Project Engineer (Mechanical)
Staff Solutions Recruitment
Portelizabeth, South Africa
6d ago
source : Executive Placements

Duties :

  • Develop new manufacturing technologies and methods
  • Improve existing manufacturing processes and capabilities
  • Develop methods and processes for the manufacture and characterization of new products
  • Develop methods, measurements and processes to improve existing products
  • Support manufacturing improvement initiatives, including variability reduction, defect reduction, process control improvement, 6-Sigma
  • Plan, organize and execute major workstreams on projects to deliver improvement and step change capabilities
  • Project work scope typically includes design, development, manufacturing installation, start-up and acceptance
  • Role includes individual contributor and project workstream leadership responsibilities
  • Manage internal and external vendor resources to complete project deliverables
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and methods to resolve challenges
  • Support problem-solving in manufacturing, including root cause identification and resolution
  • Apply process engineering knowledge, skills and experience from concept through delivery of process and equipment at manufacturing locations.
  • Projects Involved with : Developing methods, processes and measurements for the manufacture of new products. Developing machines, methods, measurements and processes to improve precision, quality, cost and efficiency of finished part attributes.
  • Support manufacturing improvements, variability reduction, defect reduction, process control, capacity and 6-Sigma.

  • Manage improvement portfolios such as capital, cost reduction, and Performance Excellence.
  • Analyzes project goals and designs / modifies production equipment to meet quality standards and production quantity goals.
  • May encompass job duties in facilities and manufacturing disciplines. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

    Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Provide project workstream leadership, technical and process engineering skills to meet department goals and objectives.
  • Requirements :

  • Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 7 years'' experience in manufacturing, engineering or development
  • Leadership potential demonstrated on project teams responsible for implementation of new processes or equipment into manufacturing
  • Soft Skills (Communication / Team / Leadership)

  • Self-starter, able to function with a high level of independence
  • Communicates effectively in writing and in a group setting
  • Interpersonal skills open, engaging, enables others
  • Leadership potential
  • Ability to perform in team or matrix environment
  • Autocad
  • Technical competence in process engineering
  • Experience successfully developing and delivering technical projects to manufacturing
  • Project leadership aptitude, including ability to achieve results through matrix organization or team
  • Achieve results through application of rigorous project management methods, such as 6-Sigma
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at technical problem-solving and decision-making
  • Emissions monitoring and reporting
  • Knowledge on health and safety management systems, procedures, and programs
  • Energy Management skills
  • General Machine Regulations (GMR2.7 Appointment)
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