Automation Technician (JHB)

Automation Technician (JHB)

22 Nov
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Greys Recruitment
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IGauteng

22 Nov

Greys Recruitment

IGauteng

20 Nov '20



Automation Technician (JHB)





Engineering / Technical / Production / Manufacturing / Motor, South Africa - Gauteng JHB - East Rand



R 35 000 - R 40 000 Monthly



Major retailer seeks an Automation Technician within their large Distribution Centre to ensure that all equipment is operating at optimum efficiency levels.



Duties:



- Ensure that all equipment is operating in design specification parameters to eliminate downtime effective implementation and execution of the equipment preventative maintenance system

- Ensure maximum line efficiency, throughput rate, maximize uptime, and effectively manage critical spares as required for DC to actively ensure correct spares holding and minimize cost and downtime.







- Effective planning, including timeous spares procurement for planned repairs and breakdown repairs.

- Best maintenance practices for both the engineering & operational running of lines, including the training and transfer of skills

- Support implementation of projects, active execution and support of continuous improvement projects to support the warehouse drive to improve quality, throughput whilst minimizing cost.

- Execution of and contribution to the safety system

- Execution of and adherence to all safety requirements, inspection, and repairs as and when required

- Manage and execute maintenance in line with the planned maintenance schedule.

- Perform routine diagnostic on automated systems, monitor automated systems, isolate problems, and perform repairs.

- Be able to troubleshoot issues and determine the source of the problem i.e. mechanical, electrical, or from the system controlling the process etc.

- Effective communication with key service providers locally and internationally (Knapp Hotline)

- Asset management & Tracking i.e. Tools, Spares etc



Requirements:



- Grade 12, Math's & Science

- Electronics Technician / Electrician light current / Millwright Red Seal (N3 upwards)

- Preferable wireman's license and experience of OHS systems.

- PLC, networking, industrial PC and or communication systems experience.

- Pneumatics, Basic hydraulics, basic mechanics

- Working experience on conveyor systems will be advantageous.

- Preventative maintenance environment.

- At least 3 or more years of related work and knowledge



Qualities:



- Must be hands-on and have a preventative mindset

- Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated

- Strong organizational & prioritization skills

- Attention to detail

- Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

- Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders at all levels

- Comfortable with change and excellent team player

- Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems

- Be able to work in a pressured environment.

- Be able to complete tasks quickly & efficiently.

- Be willing to go the extra mile



Ad Visible Until: 20 December 2020



Ref: DBN001735/CS



Vacancy Type: Permanent



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