Network Recruitment Limited Current Job Opportunity

Posted on :

21 Aug, 2023

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Network Recruitment is a leading specialist recruitment company in the fields of IT, Finance and Engineering. Since our establishment in 1987, we have been at the forefront of the specialist recruitment industry. Network Recruitment’s key to success is the focus on delivering superior quality service by developing and maintaining an exclusive focus on sourcing high-calibre skills for medium-sized to JSE-listed companies operating in these three niche sectors across South Africa.





Job Title: Automation Engineer
Location: East Rand
Salary: Market Related
Job Type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering
Reference: NES016494/MVDB



Vacancy Details

Are you an accomplished Automation Engineer with a knack for SQL, C programming, and a flair for PLC and SCADA systems?


Job & Company Description:

If so, we have an exciting opportunity that you won’t want to miss. Our client, a leader in the Automation industry, is actively seeking a talented Automation Engineer to join their team in Gauteng, South Africa.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, B-Tech, or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience in SQL and database programming, enabling you to create and manage robust automation systems.
  • Proficiency in C programming (a desirable skill).
  • Hands-on experience with PLC systems such as Siemens, Rockwell, and Schneider.
  • Familiarity with SCADA platforms like WinCC, Wonderware (Intouch), and Ignition.
  • Ideally, 3-5 years of experience in automation engineering (candidates with less experience will also be considered).
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to personal transportation.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside of Gauteng for project-related travel.
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude and a proactive approach to challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and an ability to collaborate within diverse teams.


Job Experience & Skills Required:

As an Automation Engineer, you will collaborate with a dedicated team of professionals to design, develop, and implement automation solutions that drive operational efficiency. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Crafting tailored automation solutions that align with project requirements.
  • Utilizing your SQL prowess to build and maintain robust databases for automation processes.
  • Leveraging your C programming skills to optimize automation applications (C experience is a plus).
  • Proficiently working with PLC systems, including Siemens, Rockwell, and Schneider.
  • Taking charge of SCADA system design, development, and troubleshooting, using platforms like WinCC, Wonderware (Intouch), and Ignition.
  • Participating in all stages of project development, from ideation to commissioning.
  • Providing valuable technical support and troubleshooting during and after project implementation.


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Application Deadline: September 21 2023


If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider the vacancy application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable roles / positions.

For more information contact:
Marzaan van der Bank
Specialist Senior Consultant

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