Automation Engineer
Profile Personnel
Uitenhage, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
1d ago

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of Technical German Language
  • Please forward CV and ALL supporting documentation to, recruiter

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