Electrician Date: 13-Nov-2020 Location: EC, South Africa Company: Distell Limited Applications are invited for the position of Electrician based in the Engineering department at Port Elizabeth Production. Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:
Performing maintenance and identifying maintenance requirements on electrical equipment, which entails:
Regular inspection of bottling equipment, electrical motors, pumps distribution boards etc.
Ensuring that preventative maintenance is executed according to schedule
Assisting with installation of new equipment
Ensuring that related administration is attended to timeously
Ensuring that operational services (electrical) are provided timeously and according to specification.
Adhere to all safety procedures and policies.
Performing ad-hoc duties within the department if and when required
Fault Finding in Motor control centres. (MCC)
Execution and upgrading of maintenance schedules
Implemented initiatives of business plan
Operating / shutting down and changing over machines and equipment to prescribed quality standards.
Participation in Mini-Business activities (Mission Directed Work Teams).
Reading and understanding of electrical drawings (eCad)
Good knowledge of electrical reticulation in a plant environment
Repairs of production machinery as well as site related electrical work eg; boilers, compressors, lighting, installations, etc.
Methodical fault finding and maintenance of electrical motors, control panels and distribution boards.
Excellent working knowledge of sensor control, HMI, switchgear, AC Motors, relay logic, industrial instrumentation, basic understanding of PLC, servo motors, VSD.
Comply with Distell’s standard operating practices.
The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:
At least 3 – 5 years’ experience in an electrical/ automation environment.
Working knowledge of wiring diagrams
Familiar with conveyor line control, PLC automation (preferably Siemens S7) and high speed machinery.
Ability to work independently and make decisions under pressure.
Must be willing and able to perform standby duties when required (call-outs after hours)
Must be wiling and able to work extended hours (overtime) and or shifts when required.
Ability to copy with the inherent physical demands of the position.
Possess good communication skills on all levels.
Working experience with bottling machinery will be a distinct advantage
Have own reliable transport available
Active involvement in mini-business activities
Able to work within a team
Minimum of NTC 3 & relevant Trade Test Certificate / equivalent qualification
Application Process: If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers Reference Number: 17269 Closing Date: 26 November 2020