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Tellumat provides innovative technology, services and solutions in ICT, Defence, Energy, and Transport. We require the services of a Senior Mechanical Engineer position in the Tellumat Integrated Solutions division.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc Mechanical Engineering or BSc Mechatronics.
  • 8 – 10 years working experience in the Telecommunications or related industry as a mechanical engineer.


  • Strong knowledge of mechanical design for the telecommunications industry.
  • Knowledge of electronic and embedded software design would be advantageous.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Understand the product development process.
  • Co-ordinating development with 3rd parties.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Communicates technical and project information clearly and unambiguously.
  • Willingness to work within a cross-functional team of engineers.
  • Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet).
  • Drafting / drawing skills using Solid Works.
  • Sheet metal design experience.
  • CFD airflow simulation experience (preferably SolidWorks Flow Simulation).
  • Experience with 3D software modelling tools.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Creative and forward thinking.
  • Professional maturity & integrity.
  • Positive outlook.
  • Good communicator, written and verbal.
  • Process oriented.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work individually and in a team.
  • Customer focussed.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform full lifecycle product development (design, develop, test prototypes, manufacture and implement), by applying the company’s product development methodology (PDI)
  • Design systems and components to meet defined product requirements.
  • Produce component specifications, designs and drawings in sufficient detail to build a prototype.
  • Contribute to shaping new requirements, features and end products.
  • Assist with technical inputs required for tender responses and new contracts.
  • Assist with determining feasibility of new products and concepts.
  • Technical product support and maintenance.
  • Estimate effort and costs required for assigned tasks.
  • Apply testing best practices as required during new product development.
  • Advises on priority of defect fixes needed.
  • Alter and modify product designs to meet requirements and to eliminate defects.
  • Identify, isolate and resolve product defects.
  • Collaborate with peers to ensure project goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Contribute to improving the product development process.
  • Apply TIS quality standards during the development of new products.
  • Comply with TIS policies and procedures
  • Mentor young engineers
  • Assist the Engineering Manager in process design and implementation within the Engineering Department.
  • Ensure project tasks are achieved on time.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Should you meet the requirements and wish to be considered an applicant for this position, please apply online https://tellumat.com/about/career-opportunities or email jobs@tellumat.com by no later than the  01 December 2018.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. 

Employment Equity will be considered when making the appointment.

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