Facilities Coordinator
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • takealot.com
Job Description

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Facilities Coordinator to join our team in Johannesburg Warehouse.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Reporting to the Site and Services Manager

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Preventative maintenance to conveyor systems (PLC experience, an advantage) in line with supplier guidelines and maintenance requirements to ensure maximum uptime
  • On-going maintenance and troubleshooting to operational equipment such as air-con’s, dock levellers, sectional overhead doors, boom gates, tiger teeth, turnstiles, biometric systems, CCTV, alarms, plumbing systems, etc.
  • Basic repairs to items such as fencing, gates, rolltainers, etc.
  • Management of spares and re-ordering of critical components under supervision of DC manager

Attributes :

  • Identify & solve problems
  • Conduct electrical and mechanical tests using test equipment
  • Knowledge of electronic components, instrumentation and test equipment
  • Understanding electrical and mechanical principals - hands on
  • Able to apply safety measures in electrical and mechanical environment, ensure OHS policies and procedures are followed
  • Knowledge of PLC may be advantageous but is not essential
  • Wiring qualifications / knowledge could be advantage
  • Knowledge of Drives and controls
  • Read wiring diagrams, electrical and mechanical diagrams / plans
  • Undertake, improvement, repairs and modifications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
  • Be able to work in a pressured environment.
  • Be able to complete tasks quickly & efficiently.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile.
  • Flexible working times and extended hours to resolve problems which affect

Qualifications :

  • Relevant technical electrical, mechanical or similar qualification
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in a relevant industry or service with automated material handling systems, electrical and mechanical engineering / mechatronics
  • Experience in the retail / distribution industry would be advantageous.

The Environment :

takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.

com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, but it’s also all in the execution.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours)
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input.
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
  • thinks like an owner of the business

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