Solutions for a changing world. “Voted among the top employers to work for and 100 of Germany’s Most Attractive Employers – Engineering student 2017”.
One of the world’s top suppliers with ambitious growth targets. They set the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines. They devise solutions that turn change into opportunity.
Our client is currently sourcing a Mechatronics Engineer to design electrical systems in a munitions manufacturing environment for the plant engineering department, interface electrical systems with mechanical systems in order to create semi-automated production facilities as well as direct a group of electrical design draughtsmen to compile electrical design data packs and ensure that the technical quality of electrical designs are carried out in an economically efficient way and completion is on schedule and within budget.
Reports to: Design Manager
Primary purpose: Design of electrical systems in the munitions manufacturing environment for the Plant Engineering department. Interface electrical systems with mechanical systems in order to create semi-automated production facilities. Direct a group of electrical design draughtsmen to compile electrical design data packs and ensure that the technical quality of electrical designs are carried out in an economically efficient way and completion is on schedule and within budget.
Job description / core competencies:
Lead a team of electrical draughtsmen to produce manufacturing and installation drawings.
Ensure completion is on schedule.
Ensure design reviews of final designs are held with relevant stakeholders.
Manage the transition of electrical data into a PLM system.
Ensure availability of specified components and materials in designs for procurement.
Check drawings for electrical design, safety and quality.
Design of electrical systems to interface with mechanical systems with the assistance of an electrical draughting team.
Ensure that designs are maintainable and manufacturable.
Ensure standardization of components and equipment.
Do electrical design calculations for the suitable selection of components.
Do simulation of systems in order to optimize automation and production rates.
Design routing of cables and piping.
Compile data packs for C&I.
Interact with engineering team in order to gather sufficient inputs in order to design electrical and control systems.
Liaise with manufacturing, project managers, clients, procurement, suppliers and sub-contractors to monitor, advise and assist with the execution of the project plan.
Interact with C&I department in order to convey relevant information on electrical manufacturing and automation.
Assist C&I department with programming philosophy and intended functioning of equipment.
Provide technical support to manufacturing and electrical department.
Ensure all designs adhere to relevant SHERQ requirements and specifications as required by clients.
Country: South Africa
Location: Boskop (Potchefstroom)
Job Qualification & Experience:
Minimum B.Eng / B.Tech Mechatronic engineering (Mechanical and Electrical will also be considered).
- 5 years minimum experience in a plant and equipment design environment.
- Management of a drawing and CAD data configuration management system.
- Proficient in the use of SolidWorks, Eplan and AutoCAD.
3.Additional training or experience that will be to the benefit of the candidate
- Exposure to Explosive Regulations as set out in the OHS Act.
- Knowledge of explosive environments.
- Analytical thinker with good reasoning skills.
- Ability to interact with people at all levels.
- Ability to work precisely and methodically with minimum supervision, self-starting attitude.
- Technical writing and documentation skills.
- Be willing to travel domestically and internationally (may be extended periods up to 3 months).
Solutions for a changing world. Our client operates internationally as a successful company. Last year, they were once again voted among the top employers by students in an Engineering Edition, and “Universum Top 100 Germany’s Most Attractive Employers – Engineering student 2017”.
One of the world’s top suppliers with ambitious growth targets. They set the global standard for excellence in a wide array of disciplines. They place great emphasis on mobility and security. They devise solutions that turn change into opportunity. With their technologies in the automotive and defence sectors they ensure these changes follow a safe and reliable path.
With subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia their focus is on Asia, the Middle East, South America, South Africa and African countries.
The group offers broad opportunities for development to anyone who wishes to face new challenges, and not only in traditional management careers. As a technology group, our client pays particular attention to the skills of technical specialists.
Seize the opportunity to play a key role with this exciting Global Leader. Work on cutting edge technology.
This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.
Mechatronic Engineer, Potchefstroom – Ref: 1066415-11
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