Career Opportunities

 

How we work

Imagine working with the latest technologies on technically demanding, complex global projects. Expect to be challenged to develop your skills and experience, growing with S4 through a varied and exciting career. At S4 you will find fairness and support in a safe and comfortable work environment. Our culture is one where employees respect each other and individual accomplishments are recognised.

Our managers are experienced and always willing to go the extra mile. We believe that our people are our most important asset, which is why we give them the tools and training they require to meet challenges head on. We are proud to state that we are a market leader in the Industrial Automation and Automotive Diagnostics sectors in South Africa. Our strategic partnerships with our International partners give us a competitive advantage over our competition, leading to consistent growth.

What can S4 offer you?

We offer our employees a friendly work environment that fosters teamwork and an "open-door" policy that encourages positive interaction between all members of staff. The environment is modern and sophisticated with a canteen that runs during tea and lunchtime, serving complimentary cappucinos. In addition, our work hours afford you your Friday afternoons free from 13:00. S4 is a highly stable and growing company with a diverse range of projects. Be sure to apply and join our awesome team today!

Our Process

  • We receive your application

  • We analyse it to see if you're the right fit

  • You're invited for a series of interviews

  • You complete our induction

  • Welcome to the S4 family!

**If you have not received feedback within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Our Current Vacancies

Artisan (Toolmaker/Fitter) | Port Elizabeth (ZA)

This job is offered on a contract basis. A reputable company offering turnkey special purpose machinery solutions requires the services of a qualified Toolmaker/Fitter & Turner with at least one year of experience after qualifying.

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Electrical Technician (Contractual)| Port Elizabeth/Pretoria (ZA)

S4 is looking for an electrician to work on installation projects. Previous experience in industrial automation projects and the ability to read E-Plan drawings will enable you to excel in the role.

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Embedded Developer | Port Elizabeth (ZA)

An opportunity has become available for an experienced software engineer to create innovative solutions for connected vehicle technologies. The successful candidate will work with the latest tech to create software which ensures quality and reliability of a vehicle during and after production. With fresh ideas, the successful candidate can actively shape the future of the automotive industry.

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Mechanical Assistant | Port Elizabeth (ZA)

A reputable company offering turnkey special purpose machinery solutions requires the services of a mechanical assistant with at least one year of experience in a manufacturing/automation environment.

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PLC Programmer/Application Engineer | East London (ZA)

The position involves programming & configuration of PLC’s (mainly Siemens and Allen-Bradley), HMI development, troubleshooting and/or repair. This applicant must be a self-starter, self-managed and comfortable working with people in trouble-shooting and problem-solving situations. Thinking on your feet, ability to handle pressure and good communication skills are a must.

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PLC Programmer/Application Engineer | Pretoria (ZA)

The position involves programming & configuration of PLC’s (mainly Siemens and Allen-Bradley), HMI development, troubleshooting and/or repair. This position will be based in Pretoria, South Africa. This applicant must be a self-starter, self-managed and comfortable working with people in trouble-shooting and problem-solving situations. Thinking on your feet, ability to handle pressure and good communication skills are a must.

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Software Developer | Port Elizabeth (ZA)

S4 is an engineering firm specialising in the manufacturing industry, both locally and internationally is looking for Software Developers. The successful candidate will form part of a newly established team that will work directly with a German Automotive Diagnostics company. This opportunity may involve overseas travel to various areas within Europe. We are looking for developers at all levels to form a balanced team which includes senior and junior developers.

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Travel Engineer | Germany

The position involves extensive travel internationally. In this role you will act as the link between development engineers and customers and maintain sophisticated software projects that test and program vehicles and components during and after production, ensuring quality and reliability.

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Recruitment FAQ

Q. So we have a vacancy, when will it need to be filled by?

We're always looking for someone who can fill the position as soon as possible.

Q. What do I need to bring to the interview?

Just bring you. The best way to prepare is to think about your career achievements and communicate them to us in a coherent manner. Don't let your nerves get the best of you! Be clear about what skills you have as well as the position you're interested in. Don't forget to tell us about your dreams, goals and aspirations!

Q. What is the salary offered?

We offer a market-related salary that fits in with our internal salary structures based on the candidates relevant experience and qualifications.

Q. When can I expect feedback on my application?

Follow this link to our process. S4 follows standard recruitment procedure, give us two weeks to respond and if you haven't heard from us consider your application unsuccessful.

Q. What kind of person is S4 looking for?

We are looking for a collaborative personality type that will fit into our company culture. An ideal candidate would be a forward-thinking individual who is willing to sacrifice short-term gains in order to achieve long-term goals and who is proud to be part of the S4 family.

Q. How many people will be interviewing me?

S4 rarely does one-on-one interviews, this is because we prefer to have the opinion and input of multiple colleagues, therefore the interview will normally take place with about four representatives from S4.

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