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Laser Operator Production Manager

Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
6500-8000 p/m
June 06, 2021

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Name: Jaen-Pierre

Surname: Britz

Contact Information: +971-**-***-****

Nationality: South African

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Home Language: Afrikaans

Other Languages: English

Driver’s license: Light Motor Vehicle



SUBJECTS Afrikaans




SA Criminal Law

Bible Study


• Experienced Factory/Production manager

• Advanced skills in time management and wastage control

• Experienced drawing layout and design



Line Manager 01 Sep’ 20 - Current

Key Responsibilities

• Overseeing and managing the complete building and manufacturing of all Military spec and commercial vehicles

• Research and Development

• Quality inspection, test drive, fault finding and repair of the vehicles

• OEM body disassembly to naked chassis

• Monthly, weekly and daily schedules and planning for the production line

• Management meetings & Managing a Team of 65 employees

• Achieving daily percentages


Deputy Factory Manager 08 Sep’ 19 – 20 April 20

KOJ: Total of 7 own brands namely: Nayomi, Nayomi Soiree, Nayomi Abaya, The body shop, Early learning Centre, Mikyajy and Mihyar.

3rd Party projects: Enoc, Talabat, Expo 2020, Emirates Flight Kitchen Demo, Seawings, Turnkey fit out. Key Responsibilities:

Everything behind the gate of the company.

• Construction of an achievable method/s to achieve the most outcome

• Manufacturing and execution of production plan on all internal jobs, support service and 3rd party projects which includes.

1. 3rd Party supplier allocation/awarding (if needed) 2. Designing and mockup/sample of required,

3. Time of manufacturing of outsource material

4. Raw material usage

5. Ironmongery needed

6. Consumables for job and installation

7. Manpower (internally and externally)

8. Leed times of material

• Assisting design department to deliver a working and effective final product (where needed)

• Tracking, reporting and overlooking of all production.

• Retail Production, Project Management & People Management Other responsibilities:

• Getting production line to the most effective

• Quality control from start to final delivery, internal and external projects

• Shipping and packing schedules

• Communicating and setup of store to project managers (local and international)

• Site visit to ensure the project is going according plan

• Internal project managing

• Factory visits of suppliers

Everything that includes from receiving drawings designing new to manufacturing and packing of all I was responsible for; this was all part of my duties/responsibilities. ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Long lasting Supplier base

• Eliminated over time

• More use of internal measures to eliminate any outsourcing

• Cost affective construction increased due to planning

• Working around of what is available


Christo Duvenage (Factory Manager)



Production Manager 07 Dec’ 17 – 05 Aug’ 19

Turnkey Fit out, Project managing


Progress reports on jobs in the factory

• Manpower allocation to what is needed Internal and external

• Quality control/detailed inspections from start to final on every item

• Ordering of all material (BOQ breakup)

• Planning of construction on all fit out items

• Material selection at suppliers

• Planning of timeframe, production days and delivery dates

• Studying IFC drawings and adjusting to minimum time and wastage

• Making sure all deadlines are met from Joinery side as well as 3rd party suppliers

• Driver’s scheduling daily for deliveries, collections

• Ordering of all tools for machinery in factory and on site

• Maintenance and preventative maintenance/servicing of internal machinery

• Site visits (If I’m needed for clarity on construction)

• Programing on the CNC machines to a certain extend

• Project Managing (due to shortage of staff for a short period as needed)

• Overlooking stock (ensuring no shortages)

• Managing and handling of all discipline

• Ensuring that all HSE requirements are met in all working areas

• Weekly production meetings with all staff and workers

• Client meetings and site walkthroughs


Outstanding feedback from clients on time delivery. Quality improvement since employment (feedback from site managers and contractors) Suppliers chose to deal only with me regarding visits. 50% less wastage overall on monthly wastage schedules Most respectable and trustworthy among employees


On request


CNC Programmer & Operator & Head of Department 09 Sep’13 – 25 Nov’17 Programming, Drafting, Turnkey Fit out, Interior Design, Fitting & Decorating Designs, 3D Designs, Shop Fitting.


• Designing & rendering programs used

• G & M Code (Manual Programming)

• Drafting (AutoCAD 2015, Artcam, Rhinoceros, Eurocut, Xilog)

• Drawing layout from blueprints to finished product (all include from designing a toolpath using one of the above programs or writing it manually G & M codes)

• Tool Programing

• Tool set up and alignment

• Maintenance on the machine and all general weekly & monthly maintenance

• Pre maintenance

• Programing of tools

• Perimeter writing and path setting

• Operating of 3 milling machines: SCM Pratix, SCM TECH 2 and Weeke (all 3 AXIS)

• Problem solving fault finding & hardware & software of machines

• Allocating of people in different sections of the factory

• Taking charge and holding responsibility of my department (CNC)

• Machine setup and complete program

• Job approval and QC Checked

• Assembling of complete jobs and fitment


Have improved my designing skills and abilities

Have the chance to work with people from seven different countries in the world All designing and operating skills comes from some of the best designers and engineers in South Africa, Germany and Qatar (Middle East).


On request


Shift Supervisor 01 Feb’12 – 31 Aug’13

Manufacturing of tissue paper and kitchen towels


• Handling discipline of my team

• Maintenance of machinery

• Production targets

• Customer requirements

• Motivation and goal set to the team

• Material optimization and availability

• On call 24 hours to stand in for the other shift supervisors in case required

• Daily shift reports and visual updates

• Quality movement system.

• Master samples setting

• Time and attendance management

• Management and maintaining good housekeeping in accordance with the 5s system

• Training of crew, communication under team, management and other supervisors

• Maintaining the implemented quality management system in accordance with iso9001

• Sub planning of one month in advance of production running and weekend scheduling

• Stock taking and planning of stock usage

• Maintenance on all parts of machine

• Preventative maintenance

• Ordering and installing of new parts

• Software fine adjustments and micro setting


• Got promoted to a higher level of management within 6 months of employment

• Have the most production records broken in 2 months due to my goal driven and mental motivation ability.


David Sher (General Manager)



Laser Department Shift Manager Sep’08 - Jan’12

This department uses laser-cutting technology to cut components from various grades of material, for instance mild steel, 3cr12, Armox, stainless steel, aluminum, Perspex, Plexiglas, MDF, cork and various plastics. It is expected that the supervisors are very actively involved in the day-to-day operation of the plant, to protect the investment of the machines. Responsibilities:

• Sub-planning from daily master production plan according to material availability, nesting, machine setup and labor allocation.

• Handling discipline & Motivation of crew

• Maintenance of machinery

• Material optimization through co-nesting and scrap reduction.

• On call 24 hours to stand in for the other shift supervisors in case required.

• Daily shift reports.

• Stock management and control in accordance with the quality management system.

• First off inspections and identification

• System diagnostics and control (metric production system)

• Time and attendance management

• Management and maintaining good housekeeping in accordance with the 5s system

• Communication with management and crew by means of daily production meetings

• Training of crew and personal attention to new crewmembers ensuring the best possible team is always maintained.

• Liaison with other departments and business units within the company

• Maintaining the implemented quality management system in accordance with iso9001:2008 with specific tasks related to the laser department.

• I was nominated second in charge for the laser department and assume the laser manager’s duties in his absence.


• I am the youngest shift supervisor in the history of Kare sheet metal and worked myself up from being a laser operator.

• My shift always met target and is known to exceed these targets continuously.

• Due to my curious nature I have been able to save the company a fair amount of money by doing a lot of the maintenance of the machinery myself.

• All new laser operators were trained by me due to my high success rate, higher than the other shift

: supervisors.



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