Process Engineer (Paint)

Job Description


  • An automotive manufacturing company in the Eastern Cape is looking for Paint Process Engineer

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Evaluating the cleanliness of the bodies and Paint Shop Environs and Identify Dirt / Contaminants in all sections of the Plant.
  • Supporting Production in the analysis, identification of the dirt and implement actions to eliminate it Develop and maintaining Dirt Library to be used as reference.
  • Participating in workshops as part of continuous improvement program focusing on process improvements, layouts, tooling, material flow improvements, cost savings, manufacturing concepts, manpower planning and cycle time improvements.

  • To liaise with internal customers and internal / external suppliers on potential projects and projects in progress to ensure that quality, cost and schedule standards are adhered to.
  • Coordinating PVS build in order to optimize facilities, equipment, and plant-/process layouts and to get production sign off.
  • Assisting with the start of production (S.O.P.) in order to ensure a smooth transition to the required production volume.
  • Planning, implementing and controlling new processes procedures or production changes, and or facility tooling changes.
  • Evaluating equipment and facilities and to upgrade or replace where needed.
  • Supporting and assisting suppliers in the identification of the real cause of quality and process problems created by their products.

Education and Experience 

  • National Diploma in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production / Operations Management.
  • 3 years’ experience in Production environment.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and material in the Paint Shop Environment.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Computer Literacy
  • Sound Technical knowledge with respect to materials.
  • Proven analytical and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Report Writing
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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