Internationally established Manufacturing organization based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town is seeking to appoint a hands-on Operations Optimization Engineer.
The Operations Optimization Engineer will be responsible for evaluating and improving current machinery and operations.
National Senior Certificate / Grade 12.
Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable
Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience as a Mechanical Engineer.
Experience in a Maintenance Engineering capacity in a manufacturing environment is required.
Proactive and methodical with a hands-on and technical approach.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to perform under pressure.
Responsibilities (not limited to):
Develop, implement, and update systems to track and collect data on the use of resources.
Data analysis and identification of possible cost per unit of production reductions.
Track impact of all changes in terms of cost, time, and efficiency.
Conduct and track site visits to identify possible changes/improvements.
Generation of reduction in running/ downtime strategies / concepts.
Present improvement recommendations to all relevant department leads for discussion.
Communicate strategies and concepts (along with design constraints and basic concept descriptions) to Engineering teams for implementation.
Update work instructions and SOP’s as and when needed.
Oversee and track implementation of new concepts/processes/strategies to ensure proper implementation.
Adjust strategies/concepts as required.
R&D related studies to production, efficiency, and products.
Prepare reports on current usage and suggested improvements.
Submit progress and impact report on all changes implemented.
Prepare report on site visits conducted and improvements identified.
Keep track of improvements recommended, approved and finalized.
Maintain progress reports on implementation of improvements.
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