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Electrical Component Engineer (F/m/d) – Kariega needed at Volkswagen Group South Africa

Job title : Electrical Component Engineer (F/m/d) – Kariega

Job Location : Eastern Cape,

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Brief Role Description

To ensure VWSA products are engineered to local market requirements by designing, developing, testing and introducing locally manufactured components, by adapting and developing German sourced designs to be compatible with local environmental conditions and by issuing technical data in line with the correct component engineering level to meet the following criteria:

  • VWSA products are built problem free
  • Local requirements in terms of local content are met
  • Unique product features
  • Safety and reliability in service
  • Discontinued models but still required in South Africa
  • Adhering to the required Product Emergence Process (PEP) manual.

Possible Tasks within this Role

  • The release of Electrical components for vehicles
  • The resolution of design related problems on all locally manufactured platforms
  • Co-ordination of testing and release of components and system, locally and at source
  • Maintaining and updating the BOM system
  • Problem analysis
  • Maintaining and updating the bill of materials system
  • Cost analysis of various components, systems and projects
  • Cost saving (PKO) initiation and investigations
  • Project management on new or changed systems and components

Qualification requirements

  • A National Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering)

Experience needed

  • A minimum of 5 years’ design and development experience in an automotive components for volume production


  • High level of understanding of technical/engineering concepts and design
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Project management capability
  • Good interpersonal skills (team and negotiating skills)
  • Ability to lead and operate within a team
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • High degree of computer literacy (MS Office package, CAD)
  • Ability to work and complete tasks without supervision
  • Ability to apply preventative and corrective tools and methods during the development process

Added Advantage

  • German language proficiency

How to Apply for this Offer

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