Senior Industrial Engineer Interpersonal

Job Description

TFG Logistics is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and efficient individual, who can add ongoing value to the in-house Engineering team.Key performance areas:Distribution centre process analysis and improvementsFacility and materials handling layout analysis and improvements designCost control, annual budgeting and ROI calculationsManaging and executing key engineering and logistics projectsChange management and training when implementing new processes in operationsCapacity analysis and forecastingProductivity & process evaluation projects using method and work-study knowledgeConduct various feasibility studies including analyses and improvement of the maintenance processAssist the Engineering team to align TFG Logistics with the Group supply chain projects and TFG strategyInvestigate the latest in logistics & engineering technology and present findings and feasibilityAssist in health & safety and “Green” initiatives within logisticsEnsure that industry best practices are adhered toHelps identify key automation initiatives to improve efficiency and reduce costEmploy ergonomics processes in the workplace to result in higher efficiencyHas an understanding of health and safety requirements on construction sites

Responsibilities + Skills

Has skills in line balancing, time study methodologies, problem-solving and has sound decision-making skills,Is a critical thinkerIs a strategic thinkerHas strong influencing skills and creates buy-in with all stakeholdersHave strong materials handling design skills


Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can manage stakeholder relationshipsHas strong project management and people management skillsHas strong negotiating skillsWill be self-motivated and deadline-drivenIs a team player


Has an Industrial Engineering degree/diploma or relevant equivalent qualification with a minimum of five years of experience.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 16th January 2020
  • Designation: Senior Industrial Engineer
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 16th January 2020

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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