Temporary Posm Structural Engineer, Durban

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2047019528
Temporary Posm Structural Engineer, Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified February 27, 2024


Job Title: Temporary POSM Structural Engineer
Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Temporary POSM (Point-of-Sale Materials) Structural Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and engineering various temporary point-of-sale displays, fixtures, and structures. Your expertise in structural analysis, materials selection, and manufacturing processes will be crucial in ensuring the structural integrity, functionality, and aesthetic appeal of our clients' POSM.
1. Design and Engineering: Develop innovative and practical structural designs for temporary point-of-sale displays, fixtures, and structures that meet client requirements, brand guidelines, and industry standards.
2. Structural Analysis: Conduct structural analysis and calculations to ensure the strength, stability, and safety of the designed POSM structures.
3. Materials Selection: Identify appropriate materials based on their mechanical properties, durability, cost, and manufacturing feasibility.
4. Prototyping: Create physical or digital prototypes to evaluate and validate the structural design, functionality, and assembly of the POSM.
5. Manufacturing Guidelines: Prepare detailed engineering drawings, specifications, and assembly instructions for manufacturing processes, considering factors such as material thickness, tolerances, joinery techniques, and production efficiency.
6. Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, production managers, and vendors, to ensure the integration of structural design requirements with aesthetic and branding considerations.
7. Supplier Coordination: Liaise with external suppliers and manufacturers to obtain quotes, resolve technical queries, and ensure the accurate and timely production of POSM structures.
8. Quality Control: Perform quality checks and inspections during the manufacturing process to ensure compliance with design specifications and industry standards.
9. Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of design changes, calculations, and manufacturing guidelines for future reference and knowledge transfer.
10. Continuous Improvement: Stay updated with industry trends, emerging materials, and manufacturing techniques to enhance the efficiency, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness of POSM structural design.
1. Experience: Proven experience 5 years in structural engineering, preferably with experience in the design and engineering of temporary displays, fixtures, or similar products.
2. Technical Skills: Proficiency in structural analysis software (e.g., SAP2000, ETABS) and 3 D modeling software (e.g., Auto CAD, Solid Works) for design and engineering tasks.
3. Knowledge of Materials: Strong understanding of materials science, including the mechanical properties and manufacturing characteristics of commonly used materials in display and fixture construction, such as metal, wood, plastics, and composites.
4. Structural Analysis: Experience in performing structural analysis, including load calculations, finite element analysis, and static/dynamic analysis, using appropriate software tools.
5. Manufacturing Processes: Familiarity with manufacturing processes, fabrication techniques, and assembly methods for point-of-sale materials, ensuring designs are optimized for production efficiency.
6. Attention to Detail: Meticulous eye for detail, with a focus on accuracy, precision, and quality control.
7. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with internal teams, external suppliers, and clients.
8. Problem-Solving Abilities: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve structural and manufacturing challenges.
9. Time Management: Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Temporary posm structural engineer

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