Draughtsman - Kempton Park, Gauteng - Job-3762
Our client in the steel and aluminium fabrication industry is looking for a self-motivated, adaptable Draughtsman with technical aptitude and able to effectively plan, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Primary Purpose: Create and maintain product specific design and drawing information (Kawasaki, Hazemag, etc.) and design of components, layouts and interfaces associated with product information, including concept, basic and detail design.
Travel requirements: Standard office environment. Working across all sites/ departments.
Job description / core competencies:
1. JOB PURPOSE
To perform the following:
Create and maintain product specific design and drawing information (Kawasaki, Hazemag, etc.); and
Design of components, layouts and interfaces associated with product information, including concept, basic and detail design.
2. ROLE OF DEPARTMENT
To perform product development and test work, perform product realisation, and to perform product support and system optimisation.
Assisting on all engineering accounts (Hazemag, Kawasaki, Koeppern, Steinert).
4. KEY TASKS
a) Quality Management:
Follow engineering processes based on global best practices and relevant international standards. (ISO 9001, OHS Act, MHS Act of SA, policies and procedures)
Reviewing drawings and standards in accordance with BS308.
Create drawings in accordance with BS308.
Follow drawing office procedure: S01-00150-007-01
Create and maintain product specific design and drawing information.
Layout and interface to product.
Component and system changes/ modifications/ improvements.
Design for form, fit, function.
Create manufacturing drawings.
Maintain drawing information.
c) Use of Engineering Systems:
BAAN - CAD system.
Information system (Drawing Register / QRL Register).
Assisting with queries (drawing and design information).
5. LIMITS OF AUTHORITY/ RESPONSIBILITY
Technical - Create and review design documentation (drawings, specifications, QRL)
Dealing with general enquiries, deciding when to refer up.
6. COMMUNICATION AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Internal: Engineering/ Drawing Department/ Product Support/ Marketing. All staff as required, across the organisation, at all levels.
Externals: Manufacturers and suppliers (for technical information).
Tact and diplomacy are required at all times when dealing with confidential matters and staff issues/ concerns.
Location: Kempton Park, Gauteng
Job Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Lifting of documents/ files or boxes of records when archiving or storing.
Occasional moving of furniture and stock.
Supporting team with a variety and continually changing workload, tasks and projects.
Working to deadlines.
Unpredictable demands of the job and interruptions.
Concentration required for reviewing documents and accuracy of drawings according to machine/ client specifications.
Exposure to confidential information regarding product design and drawings.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Draughting Certificate/ Diploma.
Minimum of 5 years draughting experience.
Excellent technical knowledge and experience with CAD (3D) skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Good problem-solving skills and a creative approach for new ideas.
Good team-working skills.
A high level of computer literacy, particularly computer-aided design.
Own transport / valid driver’s license.
Specialist in steel and aluminium fabrication for the architectural, residential, industrial, bespoke, and food & catering industry.