Mechatronics Engineer, Durban – Ref: 949916-4

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Ref: 949916-4

Job Description:

Our client is an automotive component manufacturer and supplier of sub-systems and modules. Climate-controlled assemblies include Heaters, HVAC, Blower Motor, Fan, Cooling Module, Aftermarket Aircon kit packaging, Air cleaners, Windscreen Washer and Wiper systems. Able to integrate a full range of automotive systems with an extensive range of testing facilities for system and component performance and durability validation.

They are urgently sourcing a qualified Mechatronics Engineer to be based in Durban. The ideal incumbent will hold a qualification in Mechatronics or Electronic Engineering or equivalent computer science programming (computer programming experience (Delphi, Labview, C#, asp.net)) with 5 to 10 years of experience in a PLC and computer programming environment and 2 to 3 years software/electronic development experience.

Other important criteria includes PLC programming knowledge (RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, Festo FST, Festo Codesys) / robot programming (Fanuc, Yaskawa, Denso) / machine automation, controls and integration / advanced computer and IT infrastructure  / Windows server management experience / database development and administration experience (MySQL exp advantageous) / project management.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Plant Engineering Manager
Key performance areas:

  • Take responsibility for assigned projects in line with divisional requirements.
  • Control and maintain Mechatronics Associated Spares requirements for the Plant.
  • Timeous Mechatronics repairs and maintenance to plant equipment.
  • Maintain an effective back-up of all software & PLC programs associated with plant and facilities.
  • Ensure timeous response to faults.
  • Maintain machine uptime.
  • Effective troubleshooting to identify problems and carry out repairs.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on facilities and attending to breakdown.
  • Support all departments with mechatronics requirements.
  • Develop and build new mechatronics facilities.
  • Wire PLC panels and other electronic machinery.
  • PLC and other software programming.
  • Assist in upgrading current facilities and electronic advancement ideas.
  • Ensure all documentation is completed timeously.
  • Manage the network infrastructure.
  • Manage the production IT systems and servers.
  • Database administration and development.
  • Ensure good housekeeping at all times.
  • Work within stipulated budget constraints.
  • Identify project timing and ensure this is maintained.

Country: South Africa
Location: Durban

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum qualification / experience required:

  • Qualification in Mechatronics or Electronic Engineering or equivalent computer science programming qualification
  • Computer programming experience (Delphi, Labview, C#, asp.net)
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in PLC and computer programming environment
  • 2 to 3 years software/electronic development experience
  • PLC programming knowledge (RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, Festo FST, Festo Codesys)
  • Robot programming (Fanuc, Yaskawa, Denso)
  • Machine automation and controls
  • Machine integration
  • Advanced computer/ IT skills
  • IT infrastructure experience
  • Windows server management experience
  • Database development and administration experience (MySQL exp advantageous)
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Basic electronic knowledge
  • Project management

Personal Skills:

  • Sound technical skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good risk assessment ability.
  • Must be thorough, accurate and meet deadlines.
  • Organisational and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision and be a self-starter.
  • Diligent and methodical.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Company Description:

Automotive component manufacturers and suppliers of sub-systems and modules. Climate-controlled assemblies include Heaters, HVAC, Blower Motor, Fan, Cooling Module, Aftermarket Aircon kit packaging, Air cleaners, Windscreen Washer and Wiper systems. Able to integrate a full range of automotive systems with an extensive range of testing facilities for system and component performance and durability validation.


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

Mechatronics Engineer, Durban – Ref: 949916-4

Mechatronics Engineer

Mechatronics Engineer

 

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