Process Control Specialist – Pietermaritzburg

Applications are invited from suitably qualified employees to fill the above vacancy in the

Process Control department


The core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and implement systems to improve plant performance
  • Project management of key technological systems
  • Research into latest trends in applied technology
  • Lead process improvement initiatives
  • Support process teams on process related challenges
  • Lead yield / recovery improvement initiatives and projects
  • Improve Process Control systems within manufacturing areas


The requirements for the position include:

  • Minimum BTech in Electrical Engineering Light Current / Electronics or suitable field
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of industrial systems, including PLCs, SCADA, and/or IoT systems
  • Programing experience in a high-level language (eg. Python)
  • Deep Learning experience a plus
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data using various tools and methods.
  • Ability to co-ordinate project work
  • Strong problem-solving skills (Fault Tree, Kepner Tregoe, DMAIC, etc.)
  • Planning and execution of projects (New, Upgrades and Modifications)
  • Proficiency in SQL/MS Access



Other competencies

  • An analytical, innovative and hands on work style and the ability to interact with a diverse multi skilled team
  • Must be results driven and capable of working independently
  • Good communication skills


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