Instrument Technician - krugersdorp in Gauteng - Mass Staffing Projects

Mass Staffing Projects

Mass Staffing Projects is a ‘Specialist Recruitment Agency’ that as the name suggests, focuses on mass hiring solutions. Mass Staffing Projects does Contract Staffing & Temporary Employment Services (TES) as well as Permanent Recruitment, mainly on large projects for our clients who require a large amount of quality staff, quickly. The company Specializes in Mechanical, Civil & Structural Engineering; Construction; Mining; Manufacturing; Trade & Technical & IT Software Engineering; Oil & Gas as well as Logistics and Supply Chain Recruiter from sector Internet / new media, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 16 January


  • Vereeniging, Sedibeng, Gauteng
  • Description

  • A well-established food manufacturing company based in Johannesburg is looking for a suitably qualified Instrument Technician to join their team.
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Qualified artisan with at least N6 qualification in Process Instrumentation or B-Tech Electrical/Electronic Engineering qualification.
    • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience in the Production/FMCG environment.
    • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office and maintenance software
    • Strong knowledge of PLCs (mainly Allen Bradley, Siemens), ACDC drives and SCADA networks.
    • Strong PLC programming skills and thorough knowledge of operator interfaces and Wonderware.
    • Working experience with industrial communication methodologies (RS-232, ASI, Profibus, Ethernet)
    • Knowledge of the OHS Act (safety legislation) is essential
    • Extensive experience with operator interfaces; and energy devices such as drives; servo drives; thyristors; soft starters etc.
    Key responsibilities:
    • To adhere to SHERQ and legal standards and procedures and assist Line Management in the improvement thereof
    • To perform the asset care activities as required by the CMMS systems and procedures
    • To calibrate, repair and maintain control gear/instrumentation and associated equipment to ensure operation within set standards
    • To maintain PLCs and SCADA systems and networks (hardware and software) and perform changes/modification as required
    • To continuously evaluate the process control philosophy and initiate improvement actions in order to achieve asset performance targets
    • To stay abreast of technological advancements related to control instrumentation
    • To accurately and timeously report process equipment deviations to stakeholders
    • Ensure proper back-up of all PLC programs and maintain records of all upgrades
    • Perform internal audits in terms of existing quality systems and ISO 14001

    • Ensure availability of critical spares for all process control equipment.
    • Carry out defined and necessary checks on all instrumentation equipment.
    • Installation and maintenance of all instrumentation equipment to reduce unplanned maintenance and optimize availability
    • Ensure total adherence to all safety, health and environmental procedures and guidelines as well as all other company policies and procedures.
    • Complete modifications to all instrumentation equipment in accordance with specified instructions.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No



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