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Engineering Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Free State
SalaryR - R
Job TypePermanent
EducationEngineering degree
ExperienceMinimum 10 years relevant experience in an Engineering or Maintenance Discipline

Job Description

A South African company involved in mining, energy, chemicals, and synfuels is looking for an Engineering Manager (Free State).

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• B.Eng / BSc (Engineering degree) / equivalent qualification (e.g. MTech) a must

• Minimum 10 years relevant experience in an Engineering or Maintenance Discipline


• Minimum 10 years applicable experience in an Engineering or Maintenance Discipline with time specifically spent as a discipline leader or project / engineering initiator, co-ordinator and integrator. Specific experience in large integrated projects will be an advantage

• Masters in Engineering Management (MEM) a strong wish

• An added Business management qualification (B.Com / MBA) will be an advantage

• Ability to manage multidisciplinary technical/engineering work from Front-end-loading to completion

• Competent in different project execution strategies

• Knowledge of site construction activities with a focus on quality and integrity

• Capable of identifying planning and negotiating for multi-functional resources

• Project technical leadership skills

• Technical track performance management

• Well-developed initiation, coordination and integration abilities at a strategic (holistic) level

• Good general engineering knowledge of all engineering disciplines

• Good judgement skills


• Accountable for overall technical integrity of the integrated project

• Responsible for the development and implementation of engineering execution guidelines

• Development and implementation of engineering quality management for all project phases from feasibility, through execution, commissioning, and start-up

• Provide input into developing and managing of realistic schedule on projects

• Management of technical risk identification and management for integrated project

• Development and implementation of SHE strategy including environmental impact assessment

• Collation and management of the overall scope of the project

• Ensure that capital estimates accurately reflects technical intent and that uncertainties and risks are included in contingencies ad risk allowances

• Quality front-end-loading with reference to all technical/engineering aspect

• Handover, commissioning and start-up activities are technically sound and that adequate resources and planned for and mobilized in time

• Develop and execute plant proving trial and delivery of proving reports

• Strategy and implementation technical interfaces management

• Manage subproject engineering manager and providing leadership and an aligned approach

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to +27 (0) 86 605 3312. You can also contact Lindy on +27 (0) 21 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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