Saturday , February 24 2024

CSIR Jobs Mechanical Engineering – Principal Mechanical Engineer

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Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Senior / Principal Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineer in the Technology for Special Operations (TSO) Impact Area, within the Defence and Security cluster. The incumbent will be responsible to provide engineering inputs support and outputs for the design and validation process leading to the manufacturing of components, assemblies and sub-systems used in a marine and military environment. The position is based in Stellenbosch.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Report on test and evaluation results.
  • Conduct and perform acceptance trials for South African National Defense Force (SANDF) systems and sub-systems;
  • Provide input to system test and evaluation processes and specifications;
  • Design and integrate equipment, systems, structures and installations;
  • Analyse and capture User Requirement into applicable system documents;
  • Provide concept and system designs to the required availability and acceptable cost of ownership;

Job Requirements:

  • Have been involved in the creation of patent registrations of engineering ideas or processes;
  • Proven track record of integrating and drives all linkages between different but related engineering disciplines;
  • Proficient in the use of Engineering specific software eg: CADD (or CAD); FEA (Finite Element Analysis) / FEM (Finite Element Modelling);
  • Have broad understanding of other engineering disciplines for integrated design/engineering solutions;
  • Have proven track record of development of multiple technology packages;
  • Proven ability to coordinate proposals for interdisciplinary research, development and implementation projects;
  • Capability to plan and appropriately delegate;
  • Proven ability to lead the conceptualization / development / integration / implementation of new, highly innovative or substantially improved, products, processes, systems, services, tools and other technologies;
  • Proven track record of successful Project Management, People Management and Client Relationship Management;
  • Evidence of providing the primary strategic technology leadership in a knowledge area.
  • Proven involvement in the formulation of development and implementation strategies in collaboration with national level partners;
  • Proven ability to apply your engineering knowledge at a post graduate level to engineering problems to provide engineering solutions;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in applied engineering design and construction;
  • A Master of Engineering degree in mechanical / electro mechanical / mechatronic engineering or related fields, with at least ten years’ relevant work experience in engineering development;

Job Details:

Company: CSIR

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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