travel extensively and provide site support.

Brand Manager
Job Ref: HR-BM-06-11

  • Developing strong brands, targeting identified market and consumer needs in order to increase; the MRM share of the market;
  • Determining gaps in the market and seeking ways to fill them with the information derived from research;
  • Developing, managing and implementing product ideas and promotional activities which contributes towards achieving brand objectives and enhancing the brand equity;
  • Developing and implementing standard brand communication approach;
  • Developing creative below the line materials to communicate brands to offer brand PR support to circulation and advertising functions;
  • Developing and implementing merchandising activities for the various MRM Roofing & Building products; and
  • Building strong internal and external relationships.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • Basic University Degree preferably with Marketing and specialized in Branding with 5 to 10 years working experience;
  • Proven business development skills;
  • Computer literate;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a demonstrable track record of team work; and
  • Tenacity and resolve to work in a fast faced high pressure job;
  • Integrate light gauge and hollow section structures as part of overall business model; and
  • Develop, deploy and integrate business concepts and targets i.e. growth in service income as % total income.

Manager - Sales Admin & Logistics
Job Ref: HR:A&L - 06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Responsible for strategic and operational planning of customer sales, administration and logistics;
  • Support the company’s sales team, including managing sales schedules, creating sales documents & proposals, generating reports related to sales activities and revenue data, as well as handling customer & prioritizing customer requests;
  • Negotiate with supply sources to meet technical requirements and manage ongoing business partner requirements;
  • Conduct and report root cause analysis and problem resolution for all sales and logistics operational activities;
  • Support all general sales administration and logistics operations across all distribution channels;
  • Consults with assigned clients to understand their distribution networks and determine logistics resources required to support equipment, safety personnel and general maintenance; and
  • Track, analyze and communicate key sales administration and logistics performance metrics.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University degree;
  • 5 to 7 years experience in general Sales Administration & logistics;
  • Excellent communication and time management skills;
  • Strategic mindset with corporate focus; and
  • Ready to work in Mombasa in a busy commercial and manufacturing environment.

Sales Managers
Job Ref: HR-SM-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Plan and achieve target sales volume and growth;
  • Develop and implement customer satisfaction and retention strategies;
  • Optimize the sales team talent and potential to achieve desired business objectives and results;
  • Prepare and submit appropriate market intelligence report on a timely basis;
  • Develop and expand new customer base within the specified additional target volume; and
  • Manage and review credit limits and documentation as per company policy;

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University Degree in Marketing or Engineering or equivalent in Civil/Structural/Mechanical;
  • 10 years experience out of which 3 years are in a similar capacity in a busy manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Knowledge in Structural design engineering capabilities with various software; and
  • Willing to travel extensively and provide site support.

Service Centre Managers
Job Ref: HR-SCM-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Manage customer service operations and personnel white ensuring achievement of set goals and objectives;
  • Analyze stock performance and valuation white advising on stock reorder levels;
  • Build networks and appropriate channels for new markets and clients;
  • Undertake market surveys and advise management on market trends;
  • Compile, analyze and submit timely customer service center reports to the head office;
  • Establish customer requirements and provide information for decision making;
  • Manage credit control function for the Customer Service Center. and
  • Ability to develop good network with Government ft its agencies to tap business opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a demonstrable track record of team work.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University degree/ Higher National Diploma in Engineering or equivalent;
  • 10 years experience working in a busy manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Strategic mindset with corporate focus;
  • Good supervision, negotiation and coordination skills; and
  • Creativity, innovation and good analytical skills.

Area Managers / Sales Officers
Job Ref: HR-AM/SO-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Deliver sates targets in enquiry generations, order in-take, sales and collections for products and services;
  • Define the region potential for products and services and deploy action plans to achieve full potential:
  • Provide excellent customer service, ensure customer satisfaction and seek customer feedback on products and services;
  • Participate in product campaigns and promotions to ensure product information is readily available to customers at point of purchase; and
  • Provide regular sales and marketing intelligence reports through regular customer and market visits.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University degree / Higher National Diploma in Marketing or equivalent;
  • 3 years experience working in a busy manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to meet stringent targets within defined deadlines; and
  • A passion and commitment to quality service performance.

Credit Control Manager
Job Ref: HR-CCM-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Develop and manage debtors, debtors data profile and monitor terms & limits for payment;
  • Ensure 100% compliance of all set credit worthiness rules as per company policy and guidelines;
  • Lead and manage the credit control team within the set company parameters to achieve credit targets;
  • Ensure shortest response time to customer account queries on invoices, credit notes, debit notes, returns, discounts, price differences, quality complaints and shortcomings;
  • Prepare, compile, analyze and submit timely credit management reports to the head office;
  • Establish customer requirements and provide information for decision making;
  • Manage credit control function for the company and
  • Plan, manage and maintain an updated customer credit appraisal files including credit ratings and payment trends.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University degree (preferably B.Com Accounting option) or equivalent;
  • CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent;
  • 8 to 10 years experience working in a busy credit control manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Strategic mindset with corporate focus;
  • Good supervision, negotiation and coordination skills; and
  • Ability to initiate credit control measures and ensure compliance.

Design Engineers
Job Ref: HR-DE-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Perform structural design and analysis calculations governing codes and standards, engineering formulas, skills and experience;
  • Produce layout and details portions of projects using schematic layout by project lead engineer, including schematic and conceptual layouts:
  • Provide drawing for own designs and produce sketches to incorporate in drawings by Designers/Drafters;
  • Research design options, review shop drawings and document findings for project lead engineer;
  • Develop probable construction cost estimates for projects within the department; and
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines such as architectural, mechanical, electrical e.t.c.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • University Degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering or equivalent;
  • 3 to 5 years experience out of which 3 years are in a similar capacity in a busy manufacturing and commercial environment;
  • Knowledge in structural design engineering capabilities with various software and willing to travel extensively and provide site support; and
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite & AutoCAD

Administration Manager
Job Ref: HR-AM-06-11

Key result areas will include:

  • Manage alt aspects of Internal Services to ensure quality services to internal and external customers at all times;
  • Manage the company relationships with external contracted firms such as couriers, fleet and car maintenance including service garages;
  • Develop contracts and documentation relating to services offered by various providers;
  • Manage all company facilities i.e. Cafeteria services, Gym, Play ground, library, to the satisfaction of all customers;
  • Develop and manage budgets and forecasts for all internal services related issues; and
  • Monitor the adherence of the fleet management policy and procedures and ensure allcompany vehicles adhere to the company’s security policy.

Skills, knowledge and experience requirement:

  • A Bachelors degree in a Business related field or equivalent;
  • At least 3 years work experience in managing office operations in busy commercial / manufacturing environment;
  • Good experience in managing a large team of personnel;
  • Good analysis and co-ordination skills with a working knowledge of MS Office Suite;
  • Good understanding and implementation of quality assurance systems;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with good evaluative skills and ability to think critically;
  • A highly innovative, results oriented individual with excellent organizational skills; and
  • A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to network.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications quoting the job reference numbers, and detailed CVs online to: hr@mabati.com before July 6, 2011.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

Website: www.safalgroup.com

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