Media releases


“Young women can work in any sector”: Colette Yende, Procurement Operations Executive, Gibela

Colette Yende is Procurement Operations Executive at Gibela, which manufactures train sets for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). This means she has to ensure that any supplies Gibela requires for manufacturing are ready when needed. To do this efficiently, she must also manage Gibela’s relationships with its suppliers.

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Full steam ahead for young women in the engineering and industrial sector: Mahadi Funeka, Industrial Planning Manager, Gibela

Mahadi Funeka is responsible for all planning activities and for ensuring that all the resources required for Gibela to manufacture train sets at its plant in Nigel on the East Rand are there when they are needed. This incorporates risk identification, formulating a long-term strategic master production schedule and introducing it to all the relevant staff members.

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Gibela highlights jobs scam in Ekurhuleni

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium is aware of fake advertisements for jobs. The scam is based in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, and the perpetrators are using a fake email address ( to advertise jobs at Gibela. These are not genuine positions offered at the company.

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