15 January 2021

Hatch Junior Mechanical Engineer 2021

Location: Johannesburg.

Description: Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Junior Mechanical Engineer to join the Pyrotech/Furnace Group as part of our Technologies business.

The focus of the Furnace Group is to provide specialized engineering expertise and services. These would include, but are not limited to, furnace designs and rebuilds, installations and related work.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Be involved in the various parts of the smelting process through furnace technology.
  • Provide equipment specifications.
  • Furnace component design and analysis.
  • Conduct and take part in design reviews.
  • Interface with clients and vendors.

You bring to the role:

  • Excellent academic performance and a demonstrated interest pyrometallurgy and furnace related work.
  • Final year student studying towards a BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering at a recognised Tertiary Institution.
  • Or you must have completed your BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering at a recognised tertiary institution and have less than 12 months working experience.
  • Fast learner with an eagerness to develop engineering fundamentals and apply them to solving challenging real-world problems and projects.

Why join us?

  • Develop innovative solutions.
  • Think locally, work globally.
  • Engage with people who make a difference.

What we offer you?

  • Long term career development.
  • Work with world class experts.
  • Flexible work environment.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.