Mechanical Design Engineer, Mineral Process Equipment – Spartan, Gauteng – Ref: 1026839-164


Ref: 1026839-164

Job Description:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Process Engineering Manager
Job description / core competencies:

Key responsibilities:
a) Product and Process Development
– Promote the development of our technologies and increase the general knowledge level within the company
– Develop creative ways to streamline company processes and increase internal efficiency
– Continually develop and improve support models for customer support and service centre
– New technology and product development
– Work with the PR, marketing, and sales departments to establish a go-to-market strategy

b) Test work:
– Conduct test work and determine the suitability of available equipment to the client’s requirements
– Produce technical reports and specifications in connection with any test work performed
– Assist the customer in understanding the demands of the material and the implications of machine selection on upstream and downstream processes

c) Product Realisation:
– Create product definitions tailored according to clients’ needs
– Create and register items and bills of materials in the relevant information system to allow for the procurement of machines/spares/equipment
– Commission new equipment to meet the company and the client’s operating requirements
– Assist in ensuring that any manufactured components are manufactured to the highest levels, by means of accurate drawings, technical descriptions, quality requirement lists etc. as well as interaction with the supplier and relevant procurement representative

d) Product Support and System Optimisation
– Liaise with customers through the relevant customer support consultant to develop an understanding of the customers’ needs
– Conduct investigations into equipment failures and any customer operational concerns
– Conduct system audits of customer sites to determine system efficiency and assist in plant optimisation
– Produce technical reports detailing any failure investigations as well as audits/optimisation exercises.

e) Engineering Management
– Manage engineering processes (ECPs, drawing requests, QIRs etc.)
– Administer the engineering system (Network data, machine register, manuals, IPCs etc.)
– Assist in ensuring component drawings and QRLs are accurate and drawn to company requirements

Location (country, city): Spartan, East Rand

Job Qualification & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar technical qualification)
Minimum of 4 years Engineering Experience in a similar environment

Required skills:
Process and materials handling design experience required
Structural design experience advantageous
Knowledge and experience with CAD
FEA Analysis experience advantageous
Basic software development skills preferable
Excellent technical knowledge
Excellent written communication and presentation skills
Good commercial awareness
Good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas
Work autonomously with minimal supervision
Out of the box thinker
Agile and solution driven
Ability to prototype quickly
Data driven
Good team-working skills
Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
Start-Up experience advantageous
Own transport / valid driver’s license

Company Description:

Industrial Equipment Supplier

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

Mechanical Design Engineer, Mineral Process Equipment – Spartan, Gauteng – Ref: 1026839-164

Mechanical Design Engineer

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