Job Alerts

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Linked In

Alternatively browse our RSS Job Feeds

Trade & Technical - Bulk Material Handling Jobs

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Gauteng
SalaryR850k - R740k
Job TypePermanent
Experience10 years

Job Description

An Engineering Company is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer

10 years plus Bulk Materials Handling experience in relevant heavy industries

Design, specifying, commissioning and operating as appropriate:

o Large drive systems, overland conveyors and conveyor design software

o Large mobile BMH machines, including Stackers, Reclaimers and Shiploaders

o Crushing and Screening equipment

o Port Facilities and Logistics

• Experience in all stages of engineering - from concept studies to detailed design, installation and commissioning

• Presentation skills

• Analytical and design skills

• Understanding and appreciation of safety and quality aspects of design

Essential Requirements:

• Materials handling experience in relevant heavy industries, particularly mining and metals extraction

• Conveyor software experience - rigid body analysis

• Eligibility for ECSA membership

• Engineering degree from a recognized tertiary institution

• Implementing detail design projects, carrying out engineering calculations for bulk materials handling plant and review of detail designs and engineering calculations

• Willing to travel for short term assignments/site visits - overseas and within South Africa

• Share responsibility for development of BMH expertise within The Company

• Materials handling experience - both in design office and on site is desirable. Experience with the design and/or operation of a port import/export facility is also desirable.

Job Specification

Main Functions of the Role

• Participate in BMH Design teams for local and overseas based projects throughout all phases of development - from concept to detail

• Implement detail design projects including calculations for conveyors, belt feeders, bins and hoppers and other bulk materials handling equipment

• Participate in site based project activities - from initial site visits to installation and commissioning

• Responsibility for safe design, quality, time and costs on assigned tasks - using established company systems and procedures

• Active involvement in The Company's BMH global community of practice and technical forums

• Promote business improvement through tools and systems

• Participate in the evaluation of new BMH technology and equipment

• Maintain high level of knowledge of professional and technical BMH developments

• Undertake short term assignments in other offices

Suitable candidates can forward their comprehensive CV to or fax to 086 572 8882. You can also contact Johan on 011 807 8064.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

or email us:

Job Tools