Managing Director

Job Location: Johannesburg

Importing and distribution of high quality branded Automotive, industrial and electrical consumable products


Business Growth

Commercially Astute

Full responsibility for profit and loss

Provide overall strategic direction to the portfolio

Develop annual business strategies

Gain immediate acceptance by the members of the Management Committee

Develop three to five year strategy that focusses on overall business growth

Evaluate and review business growth plans

Drive demand creation and specification of product portfolio at End Users

Develop export strategy and implementation plan for growth into identified markets

Proactively seek out suitable acquisitions

Sales & Marketing

Operational Efficiency

Establish an efficient and productive Supply Chain


Mechanical Engineering Degree (not negotiable) and MBA


15 years senior management

Strong Channel and End User experience is an advantage

Understanding of various end user segments (preferably Mining, Manufacturing and Agriculture)

Understanding of wholesale and retail model

Strong leadership skills and experience with a large team

Responsible for a sales turnover of at least R600 m

Staff complement of more than 450 people

Industrial/electrical/mechanical engineering consumable business

Contract Management

Strong commercial and financial acumen

A stable career history with a demonstrable track record of success

Please email your cv to with the Subject: MD Mechanical.
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