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GRADUATE OPPORTUNITY - ENGINEER PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ELANDSFONTEIN

Updated 3 weeks ago
Department: Engineering & Quality

Minimum Requirements

GRADUATE OPPORTUNITY

ENGINEER

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

This position reports to: Heads of Engineering

 

Purpose:

CBI is a vertically integrated engineering design and manufacturing company, producing circuit breakers and innovation in smart grid systems. This program is designed to give you exposure to all the facets of engineering in design, innovation and manufacturing & business. After completing the two-year program, candidates will have gained invaluable theoretical and practical experience that will set them on an accelerated career path. During your time at CBI, you will rotate through the various departments and divisions within CBI.

 

The schedule will be tailored to the individual’s field of engineering:

  • Design Engineering (mechanical and electronic product design projects)
  • Process Engineering (process optimization, automation and product design industrialisation)
  • Software Engineering (software, embedded firmware, IoT, networks)
  • Test Engineering (test equipment and automation)
  • Quality Engineering (fault finding, root cause analysis, statistical process control)

Other areas of exposure include:

  • Tool design and manufacturing
  • Local (SABS) and international (IEC, UL, etc.) standards and product certification
  • Marketing
  • Customer applications engineering
  • Metrology
  • Shop floors processes: Moulding, Press tools, Turning, electronics assembly to name a few
  • Mass production assembly lines

Minimum requirements:

  • BEng or BSc in Engineering in a relevant discipline (Mechanical, Electronic, Mechatronic)

 

Competencies:

  • Passion for innovation and design
  • Self-starter and autonomy
  • Post-graduate study in a related field.

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 22 June 2022.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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IOT APPLICATION DEVELOPER - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

IOT APPLICATION DEVELOPER

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

 This position reports to: Lead Developer

 The Purpose

We are looking for a dedicated IoT Application Developer to develop new software applications and update and modify existing applications. The IoT Application Developer processes users' needs to customize the software for computer programs, designs prototype applications, implements, and tests source code and troubleshoots software applications. To be successful as an IoT Application Developer, you should have a sound knowledge of software engineering as well as excellent analytical skills

Main Responsibilities

  • Establishing a detailed program specification through discussion with clients (internal and/or external).
  • Breaking down program specification into simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language.
  • Working as part of a team, which may be established purely for a project to write specific section of the program.
  • Engaging work clients within the company daily to get a broader understanding of inner working of the company and how the programs can assist in achieving broader efficiencies and meeting customer needs.
  • Combining all elements of the program design and testing it.
  • Testing sample datasets to check that the output from the program works as intended.
  • Conducting testing and installing the program into production.
  • Reacting the problems and correcting the program as necessary.
  • Evaluating and increasing the program’s effectiveness.
  • Conducting user acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily, quickly, and accurately.
  • Updating, repairing, modifying, and developing existing software and generic applications.
  • Providing systems training to staff.
  • Develop using the scrum methodology
  • Participate in technical planning and implementation meetings
  • Do code review and maintain levels of quality control
  •     Be able to accurately estimate development efforts
  •     Integration of various platforms and hardware systems at protocol level
  •     Maintenance, debugging and problem-solving of existing software products

Minimum Requirements 

  • IT Degree or diploma or related qualification.
  • Knowledge of following: -
  • Docker, docker compose and Kubernetes.
  • IoT Security principles.
  • Systems integration (API).
  • Firmware development.
  • Node Red and Grafana (Advantages).
  • Big data analytics (Advantages).
  • 4 years development experience.
  • Experience in JavaScript, Phyton, Node.js, Relational databases, and No-SQL Databases.
  • Development using Visual Studio Code or any related IDE.
  • Working knowledge of Queuing Telemetry (e.g. AMQP, MQTT,etc.)
  •     Embedded Linux
  •     Understanding of SSL, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) and other security related technologies
  •     Experience with Java, or JavaScript
  •     Experience with IoT related platforms (e.g. Java 8+, Cassandra, MariaDB, Mongo, Postgres, Kafka, Docker, Apache, etc)
  •     API Gateway, AWS Services; EKS, ECS and Messaging technologies or AI related technologies.
  •     IoT software platforms

 

Competencies

  • Self-motivated,
  • Accountability
  • Work independently
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Communication Skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on

Jobs@cbi-electric.com

 

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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LOGISTICS FOREMAN - LOGISTICS DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

LOGISTICS FOREMAN

LOGISTICS DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

This position reports to: Logistics Manager

Main Purpose: The purpose of this role is to lay down operating methods by which the Logistics section achieves these objectives

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Inbounding /Outbound shipments, distribution and transportation of goods from manufacturing to customers
  • Provide leadership to main store ,Despatch and Export Department
  • Ensure safety of resources within the Logistics environment.
  • Ensure quality standards maintain in all components plated or processes.
  • Ensure the correct handling of Chemicals, work orders, KANBAN and material issues.
  • Audit and check documentation.
  • Handling of clock cards, attendance and discipline of resources.
  • Ensure Logistics employees maintain good performance and morale.
  • Ensure ongoing training into all quality and safety related procedures and regulations.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Tertiary qualification in Supply Chain or Logistic Management
  • 5 +years’ experience, knowledgeable in import and export customs regulations
  • Management experience

 

Competencies

  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to manage a diverse team
  • Must give attention to detail
  • Must have people skills
  • Must have computer skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Nokulunga Manzini (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 22 June 2022

 

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER - Engineering Innovation and Technology

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

Engineering Innovation and Technology

Commercial Department

Elandsfontein

 

This position reports to: Engineering Innovation and Technology Manager

 

The purpose of the position is to design innovative R&D aligned with the business strategy, specifically

to design, develop and evaluate precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, subsystems

or components.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Execution of work is to be performed on Computer Aided Design and simulation work station.
  • Detailed analysis of test results and where necessary failure analysis to initiate corrective actions.
  • Systematic analysis of the performance of equipment, subsystems and products.
  • Applying best practice methods and procedures for testing mechanical components or sub-systems.
  • General understanding of the manufacturing and production processes.
  • Application of measurement uncertainty calculations where appropriate or required.
  • Establish best methods, practices and processes required to achieve the required reproducibility and repeatability in manufacturing CBI products.
  • Electronic design of products and/or assemblies and/or systems for electrical protection.
  • Research and Development with Technical report writing
  • Mechanical CAD modelling and simulation
  • Drive innovation by liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Research and Development into new concept ideas aligned with the business strategy

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • M Eng./M Sc. (Mechanical) or equivalent
  • Ideally the incumbent will have 3-year experience in a similar product development environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of innovative product development procedures and methodologies (an added advantage)

 

Competencies

  • Work independently or in a team.
  • Verbally and in writing communicate on product development and design related matters
  • Develop or support software in one or more of the industry standard software languages

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on

Jobs@cbi-electric.com.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

                                                                                                 

This position reports to: Head Design - Mechanical

 

                 

Main Responsibilities

  • Specify, design, develop and evaluate precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, subsystems or components.
  • Participate in failure diagnostics processes as required for customer and product support
  • Detailed analysis of test results and where necessary failure analysis to initiate corrective actions
  • Systematic analysis of the performance of equipment, subsystems and products
  • Applying best practice methods and procedures for testing mechanical components or sub-systems
  • General understanding of the manufacturing and production processes
  • Application of measurement uncertainty calculations where appropriate or required
  • Establish best methods, practices and processes required to achieve the required reproducibility and repeatability in manufacturing CBI products.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance and technical audit inspections of equipment and facilities used in the department.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • B Eng./B Sc. (Mechanical) or equivalent
  • 3-year experience in a similar product development environment
  • Thorough knowledge of product development procedures and methodologies (an added advantage)
  • Develop or support software in one or more of the industry standard software languages.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of mechanical and/or electrical equipment or systems (an advantage)
  • Familiar with the principles and discipline of project management (an advantage)

 

Comptencies

  • Work independently and in a team
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work under pressure

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on

Jobs@cbi-electric.com

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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MILLWRIGHT X2 - MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT

Updated 4 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

MILLWRIGHT X2

MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

The Millwright reports to the Maintenance Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Maintenance and repair of electrical articulation
  • Check and repair HT, LT switchgear & Air conditioning
  • Electrical and Mechanical repairs to plating equipment, automated Presses, injection moulding machines and related production machines
  • Installation and repairing of machinery according to the SABS standards and regulations and the OHASA.
  • Check, and repair as determined by Maintenance Manager / Forman UPS, LV powered machinery and related switchgear, emergency generator, earth leakage equipment and portable equipment.

 

Minimum Requirements

 

  • Grade 12
  • Qualified Trade – Millwright
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a qualified Millwright
  • Advance knowledge of PLC’s, hydraulics and pneumatics

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Good planning skills

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Nokulunga Manzini (Ext 2111) in Human Resources or email your application to jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 13 June 2022.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take that your application has not been successful".



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MS APPLICATION DEVELOPER - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

MS APPLICATION DEVELOPER

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

 This position reports to: Lead Developer

 The Purpose

We are looking for a dedicated Application Developer to develop new software applications and update and modify existing applications. The Application Developer processes users' needs to customize the software for computer programs, designs prototype applications, implements, and tests source code and troubleshoots software applications. To be successful as an Application Developer, you should have a sound knowledge of software engineering as well as excellent analytical skills.

Main Responsibilities

  • Establishing a detailed program specification through discussion with clients.
  • Breaking down program specification into simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language.
  • Working as part of a team, which may be established purely for a project to write specific section of the program.
  • Engaging work clients within the company daily to get a broader understanding of inner working of the company and how the programs can assist in achieving broader efficiencies and meeting customer needs.
  • Combining all elements of the program design and testing it.
  • Testing sample datasets to check that the output from the program works as intended.
  • Conducting testing and installing the program into production.
  • Reacting the problems and correcting the program as necessary.
  • Evaluating and increasing the program’s effectiveness.
  • Conducting user acceptance testing to ensure the program can be used easily, quickly, and accurately.
  • Updating, repairing, modifying, and developing existing software and generic applications.
  • Providing systems training to staff.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • IT Degree or diploma or related qualification
  • MCSD Qualification (an added advantage)
  • 4 years development experience
  • Experience in C#, ASP, Net, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Crystal Reports and MS SQL Server, Bootstrap
  • Object oriented design of systems
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (an added advantage)
  • Development using Visual Studio
  •       Relational Database Models
  •       Experience in REST, JSON, XML
  •       Experience in Azure DevOps Services
  •       Experience in Web Development C#
  •       Experience in Web services and APIs
  •       Experience in solid security implementation

 

Competencies

  • Self-motivated,
  • Accountability
  • Work independently
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Communication Skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com .

 

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNICIAN - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNICIAN

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN 

 

This position reports to: Head Mechanical Design Engineer

The Purpose:

To support design engineering development by manufacturing a diverse range of prototype components to drawing. To create sub-assemblies and final prototype products.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Component manufacture to tight tolerances
  • Setup of rapid prototyping machines
  • Ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • Monitor and maintain rapid prototyping machines
  • Maintain appropriate stock and their levels.
  • Manufacturing of jigs and fixtures
  • Meet set delivery dates
  • Ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspects
  • Ensure that work is efficiently carried out

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Toolmaker with a Trade Test
  • 5 - 10 years ‘post-apprenticeship experience’ in a tool-room environment maintaining, repairing and manufacturing Precision Progression tools
  • CAD Knowledge
  • 3D Printing knowledge

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to operate all machines (Milling, Turning, Grinding, Drilling etc.)
  • Able to work to tight tolerances
  • Ability to design and manufacture any jigs & fixtures required for the manufacture of prototype components.

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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SOFTWARE DEVELOPER - SMART ENERGY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 months ago
Minimum Requirements

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

SMART ENERGY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT 

ELANDSFONTEIN

This position reports to: Software Engineer

Main Responsibilities

 

  • You will be working in a small in-house team of software engineers and development partners, collaborating closely with our electrical engineering team, to develop and integrate technology systems that tie together complex IOT, Cloud, analytics, dashboarding and service delivery capabilities
  • Designing and delivering the front end systems that underpin a genuinely revolutionary IOT-led energy management solution that will change the world for the better.
  • Participate in architecture and service delivery design with the rest of the in-house team, define requirements, help brief and guide software development partners, and validate delivery of the necessary functionality.
  • Build intuitive, attractive and powerful user interface systems, both for us to manage the platform and for our customers to interact with the platform.
  • Design, define, integrate and develop the necessary back end, UI and reporting components.
  • Test, validate, hunt down bugs, and constantly improve the usability of our software stack font end.
  • Managing and deploying services on public Cloud and Cloud-native environments
  • Translate functional requirements, mockups and wireframing into working UI systems
  • Deploying underlying infrastructural services to enable these components, including leading Web server and database technologies

Minimum Requirements

  • B.Sc. Computer Science or similar highly advantageous
  • Relevant technical certifications
  • 6-8 years relevant experience
  • Able to provide examples of relevant work
  • Knowledge of basic containerisation (Kubernetes, Docker) technology
  • Knowledge of creating and executing on test plans, manually and through automated testing frameworks
  • Software languages such as C++, C#/.Net, JavaScript/NodeJS/Angular, Python/PHP
  • Backend, frontend and API automation and integration experience
  • Responsive/adaptive design to enable UI build for desktop and mobile device
  • Experience with the following technologies: unstructured search (Elasticsearch), logging and log analytics, analytics and visualisation and graphing
  • Experience with software development frameworks which are fit for purpose within the project scope
  • Experience in designing systems for high utilisation, high availability deployments, along with performance optimisation skills
  • Experience with code management systems (e.g.Git), code deployment (e.g. Jenkins), and infrastructure-as-code (e.g. Terraform)
  • Competent in building UX systems in a managed services/customer self-service space

Competencies

  • Self-motivated,
  • Accountability
  • Work independently
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Good Communication Skills

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Chantal Gordon (011 928 2383) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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STOREMAN - DESPATCH DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

STOREMAN

DESPATCH DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

 

This position reports to: Logistics Foreman

 

Main Purpose: The purpose of this position is to control the movement of finished products to the Despatch Warehouse.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Unload finish products from truck
  • Moved local products to designated area
  • Unpack trolleys, according to trolley document and BOM numbers
  • Scan and receive products as per scanning procedure
  • Move products for put – away to designate area
  • Put – away of products as per put – away documents and procedures
  • Off load containers, sort products per BOM, verify quantities and put – away of shipments

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Minimum 3 years Stores experience
  • BPCS knowledge

Competencies

 

  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Work independently or in a team

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Nokulunga Manzini (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 22 June 2022.

 

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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TOOLMAKER - TOOLROOM DEPARTMENT

Updated 3 weeks ago
Minimum Requirements

TOOLMAKER

TOOLROOM DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

This position reports to: Toolroom Foreman and Toolroom Manager

The Purpose: Maintenance and manufacturing of press tooling and moulding tools

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • To meet set delivery dates to schedules
  • To ensure that tools are manufactured to drawings
  • To ensure that set quality standards and accuracy of all parts are achieved
  • To ensure that safety regulations are observed in all aspect
  • To control and manufacture tools to calculated times
  • To maintain existing tools in working order
  • To ensure that work is efficiently carried out

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Toolmaker with a Trade Test
  • 5-10 years ‘post –apprenticeship experience ‘in a tool-room environment maintaining ,repairing and manufacturing Precision Progression Press tools and Moulding tools

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Able to operate all machines

 

Should you be interested, please submit your application to Nokulunga Manzini (011 928 2111) or via email on Jobs@cbi-electric.com on or before 22 June 2022.

"Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closing date, please take it that your application has not been successful".



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