Maintenance Technician (Electrical) Job at RMG Recruitment (Pty) Ltd in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Job Description

Responsible to plan and organize engineering resources and breakdowns in the department, ordering of spares and control budget expenditure. Responsible for electrical maintenance (preventative and predictive maintenance, IPC’s, Drives, machine controls systems) on all production machines in the department. Implementation, upgrades and troubleshooting of Manufacturing Execution System (MES) implementation in area. Backup and Restore procedures for Control and Drive Systems.



Assist with breakdowns in all disciplines and troubleshooting on production machines? Identify possible hardware and software breakdowns using the departmental/machine systems and pre-PM inspection checklist ? Predictive and preventative maintenance on departmental machines as well as machine control systems? Machine ownership ? Departmental ownership


Provide machine improvements in order to increase quality/production levels and to reduce breakdowns ? Implement improvements in-line with pareto and root cause analysis? Maximum machine availability ? Pursue energy saving projects ? Responsible for PLC system adaptations, upgrades and software modifications

Business Unit

Give full support to all other business unit partners? Clear and open communication ? Teamwork


Prepare reports and make recommendations for improving department operations and solving maintenance-related problems? Do pareto analysis/root cause analysis and reports on repetitive machine related problems? Report in detail on performed work in SAP-PM? Validation and report on Control systems modification

System Management

Manufacturing Execution Systems, implementation, upgrades, system enhancements and troubleshooting at machine level ? IPC Management and upgrades. Setting up new IPC’s and integrating into network, configuring and set-up of machine specific software ? Adhere to back-up and restore procedures and control system recovery? Change Management- Coordinate, Implement, Validate (test) and documenting of Software change requests on Control System Software in area

HR Responsibility

Comply with disciplinary procedures as per Company code of conduct? Update daily attendance and time keeping


Drives and motors (AC, DC, Servo) Advanced

MES Systems- machine level (commissioning, implementation and troubleshooting systems at

machine level) Advanced

Electrical diagrams Advanced

Budget control, computer literacy, communication and presentation skills Advanced

IPC Management (Integration into network, Security updates and patching, OS updates) Basic

Principles of machines (design, Control and Drive systems, operation), metrology, measurement

systems Advanced

Quality assurance principles Basic

Technical ability to analyze and do problem solving on departmental Equipment Advanced

Fault finding on electrical control systems Advanced


National Diploma Electrical Engineering

3 Years’ experience after qualification

PC Repair, Networking and Communication

Siemens Step 7

Beckhoff PLC

About Company

Company: RMG Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Company Location:  Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

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