This position is for an Engineering Controls Specialist with an emphasis on robotic controls & PLC specialization. The responsible person will be required to develop, implement, monitor, and maintain efficient automation controls processes as well as to specialize in the continuous improvement, troubleshooting and programming of PLCs, Robots and other automation equipment.
Requirements: Minimum of 5 years within the Automotive Industry and Maintenance background. Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical National Diploma (S- course) or Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering B-Tech.
2-3 Years in a leadership role will be an added advantage.
Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Initiates measures to improve equipment performance, methods, and quality.
Manage all software and hardware installed on different types of equipment.
Ensure minimal downtimes, proper documentation, software back-ups and version control.
Reporting / presenting and escalate to management as needed.
To lead, set-up and participate in cross-functional team meetings.
Possess the propensity to take the lead in any breakdown situation.
Design, fault find and program using PLCs, HMI, and SCADA.
Ability to read blueprints, AutoCAD, E-Plan, interpret and modify electrical schematics.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Train and develop training documentation for maintenance personnel.
Effective Root causes analysis towards downtime.
Proactive approach to MOS.
Performance measures/ success criteria:
Improve equipment uptime using data analysis and Preventative Maintenance planning.
Undertake root cause analysis and Six Sigma methodology to implement Permanent Corrective Actions (PCA’s), Kaizen’s, Greenbelt Project.
Management of constraints with the use of FIS, Scada reporting.
Develop and implement activities to improve MTTR and MTBF.
Take responsibility for investigating and introducing new Engineering Technologies and strategies.
Have the ability and capability to independently carry-out respective Roles and Responsibilities enlisting the support of key stakeholders.
Ensure compliance and adherence for Health Charts.
Lead a team of Technicians.
Location (country, city): Pretoria, Gauteng
Job Qualification & Experience:
Qualifications and experience:
Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical National Diploma (S- course) or Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering B-Tech.
Minimum of 5 years within the Automotive Industry and Maintenance background.
2-3 Years in a Leadership role.
Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):
Always improving personal knowledge, looking for new ways and technologies to improve plant performance.
Excellent troubleshooting / problem-solving methodologies such as 6 Sigma, 5 Why’s, Fishbone etc.
Able to work under pressure and should be a team player.
Siemens, Mitsubishi PLC’s. Must be able to Program, monitor, fault-find, and make improvements.
Kawasaki and Fanuc robot fault finding and programming skill. Sealer systems experience an advantage.
SEW, Danfoss, Siemens drives working knowledge.
Proficient in Automation networks including Ethernet, Profinet, Profibus and Wireless Networks.
Fault-finding and continuous improvement execution and implementation.
HMI’s – Adroit, Win CC Scada fault finding and programming skill.
Excellent PC knowledge
Behavioral and Leadership skills.
Good presentation skills
Excellent English oral and written communication.
Ability to analyze and interpret data analysis.
Self-Motivated, results-driven and competent individual.
Read Mechanical and Electronic schematics to ensure adherence to specifications and standards.
Extensive knowledge of Electronics.
6 Sigma trained/Certified.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Engineering Controls Specialist, TCF – Pretoria – Ref: 1206011-5
Engineering Controls Specialist
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