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Manager Engineer

Cape Town, WC, South Africa
January 15, 2018

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* ******* ******, ****** *******, Eersteriver

Cape Town


078-****-*** /


Identification number: 691**********

Languages: English & Afrikaans

Driver’s License: Valid Code 10 PDP

Own Vehicle: Yes

Marital Status: Married

Dependent: One


Elswood Senior Secondary

Highest Standard passed: Matric (1989)

Subjects: English 2nd language

Afrikaans 1st language





Courses Completed:

Project Management

Presentation Skills

Leadership Development

Windows 2008 Server Addition


Netbotz administrator skills



2016 - September – 2017 February

Factory Manager

Overview of the role:

Manage a compliment of 66 staff members which consist of the following production areas: 30 assembles, 18 machine strippers, 3 Sheeters, 2 Platterners, 8 Machine Operators, 2 drivers, 1 maintenance, 1 Forklift driver, 1 cleaner and 1 receptionist.

Ensure the factory is compliant to all OHASA standards and procedures, stock replenishment and company vehicle fleet management.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Maintain stock levels and liaising directly with suppliers

Monitor workflow and the quality thereof

Monitor the performance of the numerous labour inputs and ensure consistent and maximum output.

Ordering and monitoring stock control

Ensure that all production machinery is up to standard and services regularly during intervals.

Responsible for all maintenance carried out on all company vehicles.

Responsible for staff schedules

Company representative in disciplinary hearings procedures

Assist with the delivery of products if drivers are not available.

Assist factory with minor IT related issues.

Standby duty as and when required.

Daily Reporting on production output to management.


Company: Omega Packaging

Reference: Steve Smith

Position: Director

Contact Number: (Cell) (083-***-**** (021-*******)

Company: Omega Packaging

Reference: Ryan Smith

Position: Director

Contact Number: (Cell) (072-***-**** (021-*******)

Reason for Leaving: Contract Expired



2011 – January 2015

Facilities Engineer

Overview of the role:

Managing the Building and Data Centre facilities and not limited to maintaining cooling & electrical systems, cabling, UPS’s & generators. Responsible to manage and facilitate access control to the Data Centre for contractors, engineers and clients.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for MWEB Data Centre, installation of all I.T equipment, layout of floor space, temperature, upgrades on Data Centre

Responsible and ensure that the air-conditioning system in the Data Center are serviced on a regular basis (Monthly)

Sign-off all electrical installations in the Data Center and plant rooms

Sufficient power supply to server cabinets

Conduct monthly test on all generators and the maintenance thereof

Monitoring of air-conditioning units

Manage and activated Netbotz environmental monitoring tool

Monitor and conduct daily checks in all plant and electrical rooms

Responsible for the maintenance of the building’s chiller and all infrastructures.

Supervise installations in the Data Centre & Mast

Conduct daily checks & monthly audits

Served on the OHASA committee

Server Hosting

Responsible for the set-up and maintenance of server hosting

Providing high quality access control support to the Data Centre

Servicing clients promptly and professionally

Responsible for the lay-out of all racks and servers

Assist with cabling and patching

Responsible for SLA liaison with clients

24 hour support to hosting clients and Data Center infrastructure

Instillation of Operating Systems for hosting service


Company: M-web

Reference: Pierre Le Roux

Position: Head of IT and Operations

Contact Number: (Cell) (083-***-****

Company: M-web

Reference: Gerhard Bothma

Position: Lead Engineer Facilities

Contact Number: (W) (011-***-****

(Cell) (072-***-****



2002 – 2015

IT Facilities / Data Center Manager

Roles & Responsibilities:

Compiled and maintain the facilities processes for all ITS infrastructures, Campus and Remote sites

Authorize Emergency Change Controls

Facilitate office moves with service providers

Responsible for installation of all equipment, layout of floor space, temperature, upgrade in the Data Centre

Assist with the disaster recovery process

Liaise with building facilities when conducting generator and UPS services

Coordinate new network infrastructure upgrades in the Data Centre

Managed adhoc projects.

Compiled electrical and mechanical assessments at our Distribution Centers

Coordinate with building engineer with upgrades on fire & gas suppression

Implemented and manage the biometric access control system to the Data Center

Design server / computer rooms

Served on the OHASA committee

Responsible for projections for IT Facilities budget

Submit monthly reports to Senior management


1998 – 2002

Senior Shift Leader

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the management of staff and their performance

Troubleshooting of LAN / WAN to other sites

Help-Desk assistance for a 24 hour Hotline

First line support on all mainframes and hardware


Company: Woolworths

Reference: Ismael Soeker

Position: Head of Services and Operations

Contact Number: (W) (021-***-****

(Cell) (083-***-****

Company: Woolworths

Reference: Cedric Genade

Position: Manager

Contact Number: (Cell) (083-***-****


Reader’s Digest

1990 -1998

Computer Operator/Printing Department

Roles & Responsibilities:

Oversee maintenance and operation of printers

Maintaining records and logging events

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