Maintenance Technician (Automation)


To implement the necessary corrective and countermeasures to resolve production stoppages and faults.

To analyse and document all severe breakdowns and stoppages to prevent reoccurrence and retain the knowledge.

To ensure maintenance of applications and control systems for all manufacturing processes within the Assembly, complies with all Company’s industry standards, therefore ensuring maximum machine availability.


  • Completed National N Diploma (N6)/ National Diploma/ B Tech/BEng/BSc Degree in Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years within a technical and automation maintenance environment within the Automotive industry
  • Maintenance experience related to automotive production, Automation/ Robotic or Control Systems
  • Relevant Electrical/ Mechanical Installations expertise
  • Process control, Instrumentation and automation
  • Ability to design, modify or fault finds complex situations
  • Advanced technical knowledge with respect to Automation and problem-solving
  • Extensive knowledge of the automation in the vehicle production process
  • Project Management: Planning, Design & Installations.
  • Communication skills (Written/Verbal) at various levels
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Training skills and abilities
  • Ability to work independently and/or leading a project teams.
  • Participate and lead as a key member of the Automation Projects Team including New Projects support.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels within organization and with local and international suppliers
  • Good understanding of technical/ engineering concepts; design and drawings
  • Ability to plan, co-ordinate and manage projects successfully
  • Good analytical skills


  • Knowledge in Visual Studio applications, SQL databases and stored procedures
  • Knowledge in TCP/IP communications (Marshal application)
  • Knowledge of BZD and FisEQS telegrams including data flow from PLC level to FIS
  • Ability to program Scada systems and applications including basic scripting (Siemens, Wonderware)

*** Candidates not contacted within 7 days of CV submission , can consider their applications as unsuccessful.