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Instrumentation Automation Technician Automotive North of

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Pretoria North, Gauteng

  • R30,000 - R32,000 pm basic salary

  • Job 2175978

  • Posted 02 Jan 2018 by Professional Appointments


About the Position

International Automotive Component Manufacturer needs to appoint an Instrumentation Technician to do maintenance on Hydraulic Presses, Industrial Robots, CNC Machines, Spot Welding Guns as well as Project installations. Report to the Control & Instrumentation Manager. Must be prepared to work shifts:

Qualifications + Experience

  • N6 Diploma with Trade Test in Automation and Instrumentation OR
  • Qualified Millwright with applicable experience
  • T3/S4 Diploma will be an advantage
  • 3 years as a Technician in the Electrical field, especially in Automation (Hydraulics and general maintenance / projects)
  • Read and understand Electrical drawings
  • Electrical and PLC fault finding
  • Read and understand Hydraulic / Pneumatic drawings ESSENTIAL
  • Able to work on 3 phase 380 V

Knowledge Required

  • PLC Programming (Siemens S5, S7, Festo)
  • Robotics (Kuka Robots, Motoman Robots, ABB Robots)
  • AC/DC - Drives and Servo Applications and drives experience
  • SCADA (Win CC, WinccFlex) / HMI (Siemens, EBELT, BTxxx, Suetron) Programming

Duties

  • Maintenance installation on hydraulic presses, industrial robots, CNC Machines, spot welding guns and well as project installation
  • Electrical fault finding
  • PLC (Siemens & Festo) and robot programming
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Improvement and upgrades of a variety of machines
  • New projects
  • Setting up checklists
  • Equipment inventories
  • Monthly Kaizen's
  • Maintaining software backups
  • Motors, AC & DC Drivers
  • Planning maintenance schedules
  • Maintenance, fault finding, programming and control of S5 and S7 PLC's and SEW drives that control Robots, used for the assembling of parts for the motor industry
  • Fault finding and correction of electrical problems as there are no Electricians in the Assembly Department on the lines
  • Small projects and assist with projects that are run by the Projects Departments
  • Upgrades of PLC programs and adding robots
  • Servicing of the robots and assist production during the shift
  • Pneumatic experience with clamps and cylinders on Jigs
  • Hydraulic experience with power packs for Hydraulic Presses and Sealer Systems

SALARY OFFERED TO SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL DEPEND ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

ONLY APPLICANTS THAT MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED

Applicants who have not been contacted within 14 days should consider their applications as having been unsuccessful

Desired Skills

  • Siemens
  • S5
  • S7
  • Festo
  • Kuku
  • Motoman
  • ABB
  • robots
  • hydraulics
  • pneumatic drawings
  • PLC programming
  • AC/DC Drives
  • Servo applications
  • WinCC
  • WinccFlex
  • HMI
  • Siemens drives
  • EBELT
  • BTxxx
  • Suetron
  • SCADA programming
  • TS3
  • S4
  • Automation
  • read understand electrical drawings
  • N6 Diploma
  • Trade tested Instrumentation Automation
  • AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR
  • pneumatic clamps cylinders JIGS
  • hydraulic presses
  • sealer systems

Desired Work Experience

  • 5 to 10 years Automotive Engineering

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Diploma

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