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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2022
  • Bosch Holdings is a leading multi-disciplinary consulting, engineering, construction and operations management group, which incorporates a unique offering of skills development and project finance. Through four South African based operating companies and international offices in Africa and South America, we deliver world class, innovative solutions globally....
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    Mechanical Engineer

    Key responsibilities:

    • Producing, maintaining, and taking responsibility for mechanical engineering deliverables within a highly variable project environment, including:
    1. Equipment and vessel design utilizing finite element analysis and application of relevant codes and standards;
    2. Pump and piping system design and stress analysis;
    3. Equipment technical specifications, lists and detailed datasheets;
    4. Undertake site investigations and technical audits;
    5. Oversight, collaboration and interaction on the 3D modelling and design manipulation of equipment drawings, plant layouts and general arrangement drawings with design draftspersons;
    6. Input to process flow diagrams and P&IDs;
    7. Produce, review and analyse piping drawings and isometrics;
    8. Produce tender enquiry documents and adjudication reports;
    9. Lead and contribute to techno-commercial feasibility study assessments;
    10. Undertake construction management and quality control roles where required, including equipment and pumping systems commissioning and collation of OEM documentation; and
    11. Conduct effective Root Cause Analysis.
    • Effective contribution to multi-disciplinary engineering project teams;
    • Interfacing directly with Clients, mentors, project managers, discipline engineers and design draughts persons;
    • Contribute to the development of innovative and high-quality designs and deliverables using progressive technologies and BIM workflows; and
    • Effectively interfacing with Clients and stakeholders throughout the project life-cycle.

    Key requirements:

    • A BSc. Eng. or B.Eng. (Mechanical) qualification;
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer with ECSA;
    • At least 8 years of appropriate experience in the sugar or related heavy process plant industry (previous experience in a consulting environment will be an added advantage);
    • Sugar factory operational experience (added advantage);
    • A thorough understanding of engineering projects and a broad understanding of the other engineering disciplines, i.e. Process, Civil, Structural, Instrumentation and Electrical;
    • A thorough understanding of applicable standards and codes within the mechanical engineering environment;
    • A keen interest in technology and continuous improvement;
    • Relevant practical engineering experience;
    • Effective computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office, piping and mechanical equipment design packages including Plant 3D Inventor as well as FEA and CFD software (preferable);
    • Must be able to demonstrate interaction with plant personnel at all levels;
    • Experience in and have a key affinity for working within a Building information models (BIM) environment;
    • Experience in equipment, product storage, and piping system designs (preferable);
    • Must be an honest and effective communicator;
    • Must be a self-starter capable of managing deliverables against strict deadlines;
    • Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills;
    • Must be prepared to travel within and outside RSA borders.

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    Mechanical Engineer – Cape town

    This position will assist in increasing the Building Services work the region undertakes and have involvement in other industrial type projects handled by the regional office. Typical projects include multi-disciplinary engineering and project management in the Building Services sector.


    • Advise about, design, install and maintain cost-effective and energy efficient systems for building services such as water, lighting, heating, air conditioning, lifts, and telecoms.
    • Producing, maintaining and taking responsibility for all mechanical engineering deliverables required in the contract such as equipment specifications, general equipment arrangement drawings, piping drawings, input to PFDs, P&IDs, datasheets, equipment lists, tender enquiry documents, tender comparisons and commissioning documentation;
    • Managing the preparation of relevant proposals, negotiation, and marketing processes;
    • Lead and co-ordinate a multi-disciplinary engineering project teams on varying appointments within the Building Services sectors;
    • Provide technical and management and/or involvement throughout the project life-cycle, from inception, through feasibility into construction and commissioning;
    • Fulfil a lead engineering role on multi-faceted Building Services projects, where in instances, this could be performing such tasks whilst being on-site based;
    • Manage and maintain Client relationships and co-ordinate project execution within scope, time, safety  and cost requirements to the Client’s satisfaction;
    • Effectively manage sub-contractors as well as site staff;
    • Participation in engineering activities and interdisciplinary interfaces in close cooperation with the other discipline engineers;
    • Ensuring that all the projects are undertaken in accordance with the Quality Management System.

    The Ideal Candidate should 

    • Have a BSc. Eng (Mechanical) / B.Eng (Mechanical) / BTech (Mechanical) qualification;
    • Be registered or in a position to register as a Professional Engineer or Technologist with ECSA;
    • Have a minimum of 8-10 years appropriate post qualification experience in the consulting engineering sector;
    • Possess a detailed understanding of engineering activities required for consulting, engineering services, EPCM and EPC contracts;
    • Possess a broad understanding of, and have interacted with other design engineering disciplines, i.e., Process, Civil/Structural, Instrumentation, and Electrical;
    • Have strong leadership and management skills in managing project teams;
    • Be competent in managing all commercial and financial aspects of projects, including terms of appointment, fees and invoicing/forecasting, project profitability, and debtor control;
    • Be experienced in the compilation and submission of tenders and proposals for procuring consulting engineering work;
    • Be skilled in networking with potential clients / business partners and to secure work;
    • Have personal attributes aligned with the Bosch Way (Values and Culture);
    • Be prepared to travel within and outside RSA borders;
    • Be capable of functioning independently and as part of a project team.

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