Headcount Personnel Consultants
This position is responsible for the design, development, and testing of any given control system according to client specific requirements.
Duties & Responsibilities
• To design a cost-effective solution for projects in order to meet the customer needs. • To prepare a functional and detailed design of the approved solution for the client to ensure the effective development thereof. • To design system architecture for software implementations. • To design industrial communication networks for software implementations (ethernet, fibre, Profinet, etc.) • To design, develop, test, and implement PLC programs according to client specifications and ensure the optimal functioning thereof. • To design, develop, test, and implement SCADA and/or HMI applications according to client specifications and ensure the optimal functioning thereof. • To develop simulation applications for testing and training purposes. • Test the solution to ensure that the designed solution is totally functional. • To provide post project system support as and when required. • To provide support to clients for Callouts and Service Level Agreements (SLA). • To provide training and assistance to the client, to ensure that the client is able to use the system within the design constraints
Desired Experience & Qualification
• Degree, Technical Diploma or NQF Equivalent in Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering. • 5-10 years of relevant industrial automation experience. • Practical experience in Control System Design, Development, FAT Testing and Commissioning. • An intermediate to advanced understanding of PLC programming and the methodology thereof with practical experience in at least two of the following industry automation platforms: Siemens, Schneider, Allan Bradley, Omron, Beckhoff, Mitsubishi. • An intermediate to advanced understanding of SCADA development and the methodology thereof with practical experience in at least two of the following industry supervisory platforms: Wonderware, Siemens, Schneider, Allan Bradley, Adroit. • An intermediate to advanced understanding of relational databases and report generation and the methodology thereof with practical experience in Microsoft SQL and Microsoft Reporting Services. • Experience in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Building Management Systems (BES) and Environmental Management Systems (EMS) will be advantageous. • Exposure to the FMCG, Food and Beverage and Milling industries will be advantageous.
Package & Remuneration