Mechanical Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Ref #406434VJ
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

  • A major manufacturer and supplier of coated steel and roofing products in Africa.

Job Description

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensure plant availability as per the requirements.
  • Drive process improvement to benefit the business.
  • Ensure plant compliance to OHS Act and take GMR 2.7(a) appointment, possibly GMR 2.1 depending on experience.
  • Compliance of health, safety, environmental rules and regulations and ensure housekeeping.
  • Drive training of maintenance team
  • Technical support to the plant in general and drive compliance engineering codes and standards
  • Implement capital and operational projects
  • Integrate relevant Engineering disciplines
  • Training and mentoring of Technicians, candidates and process teams
  • Application of good maintenance principles e.g. implementation of SOP’s/SEP’s
  • Failure and process analyses and reporting
  • Leading the planning and scheduling of the maintenance and Identify and implement
  • Continuous improvement initiatives
  • Detailed knowledge of rolling of steel and related processes, proportional hydraulics and rotating equipment
  • Proficient in official business language, good written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate efficiently to team members.
  • Suitable candidate will be required to perform other duties that are related to the function as prescribed by business requirements.


  • BEng / BSc Mechanical Engineering
  • GCC Factories pref
  •  Pr.Eng pref


  • 3 Years post ECSA approved candidate engineering programme
  • 10 years post qualification experience in Steel or related heavy industry
  • CMMS System
  • Ms Projects

Salary / Package



  • Providend
  • Medical Aid(Optional)