Engineering Controls Specialist

Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Salary: R negotiable
Recruiter: Boikago Recruitment Agency (Pty) Ltd
Job Ref: ENGCONT2020
Summary: Electronics Controls Specialist

 

 

Job Description

ntroduction
Our client is an automotive manufacturer based in Pretoria looking for an Engineering Controls Specialist with experience in PLC''s and Robotics within an automotive manufacturing bodyshop environment

Purpose of the Role

  • This position is for an engineering controls specialist with an emphasis on robotic controls specialization.
  • The responsible person will be required to develop, implement, monitor and maintain efficient automation controls processes.
  • To specialize in the continuous improvement, troubleshooting and programming of PLC’s/ Robots as well as other automation equipment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Well versed in ISO 9000 / ISO 14000 / TS 16949.
  • 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 backups and version control.
  • Robot programming, fault finding design changes.  
  • Continuous robotic improvement of weld quality, sealer quality and location accuracy.
  • Installation of new equipment with regards to robots includes the initial setup of the robot and the parameters thereof.  The setup and calibration of the weld gun.  The parameter setup and programming of sealer systems. To commission and delegate newly installed equipment. 
  • Reporting / presenting and escalate to management as needed.
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance updates on the robots and related equipment.
  • Optimization of preventive maintenance jobs based on break down analysis and findings.
  • To lead, set up and participate in cross-functional team meetings.
  • 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.
  • Must be prepared to work shifts, and overtime as required.
  • Train and develop training documentation for maintenance personnel.
  • Improve  body shop equipment uptime using data analysis and preventative maintenance planning
  • Undertake root cause analysis and to implement Permanent Corrective Actions (PCA’s).
  • Management of body shop constraints with the use of FIS and other body shop monitoring technology.
  • Develop and implement activities to improve MTTR and MTBF.
  • Take responsibility for investigating and introducing new engineering technologies and strategies.


Minimum experience & qualifications required

  • Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical National Diploma (S- course) or Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering B-Tech.
  • 4-5 Years Automotive experience with a preference of body shop experience.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data analysis.
  • Read mechanical and electronic schematics to ensure adherence to specifications and standards.
  • Excellent troubleshooting / problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to work under pressure and should be a team player. 
  • Extensive knowledge in robots, with a preference for Kawasaki and Kuka robots.
  • Proven track record of robot programming projects.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of a variety of robots and robotic applications i.e.; grippers, spot welders, CO2 welders, sealer systems.
  • of robotic programming architecture AS / K-logic
  • Hands-on experience in weld guns and timers that includes parameters backing up fault-finding with a preference for Obara or Bosch.
  • In-depth knowledge of spot-welding applications / parameters / setup / fault finding.
  • Adroit in SCA sealer systems.
  • Seasoned in PLC’s. Must be able to monitor, fault-find, modify and make improvements (Siemens / Rockwell).
  • Proficient in automation networks including Ethernet, Profinet, Profibus, CAN-bus and wireless networks. 


Behavioural skills / competencies

  • Behavioural and leadership skills.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication.
  • Self-Motivated, results-driven, competent, individual.
  • Fault finding and continuous improvement execution and implementation

 

This job is now closed. You can apply for other jobs by uploading your CV.


New users - Upload your CV                      Existing users - Login here

 

Similar jobs your might be interested in:

Engineering Graphic Design (FET Phase) and Technology (Snr Phase) Teacher
Pretoria
ACUDEO College Schools is founded on the intent to offer affordable quality education in areas where this was previously inaccessible or severely limited. To achieve this whilst striving for the standards set in our founding school, we rely on the ex...
18 days ago


Legal & Compliance Counsel - Automotive Industry
Pretoria
This is a great opportunity for a Senior Commercial and Corporate Legal specialist currently working for a multinational organisation with sound corporate and commercial law experience, to use his/her knowledge and expertise in a broad and varied in-...
New!


Export Specialist
Pretoria
Export specialist
New!


Quantitative Specialist: Credit Impairments
Pretoria
Ensures that credit impairment model development, adheres to consistency and quality standards, and follow the guidance of corporate policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
2 days ago


Electrical draughtsman
Pretoria
Established Consulting engineering Firm requires the services of a Electrical Draughtsman/CAD operator on an AD HOC Basis
3 days ago


Snr Specialist Consolidation & Reporting
Pretoria
Responsible for the monthly, semi-annual & annual consolidations and statutory reporting requirements for the Group
7 days ago


Lead Scheduler
Pretoria
For the past 40 years, our client has provided comprehensive design, consultation, and project management expertise to all market sectors. They offer multi-discipline engineering, procurement, and construction services. Currently, they have an oppor...
7 days ago


Safety Manager
Pretoria
Well established consulting engineering firm has an opportunity for a Safety Manager with experience within the EPCM and Mining industry to Develop and implement organizational safety, health, and environmental programs, including the review and upda...
10 days ago


Lead project Scheduler/Planner
Pretoria
Well established Consulting engineering firm has an opportunity for a Lead Project Planner/Scheduler, experience within the EPCM mining or larger mega project environment essential.
10 days ago


Micro Insurance Compliance Specialist
Pretoria
The division is responsible for supervising the business conduct of micro insurers and other financial services entities operating in the “micro” or “access product” space. The person appointed in the role will be expected to monitor complian...
14 days ago


General Manager
Pretoria
Exciting new opportunity as General Manager with 10 years’ experience within the engineering Industry
16 days ago


 

Create a free job alert for                                

Engineering Controls Specialist in Pretoria

Enter your email address below
and we will email you similar jobs when they become available:

You can cancel at any time. We will not spam you. By giving us your email address your agree to our Terms and Conditions