Product Design Engineer - Heavy Duty Equipment

R 82.000,00 monthly uThungulu, KwaZulu-Natal 12 January

Colling Consulting

  • Description

    Product Design Engineer
    R 71 000.00 – R 82 000.00 pm CTC
     Take ownership and responsibility for the detailed software development which may include the following:
     Desktop applications supporting the embedded control system of the Bell Machines.
     Machine software applications running on our in vehicle display controller using Linux or WinCE.
     Embedded application development supporting machine control systems on the Bell Machines.
     Embedded application development supporting the telematic system on the Bell Machines.
     Assist with the embedded software development for our new machines under development.
     Perform necessary software engineering changes to improve our current product range.
     Assist cross functional teams with software development assistance.
     Be responsible to keep record of own daily time utilisation.

     4 Year University Master Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering.
     Applicants MUST have at least 8 years experience in developing C/C++ software applications.
     Applicants MUST have at least 2 years experience in developing Database applications.
     Software programming of embedded systems will be a requirement using either embedded C or C++ for Linux/WinCE.
     Previous work experience at Bell Equipment will be an added advantage.
     Working knowledge of an embedded compiler using Tasking or similar C compiler
     Working knowledge of a Linux compiler using Qt or Yocto (Eclipse).
     Working knowledge of Visual Studio or C++Builder.
     Working knowledge of MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle.
     Software programming of Linux systems will be an added advantage.
     Good understanding of software source control systems like Redmine, Subversion or Git.
     Good communication skills & ability to interact with other engineering teams.
     Knowledge of Bell product range will be an added advantage.
     Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office.
     Good Technical analysis skills and ability to interpret and apply engineering principles to a practical and cost effective solution.
     The skill and ability to conceptualise ideas based on design philosophies and project guidelines.
     A valid driver’s licence.
    Salary R 34 000.00 CTC
    Job Purpose
    To maintain plant equipment by meeting defined Key Performance Indicators with the focus on mechanical, electrical and some instrumentation work.
    Job Objectives
    • Performs general maintenance, fault finding, repairs or replacement on plant and equipment including electrical motors, switches, starters, circuit breakers, plc’s, variable speed drives. Pumps, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment. Basic instrumentation equipment.
    • Performs scheduled maintenance in his/her assigned area of responsibility, this includes cleaning and lubrication and testing of machinery.
    • Plans shutdown work for his/her area of responsibility.
    • Complies with Work Permit and lock out procedures.
    • Responsible for isolation and de-isolation of equipment as required by engineering or production personnel.
    • Performs MV and LV switching in accordance with established operating procedures.
    • Carries out statutory inspections with regards to OHS Act 85/93.
    • Assists as required with plant modifications.
    • Responsible for completion of job cards on the Pragma Maintenance System.
    • Performs shift duties.
    • Performs standby duties as required.
    • Safety awareness and adherence to safety procedures.
    • Housekeeping – maintains workshop and work area to required standard of housekeeping.
    • Training of maintenance tasks to operators for autonomous maintenance in designated area.
    Qualification and Experience
    • Trade Tested Millwright with extensive electrical experience.
    • 3 - 5 years post trade test experience ideally in maintenance of process plant and equipment.
    • Experience in mechanical repairs, hydraulics and pneumatics and screw compressors, air conditioning and refrigeration plant.
    • Knowledge of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
    • Ability to work without supervision.
    • Effective communication skills.
    Added requirements which will be an advantage but not essential:
    • Registered under section 11 of Electrical Installation regulations GNR 242/3/2009 (Wireman’s).
    • Training and experience with LV and MV switching.
    • Experience on Ups installations.
    • PLC Experience (Siemens, ABB DCS, Allen Bradley).
    • Experience in Packing machinery.
    PLEASE SEND THE FOLLOWING to *****************************
    A. Fully comprehensive CV in WORD format.
    B. Copy of last payslip
    C. Copy of qualifications
    D. Skype Address
    E. Drivers Licence
    F. Copy of ID
    G. 2 contactable referees, if you have any written references, please send those
    If you have not had a response within 7 days your application has been unsuccessful.

  • Number of vacancies: 2
  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Product Design Engineer - Heavy Duty Equipment

  • Recruiter

    Colling Consulting

  • Province

    uThungulu, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 82.000,00 monthly

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