Mechanical Design Engineer

South Africa

Job Purpose

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will produce specifications for, design, develop, manufacture and install new or modified mechanical components or systems. You will work on all product stages from ideation and development to design and manufacture, through to installation, final commissioning and productization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing for components and manufacturability
  • Conducting environmental testing, qualification of development and production hardware and FEA mechanical modelling
  • Implementing instrumentation and data acquisition systems
  • Rapid prototyping of development hardware
  • Providing technical consultancy on critical design elements and technical design reviews
  • Preparation of mechanical and electrical schematics, test and measurement equipment, mechanical drawings and tolerance, process control systems
  • Experimental design and statistical analysis Assist in fabrication processes and getting hands-on in manufacturing Quality control and inspection of design data packs

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or in a related field 2-5 years of experience working in engineering
  • Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing mechanical systems and products
  • Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and statistics to solve problems Previous knowledge in electronics, sensor technology and automation Experience using CAD software such as NX, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar
  • Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

Our Offer

We offer challenging tasks in an international environment Career development potential in a steadily growing company

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