Posted time 22nd May 2024 Location Tshwane (Pretoria) Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 4 years experience in maintenance of ABB robots, PLC and VSDs
  • Salary: R336 per hour plus other benefits

An international automotive OEM is looking for Robotic Technicians to be based in Pretoria. Their purpose is to ensure Equipment Availability is at 98% , analyse Top Constraints and solve issues using 6-SIGMA Methodology and optimise Facility to ensure volume targets and improve Mean-Time-Between-Failures.

Duties & Responsibilities

 To maintain the facility by completing all scheduled /planned Maintenance – 100% completion

 To identify all corrective maintenance activities and have a proactive approach – 100% completion

 Manage/ effective approach to Emergency Maintenance downtime

 Effective Root Cause Analysis toward downtime

 Responsible approach to all Safety Standard Regulations

 Total Maintenance of all TCF( Trim, Chassis, and Final Line) equipment, fault finding of PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) controlled circuits, and the modifications thereof

 Focus on constraint areas to eliminate the constraint

 Ensure Production uptime within departmental objectives.

 Ensure safety compliance at all times

 PM, CM scrubbing

 4D reporting on MFM

 Assist Artisans with problem-solving and repairs of problematic equipment in their related field

 Modifications to PLC software circuits, Siemens PLCs are used in the TCF department

 Assist Project work related to new equipment introduction/ commissioning


Desired Experience & Qualification


 N6 Plus Electrical / Mechanical / Milwright Trade Certificate and or Equivalent (Electrical, Mechatronics, Industrial and Mechanical) National diploma

 5 yrs. Automotive Manufacturing Experience

 Programming and Fault Finding experience in Siemens PLC’s, SEW Drives, and ABB / Kawasaki Robots.

 TIA Pro 1 / Pro 2 Certificates

 Fault-finding ability

 Working knowledge of MS Office Suite. Excel competency

 Siemens PLC fault finding and programming skills.

 ABB / Kawasaki Robot fault finding and programming skills.

 HMI –fault finding and programming skills.

 SEW Frequency Drive fault finding and programming skills.

 Fault finding skill and knowledge on filling machines (Optional)

 Sealer application and fault-finding thereof

 Behavioral Skill

 English Oral and written communication


Package & Remuneration

R334 per hour excluding car allowance, medical aid, provident fund, shift allowances

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