Vacancies at Carel South Africa

Qualifications:

  • N6 or equivalent technical qualification with an electrical or mechanical bias
  • Qualified Refrigeration Mechanic / Qualified Electrician

Experience:

  • Fault finding and troubleshooting of air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Commissioning of air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Strong ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Have an understanding of simple electronic components
  • Have an understanding of network and general IT

Areas of Expertise:

The successful candidate will be required to provide telephonic and on-location technical support for the Carel products which customers have purchased. This will entail:

  • Understanding the product parameters
  • Understanding the application
  • Ensuring the product is suitable for the application
  • Finding and advising on the correction of incorrect wiring
  • Commissioning new plant controls with the client
  • Assisting the client with optimising their control systems
  • Assist the sales team on a technical level
  • Develop graphics for monitoring systems (technical, not artwork)

Other Qualities:

  • Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficient in the use of email
  • Must be capable of self-management
  • Must be prepared to travel and work outside of office hours when the need arises
  • Must be approachable and keep the needs of the client uppermost in mind

 

Main Activities: The person will be responsible for overall business development of the division and company related products for the refrigeration industry.

  • Oversee, drive and implement the Company’s sales strategy in accordance with set targets.
  • Develop and implement strategic Sales and Marketing plans to achieve the company’s growth and sales objectives.
  • Manage and drive relationships with relevant industry influencers and key strategic stakeholders that include suppliers, key account customers and regional sales teams.
  • Manage the division’s sales activities that include the setting of sales budgets and ongoing monitoring of the performance.
  • Determine and develop a sustainable pricing strategy to enhance profitability and grow long-term market share.
  • Present sales forecasts and budgets to Management.
  • Monitor and manage sales turnover, research and development, production and distribution.
  • Implement market Polices to strengthen the Company image, including development, presentation, achievements, new technology and concepts with target customers and accounts.
  • Working together with the credit control department to manage credit limits and overdue accounts.

Experience (Essential):

  • 5 years sales experience in the HVAC&R industry.
  • Key account management experience
  • Refrigeration equipment selection experience.

Qualifications (Desired):

National Diploma / BCom or equivalent

General: The position will involve travel to perform duties and support across the country.

A market related remuneration package based on qualifications/experience will be offered and includes a company provident fund. A good proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office or equivalent is essential.

The position exists at the Carel Midrand office, and a driver’s license and own vehicle is essential.

Main Activities: The person will be responsible for developing and commissioning software for HVAC/R control systems. The software and language is proprietary to Carel as are the associated PLC’s and HMI’s it drives. In addition the successful candidate will be required to provide customer support via commissioning and troubleshooting on site which includes the following:

  • Modifications on a proprietary PLC platforms.
  • Changes to HMI’s and touch screens.
  • Commissioning and integration of hardware with a proprietary supervisory systems.
  • Electrical fault finding.

Qualifications: National Higher Diploma / BTech Electrical Engineering

Experience:

  • Programming knowledge and interest in digital electronics
  • Capability in FBD, ST-Code, C#/C/C++, Java, Java Script and HTML
  • Create and understand wiring diagrams using CAD
  • Capability to fault find on an HVAC/Refrigeration system would be advantageous

General: The position will involve Office based development as well as traveling in order to perform commissioning and customer support. A market related remuneration package based on qualifications/experience will be offered and includes a company provident fund. A good proficiency in the use of the internet/email is essential.

The position exists at the Carel Durban office, and a driver’s license and own vehicle is essential.