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FIELD TECHNICIAN (MECHATRONICS / PLC) - 369603
FIELD TECHNICIAN (MECHATRONICS / PLC)
Manufacturing / Production / Trade
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Citrusdal, Western Cape
My client, an international concern specializing in the manufacture, supply and installation of grading, sorting and packing equipment and technology for the fruit and vegetable sector, is seeking to employ a technician to be based in the Ceres / Citrusdal area.
Duties & Responsibilities
Installation and commissioning of new machinery from inception to completion focusing on:
Electronics and IT
PLC and Automation
Reduce and minimize minor stoppages and time loss due to operational stops by providing after sales service, focussing on:
Electronic and IT assistance
Mechanical and Electrical repairs and adjustments
Deal and follow up on costumer queries and complaints. Provide detailed feedback to the group in order to implement technical solutions.
Encourage a “learn from experience” culture within the technical team by sharing and re-applying technical knowledge to improve efficiency of the team.
Specialized training, unique to the Group, will be provided to the successful candidate.
Electro-mechanical Trade Test (e.g. Millwright) or equivalent
Previous exposure to PLC and programming. Omron experience will be advantageous
Technical experience with regards to mechanical and industrial electricity
Electronic and IT knowledge or experience
Fully bilingual (Afrikaans & English).
Must have a valid driver’s licence and a valid / renewable passport
Must be willing to travel – mostly in South Africa but international travel will be a requirement from time to time