Engineering Controls Specialist, Gqeberha – Ref: 1207179-1


Ref: Engineering Controls Specialist, Gqeberha - Ref: 1207179-1

Job Description:

Automotive OEM requires an Engineering Controls Specialist with a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering / Mechatronics, 3 to 5 years of PLC experience and that has worked within the automotive industry for a minimum of 2-3 years.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Primary purpose: Responsible person will be required to develop, implement, monitor, and maintain efficient automation controls processes with the use of FIS and other assembly line monitoring technology in addition to programming of PLCs and other equipment to ensure optimum line performance.
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9000 / ISO 14000 / TS 16949

Initiates measures to improve equipment performance, methods, and quality

Manage all software and hardware installed on different types of continuous process equipment while ensuring minimal down times, proper documentation, and version control

Program, Design using PLCs, HMI and SCADA while commissioning and overseeing the installation of equipment

Assists in creating, modifying, and revising automation controls instructions and process flow documentation

Automotive Assembly Process Knowledge and Experience

Ability to read blueprints, AutoCAD, EPlan, interpret and modify electrical schematics

6 Sigma Certified/Trained

Performs other work-related duties as assigned

Performance measures/ success criteria:

Improve Assembly equipment uptime using data analysis and preventative maintenance planning
Develop and implement short-, medium- and long-term improvement plans for implementation within the automated systems
Take responsibility for investigating and introducing new engineering technologies and strategies
Undertake root cause analysis and ensure Permanent Corrective Actions (PCA’s) are implemented

Location (country, city): Gqeberha, Eastern Cape

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualifications and experience:

National Diploma: Electrical Engineering / Mechatronics
3-5 Years PLC Experience
Minimum of 2-3 years within the Automotive Industry

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):

Good behavioural and leadership skills
Excellent English Oral and Written communication
Ability To analyse and interpret data analysis
Good teamwork Ability
Self-Motivated And Results Driven Individual
Read mechanical and electronic schematics to ensure specifications, adherence to standards is met
Troubleshoot equipment; manage calibration and preventative maintenance processes.
Extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic and digital controls systems and experience to test and writes modifications in multiple languages of systems software (Siemens and Bosch/Rexroth).
Strong understanding of networking, Ethernet, remote IO, ProfiBus and ProfiNet
Fault finding and continuous improvement execution and implementation
Engine functionally knowledge beneficial

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Engineering Controls Specialist, Gqeberha – Ref: 1207179-1

Engineering Controls Specialist

Engineering Controls Specialist


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