You will be responsible for the development and execution of R&D projects and activity within the R&D framework and portfolio;
as well as broadly improve existing treatment plant system performance.
Your role will :
Interpret strategy, requirements or opportunities, and formulate appropriate R&D activity response.
Manage and co-ordinate R&D project activity per assignment area or interpreted strategy.
Understand, analyze and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of existing treatment plants.
Conceptualize, evaluate and develop new supporting systems for treatment plants.
Disseminate technology / know-how (tech-transfer) through reports, presentations, and discussion.
Support the operational readiness of new systems.
Formal qualifications :
Relevant Degree / B Tech or Equivalent in Engineering (Chemical / Metallurgy)
Registered Professional Engineer would be advantageous.
Additional requirements :
General computer literacy in the MS Suite is essential.
Medically fit to go to sea, and suitable to obtain Namibian temporary work visa and restricted area permit (RAP).
Computer software coding knowledge such as Matlab (advantageous).
Role-specific knowledge :
8 -10 years post qualification engineering experience (eg : analysis, detailed design, simulation, project design) coupled with proven R&D environment experience at a system level.
Expert use of MS Excel for simulation and modelling.
Design or development experience of mobile mechanized and automated treatment plant equipment (advantageous).
Data analytics experience in an engineering, technical or scientific context (advantageous).
Proven record of accomplishment of project management practice and skills on small to medium sized projects is required (greater than R1m but less than R10m).