My client, an established engineering firm in Durbanville is seeking to employ a Lead Design Engineer to be responsible for the technical management of a design team specialising in design work for the automotive industry. The candidate will report to the Director of Engineering.
- Four year B. Eng or B.Sc degree in Mechanical Engineering
- Approximately five years post-graduate engineering design experience, preferably in the Automotive environment.
- Be willing to travel to overseas from time to time.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Interface with management to help establish and prioritize the utilization of design resources.
- Delegate work to assigned resources.
- Directs and guides design engineers on technical related issues.
- Manage project / task time lines to ensure that agreed milestones are reached and to communicate and plan for non-compliance in a timely manner.
- Take responsibility for the technical soundness and compliance of designs to the customer’s, and general engineering practices and standards.
- Organize and lead “internal” design reviews to ensure that designs that are reviewed with the customer are properly checked for soundness and compliance.
- Lead design reviews with the customer and suppliers
- Perform CAD Design (3D Modelling, Create 2D Drawings, Maintain Bill of materials)
- Assist with general personnel management activities to ensure the wellbeing of all and the creation and maintaining of a trusted and highly regarded engineering organization.
- Integral part of performance review process
- On the job training of team members
- Ensure accuracy of project management software (resource loading, dates, task status)
- Review new project/task scope of work and assist with quotation process
- Scheduling and hosting of internal and external design reviews
- Ensure technical and CAD data integrity of designs
- Facilitate training of new employees
Please include your salary expectations, availability as well as a detailed CV, relevant certificates, ID in your application and forward to email@example.com
Unfortunately only short listed candidates will be contacted.