Posted time 19th September 2023 Location Port Elizabeth Job type Full-time

An automotive OEM based in  P>E is looking for a dynamic Engineer to join their Production – Pilot Hall Department.

Job Description and Responsibilities      

  • Coordinating, motivating and leading a team of cross-functional engineers to analyse and resolve product and process deviations.
  • Investigating build, Audit and process related problems. Leading root cause analysis, liaising with other departments, establishing and implementing corrective actions and ensuring sustainability of actions.
  • Preparing and presenting process, product and Audit related issues with detailed analysis and corrective actions for findings to advise Management regarding achievement of Quality and Production KPI’s.
  • Participating in vehicle Buildability Forums in order to define, document and improve key production processes for new and existing products relevant for the plant.
  • Definition of key processes and critical points for all production shops with focus to solve fitment issues and process improvement
  • Developing and proposing product or process changes for series production in order to improve processes throughout all shops
  • Participating in the build of pre-series vehicles by actively contributing in build meetings, preparing problem / corrective action documentation, process improvements and training requirements
  • Liaising with overseas counterparts in order to achieve all Quality and Production targets for the introduction of new models into Production

Education and Experience required

  • National Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree in Mechatronics
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience at Engineer level within an automotive or engineering environment

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements


  • Knowledge and experience in Vehicle Manufacturing Process
  • Analytical ability and creativity for problem solving
  • Must be computer literate (MS Office)
  • Competency in CAD
  • Good communication skills, team player, high engagement and self-driven ability


  • Good knowledge of the vehicle Product development processes (PEP)
  • Good knowledge of Systems; KPM; Hyper KVS; Connect and Avon
  • Experience with virtual analysis tools in a CAD environment
  • Specialized knowledge of vehicle assembly processes and vehicle build knowledge

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