Applications Engineer JHB

Location: Johannesburg, Isando, South Africa
Date Posted: 11-05-2018
 
JOB  – APPLICATIONS ENGINEER
 
Suitable and interested applicants are invited to apply for the above position available.
 
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
 
  • Optimise existing product designs to meet customer requirements
  • When necessary design new products in accordance with  company International standards
  • Arrange for prototypes to be manufactured and tested, both in the development and in the field
  • Responsible for controlling all drawings within the company, including revisions and re-issuing of updated drawings in line with quality standards
  • Carry out projects as identified in the Engineering Meeting and as decided on by the Engineering/Technical Executive
  • Responsible for assisting with the development and designing of tooling and other production equipment
  • When necessary research and source technical equipment for quality control, production, and maintenance purposes
  • Assist the QA department to ensure that the client meets all aspects of it required Quality Standards
  • When necessary assist customers with identifying and correcting problems in the field 
  • Assist the Manufacturing Executive in identifying and implementing process and product improvements with the main aim of improving efficiencies and aligning with the International production developments
  • Assist with the renewal of the SA plant in terms of automation and cost reduction
  • Chair and administrate the Engineering Meeting on a weekly basis
 
FORMAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
 
  • 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • A Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University in South Africa
  • Drawing Office Skills and the use of Solidworks and/or other CAD software
  • Quality Management to ISO9001, Environmental management to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 knowledge and skills
  • Rail industry knowledge would be advantageous
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