Woodwork Machine Specialist

I am currently available for work
" I am an accomplished woodworking specialist with extensive experience as operational, production, and factory manager in the woodwork, furniture, boat, and plastic industries. I hold an expert ability to manage and maintain all aspects of technical services and infrastructure including product design, production planning and systems, effective and efficient capacity utilization, equipment maintenance and quality control systems.

I am a respected leader with a keen ability to motivate and empower staff through effective and open communication, and regular performance feedback and training in order to maximize customer satisfaction, business results, employee satisfaction and team productivity,

I am knowledgeable and experienced in programming, training in, and operation of CNC and PLC machines. Further equipped in all woodworking machine maintenance, fault finding, repairs, rigging, assembly, installation, upgrading and modifications on plant machinery, including electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, PLC drives, motors and hydraulics. "
Serial No: 111012

Skills keywords: cabinet maker, factory manager, joinery, Machine technician, production manager
List Of Qualifications:

SETA Accredited Certificate in Assessor Training, 2019
SETA Accredited Certificate in Mentor a Colleague to Enhance the Individual's Knowledge, Skills, Values, and Attitudes in a Selected Career Path, 2019
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Programming Certificate, 2004
Pneumax Foundation Course Certificate, 2003
Human Resource Management and Services Certificate, 1991
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology Certificate, 1989
National Senior Certificate, 1982

Programming (CNC, PLC, VVA, CAD, CAM)
Microsoft Office

Interests & Hobbies:

I enjoy spending time with my family, advancing my skills in and designing on SolidWorks and AutoCAD, restoring woodwork macchinery and gardening. I have a keen interest in furniture design and making, as well as general woodwork machinery.

Previous Employment Details:

For the past 6 years I have been working for Robertson and Caine International Yachts in Cape Town, South Africa, where I have been promoted from Joinery Manager to Joinery Specialist, and more recently, Training Officer. Unfortunately, secondary to COVID-19, I have been retrenched and have decided to re-uptake my former business as Machine Technician, servicing, restoring, and fixing woodwork machinery for various businesses.

Current location: Western Cape, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Manufacturing and Operations, Engineering
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere