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Receptionist

Born Furniture is an established furniture manufacturer based in Pretoria. Born Furniture is a proudly South African manufacturer of 100% genuine leather furniture. We have the largest chesterfield range in Africa and distribute our products worldwide. We have a position available for a Receptionist. The successful candidate must be energetic, vibrant, intelligent, self-motivated and forward thinking

Resposibilities:

  • Receives customers/visitors/staff/suppliers to the organisation in a professional and pleasant manner, determine their needs and directs them accordingly.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Receive incoming calls in a professional manner
  • Able to answer general enquiries and may escort visitors to the appropriate personnel within the organisation.  
  • May also perform some routine typing and/or clerical functions.  
  • Maintain the visibility of the Born Brand in liaison with customers
  • Provide Excellent Customer Service
  • Direct all queries to intended recipients diligently.
  • Promote sales and communicate with customers accordingly
  • Tracing of parcels and filing courier invoices
  • Ordering and receiving stock for the factory and office

PA for the Managing Director

  • Ensure proper management of document and records
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings for the Managing Director
  • Manage Managing Director’s diary

Personal Competencies / Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and nonverbal)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and accurate
  • Proactive
  • Able to work in a team
  • Problem solving abilities with analytical, proactive and creative thinking
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Salary to be discussed in the interview.

Should you meet the requirements for the position, please submit or email your CV here or to shanei@bornfurniture.com or call 081 540 9991. 

Factory Manager

Born Furniture is an established furniture manufacturer based in Pretoria. Born Furniture is a proudly South African manufacturer of 100% genuine leather furniture. We have the largest chesterfield range in Africa and distribute our products worldwide. We have a position available for a Factory Manager. The successful candidate must be energetic, vibrant, intelligent, self-motivated and forward thinking.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the different departments of the factory
  • Doing quality checks within each department
  • Stock take and stock distribution
  • Managing a large workforce in a production facility
  • Leading and managing manufacturing performance
  • Managing teams to deliver the required quality
  • Minimising waste and reducing expenditure where possible
  • Implementing and managing the factory staff’s performance management system
  • Managing production usage of utilities to reduce consumption and costs
  • Managing manufacturing expenses and consumables
  • Managing continuous improvement projects
  • Managing adherence to safety requirements
  • Managing adherence to product requirements

Personal Competencies / Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • A minimum of a matric or equivalent.
  • Literate (able to read and write in English).
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Good understanding of maintenance requirements, processes, methods and good practice.
  • Good understanding of the process plants.
  • Good problem solving abilities.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good project execution skills.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Must have the ability to work and manage a multi-cultural environment.

Salary to be discussed in the interview.

Should you meet the requirements for the position, please submit or email your CV here or to shanei@bornfurniture.com or call 081 540 9991.