SYSPRO ERP & Systems Manager (Manufacturing)
Johannesburg, South Africa
5d ago
source : Executive Placements

SYSPRO ERP & Systems Manager (Manufacturing) , JHB West, R70 000 ctc

o Syspro Certification / Relevant IT related field of study BSc / SYSPRO

o MCITP SQL Certification (Ideal)

o 5 + years Syspro System Administration experience (experience with month-ends and year-ends, security and permissions)

o Syspro functional experience including financial, distribution and manufacturing modules

o User training experience

o Project Management skills

o Experience in the development of new and existing programs

o Accounting knowledge

o Experience integrating Syspro with other interfaces

o Excellent problem-solving skills

o End to end project management and issue resolution experience

o Advanced Excel user

o Respond and work well under pressure

o Ability to complete tasks timeously and work until the task is complete

o Show initiative and ability to self-motivate and work alone frequently


The main purpose of your role as ERP & Systems Administrator is to offer IT related support to all employees. To control and co-ordinate the Information System’s technical and support function by monitoring and maintaining the ERP systems in respect of breakdown and performance, control user access, providing training to users.

o End User SYSPRO Support and training experience Advanced experience in troubleshooting SYSPRO related problems

o Create and maintain customized reports using MS SQL, SYSPRO reporting services, EXCEL

o Maintaining SYSPRO Document format

o Involved in setting up business processes and procedures

o Documenting and administration of SYSPRO

o Training of staff on Syspro Processes & Procedures

o Support of Syspro environment including Application Server, database and client PCs operating in a manufacturing environment

o Strong understanding of financial and production concepts

o Syspro functional experience including financial, distribution and manufacturing modules

o Ad Hoc reporting and development as needed including Syspro and SQL Server

o End user training at all levels with version upgrades

o Make up training / reference manuals for Syspro ERP modules in use

o Work directly with Finance department and production staff to streamline processes and correct barriers

o Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate technical information to non-technical employees within the business

o Have a drive and commitment to contribute to the professional development of others by imparting knowledge via training

o Ability to identify improvement areas and understand how this function interacts with various stakeholders within the business and thus be proactive with initiating such projects

o Strong report writing skills

o Strong understanding of financial and production / manufacturing concepts

o Understand the need for Disaster Recovery planning and system testing

o Willing to travel nationally and cross-border (Namibia)

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