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Systems Design Engineer

South Africa, Johannesburg
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Job Title: Systems Design Engineer
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: Market related
Contract/ Perm: Perm
Discipline: Mining

Position Outline
Short Role description:
• Responsible for performing system engineering for automation process control projects based on programmable controllers, drives, motor control centers, operator/field device, instrumentation, etc. Works on project assignments in various industrial, manufacturing and mining environments. This includes system design, system engineering, hardware engineering, programming and factory testing. Identifies, analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies.

Reporting structure:
• Lead Engineer

Experience required for Professional Level
• Typically five to eight years' experience in industrial systems engineering - industrial automation, Control & Instrumentation, Electrical, Information Systems.
• Proven project portfolio of control system projects - Indicating responsibility level
• Sound knowledge of design and implementation of company's control solutions
• Receives little to no instruction required on day-to-day work
• Takes ownership and responsibility for actions, tasks and projects
• Ability to manage various tasks at the same time and effectively manage time to achieve project timelines
• Advanced skill with MS Office software products Excel, Access, Word, etc
• PLC Programming (Allen-Bradley preferable) - 5-8 Years
• SCADA application development (Factory Talk View SE/ME preferable) - 5-8 Years

Essential Functions
• PLC Code development - Using standardised code structures
• SCADA Application Development - Standalone & Network Applications. Template Development (Object-Orientated)
• Performs conceptual process control systems design and implementation thereof
• Provide on-site process control system start-up and support as required. (Commissioning)
• Local and International Travel
• Provide verbal and written engineering reports
• Visit internal/external panel manufacturing facilities to assess progress, provide technical assistance and for final inspection and sign off.
• Core Competencies: PLC & SCADA, Instrumentation, Network, Drives & starters, Fault-finding, supervision of contractors, Commissioning
• Telephonic/Remote support

• Communicates effectively
• Builds client relationships
• Able to function independently and remotely
• Team player with the ability to integrate with other team project members

Required education
• Bachelors degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent knowledge, industry application knowledge
• Excellent English language (verbal and written), Local language skills

""You must be able to attend a local interview to be considered for this role""

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South Africa
Cobus Steyn
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