Coca-Cola: Project Engineer

at Coca-Cola (view profile)
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted August 28, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time


Closing Date 2020/09/01 Reference Number CCB200825-7 Job Title Project Engineer Function Manufacturing Company Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa Job Type Fixed Term (Temporary) Location – Country South Africa Location – Province Gauteng Location – Town / City Pretoria West Job Description To ensure the successful execution of Engineering, New Product Development and Packaging Optimisation Projects within budget & time constraints, meeting Customer Quality requirements and Legal/Contractual requirements. Key Duties & Responsibilities • Design technical solutions which are holistic, sustainable and deliver the best value to the Soft Drink business, and which are integrated fully into existing operations where relevant. • Optimise the selected Capital Projects to ensure the best capital value. • Prepare basic Business Cases for effective justification of selected Capital Projects. • Manage the tender and solicitation of supply within the Company’s commercial requirements. • Understand and review procurement contracts to manage the required supply to the Company. • Deliver selected Manufacturing Capital Projects on time, within approved budgets and to required standards and specifications in order to realise business benefit. • Supervise and manage the capital expenditure of projects within the Company’s financial requirements. Work with operational stakeholders in project teams to deliver effective projects. • Interface with all relevant business and industry stakeholders in executing projects (Planning, Finance, NPD/Packaging, Manufacturing site teams, Centres of Excellence, suppliers, consultants) and maintain effective relationships to ensure continuity of delivery. • Monitor and assimilate industry trends and technology developments to implement in capital projects and support Manufacturing sites; retain gained knowledge and experience through development of technical standards. Skills, Experience & Education QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE • BSc Engineering qualification in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. • 2-5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment. • Specific beverage manufacturing and project environment experience an advantage. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS • Maintenance, design, construction and commissioning of FMCG Plant, Equipment and Buildings. • Knowledge of current applicable legislation (QESH Stds. & Procedures) and Contract Law. • Plant & process knowledge and strong general knowledge of all engineering disciplines e.g. Process, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Civil, Control and Automation. • Financial Management, Presentation and Negotiation skills. • Design and Draughting skills will be an advantage. • People / inter-personal skills. • Skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office package, SAP, and relevant Project Engineering packages. ATTRIBUTES • Effective communication – verbal, written, presentation; technical and non-technical. • Non-hierarchical influence and motivation of others. • Strong self-motivation, ability to work alone and in teams. • Analytical thinking. • Effective work planning and time management.