Industrial Designer

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Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 11, 2021
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Key Responsibilities
•Auditing of technical information to ensure it is to the agreed industry standard for quoting
•Analysing the basic structure and proposed method of manufacture to drive optimised productivity and implementing value engineering where applicable.
•Generation of specifications for tender. Relaying client requirements to market through the correct and most efficient internal process
•Resource management, ensuring specialists are quoting in their respective fields
•Working with the Point team to obtain estimates from the correct category supplier and ensuring all estimates are correct and accurate
•Following internal and client related job approval process prior to production
•Checking of white, preproduction and production samples to maintain quality control
•Examining structures for risk and advising how to improve their structural integrity, making recommendations as and when required
•Ensuring the sustainability of structures by managing the running of pressure, stress and strain tests on components/elements
•Implementation of specific processes and procedures followed in order to ensure no quality issues in production
•Ensuring delivery deadlines are met and correctly distributed within the timelines allocated
•Play a support function to the Client Manager and their respective teams in terms of structural design and advice
•To ensure the delivery of cost savings through efficient design, engineering and procurement
•Promoting and driving innovation with the account, highlighting new market trends
•Ensure customer needs and requirements are met timeously and at a high level of quality
•Efficient use of funds and materials in order to achieve structural goal
•Accurate reporting to Line Manager, Suppliers and Client
Education and Experience
BA / Higher Diploma / B-tech In Industrial Design (or equivalent)

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Key Competencies
•Excellent analytical skills
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Excellent problem-solving skills
•Capable of auditing technical information
•Knowledge of mass manufacture processes and materials
•Adherence to all processes and systems
•Educating internal clients (Point staff) on POSM opportunities and processes
•Deadline and quality management
•Cost savings solutions

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