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Plant Manager Production Foreman

Location:
Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Salary:
27000
Posted:
January 26, 2022

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PROFILE

Production management professional with over 28 years of experience in industrial and manufacturing industries (Steel, Rubber, Chemical, Plastics, Electrical), with a proven track record of achieving sustained improvements in quality, cost and delivery functions, looking for new opportunities.

I have managed teams of 10 to 30, responsible for productivity, safety, materials management, job planning, manufacturing practices and strategy, quality control, continuous improvement, development and accountability.

CONTACT

PHONE:

+27-65-947-****

+27-81-402-****

LOCATION:

Benoni, Johannesburg, SA

EMAIL: adp1bu@r.postjobfree.com

TONY TRIGGIANI

PRODUCTION MANAGER

EDUCATION

Damelin Management Institute

1993-1994

Diploma in Production Management (1994)

Diploma SA Institute of Supervisors (1993)

ISO 9001 – 2000

Implementing the New Standard

Benoni Technical College – N3

1991 - Technical Drawing, Mathematics, Theory, Workshop, Electrical

Willowmore High School 1979 - 10 - Technical

WORK EXPERIENCE

General Profiling

Night shift dispatch assistant manager

September 2020 to date

As a Night shift dispatch assistant manager

Was responsible to ensure that the night shift product pickers loading the truck for dispatching during day shift to deliver goods to customers a total of 12 trucks in the fleet.

Ampa Plastics Group

Plant Manager

August 2019 – May 2020

As a plant manager I was responsible for managing and overseeing the plant employees and observing departments to ensure running smoothly and efficiently.

Including receiving and warehouse department. Plastic extruding department manufacturing various items made from ABS, PST, and Correx

SMART PLAN PROJECTS, Richard’s Bay

Consultant

May 2018 – September 2018

Created method statements for South32 for all departments. Onsite visits to inspect the condition of the roofing and cladding. Assisted with method statements for forth coming projects by the Draughtsman.

P J Projects, Richard’s Bay

Richards Bay Coal Terminals and Richards bay Minerals, Hillside

Site Supervisor

April 2015 – December 2015

REFERENCES

Ampa Plastics

Dion Knoesen

Smart Plan Projects

Cecil Smart

Owner

PJ Projects

J Cloete

Ponds Site Manager

RBM Smelter Site Manager

P De Bruin

Site Supervisor on Maintenance, Refurbishing and Painting. Controlling of labour of 10 while on RBM site and labour of 20 while on RBCT site. Scheduled Projects and made sure fabrication of projects as per drawings. Worked according to Risk Assessments and Method Statements. Toolbox Talks and Take 5 were done for every task performed. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Bay Galvanizers CC, Richard’s Bay

Salesman

January 2015 (6 months)

Visited and advised new and existing clients on the use of galvanizing in the steel industries to prolong the life span and strength of the steel to the elements of the weather. Called on clients from Richards Bay, Vryheid, New Castle and Utrecht. Cold called on steel industries for the use of galvanizing on steel.

Pre-Owned Vehicle Salesman

May 2013 – March 2014

Ensured vehicles were inspected for re-sale to clients. Sold pre-owned vehicles. Ensured vehicles had been through roadworthy and serviced ready for sale. Advertising to reach monthly sales targets of 6 vehicles per month.

P J Projects, Richard’s Bay

Richard’s Bay Minerals (Ponds)

Site Supervisor

October 2012 – April 2013

Site Supervisor 292 on Maintenance, Refurbishing on Richards Bay Minerals Ponds site. Controlling labour of 10 workmen while on RBM site. Scheduled projects and made sure fabrication of projects as per drawings. Worked according to a Risk Assessment and Method Statement. Toolbox talks and take 5 done for every task performed. Sandblasting and painting of repairs done on site. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification not only the thickness but also the quality of appearance.

GLOBAL VALVES & AUTOMATION, Richard’s Bay

Sales Rep – Water Pumps

January 2011 – September 2012

Sales and marketing of water pumps to the market of KZN area. Called on new clients and existing clients on the database.

Morecare Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd, Richard’s Bay

Site Supervisor

March 2009 – December 2010

Site Supervisor 292 on Maintenance, Refurbishing on Richards Bay Minerals. Controlled labour of 20 workmen while on RBM site. Scheduled projects and made sure fabrication of projects as per drawings. Ensured that safety was adhered to. Worked according to a Risk Assessment and Method Statement. Toolbox talks and take 5 done for every task performed. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Vela Building Steel Systems, Johannesburg

Production Manager

April 2008 – December 2008

Time keeping. Coordinated labour processes for 30 employees. Production Scheduling. Planning. Quality Systems. Disciplinary processes. Reported back to senior management. Stocktaking/Outsourcing tools and machinery and machine maintenance. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Allan Maskew (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg

Production Process Controller

March 2007 – March 2008

Controlled the process on production lines, Bell press line, Paint Booth, Blasting. Received quality raw materials namely steel items. Ensured operators filled in the proper orders to the store for items needed in the production lines. Drafted all the standard operating procedures – 25 operators. Conducted quality assurance on all painted items ready for rubber lining. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

National Starch & Chemical (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg

March 1994 – February 2007

Logistics Coordinator Starch Division - Quality Assurance - 2004 – 2007 Final product testing of all critical products to Approved in specification products and place on hold if out of Specification products. Responsible for issuing of Certificate of Analysis for approved products. Control of retained samples for customer complaints. Acknowledgement of customer complaints. Conduct Internal Audits. Introduction of Quality Procedures. Attendance of SBU Small Business Units meeting every month. Attendance of SMT Senior Management Team. Provided technical assistance to Manufacturing department. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Logistics Coordinator 1997 – 1999

Created and coordinated delivery notes. Coordinated deliveries to customers locally and to Cape Town, Durban. Tracking of the Balk tanks to and from customers. Warehouse stocktaking monthly. Monthly safety meetings with contactor drivers and warehouse personnel. Minimized transport costs by consolidation loads to the same areas. Controlling of Contractor Transport. Month end Deliveries outputs to the Logistic Manager. Procedure writing for ISO 9002 rating. Ensure POD’s were correctly filled in the strong room for retrieval for queries. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Production Coordinator 1994 - 1997

Number of operators 20. Drew up and issued job sheets for operators in production lines. Ordering of safety equipment. Supervising the box assembly line work done by contractors. Small maintenance was done by me. Keep (LTA) Lost Time Accidents as low as possible (Meaning Zero). Reduction of utilities like Gas, Lights and Water usage which had to be plotted onto graphs. Reduction of waste i.e. Rejects and rework of products. Procedure writing for ISO 9002 rating. Internal Safety Audits. Operation of the forklifts. Weekly Planning for the Adhesive Production. Started a Waste reduction scheme by selling off waste paper, plastics and wooden pallets for recycle and the money went to the employees as to keep the factory clean as well as having to keep costs reduced for waste removals by Waste tech. Issued raw materials. Stocktaking every quarter. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification

Paragon Rubber Company, Johannesburg

Production Senior Foreman

June 1992 – February 1994

Orders of different product range were given to the production lines by sales department. Ordering of Materials. Ensured that the Crumb was to Specification. Correct paper work was filled in by operators for the product they were manufacturing. Daily targets were achieved. Downtime and delays sheet were correctly filled in daily. Attended production meetings once a week to discuss any new orders. Responsible for 25 operators. Clock cards had to be calculated once a week. Liaised with customers, stores and sales office regarding orders. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

HH Robinson (Africa) Isando (Steel Roll Forming Manufactures),

Johannesburg

Production Roll Forming Supervisor

June 1991 – April 1992

Responsible for taking out daily orders made by the Planning Office. Ensured that the profiles were within specification. Ensured that daily targets were achieved. Industrial relation at shop floor level. Attended production meetings. Liaised with the stores. Responsible for 70 operators. Planning and chasing customer orders were ready on time.

Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Dunlop Rubber Benoni (Van Belt Department), Johannesburg

Production Foreman

February 1989 – January 1991

Responsible for the V-Belt section (Manufacturing of V-belts for motor vehicles). Ensured the compounds from preparation department. In charge of quality control. Worked according to Quality Standards of Specification. Responsible for Industrial Relation function on floor level. Ordering of goods from stores. Supervised 60 operators. SBU meetings to maintain Small Business Unit operating costs. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Illman Plastics Turfontien, Johannesburg

Production Supervisor

April 1988 – February 1989

Responsible for PVC extrusion section. Ensured daily targets were met. Quality Control SABS 0157. Supervised 30 operators. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Univa / Electrical Stoves, Johannesburg

Production Supervisor (Enamel Section)

July 1987 – September 1987

Responsible for the Enamelling section. Ensured daily targets were achieved. In Process Quality Control. Responsible for packaging of completed electric stoves ready for dispatch. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Hendler and Hendler – Boksburg, Johannesburg

Production Foreman

January 1984 – April 1987

Manufactures of Toilet Partitions, Chalk school boards and Architectural Panels a subsidiary of Hendler and Hendler. For the first six months I was a Production Supervisor. Responsible for the enamelling process and Quality control. After six months took up the position of Production Foreman. Supervised 60 operators including the off-site riggers. Checking the packaging process. Setting daily targets according to orders. Calling out maintenance when necessary. Foreman in charge of the press shop and welding department and drawings. Ordered raw materials, steel and items needed in the factory. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

Production Supervisor

April 1980 – December 1983

Supervised in the decorating and packaging department. Responsible for daily production reports. Unionized environment – enforced Disciplinary action on shop floor level. Trained staff on special painting techniques. Decorating application machines. Quality Control. Ordering of parts for machines from stores. Responsible for 30 operators. Quality Inspection done according to Quality specification.

COURSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Lead Auditor Course (Watchtower Holding)

NAUUI First Aider Course

Internal Management Programme Certificate

NOSA General Health and Safety

NOSA Health and Safety Representative

NOSA Safety Training Course Procedure Writing Course

National Occupation Safety Association

Internal Quality Auditing

FSI Corporate Services Advanced Quality Auditing (Grade Auditor)



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