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Instrumentation Technician

  • Ad Placed : 05 Jun 2019 08:21:00
  • Remuneration : R 400000 - PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Industry :
  • FMCG
    FMCG Retail
  • Region : South Africa
  • Company : Globe Recruitment

Purpose of Job:

Managing the Instrumentation requirements of the physical assets under your control with regards to running order, preservation and increasing plant efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure smooth and efficient maintenance operation of factory.
  • Ensure good maintenance standards to minimise down time and cost.
  • Draw up maintenance schedules for all equipment in the section and ensure that these schedules are maintained.
  • To inspect all sections of the plant frequently and to assess demands that will be made on the Instrumentation section.
  • To do fault finding on machines, and to improve plant efficiency by optimising the available equipment.
  • To identify improvements in the process that could be made by modifying or replacement of plant and to bring such information to the attention of management.
  • Generate reports from scada system /SQL server for production analysis as required by management.
  • To identify and conduct such training on computer, Scada and PLC systems that will enable engineering and operating personnel to optimise such systems.
  • Programme, design and modify PLC, Scada and Industrial Computer network systems, and to assist in establishing and enforcing protocol for such systems.
  • To inform plant management of all situations or conditions that could result in downtime and to take all such remedial action as is necessary to minimise downtime as a result thereof.
  • Negotiate, in the company‚Äôs interests, with suppliers of equipment and services. Ensuring that proper specifications are given to such suppliers, and that work done by such is of the required standard.
  • Ensure all maintenance schedules are completed timeously.
  • Prepare Capex applications for improvement projects.
  • Ensure a clean and organised work environment in line with 5S.

Job Experience & Skills Required:

  • N6 or S4 in Process Instrumentation, electrical engineering or equivalent
  • 5 years maintenance experience in manufacturing or production environment
  • Extensive PLC Programming experience and SCADA
  • Computer literacy with MS Software and maintenance software knowledge

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