Maintenance Technician (Port Elizabeth)
Support Services
Port Elizabeth
5d ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za

Analyse programmable logic controller programs for the purpose of modification, designing, fault finding and error proofing on machines and equipment.

  • Correct various program logic, electronic and electrical type of faults on machines in order to support safety, quality and production.
  • Plan and develop PLC installations for replacement or modifying of current equipment in the Plant.
  • Program drives, to optimise reliability and efficiency.
  • Backup programs on all Robots and PLC applications in plant and load onto Plant server system.
  • Update all the relevant documentation for any software and hardware changes made on plant equipment.
  • Check and compile information on systems, validate safety requirements drawings and computer programs.
  • Do program changes on PLC’s and program robots as requested from ME, process and production.
  • Assess breakdown root cause and develop countermeasures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Assist and support artisans in fault finding and breakdowns.
  • Establish and maintain electronic maintenance schedules for equipment within the area of responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain a stock of electronic spare parts required to ensure continuous availability of machinery.
  • Assist and support Contractors with new installations and do validation and as building after completion of projects.
  • Develop efficiency improvement initiatives by effective utilization of utilities, materials and resources.
  • Read and understand technical manuals for equipment operations and maintenances.
  • Understanding of BMS procedures, policies and the companies Manufacturing Systems (IMS)
  • Project manage contractor software development and equipment installation.
  • Understand resistance welding process and set upRequirements : At least 4 years of experience as a artisan.
  • Completed a diploma in a relevant tertiary education (Mechatronic / Electrical Engineering) diploma / N6 electrical level.
  • High level of Competence on Fanuc Robots.
  • Knowledge of analog systems.
  • Knowledge of networks and PLC communication systems
  • Computer literacy, knowledge and experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows.
  • Knowledge of OHS act and its regulations, safety systems and standards.
  • Able to work overtime and rotating shifts as required
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated history of flexibility and adaptability in setting priorities and managing multiple tasks under pressure
  • Must be available after hours and weekend workCompetencies & Skills
  • Knowledge of programming logic controllers, robotics / control & automation equipment.
  • Sound mechanical experience would be advantageous
  • Competent and be able to manipulate and program Fanuc Robots.
  • Understand networks
  • Successfully completed a recognised mechanical or electrical learner ship or diploma within a maintenance environment, two years served in the automotive industry.
  • Experience within a highly automated environment, including PLC’s, Robotics, SCADA, HMI’s Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Mechanics, Jigs, Fixtures, CO 2 Welding, Resistance Spot welding and Hoists
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and trust. Exhibits ethical behaviours as outlined in IMSAf ethics policyPlease forward CV and ALL supporting documentation to, recruiter profilepersonnel.
  • co.za. Should you not hear from Profile Personnel within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful for the vacancy.

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