Epiroc South Africa: Industrial Designer Internships 2024

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd is recruiting: recent graduates are invited to apply for the Industrial Designer Internships 2024.

Closing date: 14 June 2024

Locations: Centurion, Pretoria – Gauteng

Job Purpose

This is a 6-month contract where the mission will be to support the current Draughts person to create technical drawings and plans.

This is a supportive role and plays a pivotal role in translating design concepts and specifications into drawings, diagrams and schematics.

Main Responsibilities or Functions

•    Finalize detailed technical drawings, plans, and diagrams based on specifications provided by engineers or designers. 
•    Assist with designs for enclosures for various manufacturing methods. 
•    Support the development of designs suitable for vacuum forming processes, ensuring proper mould design and material selection.    

•    Adhere to industry standards, regulations, and project requirements to produce high-quality drawings.
•    Generate multiple views, cross-sections, and detailed drawings to provide  comprehensive documentation of the design. 
•    Assist in creating precise assembly drawings for manufacturing.
•    Review drawings for errors, inconsistencies, or conflicts and make revisions as necessary. 
•    Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) software such as AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc. to create, modify, and finalize drawings. 

Collaborate with Design Teams: 
•    Work closely with engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand project objectives, requirements, and constraints. Collaborate effectively to incorporate design changes and address feedback throughout the drafting process.

•    Manage drafting tasks efficiently to meet project deadlines and milestones. Prioritize workload and communicate any potential delays or obstacles to project managers or supervisors.
•    Organize and maintain drawing files, records, and documentation in accordance with project standards and protocols. Ensure that drawings are properly archived and accessible for future reference or revisions.

Learning and Growth:
•    Keep abreast of advancements in CAD technology, drafting techniques, and industry best practices. Continuously improve skills and knowledge through professional development opportunities and training programs.
•    Participate in activities as described in Personal Development Plan, as agreed with the Engineering Manager. 
•    Facilitate knowledge sharing and skills development processes (best practice, lessons learnt, etc.).

Health, Safety & Environment:
•    Take responsibility for your own safety in the workplace.
•    Ensure that your immediate work area is safe and that you report all incidents and near misses.
•    Comply to all health, safety and environmental rules and requirements as set by the Company.

Sustainability Goals:
•    Acquaint yourself with the sustainability targets and goals as set by the Company from time to time.
•    Support the Company in achieving the targets and goals.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or vocational training in drafting, engineering technology, Industrial Design or a related field.
  • Relevant coursework in CAD drafting, technical drawing, and engineering principles is advantageous.
  • Beginner experience required in 3D modelling techniques and rendering software to create realistic visualizations and presentations of designs

Behaviours and Skills

  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Problem solving and resolution
  • Innovation
  • Commitment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Abilities to multitask on different projects and tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Accountability
  • Change management

How to Apply

Please APPLY HERE for this exciting career opportunity.

Closing Date: 14 June 2024

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We wish you all the best in your job-search!

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