Job title: Mechanical Engineer (Opto-mechanics)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Engineering
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job published: 2021-08-27
Job ID: 33973
Contact name: Jan van Dyk
Contact email:

Job Description

Our client is a developer of high-tech instrumentation and mechanical systems and seeks to employ a suitably qualified Mechanical Engineer to join their professional team.

For the position you would be required to have:

  • B. Eng/ B. Sc in Mechanical ESSENTIAL
  • Around 10 years’ experience in a high technology design and development environment with detailed fine mechanics experience
  • Proficient in CAD, preferably Siemens NX
  • Stress analysis from first principles and FEA
  • FMECA or equivalent risk assessment technique
  • Solid experience in systems engineering processes and configuration control
  • Experience with Siemens PLM
  • Experience with ZEMAX
  • Experience in opto-mechanical design, handling, alignment, integration, assembly and testing

Responsibilities would include you to:

  • Analysis, design, and development of advanced multidisciplinary systems using systems engineering processes.
  • Perform opto-mechanical engineering of advanced instrumentation and test equipment.
  • Lead conceptual designs.
  • Improve on standards and best practices in the mechanical area of expertise.
  • Perform quality control of work through appropriate mechanical design reviews.
  • Perform project management duties on assigned projects.
  • Support configuration management plans.
  • Participate in developing SOPs
  • Participate in budget planning for operations, projects, and asset renewal.
  • Participate in risk assessments (FMECA).
  • Support human capital development of the mechanical team through training, knowledge transfer and mentorship.

This is a senior role and a remuneration package commensurate with experience is on offer

Please apply online or contact Jan van Dyk on 021 – 531 2015 for more information