Product Development Engineer (Full Time)

6 Months Hoi P’loy in Engineering
  • City Bowl, Cape Town View on Map
  • Apply Before : 30/08/2019
  • Salary: R3,500.00 - R12,000.00 / Monthly
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Internship Overview

  • Experience 2 Years
  • Job Functions Project ManagementDesign
  • Qualifications (NQF) Advanced Diploma (7)
  • Perks & Benefits 15 Days LeaveGood VibesSkills Development
  • Interns Required 1

Internship Description

Internship Overview
Ever wondered how to find yourself working at an exciting company that’s energized and fulfilling on a personal and professional level? Here’s your chance to be a part of a stimulating team in our dynamic young company. Hoi P’loy is a bespoke lighting design company committed to pushing boundaries when it comes to the design and development of new products.

So what kind of person are we looking for?

  • Hands-on as well as theoretical on problem-solving
  • An open-minded, positive and enthusiastic person.
  • Great communication and people skills.
  • Pushes boundaries, excited about exploring new methods, materials, etc.
  • Not intimidated by challenges
  • Work well under a head designer, be a team player
  • Respond well to direction and criticism
  • The ability to take initiative and be self-motivated
  • A disciplined and focused perfectionist when it comes to getting things done right
  • Structured and organized

A large part of this job involves creating CAD 3D models and technical drawings and then researching the best production methods, building prototypes, tools, and jigs using a lathe and milling machine.

  • Mechanical Engineering background
  • CAD/Technical drawing (Highly proficient in Solidworks)
  • Product prototyping/hands-on experience
  • Material and manufacturing versatility (Ability to work with different materials and production techniques for metal, ceramics, wood, glass, plastics, etc).
  • Self-educate (ability to independently explore solutions using available resources).
  • Machine operation (Experience with traditional metal lathe and milling machine A MUST, other small workshop tools, etc).
  • Precision tool & die making experience a plus

Here’s what you can expect if we pick you to join our family:

  • On the job training relating to our products and industry
  • A leading problem-solving role that combines both drawing/CAD design work with hands-on workshop fabrication of new products and processes.
  • A wide variety of challenges including refining new product designs, exploring and new materials/finishes, testing the viability of solutions, constructing production jigs, documenting production processes.

Sounds good right, but what makes this job extra special?

  • Small company = tight-knit team, good vibes, we’re like a family.
  • Ambitious for future growth: Get in while we’re small and grow with us.
  • Salary: a fixed monthly salary will be discussed during the interview. The more you impress us, the more we’re happy to pay you.


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