Technician Electrical (Systems Analyst) - MES CoE Operations, MES and PAS CoE

Listing reference: arcmt_000263
Listing status: Online
Position summary
Industry: Steel Industry
Job category: IT and Telecommunications
Location: Vanderbijlpark
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: No
Part of the worldwide ArcelorMittal group with an industrial presence in 27 countries, ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited is the largest steel producer on the African continent, with a production capacity of 5 million tonnes of liquid steel per annum. Both flat and long steel is produced in hundreds of grades and specifications. Steel is as relevant as ever to the future success of our world. As one of the only materials to be completely reusable and recyclable, it will play a critical role in building the circular economy of the future. Steel will continue to evolve, becoming smarter, and increasingly sustainable. At ArcelorMittal, our goal is to help build a better world with smarter steels
Job description

         Adherence to safety procedures and participation in safety initiatives.

         Designing, developing, testing, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining MES solutions according to applications according to functional and technical specifications whilst applying set standards and processes.

         Managing the operation of MES Systems in his/her allocated area of responsibility with the aim of ensuring maximum service levels to the related production units and other departments.

         Obtain knowledge of plant processes and/or business processes in allocated area of responsibilities.

         Participates in forums or working groups as required by corporate or departmental focus.

         Applies corporate and departmental standards, policies (testing, validation, change control, disaster recovery and incident/problem management) and rules in the choice of tools and methods during MES Systems software development.

         Strives to deliver high quality, fit-for-purpose, reusable and maintainable software within the allocated time and with a minimum of rework.

         Maintaining a detailed understanding and self-education in terms of current best practices, trends and events in the software development industry.

         Obtain detail knowledge of plant processes in his/her allocated area of responsibility.

         Callout service including scheduled 24/7 standby as part of the team.

         Change and Incident Resolution and Management.

         Attending applicable Information management, project related and other meetings as and when required

         Creating documentation such as Design Documentation, Training manuals, Functional and technical specifications.

         Troubleshooting, monitoring and status reporting.

         Work estimation and planning of own tasks.

Minimum requirements

  • National Diploma (NQF 6/10) in Computer Science, Information Technology / Infomation Science
Experience and Requirements:

·         Minimum 18 months experience in most of the following software technologies/skills:

    • NET development (VB.NET, ASP.NET, or .NET CORE)
    • Visual Studio
    • Web development (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Entity framework, Blazor)
    • C /C# development
    • Maintain database objects via Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and/or SQL Developer
    • Developing within a Microsoft SQL database (T/SQL)
    • Developing within an Oracle database (PL/SQL)
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Business Objects
    • GIT Repository management
    • Unix and the Windows family of operating systems

 Experience in the following:

    • Business Analysis
    • System / Solutions Analysis
    • Full System Development Life Cycle including project scoping, solution design, development, inter-system integration, full factory testing, deployment, and maintenance
    • System Support, Incident Management and Problem Solving


  • Understand business processes relating to Order Management, Planning and Scheduling, Production, Stock Management, Costing, Financial and Logistical systems for a manufacturing environment (Manufacturing Execution systems).
  • Experience in supporting and a working knowledge of the above environments.
  • Understanding the essentials of system integration and inter-system communication.
  • Exposure to Agile system development and Project management processes.
  • Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) related to systems and processes.
  • Ability to understand a business process from a workflow diagram and to conceptualize it as an automated solution.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical IT documents such as flow charts, database design documents and functional/technical specifications.
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Exposure to project management responsibilities such as work estimation and planning of tasks
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office range of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Visio) is required.
  • Exposure / experience in improvising and modernizing existing tool sets and systems
Personal Attributes:

·         Mature personality with high emotional intelligence

·         Strong mathematical, analytical, and statistical analysis skills

·         Developed communication & Interpersonal skills

·         Ability to accurately plan and execute assigned tasks

·         Good time management skills

·         Exhibits confidence in self and others

·         Stakeholder involvement, relationship-building and networking skills

·         Have a holistic approach to process innovation

·         Ability to function in multiple roles concurrently

·         Willing to adapt and acquire new skills

·         An ability to function effectively without hands-on management

·         Take ownership

·         Work effectively in a group or individually

·         Proactive and results-driven

·         Passionate about technology and innovation

·         Excellent time management skills

·         Ability to perform under pressure

·         Resilient

·         Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles

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