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Maintenance Electrical And Automation Technician

Western CapeSouth Africa
16 days0 Applicants
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  • Must have a specific and thorough underpinning knowledge of the electrical systems that constitute the complete electrical installation of the site, as will be under his team’s responsibility.
  • To provide support to the Lead Electrical and Automation Technician with ensuring compliance with the requirements of all applicable GSK Global Engineering Standards (GES).
  • Ensure that all Electrical work is carried out by following the correct steps and precautions and ensure that all tests, inspections, and installations are in accordance with:
  • Relevant international standards
  • National standards
  • Statutory requirements
  • National legislation
  • Equipment manufacturer’s guidance/recommendations
  • Provide immediate maintenance support in case of any electrical and/or electrical failure.
  • Support with keeping all electrical vendors and suppliers up to date in terms of Safety File adherence, TPO and SLA agreements.
  • Conduct regular training and develop Standard Work Instructions for the department to improve on breakdown reaction time and plant operations.
  • Projects - Plan and implement improvement projects. Support in developing URSs for electrical reticulation, during installation and commissioning/validation.
  • Develop and implement maintenance schedules for all instruments/control systems to minimize downtime.
  • Develop and maintain in-house validation/calibration set-up to complete all validations/calibrations in compliance with GQPs / GQMPs/GES on time and at optimum cost.
  • Responsible for OT, automation, and control support to the site.
  • Develop a backup strategy for all instruments/systems, to reduce plant downtime
  • Determine and develop local vendors for all instruments/systems supply & service
  • Conduct regular training for other technicians/operators on instrumentation/automation to improve plant operation
  • Liaise with other departments e.g., Operations, QA and stores to implement all the unplanned and planned activities
  • Projects - Plan and implement improvement projects. Support in developing URSs for instrumentation/control systems, during installation and commissioning/validation
  • Comply with all engineering standards
  • Adherence to Electrical and Mechanical Safety requirements
  • Supports OE initiatives
  • Ensures equipment is maintained and running to required quality standards (SOP)


Qualifications & Skills:                       

  • N6 Trade Test Certificate or Diploma in Automation/Electrical /Electronic/Instrumentation Engineering/HV/LV
  • At least 3 years experience in Electrical maintenance and Automation and control. Working experience on PLCs.
  • Computer literacy
  • Basic Automation experience


Advantageous skills/requirements

  • Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing/Packaging background
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure to the deadline.
  • Ability to work overtime and shift work when required.
  • Desire to learn
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