WMS Systems Administrator - #336715

Takealot Group

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented WMS Systems Administrator n to join our Supply Chain Team in Cape Town.
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.

This position reports to the Operations WMS & Systems Manager

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Day to Day administration of Oracle WMS – user maintenance, user access, user profiles and location maintenance, level 1 support to DC operations, troubleshooting of integration issues with ERP
  • Interface between DC Operations and WMS Vendor
  • Development of reporting and dashboards from WMS reporting database for OPS management teams
  • Analysing system logs, identifying, and reporting of potential issues with all operational systems.
  • Performing routine audits of systems and operational processes
  • Understanding & partaking in stock sync, operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords
  • Answering technical queries and assisting users
  • Troubleshooting and recording of reported system problems
  • Liaison with IT & ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running
  • Quality Control (QC) support for Integration of Dimensions operational assistance
  • Assisting in trouble shooting WCS & escalating to stakeholders
  • Responsible for all technical WMS understanding & internal DC processes
  • Responsible for maintenance of technical training schedules in support of operational SOP's
  • Assisting in arranging data in an understandable manner to assist operations with dashboards
  • Assist operations with good system practice & change management
  • Troubleshooting of integration issues with ERP & WMS system

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Logistics, IT Systems, or similar qualification
  • Full understanding of a WMS, the application, and troubleshooting
  • Experience in DC operations beneficial
  • Experience in FMCG and Retail industry beneficial
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office packages


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player
  • Critical and Systems thinking
  • Attention to detail

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 doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is forthright but respectful
  • 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.

If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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