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Job title: Mechatronics Application Engineer

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

We are looking for a qualified Mechatronics Application Engineer to join our Western Cape region (based in Edgemead, Cape Town). The position will consist of understanding machines and their applications, research, designing and testing new solutions. The individual should be able to interpret applications correctly and determine machine or system requirements as well as test solutions and offer product and application support.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering expertise and support
  • System / Application engineering design and technical services
  • Consultation with customers on requirements, problems and concepts
  • Drawing up functional and technical specifications
  • Costing of systems – preparing cost estimates and quotations
  • Application design, testing, R&D and implementation
  • Sign-off on application designs
  • Product support – applications and sales
  • Technology research
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering tasks 

Qualifications and experience:

    • Grade 12
    • B-Tech or Degree in Mechatronics Engineering
    • At least 3 years practical experience
    • Sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles
    • Programming experience (Codesys based development software) will be beneficial
    • Drive-based automation experience (Motion control) will be beneficial
    • Technical and analytical proficiency

To apply, candidates are required to submit a comprehensive CV and proof of Qualifications.

Closing date: 31 January 2021


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