Are you looking for an exciting career in the defence industry?

Look no further than Milkor! As a key defence solution provider to over 56 countries worldwide, Milkor has positioned itself as an ideal employer that values a strong work ethic and ambition. Our portfolio of leading platforms undergoes continuous development, improvement, and revision, making Milkor a dynamic and innovative force in the defence industry. We’re looking for applicants to join our team of driven individuals who are well-presented and strong-minded. At Milkor, you’ll have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge products and projects.

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Business Development Engineer

As an international well-established Defense Industry company, we are looking for an exceptional Business Development Engineer to further our global footprint and market share. The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth by boosting sales, developing products and solutions and forging strong relationships with clients. You will be at the forefront of the company and will have the dedication to create and apply an effective sales strategy. To excel in this role, you should have a drive to pursue and close new business opportunities. This position involves an estimated breakdown that consists of 70% Business Related skills and 30% Engineering skills. The preference for engineers as Business Developers is because of their technical engineering skills and knowledge towards the detail, design and build of relevant products.



  • BEng Degree – Mechanical, Mechatronic, Industrial, Electrical or Electronic
  • Matric with at least 6 distinctions, or an average of 85% (Non-negotiable) 

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
  • Develop goals for the development team and business growth and ensure they are met
  • Keep record of sales, revenue, invoices and travel itineraries
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Contact potential clients to establish a network and arrange meetings (Foreign and domestic)
  • Identify new markets and improve sales
  • Plan and oversee new marketing initiatives
  • Attend conferences, meetings, and industry-related events

Additional information

  • Go above and beyond normal office hours (depending on workload and international time zones)
  • Remuneration: Market-related (Depending on qualifications and experience)
  • Experience in sales, marketing or other related fields (Advantageous)
  • Must be willing to travel internationally (Have a valid passport)
  • Having strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Availability: Immediate (Advantageous)
  • Must be well presented at all times
  • Show adequate IT efficiency
  • Contract period: Permanent
  • Own reliable transport
  • Preferred age: 23–28
  • Non-EE Position




Financial Accountant

Milkor is currently offering a career opportunity for a Financial Accountant who can deliver accurate and efficient financial reporting. The role requires an individual who possesses comprehensive knowledge, excellent skills, and unwavering motivation. The primary responsibilities will entail overseeing and managing the company’s statutory returns, acting as a liaison to third parties, and participating in the team tasked with reviewing and aiding in the completion of tender documentation. The ideal candidate will also be expected to assist with year-end assessments, which include generating financial statements, filing tax returns, and liaising with auditors, among other tasks. Moreover, we’re looking for someone who will play a critical role in helping the finance department to attain its monthly targets.


Qualifications and requirements

  • BCom Degree or related financial qualification
  • SAIPA registered
  • Internal financial exposure (Advantageous)
  • Experience with ERP systems

Responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations of the organisation
  • Prepare and review account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Analyse financial transactions and produce meaningful insights
  • Analyse financial discrepancies, make adjustments and provide recommendations on corrective action
  • Compile information for audit purposes
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare and maintain financial statements, documents, and records
  • Track and report on accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure compliance with regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Liaise with third parties in terms of legal matters
  • Liaise with third parties in terms of review/audit of financial statements
  • Liaise with Insurance in terms of assets
  • Liaise with banks (Guarantees & general operational requirements)
  • Preparation and review of asset sale/purchase agreements
  • Budgets and actuals – Annual/monthly
  • Tax planning
  • Weekly cashflow planning
  • Weekly local payments review
  • Foreign payments processing
  • Review of accounting transactions/documents processed by the credit controller
  • Financial statements/Management statements preparation. Attend any SARS audits/reviews
  • Monthly reporting
  • General operational reporting as required & general assistance
  • Implementation and review of internal accounting controls
  • Review and assist with the completion of tender documentation

Statutory returns

  • CIPC Annual Return
  • SARS Tax Returns:
    • VAT-201s (Monthly, calculation, review, SARS audits)
    • Income Tax Return – IT14 & IT14SD (Preparation and submission)
    • Provisional Tax – IRP6 Calculation & Submission
    • Annual Payroll Recon – EMP501, IRP5s and Annual Financial Statements reconciliation and review
    • STATS SA Return

    Local Companies

    • Monthly Group Reporting (Loan accounts, assessed losses, group investment)
    • Review all group company financials before submitted to the auditor/reviewer
    • Liaise with third parties in terms of review/audit of the group’s financial statements
    • Assistance with group tax planning
    • General operational reporting as required and general assistance

    Additional information

    • Remuneration: Market-related (Depending on qualifications and experience)
    • Availability: Immediate (Advantageous)
    • Experience in the manufacturing industry (Advantageous)
    • Contract period: Permanent
    • Non-EE position




Mechanical Project Engineer (Armoured Vehicle Division)

The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the design and development of mechanical systems and components for our current projects. It will involve working closely with other engineers, designers, and top management to understand project requirements, develop design concepts, procure, create detailed drawings and oversee the manufacturing and testing of final products.

Qualifications and requirements

  • BEng or related degree
  • Experience: 3 to 5 years
  • CAD proficiency: Autodesk Inventor
  • Sound knowledge of powerpack (drivetrain), suspensions and cooling

Responsibilities and duties will include: 

  • Conducting research and analysis to understand project requirements and develop design solutions
  • Creating 2D and 3D models and drawings of mechanical components using computer-aided design (CAD) software 
  • Selecting materials and components for use in mechanical systems and ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations 
  • Collaborating with other engineers and designers to ensure design integrity and functionality
  • Overseeing manufacturing and assembly processes to ensure adherence to design specifications and quality standards
  • Conducting testing and analysis to evaluate the performance of mechanical systems and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Managing project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure the successful completion of the project with extreme time limits
  • Liaising with suppliers to find and specify new components to be used in the project
  • Have weekly meetings within the team to discuss any problems that may arise and address them

Overall, the Mechanical Project Engineer will play a critical role in ensuring the successful design, development, and implementation of relevant projects. 

Additional information

  • Remuneration: Market-related (Depending on qualifications and experience)
  • Knowledge of armoured vehicles/Military industry (Non-negotiable)
  • Availability: Immediate (Advantageous)
  • Contract period: Permanent
  • Non-EE position




    Please note: Although we make every effort to respond to all candidates, the high volume of applications we receive can make it difficult to provide individual feedback. If you haven’t heard back from us within 7 days of submitting your job application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We appreciate your interest in our company and encourage you to check our website for future job openings that may be a better fit for your skills and experience.


    Contact Info

    Unit 18 & 20, Diamond Park 70 Jakaranda street,

    Hennopspark Centurion,
    South Africa

    +27 12 333 3134