Facility Controls Engineer
Legadima Human Capital
Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA
3d ago
source : JobVine

Education and Experience : Must have an electrical qualificationIf the line stops he / she needs to understand the program *automated brain* to ensure the line is up and running again Eg Profibus is for used controlNOT roboticsThis is all about electrical control and instrumentation National diploma or degree in Electrical and electronic engineering Professional Engineer, Professional Certified Engineer, or Professional Technologist certification with professional body will be a plusExperience in Design & Commissioning (e.

  • g., performance tuning, loop checkout, etc.)Experience in Troubleshooting (e.g., root cause failure analysis and correction)Experience in programming, modification of controllers logic such as : advanced process control (APC);
  • distributed control systems (DCS); programmable logic controllers (PLC); supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).

    Experience in implementing control algorithmsstrong software skills, of object oriented programming, C++knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical 2016Min 3 Years Experience in automated plant ant project management in the automation portfolio desirable Previous experience in developing conveyor systems, modernization of the systems, cooperating with Project Managers for the delivery of projectsExcellent client-facing and internal communication skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsSolid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skillsResilience, flexibility, teamwork, cost awarenessHighly knowledgeable of automation safety standardsSafety Instrumented System SIS model validation calculations (e.

    g., Safety Integrity Level SIL , reliability, availability, etc.)Knowledge of Sensor technologies applicable to the desired type of measurement (e.

    g., flow, pressure, level, temperature, analytical, counters, position, motion, vision, etc.); Sensor characteristics (e.

    g., rangeability, accuracy and precision, temperature effects, response times, reliability, repeatability, etc.); Material compatibilityExperience in project feasibility assessmentExperienced in project control, tracking and reportingExtensive experience in leading project design through to deliveryMachine interface design with external systems e.g.

    NGAVS, Error Proofing, QLS, CDC2, power-toolsPLC's programming experience, knowledge of the series, and mostly used PLCsKnowledge of Control Element devices, Material selection based on process characteristics (e.

    g.,erosion, corrosion, plugged, extreme pressure, temperature,etc.);Knowledge of Accessories (e.g., limit switches, solenoid valves,positioners, transducers, air regulators, etc.

    Knowledge of Environmental constraints (e.g., fugitive emissions, packing, special sealing, etc.)Ability to work under stress and tough project deadlines without deterioration of the quality of workSkill in : Selecting and sizing motors and drives, Selecting and sizing instrument equipment, Designing low-voltage electrical systems, Selecting and sizing computers, Selecting and sizing control equipment, Evaluating vendor alternatives, Selecting or sizing of input / output signal devices and / or conditionersKnowledge of Control theory : Basic processes (e.

    g., compression, combustion, distillation, hydraulics, motion control, etc.); Process dynamics (e.g., loop response, P-V-T relationships, simulations, cycle times, throughput, etc.

    Basic control (e.g., regulatory control, feedback, feed forward, cascade, ratio, PID, split-range, etc.); Discrete control (e.

    g., relay logic, Boolean algebra, state logic, Control Systems Engineer 6 function block / combinational logic, etc.); Sequential control (e.

  • g., batch, sequential function charts, logic sequences, etc.); Visualization, alarming, database / reporting techniques; Documentation standards;
  • Vendors' capabilities for their hardware and software products; General control strategies used within the industry)Motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal skills.

    Able to elicit cooperation from a variety of resources.Able to define scope of change requests and work with operation teams to size and plan delivery.

    Able to work with a diverse team and adapt communication styles and content to appropriate audiences.Effective communication skills to mediate disputes and uncover hidden objections or concerns.

    Able to anticipate and resolve problems before they happen.Adaptable to a flexible process structure.

    Comfortable with a startup, high growth environment where individuals sometimes serve in multiple rolesJob


    Control Systems Engineer analyzes user requirements and the design of process and / or mechanical equipment to design automation systems that will cause the equipment to function in the desired mannerAnalyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to identify the system components and develop the design and functional specifications for the automation systemsThey are responsible for the interface between the hardware and software development for the automation systemEngineer works in cooperation with / and under the direction of the TCF VOME Facility Manager, aiming at the flawless execution of the projectTo be responsible for leading Contractors projects in terms of Controls section of all new installations VOME TCF Department has to deliver from Scope of Work creation to installation, buy-off & debuggingControls Engineer to Lead Projects Timely Execution with expected quality and in compliance with South Africa legal requirements, coordinate Projects, resources, equipment and information in line with project scope and definition.

    Lead the weekend and major plant shut-down works of contractors, conduct safety interventions & control execution of the work, prepare validation plans for all project steps, ensure prior job commencement, Manage The Change is issued and approved by plant, as well as the validation plansTo deliver project work as per customers requirements, timing and applicable standard, Engineer to : Prepare the Scope of Works for the TCF facility projects, raise in the system Requisition Requests, conduct suppliers technical evaluation, work with buyer to ensure Purchase Order raised on-timePrepare project planning, status review and reportingMentor others within team and internal customersControl system design and implementation of industrial manufacturing equipment for the automotive and industrial manufacturing industries.

    Lead works of the Contractor, when project assigned to contractorPerform robustness analysis of systems and incorporate findings into control system design or subsystem interfaces.

    Control the work of Contractor in case project adjudicated to 3rd partyCreate manufacturing automation processes using control system design, application, and validation experience.

    Design / Control design Control system, PLC / Industrial Robot software development for automated robotic manufacturing / assembly systems.

    Develop control system designs for conveyors in package distribution industry.

    Work with conveyor engineers to develop robust, low cost, reliable solution satisfying customer requirements.

    Interpret mechanical sequence and controls drawing and writes ladder logic to customer specifications / control contractors work.

    Program using PLC Ladder Logic, including program testing / verification, control contractors work.Develop and simulate control software using low-fidelity plant models (PLC ladder logic) and physics-based (EASY5) plant models, manage contractors work.

    Simulate and validate system dynamics using low-fidelity plant models (PLC ladder logic) and physics-based (EASY5) plant models.

    Order software & hardware needed as per customer request and also designed ladder logic to customer specifications.Design and create electrical prints for automation equipment with AutoCad Electrical, lead contractors work in case project adjudicated to the 3rd party.

    Design / Control design of electrical panels utilizing AutoCAD Electrical / lead contractor work and check and buy-off these designs.

    Perform electrical and control / instrumentation system support of manufacturing facilities and labs (machine modifications, training, troubleshooting support), control Contractor work in case project assigned to 3rd party.

    Liaise with contractors and internal customers to clarify and define project requirements, scope and objectives.Prepare project proposals, timeframes, schedule and budgetsMonitor and track projects progress and handle any issues that arise but following BOB.

    Act as the point of contact and communicate project status adequately to all participantsUse project management tools to monitor working hours, budget, plans and money spendIssue all appropriate legal paperworkReport and escalate to management as neededCreate and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reportsOptimization of preventive maintenance jobs based on break down analysis and findingsParticipating in regular core team meetings in line with overall project status and deadlinesParticipation in project completion talksLead, setup and participate in cross-functional team meetingsCoordination of the design approvals, pre-acceptance, final inspection and buy off.

    Meet project delivery deadline.

    On time completionMeet customer requirements and satisfaction using BOBAchieve buy off as per outlined objectivesEnsure project is within allocated budgetEnsure Project is on PM when Handing over to Production

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