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Takealot Vacancies – Automation Project Manager

Website Takealot

Job Description:

Designing and implementing mechanization infrastructure to either support the business growth or bring optimization to an existing process

Job Responsibilities:

  • Procurement of equipment to support operations and processes
  • Stakeholder engagement with Operational staff
  • Ability to draft request for proposal (RFP) documents
  • Analysing and implementing new automation within the distribution center operations, under the guidance of the
  • Automation Applications Engineer
  • Supplier engagement and management in accordance with contractually agreed terms
  • Management and control of costs for specific projects

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience in design and execution of production plants, mining infrastructure or process automation equipment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of systems, electrical and mechanical components
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role
  • Logical thinker.
  • Working knowledge, and experience with, PLC implementation and programming (Siemens preferred)
  • Excellent project management skills, both planning and document control
  • Focused, self-motivated and target driven; determined to succeed.
  • Previous experience in a project space in Distribution Centres, production environment or warehousing on a large scale with complex operations would be advantageous
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understanding of Distribution Centre purpose, function and operation at a detail level
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills – works well with others, able to motivate a complex team with diverse skills
  • Engineering qualification – Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Responds quickly to changing situations and works well under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of complex automation projects
  • Self-starter able to initiate new projects
  • Working knowledge of PLC control and programming is a requirement

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Job Category : Retail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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