Planning Engineer
Mecs
Gauteng, South Africa
5d ago
source : findojobs-za

Duties : Include but are not limited to the following : · Understanding the technical, quality and delivery requirements of the jobs to ensure customer expectations are met.

  • Undertaking site and equipment measurements and converting them to working sketches. · Converting sketches into neat and well laid out manual working drawings and CAD drawings to relevant standards and codes of practice.
  • Applying the relevant drawing standards and good drawing office practice. · Applying relevant design and manufacturing codes of practice and standards.
  • Collecting relevant technical books and brochures to building up a technical data base to understand the group products as well as those from competitors.
  • Being fully computer literate and competent on the relevant computer drafting packages, i.e. Auto CAD Lite and Auto CAD, Solid Edge, Inventor and any other relevant package.
  • Being able to select, design and detail group products to customers requirements. · Compiling Bills of Materials, item take-
  • offs, preparing component details, and arranging material optimization (nesting etc) in liaison with stores controllers and workshops · Estimate man hours and material costs and compile quotations.

  • Mentor and train learners. · Undertake courses and studies to fully understand the technical aspects of the metallurgy, cutting, fabrication and welding of stainless steels, carbon steels and fiberglass.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained in good working order and safety criteria are met where necessary. · Filing drawings and documentation in a neat, orderly and retrievable manner.
  • Be proactive to changes in the workload so that adjustments can be made to optimize outputs and minimize costs. · Ensure that housekeeping is to high standard of lay-
  • out, storage, neatness and cleanliness, i.e. : a place for everything and everything in its place. · Liaison and co-operation with the marketing, estimating, production, quality, purchasing and stores functions to ensure optimum completion of the jobs.

  • Assisting management with projects where necessary. · Any other duties required by management. Qualifications · Formal qualification in Mechanical Industrial or production engineer.
  • Time served learnership in Drafting or Engineering · Experience in planning scheduling and workshop programming in Fabrication · Strong Computer Skills in the relevant design software, excel and Microsoft project, Primavera, Autocab · Excellent supervisory skills
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