The Foschini Group: Industrial Engineering Internships 2023 for South African youth

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TFG Limited, also known as The Foschini Group, is inviting applications for the Industrial Engineering Internship Programme 2023.

  • Division: TFG Design Centre
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Location: Cape Town North

TFG is a South African JSE listed retail clothing group, which trades under various brands and has more than 3,000 stores within its portfolio.

Position Description:

TFG is on the hunt for Interns to join our squad and share our vision to be the leading fashion lifestyle retailer in Africa!

You will engage with numerous individuals and teams in the business who will share their experience, knowledge, passion, and purpose, to help you successfully enter the world of work.

With 31 retail brands that trade in fashion, value, jewellery, accessories, sporting apparel, cellular, homeware and furniture, TFG is one of the leading retail groups in South Africa. Besides South Africa, TFG Africa also has a presence in Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini through various retail brands.

Are you ready to #levelup!?

As part of our 5 year IT roadmap, we have identified the requirement for the Industrial Engineering team to support the continuous improvement process change required. 

The focus in 2023 is the identification of requirements for replacement of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Warehouse Management System.

All significant risks identified need to be mapped and improvement plans need to be put in place. 

New process improvements will need to be mapped and rolled out in teams which result from implementation of new systems.

The incumbent’s roles and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Mapping of all processes involving ERP and Warehouse Management functions
  • Support and assist the Senior Business Process and Technology Manager in execution of System Strategies

  • Documenting Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs)
  • Work with business analysts to gather functional and reports requirements for systems implementation projects

  • Review current business and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Work with process owners to implement process improvement changes to reduce lead time, improve quality, reduce risk, and improve delivery scorecard
  • Project manage initiatives as and when they are assigned

To apply for these positions you need:

  • A relevant degree or diploma in Industrial Engineering
  • Currently reside in Cape Town
  • To have the ability to critically evaluate information

  • An eye for detail and exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to build and maintain healthy relationships
  • To be self-motivated, and take responsibility for your own development
  • To be a team player

  • To be proactive
  • A strong ability to learn

  • A good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence systems (Advantageous)

If you are Customer Obsessed, a Team Player, Innovative AND have fun doing it, click apply RN!  We can’t wait to meet you!

Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Please Note:

Applications with no academic results will not be considered. (Please submit most recent available). This is a 12month contract.

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