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Mechanical Designer

Industry: Building, Construction and Engineering

Date posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017


Location: Centurion,

Expires: Mon, 11 Dec 2017


Compensation: R55000 - R60000 (Negotiable)

Reference Number: Mechanical Designer



Job Description

Our client requires the services of a suitably qualified, well-motivated and results driven candidate to take up the role of a Mechanical Designer in Centurion, Gauteng.

PURPOSE:

  • Responsible to design, integrate, evaluate and support mechanical sub-systems mechanisms and components used in military systems.
  • Collaborate with the system engineer (SE), chief designer and the project manager (PM), support procurement of hardware and logistic department as well as task management in a supportive role to the project manager.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Design models according to the SE requirements and link them to the correct BOM.
  • Create Manufacturable and Complete Models and Drawings that can be accepted by Quality.
  • Create and work in correct item structure as per Patria definitions (groupings).
  • Create Pdf, DXF & Step Files.
  • Create Assemblies.
  • Initiate & chair informal design reviews with the SE to agree on the design before Formal review.
  • Initiate Formal design reviews with the SE when ready.
  • Design using standard items from the Chief Designer.
  • Assign Technical Specifications (Paint spec, Heat treatment, Material, Welding etc.) from the Chief Designer.
  • Check and correct all interfaces in the sub-assembly level.
  • Check and notify all incorrect interfaces to the SE and the Variant Integrator.
  • Request information (Technical Input) from the SE and the Technical Integrator and communicate frequently.
  • Design according to good practices and allocated time.
  • Optimize space and storage capability in the variant together with the SE.
  • Create T-Sheets after making sure that there is no existing T-Sheet with the Chief designer.
  • Create Standard Items after making sure that there is no similar standard item with the Chief designer.
  • Recommends Standard Items to the Chief Designer.
  • Perform basic Analytical calculations for components that does not require Simulations and retain proof.
  • Notify the Chief Designer on completion of work.
  • Create BOM and link it to higher level.
  • Verify BOM with the SE.
  • Intergrade designs to variant level.
  • Optimize space and storage capability in the variant together with the SE.
  • Re use other designs from other variants through the Chief Designer.
  • Create transmittal for procurement when requested by the Chief Designer and send to SE for approval.
  • Create CR packages when requested by the Chief Designer.
  • Perform and verify basic Analytical calculations for components that does not require Simulations and retain proof


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