A company, specializing in Leather products, requires the skills and experience of a Process Engineer (permanent position).
The position is based in the North-West area of Pretoria.
Duties and responsibilities : Manage the operation of the knife section as a service department to the Leather & Foam Cutting processesEnsure cutting knives are made, ordered or repaired as per the requirements of the templatesEnsure knives / Master Temples / Working Templates and Layouts are distributed as requiredCo-ordinate new projects on cut part / kits in collaboration with Plant ManagerImplement change levels for the following tech data to be updated : Packing slips, Explosion pictures, Layouts, Knife Identification, Internal notice on CHG levels for 2 weeks on tablesSupervise current procedures and improvement projects including new methods of making knives Manage all Approvals, Stamping, & Auditing regarding knives, packing slips, layouts and explosion picturesManage knife costings and control all quality functions in the knife areaEnsure departmental consumables and raw materials are in supply and order as requiredManage the Foam Cutting process, including stock control of foam rolls, cut foams and supply to laminatingCoordinate disposal of waste from foam cuttingDaily reporting to the Plant Manager Assistant regarding all roll and cut part stock usedCoordinate process improvements including new forms, completion of Corrective Actions & LOP Manage people, equipment and resources accordinglyCreate new markers for new models or improvements for better material savings including digitizingMonitor cutting board usage and changes in productionMonitor the Perforation, Bonding process and Stamping process from a technical process & machine set-upManage Technical projects (CAD, Creation of Mylars, Packing Slips, Cutting of Samples, etc.
Stop any non-conforming processDecide in collaboration with Project Engineer on submissions, samples etc.
as needed by customers
Matric / Grade 12 (or equivalent)Engineering Qualification (Industrial / Mechanical)5 years experience in automotive leather, preferably leather cutting processComputer literacyTechnical Troubleshooting skills