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Automation Specialist

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Our client, a leading manufacturing company, is seeking to recruit an Automation Specialist on a full time basis.


Provides ad hoc technical response to a machine/process situation with a target of improved MTBA/MTTR on machine availability

Be a technical reference point to his colleagues when it comes to in depth fault-finding in the sequential logic of the machine

Delivers machine/process/infrastructural related sizeable projects which contribute to an improved process QCD and/or HSE matrix. Project management involves design, procurement, build, installation, validation and commissioning

Provides technical training to Maintenance/Operations

Communicates in form of handover to shoulder shifts and by means of written reports and/or presentations

Provides technical documentation for new projects, installations and/or modifications

Embraces the principles of Lean Manufacturing and the need for Continuous Improvement

Maintain an in-depth and up to date knowledge of the extent of major breakdowns and progress of works. Be able to assess the likely condition, duration and completion time for major breakdowns and report to his manager

Ensures a safe and healthy workplace, including the promotion of the environmental, health and safety standards, integrated management systems and any other relevant initiatives


Electronic Engineering certification from a recognised institute

Proven track record for electronics fault finding within a production/ manufacturing environment

Proven fault finding capabilities, in all fields of mechatronics, i.e. electrical, electronics, IT

Proven expertise in programmable logic controller such as Siemens, Mitsubushi, and/or Allen Bradley

Well versed in the use of well known office applications, e.g. Microsoft Office suite

Fluent in written and spoken English

Able to work shifts


Able to deliver training and follow up with coaching and mentoring

A strong analytical mind 

Meticulous with a keen eye for detail

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

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  • Salary: 25000 - 27000

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