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Plastic Injection Manager

Location:
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Posted:
March 04, 2018

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Peter James Paget

LOCATED IN Drumblade/Walkerville

SOUTH AFRICAN PERMANENT RESIDENT (British/Scottish)

APPLYING FOR THE POSITION OF Toolmaker/CNC Programmer

The applicant, a 44 year old white male, has 23 years’ experience as a Tool, Jig & Diemaker and 20 years’ experience as a CNC Programmer/Operator/Setter. His experience is mainly related to the manufacture of plastic injection moulding, blow moulding, press tools, jigs & fixtures and forgings as well as heavy engineering, CNC programming and machining. He is equally experienced in the specialized selection of the various tool steels and other steels including heavy engineered castings and the heat treatment processes thereof. He also has experience in component/ jobbing manufacture.

He is an accomplished EdgeCAM 3D Milling & Turning programmer with 14 years’ experience behind him and attended a new interface course for the latest version of Edgecam 2016 R2.

After leaving DCD Ringrollers I sub contracted to various mould making companies namely, PC Plastics & Glentec Tool & Die for several months whilst waiting 7 months for the position I applied for at Scaw Metals.

EDUCATION

Tertiary Institution

Benoni Training Centre & Germiston Technical College

Qualifications

N4 – N6

Date

1993 - 1994

Trade Test

1995 - Tool, Jig & Die Maker - Olifantsfontein Trade Centre

High School

Tom Naude Technical High School

Qualification

1991 Grade 12/ Matric

English

Afrikaans

Physical Science

Mathematics

Fitting & Turning

Geography

Religious Instruction

Computer Literacy

Fully computer literate, EdgeCAM 3D Milling & Turning

GENERAL INFORMATION

Current Package

Market related

Envisaged Package

Negotiable, inclusive of medical aid and pension/ provident fund

Availability

Immediately

Home Language

English

Other Languages

Afrikaans

Own Transport

Yes

Drivers Licence

Code EB

Marital Status

Divorced

Willing to relocate

No

Identification No.

730**********

Interest / Hobbies

Contact Number

Email Address

Remote controlled helicopters

073*******

ac4ov0@r.postjobfree.com

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Current Employer

Scaw Metals, Germiston/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Engineering/ CNC Machining

Dates

April 2015 to November 2016

Job Title

Planner/ Estimator & CNC Programmer

Key Responsibilities

Plan, estimate, price/ quote and CNC Program all machining jobs for Scaw Metals machine shop- 13 CNC milling machines- Fanuc Controls.

Achievements

Attended new Edgecam interface course at Stillam from 4th to 8th of May 2015.

Reason for Leaving

To be discussed at the relevant interview

Current Employer

DCD Ringrollers, Vereeniging/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Engineering/ Tooling

Dates

Nov 2012 to May 2014

Job Title

Tooling/ Tool Room Coordinator/ Manager

Key Responsibilities

Manufacture high precision tooling for 3000 ton press for hot wheel forgings for local and export market. Maintain stock and accuracy levels. Fault finding and solutions. Quality, health & safety involved. Supervisory position- 4 tooling controllers reported to me. Tooling was sub contracted. I eventually persuaded management to allow me the opportunity to build up an in house tool room of which I accomplished prior to myself leaving. The purpose of this was to support production immediately as well as save an immense amount of money.

Achievements

I was nominated by managing director to head our factory relocation from Springs to Vereeniging. Inclusive of redesigning tooling required to suit new machinery in Vereeniging plant.

Reason for Leaving

My position has become redundant, also unable to utilize my skills & qualifications to their full potential/ tedious/ boring- retrenched.

Previous Employer

Koogan Plastics, Lenasia/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Engineering/ Plastics

Dates

March 2011 to October 2012

Job Title

Toolmaker/ CNC Programmer

Key Responsibilities

I manufactured plastic injection moulds for the packaging industry ranging from 250ml tubs to 25L drums and much more. Highly involved in the tool design, material selection and heat treatment thereof. I was head of CNC machining department of which I personally programmed, set up and operated HAAS VF3, 4 & 5 machines supported by Fanuc controls and Edgecam. Access to and full use of center lathes, spark eroders, surface grinders etc. Precision machined tools at a hardness of 60 RHC. Manufactured press tools to punch out profiles on various components for the medical industry.

Achievements

I set up, designed in house moulding machines to allow for IML moulding (internal mould labelling) for ice cream tubs for Ola & Dairymaid etc. The machining of moulds had to be machined designed and adapted to suit this process.

Reason for Leaving

Worked 7 days a week and was not paid overtime

Previous Employer

Self Employed, Walkerville/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Engineering/ Plastics/ Press Tools/Motor & Switchgear Industry

Dates

November 2004 to December 2012

Job Title

Owner

Key Responsibilities

I manufactured plastic injections moulds, but more so press tools for a newly designed two plate stove for a local Johannesburg company. Personally involved in the design, material selection and heat treatment thereof. I bought a Twinhorn CNC machining center with Fanuc controls, powered by Edgecam programmed by myself. I also did high precision machining of hydraulic components- jobbing/ production. I also manufactured aluminum vacuum moulds and trimming tools for the medical industry.

Achievements

It was a personal achievement for me to have satisfied a goal I had of owning my own business. Although most of my customers were highly satisfied and serviced 24HRS a day regarding production and breakdowns etc. one always gets that bad paying customer who virtually closed me down due to non-payment.

Reason for Leaving

Battled with clients not paying- sold up and sought permanent employment for personal, family responsibility and security reasons.

Previous Employer

Ridgeway Engineering, Benrose/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Engineering/ Plastics

Dates

January 2001 to October 2004

Job Title

Toolmaker/ CNC Programmer

Key Responsibilities

General high precision engineering for mining industry. Manufactured plastic injection moulds as above. Programmed, set up and operated HAAS CNC machining centers with fanuc based controls and supported by Edgecam & Cimitron.

Achievements

Commended for a mould I designed and manufactured for a gas fire lighter. Product patented by customer at the time.

Reason for Leaving

Purchased own CNC Machining Centre to start my own business.

Company Profile

Plastic Injection & Blow Moulding

Dates

February 1995 to December 2000

Job Title

Toolmaker/ CNC Programmer

Key Responsibilities

I manufactured multi cavity plastic injection moulds for hairdressing industry ranging from 50ml to 1L tubs. I also manufactured plastic injection moulds for the various range of plugs, multi plugs and adaptors for the electrical industry. I manufactured high precision press tools for the contacts/ terminals for the inside of mouldings. I personally MANUALLY programmed, set up and operated a Twinhorn CNC machining center. Full access to center lathes, spark eroders, surface grinders etc.

Achievements

I was asked by the managing director to go to Taiwan to select a new CNC machining center of which was very successful. Commended for introducing Edgecam to support CNC machining.

Reason for Leaving

Was offered a more attractive position/Growth

Previous Employer

Delta Tool & Die Makers cc, Germiston/ Johannesburg

Company Profile

Plastic Injection & Blow Moulding

Dates

January 1992 to January 1995

Job Title

Apprentice Tool, Jig & Die Maker

Key Responsibilities

As with any apprentice in any trade, started at the bottom. Thankfully I attended a technical high school and was very familiar with the conventional machines such as lathes, milling machines and surface grinders. I, along with the supervision of my journeyman at the time, was involved with the manufacture of plastic injection and blow moulds for the packaging industry- 2L milk bottles, sta soft bottles, 25L drums, deodorant caps and an immense amount of bottle tops. I was also involved in the manufacture of press tooling as required by the customer at the time. I attended a training college and various other courses as stipulated by the apprentice training board. I also started and attended technical college for my N4 to N6.

Achievements

I was the first apprentice to qualify first time round with my trade test at Olifantsfontein. I was also fortunate enough to be put onto CNC machines in my second year, namely Bridgeport Interactive & Deckel.

Reason for Leaving

It was time to step into the big world…

References

Name

Position

Company

Contact No

A Du Plessis

P Christiansen

A Botha

Machine Shop Manager

Director/ Owner

Production Manager

Scaw Metals

PC Plastics

DCD Ringrollers

084*******

011*******

082*******

R Hardy

Director/ Owner

Delta Tool & Diemaking

083*******

D Britz

Foreman/ Manager

Ridgeway Engineering

082*******



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