Senior Mechanical Engineer
Stonebridge HR Solutions
Durban, KwaZulu Natal, ZA
5h ago

A well-known FMCG company is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with product lifecycle management (PLM), finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) experience.

The ideal candidate will come from the FMCG industry and have experience with edible oils.

Education :

  • BSc degree in Engineering
  • Skills / Experience required :

  • 7-10 years experience within a similar role
  • Working experience with product lifecycle management (PLM), finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided engineering (CAM) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAE)
  • Familiarity with 2D or 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g., AutoCAD, ProE or other)
  • Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (ANSYS, ProMechanica or similar)
  • Mathematical computing and analysis tools knowledge (Matlab, Excel, LabView etc)
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc.
  • Creativity and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
  • Technical writing skills
  • Design skills
  • Job Description :

  • Designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods.
  • Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs and applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.
  • Confirms system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods and properties.
  • Develops mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials;
  • and soliciting observations from operators.

  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.
  • Assures system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished-product and system capabilities; and confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures;
  • and requesting special services.

  • Maintains system and product data base by writing computer programs and entering data.
  • Completes projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Please apply directly, by clicking on the apply button or visit www.stonebridgehr.co.za for more exciting opportunities.

    If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on file for any further suitable positions.

    For more information contact : Cherise Breytenbach at cherise stonebridgehr.co.za

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