Mechanical Design Engineer - with experience in Gauteng - Process Automation

Process Automation

Process Automation (Pty) Ltd is a dynamic and growing company, manufacturing a wide range of Measurement Systems and Customised Solutions for the Process Industries. Process Automation (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1980.Initially serving the Southern African market, Process Automation has since expanded its operations into continental Africa, Australia, Greece and South America with tens of thousands of installations operating successfully throughout the world.Process Automation employs in excess of 200 people located at its Headquarters & Factory situated in Randburg, South Africa and its 5 strategically situated branch offices throughout South Africa.Process Automation's strengths are its expertise, professionalism and strong focus on after sales support. This results in a successful outcome on every project. Recruiter from sector Engineering, located in Gauteng, From 201 to 500 workers

    About this job ad 15 December


  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • While in-house training will be provided, an added advantage would be applicable to candidates with work experience in the mechanical design field for conveyor systems and / or in the material handling field. Minimum skills required, but not limited to, includes: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects, AutoCAD, Inventor/Solids work. Must be self motivated, have good organizational skills, be able to work under pressure and be a team player. Contact will be made with short listed candidates only. Please do not apply if your are not qualified with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. All other applications will not be considered. CV, incl reference list, is required.
    Qualifications required:
    B.Eng, BSc or B-Tech in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering (proof of degree / equivalent qualification is required, supported by applicant’s complete academic record)
    Essential Competencies include:
    • Must be self-motivated,
    • Having good organizational skills,
    • Being a definite team player, as well as being able to work well on his/her own.
    • Having a passion for detailed design work
    • The ability to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure
    • The ability to work long hours and overtime when required
    • Having strong problem solving and innovative design ability
    • The ability to pay attention to detail
    • Having good time management skills and being punctual
    • The ability to multi-task
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (English- both written & spoken)
    • The capability of solving complex problems/projects (i.e. out-of-the-box thinking).
    • The ability to work efficiently, accurately and meticulously (especially when doing
    tedious computer entry and paperwork)
    • Project management (added advantage).
    Day to day functions includes (but not limited to):
    • Planning of daily activities to meet project/task deadlines + time logging on jobs
    • Timeous reading and dealing with correspondence (multiple e-mails per day)
    • Detailed Design & Drawing work - From conceptual hand sketches to in depth 3D modeling, drawings and stress analysis/simulations
    • ISO requirements in terms of reporting, specifications, distributing registers etc
    • Assisting with
    o creating & maintaining parts/boms/specifications &
    o project costing/quoting/monitoring
     for Enterprise Resource Planning System – ERP
    • Taking responsibility of new design projects for customers, from enquiry to implementation phase, incl.
    o Site visits to determine client’s needs
    o Costing and quote compilation
    o Order processing into Production environment
    o Detailed design & drawing creation & issuing
    o Sourcing out non-stock equipment
    o Interfacing with other in-house depts., clients, suppliers on project
    o Creating parts list schedules(up to 2000 parts per design/project, up to 500 drawings)
    o Day to day project progress monitoring
    o Timeous feedback to clients via MS Projects
    o Attending site visits /meetings and assisting/overseeing installation & hot commissioning of project
    • Providing specialist technical(mechanical) support on projects and related equipment via telephone or e-mail
    • Processing of Sales Orders (engineering evaluations, verification of prices and specification of equipment to be supplied, drawing/documentation requests, waybills to production).

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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Ad summary

  • Mechanical Design Engineer - with experience in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Process Automation
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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