Transnet Engineering Recruitment [7 Positions]

Posted on :

2 May, 2014

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Position Purpose :
Mission: To ensure continuous improvement in manufacturing processes to enhance operational efficiency R&D projects


Key outputs:
Candidates must show some of the competencies below
• Provide technical expertise in composite, metals, Design, simulation, laser/rapid manufacturing is implemented through
applied research in rolling stock environment ensuring adherence to accepted test standards.
• Identify quality problems and provide technical solutions.
• Ability to integrate research outcome and product development.
• Provide technical expertise to different TE operational businesses and offer specific process improvement to fulfil quality expectations.
• Monitor and establish success into research projects through analysis and product development.
• Play a role in the improvement of welding processes and preparation.
• Promote operational efficiency through R&D to operating businesses.
• Ensure that R&D laboratory equipment are fully functional and maintained

• Build and sustain relationships within TE operational businesses and instill confidence and satisfaction in processes,
products and services.
• Visit different business areas and identify problems that resolved via R&D projects.
• Monitor process performance and product conformity, review and maintain the quality systems.
• Understands carbon steel and stainless flat products welding processes.
• Have interest in R&D of light materials and energy efficiencies
• Evaluate and recommend processes, schematics and calculations.
• Takes part in design and development of concepts.
• Five years of experience in multi-disciplinary engineering R&D, production environment as well as product development.
• An industrial engineering background in manufacturing of steel environment
• Be part of testing and verification of prototypes.
• Have interest in R&D of light materials and energy efficiencies


Qualifications & Experience :
Minimum requirements:
B-Tech, BSc in Industrial/ Metallurgical Engineering or Material Science/Analytical chemistry 5-8 years of industry
experience. The candidate must show ability, interest and technical expertise in research and environment.


Competencies :
Knowledge: Interpersonal – teamwork, building and maintaining relationships; change orientation; self-confidence; analytical
– judgment, information gathering, problem analysis and technical expertise and competence; business awareness –
strategic perspective, organizational awareness, cross functional awareness, career & self-development;
Skills: Good communication skills. Sound analytical, interpretative, and decision making abilities


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Equity Statement :
Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section
of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.
Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)

The closing date is on 05.05.2014.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.
Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.
Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to
[email protected]



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