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Rheinmetall Denel Munition (Pty) Ltd




Senior Mechanical Engineer

Experience Needed:

Eng - Mechanical Engineering or higher. At least 8 years working experience in mechanical design related to a plant and equipment environment (experience in explosives or ammunition environment is desirable). Proficient in the use of SolidWorks and or similar 3D CAD. Excellent problem-solving skills. Simulation experience in heat transfer, CFD & FEM.


Good communication, planning and organising skills. Interdisciplinary skills related to engineering design. Highly organised and self-motivated. Analytical thinker with good reasoning skills. Ability to interact with people at all levels. Ability to work precisely and methodically with minimum supervision. Exposure to Explosive Regulations as set out in the OHS Act. Technical writing and documentation skills. Ability to work under pressure. Travel domestically and internationally.

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Develop Develop innovative solutions for ammunition manufacturing facilities in cooperation with team members of different engineering disciplines. Do research and development to ensure the implementation of the latest technologies during the development processes. Design Mechanical designs from the concept phase up to and including detail design and drawings for manufacturing. Execute design reviews. Plan and prepare plant layout and inputs for civil structures. Ensure designs comply with legal and explosives regulatory requirements. Take design responsibility at facility level. Ensure design progress is on schedule and within budget. Generate necessary facility and equipment documentation. Build Oversee and give guidance to internal and external fabrication entities to fabricate and construct the facilities or equipment. Ensure conformity to specifications. Ensure manufactured/bought-out items adhere to quality standards. Testing Plan and conduct tests and evaluations to verify the equipment and system performance. Investigate failures and ensure corrective action is taken. Ensure results are documented and configured. Implementation Oversee the installation and implementation of the final product. Provide training/support for products/systems/equipment. Business Support Compile technical proposals and costing in support of new business. Interact with clients in support of business development. Leadership Lead a team of engineers to achieve objectives.

Starting Date:

February 26, 2024

Date Created:

February 9, 2024

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