Engineering Manager

benoni, gauteng


A vacancy exists at the Engineering department of Static Power for an Engineering Manager to commence duties as soon as possible.

Main purpose:

Manage the direct engineering and development activities of Static Power designs to agreed production dates and timescales that are cost effective and comply with specifications and legal requirements.

Reporting Structure: General Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the staff and engineering activities necessary in support of the sales organisation during the tendering process.
  • Establish and implement necessary processes / procedures and communication strategy for the improvement and awareness.
  • Facilitate and provide additional technical assistance to the factory, sales and service department.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development.
  • Facilitate and maintain the effective operation of design, drafting, planning processes and related computer software.
  • Manage, maintain and develop internal design procedures and purchase specifications.
  • Manage, maintain and report on equipment and software suitability for direct engineering purposes.
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information.
  • Lead failure and quality investigations and write technical reports.
  • Attend to training and develop relevant knowledge and departmental skills.
  • Adhere to Quality, Environment and health / safety policy, and other requirements relating to legal requirements.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Light Current)
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years’ experience in DC / Switchgear related industry.
  • Manufacturing  experience in AC / DC industry
  • Knowledge of  DC power systems
  • Good commercial insight and attitude required
  • Computer literate (Ms word, MS Excel, MS Projects, Lotus Notes, Syspro)
  • Professional Registration with Engineering Council will be an advantage


Behavioral competencies

  • Strong management skills
  • Self- Starter
  • Technically competent
  • Leadership ability
  • Customer orientated and quality focused
  • Accuracy and deadline driven
  • Ability to work under pressure, tight deadlines & fast-changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Read and interpret technical specifications
  • Write technical reports, specifications documents and procedures
  • Must be in possession of valid driver’s licence




Package & Remuneration

Market Related


All interested parties may forward CV should they meet the requirements. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.