Discipline: Mechanical Engineering (N3 (incl. Fitting & Machining Trade Theory). Industry in: Acrylics/Resins/Plastic, years of experience range: 20 to 30 years, annual package range: R551 000 – R650 000.

As a Quality & Efficiency Manager he is responsible to ensure TQM is practiced while optimizing resources available to produce the required output and recovery. Identify all risks which will prevent sustainability of the business. Improve quality and production so as to reduce manufacturing costs. Continuously improve processes and help his company to evolve technologically. Training and education.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: QA/QC Manager

Highest qualification type: Grade 12 / Matric / N3

Company size: ’51 – 200

Division: Manufacturing / Production / Plant / Producing Commodities

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Indian

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  N3 Mech Eng (incl. Fitting & Machining Trade Theory). Current: ND: Production & Productivity Management

University in another country: 
COURSES AND TRAINING
Best Practice Workshop: Manufacturing Round Table, Graduate School of Business – University of Cape Town
Supervisory Management: Ukhupu Human Resources and Training.
ISO 9001 – 2008 Systems implementation – In house
Quality Assurance and TQM: Ukhupu Human Resources and Training.
Labour Law for Managers: FSP
HR Management : FSP
MVP chopper/spray machine mechanics (NCS RESINS)
Occupational Health and Safety 16.2 Appointee: NCS Resins
Health and Safety Representative Course: SA Training Services
Fire Fighting and Safety Course: Fire Alert
D32/33 Quality Occupational Assessors: Corporate College International
The Workplace Challenge: National Productivity Institute
Train The Trainer: National Productivity Institute
RTM moulding 2012- new technology, mould manufacture, and injection (NCS RESINS)

Current / most recent job title?

Quality and Efficiency Manager – Plastics & Resins

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

To ensure TQM is practiced while optimizing resources available to produce the required output and recovery. To identify all risks which will prevent sustainability of the business.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Improve quality and production so as to reduce manufacturing costs.
Continuously improve processes and help company to evolve technologically.
Training and education.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

My best attribute is that often find success in managing a winning team toward achieving goals using my unique skills which I have developed through experience.

Ideal business title: 

Managing Director

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

To turn the minds of the employees to achieve the goals, missions, visions and budgets of the company in order to make the business a force to be reckoned with in the global market.

Skill area of competence:

Production/Factory/Quality assurance management. ISO 9001 QMS systems (proficient in implementation and achieving certification). Composites and resin systems and their behaviours. Acrylics and co-extruded plastic moulding. Cast injection mouldings. 6-sigma, TQM. Compiling sales and manufacturing strategies. Disciplinary Procedures and hearings (HR/IR management). Mechanical fitting and turning. WCM and best practices and implementation of 5’s. Mission directed work teams systems implementation and management. Efficiency management work study. Product unit cost and BOM explosion management Production line cost management. QMS manuals. Customer services and audits for suppliers.

Career summary:

Heavy Metal Fabrication: 2 years
Latex: 1 year
Textiles: 3 years
Machine tool engineering: 3 years
Plastics, polymers, resins: 11 years

Ideal company (culture and values):

I would like to work for company that has transparent intentions and believes in sharing information down to the floor level to make every employee feel that he/she ultimately has a purpose or hand in every profit that is made.

What do you absolutely love doing?

I love overcoming challenges with a team. It gives me a sense of ownership and belonging to a mission directed successful team.

Motivation to move (please select): Job Insecurity

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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