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Machine Area Specialist Control & Automation – Port Elizabeth

Gumtree.co.za | Posted 31-05-2020

Port Elizabeth (Engineering)


Machine Area Specialist Control


& Automation – Port Elizabeth
Salary
– R750 000 CTC
Key Purpose
To
maintain, repair and optimize plant and associated devices to ensure plant
availability and product quality at minimum cost without sacrificing standards.
Duties:
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Solid understanding, programming of PLC’s and Frequency Converters
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Optimisation of all control systems including utilities,
processing and production lines by analysing downtime and engineering
solutions.
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Ensure that all process control software is backed up and up to
date according to set standards
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Coach, guide and assist technicians in breakdown situations if an
escalation occurs.
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Analyse downtime for trends and proactively eliminate major causes
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Ensure the integrity and reliability of production systems
software and hardware from PLC devices to ERP system by monitoring maintenance,
adherence to standards and effective problem solving
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Electrical standby as per roster
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Preventative electrical maintenance work.
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Membership of a fault-finding team.
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Modification projects (whenever necessary).
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Installation of new equipment.
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Development of work instructions related to electrical equipment.
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Monitor and manage performance of equipment.
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Optimize machine performance and lay-out.
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Optimization of maintenance schedules and critical electrical
spares for engineering store
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Optimize machine availability.
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Ability to work shifts and be available on call-out where
necessary
Requirements:
·
N4 with Trade Test (Electrical) / N6 National Diploma Electrical
Engineering (preferred)
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PC literacy essential - Microsoft packages.
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Knowledge of SAP will be an advantage.
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At least 3 years in C&A or instrumentation as well as coding
and inspection equipment.
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Specialised knowledge of Instrument and Control calibrations,
configurations, maintenance, fault finding, installation standards, documentation
standards and instrumentation protocols.
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Basic understanding of and experience with Wonderware Archestra
and Intouch based SCADA systems
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In-depth knowledge of PLCs hardware and software and industrial
networking
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Good manufacturing and process understanding
If you are interested or would like
more information, please email shanelle@rapidrecruiting.co.za or call
0833071825. If you have not received any feedback within 2 weeks of applying,
please consider your application unsuccessful.