CV, S African Operations, Sales or Manufacturing Manager targets UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17879

Skills keywords: automation, engineering, manufacturing, operations management, sales
Short Bio:

Business consultant with a diverse set of skills which include, Leading a sales team, Leading a factory Team, Leading a Retail Sales team.
Results driven, Hands on approach.
I lead by example and start from the back to get the basics back into place.

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Manufacturing and Operations, General Management
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: United Kingdom

Employment History

Business consultant, Ceramic Industries, South Africa

(October 2002 – Present)

Achievements and responsibilities:

• Complete factory turn around and improvement by 500% in 2 years.

• Growth in improvement of Sales by 30% every year for the last 10 years.

• Manage Staff compliment of 150 personnel,

• Health and Safety, HR. Target management and monitoring thereof, Improvements in processes and procedures.

• Maintenance management, Project management, Key Account Management, Logistics, MRP, VMI. EXCO. KPI’s, Procurement. Budget and Finances. Negotiation.

• Sales and retail consulting resulting in growth of 50% YOY for the past 6 years.

Factory Manager, Cobra Watertech, South Africa

(August 1992 – October 2002)

Achievements and responsibilities:

• Foundry, Machining, Polishing, coating and assembly

• Manage Staff compliment of 250 Personnel

• Health and Safety, HR. Target management and monitoring thereof, Improvements in processes and procedures.

• CNC machines, Machine setup and efficiency improvements

• Warehousing, stock control, health and safety and all other management functions.

• Introduction and implementation of CNC machining technology improving overall performance, Quality and cost saving in all areas.

Other General Skills

• Welding, Machining, Electrical, Fitting and Turning, Plumbing, CNC Programming, SAP, Tool setting, Grinding, Forklift truck driver, Health and Safety Training, Metal and Engineers industries education and training board mentorship accreditation, Principles of supervision, N4 Electrical, SAP


PMI (University of Hertfordshire)

(September 1994 – September 2002)


• Production Management

• Logistics

• Warehouse management.

• Human Resource management

• Quality management

• Information Technology

• Project management

• Quantitative methods

• Strategic management

• Integrative case studies

Port Rex Technical High School

(September 1998 – June 2004)


Grade 10 Senior Certificate (Matric), including Maths, English, Physical Science, Electrical engineering, Drawing, 2nd language.