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Takealot Jobs in Gauteng – Automation Project Manager

Website Takealot

Job Description:, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Automation Project Manager to join our Supply Chain Development team in Johannesburg.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of complex automation projects
  • Focused, self-motivated and target driven; determined to succeed.
  • Good interpersonal skills – works well with others, able to motivate a complex team with diverse skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of systems, electrical and mechanical components
  • Excellent project management skills, both planning and document control

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience in design and execution of production plants, mining infrastructure or process automation equipment.
  • Engineering qualification – Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience in a project space in Distribution Centres, production environment or warehousing on a large scale with complex operations would be advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Retail

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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