Mechanical Engineer – Manufacturing Industry – R900K – R750K

Hire Resolve’s client is a leading manufacturing company situated in Johannesburg, which is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join their team of professionals.


  • Managing the physical assets under his/her control with regards to running order, preservation and increasing plant efficiency
  • To supervise and plan running of daily tasks of the plant mechanical section
  • Ensure smooth and efficient maintenance operation of Brakpan factory
  • Ensure good maintenance standards to minimize down time and cost
  • Recommend maintenance schedules for all equipment in the section and ensure that these schedules are maintained
  • To inspect all sections of the plant frequently and to assess demands that will be made on the Engineering department, to action plans accordingly
  • To do fault finding on machines, and to improve plant efficiency by optimizing the available equipment
  • To identify improvements in the process that could be made by modifying or replacement of plant and to bring such information to the attention of management
  • Generate reports from SAP PM for analysis as required by management
  • To identify and conduct such training on mechanical systems, standards and best practice
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline and adherence to company procedures and required safety standards
  • Ensure that both he/she obeys safety regulations and observe safety precautions as laid down in the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act
  • Lead project teams to ensure World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects are completed timeously
  • Prepare CAPEX applications for improvement projects
  • Ensure a clean and organized work environment in line with 5S
  • Ensuring contractor compliance to all SGCP standards and procedures
  • To inform plant management of all situations or conditions that could result in downtime and to take all such remedial action as is necessary to minimize downtime as a result thereof
  • Negotiate, in the company’s interests, with suppliers of equipment and services. Ensuring that proper specifications are given to such suppliers, and that work done by such is of the required standard
  • Perform other tasks as specified by the Engineering Manager
  • Reporting of Safety and Environmental Incidents (TF 1-5, EVE) as required


  • BEng Mechanical
  • Lean / WCM / TPM Qualification
  • Management / Leadership qualification and advantage
  • 5 years experience in an manufacturing environment
  • PM & EEM experience an advantage


  • Salary: R750K/yr – R900K/yr, negotiable
  • Training and Development
  • Family Leave

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 connect with her 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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