Electrical and Instrumental Foreman (PLC / Red Seal / Tissue mills) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 01-02-2018
Reference Number: GBB

Job Description: 

An exciting opportunity for an Electrical and Instrumentation Foreman based in Kliprivier. The client is a leading tissue manufacturer and the successful candidate will be expected to maintain the safe operation of ALL Electrical and Instrumentation installations in the mill, ensuring maximum & optimum availability of the production equipment, through effective fault finding, maintenance and optimisation.

  • Basic fault finding and maintenance of drive system (AC and DC) and various computer-based control systems (DCS, etc);
  • Oversee Installation, configuration, calibration and maintenance of control, measurement and indicating instrumentation (pneumatic, analog & digital);
  • Oversee the use, care, and operation of process control, instrumentation, electrical, and related equipment;
  • Oversee the repair of instrumentation systems, equipment and components, both in the field and in the MCC and Rack Rooms;
  • Oversee installing and maintaining electrical control systems and instrumentation systems including electronics, programmable controllers, meters, generators, transmitters, hydraulics, pneumatics and a variety of other systems; inspect installed systems to ensure proper operation.

  • Matric with maths and science;
  • Qualified trade (red seal) Electrician or Instrument Mechanician (having both trades will be an advantage);
  • 15 years’ experience, preferably in a paper making environment;
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience;
  • Knowledge and experience of VSD’s, PLC’s, DCS systems, motors and related equipment;
  • Computer literate;
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance principles and systems;
  • Have good fault finding ability;
  • Be willing to perform standby duties;
  • Be prepared to work outside normal working hours.
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Greg Beeby
Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
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