3D Draughtman and Technical Buyer needed: APPLY HERE
3D Draughtsman & Technical Buyer
Manitou SOUTH AFRICA (MSA)
With a direct report to the Engineering Manager, this position has responsibility for technical purchasing, and draughting on Solid works or similar 3d packages. It requires the job holder to interact with key external and internal stakeholders, whilst ensuring a consistent output.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in establishing MSA supplier requirements (safety, capabilities, capacity, flexibility, quality systems, B-BBEE, etc).
Conduct supplier evaluation/audits and assist in identifying appropriate suppliers.
Negotiate supplier T&C’s, warranty, delivery, quality, etc
Identify, monitor supplier performance metrics and establish service level agreements.
Facilitate bid analyses based on financial, technical, safety and quality metrics.
Negotiate components/services costs.
Long term strategic supplier requirements.
Establishing and maintaining purchasing processes.
Identify cost reduction opportunities.
Identify supplier risks and prepare contingencies.
Develop and maintain an appropriate materials resource planning (MRP) system to streamline materials and services delivery to MSA.
Interface MRP system in to MSA existing systems.
3d concept creation and draughting.
Preparation of fabrication drawings.
Promote a health and safety culture within the business.
ND/NHD in Mechanical engineering
A minimum of 3 years’ experience
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with people at various levels from shop floor to senior management.
Technically Adept, and conversive with engineering tolerances, terminology and concepts.
Knowledge of drafting standards.
Computer literacy with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Experience in using Solidworks or CAD programmes.
Quality and productivity focused.
Sound ethical values, self-driven and high energy.
Internal interactions: Works in partnership with almost all departments of Manitou SA to ensure sound buying practice and alignment.
External interactions: Represents the company as appropriate in its relationships with major suppliers, competitors.
LOCATION & EXPECTED TRAVEL:
This position is based in Proton Industrial Park, South Africa.
Job Type: Full-time
Mechanical Engineering: 3 years (Preferred)