Somerset West / South Africa / Maintenance / Full time

Process Engineer

What you will enjoy doing

  • Ensure all IM-PRE machines are operating safely, efficiently and reliably, according to recommended operating guidelines
  • Ensure quality product are being produced at all times and process is optimized to the fullest extent
  • Ensure all raw materials required are available and defect free before being put into machine
  • Ensure proper functioning of machinery
  • Assist the Production Manager / Process Technicians in implementing required training for Machine Operators / Machine Setters
  • Support Production activities
  • Participate in Tool Design Reviews and recommend improvements to optimize moulding, setup, and overall manufacturing
  • Analyse and improve existing processes using production data, design of experiments,
  • Six Sigma and other methods to improve manufacturing processes for cost reduction and quality improvement to increase efficiencies
  • Troubleshoot moulding and manufacturing processes and material issues.
  • Work with internal and external resources to resolve moulding and manufacturing issues and implement long-term solutions
  • Research, develop and implement manufacturing process controls, machinery modifications and improvements
  • Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are consistently followed
  • Responsible for reporting potential Food Safety hazards and comply with the food safety management system requirements

What makes you great

  • Technical Qualification with min. 2 years plastics processing experience
  • Toolmaking, Mechanical or Electric/Electronic systems
  • Ability to lead people and to generate a positive team environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to successfully train technical and other non-exempt personnel
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Effective time management and task/project prioritization with minimal supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to operate forklifts and crane
  • Proficient with computer applications (e.g. Power Point, Excel, Access)
  • High cleanliness standards for the machines and work area
  • Excellent communication skills in local language and English

What you can expect working with us

  • Market Related Salary
  • Professional working environment with Global Exposure
  • Pension Benefit
  • Medical Aid
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • We facilitate a smooth start through individual and accurate training and professional guidance and support
  • We offer you a challenging task with a high degree of personal responsibility 
  • Your individual performance will be remunerated and your development will be supported by us



ms Lelethu Hlati , Human Resources

Cnr Hazeldene Drive & N2, Julian Way

7130 Somerset West

+27 218 403 770