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Toyota Technical Automation Opportunity

Technical Automation

  • Job Title: Technical Expert (Automation) – 6 Month Contract
  • Personell sub area: MANUF & ASSY GR
  • Location – Country: South Africa
  • Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal
  • Location – Town / City: Durban
  • Contract: 6 Month Contract

Technical Automation

Job Description

The successful incumbent will fulfil the necessary requirements within the Maintenance department to meet the company’s objectives by providing plant availability to ensure a facility that enables the production of vehicles of quality standard, in a cost effective manner.

Key Job Functions

  • Safety – Ensure compliance to company SHE standards for facilities, equipment & systems
  • Fault diagnostics & Repairs on: Robots, PLC equipment, Jigs & Fixtures, Motors, Spinning Machines, Tube Bending Machines, Leak testers, Welding Equipment, DB’s, Lights, Fans, Co2 Machines, Pedestal and Portable welders & All Plant facility equipment.
  • Condition Monitoring – must be able to monitor the condition of sophisticated automatic machinery and implement and conduct pro-active repairs and actions.
  • Improvement of equipment – must be able to initiate root cause analysis and implement countermeasures to prevent re-occurrences and improvements.
  • Adherence to company ISO requirements, Quality control systems and Toyota standards
  • Development of apprentices, pupil technicians and staff
  • Legal Compliance activities for Plant
  • Cost reduction and environmental kaizens
  • Stable production including MTTR and MTBF improvement
  • Involvement in upgrades, new equipment, new models and kaizen activities
  • Root cause analysis on robotic welding defects

Qualifications and Experience

  • N5 Qualification plus Trade Test – Electrical or Millwright or both with preferable 5 years post apprenticeship experience in a manufacturing environment OR National Diploma with preferable 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good technical knowledge of automated control systems is essential
  • Good working knowledge of Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Electro-pneumatic equipment
  • PLC, Robotic, CNC and Servo Control based programming and fault diagnostics is essential
  • SCADA and HMI development highly advantageous
  • Welding plant experience essential.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 requirements
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Project Management / new model introduction experience would be advantageous
  • Must be prepared to work shifts, overtime and standby as and when required.


  • Accurate information gathering and analysis
  • Awareness and commitment to our mission
  • Strategic reallocation of resources and review of work methods
  • Suitable assignment and objective performance review
  • Communication and sharing of mid to long term plans
  • Establishing framework and systems for organizational learning
  • Awareness of situations and decisiveness
  • Innovative vision
  • Perseverance
  • Feedback of evaluation results and long-term development of others
  • Stress tolerance

How to Apply

Closing Date: 2018/04/10

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