Our client is currently sourcing a Junior Mechanical Engineer who will work as an Application Engineer in Training. It would be advantageous if the person can speak German as he / she will be in constant contact with the parent company in Germany.
The successful incumbent will hold a BSc, BEng or MEng in Mechanical Engineering and have 2 years’ experience in the Automotive industry.
Position details : To ensure that : Customers are advised on the correct application of the company products. Customers are helped with all technical queries regarding the products.
Technical drawings are made to company format as described. Spare part lists and part numbers of the products are correct and up to date.
Technical issues that cannot be solved locally are done so with the help of company head office in Germany. Key Result and Performance Area : 1.
Product Support Help with specification and application of the correct product. Help with all technical queries from customers.
Adapt current products to best suit customer’s needs. 2. Technical Drawings Assist the Draughtsman with technical drawings and maintenance of drawings, including drawing change notifications as per QC 018.
3. Spare Parts Lists and Part Numbers Keep spare parts list up to date and create new spare parts lists as new part number are created.
Create and maintain part numbers. Engineering Change Control as per QP 1102. 4. General Technical Support Aid the customer support department with failure analysis and other technical issues.
Give technical support to the production engineering department. Needs to have a hands-on approach. 5. Adhering to company quality standards.
6. Adhering to company policies, procedures and disciplinary code. 7. Fostering a good and helpful working relationship with all customers and employees.
Location (country, city) : Johannesburg, Gauteng Job Qualification & Experience : 1. BSc, BEng or MEng (Mechanical) and 2 years’ experience in Automotive industry 2.
Fluent in English and preferably German (advantageous). 3. In-depth knowledge of company and trading products (training will be given).
4. Draughting and CAD basics. 5. Experience in Inventor and AutoCad advantageous 6. Welding basics (advantageous). 7. Knowledge of customer’s processes and application of products.
8. 2 years’ experience or more in a similar role.