Executive Manager Process Engineer Job at Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RF) (Pty) Ltd – in Potchefstroom, North West

Job Description


Plans and controls technical resources in support of process and product improvement, to ensure cost reduction.

Implements technically innovative strategies and investigation techniques to support manufacturing operations in a efficient and effective manner.

Design and establish new processes which translates user requirements into system / sub-system functions within the company’s business processes.

Leads and participates in the following

Risk assesments

Technical and Quality investigations

Process (raw material to final product) analysis

Technical trouble-shooting and rapid problem-solving.

Assist Product Development Group during product or process development and ensure a smooth industrialization of the equipment.

Evaluation, specification and optimization of present operational systems in terms of effectiveness.

Attend and participate in technical meetings

Compiling and reviewing process related documentation.

People Management and Development

Establish interfaces between suppliers, operations and clients to provide process specifications as required to fully implement process improvements.

Provides technically innovative mentorship to plant personnel to aid the simplification of process and manages students to develop technical skills needed for plant support.

Financial Management

Gives input to annual budgets & forecasts. Measures and controls costs and overhead expenditure. Originates capital expenditure proposals

Tracks progress to cost containment initiatives and manages and reports regularly.

Compliance to Legislation and Business Systems

Ensure designs, projects, modifications and installations adhere to appropriate regulations within OHS Act and Explosive Act.

Adheres and Implements Rheinmetall Denel Munitions Policies and Procedures and ensures compliance to ISO Standards with respect to SHE/Quality/Environmental


A minimum B-Tech / B-Eng / B.Sc Tertiary education. Preference will be given to Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

5 Years’ experience of leading a team at Middle Management level is essential.

Broad experience in a development and manufacturing environment (Explosive / Engineering / Technical).

In depth knowledge of SHE/Quality Systems, other computerized project management tools and process improvements techniques.

Fully computer literate and has excellent communication and presentation skills.

Experience with ERP / MES systems.

Advanced systems engineering training.

Good communication, planning and organizing skills

Self-motivated, independent and tenacious individual who is results driven.

A team player with good interpersonal skills and the capability to interact with people at all levels.

At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


Impact and cover – the Weapon and Ammunition Division’s portfolio includes solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as comprehensive protection. Whether on land, at sea or in the air, Rheinmetall supplies impressive systems that ensure superiority on the battlefields and operational areas of today and the future. The division is divided into three business units: Weapon and Munition, Propulsion Systems and Protection Systems.

Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.

About Company

Company: Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RF) (Pty) Ltd –

Company Location:  Potchefstroom, North West

About Rheinmetall Denel Munition (RF) (Pty) Ltd -