Wilmar Instrument Mechanician-Engineering Opportunities (REF: IMENM 04072022) for South Africans

Deadline: 26 July, 2022.

Wilmar Instrument Mechanician-Engineering Opportunities (REF: IMENM 04072022) for South Africans

Applications are now open for the Wilmar Instrument Mechanician-Engineering. Job purpose:

  • Ensure the safe operations of process control systems.
  • Resolve daily plant instrumentation and PLC/Software issues and complete root cause analysis


  • To perform the asset care activities as required by the GMP systems and procedures, including accurate and Umeous feedback and documentation to all stakeholders
  • Ensure total adherence to all safety, health and environmental procedures and guidelines as well as all other company policies and procedures
  • Carry out instalations, defined checks, trouble shooting, required testing, repairs and modifications to Instrumentation and electronics equipment in accordance with specified instructions and Complete safety checks where required
  • To maintain and improve Existing PLC, SCADA systems and Instrumentation networks (hardware and software) and perform changes/modification as required
  • Be able to do fault finding and basic coding programming in Siemens PLCs and SCADA software.
  • Improve Automate all old manual processes
  • To assist in commissioning of modifications/projects
  • To ensure proper documentation of changes/modifications
  • Ensure availability of critical spares for all process control equipment.
  • Carry out planned and autonomous maintenance, to reduce unplanned maintenance and optimize availability
  • To calibrate, repair and maintain control gear instrumentation and associated equipment to ensure operation within set standards


Minimum N3 qualification with a Trade Test as an Instrumentation Technician

Experience – Minimum 1 Years’ experience in a related field


  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office and maintenance software
  • Basic/Proven knowledge of PLCs (mainly Siemens S7, Alen Bradley, Beck Off DCS systems), ACDO drives and SCADA networks.
  • Intermediate PLC programming skills and thorough knowledge of operator interfaces
  • Practical, field problem solving experience with industrial communication methodologies (RS-232, A51, Profibus, Ethernet, Devicenet. HART)


  • Knowledge of the OHS Act (Safety Legislation) is essential

A preference will be given to South African residents and candidates from designated groups.

Interested applicants should please send their applications to [email protected]:wilmar-intl.com or hand deliver CV to the Human Resources Department.