Posted time 16th January 2024 Location Port Elizabeth Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 5 years project planning experience in the automotive
  • Salary: R negotiable

Join our client who is a leader in the automotive manufacturing sector based in the Eastern Cape. They are currently looking for Project Engineer (Mechanical) to join their final assembly plant

Job Description and Responsibilities      

  • Formulating and compiling detailed product specifications in order to ensure proper implementation of facilities, machines, equipment, tools and services.
  • Creating facility layouts in Micro Station (HLS), comparing product data, viewing facility designs in Catia V5 and creating process plans as well as costing in Tecnomatix Process Designer & Process Simulate.
  • Managing the approval of funds for purchasing the required facilities, machines, equipment, tools or services by compiling, issuing and monitoring the Finance process.
  • Compiling detailed investment plans and directing funds for the purchasing of required facilities, machines, equipment, tools, services and installations.
  • Control and direct Buy-Off of new facilities by supervising try-outs, commissioning and measuring (dimensional) of these new facilities in order to ensure production process is ergonomic and capable of producing the required quality and consistency to the company Standard.
  • Conducting trials during VFF, PVS and O-Series and implementing corrective actions in order to ensure production readiness for start of production and series build.
  • Organizing training of Production and Maintenance personnel during VFF, PVS, O-Series build and series production on the correct use of the equipment and facilities.
  • Coordinating, monitoring and providing advice during design reviews and ensure that all respective parties’ inputs are taken into consideration.
  • Formulating, supervising and controlling Project Timing plans with the aid of MS Project and other project management skills.

Education and Experience required

  • National Diploma in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant Project Planning experience within the Automotive Industry (Assembly preferred)
  • Skills, Attributes & Other requirements
  • In-depth knowledge of production processes, layouts and facilities
  • Knowledge of jigs, fixtures, gauges, press tools and vehicle build processes
  • Excellent insight in total automotive Engineering, planning, manufacturing systems and pre-calculated costing practices
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Assembly and Complete Vehicle build processes
  • Have strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)
  • Must have good analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Must be assertive and have facilitation skills
  • Must have ability to negotiate and communicate at all levels
  • Be extremely motivated, flexible and able to perform in stressful environments
  • Must be willing to travel internationally at short notice

Submit your application to before 22 Jan 2024

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