Ref: 716501Nationality: South African.
Total years experience: 3-5 Years
Discipline: Mechanical Engineering (Degree), Industry in: Industrial Refrigeration & Heavy Manufacturing, years of experience range: 3 to 5 years, annual package range: R251 000 – R350 000. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.
With a background in Project, Process (Industrial) and Design Engineering, as well as management; a history of planning, applying logic and creativity to make things work and move on to a successful outcome. Thorough, systematic and results-driven with a drive to ensure the success and sustainability of the work undertaken by his company. Has a desire to help people succeed and give them the opportunity to contribute to the team. Possesses distinct skills in problem solving, planning and management, learning systems and communication with management and workforce.
Achievements: Successful, in-budget and on-time delivery of all projects managed with satisfied customers; Engineered part picking sequence on generic BOMs to optimise delivery of parts for manufacturing process on final assembly reducing lost inventory; Motivated procurement of a new horizontal borer- re
Fit to take on a position that will require a vast set of skills, including communication, planning, analysing, administration, strategic thinking, managing and presenting.
Candidate location: South Africa
Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans.
Designation: Project Engineer
Highest qualification type: Degree
University: University of the Witwatersrand
Company size: ’11 – 50
Division: Programme / Project Management
Seniority level: Degreed Engineer – Junior / Lead / Senior / Principal / Chief
Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: BSc Mechanical Engineering
Current / most recent job title? Project Engineer
Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
Manage Engineering, Administrative, and Practical aspects of Industrial Refrigeration Projects.
Practical readiness of Campus through: Management of support staff, Maintenance of facilities, Set up and coordination for all meetings.
Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
-Understanding the project deliverables and constraints
-Anticipate best course of action and plan details (who, what, when, how)
-Communicating between client, suppliers, and workforce regarding the requirements for each aspect of a project
-Procure necessary resources
-Understand engineering and regulatory requirements and ensure they are met
-Maintain records of project deliverables
At my previous company:
-Plan details (who, what, when, how)
-Communicating between departments and workforce
-Observation and meeting of Maintenance needs
-Sourcing of reliable and cost effective sub-contractors.
-Maintain records for future reference
At current company:-Successful, in-budget and on-time delivery of all projects managed with satisfied customers-Changed choice of material to reduce cost of subcontracted work, while maintaining part effectiveness;-Reallocated workforce to maintain project deadline.
At a previous company:-Engineered part picking sequence on generic Bill of Materials to optimise delivery of parts for manufacturing process on all Shuttle Car final assembly. This lowered lost inventory, and spread out the load of paperwork. (Unquantified); -Successfully motivated the procurement of a new horizontal borer: analysed current machining time, calculated efficiency improvements, determined payback period (although budget constraints disallowed the actual purchase, machining time was to be reduced by 40%);-Designed alignment jig for manufacture of spade, which reduced defective parts by 10%;-Designed supporting safety jig which increased 6S score in section by 6% (Safety & Sorting)
At a previous company: -Established consistency between the different volunteer lead teams for weekly meetings;-Modelled current electricity requirements and recommended a suitable generator to run the complete campus, which was later procured;-Procured generator and set it up to run the bare minimum needed to run the campus
Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Thorough, systematic, and results driven Project/Mechanical Engineer, with a drive to ensure the success and sustainability of the work undertaken by his company. Has a desire to help people succeed and give them the opportunity to contribute to the team. Possesses distinct skills in problem solving, planning and management, learning systems, and communication with management and workforce.
Ideal business title:
Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Project Management, Sustainable Solutions, Conceptual design, Team Leadership
Skill area of competence:
SAP R3P Module
1 year Industrial Refrigeration
3 years Heavy Manufacturing: 1 year Project Engineer; 2 years Process Engineer
Ideal company (culture and values):
A company with good, strong leadership and values. One that prioritises excellent customer service, and that wants the best for their employees.
What do you absolutely love doing?
Orchestrating the practicalities of a project, coming up with the best solution, making people feel appreciated, teaching people that want to learn
Motivation to move (please select): Small company with limited current and new projects
Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.
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