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Mechanical Project Engineer

Closing Date : 2021-06-15
Closed : No
Our client, a well-established Consulting Project Engineering Company in Paarl specialising in the Food Industry, is looking for a Mechanical Engineer with excellent communication skills and a passion for the food industry, project management and mechanical design. This position is ideal for someone that enjoys challenges, problem-solving, and meeting client needs whilst working under time constraints.

Our client consults large businesses on various exciting projects, and their in-house expertise cover all aspects of project development and evaluation, feasibility studies, concept to detail engineering, tender processes, and project management.

The successful incumbent will be appointed on a one-year contract, with the option of an extension should business conditions and future projects allow. The incumbent of this role will typically work on one or two larger scale projects with the team, but will also be participating in the execution of smaller projects.

Typical tasks will include, but not be limited to:
• Facilities and layout planning & design (2-D & 3-D CAD modelling)
• Process design including:
o Mass and energy balances
o Process flow diagrams
o Process and instrumentation diagrams
o Detail design and process specification i.t.o:
- Process plant
- Process, services, and utilities piping
- Electrical & Control systems
- Instrumentation
• Project Management & Execution including:
o Project administration
o Issuing and adjudication of tenders
o Appointment of contractors / contract documentation
o Budget control
o Management of the project team and contractors
o Plant commissioning & handover

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• 4-year degree/BTech in Mechanical Engineering;
• A passion for mechanical/technical design;
• 1-5 years’ post-studies/professional experience;
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor;
• Skilful at planning, time-management, and enjoys teamwork;
• Fully bilingual (Afrikaans & English).

A competitive remuneration package is offered in accordance with the degree of compliance with the above requirements.

Commencement date: As soon as possible.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 15 June 2021.

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.