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Manufacturing Project Engineer

Candidate: 50227
Available: Available
Location: Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Gender: Male
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Manufacturing Project Engineer
R100000- R120000
30 Days
Black
38
50227
Masters
Mechanical Engineering

B. Tech Eng. (Mechanical):Engineering Design Project IV, Turbo Machines IV, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning IV, >Automatic Control IV, >Fluid Mechanics IV, Stress Analysis IV & Strength of Materials IV
BSc (Hons):Management of Technology
Master Eng. (Mechanical):Mechanical
Grade12:English, Afrikaans, Xhosa, Maths, Science, Biology
ISO 14001,Six Sigma,Lean Sigma,ISO 9001,ISO 18001,MS Access,MS Word,R & D,Autocad Advanced,E-Mail,MS Projects,Lotus Notes,TQM,MS Excel,MS Explorer,MS Outlook,MS PowerPoint,FMEA,SIEBEL
Mechanical Engineering:Project Engineering Manager; Head of Projects; Services Manager From 2012-11 To Current
Duties
  • Project management and engineering consultancy responsibilities for clients in Petrochemical, Mining, Mineral Processing, Energy
  • Generation, Cement, Pulp and Paper industries
  • Lead projects to ensure on-time delivery, within budget, time and customer quality requirements
  • Provide technical support to clients on mechanical equipment (fans, pump, electric motors, gearboxes, compressors):
  • Design reviews and optimisation
  • Bearing selection and ISO L10h calculations
  • Lubricant selection, feed rate calculations
  • Selection of shaft fits and housing tolerances
  • Predictive (PdM) and Pro-Active Reliability Maintenance (PRM)strategy reviews and proposals
  • Preparation of Datasheets and Specifications
  • Perform root cause failure analysis (RCFA) related to rotating mechanical equipment

Equipment redesign to increase reliability and operational performance of rotating equipment, such as:

  • Seal redesign - to address contamination issues
  • Integrate condition monitoring (vibration and temperature sensors) for monitoring during operation on site
  • Recondition of equipment to extend its service life
  • Develop strong customer relationships with existing and potential key customers to gain new business
  • Compile technical and commercial offers in response to tenders
  • Train and mentor junior engineers on use of AutoCAD and other SKF internal programs (Galaxy, Bearing Select, Lube Select, etc.)
  • Generate detailed manufacturing drawings on AutoCAD
  • Perform complex engineering calculations to verify the suitability of engineering components

 

Achievements

  • Contributed to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Sales Targets achievements

Duties

 Project Engineering & Management

  • Develop SKF’s Project Management capability and competence through training, coaching and mentorship
  • Develop and implement project management best practices, framework and/or standardsLead multiple projects concurrently and support project engineers to ensure successful deliveries on-time, scope and budget
  • Build positive relationships at key clients and in areas where we pursuing new business
  • Project risk management
  • Project stakeholder management and communicating progress throughout the course of the project
  • Govern the project change management process to prevent scope creep and shifting goal posts
  • Supplier contract management
  • Project profitability and costs management
  • On-site project management (installation, commissioning and handover to client)
  • Conduct regular policy audits and effectively drive implementation of corrective actions
  • Develop, audit, monitor and evaluate performance of the project management system
  • Drive contract negotiations and address any project disputes at customers and suppliers
  • Conceptualise, verify, design, develop, manufacture and supply custom-designed engineered solutions to key OEMs and after-market customers
  • Redesigned heavy rotating mechanical equipment where the customer has experienced problems with the existing bearing arrangement or where new technology could be incorporated to improve efficiency & lead to cost reductions
  • Perform design engineering calculations for mechanical equipment verification for suitability using engineering software

 

Safety

  • Drive compliance in respect of Environment, Health and Safety regulations (OHS Act), Construction & Machinery Regulations
  • Drive regular audits to ensure compliance
  • Ensure adherence to site safety protocols during project execution
  • Ensure that all SKF and legal requirements concerning Environment, Health and Safety are followed
  • Compliance to the Mines Health & Safety Ac

 

People Management

  • Manage all human resource issues for subordinates including:
  • Recruitment / Training and Development / Coaching
  • Performance Management
  • Effectively manage team [Team Leaders, Field Technicians, Reliability Engineers, Sub-contractors]

 

Operational Management

  • CAPEX [Budgeting, Expenditure Analysis]
  •  Prepare and drive annual budget

 

Quality Management System (QMS)

  • Successful completion of ISO 9001:2015 audit
  • Continuous review and audit of the company QMS
  •  Risk, process developments and improvement initiatives

 

Operational Effectiveness

  • Implement cost control programs for workshop utilities (electricity, water, compressed air, tools, equipment, consumables, etc.)

 

Reliability & Maintenance Engineering

  • Engineering consultancy (apply various techniques such as Root
  • Cause Failure Analysis; Failure Modes and Effects Analysis; Fault Tree Analysis)
  • Drive Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) of plant Mechanical,
  • Electrical, Instrumentation & Control equipment
  • Inspection and maintenance schedules of critical plant equipment

Lead and support reliability engineers performing on-site predictive (PdM) + condition-based maintenance (CBM) tasks:

  • Vibration data collection (baseline and interval based)
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Asset Condition Report (findings and recommendations)
  • Oil / grease Analysis (baseline and interval based)
  • Infrared Thermography (electrical equipment)
  • Laser Alignment & Geometric (Flatness tests)
  • In-situ Dynamic Balancing
  • Propose pro-active maintenance techniques that are cost effective & increase availability and maximize the operational life of plant and equipment
  • Contribute to maintenance activities that improve safety and increase productivity and minimize downtime
  • Day to day balancing of planned maintenance as well as critical repairs to enable equipment productivity
  • Propose solutions on recurring problems of equipment reliability or problems concerning safety and work conditions

Steel production :Mechanical Specialist (Projects) From 2011-08 To 2012-10
Duties
  • Develop and manage technical scope for CAPEX Projects at Blast
  • Furnace N5
  • Draft and compile scope of work for special projects
  • Participate in adjudication / evaluation of tenders for projects
  • Carry out comprehensive project planning and exercising management skills during the scope of projects
  • Conduct on-site supervision to ensure speedy resolution of technical issues
  • Lead site inspections and safety meetings to ensure safe working environment and ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the company’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies
  • Review major deliverables to ensure quality standards and client expectations were met
  • Conduct comprehensive risk management as well as the management of site contractors

Mechanical Engineering:Project Engineer From 2006-02 To 2011-07
Duties
  • Project management and engineering consultancy responsibilities for clients in Petrochemical, Mining, Mineral Processing, Energy
  • Generation, Cement, Pulp and Paper industries
  • Lead projects to ensure on-time delivery, within budget, time and customer quality requirements
  • Provide technical support to clients on mechanical equipment (fans, pump, electric motors, gearboxes, compressors):
  • Design reviews and optimisation
  • Bearing selection and ISO L10h calculations
  • Lubricant selection, feed rate calculations
  • Selection of shaft fits and housing tolerances
  • Predictive (PdM) and Pro-Active Reliability Maintenance (PRM)strategy reviews and proposals
  • Preparation of Datasheets and Specifications
  • Perform root cause failure analysis (RCFA) related to rotating mechanical equipment

Equipment redesign to increase reliability and operational performance of rotating equipment, such as:

  • Seal redesign - to address contamination issues
  • Integrate condition monitoring (vibration and temperature sensors) for monitoring during operation on site
  • Recondition of equipment to extend its service life
  • Develop strong customer relationships with existing and potential key customers to gain new business
  • Compile technical and commercial offers in response to tenders
  • Train and mentor junior engineers on use of AutoCAD and other SKF internal programs (Galaxy, Bearing Select, Lube Select, etc.)
  • Generate detailed manufacturing drawings on AutoCAD
  • Perform complex engineering calculations to verify the suitability of engineering components

 

Achievements

  • Contributed to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Sales Targets achievements

Duties

 Project Engineering & Management

  • Develop SKF’s Project Management capability and competence through training, coaching and mentorship
  • Develop and implement project management best practices, framework and/or standardsLead multiple projects concurrently and support project engineers to ensure successful deliveries on-time, scope and budget
  • Build positive relationships at key clients and in areas where we pursuing new business
  • Project risk management
  • Project stakeholder management and communicating progress throughout the course of the project
  • Govern the project change management process to prevent scope creep and shifting goal posts
  • Supplier contract management
  • Project profitability and costs management
  • On-site project management (installation, commissioning and handover to client)
  • Conduct regular policy audits and effectively drive implementation of corrective actions
  • Develop, audit, monitor and evaluate performance of the project management system
  • Drive contract negotiations and address any project disputes at customers and suppliers
  • Conceptualise, verify, design, develop, manufacture and supply custom-designed engineered solutions to key OEMs and after-market customers
  • Redesigned heavy rotating mechanical equipment where the customer has experienced problems with the existing bearing arrangement or where new technology could be incorporated to improve efficiency & lead to cost reductions
  • Perform design engineering calculations for mechanical equipment verification for suitability using engineering software

 

Safety

  • Drive compliance in respect of Environment, Health and Safety regulations (OHS Act), Construction & Machinery Regulations
  • Drive regular audits to ensure compliance
  • Ensure adherence to site safety protocols during project execution
  • Ensure that all SKF and legal requirements concerning Environment, Health and Safety are followed
  • Compliance to the Mines Health & Safety Ac

 

People Management

  • Manage all human resource issues for subordinates including:
  • Recruitment / Training and Development / Coaching
  • Performance Management
  • Effectively manage team [Team Leaders, Field Technicians, Reliability Engineers, Sub-contractors]

 

Operational Management

  • CAPEX [Budgeting, Expenditure Analysis]
  •  Prepare and drive annual budget

 

Quality Management System (QMS)

  • Successful completion of ISO 9001:2015 audit
  • Continuous review and audit of the company QMS
  •  Risk, process developments and improvement initiatives

 

Operational Effectiveness

  • Implement cost control programs for workshop utilities (electricity, water, compressed air, tools, equipment, consumables, etc.)

 

Reliability & Maintenance Engineering

  • Engineering consultancy (apply various techniques such as Root
  • Cause Failure Analysis; Failure Modes and Effects Analysis; Fault Tree Analysis)
  • Drive Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) of plant Mechanical,
  • Electrical, Instrumentation & Control equipment
  • Inspection and maintenance schedules of critical plant equipment

Lead and support reliability engineers performing on-site predictive (PdM) + condition-based maintenance (CBM) tasks:

  • Vibration data collection (baseline and interval based)
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Asset Condition Report (findings and recommendations)
  • Oil / grease Analysis (baseline and interval based)
  • Infrared Thermography (electrical equipment)
  • Laser Alignment & Geometric (Flatness tests)
  • In-situ Dynamic Balancing
  • Propose pro-active maintenance techniques that are cost effective & increase availability and maximize the operational life of plant and equipment
  • Contribute to maintenance activities that improve safety and increase productivity and minimize downtime
  • Day to day balancing of planned maintenance as well as critical repairs to enable equipment productivity
  • Propose solutions on recurring problems of equipment reliability or problems concerning safety and work conditions

Mining:Engineer-in-Training (Maintenance) From 2004-09 To 2006-01
Duties

Safety and Environmental Performance

  • Provide leadership in safety and environmental stewardship by demonstrating and ensuring the adherence of company safety and sustainability processes and procedures

 

Financial Performance

  • Assists the Maintenance Superintendent with the preparation of maintenance budgets
  • Supports the interpretation of financial data and analytics to identify cost saving opportunities
  • Supports the analysis of downtime reports and other relevant metrics, identifies opportunities and initiates action plans to increase efficiencies and equipment reliability

 

Leadership

  • Interface with maintenance supervisor and superintendent, hourly employees, contractors and administrative staff;
  • Provide support to maintenance personnel and contractors to ensure that all equipment operates at its highest capability to meet required production schedules, quality and cost priorities
  • Contribute to hourly employee and contractor awareness and compliance with safety, environmental and operational policy, procedures and regulations
Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Sandton
Xhosa
Afrikaans,English
Yes
Ekurhuleni (East Rand),Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs),Tshwane (Pretoria)
Married
Available
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