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CV, Automation Project Engineering Manager Seeking work in Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 37660
(08/23/1984, male)
List top 5 skills: electrical engineer diploma, engineering systems, personnel management, policy & procedure, project lifecycle management, project management, senior engineer, solution management, strategic planning/analysis, system security, technical marketing, training & development
Short Bio:

Highly skilled Senior Level Project Management Professional; strategic, analytical, focused, and results driven manager with 15 years of expertise in engineering, system design, and solution management. Expert in analysing data, resolving problems, and providing superb customer service; skilled in contract negotiations. Successful managing infrastructure, design, development, installation and maintenance. Excellence in leadership, and succeed in high-pressure, challenging, and deadline-drive

Current location: 

Cape Town - View on map

Nationality: 

South Africa

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, IT and Technology

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english, polish, Xhosa

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile Summary: 

Highly skilled Senior Level Automation Engineer Professional; strategic, analytical, focused, and results driven manager with 15 years of expertise in engineering, system design, and solution management. Expert in analysing data, resolving problems, and providing superb customer service; skilled in contract negotiations. Successful managing infrastructure, design, development, installation and maintenance. Excellence in leadership, interpersonal, written and verbal communications; ability to build cohesive, productive teams while simultaneously fostering and encouraging creativity and individual expression; innate ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues and succeed in high-pressure, challenging, and deadline-driven environments.

 Key Skills

 Electrical Engineering Diploma

 Senior Engineer

 Strategic Planning/Analysis

 Project Lifecycle Management  Personnel Management

 Project Management

 Solution Management

 System Design & Build  Training & Development

 Engineering Systems

 Policy & Procedure

 System Security

 

Selected Career Highlights

 Successful design to technical documents for intricate IT / automation systems which included: conceptual scopes; databases scope for record keeping; workflows; process flows and system landscape diagrams

 Excellence in the design and detail pertaining to technical scopes for service / maintenance agreements which included: creation of guidelines and documentation procedures for project staff; collected service needs by working with the relevant departments and service providers and skilled collaboration with vendors and partners

 Manage diverse projects both short to long term (longer than 1 year) including managing teams and leading meetings of internal staff and vendors; integrated old and new technologies; and methodically tested automation installations

 

 

Professional Experience

 

IT Project Manager | BASF Poland | 2014 – 2015

 Coordinated diverse portfolio of both small and large projects including internal and vendor resources

 Directed training of staff on IT / Automation projects, which included over 35 services

 Managed a team in gathering data for over 8 departments

 Actively identified and acted on risks, that could hinder the project’s progress

 Developed to-do lists and timelines for monitoring and reporting to management

 Trained project team in time management, documentation, and presentation skills

 

Senior Project Engineer | Kruger Duxbury Solutions | 2012 – 2014

 Developed technical scopes and associated documentation for automation systems, which included: Conceptual scopes; P&IDs; process descriptions; and Interface, SCADA and Batching Systems documentation

 Guided the clients and suppliers as to find the best solution for the clients’ needs

 Programmed PLC and SCADA systems (Software and environment listed below)

 Trained clients staff on new software and new hardware solutions

 

Electrical Engineering Consultant, Junior Engineer | DFR Engineers | 2011 – 2012

 Researched and specified products for projects to a value over 1 million Rand

 Compiled (over 500 page) tender documents by developing: specifications; as built drawings; single line drawings; cable layouts; lighting layouts; power point layouts and other circuits

 Designed and upgraded electrical installations for: hospitals, schools and clinics which including: designed LV electrical solar systems; and on-site inspection of electrical infrastructure

 Statistically analysed Bills of Quantities for quantitative analysis and compiled reports

 Developed a soft copy filing system for project work

 

Practical Trainee (Electrical Engineering) | Design International| 2010

 Wired, installed, and tested field sensors, networks, and panels in Industrial applications

 

Practical Trainee (Electrical Engineering) | ITD | 2007 – 2009

 Worked in a team to upgrade and implement new testing solutions which reduced testing times

 Installed, calibrated and tested industrial HVAC / control systems

 Utilized multiple calibration tools, which included: hood and hand held air-flow; temperature; pressure and humidity sensor instrumentation

 

Sales and Project Manager | Solartech | 2010

 Designed brand marketing stands and marketed at road shows

 Cold called on commercial and urban customers and increased the company’s customer base

 Established closing of more than 20,000 Rand orders

 Designed and managed solar geyser installations

 

Sales Promoter and Events Staff | Inspiration | 2007 – 2010

 Creatively designed brand stands

 Increased sales by up to 10 times the set target

 Hosted store events to promote sales and corporate events

 

Team Leader | Stuart Bickell Plumbers | 2004 – 2007

 Managed 3 teams of personal working on separate sites and planned daily activities with teams of staff

 Researched, designed, installed and tested plumbing systems

 Controlled paper work for projects

 

Previous Career Overview:

In-store Promoter | Rob Bosch | 2004

WMC Schultz | 2003 – 2004

The Hive Shop Manager | 1999 – 2002

 

Education & Training

National Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Key subjects: Mathematics III; Design Projects III; Software Design III and Electronics III

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

 

Construction Plumbing Certificate-CETA

Driver license (Code: B)-Nelson Mandela Bay Traffic and Licensing Services

 

Computer Literacy:

Microsoft Office Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio.-Advanced;

Microsoft OneNote, Project, SharePoint and Outlook.-Conventional

Automation Siemens Simatic Step 7 and Win CC.-Advanced; Siemens TIA Portal and Starter.-Conventional; Wonderware Intouch.-Advanced; Wonderware InBatch, Galaxy Repository and Historian.-Conventional; Allen Bradly; ABB; VMware; OPC; and Visual Basic-Conventional; Mitsubishi GX Developer; Schneider PL7 and Omron CX-Programmer.-Advanced

Other Lotus Notes; Open Office; Adobe; AutoCAD; and DraftSight.-Conventional