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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
July 05, 2018

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Gha-kiem Simons


Gha-kiem Simons A highly efficient, methodical and talented quality engineer who has considerable D.O.B :21/02/1987 experience of development and implementing effective quality control processes Nationality: South African and structures in a manufacturing environment. Marital Status: Married Possessing a good understanding of the essentials for quality and safety coupled Driver’s License: Code 8(PRDP) with a basic background of customer service experience. Excellent quantitative and 70 4TH Avenue Belgravia Estate analytical skills to analyse and grade the quality of product produced in the Cape Town production plant Cell No: 083*******

Looking for a company which will challenge my problem solving skills and allow me to continue to develop my knowledge and potential


Ability to train Manufacturing Company – Jinko Solar Attention to detail Quality Assurance Engineer Working according to SOP Provides statistical information for quality improvement by identifying testing 5S implementation methods and samples. Supervising all regulatory compliance and helping to enforce quality assurance policies.


Responsible for monitoring and maintaining quality and compliance target. Quality Management Monitoring and auditing of products to ensure high standards of quality. Quality Assurance Ensuring products comply with legislation and quality assurance codes. Quality Control Ensuring that all QA Tests are carried out on time and in full. Quality Objectives & Delivering presentations to an audience of Manager Level within the business. Targets Provide weekly and monthly reports to senior managers on performance. Auditing Identify training needs and recommendations to improve customer experience. Calibration of equipment Keeping quality documentation up to date. Making sure that all QA records, data & information are available to managers. Arranging the repair of any QA / related equipment that is malfunctioning. Ensuring non-conforming products are identified and placed on restriction. Assist with inline audits Giving specialist quality assurance advice to the company departments as required. Responsible for the review and update of the programme quality plans. Awareness of regulatory requirement and customer service expectations. Ensuring activities in the quality plan are carried out. Coordinating the investigation of customer complaints. Preparing and analysing information for the purpose of Management Review. Responsible to Quality Team leaders and Quality operators Set up a new QC Laboratory from scratch, developing various sampling, testing and measuring methods for various processes, equipment and products Managed sections including Incoming Raw Materials, Laboratory, Finished Goods Warehouse and Quality Management System. Involved in Quality System Standards portfolios including QMS (ISO 9001) Conduct quarterly Internal Audits based on ISO 9001 Managed and reviewed Quality Control Plans (PFMEA) Assisted in all Customer Audits including Conergy, Juwi and CEA, Solar QC, IBC and OST Energy Assisted in all Product Certification Bodies(UL,TUV Nord,TUV Rheinland and DQS) Supervised and training of all employees on SOP’s and related issues


Second Part-Supplier/Customer Audits Conergy, EST Energy IBC (Germany) JUWI (South Africa) OST Energy (South Africa) CEA(China) Conergy (Germany) E-ON (Germany) Supplied the above with 100% quality and service level products.

Third Part-Certification Board Audits TUV Rheinland Akademie Gmbh, Product Mark Scheme, Process and System Audit/Pass TUV Nord, Product Mark Scheme and Process/Pass DQS-UL South Africa, System Audit /Pass CEA (Clean Energy Associates),Product and Process/Pass SGS, System and Product Audit/Solar Module Fire Rating/Pass ISO 9001-2008 compliance/Pass

Problem Solving & Analytical skills Fish bone Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) 5 why analysis 8D reports Product Part Approval Process (PPAP) Statistical Process Control (SPC) QRQC (Quick Response Quality Control)

Lean Manufacturing Tools

Bottleneck analysis, Gemba real place,Kaizen continuous improvement KPI, (OEE) equipment effectiveness (availability, performance and quality),PDCA, Poka-Yoke error proofing, Root cause analysis, SMART (specific, measurable,attainable, relevance and time specifics), Standardize work, Takt time, visual management.


Resin and urethane colour Manufacturing Company – Technical Finishes (MCC) matching without machines Quality Lab Supervisor Waste control & material usage A highly focused lab supervisor with over 7 years’ experience in the House Keeping manufacturing of high performance, Technically advanced, Durable, Hygienic, HACCP Compliant wall and flooring systems. Consisting of concrete and cement based products as well as epoxies and urethanes.


Research & Development Testing of incoming raw material (eg cement, sand, lime, calcium carbonates, Formulating special customer varies fillers) colour requests Quality Audits of material as well as staff on following SOP’s Quality Control Perform tests on finished product to test conformity(eg. Flow test, viscosity test, Inline Auditing setting time, hardness testing, colour testing) Scale Calibration Prepare concrete samples for crush test at PPC Pilot batches for new product Maintain lab equipment and factory scales calibration. Responsible for research and development (testing of new raw material) Colour matching samples for coatings Control stock levels of the lab Team up with the Technical Manager to close up customer complaints Oversee lab operations, housekeeping and safety Ensuring that all QA Tests are carried out on time and in full Monitoring and auditing of products to ensure high standards of quality Record keeping Quality training


ISO 9001-2008 Lab compliance/Pass


Able to work to a high degree of detail even when priorities have changed. Excellent Excel and PowerPoint knowledge to create graphs/presentations. Have strong analytical and problem solving skills Self-managed and also able to take lead on projects, Target driven Putting customer satisfaction first by ensuring quality is produced.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS Preliminary Quality Control Intermediate Quality Control Advanced Quality Control ISO 9000:2001 Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Chemical Operations NQF 1 – NQF 2 CHIETA

Paint Chemistry SAPMA

First Aid Level 1 Risk Training Solutions

TRAINING Supervisor Training Mind Magic Consulting

Middle Managment Training Jinko International Business School (Shangrao China)


Pastel Accounting System Database Management –Microsoft Excel (Proficient) Word processing – Microsoft Word (Proficient) Presentations – Microsoft PowerPoint (Proficient)


Jinko Solar Technical Manager Shorayi Chataurwa Tel +27(0) 21 202 1674 Cell +27(0) 83 261 3851 Email:

Technical Finishes Technical Manager Sean van Schalkwyk Tel +27(0) 21 535 4455 Cell +27(0) 83 406 4223 Email:

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