Electrical Engineer

Bridgestone South Africa - Brits, North West

Full-Time | Engineering

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Bridgestone South Africa Electrical Engineer Brits


Must ensure machine availability in Mixers, Tubers, Stock Prep, Tyre-Room, Curing, Final Inspection, 1N, Boss and QA department. (Electrical, Electronic, Instrumentation, Computer Hard & Software, Power-Electronics/Drives)

This includes:

  • 229x PLC’s with 59965x Digital I/O and 81x5 Analogue I/O. 
  • 53x PCs for machine control.
  • 65x PCs for Boss.
  • 153x Touch Panels, 480x Drives.
  • 1351x electrical motors.
  • 304x Servo motors and servo drives.


  • BSc / BEng / BTech Electrical / Electronics (Mandatory)
  • GCC or and professional registrations (advantageous)
  • Project management qualification (advantageous)
  • 5 – 10 years’ experience
  • Experience with Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronic, Computer, PLC, systems (C&I)
  • FMCG, Automotive or Mining Experience (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Rockwell & Mitsubishi software, hard ware and servos systems

Skills & Competencies

  • Customer satisfaction: (Production, QA, Technical)
  • Technical skills (Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronic, Computer, PLC)
  • Proper understanding of process.
  • Proper understanding of equipment & machines (including machine cycles).
  • Systematic planning.
  • Quick solution & problem-solving skills.
  • Programming skills.
  • Fault finding skills.
  • Communication Skills.
  • All employees have the necessary competencies and skills to function effectively.


  • Maintenance.
  • Faultfinding. (24/7 standby).
  • Planned Maintenance.
  • Evaluate & update maintenance lists.
  • Spares & Stores Item management.
  • Machine inspections.
  • Call investigation & analyse.
  • Production figures monitoring.
  • People management.
  • Scrap control & follow-up.
  • Training to all members.
  • Meeting, Meetings & Presentations!!
  • ISO compliance.

Machine Improvements (Kaizens):

  • Continuous Machine Improvements.
  • Evaluate machines capability (quality, safety, capacity)
  • Keep up with new technology and implementation.
  • Energy saving.
  • PLC & PC & Database programming.


  • Monitor product quality.
  • Monitor machine calibrations.
  • Monitor scrap.
  • Monitor equipment capability.
  • Generate information reports.
  • Machine modifications to improve quality.


  • Evaluation & Test of latest technology.
  • System design.
  • Cost calculation.
  • Machine Functional Spec and Cycle design.
  • Planning.
  • Hardware design.
  • Software (Programming).
  • Communication with outside contractors.
  • Quotations & Purchase orders.
  • Commissioning & tests.
  • Training.


  • OHS Act & Sans compliance.
  • Safety Checks.
  • Safety standards review.
  • Machine operation.
  • Fire hazard.

Budget Control:

  • Control Maintenance budget.
  • Control Capex budget.
  • Overtime control.
  • Equipment replacement for cost reduction.

People Management:

  • Continuous communication.
  • In-house training.
  • External training.
  • Conflict management.
  • Motivation.
  • Interviews.

Additional Information

  • If you can demonstrate the skills we are looking for and would like to make a difference in a Pioneering company dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of real-world mobility solutions, join us at Bridgestone!
  • All applications will be reviewed.
  • Our HR team will contact those applicants who we would like to invite for the next stage of the recruitment process.
  • We are looking forward to hearing from you!
  • You can learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on https://bridgestone-emia.com/
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