• Do you have an aptitude and passion for technical drawings?
  • Are you an adaptable quick learner?
  • Do you have basic understanding/knowledge of both hand drawings and computer-aided design (CAD)?
  • Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external colleagues and clients?

We are currently looking for a dynamic Draughtsperson.

What we do:

We design and manufacture collision avoidance systems and vehicle management systems for the mining industry. We have extensive experience in PCB design, firmware design and software design.

We have a strong team of designers and have established building blocks for our products that allow us to quickly respond to client requirements. We continuously develop new products, that will not only have you interpret the ideas of new designs but also give you ample opportunity to translate those ideas and designs into a workable set of documentation for our mechanical production section or other manufacturers.

What you will do:

  • Design and drawing of enclosures and parts and prototypes
  • Machine and assembling of prototypes
  • Operate equipment and CNC Machines (Including programming)
  • Identify and communicate potential design problems to the rest of the team.
  • Mechanical data pack management
  • Calculate dimensions and material requirements
  • Assembly and stripping of enclosures
  • General assistance for engineers
  • General administrative work
  • Printing on parts and enclosures
  • Quality control
  • Deburring/Chamfering of parts
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Assist designers with drawings
  • Update mechanical BOM’s
  • Adhoc assistance in Mechanical workshop

What you will need:

  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) with Mathematics/ Mathematics Literacy & Engineering Graphics & Design (Technical Drawing)
  • Formal qualification in Engineering Drawing and Graphics
  • Ability to follow specifications and perform calculations to create various technical drawings.
  • Proven ability to design for Injection moulding, Vacuum forming and ABS plastic enclosures.
  • Understanding / knowledge of SolidWorks CAD program and V-Curve Pro.
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Timekeeping skills
  • Client liaising skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Willingness to work beyond normal office hours when required.

We offer:

  • A professional work environment
  • A competitive salary that is negotiable and depending on experience.

Mernok Elektronik designs, manufactures and supplies Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) as well as vehicle management systems and peripherals for the South African mining industry.

If you want to join this successful team, please send your CV along with a brief covering letter (1 document) to renatha@mernok.co.za

Confidentiality assured.  Please note:  Only South African citizens, who are suitably qualified and meet the requirements of the position, need apply; only successful short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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