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Wheeler Dealer ( Engineer)

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Date Added 24 Jul 2014
Expiry Date 31 Jul 2014
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Frimo Recruitment


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Role details:
• This person will be a type of a ‘Wheeler Dealer’ that will be required in the Research, Design and Development department (RDD Dept)
• We are looking for a super sleuth who has a solid electronic background across the board.
• We are a large international company that is constantly looking for information about competitors electronic products and we need someone who can think laterally in assisting us in finding the information we need.
• Although this is a challenging position it is also highly rewarding and you will be working with some of the brightest electronic engineers in South Africa.
• There might be some international travelling involved so you need to have a highly adventurous and inquisitive personality.
• This could even suit a retired electronics engineer looking for some adventure.
• Looking for a seasoned campaigner who possibly worked in an electronic procurement environment.
• He will probably need to be well travelled and be able to speak to international players and be convincing to get IP and equipment out of them.
• I think the best person for this will be a retired white male who will work on a part time basis for us who has had experience in the electronic procurement environment.
• A retired English speaking gentleman who has had experience in electronic procurement you will probably get the right person.
• This person can be a part time employee
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The major forces, changes and larger goals affecting the work

Key receivers of the work

To lead and control progress on all new and current technologies within allocated portfolio and oversee successful completion of related projects within RDD
• Technical Director
• Project Team
• Sales
• Operations

What must be provided to customers

• Conduct high level electronic technology research
• Set up high quality RDD technical laboratory
• Produce details of specifications and outline designs of systems
• Provide support to technicians/project team
• Improve and change the detailed designs of electronic equipment
• Apply systems analysis and prepare high level technical documentation
• Provide strong support to internal and external customers with focus on TAT and Quality
• Oversee all projects under portfolio
• Training of technicians KNOWLEDGE
• Strong Technical background
• Component level repair
• Strong Telecommunication Engineering background

• Problem solving
• Lateral thinking
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to train technicians

• Business understanding
• Deadline driven
• Communication verbal and in writing
• Analytical thinking
• Hands-on approach

• Minimum Elect Eng Degree – preferably in Telecommunications
• Electronic system knowledge
• Extensive knowledge and experience on IP-based Telecommunications Systems
• IP Routing/Switching
• TDM Routing/Switching
• Professionalism in customer interaction.
• Test equipment understanding
• Exposure to ISO 9000
• Knowledge of OHSAct
• Component level repair experience
• Ability to work to and within Project Plans