CV, Dedicated Industrial Engineer Targeting Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11356

Skills keywords: engineering, project management
Short Bio:

A solution-focused Industrial Engineer, specialising in delivering automated warehouse, distribution and supply chain projects. Possesses exceptional commercial acumen, combined with a natural talent for new business development and sales.

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia

Education And Qualifications
BTECH degree: Industrial Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology
-Best BTECH Student (2010)
-Best Logistics Engineering Student (2010)
-Best Systems Dynamics Student (2010)

National diploma: Industrial Engineering (2009)

Solutions Engineer (Automation) (2013 – date)
APC Storage Solutions, South Africa
• Designing and implementing automated warehouses and distribution centres, which deliver increased uptime, improved safety, enhanced productivity and labour economies
• Evaluating the most effective and efficient means for an organisation to use capital, equipment, energy, facilities, information, people and other assets, by studying functional statements and organisational charts
• Providing clients with turnkey intra-logistical solutions ranging from standard storage systems to fully automated systems, understanding integration activities, ramp-up testing and ERP solutions
• Conducting extensive research into the activities of both blue- and white-collar personnel and their operations, in the form of time and motion studies, to monitor efficiency and identify duplication
• Establishing work measurement programmes and analysing work samples to develop standards for labour utilisation and to ensure the warehouse management system is up to date
• Developing conceptual designs for mechanical equipment, machines and components from the data gathered, and benchmarking key performance indicators to deliver improvements
• Providing expert advice and documentation on operational processes, and communicating details to all stakeholders
• Liaising extensively with clients in order to understand their business needs, and as a result develop innovative solutions and successfully implement the solutions in line with the business strategic goals
• Providing guidance on maintaining correct stock levels, spare part availability and efficient storage space design, through effective operational research and utilisation of management tools
• Implementing optimum maintenance, repair and replacement schedules, using reliability-centred maintenance programmes
• Analysing work programmes and installations to ensure that optimal performance standards are met and achieve compliance with statutory regulations
• Using Six Sigma and Lean methodologies to deliver projects within the required milestones at the right ROI
• Providing strong leadership and direction to the Automation department, and playing an integral role in the design and development of the company’s first automated system
• Successfully completing multi-million Rand projects for key clients including Intermodal Cargo Solutions, RTT Style, Nestlé and ABI

External Account Manager and Business Development Executive (2012 – 2013)
Vomak Industries, South Africa
• Establishing and implementing standards and policies based on Total Quality Management principles
• Analysing work programmes and installations to establish whether performance meets the appropriate standards and confirm that statutory regulations are upheld
• Using reliability-centred maintenance programmes to ascertain the mean time before maintenance, repair or replacement is necessary, and overseeing documentation and implementation of schedules
• Delivering business process improvement initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of operations
• Integrating process designs, improvements and maintenance activity, and also leading production planning, forecasting and quality assurance
•Developing robust professional relationships with a network of stakeholders, and managing positive client relationships
• Managing projects to achieve successful completion within demanding time and cost constraints and to the agreed quality
• Developing specifications for manufacture, and determining materials, equipment, piping, material flows, capacities and layout of plant and systems
• Establishing standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance according to engineering principles and safety regulations
• Contributing significantly to strategic business development, and establishing new partnerships
• Delivering successful projects for leading clients including BAE Land Systems, Static Power, Paramount Group, Siemens, Standard Bank, Sasol, Knorr-Bremse, ABB, Current Electric and Minova
• Effectively managing the accounts of the company’s top 4 clients, to deliver a significant increase in turnover
• Achieving a demanding target of acquiring 24million Rand of new business per annum

Industrial and Sales Engineer (2011 – 2012)
SSI Schaefer Systems, South Africa
• Holding full accountability for account management, sales, strategic business development and partnership establishment
• Sourcing potential new projects, analysing the market, delivering client presentations, implementing marketing initiatives and conducting successful negotiations to win new business
• Conducting studies of blue- and white-collar personnel and their activities, mapping processes, developing conceptual designs and making recommendations on process improvements
• Analysing work programmes and installations to establish whether performance levels are maintained and statutory regulations are met
• Assessing the available floor space and plans using drafting tools, CAD equipment, 3D modelling and entry-level simulation, to ensure optimum use of storage space
• Maintaining the correct levels of stock and spare parts
• Documenting new processes and communicating changes to relevant stakeholders
• Managing client relationships and building a sales pipeline
• Winning 13million Rand of new business, in line with targets, with clients including Sasol, Tarsus, BMW, among others
• Establishing a new client base and pipeline to support the organisation in achieving its goals and targets for new business acquisition
• Contributing significantly as a key member of the team for the start-up of the South African operation, and generating revenue to sustain business growth and development

Industrial Sales Engineer (2008 – 2011)
Storage Management Systems, South Africa
• Carrying out duties similar to those in current role, with less focus on automation, for clients including Pioneer Foods, Phillips, Triumph Logistics, Coca Cola and Sasol, among others
• Winning nomination as Safety Representative, and delivering a multi-million Rand project that was reliant on a effectively implemented occupational health and safety programme
• Playing an integral role in the successful delivery of high-budget client projects

LHD Operator Anglo Platinum Mine (2005)

LHD Operator and SHE Representative Norkim De Beers Culinan Diamond Mine (2004)

Fluent English and Afrikaans