Process Engineering Executive

Process Engineering Executive

Job Title: Process Engineering Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West Province
Reference: JN -032019-15331
Contact Name: Cindy Deysel
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 13:37

Job Description

  • Plans and controls technical resources in support of process and product improvement, to ensure cost reduction
  • Implements technically innovative strategies and investigation techniques to support manufacturing operations in an efficient and effective manner
  • Design and establish new processes which translates user requirements into system / sub-system functions within the company’s business processes
  • Leads and participates in the following
o Risk assesments
o Technical and Quality investigations 
o Process (raw material to final product) analysis
o Technical trouble-shooting and rapid problem-solving
  • Assist Product Development Group during product or process development and ensure a smooth industrialization of the equipment
  • Evaluation, specification and optimization of present operational systems in terms of effectiveness
  • Attend and participate in technical meetings 
  • Compiling and reviewing process related documentation
People Management and Development
  • Establish interfaces between suppliers, operations and clients to provide process specifications as required to fully implement process improvements
  • Provides technically innovative mentorship to plant personnel to aid the simplification of process and manages students to develop technical skills needed for plant support
Financial Management
  • Gives input to annual budgets & forecasts
  • Measures and controls costs and overhead expenditure
  • Originates capital expenditure proposals
  • Tracks progress to cost containment initiatives and manages and reports regularly
Compliance to Legislation and Business Systems
  • Ensure designs, projects, modifications and installations adhere to appropriate regulations within OHS Act and Explosive Act
  • Adheres and Implements Rheinmetall Denel Munitions Policies and Procedures and ensures compliance to ISO Standards with respect to SHE/Quality/Engineering
  • A minimum B-Eng / B.Sc/ B-Tech Tertiary education. Preference will be given to Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering
  • 5 Years’ experience of leading a team at Middle Management level
  • Broad experience in a development and manufacturing environment (Explosive / Engineering / Technical)
  • In depth knowledge of SHE/Quality Systems, other computerized project management tools and process improvements techniques 
  • Fully computer literate and has excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with ERP / MES systems
  • Advanced systems engineering training
  • Good communication, planning and organizing skills
  • Self-motivated, independent and tenacious individual who is results driven
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills and the capability to interact with people at all levels
  • Analytical and a strategic thinker with good judgement
  • Proven problem solving abilities on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Independent and has adaptability to work under pressure
  • A self-starter with a concern for standards and results orientation
  • Flexible and has a positive self-image
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and understanding of financial statements
  • Ability to apply mathematic techniques to the solution of practical problems

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