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The candidate has completed a Bachelor of Science, National Higher Diploma-Food Microbiology and Food Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing. Has 25years experience in the food manufacturing industry, laboratory, pharmaceutical and waste management. Customer base included raw materials for bakery, butchery, snack and beverage. Products sold included cocoa powder, cocoa liquor, cocoa butter, specialty fats, natural colours, potato starch, yeast extracts, enzymes, coconut, flow agents, herbs, lecithin and sweeteners.
Remuneration: take home salary about R 30000
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate has completed courses in Corrossion Engineering (NACE 1 and Corrodere level 2) and has 20 years experience in the paint and coatings industry, having been involved in technical support, coatings inspection and selling of automotive, industrial, decorative and marine coatings. Products dealt with include enamels, epoxies and polyurethanes and inspections were conducted mainly on water purification pipelines, fuel pipelines and storage tanks.
Remuneration: Available immediately, was on R18 000 plus commission per month
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate completed a National Diploma in Clinical Engineering in 1994, received Computer and Networking training and obtained an N3 technical qualification in Refrigerator Theory. With a total of 21 years extensive experience in the IT and laboratory industries, the candidate is currently employed as a Field Service Engineer responsible for installing, servicing, repairing and calibrating a wide variety of laboratory instruments. Achievements include starting up the service department at previous company and building lasting relationships with past and present customers
Remuneration: R32 000 CTC
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


Candidate has a ND Chemical Engineering, certificate in Quality and completed NACE modules, with 9 years experience in the chemical industry. Has extensive knowledge of coatings technology with duties which include quality control, technical support and product development and improvement. Involved in the running of projects, ensuring that products are created according to customer specifications and set standards. Also responsible for staff training.
Remuneration: R21 000 CTC per month
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate completed a National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, a sales and marketing course and has 14 years’ work experience in the mining research, laboratory equipment, ink and chemical industries. The candidate gained sound exposure in customer service and product development and moved to sales and marketing in 2006. Achievements include large orders from power stations, selling instruments worth over a million to the lubrication market and negotiating an order of  nearly 2 million with an energy company.
Remuneration: R31 000 CTC per month
Category: Sales and Marketing


Candidate has a BSc Chemical Engineering and a Diploma in Plastics and Rubber with more than 10 years experience at senior management level in the chemical industry. A team player who possesses strong process engineering, project and operations management skills. The candidate has held positions such as Engineering Manager, General Manager and Operations Manager and has been highly recognised for restructuring the operations platforms, reducing staff turnover, maintenance expenditure and production waste.
Remuneration: Available immediately, last salary approximately R65 000 CTC per month
Category: Business, Management & Executive


The candidate obtained a BTech in Chemistry, has worked in the manufacturing, laboratory, pharmaceutical and medical industries and has held the position of Sales Representative and Branch Manager. The candidate’s duties at previous company included sales, marketing and installation of analytical laboratory instruments, providing process analytical support, technical training and servicing and repair of equipment. Main responsibilities at current company include sales and marketing, management of staff, authorization of contracts and ensuring the production process and the manufacturing plant are managed optimally. Achievements include successfully negotiating a million rand deal with a client and achieving over 100% growth in operating profit.
Remuneration: About R 400000 CTC py
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate has completed a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, N4 Technical Qualification in Electronics and has a  total of 7 years work experience. She is currently employed as an Internal Service Engineer the candidate’s key responsibilities include meeting and exceeding sales performance targets, assisting call-in or walk-in clients with technical and commercial queries and informing Area Sales Managers or External Sales Engineers of potential opportunities available. Achievements include reaching sales performance targets within first month of employment and receiving a performance award at a previous company.
AA candidate - yes
Remuneration: about R17 000 including commission per month
Category: Sales and Marketing


Currently studying towards an MBL and the holder of an MSc Food Science, the candidate is a highly experienced Process and Technology Manager with over 10 years extensive experience in research and development of food products from idea, proof of concept, prototype to launch for the food industry. Developed new and renovated existing products thereby generating increased revenue, accomplished cost savings from use of alternative raw materials and reduced outsourcing analysis costs by developing and implementing new analytical methods.
AA candidate - yes
Remuneration: Available immediately – was on R620 000 CTC per annum
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate has completed a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering specialising in Process Instrumentation and has a total of 3 years work experience, starting as an instrument technician before venturing into sales. The candidate received training in logistics, instrumentation, production lines, calibrations and sales and is currently employed as a Sales Engineer - identifying current and future customer service requirements, establishing new accounts, planning and organizing sales call schedules as well as providing customers with technical information and training. Achievements include meeting and exceeding monthly sales targets and successfully negotiating a plant make over contract  worth 10 million rand with a multinational manufacturing company.
Remuneration: R39 000 CTC per month
Category: Sales and Marketing