Project Engineer (mechanical), Port Elizabeth

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2006411474
Project Engineer (mechanical), Port Elizabeth
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth,
Modified January 25, 2024


Project Engineer (Mechanical)

required for a leading automotive company based in

Applications are invited from suitably qualified & experienced employees to fill the above vacancy in Production – MPE Final Assembly Department.
Education & Experience:

National Diploma in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering
Minimum 3-5 years relevant Project Planning experience within the Automotive Industry (Assembly preferred)
Skills, Attributes & Other requirements:
In-depth knowledge of production processes, layouts and facilities
Knowledge of jigs, fixtures, gauges, press tools and vehicle build processes
Excellent insight in total company Engineering, planning, manufacturing systems and pre-calculated costing practices
Knowledge of Vehicle Assembly and Complete Vehicle build processes
Have strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project)
Must have good analytical skills with an innovative approach to problem-solving
Must be assertive and have facilitation skills
Must have ability to negotiate and communicate at all levels
Be extremely motivated, flexible and able to perform in stressful environments
Must have working knowledge of Technical German Language
Must be willing to travel internationally at short notice
Job Description and Responsibilities:
Formulating and compiling detailed product specifications in order to ensure proper implementation of facilities, machines, equipment, tools and services.
Creating facility layouts in Micro Station (HLS), comparing product data, viewing facility designs in Catia V5 and creating process plans as well as costing in Tecnomatix Process Designer & Process Simulate.
Managing the approval of funds for purchasing the required facilities, machines, equipment, tools or services by compiling, issuing and monitoring the Finance process.
Compiling detailed investment plans and directing funds for the purchasing of required facilities, machines, equipment, tools, services and installations.
Control and direct Buy-Off of new facilities by supervising try-outs, commissioning and measuring (dimensional) of these new facilities in order to ensure production process is ergonomic and capable of producing the required quality and consistency to company Standards.
Conducting trials during VFF, PVS and O-Series and implementing corrective actions in order to ensure production readiness for start of production and series build.
Organizing training of Production and Maintenance personnel during VFF, PVS, O-Series build and series production on the correct use of the equipment and facilities.
Coordinating, monitoring and providing advice during design reviews and ensure that all respective parties’ inputs are taken into consideration
Formulating, supervising and controlling Project Timing plans with the aid of MS Project and other project management skills.
Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Emily Lessing at

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Project engineer (mechanical)

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