A proactive, technically skilled and resourceful professional with vast experience as a Plant Manager looking after fleets of heavy and light machinery, including crushing, asphalt and concrete plants, ensuring all work schedules are adhered to.
Possesses exceptional time and workload management to oversee the operations regarding large portfolios of machinery for large, civil and road projects, worth more than USD 7 billion projects.
Co-ordinates logistics, repairs and maintenance in order to comply with all relevant standards, legislation and best practices regarding safety and correct operation.
Works well autonomously, due to high self-responsibility or as an integral component in a multi-disciplined, productive team.
Always looking to secure a challenging and rewarding role, where skills, knowledge and expertise gained throughout a successful career to date can be applied, and further development achieved, on a professional platform.
Key Skills & Areas of Expertise
Critical Decision Making
PLANT MANAGER, J@P – KSA
Managing the maintenance, repairs and upgrading in the main workshop of 1900 heavy and light plants for 20 civil construction projects worth US 6 billion in Saudi Arabia .
2014 – 2015
PLANT MANAGER, CCC / MACDOW - Thailand
Fully accountable for the maintenance, repair and logistics of 350 plants ensuring all operations are conducted in line with relevant protocol and legislation as well as wider business objectives
Working on the FTP2 gas pipeline project worth US $300M with a workforce consisting of five ex-pats and 90 locals
Leading a team of multi-disciplined staff, ensuring all work is carried out in line with best practices, company procedures and health & safety regulations
Fully accountable for completing all related administration in a timely and accurate manner
Managing the store room, monitoring stock levels and liaising / negotiating with suppliers to procure new stock
2007 – 2014
2011 – 2014
PLANT MANAGER – Tanzania
Responsible for a portfolio of heavy and light plant machinery, ensuring all units are fully maintained and that repairs are carried out in a timely fashion and in line with safe operation standards
Making sure all plants are delivered to the project on time and all relevant paper work is completed to comply within SLA’s for a 90 km road project worth USD 75M.
2010 – 2011
PLANT MANAGER - Ethiopia
Managing the maintenance, repairs and logistics of 280 heavy and light plants, including crushing, batching and asphalt plants for a 140km road project
2008 – 2010
AREA PLANT MANAGER - Nigeria
Main duties as above, for five road and civil construction projects worth of US 350M
2007 – 2008
PLANT MANAGER - Botswana
Main duties as above, for a 60 KM road project worth US 75M
2005 - 2007
WORKSHOP MANAGER, Tristar (Al Sayer Group) – Erbil, Iraq
Repair and upgrading of heavy construction plants and power generators
2004 – 2005
INSPECTOR, Vehicle Inspection Authority – Cyprus
2002 – 2004
PLANT MANAGER, J&P Dragados – Ethiopia
Managing the maintenance, repairs and logistics of 300 heavy and light plants for a 250 km road project worth USD 250M.
1993 – 2002
GENERAL MANAGER, PPM Laser Cutting – Cyprus
Provision of services to other industries by laser cutting machines
1988 – 1993
PRODUCTION MANAGER, Hydrotech Water and Environmental Engineering – Cyprus
1987 – 1988
PLANT MANAGER, Iacovou Bros – Cyprus
Managing the repair and upgrading of 150 heavy road and civil construction plants
1982 – 1987
PLANT MANAGER, J&P Oman – Oman
Responsible for setting up of site workshops, crushers, asphalt and concrete plants for road and civil construction projects worth USD 250M
Mechanical Engineering (Technical University of Bratislava- Slovakia)
Key I.T Skills
MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Email, Internet
Fluent: English; Greek; Czech; Slovak
Intermediate: Polish, Russian; Ethiopian
Driver: full, clean licence
Swimming; Tennis; Music
References are available on request