Senior Mechanical Engineer, Johannesburg – Ref: 951146-1

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Ref: 951146-1

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to produce cost effective and technically sound mechanical designs and source suitable mechanical equipment through the procurement department within the required time frame to support project deliverables and objectives. and source suitable.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a person with sufficient maturity to command respect from those he/she deals with, whilst possessing enough energy and passion.

The successful incumbent will have 8+ years’ experience in projects (feasibility studies and/or execution projects) in the EPC/EPCM environment; ideally within the mining and minerals or petrochemical sector. Must have a BSc or BTech in Mechanical Engineering with professional registration with ECSA.

Position details:

Project Life Cycle
Develop a discipline design strategy and design criteria to suit the unique project/client requirements.
Produce regular project status reports.
Provide input into the development of the project schedule, POP and SCOP.
Generate technical specifications with requirements for each package.
Compile technical enquiry packages and technical tender evaluations to ensure accurate placement of orders.
Assist in developing, managing and controlling the discipline cost and man-hour estimates.
Produce discipline specific designs according to schedule and budget.
Manage and control changes to budget and schedule.
Identify potential risks/delays and explain discrepancies.
Maintain effective engineering input/output of design office.
Ensure development and optimization of mechanical layout drawings through the design office.
Review supplier documentation for compliance with technical requirements.
Generate post-project feedback.

Communication
Maintain effective inter-discipline interface and communication
Understand other discipline requirements and communicate own requirements..
Ensure sufficient informal interaction between disciplines.
Gather feedback from other disciplines for design purposes.
Manage and interface with suppliers and contractors to meet project objectives.

Systems and Procedures
Ensure adherence to the internal Project Management Operating System.
Apply and review associated discipline Engineering Standards.
Continuous Improvement.
Provide suggestions for improving internal work methods and procedures on an ad-hoc basis.

Quality and Safety
Regularly review and contribute towards improvement of procedures and systems.
Ensure all QA procedures and guidelines are followed in all daily activities.
Participate in quality assurance audits.
Monitor vendor quality.
Monitor site quality.
Adhere to all quality and safety requirements of the SGS management system.
Perform any other reasonable tasks as assigned by direct line manager.

Location (country, city): Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

8+ years’ experience in projects (feasibility studies and/or execution projects) in the EPC/EPCM environment; ideally within the mining and minerals or petrochemical sector.
Must have a BSc or BTech in Mechanical Engineering with professional registration with ECSA.
Previous working experience in maintenance/operations on a mine will be an added advantage.
The candidate must ideally have experience with a wide range of mechanical equipment such as conveyors, crushers, screens, pumps, cranes and hoists, feeders, mills, scrubbers, compressed air systems, feeders and tanks
Must have the ability to operate independently (minimal support) as a lead engineer on projects and mentor and supervise junior engineers.

Company Description:

EPCM – Innovation solutions for mining and mineral industries

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

 

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Johannesburg – Ref: 951146-1

 

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

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