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Job Title
Project Engineer: Body Shop Planning)
Employment Type
Full Time
1 to 3 years
Job Published
09 February 2024
Job Reference No.

Job Description


  • B.Eng in Mechatronics
  • At least 3 years of relevant Project Planning experience


  • Knowledge of production processes, layouts, facilities and engineering disciplines
  • Knowledge of quality tools e.g. FMEA, Poke Yoke, Fishbone Diagram as well as process and machine capability studies
  • Knowledge of Body-in-White and complete vehicle-build processes and assemblies
  • Knowledge of jigs, fixtures, gauges, press tools and vehicle build processes
  • Project management experience
  • Must have facilitation, problem-solving, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Must be assertive and be able to manage conflict
  • Must be highly computer literate in MS Office
  • Able to present, negotiate and communicate at all levels
  • Extremely motivated, flexible and able to perform in stressful environments


  • Plan, coordinate or conduct FMEAs and simulations as part of concept establishment
  • Evaluate and agree on the proposed solutions to secure optimal production processes
  • Create facility layouts in Micro Station (HLS), compare product data view facility designs in Catia V5 and create process plans as well as costing in Tecnomatix Process Designer and Process Simulate
  • Formulate, supervise and control project timing plans with the aid of MSProject or any other suitable software to ensure that activities required for achieving project scope and objectives are completed in time; and reports are completed and distributed to all relevant stakeholders
  • Formulate and compile detailed product specifications to ensure proper implementation of the entire process for facilities, machines, equipment, tools, automation and services
  • Ensure and direct the approval of funds for purchasing required facilities, machines, equipment, tools or services by compiling, issuing and monitoring the appropriation process to finance
  • Conduct and coordinate trials during VFF, PVS, and O-Series build and implement corrective actions to ensure production readiness for the Start of Production and Series build
  • Coordinate training for production and maintenance personnel during VFF, PVS and O-Series on the correct use of the equipment and facilities
  • Supervising trials, commissioning and measuring (dimensional) of new facilities to ensure the production process is ergonomic and capable of producing the required quality and consistency
  • Organize and monitor the installation of air, water, gas and electrical services to support the processes when issuing a general service request (GSR) to Central Plant Engineering
  • Examine, analyze and assess engineering change requests (ECRs) as issued in AVON/ TEVON and provide reports on the feasibility and investment requirements to introduce the ECR




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