Mechanical Laboratory Technical Specialist – Mining Industry – Hire Resolve We’ll help you find the perfect job – Middelburg

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Job Title: Mechanical Laboratory Technical Specialist – Mining Industry
Location: Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Summary:
Hire Resolve’s client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Laboratory Technical Specialist to join their team in Mpumalanga. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and conducting tests and experiments on various mechanical components and equipment in our laboratory to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in mechanical engineering, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.


  • Ensure that testing conducted in the Mechanical Laboratory meets both business and laboratory standards.
  • Conduct non-routine tests, optimize processes, develop new test methods, enhance existing ones, troubleshoot technical issues, and update relevant systems accordingly.
  • Manage validations, establish revalidation criteria, and compile validation documentation.
  • Commission equipment and instruments following Laboratory practices and procedures.
  • Enhance existing quality control systems to uphold the validity and accuracy of testing.
  • Perform internal calibrations and verifications on relevant equipment.
  • Evaluate suppliers critical to quality.
  • Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • BEng Degree in Metallurgy and Material Science or a BSc Honors Degree in Material Science
  • 2 years of relevant laboratory experience at a technician level in testing and quality management
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical testing procedures and equipment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office and other technical software programs
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations
  • Benefits:

  • Salary: R400K-R600K per year
  • Family Responsibility Leave (if applicable)
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