Project Engineer

at MPC Recruitment
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Engineering
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg


Job Description:


Our large manufacturing client, based in JHB seeks a dynamic Project Engineer to join their team.


The successful applicant will be responsible for the following: (amongst other duties)


  • Overseeing installations of various new multi-million-rand machines and technology


  • Overseeing assigned Engineering and technical projects


  • Ensuring customer satisfaction with respect to all Engineering projects


  • Overseeing machine and automation design projects


  • Developing and implementing project schedules and forecasts


  • Coordinating and checking of engineering deliverables


  • Reporting monthly on project status and change orders


  • Planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of projects


  • Assisting in the preparation of engineering project and machine acquisition proposals


  • Assisting in the coordination of pricing, estimating, scoping strategies for proposed projects and in the development and preparation of technical specifications


  • Assisting in the preparation or modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, permits and designs for project


  • Implementing successful engineering and automation projects


  • Communicating extensively with assigned project Clients, external customers and suppliers, both overseas and local


  • Involved in new product development and prototyping Requirements


  • BSc Mechanical, Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering degree


  • Have at least 1 year’s working experience in a related role


  • Project Management Diploma would be advantageous


  • Have at least 1 - 2 years Project Management experience would be advantageous


  • Competency in 3D – CAD design (AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks)


  • An ability to communicate at all levels


  • Be familiar with ISO procedures


  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels


  • An ability to negotiate effectively


  • A strong ability to think logically and rationally


  • Be highly computer literate especially excel skills


  • Be assertive and forthright


  • Be enthusiastic, positive and self-energized


  • A strong financial and commercial aptitude


  • Excellent problem-solving skills


  • Excellent numeracy skills


  • An ability to work effectively in team


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