Robotics Technicians (auto bodyshop)

Boikago Group (Pty) Ltd

An automotive manufacturer in Pretoria is looking for Technicians & Artisans (Electrical/ Millwright) who will be responsible to maintain robotic equipment and/or related automated production systems while ensuring equipment uptime by reducing Mean Time To Repair and proactively planning preventative measures.

Key responsibilities includes:

  • To maintain facility by completing all scheduled planned Maintenance – 100% completion
  • To identify all corrective maintenance activities and have a proactive approach – 100% completion.
  • Manage effective approach to Emergency Maintenance (EM) downtime.
  • Effective root causes analysis towards downtime.
  • Proactive approach to Maintenance Operating System (MOS).
  • Responsible approach to all Safety standard regulations.
  • +95% Equipment uptime
  • Reduce breakdown Mean Time To Repair (MTTR)
  • 100% Area Preventative/Corrective Maintenance (PM/CM) Completion
  • Plan and execute maintenance activities in line with Maintenance Operating System (MOS).
  • Undertake root cause analysis and ensure Permanent Corrective Actions (PCA’s) are implemented.



  • Troubleshoot equipment problems. (Electrically, Mechanically)
  • Robot teaching and program modifications.
  • Robot Repair – Motor change, Gun zeroing, Load and save programs,
  • Program offset, Understand Fault codes, Internal harness change, Gear change process, Pc card change and setup
  • Proven Experience in Kawasaki/ Kuka Robots.
  • PLC fault finding and programming in ladder.
  • Experience in Allen Bradley ControlLogix/Siemens S7 PLCs. 
  • Know how to operate and program SCADA/HMI systems.
  • Experience in Win CC Flex and FactoryTalk. 
  • Drive fault finding and programming.
  • Experience in SEW, Siemens and Allen Bradley Drives and Motors.
  • Electric resistance welding experience with the focus on maintaining the equipment.  This includes cap changes.
  • Experience in Obara/Bosh adaptive welding. 
  • Experience in Auto Sealer systems repair, fault finding and programing   (SCA).
  • Identify, troubleshoot and solve network related issues and problems efficiently utilizing monitoring tools and reference materials.
  • Experience in Profibus, Profinet and Ethernet.
  • Fault finding knowledge using E-plan.

Behavioral Skills / Leadership Behaviors:

  • Well developed communication skills – written and verbal.
  • People management skills.
  • Innovation and Technical Excellence
  • Drive for results


  • Computer literacy.
  • 4 to 10 years experience of robotics systems and equipments
  • Minimum N6+ Trade in Millwright/Electrical/Mechatronics.
  • National Diploma in Electrical / Mechatronics
  • Proficient in Fanuc robot programming and fault finding.
  • Excelent understanding of robot programming and process outcome correlation.

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