Automation Specialist

Reference: MLR 6613

Consultant: Michelle Le Roux


  • Optimise automation equipment capacity with aim to maintain quality of production
  • Monitor and analyse volumes and throughputs vs. capacity of automation equipment
  • Ensure automation moulds changing times are limited
  • Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of the team
  • General communication, reporting and job card management
  • Minimise downtime of equipment & machines and handle daily maintenance schedules
  • Oversee staff selection, performance and training and multis-killing
  • Manage injuries on duty, and issues of Health and Safety


  • Grade 12
  • Boiler maker / millwright / fitter and turner / electrician
  • Relevant experience in agriculture/citrus/pack-house will be an advantage
  • Must have valid driving license – own transportation will be an advantage
  • Proven MS Office proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Strong administrative capabilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving capabilities
  • Excellent time management abilities and attention to detail
  • Adaptable and decisive
  • Able to handle sensitive or confidential information
  • Fault finding and repairs/solutions
  • Have a passion for fruit production
  • Be willing to travel frequently and to relocate
  • Be willing to work long hours

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