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Junior Process Engineer

Position Detail 

Job Title

Junior Process Engineer

Job Grade

 

Job Code

E04

Department 

Engineering

Date Reviewed  

2021/12/10

Location

Modderfontein

Employment Status

Permanent

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of this role is to provide turnkey engineering solutions for water treatment problems. This role includes the design, costing, writing proposals for-, sale, and management of water treatment projects. Management of projects is included in this role including overseeing procurement for the project, managing the budget of the project. 

 

Other tasks may be asked of the Junior Process Engineer such as assisting more senior engineers with their projects or any day-to-day administration and tasks that they would like assistance on. 

 

Business development is also crucial to all roles at Watericon- one must be able to represent the company and its values. 

reporting structure

 

  • 2nd Line Manager (2nd Level)
    CEO

 

  • 1ST Line Manager (1st Level)
    Engineering Manager
  • This Position 
    Junior Process Manager

 

  • Subordinate  (1st Level)

 

  • Subordinate (2nd Level)

Position Description 

 

KEY RESULT AREAS 

TIME SPEND

Proposals and Design

  • Respond to customer/client request for engineering solutions with – questions when necessary and solutions when available. This includes drafting a proposal and costing for an enquiry. 
  • In Preparing quotes, scopes of work, datasheets, pumps, other engineering items and calculations and selection and sizing of equipment must all be included. 
  • Ensuring all deadlines are met. If no external deadline is set by the client or one’s manager, one must create one’s own deadline and ensure it is met. 
  • Follow-up on previously sent quotes 
  • Maintaining existing relationships with clients/customers and creating new relationships when faced with the opportunity to do so. 
  • This can also include design work and administrative tasks for more senior engineering staff

40

Project Management 

  • Project management includes managing the relationship with the customer throughout the duration of the project.
  • Project management includes ensuring that the project does not go over budget, overseeing procurement and assembly/build of the project, ensuring the project is before its deadline. 
  • Testing the equipment and ensuring the quality of the project is up to Watericon’s standard. 
  • This can also include project management and administrative project related tasks for more senior engineering staff

40

Site Work 

  • Site work includes site visits to potential clients 
  • Also included is any on site commissioning and installation of plants designed- this will require assistance from a more senior or experienced colleague. 
  • Training and handover of projects- this will require assistance from a more senior or experienced colleague.

10

Creating learning opportunities

  • One must create learning opportunities by asking to assist tasks that one has never performed before to create problem solving awareness and collaboration opportunities with more senior colleagues or opportunities to self-learn how to problem solve. 
  • This can also include taking part in any meetings or trainings in which one can upskill oneself. 

10

TOTAL

100 %

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

 

Personal Drive

Confident, resilient, and output driven 

Business Awareness

Identifies and explores business opportunities and understands the business concerns and priorities 

Teamwork 

Works cooperatively and flexibly with others 

Communications

Communicates clearly and persuasively: orally and in writing

Customer Focus

Exercises increasing care in looking after internal and external customers

Developing others

Fosters the development of members of the team, providing feedback, support, encouragement, and coaching 

Flexibility 

Adapts to work easily and effectively in different situations and embraces continual improvement and change in the organisational sense

Leadership Qualities 

Guides, encourage and motivate individuals and teams to meet organisational objectives 

Planning 

Decides on sources of action, ensuring that resources required to implement the action will be available and scheduling work to achieve required results

Problem solving 

Analyses situations, diagnoses problems, identifies the key issues. Establish and evaluate alternative courses of actions. Produces logical, practical, and acceptable outcomes 

CORE BUSINESS VALUES

Quality 

Ensures that the organisations Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Processes are adhered to   

Continuous Improvements

Continuously seeks to improve processes to the betterment of the company

Customer Service

Adheres to the voice of the customer  

Innovation 

Encourages his/her department to be better, faster and to find new solutions 

Care of people 

Looks after his/her people and sees them as the best asset to the company 

Safety 

Accepts that Safety is not negotiable. All functions operate under safety policies and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of staff and visitors  

Environment

Accepts that the Environment is not negotiable. All functions operate under environmental policies and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of staff and visitors 

People Management 

Sets departmental objectives and KPI’’s and review and manage through the Performance Management system

COMMON CORE VALUES

Integrity 

Is honest and reliable. 

Impartiality 

Is fair and even-handed dealing with internal and external customers and colleagues 

Professionalism 

Provides high quality work ethic, output, advice, and support services 

Efficiency 

Uses resources responsible and cost effectively

Mutual respect 

Treats everyone with respect, courtesy, and dignity. Adult to Adult collaborative approach 

Client and Customer focus 

Is responsive to the needs of co – employees, members of the public and customers 

FORMAL EDUCATION / ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

Tertiary

BSc Chemical Engineering- Complete

MSc Engineering by Research (Chemical) – In Progress

EXPERIENCE

In this role

No Previous Experience in Engineering within the Water Sector

Experience includes an internship for a company that served as a platform for communication and collaboration for the Smart Water Sector 

 

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATION 

Membership 

ECSA Registered, WomEng Approved Mentor 

Licences  

Valid driver’s licence. 

  
  
 
 
 
 

SPECIFIC KOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

KNOWLEDGE IN 

Technical Knowledge

Understanding of water treatment technologies available, mathematical, chemical and analytical skills. 

Knowledge and understanding of engineering principles

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES IN

Projects

Effective planning, organising and co-ordination skills 

decision skills 

Effective problem solving and decision making, results driven

Communication  

Effective and articulate verbal and written communication abilities  

Computer Literacy 

Competent with MS Office as well as engineering software (such as Toray and Avista projection software and Aspen design software) 

Technical data

Attention to detail

Project Management 

Project management experience will be advantageous 

Attention to detail 

Critical thinking abilities, problem solving mindset

Business Acumen

Strategic commercial awareness

If you feel you have got what it takes please send C.V to hr@watericon.co.za
If you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks then please note your submission was unsuccessful.