Engineering Project Manager (B.Eng Mechanical (aeronautical option)) – Ref: 63976 – Enshrine Candidate VP Marketing

Candidate location: South Africa, Gauteng

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Designation: Engineering Project Manager

Highest qualification type: Degree

University: University of Pretoria

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Years of experience: 10 to 20 years

Cost to company: R1.15 mil – R1.3 mil

Company size: 10001 +

Division: Programme / Project Management

Seniority level: Manager / Dept Head / Lead /Senior / Principal Engineer

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  Baccalaureus in Engineering (Mechanical (aeronautical option))

Professional Designations/Registrations: 

Candidate Engineer ECSA

What is your current/ most recent job title?

Engineering Manager

What is the primary purpose of this position?

Integration between the client, owner and EPCM teams to produce the feasibility technical report deliverables to the company standards and specifications

What are the core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order for you to achieve your primary purpose?

Client and other stakeholder input, feedback and buy-in
Give correct technical steer to the EPCM
Multi and cross functional integration
Monitor and approve technical deliverables and report back up into organisation

What are some of your greatest achievements (When and how have you saved your employers time, money and resources)?

Successfully managed the engineering deliverables of a R2billion project value pre-feasibility study and obtained gate approval for these.

Progressed the Feasibility study engineering deliverables of the same project up to options selection stage and successfully completed the option selection process.

Successfully managed a R50m project that was operational critical and had technical design challenges and implementation challenges with minimal impact on production.

Managed the Design and Fabrication of High technology plant equipment to replace under performing equipment.

Was hands on responsible for several high tech aerospace and defense projects from concept through to final product

What is the business title of your ideal position?

Engineering Manager
Project Engineer
Engineering Design Manager
Design Engineer

What are the key responsibilities and accountabilities of your ideal position?

Managing the Engineering Process
Generating new Ideas and Concepts
Solving Engineering challenges

What are the manufacturing processes/ technologies that you have experience in relevant to your ideal position/ next career steps?

Engineering Management
Project Management
Budget estimation
Big picture thinking
Problem Solving
Contract management
Schedule management
EPCM management
Construction
Commissioning
Design
Finite element analysis
Structural audits
Fabrication
Composites (carbon fibre, kevlar)
Aero and Defence

Describe your career in years of experience per sector/industry/commodity serviced:

Aerospace and defense / composites – 5 years
Mining Projects – 9 years

Describe the kind of company you would like to work for including the culture and values it should possess:

It should have respect for it’s workers
Honesty and integrity in business
Teamwork and a coherent atmosphere
Give space to achieve results
Reward performance

What do you absolutely love doing?

Find a solution to a design or other type of problem that satisfies as many parties/criteria as possible.

Motivation to move (please select): Retrenched

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.