Product Engineering Technician – Port Elizabeth - Professional Career Services, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: R40 000.00 - R48 333.00 Per Month
  • Benefits: Medical Aid, Pension, Car Allowance, 13th cheque, Performance Bonus
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Professional Career Services on Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • Reference: RB 12300
  • Apply before Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 49 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Professional Career Services

Ref:  RB 12300 - Product Engineering Technician – Port Elizabeth

Employer Description

Our client is a leading glass manufacturer with multiple factories and outlets around the world.

Job Description


You will be responsible for product part evaluation, feasibility documents, drawings of new and changed products and their related activities for the OE market. Provide technical assistance to the Site and customers in line with customer requirements and specifications. Reporting to the Product Engineering Manager, Your duties will include:

  • Assessment and preparation of information for new part development to assist in feasibility studies of the product in order to ensure that the product can be manufactured according to required specifications in line with SX costing and profit targets.
  • Interpretation and translation of new parts by documenting design specifications in line with Company standards and customer requirements in order for plant manufacturing to determine their readiness for production.
  • Establishing tooling aids in line with checked fixtures and tool requirements and to release developing sizes to manufacturing plants to ensure fixtures are suitable, accurate and approved prior to use in the manufacture of the new parts.
  • Communicating and liaising with stakeholders to ensure customer requirements/specifications are met within agreed time frames.
  • Supporting sites with relevant technical assistance to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring staff are effectively managed and held accountable through performance and disciplinary procedures, and that staff are developed and mentored through the talent management and IDP processes to drive capability in business.

Candidate Requirements



  • Technical Engineering Qualification (National Diploma or higher)
  • Grade 12




  • 3+ years experience in an automotive environment
  • 1 year leadership experience
  • CAD skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001; 2003 preferably ISO TS 16949 and/or VDA 6
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of quality systems and quality systems implementation
  • Sound understanding of engineering principles.
  • Sound knowledge of specification, quality and performance requirements.
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong technical reasoning skills
  • Analytical skills
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