Maintenance Technician

Full-time
Maintenance Technician (Final Assembly)
Boikago Group (Pty) Ltd
Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Permanent

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Posted 09 April 2021 – Closing Date 13 April 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Introduction
An Automotive manufacturing company in Eastern Cape is looking for an excellent Maintenance Technician to to be part of their Production – Final Assembly Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Modification and analysis of any deviation of machine performance from manufacturer’s specs.
  • Responsible for identifying and sourcing critical spares for equipment in work area.
  • Maintaining, faultfinding and repair equipment in line with health & safety protocols & standards.
  • Analyse breakdowns and implement preventative measures to eliminate reoccurrences.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine maintenance tasks.
  • Support all maintenance personnel during faultfinding processes in order to improve plant availability and ensure high levels of plant readiness at all times
  • Ensure that backups of all Critical Operating Files, e.g. PLC programs, Robots, AC/DC Drives are maintained.

Minimum experience & qualifications required

  • NN Diploma, N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or any relevant Engineering qualification
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a maintenance environment.

Preferred 

  • Possesses skills on AC and DC control speed drives, preferably SEW and Siemens.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong programming experience, preferably Siemens Simatic S7/ TIA Portal, would be advantageous.
  • Be able to install and change IP addresses, modify & analyse any deviation of machine performance.
  • Understanding of network architecture and network topologies would be an advantage.

Behavioral skills required

  • Knowledge of Siemens Serv1 and 2.
  • Knowledge of Profibus, Interbus and Profinet. Profisafe would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of S7 distributed safety would be an added advantage.
  • Be prepared to work shift, weekends, additional and emergency hours.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Package.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at various levels, both verbal and written.
  • Good attendance record