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Automation Technician

Job description

To monitor and control our high tech production infrastructure and maintain the equipment by strictly following procedure. The candidate should have hands on experience and technical knowledge of operating and maintaining precision production machines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures smooth operation of precision machinery and to provide technical support and expertise to the operators using the equipment
  • Conducts regular maintenance of equipment, tools and machinery according to the preventative maintenance schedule

  • Be able to prioritize tasks based on impact to the quality of our output

  • Strictly follow the operating procedures set by the Diamond Expert Technical team

  • Operates within a multidisciplinary team and communicates ideas for technical improvements

  • Collaborates in modification to infrastructure and equipment to ensure production capacity with focus to quality

  • Ensures there is continuous cover of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdown

  • Co-operates in the organizing of the workshop in terms of work planning, ensures it is kept clean, safe and in accordance with security standards/protocol

Competencies

  • Familiar with electronics and mechanics of machines
  • Must be willing to learn the manufacturing process and understand the need for mechanical precision in order to achieve the required quality of our diamond
  • Good teamwork and communication skills
  • Strong people management and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of the following will be an added advantage:
    • Bruiting/coning/auto burning and lathe machines
    • Dialit/ setting stations / sarin/microscope

Requirements

  • Diploma/National Higher Diploma/ technical qualification in the field of Mechatronics/Electrical & Electronics or equivalent with demonstrated experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience in hands on Maintenance, Engineering or Automation in an industrial or manufacturing field
  • Must possess in-depth understanding in one or more engineering fields (electrical, software instrumentation, mechanical)

Closing date and application instructions

If you would like to join our exciting and fast growing team please submit your resume/CV and covering letter to: Human Resources Manager, Laurelton Diamonds Botswana either by post hand delivery to:

P O Box 26517 Next to the Diamond Technology Park, Plot 61126, Block 8, Gaborone BOTSWANA

Or email to careers.botswana@laureltondiamonds.com

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED

Closing Date: 16 August 2019

Location

Gaborone

Company

Laurelton Diamonds Botswana

Publication date

08.08.2019

Publication end date

16.08.2019

Other details
Match criteria
Location
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Diploma
Industry
  • Engineering
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