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Unless otherwise stated, positions are at our Johannesburg headquarters and factory.

CONFIGURATION OFFICER - CONFIGURATION DEPARTMENT

Updated 1 week ago
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CONFIGURATION OFFICER

CONFIGURATION DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

This position reports to: Configuration Manager

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To administer the current Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) and Engineering Change Notice (ECN) processes in a controlled and efficient manner.
  • To allocate Bill of Material numbers according to a defined procedure.
  • To process Product Deviations according to a defined procedure.
  • To maintain hardcopy filing systems and/or digital databases in support of the above processes and procedures.
  • To provide status updates on ECPs and ECNs both verbally and in written reports where required.
  • To facilitate and expedite Digital Transformation within the Configuration Management environment

 

Minimum Requirements

  • A basic Information Technology or Technical qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a technical environment.
  • A good working command of the MS Office suite of applications.
  • The ability to interpret engineering drawings.

Advantageous

  • Previous exposure to the application of Configuration Management in a technical environment.
  • Elementary CAD and/or Graphic Design skills.
  • Previous exposure to digital database management.

Competencies

  • The ability to perform tasks meticulously, with a fine attention to detail.
  • The ability to work independently, but also to interact in team exercises.
  • 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 on or before 23 May 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 2 months ago
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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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MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER - Engineering Innovation and Technology

Updated 2 months ago
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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 2 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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MS APPLICATION DEVELOPER - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Updated 2 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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OPERATOR - PLATING DEPARTMENT

Updated 2 weeks ago
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OPERATOR

PLATING DEPARTMENT

ELANDSFONTEIN

 

This position reports to: Plating Supervisor

Main Purpose: The purpose of this role is to prepare Plant for plating coating of Components and ensure that chemical processes are accurate.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure correct sequence of operation
  • Correct coating process per component
  • Cleaning materials
  • Maintain and keep equipment clean
  • Loading of barrels for plating
  • Ensure all additions are made correctly
  • Random component checks
  • Perform quality checks on components
  • Consistency & accuracy of chemical process
  • Continuous recording plating data
  • Able to follow strict quality control processes
  • Adhere to all Safety regulations for use in a chemical environment

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate)
  • Computer literacy
  • Plating experience will be advantageous

 

Competencies

  • Work independently or in a team
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of machinery and chemicals

 

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 23 May 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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RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNICIAN - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Updated 2 months ago
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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 2 months ago
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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 - EXPORT

Updated 2 weeks ago
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STOREMAN

EXPORT

ELANDSFONTEIN

This position reports to: Logistics Foreman

 

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

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Unload finish products from truck
  • Moved export products to designated area
  • Unpack trolleys, according to BOM and EX number
  • Scan and receive products as per scanning procedure
  • Move products for testing to the QC area
  • After QC inspection move products to the Export department
  • Assist in packing, wrapping and loading of products for export customers

 

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 23 May 2022.

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



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TEST ASSISTANT - TEST CENTRE

Updated 1 week ago
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TEST ASSISTANT

TEST CENTRE

ELANDSFONTEIN

This position reports to: Test Manager  

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • To read electrical diagrams and understand test specification, methods and measurements.
  • Apply specified methods and processes required to achieve consistent test results.
  • Ensure all storage requirements for all equipment are met.
  • Responsible for storage and filing of all raw data and samples.
  • Maintain an accurate record of man-hours worked per test request.
  • Ensure confidentiality of information and tests.
  • Identify all types of equipment needed for each task.
  • Calibration status and uses of measurement instruments.
  • Correct storage of instruments and measuring gauges

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • N5 (electrical)
  • Computer literacy
  • General knowledge of MCBs, ELCB and related switchgear.
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of company security procedures.

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Work independently or in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Good planning skills

 

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 30 May 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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TEST TECHNICIAN - TEST CENTRE

Updated 1 week ago
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TEST TECHNICIAN

TEST CENTRE

ELANDSFONTEIN

This position reports to: Test Manager  

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Electrical testing (i.e. high current and low voltage) of products.
  • Ensure timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of progress of test work.
  • Completion of test result forms and test reports (when required).
  • Follow quality procedures, specified methods and processes with all test work.
  • Follow prescribed procedures for handling and storage of products under test.
  • Ensure reports are neatly completed and control of reports and specifications.
  • Secure all information in department.
  • Follow strict security and confidentiality procedure for all design or tests related information and/or drawings.
  • Ensure adequate and correct tooling is used.
  • Ensure instruments used are calibrated and fit for use
  • Department head is timeously advised of equipment or instrument defects or maintenance needs
  • Adhere to safety regulations and instructions in operating of all equipment, tools, instruments or test areas.
  • Carry out any additional duties assigned to you by your superior.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma – Electrical
  • 2 Years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Computer literacy
  • General knowledge of MCBs, ELCB and related switchgear.

 

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Work independently or in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Good planning skills

 

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 30 May 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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