Junior Mechanical Designer, Johannesburg – Ref: 1114072-7

  • B.Eng
  • Johannesburg,
  • Posted 12 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1114072-7

Job Description:

Our client, that is a mechatronics innovation and development company specializing in automated machine building, robotics and specialized tooling, currently has an opportunity for a top calibre, qualified candidate to join its Mechanical Design team in the role of Junior Mechanical Designer.

The successful incumbent will hold a Mechanical Engineering qualification and be proficient with Solid Works.

Position details:

Conceptualize and design of mechanical prototype (mainly) as well as standard machinery components for industrial applications.

Analyse mechanical functionality of systems, including Finite Element Analysis for structural, fatigue, thermal, vibration and acoustics (from time to time required).

Analysis and specification of electro-mechanical, electro-hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.

Develop manufacturing drawings in accordance with applicable company standards using Solid Works.

Interface with Customers, Vendors, Production Managers, Procurement for component selection, manufacturing and assembly.

Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics.

Confer with Automation Engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information.

Maintain and keeping as built drawings up to date.

Specify system components or direct modifications of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.

Country: South Africa
Location: Johannesburg

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum qualification:

Mechanical Engineering, BTech or BEng – University Degree preferred

Solid Works experience is required

Proficient in 3D CAD modelling – specifically Solid Works and FE analysis

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent problem solving and time management skills

Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge

Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

Knowledge of electronic equipment and computer hardware and software (advantageous)

Self-motivated and highly organized

Background in automated engineered systems preferred

Company Description:

Our client designs and manufactures advanced control, communications and I/O for process control.


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

Junior Mechanical Designer, Johannesburg – Ref: 1114072-7

Junior Mechanical Designer

Junior Mechanical Designer


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