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Maintenance Technician (Bodyshop)

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Maintenance Technician (Bodyshop)


A National Nated Diploma/ National Diploma/ B Tech/B Eng./ B Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Mechatronics At least 5 years in vehicle manufacturing maintenance and/or technical environment Siemens PLC and robot training would be a distinct advantage Able to read E-Plan Electrical and Pneumatic drawings Have a strong analytical, diagnostic capabilities and problem solving ability Prepared to undergo and successfully pass an appropriate assessment Willingness to work shifts, overtime, weekends, public holidays, Plant shut down, whenever necessary and/or required Willingness to be on Standby roster Willingness to complete and pass compulsory VASS Have a good attendance record RESPONSIBILITIES: Repair faulty equipment and parts i.e. welding guns, servo-pneumatic valves, transmission modules, tucker guns, sealer equipment to ensure availability of spare parts and equipment (spare part management) Resolve robotic electronic communication faults by adjusting the robotic program to prevent re-occurring robot communication faults and ensure uninterrupted production process Analyze, fault find, repair and optimize sealer, toxing, welding, laser, bolting and rivet joining technology equipment failure to ensure achievement of quality requirements and efficient production process Analyze PLC programs to resolve errors and determine root causes of Interbus or Profinet network errors, determine corrective actions to continue with the Production process and ensure uninterrupted Production run Fault find, set up and program SEW drives by using the appropriate diagnostics software/tools such as Movitools, Motion Studio to ensure uninterrupted Production run Modify, update and improve diagnostic software on HMI to identify the faulty equipment to facilitate speedy resolution to Production stoppages Analyze and investigate severe or reoccurring Production stoppages to determine the real root cause of the stoppage and determine the appropriate preventative action and counter measure to ensure that the reoccurring of the fault are eliminated and/or prevented Contact equipment suppliers and technology experts within the Group to enquire regarding solutions to complex equipment problems and failures to ensure pending or reoccurring faults are eliminated or prevented Document Production stoppages, severe breakdowns, problem sheet, Knowledge Management System, TPM Sheets and PM schedules to ensure all maintenance activities are documented, distributed and knowledge is retained, made available and utilized to prevent future stoppages or breakdowns Conduct root cause analysis of all breakdowns immediately after completing the breakdown, by analyzing the situation, causes, countermeasures and actions, ensuring that all is recorded and reported on required control sheets and documents Ensure that the robot safety circuit is in good working order and that all the required condition that meets the safety standards is installed Download robot and PLC program backups to ensure quick recovery of the facilities in the event of a loss of data


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Maintenance Technician (Bodyshop)
Monday - Friday
Uitenhage, South Africa
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salary to be advised
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Working Hours: Monday - Friday
Job Location: Uitenhage, South Africa
Salary: salary to be advised

A National Nated Diploma/ National Diploma/ B Tech/B Eng./ B Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Mechatronics At least 5 years in vehicle manufacturing maintenance and/or technical environment Sie...



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