Feb 10, 2021

Instrumentation & Automation (Engineer)

  • Glencore
  • Rustenburg, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Ref. No. 02/2021


Degree / BTech/ Diploma or similar relevant post matric qualification in Instrumentation / Electrical / Electronic Engineering

Skills Requirements:

Expert knowledge on Instrument Control systems, Automation and programming.
Minimum of 5 years heavy industry experience preferably in a ferrochrome smelting environment.
Thorough knowledge and experience of programming with proficiency in SCADA and Siemens PCS7 will be a distinct advantage.
Proficiency in network engineering on Profibus and Profinet is an essential requirement.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills in a highly technical environment.

Job Objectives

The incumbent will be responsible for:

Drive automation and improvement initiatives across different operational units.
Identify opportunities where Advanced Process Control can be utilised to improve process performances and automation.
Problem solving and troubleshooting on PLC’s and networks in the field.
Programming of equipment and processes.
This position will report to the Instrumentation Superintendent and will be provided with development and upward mobility opportunities.

The Company offers:

A competitive salary
Medical Aid Fund Membership contributions are paid by the Company
Provident Fund contributions are paid by the Company

"Firstly, the company offers attractive packages. There are good systems in place indicating that the company cares for its employees. The medical aid and provident fund, are the best I have encountered"

"Glencore is the best company I have ever worked for. I honestly believe that we take good care of our employees and that it is an organisation which invests in employees and communities. My relationship with my supervisor and the way that my input and contributions get valued and appreciated, are some of the reasons for my high level of job satisfaction"

"The CEO is doing an EXCELLENT job. This is evident in Glencore Ferroalloys' result as compared with its peers in the alloys space"

"Glencore has five values and in my division we live those values every single day. We are encouraged and invited to participate in all areas of our business. This makes it exciting and fun to work here."

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