Engineering Controls Specialist - Pretoria Verfied

Salary Negotiable Pretoria, Gauteng Pretoria, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 12-02-2024 7:07:29 AM
04-03-2024 7:07:29 AM

Engineering Controls Specialist




Our client, an international concern within the manufacturing environment has an opportunity for an engineering controls specialist with an emphasis on robotic controls & PLC specialization.

The responsible person will be required to develop, implement, monitor and maintain efficient automation control processes. Needing to specialize in the continuous improvement, troubleshooting and programming of PLC’s/ Robots/Cobot as well as other automation equipment.


Well versed in ISO 9000 / ISO 14000 / TS 16949
Initiates measures to improve equipment performance, methods and quality.
Manage all software and hardware installed on different types of equipment.
Ensure minimal downtimes, proper documentation, software backups and version control.
Robot programming, fault-finding design changes.
Continuous robotic improvement of weld quality, sealer quality and location accuracy.
Reporting/presenting and escalating to management as needed.
Responsible for preventive maintenance updates on the robots and related equipment.
Optimization of preventive maintenance jobs based on breakdown analysis and findings.
To lead, set up and participate in cross-functional team meetings.
The propensity to take the lead in any breakdown situation.
Design, fault find and program using PLCs, HMI and SCADA.
Ability to read blueprints, AutoCAD, and E-Plan, interpret and modify electrical schematics.


Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical National Diploma (S- course) or Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering B-Tech.
Minimum of 5 years within the Automotive Industry and Maintenance background.
2-3 Years in a Leadership role.

Recruiter: DAV