Robotic Technicians for Automotive Chassis/Body Construction Assembly – State-of-the-Art Facility in Pretoria, Gauteng – Ref: 1206010

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Ref: 1206010

Job Description:

Robotic Technicians required for automotive chassis/body construction assembly to be based in a state-of-the-art facility in Pretoria.

Minimum requirements: 1. National Diploma or Degree: Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical/Automation Engineering, 2. 5 – 10 Years’ automation and maintenance experience preferably in the chassis/body construction assembly field and 3. Experienced with a number of systems, expert in at least one area and working knowledge of a number of other areas of specialization.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Area Manager
Primary purpose: Successful candidate is expected to have exceptional organizational and time management skills. Must display excellent communication skills with a great eye and attention for detail while displaying strong problem solving and decision-making abilities. Candidate must possess a solid understanding of automation equipment, repairs, and refurbishments, cleaning and managing maintenance tasks and activities. Knowledge of key maintenance procedures and processes is necessary while having knowledge of health and safety regulations. Team member must also ensure adherence to standards with the aim to improve facility availability through a pro-active mindset of preventative maintenance.
Responsibilities / accountabilities:

  • Drive factors such as safety, quality and productivity, to ensure objectives are met through following and executing standardized maintenance work.
  • Verify that the assembly facility is running safely and consistently with minimal maintenance impact.
  • Ensure PM/CM/EM are done with integrity and quality and facilities are maintained to the standards.
  • Execute maintenance tasks and assignments in area of responsibility.
  • Support, drive and raise Kaizen’s (continuous improvement) projects to improve equipment uptime and availability.
  • Meet and implement MOS standards and processes and achieve output targets of JPH, TTT, MTTR, MTBF and PM/CM completion.
  • Support and develop short term actions through the Paynter processes and reviews.
  • Develop weekend work plans and ensure spares and consumables are available to complete scheduled tasks in responsible areas.
  • Basic administration of maintenance documents for corrective actions resolution.
  • Ensure Integrity in work tasks undertaken and identify improvement opportunities.

Performance measures/ success criteria:

  • +95% Equipment availability.
  • Reduce breakdown Mean Time To Repair (MTTR).
  • Increase equipment MTBF.
  • PM completion ratio of > 97%.
  • No Open Work Orders > Three months.
  • Develop and implement short, medium and long-term improvement plans for implementation within the automated systems and equipment.
  • Take responsibility for investigating and introducing new engineering technologies and strategies with continuous monitoring of equipment using FIS.
  • Undertake root cause analysis and ensure Permanent Corrective Actions (PCAs) are implemented.

Location (country, city): Pretoria, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualifications and experience:

  • National Diploma or Degree: Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical/Automation Engineering.
  • 5 – 10 Years’ automation and maintenance experience preferably in the chassis/body construction assembly field.
  • Experienced with a number of systems, expert in at least one area and working knowledge of a number of other areas of specialization.

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):

  • Fault finding ability, Electrical and Mechanical.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Siemens S7 and Allen Bradly PLC fault finding and programming skills.
  • Kawasaki BX, MX, ZX series robot fault finding, repair and programming skill.
  • HMI -Win CC Scada, Allen Bradley Panel View fault finding ability.
  • SEW – Drive fault finding and programming skill.
  • Robotic welding experience (Resistance/MIG).
  • Good behavioural skills.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data analysis.
  • Good team work ability.
  • Self-motivated and results driven individual.
  • Read mechanical and electronic schematics to ensure specifications, adherence to standards are met.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, ensure correct linking and error logging to individual pieces of equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic and digital controls systems, experience to test, and writes modifications in multiple languages of systems software (Siemens, Allen Bradley, and Rockwell).
  • Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, Ethernet, remote IO, ProfiBus and Wireless Networks
  • Fault finding and continuous improvement execution and implementation.

 

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

Robotic Technicians for Automotive Chassis/Body Construction Assembly – State-of-the-Art Facility in Pretoria, Gauteng – Ref: 1206010

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Robotic Technicians for Automotive Chassis/Body Construction Assembly – State-of-the-Art Facility in Pretoria, Gauteng – Ref: 1206010

 

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