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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Ad Placed : 29 Nov 2019 23:30:32 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Part Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Engineering
    Other Engineering
  • Region : Eastern Cape
  • Company : King Recruitment Solutions

A manufacturing concern is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to ensure that the most efficiently designed process is executed through the innovative design of world class facilities and equipment.

Open position : Manufacturing Engineer

Location : Uitenhage

Salary : Market related

Type : 12 months temporary position

Job requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or National Diploma in Electrical Engineering / Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics Engineering / Chemical Engineering or relevant Engineering qualification

• Ability to compile detailed investment studies and project control plans
• Sound technical knowledge of Production, Tooling, Facilities and Systems
• Ability to communicate at all levels
• Be a self-starter with an ability to work within a team and be able to work under pressure
• Must have proven analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving
• Be prepared to travel local and abroad so and when required
• Computer Literacy (MS Office, Projects, CAD)


Preferred requirements :

• Knowledge of Microstation
• Systems knowledge (KVS, AVON, SAP, Arbeitsplan, Group Systems, Standards)
• Have systems understanding such as Networking, PLC and Comms
• German Language


Duties include :

• Evaluating engineering changes (ECR’s) and preparing necessary documentation to ensure efficient introduction of ECR’s and introduction thereof (Facility / Process / Tooling) into Production
• Ensuring that the necessary coding of new / relocated parts are updated in relevant systems to allow other logistical functions to operate
• Working effectively in cross-functional teams with a Facility Engineer, Product Engineer, Process Engineer and Automation Engineer to formulate concept layouts, facility and equipment requirements that are created from designed processes
• Establishing facility and equipment requirements based on input from the Process Engineer and initiating infrastructure, facility and process requirements based on approved layouts
• Procuring required equipment and preparing specifications for purchasing processes (enquiry’s, cost estimates, project justifications and technical evaluation of tenders)
• Leading discussions on technical equipment with suppliers including technical acceptance, approvals on and off site etc.
• Ensuring safety, quality and productivity in the design of technical facilities
• Coordinating, and implementing technical training for maintenance colleagues
• Establishing project timing plans and project control to ensure that deadlines are met
• Managing contractor’s work and ensuring adherence to all relevant safety requirements or standards
• Participating in workshops as part of continuous improvement program focusing on process improvements, layouts, tooling, material flow improvements, cost savings and manufacturing concepts
• Planning, implementing and controlling new processes, procedures, production changes, and or facility / tooling changes including co-ordinating and maintaining of all technical data for production lines
• Co-ordinating pre-series build requirements and identifying relevant training needs in order to achieve a competency level that will produce units of an accepted quality level

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