Principle Engineer (Quality / Rubber / Manufacturing) - Port Elizabeth, South African

A tyre manufacturing business is seeking a Principal Engineer (Quality) for their Uitenhage operations.

Reference Number: PAB

  • Make up and issue mixing cards and update recipes
  • Introduce new tyre development compound formulations and mixing and ensure compound release is within physical properties
  • Monitor and maintain compound physical properties to target for assigned compounds
  • Control & manage milling waste and reduce slow moving
  • Capability studies for Mixing (incl. MSA) & Laboratory department
  • Lead capability improvement actions
  • Investigate, understand and analyse the interaction between raw materials, compounds and equipment
  • Ensure PPQ requirements are met in the Laboratory and Mixing Department for areas of responsibility

Requirements: Qualification and skill
  • BSc Degree in Organic Chemistry or Equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the rubber industry
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Computer Literacy in Microsoft Office essential
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities within established timeframe
  • Self-motivated and accountability
Benefits and contractual information:
  • Position reports to the Quality Manager
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