PLC / Scada System Administrator

Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal
Posted 4 months ago

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PLC / Scada System Administrator

Area of work: Pietermaritzburg
Permanent position

My client in the manufacturing industry is looking for a PLC/Scada System Administrator to join their team in Pietermaritzburg.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is used to its full potential
Provide the necessary reports, data and system access to ensure that all operators and assistants are aware of downtime, efficiency and PRF’s relating to their machine
Ensure that all planned machine speeds are accurate
Ensure that planned weights in the system are correct, referring to Master Instructions
Keep the MES System, its subsystems and complementary systems as part of the MES environment operational at all times
Report to and collaborate with the IT department or external organisations to resolve technical problems and implement system enhancements
Arrange any system extension (connection of new machines, measuring devices, terminals)
Consult with management about using the implemented MES technology for any technical/organisational improvements of the production process
Where required, liaise with Group IT and other MES Administrators
Arrange back-up’s periodically of the MES applications and their databases
Support any software upgrades to the existing system as executed by the second level support organisation. Inform all on site managers of such upgrades timeously
To assist key SAP users with the production planning execution into the shopfloor environment
Identify training requirements and provide first level training support and introduction for all relevant staff including first line shop-floor management and machine operators
Collaborate with in-house and appointed third party training providers
Provide first level trouble shooting support for all relevant staff including first line shop-floor management and machine operators
Any other relevant duties as may be required from time to time

Desired Experience & Qualification

Electronics/Systems/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Diploma/Degree, or studying towards this
Experience with PLC/Scada systems and SQL databases
Three years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong computer skills orientation
Good communication skills

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