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Job title: Project Engineer (JIT and Sewing)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 05 February 2021
Job reference no: 3171711259

Job Description

An established Automotive Manufacturing Supplier, seeks to employ a Project Engineer, focusing on JIT and Sewing.


Minimum requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric

National Diploma: Industrial Engineering

3+ years experience in a similar role


Maintain and update current / future BOMs:

- Receive / Review Customer & Supplier Info

- Updating Product Requirements Overview

- Updating/Maintain Engineering Drawings

- Load, edit & Maintain CAD Data (Gerber/Lectra)

- Create Markers / Summary Sheets

- Review & Maintain ODS With Usages

- Load New Parts Into SRM

- Maintain Item Master Data / BOMs in XPPS

- Maintain BOMs in LJS

- Review BOM Audit Schedule & Finding Closure


Implement Engineering Changes:

- Receive/Create Timing Plans as Per Customer Requirements

- Co-ordinating Activities as Per Timing.

- Create Material Parts List for PPAP Submission.

- Update LPBS With New Part No.’s


Ensure Effective Process Planning:

- Conducting Regular Review of Time & Method Studies

- Update & Maintain ODS Requirements as Per

- Customer Demand / Changes

- Ensure Work Instructions Tie Up to Actual

- Maintain Line/Plant Layouts


Ensure Templates Are Received from Customer & Proper Control Adhered To:

- Update & Control of Schematics/Template Register

- Issuing & Control of Templates to All Relevant Dept.’s


Ensure Cutting Knives Are Manufactured to Specification / Cutting Markers Are Generated & Controlled / Correctness of Engineering

- Performing the Required Approval of Tooling Prior To Cutting

- Send Out CAD/Templates for Knife Manufacture

- Preparing Markers to Ensure Best Material Utilization/Yields That the Cutting Machine Will Allow

- Issuing Supplier with Updated Info/Schematics

- Regular Communication to Suppliers on Changes & Implementation


Assist with Proposed Investments & Expenditure Regarding Changes:

Calculating the Necessary Investment Costs for PAR Submissions


Process Audits


ODS Audits:

- Quarterly Audits to be done to Ensure Correct Labour Is Being Met.


BOM Audits:

- Periodic Follow Up with Team to Ensure Adherence to Bom Audit Schedule in Order to Be Soc Compliance & Bom Accuracy


Update Plant Layouts:

- Quarterly Review of Plant / Line Layouts According to ODS / Manning Plan



- BOMs Created In XPPS

- Run IMDS Program & Submission of BOMs to PETC

- IRT Created & Submitted with BOMs to PETC


Creating Operator Work Instructions & Key Information Guides (VA’s)

- Listing a step-by-step Instruction of All Job Process Methods & Ensure a Graphic representation Of the Tasks Thereof.

- Specifications from Customer / Drawing Included


Aftermarket Activities:

- Create / Generate Markers for P & A Cutting

- Gather / Supply BOMs / Living List/Schematics / Drawings / WI’s To Assist with Manufacture