Senior / Principal Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineer

Job Detail

  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Centre Stellenbosch
  • Enquiries
    For more info, please email us at [email protected] Please do-not send your application to this mailbox, it is only for inquiries.
  • Where to submit application
    https://candidate.csir.co.za/psp/hr91prd_cgw/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=311780&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1
  • Notes
    PLEASE NOTE THAT FEEDBACK WILL BE GIVEN TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES ONLY.

Job Description

Key responsibilities: • Provide concept and system designs to the required availability and acceptable cost of ownership; • Design and integrate equipment, systems, structures and installations; • Analyse and capture User Requirement into applicable system documents; • Conduct and perform acceptance trials for South African National Defense Force (SANDF) systems and sub-systems; • Provide input to system test and evaluation processes and specifications; • Report on test and evaluation results. Qualifications, skills and experience: • A Master of Engineering degree in mechanical / electro mechanical / mechatronic engineering or related fields, with at least ten years’ relevant work experience in engineering development; • Experience in applied engineering design and construction; • Proven ability to apply your engineering knowledge at a post graduate level to engineering problems to provide engineering solutions; • Evidence of providing the primary strategic technology leadership in a knowledge area. • Proven ability to coordinate proposals for interdisciplinary research, development and implementation projects; • Proven ability to lead the conceptualization / development / integration / implementation of new, highly innovative or substantially improved, products, processes, systems, services, tools and other technologies; • Proven track record of integrating and drives all linkages between different but related engineering disciplines; • Capability to plan and appropriately delegate; • Proven involvement in the formulation of development and implementation strategies in collaboration with national level partners; • Proven track record of successful Project Management, People Management and Client Relationship Management; • Have broad understanding of other engineering disciplines for integrated design/engineering solutions; • Proficient in the use of Engineering specific software eg: CADD (or CAD); FEA (Finite Element Analysis) / FEM (Finite Element Modelling); • Have been involved in the creation of patent registrations of engineering ideas or processes; • Have proven track record of development of multiple technology packages; • Proficient in Engineering report writing; • Solid Client Relationship Management experience; • It will be advantageous to have a good understanding of the maritime defence environment; • Ability to swim / formal diving qualification is advantageous.

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