Mechanical Design Engineer or Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 7 March

Resolution Circle

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  • Description

    • Interface with clients to obtain User Requirements
    • Use innovative ideas to solve and implement new product ideas
    • Use CAD software (Solidworks preferred) to design and model ideas
    • Design and document models for manufacturing (rapid prototyping, field prototyping and testing, pre-production prototypes)
    • Optimize designs and material choices for manufacturing processes and cost
    • Research new materials and methods of development
    • Set up and perform test scenarios for concept, functional and reliability testing
    • Verify and validate that prototypes conform to clients’ specifications and expectations
    • Dependent on experience: will be the lead on projects
    • The successful candidate will report to the Head of Department / Lead Engineer or to the Senior Manager: Engineering
    • In-depth knowledge in Computer Aided design tools (Solidworks is preferred)
    • FEA and other analysis tools
    • Computer Aided Manufacturing skills
    • Design methods for manufacturing
    • Knowledge of metal, composites and plastics fabrication processes, including tooling
    • Excellent technical documentation skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Professional personal presentation
    • Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and solve problems effectively
    • Must be able to lead a project (size determined by experience)
    • Must be able to mentor or lead a team of young engineers
    • Good people skills
    • Innovative
    • Energetic

    • 2 to 15 years of relevant design experience
    • Design for manufacturing experience
    • Prototyping experience
    • Must have a B.Sc or B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: A
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Mechanical Design Engineer or Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Recruiter

    Resolution Circle

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

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