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PROJECT ENGINEER - 314797
Engineering / Mining / Industrial
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Our Client, based in Richards Bay, an industrial engineering Group, designs and supplies machines, process equipment and production lines for the world’s largest industrial groups including the aluminium, steel, glass, automotive, aerospace, logistics, cement and energy sectors is seeking a Project Engineer.
The Project Engineer will manage projects with the goal of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope. Safety and quality are key requirements that need to be managed at all times.
Secondary requirements include marketing of FSSA’s products and services, using engineering skills and experience for assisting with engineering solutions, and contribution to the Engineering team for the successful operation of the department. Reporting, quotations, feasibility and administrative functions are included in responsibilities.
Define project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and establishing technical and financial feasibility with the client. ? Lead project related commercial offers. ? Maintain monthly overview of services budget, monitor variations, and ensure cost control on projects, timely invoicing on projects. ? Site preparation organised in all aspects to satisfy commitments and expectations with the company and the client. ? Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. ? Define and coordinate internal resources and third parties/contractors for the successful execution of projects. ? Contribute towards contractor vendor selection and approval, led by the Commercial team. ? Develop and maintain a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress. ? Measure and report on project performance using appropriate tools and techniques (for example project reviews, cashflows, schedule and quality feedback) ? Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Create and maintain a documented project risk assessment to understand and mitigate risks that could be anticipated.
? In case of identified hazards take necessary actions to report, eliminate the hazard or stop activities.
? Manage changes to scope, delays, quality issues, cost overruns and all foreseeable variables during the project.
? Take all necessary actions to achieve contractual commitment.
? Be part of negotiation during RFQ or tender phase, and during close-out.
? Maintain regular contact and a relationship with client end-users, ascertain needs, promote solutions, and develop business opportunities for the company.
? Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers and contractors.
? Report and escalate to management as needed.
? Maintain a good relationship with product companies (Solios and ECL).
? Contribute towards good company culture, team morale and a healthy work environment in all areas. Internal / External Impacts
? Projects need to remain financially and technically viable, and need to be completed successfully. Projects impact company reputation, revenue, margins and operating costs, and thus form a key element of the business.
? Impacts to/from other departments need to be considered during the management of a project. For example warehouse operations, workshop facilities and tools, supply chain and finance.
? Resources from other departments might be used to plan, execute and hand over projects. Timeous planning is required with other teams in this regard.
Degree or similar qualification in project management.
? Diploma/Degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering fields.
? ECSA registration and affiliation with professional project management bodies (for eg. PMI, PMSA, SACPCMP) is advantageous.
2 Years’ experience in project management.
? 5 Years’ practical experience in the field of engineering advantageous.
? Proven working experience in project management and organisational skills.
? Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
? Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Projects.
? Marketing skills for identifying possible new projects and business opportunities.
? Technical knowledge equipment used in aluminium industry.
? Basic financial comprehension pertaining to budgets, estimations, cost control and reporting.
? Good understanding of principles of health, safety, environmental and quality in the workplace.
Basic salary – Max R47 000 per month
Benefits – Medical Aid, Retirement Annuity, Death & Disability