Engineer: DC (Mechatronics) - TFG Logistics - Midrand

Job Description

The Engineering department of TFG’s Logistics Division’s main focus is to implement and support world class engineering solutions to enable TFG Logistics Division reach its strategic objectives.

Your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Supporting all mechanical and electrical equipment in and around the Distribution Centre (DC) through preventative and corrective maintenance. Assets include: Conveyor Control Systems, PLCs, RF scanners, Printers, RFID portals, automatic retrieval systems, Drones and scanning.
Communicate with DC management on any changes in operational capability of all the DC materials handling equipment.
Assisting with the installation of material-handling equipment, electrical and DC systems equipment.
Mobility management – this includes the setup, configuration and maintenance of all mobile devices used in conjunction with DC operations, i.e. RF scanners & mobile printers.
Management of printers– this includes the setup, configuration and maintenance of all label printing equipment as per the DC operations and the associated IT & hardware components required to integrate label printing into the WMOS environment.
Industrial Automation - this includes the setup, configuration and maintenance of all automation systems employed as part of the operation of TFG Logistics.
Basic IT Support – resolving basics issues relating to DC systems that require a desktop Windows Linux or other form of PC as part of their operation (i.e. Vision System, SCADA).
Inventory management of tools and spares.

Responsibilities + Skills

Two Dimensional and Three Dimensional CAD Design Drawings. (advantageous)The ability to perform heavy physical dutiesA strong service-orientation, high energy levels and a strong sense of urgencyAdvanced problem solving, judgement and self-management skillsGood communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to confidently influence and persuade at all levels


Programming language experience. (C++, Java, Python)Industrial communications and Network troubleshooting Experience.SQL experience (advantageous)Pneumatics Knowledge. (advantageous)Electronic Circuit design knowledge. (advantageous)


A Btech in Mechatronics EngineeringA valid drivers licence (essential)Electrical Industrial control system design and troubleshooting experience. (2 years +)PLC programming Experience.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 31st December 2019
  • Designation: Engineer: DC (Mechatronics) - TFG Logistics - Midrand
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 31st December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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