Electronics Technician

Immediate Superior: Ralf Dillmann 
Job Grade: 9 
Location: Stellenbosch
Contract: Permanent 
Reference Number: 97501 

Applications are invited for the Electronic Technician position to be based in Supply Chain, Adam Tas, Stellenbosch. The successful applicant will report to the Automation and Control Specialist. 

Key performance areas include, but not limited to: 

  • Maintaining electronic systems on existing machinery and equipment; 
  • Attending to electronic related equipment breakdowns; 
  • Fault finding in electronic equipment; 
  • Attending to electrical related equipment breakdowns, if required; 
  • Providing assistance to production lines; 
  • Installation of electronic systems on new machinery and equipment; 
  • Upgrading, optimising and modifying electronic control systems; 
  • Programming stacking patterns on palletisers, etc. 
  • Adhering to all relevant quality, health & safety policies and procedures; 
  • Completing all relevant administration; 
  • Providing inputs for budgets (OPEX and CAPEX). 

The successful candidate must have the following qualification/experience/skills: 

  • Qualified Electronic/Electrical Artisan (T3/S3/N6); 
  • Trade Test will advantageous; 
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in the Electronics environment; 
  • Working knowledge of: 
  • PLC/HMI programming (Siemens S7, Win CC, Simotion Scout, TIA Portal, etc.); 
  • Industrial networks (Profibus, Ethernet, ASI, etc.); 
  • Scada Systems / Plant Information Systems; 
  • Electrical components (contactors, overloads, starters, sensors, PT100, etc.); 
  • Variable speed drives (Danfoss, Telemechanique, Lenze, etc.); 
  • Familiar with conveyor line controls, automation and high-speed filling lines; 
  • Computer literate in MS Office package (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.); 
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure; 
  • Willing and able to be on standby and respond to callouts after hours and on weekends (standby is rotated on a weekly basis); 
  • Willing and able to work extended hours (overtime) as and/or when required; 
  • Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position. 

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. Heineken Beverages (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd) is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values inclusion and diversity. You must be fully eligible to live and work in South Africa to apply.

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