Job title: Industrial Engineer - Factory
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Pretoria East
Salary type: Monthly
Job published: 2019-06-07
Job ID: 32347

Job Description

Purpose of position

Implement operational excellence in a manufacturing environment to create good quality products with the efficient use of resources (labour, machinery, raw materials, information, floor space, electricity).

Key Performance Areas

Increasing production productivity and quality and reducing input costs.

Main duties

  • General oversee of factory workers and their job duties.
  • Implementation of production strategy, H&S processes and quality standards.
  • Promote discipline and motivation among the factory workers by adhering to labour law and company policies.
  • Stock control (raw materials, WIP inventory and finished products) in warehouse and manufacturing environments.
  • Maintain healthy raw material stock holding in co-operation with the Purchasing and Warehouse personnel.
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure that the design, quality and productivity intents are realised.
  • Manage factory equipment maintenance according to defined timelines and budget.
  • Promote lean manufacturing and manufacturing flow on the shop floor by continually striving to reduce manufacturing waste.
  • Stay abreast of manufacturing best practices.
  • Adhere to and report on production targets and due dates.

Resources Required

  • Education: Minimum B.Tech diploma/degree
  • Sage ERP experience preferable
  • Ability to create and interpret 3D and 2D data


  • General manufacturing processes
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office suite)


  • Disciplined, proactive and a high attention to detail
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Goal and team orientated
  • Fast sense of logical thought
  • Good EQ and people skills

Physical demands

  • Working in a steel manufacturing and office environments
  • Ability to work under pressure to milestone due dates