BKB: Mechatronics Engineer

Company BKB
Reference # RFID22
Published 08/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
The Agricultural Company is currently seeking a Mechatronics Engineer to develop and maintain RFID application technologies as well as to perform general peripheral engineering.
Job Functions Client Services,Communications,Product Management,Project Management,Software Development
Industries Agriculture
•BEng/Btech Mechatronics Degree
•Qualification/certification in C#, SQL, Microsoft Azure (Advantageous)

•Fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans
•National and international travelling is required to customers and other distribution centres
•Valid Driver’s license

•Experience in programming of microprocessors (PIC or Atmel family from Microchip)
•Experience with pneumatic systems
•Experience in software development (C#, C, and Python with strong commenting habits)
•Experience with hardware development and drawings (Inventor)
•Experience with project and product management
•Experience in PCB and hardware design
•Knowledge of SQL/No SQL and data handling
•Knowledge of Microsoft Azure/cloud computing
•Knowledge of C#, Python, and Linux
•Knowledge of Visual Studio/Xamarin
•Assembly, disassembly and root-cause analysis of products
•Experience in laser marking (Advantageous)

•Microprocessor programming skills
•Project management skills
•Process documentation
•Product documentation
•Good communication skills

•Self-driven and motivated
•Highly organised in an unorganised environment.
•Ability to work within tight schedules with high stress.
•Team Player
•Quick learner and hard working.

Company Research and Development:
•Improving RFID products.
•Expanding the RFID product range.

Technical repairs and customer support:
•Help customers repair issues telephonically.
•Remote logging in to customers computers to provide support.
•Travelling to perform technical repairs and installations.

•Meeting with customers – physical meetings as well as phone calls.
•Research and concept development.
•Communication of potential project paths with customers.
•Project development and execution

Assemble and disassemble RFID product electronics:
•Wire up the electronics for RFID products.
•Program the RFID product boards.
•Test out and sign off RFID product electronics.

Customer training:
•Training customers in how to use the RFID products when needed.
•Writing user manuals to help customers better understand how to use their products.

Unless a Recruitment Agency has been requested to assist with a specific assignment and a written agreement is signed between BKB Ltd and the Agency i.r.o this assignment, all CV’s uploaded onto our SkillsMap portal by an Agency will be deemed the property of BKB Ltd (inclusive of all our subsidiaries) and no agency fees will be payable should the candidate be placed.

Job Closing Date 15/06/2021