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(Area:) Prospecton
(Salary:) Market Related


Global automotive manufacturer  requires a suitably qualified Mechanical Engineer with experience in Project Management, Facilities, Equipment and Tooling (FET) for their paint plant.

This is a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract


  • FET Planning – must be able to accurately establish cost estimate for input into product brief & reply for budget approval and establish detail schedules in order to meet project milestones
  • FET Procurement – Establish basic equipment specification and compile close tender bid package with clear and concise scope of work for both local & TMC procured facilities
  • FET Installation preparation – Equipment buy off at Vendor (VTO) or TMC. Installation preparation including plant layout based on schedule management
  • FET Installation /Commissioning – Close collaboration with plant / Vendors & TMC to ensure safety compliance as well as quality and other production related targets are achieved on time and within budget
  • Handover – Compile data from production trials & co-ordinate handover from Local & TMC divisions to PEPD then finally to Plant

Minimum Requirements:

  • NQF 6 – S4 Qualification in Mechanical (minimum 360 credits) and 8 years working experience
  • Project management experience essential
  • Knowledge of automotive Paint process and equipment (ED and TC)
  • Knowledge of Paint production systems
  • Knowledge of conveyer, and transfer systems.
  • Knowledge of Paint applications and standards
  • Knowledge of Process control equipment viz. PLC’s, Proximity switches, photocells
  • High level of computer literacy is needed for this position.( Excel , Word, Auto Cad)
  • Project management
  • Facility, Equipment & Tooling specification setting
  • Measurement and Analysis
  • Troubleshooting – Equipment failure
  • Cost management
  • Budget control
  • Self Motivated
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Team work
  • Decision making and assertiveness

Please email Andrea Galloway: andreag@srgfp.co.za

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates.

Should you not hear from us within 14 days then please consider your application as unsuccessful