Automation Group Leader
2024-02-08 - 2024-03-08
Eastern Cape, East London
Negotiable Cost To Company (Market related, Negotiable)
Opportunity Available!! Our leading client in the Automotive Sector is looking to employ an Automation Group Leader to join their dynamic team in East London.
Job Description: 

Primary purpose of the job:
  • Responsible for the day-to-day administration and co-ordinating functions within the Automation department
  • Responsible for all Instrumentation Technicians
  • Responsible for all maintenance and preventative maintenance in his/her are of responsibility
  • Monitor and analyze downtime and put corrective action in place.
  • To support subordinates in break downs.
  • Plan and see to those projects stay on target allocated to individual.
  • To support subordinates in break downs
  • Plan and see to those projects stay on target allocated to individual.

Job Functions:

  • Repair and maintain press/ assembly machinery to ensure customer and company quality standards are met
  • Do fault finding and preventative maintenance as per maintenance schedule and according to job cards and relevant works instruction.
  • Compile feedback on time sheets to ensure accurate repair data and forward to the Automation Manager
  • Ensure that company procedures, works instructions and quality systems are adhered to at all times.
  • Participate actively in the departmental M2S as per company requirement.

Knowledge and Skills required:
  • Technical Techniques
  • Fault finding and Press machinery repair and maintenance
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Basic understanding of quality systems
  • Fault finding and maintenance of presses

Job Requirements: 
  • N6 Technical Diploma is essential
  • T3/S4 B-Tech is preferrable
  • Min. 5 years’ experience as an Electronic/Instrumentation field within an automotive environment
  • Extensive working knowledge of PLC programming, Siemens S5 & S7, Festo and Omron
  • Robotic experience of Kuka; ABB
For more information please contact:
Bridgette Groep