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Job title: Maintenance Technician (Final Assembly) - Automotive
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 07 April 2021
Job reference no: 4098058777

Job Description

Job Description and 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, fault-finding 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 fault finding 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

Education and Experience:

  • NN Diploma / ND / Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering (light current), Mechatronics or relevant engineering qualification
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a maintenance environment

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements:

  • 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
  • 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