Process Engineer Automotive Manufacturing at Unitrade

  • Permanent Junior position

  • Stanger, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Undisclosed cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2188723

  • Posted 09 Feb 2018 by Hesto Harnesses

About the Position


  • B-Tech / BSc: Mechanical Engineering (Essential)
  • Min 3 years related experience in Automotive Manufacturing Environment
  • Project management experience
  • Process Engineer experience
  • Knowledge of quality systems within the industry (TS16949, ISO 14000, ISO 18000, ISO 9000)
  • Process control knowledge (Essential)
  • Basic AutoCAD use
  • Pneumatics technology - up to Basic PLC level
  • Basics of Hydraulics, PLC & Electronics as required
  • Basics of Six Sigma/TPS (or similar Lean Manufacturing principles)
  • Full understanding of G8D corrective actions (Essential)

Key Performance Areas

  • Improve and stabilize processes for current and future products, utilising new/current technology.
  • Ensure customer specifications and critical criteria is maintained across all processes to ensure that high
  • Customer satisfaction level is maintained.
  • Identify cost saving activities and process improvements to further advance business competitiveness in
  • the automotive industry
  • Project planning, project management and status reporting.
  • Develop project plans and timing plans.
  • Develop control plans for products to ensure conformance to specification at design release and ongoing production.
  • technical assistance to production and engineering
  • Provide technical assistance in the FMEA process.
  • Assess current products in view of design improvements and cost reduction.
  • Manage any assigned trainees.


  • Good communications skills (verbal and in writing)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated.
  • Innovative

Must be prepared to work shifts, overtime, public holidays and weekends when necessary and work at the plant as per operational requirements

Desired Skills

  • Project management
  • AutoCAD
  • Problem solving skills
  • Technical and practical skills
  • Automotive Manufacturing

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Pension Fund
  • Medical Aid

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