*Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Industrial engineering or equivalent and 3–5 years’ engineering experience. Must be a South African citizen willing to relocate to the USA. *
Description:A premium product engineering and development company with a focus in the automotive sector has an exciting opening for a Process Engineer with the opportunity to transfer to their partner company in the USA after 1 year. The Process Engineer will report to the Director of Engineering and will be responsible for manufacturing engineering, industrial and process engineering related functions within their scope of responsibility at the company. Key functions include, but are not limited to, day-to-day production and quality support, facilities and tooling development, project management and introducing new products/options into production. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to readily adjust to changing priorities, is innovative and self-driven and has a hands-on approach to problem solving while working well within a team. The Process Engineer will further facilitate the seamless transition of new products and options into the production environment, perform all aspects of continuous improvement, including but not limited to, implementing lean manufacturing practices, 5S and visual management, throughput improvements, quality improvements, safety and ergonomics, tooling and equipment development for the efficient assembly of severe duty class 8 trucks, etc.
Key Requirements:A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Industrial engineering or equivalent and 3–5 years’ engineering experience. The candidate should have experience in Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, 5S and visual management and an understanding of time study/line balancing. Experience with Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks Composer and NX Unigraphics would be beneficial. The candidate must be a South African citizen, be willing to travel overseas for variable periods and be willing to relocate to the USA.
Additional Requirements:Strong analytical and technical skills to understand business practices, attention to detail, excellent in task management, comfortable in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, production-oriented and hands-on, ability to work under pressure, good Written and Verbal Communication skills in English and computer literacy with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
*Only candidates that meet all the requirements should apply
**Please quote “Process Engineer (W961)” in the subject line
***Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to cvs@scistaff.co.za