Our client is a global industry leading manufacturing company, specializing in high quality products for energy transmission and distribution networks. They are based in our great capital, Pietermaritzburg, KZN. They are seeking a skilled mechanical engineer with supervisory design experience to join their team.
Main job function:
The purpose of the role is to manage the Design team responsible for ensuring the availability of tooling designs for all products produced by the Company.
The position reports directly to the Product Development Engineering (PDE) Manager.
Diploma/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
3 years supervisory design experience in a manufacturing industry;
Experience in the electrical power transmission and distribution industry a distinct advantage.
Key Skills and Knowledge Required:
Skills and abilities:
Communication i.e. both written and verbal
Attention to detail
Budget input and controls
Resilient and ability to withstand high levels of pressure and deadlines
Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders
Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team
Personal credibility – display high ethical standards and competence in design
- Mechanical design
- Legal knowledge required (as amended):
Engineering Profession Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act
Basic understanding of South African Labour Laws
- Personnel Management
- ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and related systems
- Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel & Projects– Intermediate to advanced level
- CADD (Computer Aided Design and Draughting) – Intermediate to Advanced Level
- Mastercam or CATIA programming - Intermediate to Advanced Level
- Solidworks - Intermediate to Advanced Level
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.