Hands on Manufacturer and Production Manager

Last Updated: 11th June 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

Afrikaan, English


I am an accomplished, hands on Director with vast knowledge and skill in a variety of operating environments. I have a proven track record of success in implementing new processes and procedures, which have led to substantial cost savings as well as improved quality, health & safety and profit. I have exceptional and expert knowledge and skills in Steel Engineering. I have the ability to coach, train, and motivate employees of all levels seniorities. I am an incredibly dedicated and hard working with significant experience in operations and managing employees and would be an asset to any organization.


Sir John Adamson High School
Grade 12 Certificate

   Jan 1991
— Dec 1995

Grade 12 Certificate


Shelving and Racking for Africa

   Jan 2005
— Jan 2020

Responsibilities include:

• Managed and maintained all existing clients and relationships.
• Prospected new business and constantly searched for new clients.
• Managed and procured all materials.
• Compiled very detailed estimates for new projects, including the estimation of materials, labour, equipment and buyouts.
• Reviewed drawings, specifications and other documentation provided by customers.
• Worked alongside the manufacturing operations team to improve processes.
• Fabricated, constructed and enhanced mezzanine floors.
• Represented the company at trade exhibitions, events and conferences.
• Assisted with projects as and where necessary.
• Produced documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations.
• Liaised with all clients, suppliers and other staff.
• Assisted employees with setups, methods and procedures, by passing on verbal and written information and answering questions.
• Operated one or more machines to work metal pieces to desired specifications.
• General Machinist's setup, operate and adjust numerous types of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) single and multiple tool machining centres.
• Proven project and design management ability with a large portfolio of successful and timely outcomes.
• Continuously staying current working with manufacturing support on processes and equipment changes and upgrades.
• Trained and supervised staff with welding techniques.
• Worked with other supervisors and management to ensure that the necessary departments have correct parts to build and fulfil production orders.
• Ensured all lean manufacturing procedures are continuously followed along with all health and safety and housekeeping.