Drawing Office Manager (Mechanical Engineering / Draughting / Design / CAD / Bulk Materials) – Gauteng, South Africa

Location: Gauteng, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 27-06-2018
Reference Number: 221 2706 MHU
Job Description:
Our client is a top international engineering company who offer industrial solutions to numerous different industries. Main scope is to manage the Detail Design office to ensure the efficiency and productivity of the section, and to oversee the successful execution of design and draughting services, to efficiently and cost effectively meet the needs of our clients. They will report directly in to the General Manager Engineering.
  • Process Management: Develop and improve design and drawing procedures, tools and systems to support the design process. Ensure work in own discipline is done in accordance with internal quality systems.
  • Process Management: Ensure the efficient execution of design and drawing work on Proposals and Contracts:
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, Project Engineers and Drawing Office Section Leaders on different projects to balance the drawing office priorities between various projects
  • Approve or prepare realistic estimates of Drawing Office man-hours for Tenders (Proposals).
  • Compile initial drawing registers in conjunction with Drawing Office Section Leaders, and ensuring that these are updated by Section Leaders as Projects / Contracts progress
  • Process Management: Coordinate and oversee the execution of drawing work received from Product Support (Services) department
  • People management: Ensure availability of suitable personnel and effective utilization of personnel: Manpower planning for Detail Design staff
  • Risk Management: Ensure drawings comply with engineering requirements by ensuring that suitable review and checking procedures are applied to drawing / design deliverables:
  • Review Squad Check drawings for good draughting practice, sensibility of concepts, constructability and maintainability
  • Ensure that all drawings and design deliverables are revision controlled from initial work through to final deliverables, by making use of the relevant PLM, DMS and filing systems
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Minimum N6 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Relevant Technical Draughting Qualification
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in a Drawing Office, with thorough knowledge of Drawing Office standards and procedures, preferably in the Bulk Materials Handling industry
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of team leadership in an Engineering environment
  • Good Knowledge of CAD software (AutoCAD), and strong knowledge of 3D Modelling Software
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Occasional travel to clients, suppliers, workshops and job sites; local and international
Please apply directly by clicking on the ‘apply now button’ and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Mining jobs.
Mark Huber
Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
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