I have more than 20 years experience in production environments including food, electrical, mechanical and textile manufacturing.
I have skills in LEAN, Relocation, foreign speaking staff, production planning.
I am willing to relocate to most destinations depending on circumstance of employment. My remuneration expectations are realistic to experience, age and present climate.
My entire career to date has been with production. I have more than 20 years of experience in managing personnel and production facilities varying from food production to Engineering manufacturing, and have been taught ways to deal effectively, efficiently and successfully with various projects.
I have knowledge and experience with ISO 22000:2005, 14001, 9001 and HACCP.
I work extremely well in a team, on my own or as a team leader and can follow instructions.
I have many years of experience in the principles of LEAN manufacturing and problem solving and production improvements either in a factory or administration areas.
I enjoy challenging roles and work well under pressure. I have established a good working relationship and continued friendship with every employer who single me out for my competence, consistency and professional values that include strict corporate confidentiality.
My salary requirement is realistic to my age and experience and the present climate. However, it is negotiable depending on benefits or employment status etc.
I see myself as a highly dedicated and strongly driven individual. I am confident that my qualifications and experience shall meet your excellent standards.
I have worked in International companies with a diverse multi-cultural staff and in some instances fellow colleagues had little or no knowledge of the English language and have had no problems carrying out my duties.
I currently reside in Athens – Greece and I am willing to relocate for permanent, fixed term or temporary contract depending on terms. I do not mind traveling if needed for the position being offered. I am more than happy to conduct first contact either by phone, email or Skype if located outside of Greece or in person for the right position.
Naish Felts Bulgaria LLC (Production Manager)
3 month contract to assist the General Manager reorganise the factory to new layout.
Main duties include re-train staff on Naish Felts production procedures. Assist in the design and implementation of new factory layout. Oversee the moving and installation of four large production machines, over 40 manual operation machines and the delivery and installation of two new large CNC Press machines. My daily duties included production planning and report to the General Manager for daily updates of production progress. Help in slim lining company SOP’s restructure the quality department. I was also responsible for the factory in the absence of the General Manager.
Papantonatos S.A. (Project Manager) Greece
Responsible for several foreign client accounts for their current and future product needs. Liaise between customer and technical department with technical specifications and operational solutions dependent on individual customer requirements. Travel to customer location to ensure customer satisfaction and sometimes to the customer job site. Report to the company Director on a weekly basis and present the progress of new and existing projects, new and existing customers and any potential new customers.
Albright Electro Mechanical Shanghai Ltd (Production Engineer) China
Six-month contract aiming at the implementation and training of staff in lean manufacturing management issues. Main responsibilities: training of the responsible production engineer in lean manufacturing, re-organization of the manufacturing factory based on lean manufacturing practices, programming of production and arrangement of all open issues related to orders, organization of lean management training seminars, management and implementation of health and safety regulations and increase of productivity at reduced cost.
Executive Catering Services (Operations Manager) Greece
Operations Manager for ECS whose core business was to cater for all private planes at Athens International Airport Venizelos. My main duties included the management of staff, production control and scheduling, cost control and budgeting, sourcing of products and the research for new ideas, Organising events, Logistics, support of the Director for future projects. Personal achievements in the company include the implementation of the certification of ISO 14001 and ISO 22000. Most successful projects include: catering for Starbucks Hellas all over Greece (Marinopoulos S.A.), catering for Fast Ferries (F/B Theologos P.), catering for the Nautical Club of Vouliagmeni (2 beach bars and 1 main restaurant), catering for social events and private functions of the British, Irish and American Embassies as well as the restaurant of the latter serving around 300 people on a daily basis.
Extra Plast S.A. (QA and Production Manager) Greece
Employed to manage their ISO system and initiate the HACCP system to their production of Drinking Straws. This involved managing the project including writing Procedures and policies, investigating and research of new products and manufacturing methods and organise Contractual work. I also managed their Extrusion Department which included the organisation of daily production, ordering of raw material and the quality control of final products.
Albright International Ltd (Senior Supervisor) UK
Senior Supervisor of two production departments and one tool room consisting of 45 members of staff. Responsible for all the technical and financial issues related to the departments. Main responsibilities: project management including manufacturing management, monitoring of production costs, management and enforcement of Health & Safety and Environmental regulations, interviewing and recruiting new members of staff as well as disciplinary of existing staff and dealing with both weekly and monthly payroll of the departments; also responsible to ensure conformance according to the ISO Standards and the requirements of the technical specifications, management of Preventative maintenance, SMED, increase the productivity at a reduced cost, negotiate cost, ordering of supplies and quality control of raw and final material. Finally, approval of new tool designs and budgetary costs, organisation and submission of future investment projects to the board of Directors.
Albright International Ltd (Supervisor) UK
Supervisor of CNC production departments consisting of 8 members of staff. Responsible for all technical and financial issues related to the department. Main responsibilities: manufacturing management, monitoring of production costs, manage and enforce Health & Safety and Environmental regulations, ensure conformance according to the ISO Standards and the requirements of the technical specifications, increase of productivity at a reduced cost, negotiate cost of supplies and quality control of raw and final material.
Albright International Ltd (Shift Leader) UK
Shift leader of the production department, responsible for the H&S of the personnel, the composition, management and realisation of time schedule and the conformance of the company with ISO.
Albright Engineering Ltd (CNC Programmer and Setter) UK
Machine programmer / setter responsible for the safe setting of Automatic Machinery CNC / NC. Main responsibilities: quality control of final products and components and quality control during the manufacturing stage.
Albright Engineering Ltd (Machine Operator) UK
Machine operator while completing an apprenticeship in City & Guilds of London Institute with specialization in mechanical engineering, which lead to the position of the Supervisor of the Production Department. Responsible for the inspection of component production and the respect of safety rules related to the machines, such as Power and Hydraulic Presses, Capstan Lathes, Pillar Drills, CNC Band Saw and production of components.
Educational & Professional Qualifications
City & Guilds of London Institute -1995
City & Guilds of London Institute -1997
The Consultancy and Training Centre -1997
600 Centre – 1999
City & Guilds of London Institute – 2000
CNC Part Programming
City & Guilds of London Institute – 2001
Advanced Programming and CAD
The TPM Institute – 2003
5’s In The Workplace
EEF South – 2004
Albright International – 2005
Equal Opportunities & Interviewing Skills
Albright International – 2006
Hellenic American Union -2008
Greek Moderate – Good
MS Office MAX Capture IT
Edge Cam Coral Paintshop Pro Manufacturing
5’s LEAN Diplomacy
Hiking with my dogs, all kinds of machine technology, Industrial equipment and automation, Gardening, Internet, Cooking, Web businesses, Motor Sport, Travelling.
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