Management and Logistics Team kirsten
Colin Wilken is the Terminal Manager responsible for the overall administrative duties at the Swartkops Terminal and liaison with TFR, TPT, Mining agents, Contractors, managing skills development of personnel and monitoring running of trains from the mines to STC etc. Colin brings a wealth of experience, having worked in Transnet Freight rail for many years and held various managerial positions such as: managing Marshalling Yards, Client Service Centre and Area Planning Office, Train- and Locomotive Scheduling and Monitoring Office on the manganese corridor. Nothing is too BIG a job for Colin to achieve and innovation is the name of his game!
Willie Steynberg is the Operations and Logistic Manager. He coordinates operations on the premises, managing the stockpile (incoming and outgoing Manganese), heads up maintenance/ repairs, liaise with shipping agents and control ship loading process etc. Mr Steynberg began his career in 1980 with Transnet Port Terminals and held mostly Container business positions such as: Planning Manager, and Regional Planning Manager in the Eastern Cape Terminals before moving to Multi-Purpose Terminal in Port Elizabeth heading up a role of Chief Logistics Manager.
Tem Visser is the Material and Maintenance Manager, in charge of handling material from the tippler to the loading of the skips. He also oversees the maintenance and repairs of the tippler, conveyor belt, skips, weighbridge and any new installation on site. Mr Visser previously worked with various companies and held positions as Fitter and Turner, Foreman, Quality Controller and later Technical Director. Mr Visser has coordinated and introduced the ISO Program in various companies.
Reinette Kleinhans is the Company Secretariat, Group Accountant & Human Resources Manager responsible for overall preparation and consolidating financial statements, management of accounts, review debtors/creditors, prepares annual budgets, consolidated view of budgets for management etc. Works closely with Steve Kapp(MD). Mrs. Kleinhans brings wealth of experience having worked in several Auditing / Accounting firms where her career began in 2005. Mrs. Kleinhans commenced in the role of an Accountant in 2008 for JP Smit Familie Trust and was promoted to a Group Accountant and Human Resources Manager in 2014.
Nthuseng Goodwin commenced in the role of Marketing Manager in January 2017, responsible for Client liaison with the mines and Transnet, inventory functions, strategic support, networking and finding new opportunities. Assisting the industry and Transnet by filling identified gaps. MS Goodwin’s career began with Nu Venture Media, an Out of Home Advertising, in 2012, producing some of the more venerable and OOH Billboards adverts in Gauteng and other provinces. Ms. Goodwin obtained her Media tertiary Qualification at Boston Media House in 2011 majoring in Advertising, Marketing, PR, Radio etc. In 2015 she joined Continental Outdoor Media – Known as JC Decaux.
Mgcinisi Bilayi commenced in the role of Operations Assistant in June 2015, and was promoted to his current position of Operations Supervisor in September 2016. Mr Bilayi’s interest has always been Operations and Logistics. His career began in 2001 in the Security industry where he spent 14 years.