Careers At Maxe Premium Automotive Accessories

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER – NATIONAL

Business Unit:MAXE – Pinetown, KZN
Job Purpose:
  • Be responsible for achieving sales targets and all marketing initiatives to defend and grow existing market shares, gain market share in new strategic growth areas, in line with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Be responsible for planning and implementing all sales and marketing activities, developing solid customer relationships and managing a committed team of sales representatives located around South Africa.
Reporting to:Managing Director
Requirements for Applicants

Education:

Experience:

  • A formally recognized Sales or Marketing Degree or suitable business qualification.
  • Good understanding of commercial and management principles with at least 5 years’ experience at a Senior management level.
  • Knowledge / experience in the sales and marketing of automotive accessories component manufacturing industry would be highly advantageous.
  • Ability to think strategically and to contribute to strategic discussions.
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills

Key Performance

Areas

Associated Tasks

Sales & Marketing

Strategy:

  • Setting and execution of sales & marketing strategies in consultation with the management team.
  • Develop and manage marketing & customer strategies to meet business objectives
  • Design and develop customer acquisition and retention strategies to meet corporate business strategies
  • Set marketing policy to meet business strategic plan
  • Develop and monitor an annual sales plan
  • Create a culture of customer service in the internal supply chain
  • Instil marketing culture in all stakeholder groups
  • Provide management and strategic direction to the national sales team

 

Marketing Management:

Sales Management:

Project

Management:

Continuous

Improvement:

General:

  • Familiar with digital marketing tools including social media, website development etc and being able to develop and implement a digital marketing strategy
  • Maintain excellent customer relations at all levels and management of key accounts with a strong focus on “voice of the customer”, touch point and customer journey mapping, seeking opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and review the Marketing activity plan
  • Undertake detailed market research, monitor market shares trends and drive appropriate promotions and marketing initiatives
  • Identify and utilise marketing resources to meet objectives (Advertising Agency, Web Developer, Market Research, etc.)
  • Provide management and strategic direction to the national sales team
  • Setting of sales targets and balanced scorecard KPIs and driving the achievement of the targets and KPIs
  • Manage adherence/compliance to Customer Supply Agreements (where applicable)
  • Notify Customers of price increases
  • Identify opportunities for new products or improvements to existing products
  • Initiate projects in line with customer requirements
  • Support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives
  • Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise
  • Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops
  • Keep up to date with latest Sales & Marketing trends and adopt Best Practices
  • Benchmark Sales & Marketing processes against Best Practices
  • Research the Market and Competitors
  • Attend to general administrative functions in support of the above duties;
  • Generate sales forecasts and report on forecast errors.
  • Work closely with R&D and the market, to prioritise new product developments and launch new products to market.
Grade:GG12
Reference NumberFX-2021-0001434
Applications

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou:

IngeL@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

Closing Date:

30 June 2021 by close of business

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

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ROBOT CELL CO-ORDINATOR

Business Unit: MAXE – Pinetown, KZN
Job Purpose:
  • To be responsible for setting up and overall operation of Maxe’s Robot cells and ensuring an efficient, effective production of Quality product.
Reporting to: Production Manager
Requirements for Applicants

Education:

Experience:

  • Grade 12, Technical Diploma/Degree would be advantages.
  • Previous robot operating/programming experience would be advantageous.

Key Performance

Areas


Process
  • Selection of robot programmes.
  • First off quality approval before commencing series production.
  • 100% inspection must be conducted to ensure quality product.
  • Assist with the introduction of new parts under development
  • Ensure production targets are met @ 95% Effectiveness
  • Support effective defined flow and processes
  • General housekeeping / 5s within the cell and area around
  • Application of problem-solving techniques in fault finding – Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic.
  • Compiling of reports output, consumable usages, quality stats and where needed/required.
  • Managing programmes and making adjustments to improve standard of work.
  • Setting of CNC, Hydraulic and any other production machine.
  • Ensure robot commands are in sync to control process.
  • Managing and understanding various consumables / maintenance of the consumables.
  • Ensure machine maintenance is carried out in time and is effective.
  • Effective communication with Line feeder and supervisor to ensure smooth operations.
  • Management of scrap within area of responsibility.
  • Measuring using measuring equipment.
  • Continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Willingness to work overtime as can be reasonable expected according to law.
  • Perform any other duties, which may reasonable and be expected of the position.
Grade: GG08
Reference Number FX-2021-0001675
Applications

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou:

Jobs@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

Closing Date:

05 August 2021 by 12h00

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

SALES AND MARKETING ANALYST

Business Unit: MAXE – Pinetown, KZN
Job Purpose:
  • Responsible for Sales & Marketing analysis, brand awareness and the implementation of digital marketing strategies which lead generation and conversion.
Reporting to: Sales and Marketing Manager – National
Requirements for Applicants

Education:

Experience:

  • A Social Media, Digital Marketing or Marketing qualification.
  • At least 3 year’s experience in same or similar role.
  • Computer Literacy with MS Office (Advanced Excel is required).
  • Syspro advantageous.
  • Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator or similar software experience advantageous.
  • WordPress advantageous.
  • Ability to work with interruptions. Must enjoy a variety of work and must be able to work on a number of different projects at the same time, some creative and others highly analytical and statistical.
  • Ability in a group setting and work well with others, as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • High levels of competence in making analyses involving written, numerical and verbal data.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Creativity

Key Performance

Areas

  • Creating Digital Marketing Campaigns across various digital platforms such as social media, website and email marketing.
  • Formulating and managing marketing content for use across various platforms.
  • Compiling, reporting and tracking of sales and marketing data.
  • Tracking, measuring and reporting lead conversion.
  • Maintaining Promotional Material Inventory.
  • Assisting with the setup of conferences, meetings and functions.
  • Assisting with the creation and setup of expos and trade shows including lead generation, tracking and measurement of conversion.
  • Managing and updating Customer, Sales Reps and Lead Generation CRM Databases across Syspro and Sales Mobility platforms.
  • Responsible for gathering data and reporting on customer satisfaction levels and lost sales. Information is gathered by phoning customers, sending out surveys and extracting data from Sales Mobility platforms.
  • Updating Internal Communications which such as internal notices and newsletters, notice boards and new product development feedback.
Grade: GG07
Reference Number FX-2021-0001790
Applications

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou:

MaxeJobs@maxe.co.za

Closing Date:

6th August 2021 by 12h00

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

FLEET SALES EXECUTIVE (GAUTENG BASED)

Business Unit: MAXE – Pinetown, KZN
Job Purpose:
  • To drive Maxe’s growth through the fleet accessories channel with primary focus on marketing and selling accessories to Dealers, Transport/Logistics companies with the aim of increasing our market- share within each segment.
Reporting to: New Business Development Manager
Requirements for Applicants

Education:

Experience:

A formally recognized Sales or Marketing Diploma/Degree or suitable qualification.

  • 5 years sales experience in a high performing sales role, with proven track record.
  • This role requires a competitive individual with a proven record of consistent achievement of targeted sales figures.
  • Must have an ability to generate leads and move them through a sales pipeline. Prospecting, cold calling and sales conversion is critical to this role.
  • Must have the ability to retain customers and build rapport, once they have been converted, and be willing to develop firm relationships through regular face-to-face dealer / customer visits.
  • Must possess good communication skills.
  • Be totally customer centric
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, analytical ability and a positive outlook
  • Good organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate willingness and enthusiasm at all times to engage in training and personal development
  • Be computer literate. Having CRM experience is advantageous.
  • Be in possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Must have own reliable transport and be willing to travel
  • Applicants must be willing to travel frequently and stay out.
Grade: GG09
Reference Number FX-2021-0001774
Applications

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou:

MaxeJobs@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

Closing Date:

30th July 2021 by 12h00

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER – NATIONAL

Business Unit: 
MAXE – Pinetown, KZN 
  
Job Purpose: 
  • Be responsible for achieving sales targets and all marketing initiatives to defend and grow existing market shares, gain market share in new strategic growth areas, in line with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Be responsible for planning and implementing all sales and marketing activities, developing solid customer relationships and managing a committed team of sales representatives located around South Africa.
 
  
Reporting to: 

Managing Director

 
  
Requirements for Applicants 
Education and Experience 
  • A formally recognized Sales or Marketing Degree or suitable business qualification.
  • Good understanding of commercial and management principles with at least 5 years’ experience at a Senior management level.
  • Knowledge / experience in the sales and marketing of automotive accessories component manufacturing industry would be highly advantageous.
  • Ability to think strategically and to contribute to strategic discussions.
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
 
  

Key Performance Areas and Associated Tasks

 

 
Sales & Marketing Strategy: 
  • Setting and execution of sales & marketing strategies in consultation with the management team.
  • Develop and manage marketing & customer strategies to meet business objectives
  • Design and develop customer acquisition and retention strategies to meet corporate business strategies
  • Set marketing policy to meet business strategic plan
  • Develop and monitor an annual sales plan
  • Create a culture of customer service in the internal supply chain
  • Instil marketing culture in all stakeholder groups
  • Provide management and strategic direction to the national sales team
 
  

Marketing Management, Sales Management, Project Management,

Continuous Improvement, General:

 
  • Familiar with digital marketing tools including social media, website development etc and being able to develop and implement a digital marketing strategy
  • Maintain excellent customer relations at all levels and management of key accounts with a strong focus on “voice of the customer”, touch point and customer journey mapping, seeking opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor and review the Marketing activity plan
  • Undertake detailed market research, monitor market shares trends and drive appropriate promotions and marketing initiatives
  • Identify and utilise marketing resources to meet objectives (Advertising Agency, Web Developer, Market Research, etc.)
  • Provide management and strategic direction to the national sales team
  • Setting of sales targets and balanced scorecard KPIs and driving the achievement of the targets and KPIs
  • Manage adherence/compliance to Customer Supply Agreements (where applicable)
  • Notify Customers of price increases
  • Identify opportunities for new products or improvements to existing products
  • Initiate projects in line with customer requirements
  • Support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives
  • Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise
  • Plan, organise and support project meetings and workshops
  • Keep up to date with latest Sales & Marketing trends and adopt Best Practices
  • Benchmark Sales & Marketing processes against Best Practices
  • Research the Market and Competitors
  • Attend to general administrative functions in support of the above duties;
  • Generate sales forecasts and report on forecast errors.
  • Work closely with R&D and the market, to prioritise new product developments and launch new products to market.
 
  

Grade: GG12

 
  

Reference Number: FX-2021-0001434

 
  
Applications 

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou: IngeL@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

 
  

Closing Date: 30 June 2021 by close of business

 
  

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

 

SALES AND MARKETING ANALYST

Business Unit:  
MAXE – Pinetown, KZN  
   
Job Purpose:  
  • Responsible for Sales & Marketing analysis, brand awareness and the implementation of digital marketing strategies which lead generation and conversion.
 
   
Reporting to:  

Sales and Marketing Manager – National

 
   
Requirements for Applicants  
Education and Experience  

A Social Media, Digital Marketing or Marketing qualification.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in same or similar role.
  • Computer Literacy with MS Office (Advanced Excel is required).
  • Syspro advantageous.
  • Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator or similar software experience advantageous.
  • WordPress advantageous.
  • Ability to work with interruptions. Must enjoy a variety of work and must be able to work on a number of different projects at the same time, some creative and others highly analytical and statistical.
  • Ability in a group setting and work well with others, as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels.
  • High levels of competence in making analyses involving written, numerical and verbal data.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Creativity.
 
   

Key Performance Areas and Associated Tasks

 

 
  • Creating Digital Marketing Campaigns across various digital platforms such as social media, website and email marketing.
  • Formulating and managing marketing content for use across various platforms.
  • Compiling, reporting and tracking of sales and marketing data.
  • Tracking, measuring and reporting lead conversion.
  • Maintaining Promotional Material Inventory.
  • Assisting with the setup of conferences, meetings and functions.
  • Assisting with the creation and setup of expos and trade shows including lead generation, tracking and measurement of conversion.
  • Managing and updating Customer, Sales Reps and Lead Generation CRM Databases across Syspro and Sales Mobility platforms.
  • Responsible for gathering data and reporting on customer satisfaction levels and lost sales. Information is gathered by phoning customers, sending out surveys and extracting data from Sales Mobility platforms.
  • Updating Internal Communications which such as internal notices and newsletters, notice boards and new product development feedback.
 
   
   

Grade: GG07

 
   

Reference Number: FX-2021-0001790

 
   
Applications  

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou: MaxeJobs@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

 
   

Closing Date: 06 August 2021 by 12h00

 
   

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

 

ROBOT CELL CO-ORDINATOR

Business Unit:  
MAXE – Pinetown, KZN  
   
Job Purpose:  
  • To be responsible for setting up and overall operation of Maxe’s Robot cells and ensuring an efficient, effective production of Quality product.
 
   
Reporting to:  

Production Manager

 
   
Requirements for Applicants  
Education and Experience  
  • Grade 12, Technical Diploma/Degree would be advantages
  • Previous robot operating/programming experience would be advantageous
 
   

Key Performance Areas and Associated Tasks

 

 
Process
  • Selection of robot programmes.
  • First off quality approval before commencing series production.
  • 100% inspection must be conducted to ensure quality product.
  • Assist with the introduction of new parts under development
  • Ensure production targets are met @ 95% Effectiveness
  • Support effective defined flow and processes
  • General housekeeping / 5s within the cell and area around
  • Application of problem-solving techniques in fault finding – Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic.
  • Compiling of reports output, consumable usages, quality stats and where needed/required.
  • Managing programmes and making adjustments to improve standard of work.
  • Setting of CNC, Hydraulic and any other production machine.
  • Ensure robot commands are in sync to control process.
  • Managing and understanding various consumables / maintenance of the consumables.
  • Ensure machine maintenance is carried out in time and is effective.
  • Effective communication with Line feeder and supervisor to ensure smooth operations.
  • Management of scrap within area of responsibility.
  • Measuring using measuring equipment.
  • Continuous improvement suggestions.
  • Willingness to work overtime as can be reasonable expected according to law.
  • Perform any other duties, which may reasonable and be expected of the position.
 
   
   

Grade: GG08

 
   

Reference Number: FX-2021-0001675

 
   
Applications  

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou: Jobs@maxe.co.za or hand deliver to the HR Department.

 
   

Closing Date: 05 August 2021 12h00

 
   

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.

 

FLEET SALES EXECUTIVE (GAUTENG BASED)

Business Unit:  
MAXE – Pinetown, KZN  
   
Job Purpose:  
  • To drive Maxe’s growth through the fleet accessories channel with primary focus on marketing and selling accessories to Dealers, Transport/Logistics companies with the aim of increasing our market- share within each segment.
 
   
Reporting to:  

New Business Development Manager

 
   
Requirements for Applicants  
Education and Experience  

A formally recognized Sales or Marketing Diploma/Degree or suitable qualification.

  • 5 years sales experience in a high performing sales role, with proven track record.
  • This role requires a competitive individual with a proven record of consistent achievement of targeted sales figures.
  • Must have an ability to generate leads and move them through a sales pipeline. Prospecting, cold calling and sales conversion is critical to this role.
  • Must have the ability to retain customers and build rapport, once they have been converted, and be willing to develop firm relationships through regular face-to-face dealer / customer visits.
  • Must possess good communication skills.
  • Be totally customer centric
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, analytical ability and a positive outlook
  • Good organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate willingness and enthusiasm at all times to engage in training and personal development
  • Be computer literate. Having CRM experience is advantageous.
  • Be in possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Must have own reliable transport and be willing to travel
  • Applicants must be willing to travel frequently and stay out.
 
   
   

Grade: GG09

 
   

Reference Number: FX-2021-0001774

 
   
Applications  

Interested parties to send their CV’s with a copy of their qualifications to: Inge von Luttichou: MaxeJobs@maxe.co.za

 
   

Closing Date: 30th July 2021 by close of business

 
   

Should you not hear from us within 21 days after the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

IN MAKING THE FINAL SELECTION, CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO ACHIEVING THE KAP AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY OBJECTIVES.