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  • Posted: Jun 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Mr Price Group (MRPG) is a fashion value retailer, selling predominantly for cash. The Group retails Apparel, Homeware and Sportsware and is one of the fastest growing retailers in South Africa. Our History: 1885 - The first John Orrs store opens 1934 - The first Hub store opens 1952 - John Orrs is listed on the JSE 1967 - Acquisition of two Miladys s...
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    Operational Technology Support

    About the job

    • Our state-of-the-art DC in Hammersdale, KZN is on the search for an Operational Technology Support to provide first line technical assistance, maintenance and support related to all systems applications, infrastructure, and material handling equipment for the relevant departments within the DC.
    • Our ideal fit is passionate about growing their career with us and loves making sure our systems are ticking at all times!

    A day in your life?

    • Effectively maintain the day-to-day operations and incident management of the departmental Systems as defined in relevant department Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements
    • Modifying and troubleshooting industrial motor controls, I/O and pneumatic subsystems, and variable speed drives.
    • Business support contact for diagnosis of system and/or software issues
    • Providing technical support assistance to the DC
    • Liaising with Warehouse Control System support and IT Application support when necessary, for escalated issues
    • Scheduling and keeping up to date on all modifications performed for systems update.
    • Assisting in providing training to staff on Warehouse Control Systems installed equipment.
    • Performing Preventative IT maintenance on all machinery according to maintenance schedule.
    • Tracking daily, weekly, and monthly preventative IT maintenance log
    • Shift work would be required during peak period and when operationally required.

    What experience we’re looking for?

    • A BTech qualification in Computer Science/ Engineering or similar
    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience & knowledge in the below:
    • Support in a manufacturing, production, warehouse, or distribution centre environment
    • Warehouse Management Systems and Warehouse Control Systems specifically working with/coding PLC’s
    • Excellent people skills are required and ability to guide your customers through a problem solving process.
    • Software and hardware architecture, including servers, networks, and client server software.
    • Oracle Enterprise Linux experience
    • Basic T-SQL
    • Troubleshooting motors, scanners, solenoids, print and apply equipment, VFDs, photo eyes, encoders, and electrical control equipment.
    • Able to read mechanical and electrical layouts via AutoCard
    • Reporting on incidents to identify trends and make recommendations.

    About us

    • The People’s Value Champion | Cash- Based | Omni-Channel | Fashion-Value Retailer
    • We employ more than 19000 passionate associates and retail in more than 1500 stores in sub-Saharan Africa and some parts of Africa through our 7 trading division Mr Price, Mr Price Home, Mr Price Sport, Mr Price Money, MILADYS, sheet street and Power Fashion.
    • Mr Price Group is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Employment Equity.

    What’s in it for you?

    • We have benefits! From the financial benefits like medical aid for you and your fam, pension fund, bonus structures & shares, to the cultural benefits like a growth & innovation culture, half day Fri-yay’s, study leave & great coffee! We have ‘em all.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mr Price Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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