Leader in the field of precision mechanical manufacturing seeks to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Engineer at their premises near Cape Town.

For the position you would be required to have:

B. Tech/ B. Eng/ B. Sc or National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Around 5 years’ experience in high volume manufacturing environment
CNC Machining experience will be an added advantage
Experience in: prototype and product development, project management
Proficient computer skills: 3D parametric design package, preferably Solid Edge/ Solid Works, also MS Office suite
Responsibilities would include you to:

New product introduction; from designing to releasing product, following the concept, development, risk mitigation, qualification process and company’s design guidelines for optimal manufacturing process and cost.
Utilise the Development team as a resource for realising concepts
Perform rapid prototyping using available resources i.e., 3D printing, Development facility etc.
Customer support with regards to RFQs, considering manufacturing feasibility, accurate costing, and meeting customer requirements
Perform and assist with technical investigations, compile technical reports detailing findings and recommendations
Validate new products to ensure high durability, performance and customer satisfaction.
Design new test equipment, assembly jigs and fixtures
Compilation of manufacturing process documentation for current and new projects.
The construction of working models from the minimum of drawings and information.
Monitor quality reports on existing products and contribute with the analysis process by proposing and implementing corrective actions.
Conduct benchmarking exercises to ensure company is abreast with new technology, to maintain competitive advantage.
Investigate Engineering change requests and action promptly.

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