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Process Design Engineer

Location:
Port Elizabeth
Company:
staffsols

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Our client in the automotive sector is looking to employ a Process Design Engineer to join their Production IE Department.

Duties:

- Conceptualizing & planning the optimal Work Process for both new projects & existing operations that is Robust & Sustainable to maximize Efficiency, Productivity & resultant SGK (Overhead) Costs.

- Play a pivotal role in the design, measurement and improvement of projects & current operations on process cycle times, both manual & automatic.

- Participating in design reviews to ensure that processes and facility layouts are designed to accommodate and provide the necessary disconnects and positioning that are efficiency orientated.

- Compiling MAC’s, SAB’s and Ergonomic assessments for operations in Arbeitsplan & to test the validity of the determined or compiled.

- Participating in new product planning requirements in order to meet future strategic needs of the Business unit and company overall.

- Supporting process efficiency and productivity improvement initiatives.

- Developing more effective methods by design of layouts, material flow diagrams and man-assignment charts for improvement of quality and productivity.

- Preparing monthly report on activities in areas which support cost savings and improved output.

- Introduction of new and improved productivity and quality methods into production and non-production areas.

- Monitoring and evaluating the activities of the Work Study Analyst with regard to time studies and other Industrial Engineering techniques.

- Supporting management’s decision making with regards to financial analysis for the expenditure of budget on tooling, facilities and project work in order to facilitate Business Unit outputs cost, productivity and sustainability effectively.

- Establishing standard work / process time by using direct work measurement or appropriate technique.

- Creating and maintain a sound Labour Relations environment and climate in order to meet and satisfy the objectives of the business unit and corporate requirements.

- Managing and approving engineering changes (ECR) originating from product improvements, running changes, quality improvements / cost reduction and model year changes in order to introduce changes timeously and successfully.

Requirements:

- National Diploma in Industrial Engineering or relevant IE qualification.

- At least 3 years relevant experience in a production environment.

- Computer literate, Microsoft Office Package (Excel advanced & PowerPoint advanced).

- Experience in MTM-UAS (motion time measurement-universal analysing system) simulations and EAWS (Ergonomic Assessment Work Sheet).

- Be familiar with continuous improvement processes.

- Technical and mechanically minded.

- Enthusiastic and must be confident.

- Ability to communicate at all levels.

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