Kwena Human Capital

Technical Manager (Power Operation)

at Kwena Human Capital  

Full-time
in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
created 1 month ago
Expires 12 Dec
viewed 4
Salary: 400.000 - 600.000
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Read more My client in the cable industry is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team in Pietermaritzburg.
Duties & Responsibilities Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: Monitor and support of the site manufacturing department on all problems which may affect quality of products manufactured Conduct feasibility studies on the acquisition of manufacturing or testing equipment Conduct evaluations of product failures and co-ordinate corrective measures and improvements as required Take responsibility for all new and existing product design requirements and reviews Support Cable Design department in relation to product design and maintenance of all aspects of cable design requirements within the Cable Design System and/or Cable design manuals Concentrate on Continuous improvement of product designs to improve processes, Quality, material usage and cost Conduct ongoing product validation through the evaluation of Cable Dissection reports and initiating the relevant follow up action through the Central Design Department and other site departments as required Take responsibility for new product development and trials in manufacturing.
Support the Group Materials objectives on evaluation of new and altemative raw materials and compounds Ensure that products and materials are effectively industrialized within the manufacturing environment including motivation for CAPEX for new and altered products to be manufactured, as applicable Develop and ensure that all products manufactured on site have adequate and effective inspection and test plans (within laboratories, test bays etc.) Conduct ad-hoc and specialized testing and investigations to act on issues of non-quality or quality incidents in support of the manufacturing site and/or customer complaints Co-ordinate all site Technical inputs related to or required for SABS, BASEC and VDE Quality audits as required by Group Quality Participate in formal structures related to the development and maintenance of product technical standards e.g.
AECMSA-TSC as may be required Maintain the Site Technical Specification library including documentation control Ensure that the company complies with the surveillance of sample requirements under the product permits via a site Bond Store or other appropriate means and to ensure that all product type testing requirements are fully adhered to and complied with Ensure the relevant authorizations are done in accordance with official procedures for change proposals, experimental orders, Technical details, FX and PACE procedures etc.
Manage all Technical sub-sections and associated budgeting requirements i.e.: Laboratories, Test Bays, Quality Controls, specification library etc.
Support the central materials development department through the processes of new raw trials and approvals Represent the site technical department in all off site and on-site meetings as required Desired Experience & Qualification NON-NEGOTIABLE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering OR BTech in Electrical Engineering At least 8 years of experience in Cable Design/Product testing and development in a manufacturing environment, at a management level Read More...
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