Mechanical Engineer- Food Manufacturing – Johannesburg


A well-renowned entity within the food and beverage manufacturing industry is urgently looking for a seasoned Mechanical Engineer to join their team in the Johannesburg region.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to; 

  • You will be responsible for working on all stages of the  production cycles, from research and design to manufacturing, installation, and evaluation.
  • Design and develop the mechanical and electromechanical products and by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials; and soliciting observations from operators
  • Training and guiding technicians ensuring projects are complete effectively and efficiently 
  • Provides engineering information by answering queries 
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government rules and regulations.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends writing reports based on thes
  • Maintaining and keeping up to date within the engineering industry, Attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Desired skills required:

  • Creativity and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
  • Technical writing skills
  • Requirements analysis
  • Design skills
  • Presenting technical information
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Conceptual skills
  • Quality focus
  • General consulting skills
  • Control engineering
  • Production planning
  • Technical zeal
  • Job knowledge

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Proven working experience in mechanical engineering
  • BSc degree in Engineering
  • Working experience with product lifecycle management (PLM), finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided engineering (CAM) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAE)
  • Familiarity with 2D or 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools (e.g., AutoCAD, ProE or other)
  • Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (ANSYS, ProMechanica or similar)
  • Mathematical computing and analysis tools knowledge (Matlab, Excel, LabView etc)
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc.

Package & Remuneration


Job Category: FMCG Food Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg Johannesburg South

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