Coca-Cola:Control and AutomationTechnician

Closing Date2020/11/03
Reference NumberCCB201027-1
Job TitleControl and AutomationTechnician
CompanyCoca-Cola Beverages South Africa
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceLimpopo
Location – Town / CityPolokwane
Job DescriptionCoca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has exciting opportunities in our Manufacturing department. We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills and experience as a Control and Automation Technician, which is based in Polokwane. The successful candidate will report directly to the Packaging Engineer. Key Purpose Co-ordinate, coach and influence the activities of the level one maintenance teams in the production, processing and utilities environment and to provide specialist technical support and advice to ensure maximum equipment availability.
Key Duties & ResponsibilitiesKey Outputs :
• Preventative maintenance work.
• Application of effective problem techniques.
• Initiate and execute Improvement projects using Engineering Change Control process.
• Apply Early Equipment Management principals for new equipment.
• Coach, guide and assist with training of all electrical and automation maintenance staff.
• Development of Loss Tree based Work Instructions, QFR’s etc.
• Review and optimization of maintenance package (MSG3) and related work instructions etc.
• Conduct equipment C&A risk assessments and implement action plans.
• Monitor and optimize performance of production line flow and lay-out..
• Ensure maximum machine/ system availability.
• Standby and Over Time as required.
• Developing and maintaining equipment documentation.
• Assist with ensuring that system architecture environment remains aligned with the regional asset care, C&A strategy and CCBA standards.
• Ensure compliance to SAP PM GSE performance indicators.
• Sharing of learnings internally and throughout the region.
• Support continuous improvement.
• Support projects with C&A scope and input to CAPIN.
• Maintaining a Safe working environment.
Skills, Experience & EducationKey Attributes and Competencies :
• High energy level;
• Analytical ability;
• Attention to detail;
• Advanced Computer literacy is essential;
• Networking skills;
• Ability to lead and implement effective problem solving;
• Sound organisational skills and ability to work in a highly structured and controlled environment;
• Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
• Active coaching of operational staff to FastTrack FLDP. • A self-starter with high energy and a bias for action;
• Ability to do mechanical work if needed. Qualifications :
• N6 Electrical Engineering or Equivalent Diploma.
• Qualified artisan-passed relevant trade test will be advantageous.
• Completed C&A CAP. Experience :
• 3 to 5 years C&A experience preferably in an FMCG environment.
• Experience on Siemens PLC, HMI technology, network administration and control architecture.
• Wonderware application for syrup rooms,
• Sound knowledge of the SAP PM and MDRM system;
• Bus network experience.
• Husky Injection molding/ preform manufacturing experience will be advantageous.
GeneralThe advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional or relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested applicants, who meet the above employee specifications, should please apply.
We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals


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