Draughtsman, Mineral Processing Equipment – East Rand, Gauteng – Ref: 1026839-162


Ref: 1026839-162

Job Description:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Primary purpose is to perform the following:
1. Create and maintain product specific design and drawing information (Kawasaki, Hazemag, etc), and
2. Translate design information and specifications from engineers into Concept, Basic and Detail drawings.

Job description / core competencies:

  • Quality Management:
    – Follow engineering processes based on global best practices and relevant international standards. (ISO 9001, OHS Act, MHS Act of SA, company policies and procedures)
    – Reviewing drawings and standards in accordance with BS308.
    – Create drawings in accordance with BS308.
  • Drawings:
    – Follow Drawing Office Procedure: S01‐00150‐007‐01
    – Create and maintain product specific design and drawing information:
    i. Create drawings to company standards
    ii. Maintain drawings to company standards
    – Design
    i. Concept
    – Layout and interface to product
    – Component and system changes/ modifications/ improvements
    ii. Basic
    – Design for form, fit, function
    iii. Detail
    – Create manufacturing drawings
    – Assist engineers in creating QRL’s
    – Maintain drawing information
  • Use of Engineering Systems:
    – BAAN
    – CAD System
  • General:
    – Assisting with queries (Drawing and design information)

Key performance indicators (KPIs):

  • Product Development Design (Concept, Layout, 3D Design and Modelling)
  • Product Realisation – Manufacturing drawings (Create and Check)
  • Engineering Management – Support Engineering (ECP, QIR, DR)
  • Product realisation and Product Support – Support to Procurement

Limits of authority/ responsibility:

Information Systems:

  • Use of standard office equipment
  • Use of Microsoft Office packages for: e‐mail correspondence, electronic calendar; producing documents; compiling statistics, spreadsheets databases; presentations, producing organization charts.
  • iBAAN
  • Various CAD packages


  • Create and review design documentation with the assistance of engineers (Drawings, Specifications, QRL)


  • Following strict procedures and processes dictated by ISO processes and company’s engineering procedures
  • Dealing with general enquiries, deciding when to refer up.

Communication and working relationships:

  • Internal: Engineering/ Drawing Department. All staff as required, across the organisation, at all levels.
  • External: Manufacturers and Suppliers (for technical information).
  • Tact and diplomacy are always required when dealing with confidential matters and staff issues/ concerns.

Working conditions and environment:

  • Standard office environment
  • Working across all sites/ departments
  • May be required to travel from time to time



  • Lifting of documents/ files or boxes of records when archiving or storing.
  • Seldom moving of furniture and stock
  • Occasional travel & site visits as required


  • Supporting team with a variety and continually changing workload, tasks, and projects.
  • Working to deadlines
  • Unpredictable demands of the job and interruptions
  • Concentration required for reviewing documents and accuracy of drawings according to machine/ client specifications


  • Exposure to confidential information regarding Product design and Drawings

Location (country, city): East Rand, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Draughtsman Certificate or Diploma
Minimum of 5 years’ experience
Excellent technical knowledge
Mechanical knowledge and experience
Knowledge and experience with CAD
Presentation skills
Attention to detail
Good problem‐solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas
Good team‐working skills
Mentoring skills
Inter‐personal skills
A high level of computer literacy, particularly computer‐aided design
Own transport / valid driver’s license
The ability to prioritize and plan effectively
Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Technical aptitude

Company Description:

Industrial Equipment Supplier

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Draughtsman, Mineral Processing Equipment – East Rand, Gauteng – Ref: 1026839-162



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