Permanent Research and Development Engineer

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Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
Internationally established Manufacturing organisation based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town has an opportunity available for a dynamic Research and Development Engineer.


Responsible for the technical research and development of solutions by means of engineering support within the following areas:

Product, Production and Machine Support and Improvements:

Investigate and conduct technical tests on existing products.

Compile reports of findings and include recommendations with relation to findings.

Suggest product improvements based on research, tests and techniques found in industry.

Providing technical production solutions.

Gather data on production for specific machines to determine solutions to improve overall production efficiency.

Supporting the maintenance team with technical support and solutions related to machine issues.

Coordinate solutions on machine stoppages together with the service of contractors with relation to production demands of machines.

Concept design of new machines improvements by means of CAD modelling, Calculations, and technical application of machines.

Control and safe record keeping of all technical details per machine and specification of products.

Delegate and assist with basic drawing and design of relevant Research and Development designs where applicable.



National Senior Certificate / Grade 12.

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable

Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience as a Mechanical Engineer.

2 years’ experience as a Research and Development Engineer.

Proactive and methodical with a hands-on and technical approach.

Excellent communication skills with the ability to perform under pressure.

To apply, please send your CV to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive feedback within 48 hours, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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