Position - Mechanical Designer in Medium Voltage Switchgear Service.
Location: Longmeadow JHB
? The main purpose of this position entails the Mechanical design for Primary, Secondary, Retrofit, etc. switchgear products. Key accountabilities for this position include, but not limited to (detailed below under “job content”)
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities
? Must have knowledge of Sheet metal design
? Must have knowledge off fabricating new designs from scratch
? Must have SAP Knowledge
? Assisting/advising workshop personnel during the manufacturing/fabricating process of mechanical components and assemblies
? Improving existing designs and process
? Design to Order (DTO)
? Maintain drawings and designs in accordance with IEC, NRS and SABS specifications
? Work with the Quality Department to define problem areas and implement product improvements
? Participate in engineering and general design reviews
? Refine and complete designs after design review meetings
? Produce supporting documentation and Bills of Material
? Conduct research, interaction and negotiations with customers and suppliers when necessary
? Maintain a high level of communication between the Design Department and the Production
? General technical (product and/or process) support to Project and System Engineers.
? Reporting the projects progress and status to the Operational Manager
? Defining specifications and standards for engineering projects
? Make the project team aware, implement and comply with the company Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Systems and procedures.
? To keep themselves abreast in developments in technology within company.
? Able to work independently and under pressure.
? Travel to site in or outside South Africa when is required
? Solving challenging engineering problems
? Have attention to detail and ability to take initiative
? Introducing new concepts and products to the engineering team
? Be self-motivated, able to work under pressure with constantly moving priorities
? Be able to effectively deal with colleagues, superiors and customers at all levels
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
? Good design/engineering skills and problem solving abilities
? Software: Solidworks, AutoCad, SAP, etc
? Sheetmetal design
? Experience in a manufacturing/design environment
? Switchgear experience is an advantage
? Minimum N6 National Diploma or higher in Mechanical Engineering
? Advanced computer literacy MS Office, Word and Excel
? Must be able to use a varied degree of measuring equipment
Prior work experience:
? Mechanical Design/Engineering (minimum 8 years)
? Electrical design/Testing Experience should be an advantage.
? Mechanical Sheet metal design