PRETORIA: ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

Pretoria: Electronic Technician (Instrumentation)
Company: Snackworks
Division: Engineering
Duration: Permanent
Location: Rosslyn Pretoria
Closing date: 18 April 2020
Ref no: AVI200329-1

DESCRIPTION

Snackworks is seeking to recruit an Electronic Technician (Instrumentation), based in Rosslyn Pretoria and the successful candidate will report directly to the Engineering Manager. The purpose of the job is to support the factory in all automation projects; and provide support to ensure preventative maintenance minimizes plant downtime.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Calibrate plant equipment and instruments including scales, flow meters and sensors
  • Support Artisans with PLCs, HMIs, Drives and SCADA fault finding
  • Support commissioning team for automation projects
  • Implement preventative maintenance schedules on assets related to instrumentation
  • Ensure adherence to automation standards
  • Maintain automated industrial equipment
  • Process design of automation projects
  • Analysis of breakdowns including fault finding and presenting recommendations to reduce breakdowns in Pretoria

COMPETENCIES

  • Working with people as a team
  • Planning and Organising
  • Analysing
  • Applying Expertise and Technology

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • N6/S4 or related qualification in Electronic/Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • Electrical / Instrumentation Trade Test (advantageous)

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • FMCG or manufacturing industry experience required
  • Comparable 3 years’ experience in a similar role as an Instrumentation- or Electronic Technician

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • It should be noted Experience of commissioning self-developed projects (advantageous)
  • Excellent PLC knowledge (Siemens and Allan Bradley)
  • Sound understanding of the principles and theory of Electrical and Instrumentation circuits
  • Proficiency using Scada / Wonderware

Snackworks Pretoria committed to the growth of internal employees and because of this reason it is company policy to promote from within wherever possible.

Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applications. All external applications will be considered in line with our Employment Equity targets

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2 Replies to “PRETORIA: ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN”

  1. Good day Sir/Madam

    I hope you are well.

    I am interested and would like to apply for this position in your company. Would you please send me the HR/ correct email address do that I can proceed with the application. Your assistance will be much appreciated.

    I look forward to hearing from you, soon.

    Kind regards
    Thembinkosi Zungu
    060 292 8915
    064 966 2437

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