Engineering Manager (EPCM) – Johannesburg

  • Permanent
  • Ref #384382RB
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Consulting - Electrical, Mechanical, Mining
Employer Description

Our client is leading engineering services provider to the mineral processing industry.

Job Description

You will manage the overall development, supply and installation of all technology equipment focusing on strengthening the company’s leading global market position and satisfying customers.

  • Multi-disciplinary furnace equipment design and application in large furnaces.
  • In-depth understanding of pyrometallurgical furnace design and layout encompassing all aspects of the process flow i.e. from the charging system to the furnace proper, the electrode columns, high current systems and tapping equipment.
  • In-depth understanding of ancillary equipment supporting the operation of pyrometallurgical furnaces including, but not limited to, cooling systems, gas cleaning and post-tap hole handling.
  • Working knowledge of metallurgical operations and processes.
  • Working knowledge of the pyrometallurgical production environment. Previous operational experience will be advantageous.
  • Local and international suppliers’/competitors’ competencies and capabilities.
  • Principles of FEA and CFD modelling.
  • Budgeting principles and control.
  • Manufacturing and construction standards in South Africa and abroad.
  • Relevant legislation OHS, MHSA, COID and Environmental Conservation Acts.
  • Construction management, safety, quality and programming.


  • BSc / BTech / Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical / Chemical / Metallurgical)
  • Professional registration as a Pr Eng / Pr Tech is preferred


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in design and contracts within the pyrometallurgical industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at an engineering management level within a profit- target driven environment.
  • Experience in contract management, engineering, costing/cost control, HAZOP, SHERQC and multi-disciplinary construction of furnaces and other pyro metallurgical projects.
  • Experience in the interaction with Clients both on site and in formal office settings e.g. meetings, design reviews, etc.

Salary / Package

R100K - R120K CTC per annum