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Industrial Engineer – Brits needed at Bridgestone South Africa Ltd

Job title : Industrial Engineer – Brits

Job Location : North West,

Deadline : May 19, 2024

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Job purpose

  • The Industrial Engineer is responsible to identify, design and improve production processes with the purpose of increasing productivity, eliminating wastefulness, reducing costs, and ensuring quality standards are maintained.

Main responsibilities

  •  Analyzing production processes, equipment, data, and related information.
  •  Overall Equipment Effectiveness analysis and optimisation.
  •  Designing production processes that maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
  •  Optimising process flow and First-In-First-Out systems
  •  Developing and implementing process improvements and technological upgrades.
  •  Designing control systems to minimize costs and production issues.
  •  Developing design and production standards and standard operating procedures in cooperation with management and user personnel.
  •  Designing the layout of facilities and determining personnel requirements.
  •  Training staff for new processes and providing instructions and manuals.
  •  Managing process documentation and preparing production reports.


  • Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:
  •  Agility – to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace
  •  Courage – to share ideas, think out of the box
  •  Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role


  • Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:
  •  Establishes strategic direction and effectively communicates the vision: Communicates a clear and inspiring vision for the business; drives competitive and innovative strategies and is able to generate alignment against the strategic direction
  •  Demonstrates business acumen to achieve results through others: Understands, educates and applies the fundamental business concepts by which a company operates in order to deliver results and create a climate that fosters personal commitment to excellence
  •  Promotes and enhances company culture: Champions the organization’s shared values and beliefs
  •  Effectively manages across cultures: Achieves effective collaboration, alignment, and communication across multiple dimensions of cultural diversity
  •  BOSS focused – serves the customers having the end users in mind: Makes BOSS (end users) and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; develops and sustains productive relationships with BOSS; leverages BOSS intimacy in the development of new products, services and competitive advantage
  •  Demonstrates self-awareness and emotional intelligence: Recognizes one’s personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits. Understands emotions and their effects
  •  Intellectually curious in support of learning agility: Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application
  •  Embraces and leads change and innovation: Encourages different and innovative approaches to address problems and opportunities; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change within the organization
  •  Identifies and develops organizational talent: Attracts high calibre diverse talent , leads and guides others to accomplish organizational goals and objectives through on-going development and collaboration

Required capabilities

  •  Advanced knowledge of production machinery, processes, and standards.
  •  Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  •  Strong communication and presentation skills.
  •  Troubleshooting skills and attention to detail.
  •  Documentation and organization skills.
  •  Proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD.


  •  BEng/ BSc Industrial engineering
  •  Lean Six Sigma Green Belt


  •  8 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  •  Automotive industry experience will be advantageous.
  •  In depth technical understanding of work involved.

Leadership Competencies:

  •  Drives accountability and high performance
  •  Fosters teamwork and collaboration
  •  Nurtures and coaches
  •  Health and Safety
  •  Hazard Awareness
  •  SHE Law and Regulatory Systems
  •  Emergency Response

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