Senior Software Engineer-Manufacturing & Logistics

Job Description

We are looking to expand our Manufacturing & Logistics team to implement key applications and systems that will allow us to continue our rapid growth. If you have an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing operations management (MOM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory and control data acquisition (SCADA) and you are committed to quality, then join our drive to develop world-class IT Solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on People, Process and Technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions.

With a vision to be the leading fashion lifestyle retailer in Africa, The Foschini Group (TFG) consists of 18 stylish retail brands, 10 service divisions, over 2,000 stores, over 20 000 employees, 3.5 million customers and more than 17 billion in annual turnover! We are an innovative force with a passion for retail. TFG Infotec, the dedicated IT division of TFG, provides innovative, strategic and cost effective ICT solutions and professional services to TFG and its subsidiaries. Working for TFG means: working with highly talented professional individuals, who are passionate about collaboration, creativity and working towards successful customer service.

Responsibilities + Skills

Create/update functional specification documents.Report specification and development of Microsoft SQL Reporting Services (SSRS).Implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)


Good communication (verbal and written) with system users, the business community and IT staff.Manage own work to delivery according to deadlines and be accountable for delivery of work.Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; displaying problem resolution and support capabilities.


Experience in implementing human machine interface (HMI) solutionsImplementation and integration between MES and Preactor advanced planning scheduler (APS)Problem solving of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems in the retail business

Job Summary

  • Published on: Monday, 4th November 2019
  • Designation: Senior Software Engineer-Manufacturing & Logistics
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy:
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Monday, 4th November 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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