01 September 2020

Sandvik Engineering Internship Opportunity 2020

Sandvik has an Engineering Internship Opportunity to provide effective value adding support services to the operational automation sales and support team. You will also be responsible for analysis of information captured from automation products and services, together with reporting and feedback of findings and recommendation. 

Focused on improving mine productivity and reduce operational waste, you will be required to carry out detailed investigation, trade-off studies, and analysis. Identification and optimisation of mechanised mining activities, processes, production/cost modelling with a focus on digital offering.

Key performance areas

  • Visiting sites for time and motion studies
  • Process and data mapping
  • Assisting Applications Engineer with field work required for Automation projects
  • Assisting Applications team with:
  • Surface and underground trade off studies
  • Benchmarking studies
  • Scoping studies
  • Pre-Feasibility engineering studies and
  • General mining conceptual offers/solutions
  • Develop new tools and models from first principles based upon existing models to adapt to client requirements
  • Report writing
  • Assisting with onsite training of operators on tablet use etc.
  • Assisting Product Master and Product Specialist with studies and follow up visits on site
  • Logistics management for component delivery to site
  • Sandvik mining product knowledge and awareness of capacities and capabilities
  • Ensuring up to date mining methodology knowledge
  • General admin work

Profile Required 

  • Degree in Engineering relevant to the mining industry – example Mining, Electronic/Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial related disciplines a must.
  • Self-starting rather than accepting passively; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Excellent presentation skills, formal written and oral communication. Proficient in Business English
  • Computer Skills – Excellent in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Project, Visio, PowerPoint and advanced capability in Excel)
  • Willingness to travel with valid drivers license and own transport
  • Certificate of fitness

Applications Close: 7 September 2020

Location: Springs 


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