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Job Title
Senior Engineer, Industrial
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Job Profile (Downloadable)
P40165741 – Senior Engineer Industrial The ConneXXion.pdf (88.28 kb) – 1/19/2021 5:54:58 PM
Job Advert Summary
PURPOSE: • To deliver expert technical support in Industrial Engineering discipline to Operations, Business Improvement, Digital@Exxaro and Business Planning processes. MAJOR CHALLENGES: • Translating Business and Operational issues into tools, models and simulations to enable better decision making • Supporting multiple areas and multiple projects concurrently through expert technical Industrial Engineering services
Minimum Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS: • BEng Industrial Engineering (Essential/Minimum or) • BEng Engineering (Relevant) (Essential/Minimum and) • BEng (Hons) Industrial Engineering (Essential/Minimum) • Management Development Programme (Recommended/Desirable) EXPERIENCE: 6-8 years Experience in Project Evaluation and Improvement, Industrial Engineering tools and techniques. Exposure to projects in heavy industry environment. Mining processes; Dynamic Simulation modelling; Operational Research; Work and Method studies, Economical evaluations, Improvement methodologies with Project management exposure Importance: Essential/Minimum Involvement: Operational REQUIREMENTS: • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro) • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro) • Competence: MS Office Relevant Package (Essential/Minimum) • Competence: Simulation Modelling (Recommended/Desirable)
Duties & Responsibilities
The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following: Best Practice and Knowledge Management • Intellectual property management and protection • Create and manage professional networks • Participate in tertiary educational relationships • Participate in professional external forums • Continuously monitors exchange and preservation of information between operations and individuals to facilitate effective knowledge management • Stay abreast with advances in field of Industrial Engineering and Innovation • Encourage knowledge sharing and duplication of best practices between Business Unit’s (BU’s) and areas Business Performance, Operations and Continuous Improvement • Technical contribution across multiple Industrial Engineering skills areas • Continuous scanning of technology advancements to ensure the Company has access to appropriate technology to meet business needs and continues to expand technical base • Implement appropriate systems to deliver quality engineering outcomes to support projects and Business Units (BU’s) • Support Business Improvement, Digital@Exxaro and Operational Excellence programme through expert technical Industrial Engineering services • Statistical analysis of production data to identify certain trends that might influence future business optimisation opportunities at an operational level Customer and Client Relationship Management • Support core business by ensuring appropriate stakeholder relationships toward enhancing corporate profile • Manage internal and external relations, including the interface with external providers or other functions responsible to ensure that business needs are met, and employees are satisfied Optimisation Support • Develop and maintain operational costing model to evaluate all production schedules financially, support Business Planning and Capital motivations • Support the process of evaluating alternative production schedules and equipment utilization philosophies through the use of simulations • Technically support the process of determining future equipment fleet size requirements • Technical support and development of tools and techniques to assist Operational Excellence, Data Science and Digital@Exxaro improvement processes Process Support • Support with the translation of the Functional Strategy into achievable outputs • Statistical analysis of production data to identify certain trends that might influence future production scheduling on a BU level • Support with the business performance reporting process Safe and Healthy Work Environment • Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis • Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations, rectify and report to superior • Comply with Safety Health and Environmental (SHE)/technical requirements • Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times Behavioural Alignment Demonstrates the following: • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy. If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity Policy.