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Production Lead Electrical

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Production Lead Electrical

Location: Cape Town, South Africa Closing Date: 31/05/2022
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**24-month project specific contract**

Qualification and experience:

  • National Diploma: Mechatronics/Electrical Engineering (heavy or light current) / Qualified Electrician
  • 8 - 10 Years’ experience in production / commissioning / maintenance (planning & execution)
  • AutoCAD Electrical or equivalent

This will enable him/her to to apply the principles of engineering to plan and execute standard and semi-custom production jobs from receiving to completion, during which the Production Engineer is responsible for the following key activities:

Key performance areas but not limited to the following:

  • Review and understand product specification or other documentation that indicates what needs to be produced
  • Planning: Draw up a product realization plan, including all relevant activities such as design, procurement, internal and/or external manufacturing, human-, material- and tool resources, testing and documentation
  • Execution: Mange all product realization activities as per the plan. Invoke mitigation plans if something unexpectedly occurs, causing deviation from plan
  • Testing: All products (projects) must be tested in accordance with company policies and other applicable codes and standards
  • Commissioning: All products and systems must be fully commissioned before delivered
  • Documentation: to ensure all relevant documentation for a product or system, as was stipulated in production handover, must be completed within a reasonable timeframe, and handed to Configuration Department
  • Packing & Shipping: to ensure that products and systems are neatly and safely packed before delivery. It is also expected to assist logistics with shipping arrangements
  • All activities must be executed in accordance with Unique Group's Integrated Management System (IMS) to ensure compliance to the company’s ISO9000, ISO14000 and ISO18000 accreditation
  • Liaise with the design department regarding any design related problems that was found during manufacturing


Additional Skills required:

  • High level of technical competency in automated control systems employing PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems advantageous
  • Proficient in Full MS Office suite and knowledge of AutoCAD or SolidWorks and ERP software advantageous
  • A basic understanding of relevant industry codes such as ASME, ABS, DNV, LRS, IMCA, IMO, will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS18001 would be advantageous
  • Good temperament to deal with people in all situations
  • Assertive, creative, and analytical
  • Good communication skills in English (speak, read, write) to actively pass messages across to clients, manufacturers, and co- workers
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and deliver on-time while not comprising quality, performance, and reliability
  • Must be able to follow instructions to the minutest detail to ensure accuracy and Impeccable attention to detail is required
  • Not a clock watcher and able to work overtime
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-based environment

A market related package is on offer. The Company pays a Total Cost to Company Package.

Please forward your CV to vacancysa@uniquegroup.com, or deliver by hand to the HR office at Unique Hydra, 152 Gunner Circle, Epping, Cape Town, South Africa. All applications must contain certified copies of relevant certificates and at least 3 contactable work references. If you have not had any response in two weeks from date of application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups as per the company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan

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