PROJECT ENGINEER (MECHANICAL) – Columbus Stainless (PTY) LTD. – Middelburg

Columbus Stainless (PTY) LTD.

Columbus Stainless (PTY) LTD.
2023-08-15 Middelburg

Job Ref #: CS-138
Industry: Manufacturing
Job Type: Permanent
Positions Available: 1

Columbus Stainless, founded in 1966 and part of the Multinational Acerinox Group, is proud to be the only producer of stainless steel on the African Continent. Durable and 100% recyclable, stainless steel has boundless potential as the preferred metal for the future, and Columbus remains dedicated to playing a significant role in South Africa’s growth and development.

Job Description

To remain one of the top stainless steel producers, we recruit excellent calibre people and are committed to training and developing them to reach their full potential and share in our successes.

The Mechanical Projects Engineer is responsible to conceptualize and/or implement maintenance improvement, new equipment, equipment upgrade and equipment refurbishment projects. To implement and control change processes for the maximum benefit of Columbus Stainless

Job Requirements


~ Minimum qualification on S4/T3 in Mechanical Engineering, with 5 years’ of relevant experience in the metal manufacturing industry (furnaces, hot and cold

rolling and other heavy engineering industries), with at least two years involvement in implementing projects.

~ The ideal candidate will hold a B. Eng., B. Tech./T4 in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in the metals manufacturing/consulting

industry or conducting feasibilities/implementing capital projects.

~ MDP with more than 2 years in management/Project management roll will be an advantage.

~ Computer literate;

~ Must have the ability to work under pressure and meet work deadlines with attention to detail.


~ The main role of the job is to conduct Feasibility Studies and make recommendations, implement approved projects:

Engineering, Cost, Procure, Manage and Implement Capital Projects relating to a wide range of technologies and applications utilizing suitable companies

with a focus on civil, structural and mechanical disciplines and Project Management of complete projects.6

~ Feasibility studies: Define the problem, identify possible solutions, analyze the technology, evaluate the options and make recommendations including

returns on investment calculations.

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