Thursday , February 9 2023

Glencore South Africa Careers – Sr Automation Engineer

Website Glencore

Job Responsibilities:

  • Trouble-shooting and challenging equipment/automation issues to improve performance of fixed and mobile assets
  • Commissioning, verification, and validation of advanced process control implementations across fixed assets
  • Design APC solutions, including control strategies and implementation of technologies from multiple vendors to optimise process performance
  • Providing support as a representative providing technical assistance in fulfilling the automation requirements for the asset and digital automation team
  • Reviewing automation documents, preventive maintenance, and SOPs to ensure compliance with safety and cybersecurity policies.
  • Lead, guide, configure, and tune multivariable predictive controller loops parameters in collaboration with Glencore local OT teams
  • Execution and guidance of sensor and IoT technological surveillance
  • Collaborate with the automation, data science and data engineering teams in building an internal optimisation technology stack for Glencore assets
  • Build and simulation of first principles models to validate and improve new and current control strategies across assets
  • Design and deploy virtual sensing strategies and machine vision solutions to improve data gathering and integrity gathering across mobile and fixed assets

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ electrical, instrumentation and control systems are preferred
  • Experience in programming/developing/configuring PLC, DCS, HMI, Drives and SCADA systems
  • Experience with the development and implementation of advanced process control including multivariable predictive controller, empirical dynamic process models and PID loops
  • Critical thinking, decisive judgment skills and solution value oriented is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, build and lead teams, influence people, make critical decisions, and communicate effectively with a variety of personnel and contractors
  • Experience with Remote Server Managers, Virtual Machines (VMs), Servers, Network Radios and Switches
  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical, or Electronic.

Job Details:

Company: Glencore

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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