Product Engineer

Position:

Product Engineer

Description:

Our client, a National Automotive Component Manufacturer, is looking for an Prod Engineer.

Must Have:
• BSc / B-Tech: Mechanical Engineering
• 3 years Vehicle Automotive related experience
• Project management experience
• Design and drawing experience
• Preferably product development experience with automotive products

Responsibilities:
• Design and develop new products in line with customer and licensor specifications and selected technology at budgeted costs and within agreed timing & prototype developments
• Manage new project and Engineering specification testing
• Project planning, project management, costing and status reporting
• Develop Bill of materials and formulate product costing quotations
• Responsible for process design and associated paperwork related to the process
• Liaise with licensors / customers to obtain timeous technical information and ensure its relevant utilization in product and process design and development
• Compile and submit approval request documentation for product approvals
• Liaise with suppliers regarding the development of new products/tooling and provide technical assistance
• Compile and maintain the FMEA’s
• Assess current products in view of design improvements and cost reduction
• Design, manage and commission new processes & production support
• Manage any assigned trainees
• Innovation of product and processes and implementation of innovation
• Jig & Fixtures/Tooling conceptualisation, development & industrialisation
• ISIR reports – Review & Approval
• Mentor Production associates
• Lead OEE activity in allocated focus area and process scrap reduction
• Design out warranty and quality related customer problems
• Self-develop electronic competence in the medium term as per work requirements
• Generate manufacturing improvement ideas (1/month)
• Any Activity based on operational needs

Salary: R 26K – R 30K + benefits

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Engineering Manager

Position:

Engineering Manager

Description:

Our client, a Leading Packaging Manufacturer, is looking for an Engineering Manager

Must Have:
• Minimum 8 years’ experience in a Senior Engineering role in Manufacturing (Packaging or FMCG preferable)
• BSc or B.Tech Engineering degree (Elect/Mech) advantageous
• 5 - 8 years Projects and Maintenance Management experience essential
• Intermediate to advances Excel
• AutoCAD experience advantageous

Responsibilities:
• Accountable and Responsible for managing and driving all Engineering projects
• Preparing and Managing the Services and Engineering Projects budgets
• Driving cost reduction initiatives in the Services space (e.g. energy efficiency)
• Providing Maintenance Assurance in Production, Moulds and Services
• Designing and Implementing maintenance systems in Production and Services
• Managing of the Services(Plant and Field) and Engineering teams
• Managing and ensuring compliance with ISO18000 (OSH) and best practices
• Responsible for SHE for the region (including chairing of H&S meetings, IOD’s etc)
• Trend analysis and driving of positive H&S and cost reduction trends and behaviours for the region
• Managing the central Workshop and Mould store to Polyoak Stds, this includes responsibility for mould maintenance, repairs, investigations, trending etc
• Managing of Field Services (customer based fillers installation and maintenance)
• Providing technical solutions and support to Customers who use our Fillers for ad hoc issues and problem solving

Salary: R 1.2 – R 1.4M

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Business Manager

Position:

Business Manager

Description:

Our client, an international Chemicals & Petro-Chemical Business to Business Distributor, is looking for a Business Manager with strong Technical Sales experience.

Must Have:
• Relevant technical degree (Chemistry or Chem.Eng) and Commercial/Business qualification
• Min of 3 years Technical sales experience, preferably in Petrochemical industry
• Report Writing and Presentation skills are a pre-requisite
• Strong numerical skills
• Strong IT skills including MS Office, Excel and Power point
• Previous experience in CRM, ERP systems (JDE, SAP) will be an advantage

Responsibilities:
• Manage existing customers
o Maintaining and developing a positive relationship
o Manage pricing to customers
o Develop customer buying to growth business through expanded product offering
o Payment collection and compliance with credit policies
o Manage customer quality requirements
• Bring new customers on board
o Through variety of channels identify new customer leads
o Engage with potential customers and convert to buyers
• Identify new market opportunities
o Customer intelligence
o Competitor information
o Market trends
• Working relationship with other functional teams
• At all times work in compliance with statutory laws and company policies and procedures

Salary: R 840K CTC + Performance bonus

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Production Support Engineer

Position:

Production Support Engineer

Description:

Our client is looking for an Production Support Engineer

Must Have:
• Diploma Mech Eng, or B-Tech: Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification
• 1 to 3 years related hands on experience in Manufacturing Environment with tooling related roles
• Design and drawing ability and experience
• Product knowledge and experience with automotive heat-exchanger products (preferable)

Responsibilities:
• Attending to process tooling related breakdowns/production support
• Develop and implement productivity improvements/ manufacturing improvements
• Machine/Tooling optimisation and upgrades
• Co-ordinate and carry out preventative maintenance on tooling/machines
• Be responsible for ordering, maintaining and upkeep of all fin tools
• Co-ordination and ordering of critical spares/tooling as per plan with product engineer
• Ensure critical tooling spares are maintained at all times & record keeping is up to date
• Training of setter/operators where necessary
• Assist engineers with proto development and other builds
• Perform/assist with furnace tracking as per schedule
• Perform fin resin casting, machining polishing and maintain fin MDR records as per schedule
• Data collection, generation of reports and analysis
• Liaise with suppliers and manage various tooling ordering programs
• Managing, supervising and guiding tool cleaner according to relevant KPI’s
• Other duties deemed necessary by the departmental manager for optimal running of plant

Salary: R23K – R 25K + Benefits

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Project Engineer

Position:

Project Engineer

Description:

Our client, a leading Water solutions Project implementation Company, is looking for an Project Engineer

Must Have:
• BSc, BTech Mechanical Engineering or similar
• Basic to Working knowledge of Civil and Electrical Engineering disciplines
• A post-graduate qualification in Project Management will be a distinct advantage
• ECSA Registration
• 5 years' experience in Project Management in EPC and EPCM multi-disciplinary industrial environments
• Computer Literacy in relevant project and business management packages
• NEBOSH, SAMTRAC or similar SHE qualification(s)
• Sound knowledge of the PMBOK knowledge area
• Sound knowledge of JBCC, NEC, GCC, FIDIC and other relevant suites of building contracts
• Sound knowledge of procurement mechanisms and tender development
• Sound theoretical knowledge and technical ability for installation leadership of Water and Wastewater plant and equipment will be advantageous
• General knowledge of engineering sciences and technology applications in the water and wastewater treatment fields will be advantageous
• Working knowledge of SHE and Quality assurance methodologies and practices
• Project Engineering and Project Management Skills
• Proven track record in managing high performance professional teams
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, and effective presentation skills
• Proven ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated, creative solutions

Responsibilities:
• Project Execution
• Project Design & Development
• Client relationship management
• Business Development
• Technical Capacity Development
• Intellectual Property Development
• Delivery of leadership and management of all Project Engineering aspects of EPCM and EPC projects, including project review and business implementation of lessons learnt
• On-Site leadership and project execution of project
• Interface/ interdependencies management for all aspects of project, on- as well as off-site
• Accountable for delivery of project KPI’s and project management triangle
• Deliver on all governance and compliance requirements for the project
• Facilitate the change management aspects of the project
• Accountability for S&H Management of project
• Develop and maintain project documentation
• Project Risk management

Salary: R 600K PA

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Senior Project Manager

Position:

Senior Project Manager

Description:

Our client, a leading Water solutions Project implementation Company, is looking for a Senior Project Manager.

Must Have:
• BSc, BTech Mechanical Engineering or similar
• Basic to Working knowledge of Civil and Electrical Engineering disciplines
• A post-graduate qualification in Project Management will be a distinct advantage
• ECSA Registration
• 15 years' experience in Project Management in EPC and EPCM multi-disciplinary industrial environments
• Computer Literacy in relevant project and business management packages
• NEBOSH, SAMTRAC or similar SHE qualification(s)
• Sound knowledge of the PMBOK knowledge area
• Sound knowledge of JBCC, NEC, GCC, FIDIC and other relevant suites of building contracts
• Sound knowledge of procurement mechanisms and tender development
• Sound theoretical knowledge and technical ability for installation leadership of Water and Wastewater plant and equipment will be advantageous
• General knowledge of engineering sciences and technology applications in the water and wastewater treatment fields will be advantageous
• Working knowledge of SHE and Quality assurance methodologies and practices
• Project Engineering and Project Management Skills
• Proven track record in managing high performance professional teams
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, and effective presentation skills
• Proven ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated, creative solutions

Responsibilities:
• Delivery of leadership and management of all Project Engineering aspects of EPCM and EPC projects, including project review and business implementation of lessons learnt
• On-Site leadership and project execution of project
• Interface/ interdependencies management for all aspects of project, on- as well as off-site
• Accountable for delivery of project KPI’s and project management triangle
• Deliver on all governance and compliance requirements for the project
• Facilitate the change management aspects of the project
• Accountability for S&H Management of project
• Develop and maintain project documentation
• Project Risk management
• Relationship management of existing client portfolio and for past project owners
• Participation in new Business Development to source, develop, and secure new business
• Technical Capacity Development
• Intellectual Property Development

Salary: R 1m PA

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Junior Production Engineer

Position:

Junior Production Engineer

Description:

Our client, a leading Automotive Component Manufacturer in Pinetown, is looking for an Junior Production Engineer

Must Have:
• National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering / B-Tech Mechanical Engineering
• 2 years Vehicle Automotive related experience
• Good mechanical aptitude and hands on type individual
• Preferable project management experience
• Design and drawing experience
• Intermediate level of Computer literacy with Excel, Word, PowerPoint & CAD
• Product development experience with automotive products will be advantageous

Responsibilities:
• Offer technical assistance to the production to meet targets, goals and standards
• Manage the replacement, procurement and commissioning of spare tooling for breakdown and production support
• Liaise closely with Engineering with respect to all new product introductions and requirements
• Coordinate and implement spare tooling registers and control system
• Participate in planning and execution of plant moves and re-arrangement
• Need to be involved in multi-disciplinary activities within manufacturing, production, process, quality and tooling area
• Production problem solving and timeous resolving tooling related break downs
• Report monthly on critical metrics (Engineer Dashboard)
• Involvement in PFMEA, TPM, HIRA and DSC activity
• Analyse problems using RCA methodology for QPR and warranty issues
• Investigate and implement ideas for ISO 5001
• Offer technical assistance to the production to meet goals and standards
• Manage the replacement, procurement and commissioning of spare tooling for breakdown and production support
• Liaise closely with Engineering with respect to all new product introductions and requirements

Salary: R 23K + benefits

Contact:

Contact Person: Jessie Buxton

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: jessie@schlemmer.co.za

Core Winder Operator

Position:

Core Winder Operator

Description:

Our client, a Core Winding manufacturer, is looking for Core Winder Operator

Must Have:
• Grade 12 /Senior Certificate
• Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience
• Willing to work night shift

Responsibilities:
• Carry out production, inspection, packaging and machine operation duties – in line with the job specification
• Set up core winder and ensure that all materials are readily available
• Effectively monitor production and record all quality checks
• Ability to accurately read all measuring equipment required for quality checks – Caliper, Scale, Tape Measure
• Working knowledge of high speed machinery
• Ability to load paper onto the core winding back stand – Physical stamina and strength
• Ability to responsibly direct and lead a team
• Maintain a safe and clean work space
• Follow established Health and Safety rules and company regulations
• Committed to quality, safety, good communication and attention to detail.

Salary: Negotiable

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

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