Technician Positions in Saab Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Full Time

Website Saab

This Job Listing is about Saab in Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa 2022

About the job


We are looking for a qualified Technician who has the ability to Test, Fault-Find, Log-in failures and update job status on ERP orders to ensure that customer deliveries are met. Support the Team Leader in meeting departmental goals in terms of quality, within cost and timeous deliveries. This position is in the Production Manufacturing Department (Supply Chain Management).

Your Role

The Main Task:

  • Ensure effective execution of assigned work in line with all documentation on the ERP Shop Order
  • To ensure a logical process is followed in order to identify faults and to rectify these according to agreed standards
  • To determine repairs to be performed on particular items (SRU) and distribute these to relevant area to be repaired
  • To contribute to the team to ensure the achievement of divisional and team goals
  • Ability to Test, Fault-find, Log in failures, rectify/adjust and update job status on ERP orders ensuring that delivery due dates are met.
  • Testing and fault finding of LRU and sub assembly level
  • Testing and fault finding of analogue and digital circuitry up to component level
  • Generate feedback information, highlighting technical problems encountered on equipment for corrective action to be taken
  • Adhere to all applicable standards, regulations, policies, procedures, health & safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Observing and maintaining shelf life of materials, 5’s, ESD, FOD and other lean and manufacturing principles.
  • Create MRB’s in system when any failures are experienced.
  • Perform quality work within the standard time allocated.
  • Ensure that all testing equipment are appropriately calibrated
  • Adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry or electronics components, using relevant tools
  • Maintain inventory of job materials/consumables and floorstock.
  • Support Agile Manufacturing & provide advice or training to junior technicians as required

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • 3 – 10 years of related experience
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling electronic units. Write reports and record data on testing results
  • Knowledge of the practical application of analogue and digital designs, this includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and technical know-how in troubleshooting.
  • Must be able to understand the functionality of test equipment/Instrumentation and utilise them in Testing & fault-finding of SRU (Shop Replaceable Units) and LRU (Line Replaceable Units).
  • Ability to read electronic circuit diagram, analyse and use it for fault finding. Logical and systematic analysis of circuitry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Trustworthy, driven and dedicated individual.
  • Actively supports and helps others to solve work problems and achieve team objectives.
  • Proactive engagement with all stakeholders as and when required.
  • Develop productive relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze data and Critical thinking application in resolving process / product challenges.
  • Be a team player and have ability to work under pressure.

Required Qualifications:

  • N6/ National Diploma / BTech Electrical or Electronic Engineering

What you will be part of:

SGD has reinforced its position as a leading South African defence and security company, bringing capabilities including electronic warfare systems, sensor technology, training systems, avionics, security and support solutions to the African and international markets. These capabilities are supplied and supported over the air, land, sea and civil security domains.

With new and improved technological systems and solutions, SGD increases a country’s defence capabilities and provides innovative, effective products and services for those tasked to maintain security. The company also works with various stakeholders in gathering data and providing insight into how security threats evolve, and what the best market-customised solutions are.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

SGD will give preference to South African citizens and we also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds

Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not received feedback from us within 30 days after the closing date.

Company: Saab

Vacancy Type: Full-time 

Job Location: Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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