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Mechanical Engineering Maintenance

Port Elizabeth, EC, South Africa
January 20, 2017

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Riaan Pierre Barnard

Trudel Crescent, Kabega Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa 6001

Landline: +27-41-365-****

Mobile: +27-82-829-****

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Career Objective:

Tool Jig and Die Maker

Key Qualifications:

10+ years of experience in Tool Jig and Die making, Building of new and prototype tooling, all fault finding as well as corrective actions on tooling and trying out of tools.

Proven ability to handle multiple priorities in the tool making industry.

Thorough knowledge of technical drawings, mathematical skills & Mechanical Engineering.

Types of tooling:

Forming tools, trim tools, pierce tools, restrike tools, proto type tooling, progression tools, blank tools, draw tools, heat shields, cone tools, progression cone tools, checking fixtures.

Computer Literacy:

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Word

Edge Cam Designing and Manufacturing

Auto Cad

Education and Qualifications Obtained

2000 – 2001 - PE Technical College, South Africa

N1-N3 Certificate –Maths, Science, Mechanical Engineering, Technical Drawings (Drafting)

2007 - Qualified as a Tool Jig and Die Maker - MERSETA, Overhead Crane License

Employment History:

April 2010 to Present - Raydon Industries, Port Elizabeth South Africa – Tool jig and die maker

Building of new tooling.

Operating of Charmiles five access wire cutter.

Try out of new tooling and repair and maintenance of existing tooling.

Fabrication of Metal Work.

Cutting with and plasma cutter

January 2010 – March 2010 - Transworld Engineering, Port Elizabeth South Africa, Tool Jig and Die Maker

Machining and Turning.

Various types of Milling

December 2009 – January 2010 - Magneto Automotive (Camua), Uitenhage South Africa, Tool Jig and Die Maker

Processing of all materials.

Build up of new tooling.

Testing/Tryouts of new and existing tooling

May 2007 - December 2009 - Gauge Tool and Dies, Tool Jig and Die Maker

Building new tools and Maintenance of existing tools.

November 2006 – April 2007 - AE Manufacturing, Port Elizabeth South Africa, Tool Maker

Machining and Assembling of Jigs and Fixtures

Completed Apprenticeship, final examination through Volkswagen training Centre in March 2007

2002 –2006 - LN Manufacturing, Port Elizabeth & Durban South Africa, Completed Apprenticeship

Machining and Assembling of Jigs and Fixtures

Building and maintenance of existing tools/Machines

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