Bosch Projects (Pty) Ltd, a member of the multi-disciplinary Bosch Holdings group of companies, founded in 1961, has an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer. This position will be based in Durban and reports directly to the Sugar & Industrial Divisional Manager.
The Sugar & Industrial Division undertakes sugar and industrial projects in both the public and private sectors globally. Typical projects involve multi-disciplinary engineering and project management in the sugar, paper and pulp, brewing and FMCG, materials handling, and related industrial process plant sectors.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Producing, maintaining and taking responsibility for mechanical engineering deliverables within a highly variable project environment, including:
     Site investigations;
     Equipment technical specifications, lists and detailed datasheets;
     Plant layouts and general arrangement drawings;
     Input to process flow diagrams and P&IDs;
     Piping drawings and isometrics;
     Process vessel and pumped piping system design and analyses;
     Tender enquiry documents and adjudications,
     Feasibility study costing;
     Construction management and quality control;
     Commissioning and O&M documentation;
  • Effective contribution to multi-disciplinary engineering project teams;
  • Interfacing directly with mentors, project managers, discipline engineers and design draughtspersons;
  • Assisting the Divisional Manager with new business opportunities and marketing visits; and
  • Effectively interfacing with Clients and stakeholders throughout the project life-cycle;

The ideal Candidate should:

  • Have a BSc / BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Have a minimum of four years engineering experience accrued working as a mechanical engineer in a relevant industrial environment or engineering consulting company (sugar industry experience would be an added advantage);
  • Possess a thorough understanding of engineering projects and a broad understanding of other engineering disciplines; Civil, Process, Structural, Instrumentation and Electrical;
  • Have a keen interest in technology and continuous improvement;
  • Have effective computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, 3D Mechanical Engineering Design Software packages;
  • Have experience in equipment, product storage, and piping system designs
  • Be an honest and effective communicator, capable of managing deliverables against strict deadlines;
  • Be proactive and able to take initiative in order to achieve desirable outcomes;
  • Have strong interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Be prepared to travel within and outside RSA borders;
  • Have a valid driver’s license.

Apply by sending a concise CV, including salary expectation and availability to: Chantall Venter | Email:

Closing date: 27th January 2020

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.


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