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  • Posted: May 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • FLSmidth has since 1882 been the leading supplier of equipment, services and expertise to the minerals and cement industries. FLSmidth supplies the minerals and cement industries globally with everything from engineering, single machines and complete processing plants to maintenance, support services and operation of processing facilities. With approximately...
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    Production Engineer (Witbank)


    • You will be part of the Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and South Asia Region Production Engineering Team based at our Emalahleni Manufacturing facility. By joining this team, you will have the chance to work in an international environment involving different cultures and different challenges.

    Purpose of the role

    • Responsible for the management, coordination & planning of the various, commercial, manufacturing and technical tasks associated with the execution of jobs. Ensure the successful execution of newly manufactured and refurbished equipment within a manufacturing environment. To ensure that DIFOT, Quality, Cost and Safety targets are met at all times.

    Your responsibilities
    Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Customer and FLSmidth business requirements are met at all times.
    • Work is conducted in accordance with accepted engineering practices and FLSmidth standards.
    • Effective communication and coordination on assigned jobs between all disciplines and project participants as well as expediting of interdepartmental deliverables.
    • Detailed hand over, scope of work clarification and project/job/work planning and scheduling.
    • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans in conjunction with management and colleagues to accomplish goals and directing the integration of activities.
    • Assigned projects/jobs are completed on schedule, at the right quality and within budget.
    • Management and coordination of on-time material / part deliveries as well as stock item availabilities.
    • Functional responsibility for the planning activities of the business.
    • Monitoring of job progress and technical support and guidance for the workshop.
    • Ensure that the needs and expectations of the customer are clearly defined and understood.
    • To coordinate the collection and dissemination of technical information within FLSmidth and between the company and the customer as well as delivery after work is completed
    • Customer progress feedback and communication during execution of jobs.
    • Assess the condition of components / equipment sent for refurbishment and to determine the scope of supply for projects, prepare the bill of materials and formulate product refurbishment processes and procedures in conjunction with FLSmidth engineering departments and technical centres.
    • Where applicable, consult or negotiate with customers to prepare and obtain approval of fabrication and refurbishment project specifications.
    • Identify and address technical or commercial issues, propose engineering alterations where required to optimise production efficiency and product offering.
    • Assist with the development and preparation of detailed procedures and technical specifications for the manufacturing, refurbishment, quality assurance, assembly, testing, packaging, transportation and commissioning of FLSmidth equipment. Assist in process development for optimization.
    • Evaluate project performance of the various functional areas at the facility. Where applicable, make recommendations to facilitate improved operational effectiveness.
    • Review and approve quality control plans as applicable.

    Technical support and guidance of supplier related activities on new and refurbishment activities.

    • Coordination and / verification of quality control processes of manufactured and refurbished components internally and externally at suppliers.
    • Supervise the disassembly, assembly, testing and on-site commissioning of equipment when needed.
    • Perform administrative functions such as the reviewing and writing of reports and making recommendations regarding the procurement of materials or outsourced services.
    • Management of invoicing processes and financial close out of jobs.
    • Management and control of job financial reporting for accurate accounting purposes.
    • Arrange and chair job close out meetings as applicable.

    What you bring

    • A formal Mechanical Engineering qualification – BSc. Mech. Eng., B Tech Mech. Eng. or NHD Mech. Eng.
    • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience.
    • Experience and knowledge of assembly and production environment.
    • Project Management accreditation will be an added advantage.   
    • Strong computer literacy. (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and CAD)
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the industry, competitors and rotating mechanical equipment would be beneficial.

    What we offer 

    • As an equal opportunity employer, FLSmidth embraces diversity and equality by promoting an environment of inclusion. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply – the more diverse our employees are, the stronger our team is.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to FLSmidth on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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