CV, Maintenance Foreman / Millwright seeking International position

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14236

Skills keywords: fire marshall, health & safety
Short Bio:

A highly skilled and experienced Maintenance Millwright with demonstrable success in the manufacturing industry. Experience in redefining operations to increase efficiency and productivity, utilizing strong mechanical knowledge to plan and coordinate TPM shutdown processes and schedules. Modifying machines in order to minimize downtime and improve production flow.

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

Employment History

Rocla SA, Nelspruit, South Africa: Maintenance Foreman, 2014-Present

Directly responsible for 2 Assistants during each shift handling the breakdown and maintenance for the following machines: Casting Machines, Steam Rooms, Concrete Mixers, Conveyor Belts and Induction Welding Machines;

• Key participant in technical problem solving on breakdown analysis; managed actions from problem solving to completion, ensuring long term eradication of problems.

• Cleaning electronic cards and replacing faulty components.

• Electrical wiring and fault finding.

• Handling thermal inspections and electrical connections.

• Acting as Fire Marshall and Health and Safety Representative.

• Servicing compressors and industrial cooling towers.

• Planning and allocating manpower, equipment and materials whilst maintaining accurate inventory levels.

• Ensuring all aspects of K.P.I’s are efficiently delivered adhering to strict company specifications.

• Developing client relations and delivering an outstanding level of customer service managing complaints in a professional manner.

Zenda Leather SA, Pretoria, South Africa:

Section Leader of Finishing Plant / Maintenance Millwright, 2010-2014

Key Responsibilities;

• Directing and co-ordinating 2 Assistants reporting directly to me at the start and end of each shift.

• Responsible for the efficient planning and maintenance within the section leading multiple teams of staff monitoring health and safety issues and downtime whilst simultaneously increasing productivity, profitability and quality.

• Handling breakdowns and maintenance on the following machines: Milling Drums, Bergi Embossing Machines, Pirovano Paint Station, Gemata Conditioning and Reverse Roller Coasters, Automatic Stackers and Stakers.

• Electrical wiring and fault finding; cleaning electronic cards and replacing faulty components.

• Calibrating scales.

• Handling thermal inspections and electrical connections.

• Maintaining Telemecanique PLC’s and AC Inverter Drives.

• Rigging Heavy Machinery.

• Servicing industrial cooling towers.

• Acting as H.S.E Representative for the factory reporting directly to the general manager.

• Participated in the review of departmental practices and procedures implementing new improved proficiencies adding to an increase in production efficiency.

Key Achievements: Reduced maintenance costs by modifying machines to prevent breakdowns and control costs.

Robert Bosch SA, Brits, South Africa: Shift Millwright, 2005-2010

Key Responsibilities;

• Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman handling breakdowns and maintenance on the following machines: Varnish and Winding Machines, Industrial cooling towers, ERSA Wave Solder Machines, Industrial Gearboxes, Conveyors, Pipe Work and Line Moves.

• Fault finding on pneumatics and hydraulics circuits.

• Laser markers, electrical wiring and fault finding.

• Rigging heavy machinery; ensuring safety for everyone in the working area.

Key Achievements: Provided constant on site reactive maintenance within high pressure situations, keeping downtime to an absolute minimum.

Previous Positions Held:

Robert Bosch SA Team Leader & Machinist 2003-2005

Robert Bosch SA Fitter & Turner 2002-2003

Robert Bosch SA Fitter & Turner Apprentice 1999-2002

Magaliesberg Citrus Coop Production & Lab Technician/Storeman 1996-1999

Education & Training

• Industrial Fire Fighting, 2010 & 2013

• CPR, Adult & Infant Choking, 2011

• Module 5 Fault Finding and PLC’s

(Mitsubishi) 2008

• Fault Finding N4, 2007

• Module 1 Principles of Electricity, 2007

• Module 4 Power Control & Electronics 2007 • Engineering Drawings N4, 2000

• Basic Safety and Equipment

• Basic Hand Skills

• Basic Hand Tools

• Fitting and Turning

• Milling

• Tool and Cutter Grinding

• Trade Tested Millwright, Olifantsfontein, 2008

• Trade Tested Fitter & Turner, Olifantsfontein, 2002

• Pretoria West Technical College, Fitting and Machining N2, 2001

• Hoërskool Wagpos, Grade 12 (Matric), 1995

Languages: Afrikaans and English

IT Proficiency: Fully conversant with Microsoft Word, Excel and SAP