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Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing South Africa (Pty) Ltd invites qualifying professionals to apply for the vacancy: Technical Tool Owner [x5 posts].

Closing date: 31 January 2024

Location: Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing South Africa Ltd, East London


End-to-End responsibility for a Supply Chain product during its entire lifecycle. This includes defining the strategic roadmap for the product as well as quality, technology, reliability, and cost.

To assure this delivery, it is essential to work closely with the Business Product Owners, Solutions Architect, Security, Infrastructure, Developers, Business Analysts and QA team.

The End-to-End responsibility includes close collaboration with Business customers as well as IT Service providers.

All activities will be done in compliance with the Company’s Integrity Code and other relevant policies.

All activities are to be performed in compliance to the Company’s Integrity & Anti Bribery codes, Conflict of interest policy & S.H.E.Q. requirement and is to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties and to is to report deviations.


Mercedes-Benz South Africa Ltd is part of the Mercedes-Benz Group AG (former Daimler AG), one of the world’s most successful automotive companies.

The Mercedes-Benz Group AG (former Daimler AG) is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With Mercedes-Benz AG, we are one of the leading global suppliers of premium and luxury cars and vans.

Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG offers financing, leasing, car subscription and car rental, fleet management, digital services for charging and payment, insurance brokerage, as well as innovative mobility services.


  • Establish the strategic future roadmap for the Product.
  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of activities required to steer the product to align with the roadmap defined.
  • Clearly communicate and demonstrate the value of the product within the organization.
  • Lead and direct team members with various different skill sets to deliver a quality product. 

  • Responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating the product budget.
  • Evaluation and prioritization of new requirements. Effective communication and feedback between IT product team and  Business stakeholders.
  • Provide feedback to management.
  • Act as escalation point for client issues that require product change resolution.

  • Participate in team discussions and provide input regarding strategic team decisions.
  • Actively participate in mitigating impediments which impacts successful completion of release/sprint goals
  • Collaborate and work with colleagues in different time zones.
  •  Promote continuous improvement through implementation and management of new processes to enhance productivity    output.


Qualification and Experience

  • NQF 7 – Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma, Computer Science, Business Informatics, Business Administration, Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain or similar qualifications within the automotive industry
  • Minimum 3 -5 Years’ experience in IT
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Processes will be beneficial



  • Knowledge and experience in software design, platform design and application operations.
  • Knowledge and experience in recent IT base technology (Azure, CI\CD, DevOps, Cloud, API’s).
  • Knowledge of IT standards and Security concepts.

  • Knowledge of agile working methodologies.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of IT Infrastructure and Cloud concepts.
  • Knowledge and experience of how to plan projects, define deliverables and to control quality and cost matters.

Non- Technical

  • Customer focused
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Pioneering spirit in dealing with new technologies.

  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Highly committed and driven.
  • Independent working attitude and self-directed learning skills.
  • Able to empower, motivate and inspire a team to top performance and promote creativity within the team.
  • Negotiation skills and strong focus on goals and results.
  • Experience leading a product team will be of advantage.


Mercedes-Benz South Africa is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered.

Please note that the email is ONLY for queries : [email protected] Kindly note that we do not accept any email applications, this email address if for queries only.

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