Advert: Technician III (Business Systems - RDM Somerset West)

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:48 -- rdm

 

POSITION:                                TECHNICIAN III – Propellant Evaluation

DIVISION:                                 BUSINESS SYSTEMS – SOMERSET WEST

REPORTING TO:                      N25 TEST FACILITY MANAGER

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:  Manage and operate the RDM Small Arms Test Facility at the Rheinmetall Denel  

                                           Munition Somerset West Site. Perform ballistics tests on small and medium

                                           calibre ammunition. Design ballistic experiments, measure ballistic parameters,         

                                           analyse and report experimental data.

 

 

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

 

 

  • Facility Management

  • Data Capture and Analysis and Reporting

  • Improve, Maintain and Motivate the Acquisition of Test Equipment

  • Develop new Test Equipment and Test Procedures

  • Ammunition components Stock Acquisition and Control

  • Development and Marketing Support.

  • Product Analysis and Improvement

  • Generate Documentation

  • Training/Personnel management

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum National Diploma in Mechanical, Electronics or Chemical engineering or relevant NQF 7 equivalent qualification with 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with and a Passion for Small/Medium Arms Weaponry and Ammunition.

  • High degree of responsibility and discipline is an absolute requirement.

  • Ability to work accurately and precisely with data acquisition and reporting.

  • Quick learner, self-driven and a team player.

  • Knowledge of measurement systems: transducers, amplifiers and data logging.

  • Ability to analyse and interpret test data.

  • Computer literacy, especially with MS Excel and MS Word.

  • Technical writing skills.

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/2000 systems.

  • Driver’s License.

     

    CLOSING DATE:  FRIDAY, 10 NOVEMBER 2017

 

Enquiries concerning the post responsibilities may be directed to Mr Niel Malan, email:  daniel.malan@rheinmetall-denelmunition.com.

 

A comprehensive CV with a covering letter and Certificates to be forwarded to Thembisa George, Human Resources Department, or email: thembisa.george@rheinmetall-denelmunition.com or fax: 086 201 8000.

 

Rheimetall Denel Munition is an Employment Equity Employer that gives preference to suitable candidates who add to the diversity of the company.

 

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