Our client in the automotive industry is currently looking to employ an experienced Automation Engineer.
Preparing specifications for facilities (enquiry’s, cost estimates, project justifications and technical evaluation of tenders) requirements
Frequent liaising with external suppliers and internal customers
Managing contractor’s work and ensuring adherence to project requirements, relevant safety requirements and standards
Consulting with other planning sections in an advisory capacity or service provider, to meet their needs for continuous improvement of equipment / systems
Establishing project timing plans and project control to ensure the adherence to deadlines, cost and quality
Preparing information for management decision-making and strategic planning with regards to cost and potential production solutions
Managing SQL data for facilities and systems, to support production
Developing in-house and innovative solutions for production challenges.
Using various engineering techniques (Civil, Industrial, Mechanical and Electrical) to achieve best holistic solutions.
Education and Experience :
Have a National Diploma or Degree in Mechatronics / Electrical / Electronic Engineering or relevant engineering qualification
At least 3 year’s relevant experience in a production environment
Skills, Attributes & Other requirements :
Have in-depth knowledge of line automation and visualization equipment and processes, layouts and Final Assembly facilities
Have knowledge and working understanding of Siemens PLC’s, robotics, networks, automation standards and other automated equipment
Knowledge and understanding of programming fundamentals
Have the ability to conduct meetings and must be able communicate at all levels
Must be flexible, positive, self-driven and a team player
Be able to work under pressure
Proven analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving
Computer Literacy (MS Office)
Be prepared to travel local and abroad so and when required
Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.