• Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Trade Tested Electrician or Mechanical Artisan
  • Experience in PLC programming, fault finding on LG, Mitsubishi and Delta
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role within the automotive manufacturing environment
  • Computer Literacy: E-mail and MS Excel essential
  • Available to commence employment by 01 March 2019
  • Willing to work extended hours and/or shifts


Coordinating and assigning jobs to the maintenance team, artisans and support functions to ensure:

  • Prompt, efficient fault finding and safe repair of all defective standard electrical and mechanical installations, and all defective PLC electrical installations, as per production, office and/or MTSys requests
  • Proper time management and general job allocation to the Boilermaker, Lubricator, Painter and Apprentices
  • Assist with mechanical repairs as may be necessary, in order to broaden both plant / machinery and product knowledge
  • Assist installing all new plant equipment and to connect such plant to power supply in a user friendly, neat and safe manner
  • Ensure that adequate lighting facilities are provided and maintained in production, offices and warehouse areas
  • Building and installation of new control systems and panels for old and new equipment, including the full PLC programming
  • Compile and save on the network electrical and PLC drawings as required
  • Participate in risk assessments done on equipment as required
  • Participate in HSE12 machine safety sign offs as required
  • Training and mentoring electrical and PLC programming apprentices on basic principles of electrical machine operations
  • Liaising with production and senior managers on machine breakdown status and of open job card on MTSys
  • Inspect according to planned electric hand tools, to ensure user safety and to report on and remedy¬†

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