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Technologist

Available for exploratory interviews.
Ref: EP1198234

Company classification: EPC / EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) Industry in: Engineering - Mechanical | Mechatronic Manufacturing - Different Manuf. Practices and R&D of Systems | Processes | Machines | Tools Highest formal qualification and other: Higher National Diploma Advanced Certificate Discipline: Mechanical Engineering Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 151 000 - 250 000, per annum Nationality: South African Home and other languages: Afrikaans, English Gender: Male Ethnicity: Caucasian/White Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions internationally.


Contribution Compass Profile: Conductor

Activating: 30.51 Inspiring: 7.35 Sustaining: 27.94 Refining: 34.19

The Conductor is one of the eight natural energy profiles identified by the online profiling tool Contribution Compass that Enshrine Placements have incorporated into their recruitment process to help improve employee engagement. Putting the right profiles together means deliberately structuring your team to function at its optimum.
In this video we address some questions to demonstrate how a Conductor can leverage the most value for your team.


Online Interview Questionnaire

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

I joined my current company as a technician to service only the baler division. After the first year I was promoted to oversee the running of the branch so the branch manager could work remotely and focus more on sales. By the end of the second year I had upgraded the branch to a fully functional workshop supporting not only the Eastern Cape but the border of Western Cape and KZN. The first quarter of 2021 we upgraded again to a new warehouse capable of supporting more staff and support vehicles allowing the branch to take on larger equipment and projects. I have learnt a great deal fulfilling multiple roles within the company and have enjoyed the experience of expanding my current companies footprint within South Africa.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Attending to service calls and breakdowns All mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repairs and calibrations Designing mechanical components for onsite adjustments Full project cycle (meeting clients, site inspections, tender documentation, quotations installation and commissioning) Branch management functions Branch assets and stock controller

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Iïm a young, adaptable and innovative technical person with experience designing, manufacturing and maintaining energy and waste management systems for various applications. It is my goal to develop my skills in the field of engineering by stepping out of my comfort zone and embracing some new challenges Ambitions/Goals: Complete my NDip/BEng up to BTech level Become a qualified PLC coder Obtain PPL to convert to rotorcraft (PPLH)

Ideal business title:

Project Manager Senior Technical Advisor Technologist

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

To plan, support and lead tasks on projects/equipment, including: Develop new manufacturing technologies and methods Improve existing manufacturing processes and capabilities Develop methods and processes for the manufacture and characterization of new products Develop methods, measurements and processes to improve existing products Support manufacturing improvement initiatives, including variability reduction, defect reduction, process control improvement, 6-Sigma To provide engineering expertise and leadership for equipment, process, methods and measurement technologies within the Plant. Responsibilities include: Plan, organize and execute major workstreams on projects to deliver improvement and step change capabilities Project work scope typically includes design, development, manufacturing installation, start-up and acceptance Role includes individual contributor and project workstream leadership responsibilities Manage internal and external vendor resources to complete project deliverables Apply knowledge of engineering principles and methods to resolve challenges Support problem-solving in manufacturing, including root cause identification and resolution Apply process engineering knowledge, skills and experience from concept through delivery of process and equipment at manufacturing locations. Projects Involved with: Developing methods, processes and measurements for the manufacture of new products. Developing machines, methods, measurements and processes to improve precision, quality, cost and efficiency of finished part attributes. Support manufacturing improvements, variability reduction, defect reduction, process control, capacity and 6-Sigma. Manage improvement portfolios such as capital, cost reduction, and Performance Excellence Analyzes project goals and designs/modifies production equipment to meet quality standards and production quantity goals. May encompass job duties in facilities and manufacturing disciplines. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action

Skill area of competence:

Autodesk AutoCAD Inventor package MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) Programming basics (JAVA, SQL database, VBA) PLC Automation (Rockwell Automation, Delta) Site inspections, assessments, client meetings Quotations and tenders document writing ACEO 16.2 sign offs and OHS files Designing and installing automation systems for lighting, heating and renewable energy systems Maintenance and installation of MRF equipment (balers, shredders, compactors, de-waterers, conveyor systems, etc.) Electrical (HVac supplies, safety circuits, control gear) Metal work (arc welding, grinding, torch cutting)

Career summary:

Renewable energy (PV, solar heating, ect) - 3 years Lighting and automation - 3years MRF equipment (balers, shredders, compactors, de-waterers, conveyor systems, etc.) - 4 years

What do you absolutely love doing:

building computer hardware electronics drawing and designing in 3D coding PLC systems

Ideal company (culture and values):

A international company who is looking to use engineering solutions to optimize performance in as many applications to with the scope of the company applies. in order to build a more sustainable future


If you are looking for a Technologist, then do get in touch.

Call the Head Office – Gauteng, SA. + 27 10 597 0862.



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