October 1, 2021
Paarl, South Africa
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Equipment manufacturing and maintenance
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Established in the late forties, a leading manufacturer and supplier of FOOD PROCESSING machinery, worldwide, is recruiting for a Mechatronics Engineer (recent graduate). Success-driven growth has created the following vacancy:

 Mechatronics Engineers: Recent graduates (Based in Paarl, Western Cape)

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, practical, hands-on graduate Mechatronics Engineer. Essentially the company would be looking for recent graduates or junior mechatronics engineers with a couple of years of experience, but would also consider an electrical engineer.

The successful candidate must have:

  • BEng or BSC Mechatronics Engineering degree.
  • Recently graduated with 0 – 3 years work experience
  • Good understanding of thermodynamics
  • Be an innovative, practical, self-motivated person
  • Strong personality and exceptional interpersonal skills, in order to deal with customers
  • Demonstrated ability to take a leading role in everything electrical from design to fully operational, PLCs to Servo drives; of sophisticated machines in this expanding company.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively for work both locally and internationally
  • Previous exposure to the below would be advantageous:
  • Siemens / Allan Bradley PLCs and software
  • Servo drives
  • Machine electrics design.

 The primary responsibilities would include:

  • Electrical and Electro-mechanical Design
  • Design control systems (PLC programming)
  • Produce drawings for manufacturing
  • Supervision of implementation
  • Installation and commissioning
  • Provide on-site training to customers


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