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Specialist: Adv Process Control Systems needed at De Beers Group

Job title : Specialist: Adv Process Control Systems

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Job Description:

  • Provides consistent outstanding behaviour in relation to safety practices with a deep understanding of the importance of safety.
  • Visibly demonstrate SHE values and principles.
  • Contribute towards the vision and strategy for a Group-wide Advanced Process Control System approach and control framework.
  • Advise on the selection and use of specialist Advanced Process Control System technology (Advanced Process Control Technical/ Dynamic Process Control Simulation technology, Regulatory and other Control Systems) for site the commissioning and use thereof.
  • Utilise specialist vendor systems knowledge to manage vendor installation teams to effectively deliver on projects.
  • Increase the value in use of Advanced Process Control Systems technologies by replicating best practise across the Group.
  • Develop the skills base of site Advanced Process Control teams in the effective use of systems technologies.
  • Integrate the Advanced Process Control Systems framework with the Anglo Operating Model on site level.
  • Advise on the identification of Advanced Process Control Systems driven business opportunities at site level.
  • Evaluate / test new system features on a simulation environment, including documentation.


  • An undergraduate qualification (Bachelors / Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline.
  • Desirable: A postgraduate qualification (Masters / Doctoral degree or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline OR a proven track record of extensive practical experience in a role and context of similar complexity.

Role-specific knowledge:

  • Track record of leading translating ideas into practical initiatives to be implemented and a demonstration of successful execution and delivery of Advanced Process Control System.
  • Knowledge of Control System application as well as Data Analytics and sensor application.
  • Implement the most effective solutions to drive efficiencies.
  • Solve technical and operational issues in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Devise solutions to optimise productivity and quality targets by utilising technical expertise and cooperating with multi-disciplinary teams to highlight and address areas of improvement.
  • Implement set project activities within a specific project or operation. Proactively escalate risks and propose mitigating actions.
  • Demonstrate in-depth understanding of change concepts.  Coach and support managers to initiate, implement and drive change across a discipline/business unit.  Act as a change agent and champion developing tools and methodologies as well as initiating and leading change.
  • Apply best practice and expertise when designing and shaping solutions consistent with the strategic context of the business area.

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