Junior Mechanical Engineer (B.Tech or B.Eng, 0 – 2 years of experience) for Automotive Company based in Pietermaritzburg – Ref: 1208038

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Ref: 1208038

Job Description:

This is an excellent opportunity for a young or evenly newly graduated Mechanical Engineer to enter formal employment and gain experience in the automotive industry. The company is a joint venture with a massive network of dealerships across South Africa and a number of African countries. As the Junior Mechanical Engineer, you will mainly be involved on the production/assembly side of the business which, on average, produces between 600 and 800 heavy vehicles per year. You will report directly to the Head of Engineering and Technical, therefore a great opportunity to learn, be mentored and set yourself up for a very promising career in the automotive industry as a whole.

No prior working experience is required, however if you have been exposed to this sort of automotive/workshop environment (through vacation work for example) it will definitely count in your favour.

Do read further if this appeals to you: Create and maintain process sheets for vehicle assembly. Troubleshoot production line problems. Troubleshoot bill of material changes. Work as a team to introduce new models.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Head of Engineering and Technical
Key internal relationships: Production team
Job description / core competencies:

  • Create and maintain process sheets for vehicle assembly.
  • Troubleshoot production line problems.
  • Troubleshoot bill of material changes.
  • Work as a team to introduce new models.
  • Work as a team to introduce and evaluate quality and efficiency improvements to the production line.
  • Maintain technical specifications on parts.
  • Record and capture information such as data, pictures, etc.
  • Evaluate employees’ tasks and responsibilities.

Location (country, city): Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (B.Tech or B.Eng)
  • Computer literate (intermediate level)
  • Software programs:
    • MS Excel – intermediate
    • Adobe PDF
    • MS Word – intermediate
  • Team player
  • Experience: 0-2 years
  • Knowledge of automotive and workshop environments will be an advantage
  • Ability to explain concepts and work well with production personnel
  • Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

 

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

Junior Mechanical Engineer (B.Tech or B.Eng, 0 – 2 years of experience) for Automotive Company based in Pietermaritzburg – Ref: 1208038

 

Junior Mechanical Engineer

Junior Mechanical Engineer

 

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