Automation Engineer - #366805

Network Engineering

Date: 6 days ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: NES018470-EV-1

We are seeking a skilled Automation Engineer with expertise in electrical systems to join our team. The successful candidate will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining automation solutions to optimize manufacturing processes. This position requires a deep understanding of electrical engineering principles, automation technologies, and a commitment to driving efficiency and innovation.
Design, develop, and implement electrical control systems for industrial automation applications, including PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), HMIs (Human Machine Interfaces), SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), and motion control systems.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate automation solutions into manufacturing processes, ensuring seamless operation and compatibility with existing equipment.

  • Develop PLC programs, HMI interfaces, and SCADA configurations to control and monitor manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Implement motion control algorithms for robotics, conveyors, and other automated systems.
  • Troubleshoot and debug automation software and hardware issues to ensure optimal performance.
  • Analyze production data and performance metrics to identify opportunities for automation and process optimization.
  • Propose and implement automation enhancements to improve productivity, quality, and safety.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and cost-benefit analyses for automation projects, providing recommendations for implementation.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming languages such as ladder logic, function block diagram.
  • Hands-on experience with industrial communication protocols such as Siemens.
  • Strong understanding of electrical control systems, motor control principles, and power distribution.

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