Industrial Simulation Engineer

Triz Engineering
5 June 2023
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
South Africa


Triz Engineering Solutions is looking for a talented Industrial Simulation Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing simulation models for automotive production lines as well as the transition of engineering designs and data into production. Apart from being a contained and well-rounded person with a high EQ level, he/she will be required to deal with complexity in a fast-paced environment. The person needs to be a self-starter with attention to detail and bring a positive energy to the work environment, with a willingness to excel in their role.

Triz Engineering Solutions ( is a premium product engineering and development company specializing in end-to-end turn-key commercial vehicle development.

We provide end to end engineering services for commercial vehicle engineering and development from feasibility and conceptualization, through productionization and service support. Our solutions include zero emissions such as battery electric- and fuel cell- as well as hybrid- or conventional powered products. We also offer solutions for other advanced vehicle technologies such as ADAS, vehicle autonomy and telematics. Our services are turnkey solutions that are validation tested and ready for mass production.

Our product development expertise includes medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in applications such as delivery, bus, motorhome, off highway, refuse and several other specialized and vocational vehicle markets.


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.
  • 2 years plus of post-graduate experience in developing and implementing simulation models for manufacturing processes, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Proficiency in using simulation software such as Simio (experience with other simulation tools like Arena, FlexSim, or AnyLogic is a plus).
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, production line dynamics, and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and statistical methods.
  • Willing to travel overseas for variable periods


  • Design, develop, and validate simulation models for automotive production lines using Simio.
  • Collect and analyze production data to inform simulation model parameters.
  • Identify bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement in production lines.
  • Interpret simulation results to provide actionable insights and recommendations for process improvements.
  • Work closely with production, engineering, and management teams to understand requirements and objectives.
  • Present simulation results and recommendations to stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance simulation accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations to communicate project outcomes and insights.
  • Transition engineering designs and data into production, ensuring seamless integration and implementation.

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and production line dynamics.
  • Proficient in data analysis and statistical methods.
  • Computer literacy with advanced Microsoft Excel and simulation software skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask.
  • Good written and verbal communication (English).

Working Hours:

08h00 –17h00, Monday to Friday (subject to change) with core hours and flexi time, and may require over time if operational required.

Leave is based on statutory requirements


We offer highly competitive remuneration package, with provision for RA and Medical.

To apply please submit a copy of your CV and a motivational letter (as part of your CV) with three contactable references.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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