Lead Mechanical Engineer - #336853

Network Engineering

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: NES018021-Phind-1

Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer with a passion for designing and enhancing armored vehicles or cash-in-transit vehicles? Do you thrive in leading teams and tackling complex engineering challenges? We're seeking a talented individual like you to join us and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our innovative projects.

  • Lead the mechanical design and development of armored vehicles or cash-in-transit vehicles, ensuring compliance with industry standards and customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project objectives, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Oversee the entire product lifecycle, from conceptual design to production and implementation.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential design constraints and opportunities.
  • Develop detailed engineering specifications, drawings, and documentation for vehicle components and systems.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and support staff.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers and vendors to source components and materials, ensuring quality and cost-effectiveness.
  • Conduct prototype testing and validation, analyzing results and making necessary design modifications.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory changes relevant to armored vehicle or cash-in-transit vehicle design.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in mechanical design, preferably with a focus on armored vehicles or cash-in-transit vehicles.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD) and other relevant engineering tools.
  • Strong understanding of vehicle dynamics, structural mechanics, and materials science.
  • Experience with regulatory standards and safety requirements applicable to armored vehicles or cash-in-transit vehicles.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage timelines, and allocate resources effectively.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a track record of leading successful engineering projects from conception to completion.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with a proactive approach to resolving technical challenges.

If you haven't heard from us within two weeks of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. We appreciate the time and effort you put into applying for this position and encourage you to explore other opportunities within our organization in the future.

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