Mechatronics Technician

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  • Post Date: May 12, 2017
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Job Overview

Our client in Pretoria is seeking a Mechatronics Technician who will join the Maintenance Department.

You will have the opportunity to plan projects, manage projects, implement improvements and train artisans.

Only applicants that meet the Minimum Requirements will be contacted

Minimum Requirements:

  • Mechatronics Engineering National Diploma (MUST HAVE)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in maintenance and repair of production equipment
  • South African Citizens only
  • Clear Criminal and Clear ITC

Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of PLC, SCADA and HMI Systems
  • Understanding of Machine drive systems
  • Ability to work with hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical fault finding and basic electronic fault finding
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Project execution
  • Safety, Health and environment appreciation
  • Computer Literacy
  • Verbal and written communications skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Action orientated
  • Mechanical Engineering skills

Key Performance Areas (Not limited to):

  • Repairs, Maintenance and Installations
  • To perform high-level technical support to maintenance artisans
  • Compile reconditioning instructions
  • Develop and enhance effective fault finding and preventive/corrective maintenance programmes
  • Maintain and update the electronic records systems in the enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Specify, install and set up mechanical drive systems
  • Perform mechanical systems installations including modifications if required after obtaining approval
  • Perform condition assessments, root cause analyses and implement sustainable solutions to engineering problems
  • To manage obsolescence of spares

Project Management:

  • Design, install and test new mechanical systems, including modifications where necessary
  • Scope and compile technical specifications and manage internal and external (contractors) resources for departmental projects
  • Manage external service providers with regard to installations, modifications, repairs and maintenance
  • Ensure accurate specifications are provided to external service providers
  • Perform technical evaluation on project proposals
  • Manage operational projects and ensure that projects are executed within allocated timelines and budget

Work Process Improvements:

  • Analyse reliability and maintainability data to improve plant and equipment performance
  • Develop and enhance asset care plans by employing engineering tools such as FMECA
  • Apply reliability centred maintenance (RCM) and fault tree analysis (FTA) to identify critical spares
  • Use FMECA to identify, quantify and mitigate risks
  • Lead root cause analyses (RCA) and implement sustainable engineering solutions
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI) for complex technical tasks
  • Create, review and update mechanical drawings
  • To continually assess, develop and implement condition-based maintenance (CBM)
  • Provide input and recommendations to the department’s CAPEX budget

Staff Training:

  • Provide mentorship and on-job-training (OJT) to artisans, learner technicians and apprentices
  • Compile plant and equipment maintenance training programmes
  • To provide training to artisans

Safety, Health & Environment (SHE):

  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with maintenance activities
  • Develop safe work procedures (SWP) and report any residual risks or incidents to the relevant authorities
  • Ensure external contractors comply with organization health and safety regulations
  • Compile health and safety specifications for contractors
  • Record and document SHE related incidents

Application Process:

To apply for this position kindly e-mail your updated CV in MS Word format to or alternatively fax it to 086 617 1715.

Job Detail
  • Offerd SalaryMarket Related
  • Career LevelTechnical & Engineering
  • Experience4 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYEngineering
  • QualificationDegree
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