Assembly Product Engineer (Night Shift)

A leading automotive component manufacturer situated in KwaZulu-Natal is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Assembly Product Engineer (Night Shift) to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Develop new products in line with customers and licensor specifications.
  • Provide injection moulding and polymer processing expertise for range of products.
  • Manage projects through project planning, project execution and accurate reporting on projects activities.
  • Develop bill of materials (BOM) and formulate product costing quotations when required.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and/or suppliers to ensure new product or tooling introduction.
  • Liaise with licensors or customers to obtain technical information and ensure its relevant utilization in product and process design including development.
  • Compile quality system documents (ISIR Reports, Audit Actions, CAR`s, G8D`s, etc.)
  • Commission tooling and develop process-set recipes for moulded products.
  • Compile and maintain process documentation, i.e., Control plans, FMEA, Work instructions.
  • Assess current products in view of design improvements and cost reduction.
  • Provide production support for any operational requirements including processes and product innovations.
  • Mentor production associates and manage any assigned trainees.
  • Perform jig & fixtures/ tooling conceptualization, development & industrialization.
  • Provide troubleshooting expertise to resolve Injection Moulding equipment, systems, and process problems.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and problem solving to provide technical support to production teams.
  • Support OEE activity in allocated focus areas to reduce downtime and scrap.
  • Identify and initiate possible adjustments and modifications to the lines to improve efficiencies.
  • Support the setters and team leaders when experiencing processing or throughput problems.
  • Develop and repair robot grippers, fault find on robots, servo drives, production equipment, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  • Monitor production processes, including cycle times, change overs, start- ups and shut-downs.

Key Requirements:

  • BSc / B-Tech / Higher National Diploma: Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5 years injection moulding, process set up and tool qualifying experience.
  • Project management, product development and drawing experience.
  • Willingness to work constant night shift and perform ad-hoc day shift duties at management’s discretion.
  • 3 years Vehicle Automotive industry experience
  • Experience in development of automotive products

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to manufacturing@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0856 or Nehelene at 021 180 0869 or connect with them on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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