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Rheinmetall Denel Munition




Mechanical Engineer

Experience Needed:

Qualification Eng – Mechanical Engineering or higher Applicable Experience 3 – 5 years working experience in mechanical design related to a plant and equipment environment (experience in explosives or ammunition environment is desirable). SProficient in the use of SolidWorks and or similar 3D CAD.


Additional qualities or experience that will be to the benefit of the candidate 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 requirement Travel domestically and internationally.

Duties Include:

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 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.

Additional Info:

Starting Date:

June 3, 2024

Date Created:

May 16, 2024

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