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Production Manager, Chemical Engineering, Quality Laboratory Analyst

Lagos, Nigeria
December 04, 2021

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LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

No **, Olasunoye Street,

Off Abule-ado Bus Stop,

Satellite town,

Lagos State.


Mobile phone: +234 803*******



Experienced and well-established Chemical Engineering Professional with 11 years of industry success. Highly knowledgeable in Manufacturing Operations Management and latest analytics. Skilled in planning and managing complex production activities in achieving desired goals of high quality products, optimal profitability in a safe and professional manner.


Gender: Female

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Nigerian

Religion: Christianity


● Leadership skills

● Organizational skills

● Microsoft Office Proficient

● Time Management Skills

● Strong Communications and

Analytical Skills

● Interpersonal Skills

● Problem solving Skills

● IT and numerical Skills (Office,

ERP, Google drive)

● Laboratory Analysis

● Production Optimization

● Team Player

● Manufacturing Management Skills

● Operations Management Skills

● Data Analysis and Interpretation

● Process Design

● Process Optimization

● Production Planning and Management

● ISO 9001

● Quality Control


● Production Line Management

● Inventory and Materials Management


OPERATIONS LEAD 08/2020 to Date


● Production Planning, Implementation and Management.

● General Operations Management.

● Supply chain management

LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

● Data input and analysis on ERP

● Development of standard operating procedures for production and supply chain management.

● Documentation and review of standard operating procedures management.

● Occupational safety and health management.

● Production Lead time forecasting and Management.

● Quality Control Management.

● Research and development of new products and improved production processes.

● Establishing an optimized production work flow for products.

● Design of Production Job order forms, documentation and usage.

● Design of QC forms

● Execution of Time Motion studies on all production processes.

● Issuance of Job orders to the Production team.

● Participation in Production ERP software testing.

● Human resource planning in the production section

● OPEX and CAPEX management.

● Budget planning for production and operations.


● Development and design of Production job order forms.

● Production process design and optimization for products.

● Conducted time and motion studies for all company products.

● Development and documentation of a standard operating procedure in the production and operations department.

PRODUCTION MANAGER 06/2012 to 07/2020


● Production Planning and Implementation.

● Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing and maintenance operations which ensure the most effective return on assets in Remelt, Extrusion, Chemical Surface Treatment and Powder Coating sections.

● Oversaw the solutions to production tasks, including Metal Extrusion, Chemical Surface treatment, Laboratory analysis and Powder Coating activities.

● Initiate plans and process to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower.

LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

● Work to establish management practices throughout assigned areas which include all employees’ positive involvement with opportunity for construction input and action.

● Data analysis and interpretation of production data.

● Research and development of novel manufacturing processes to reduce production time.

● Evaluation of production activities and provided suggestions for quality improvements and cost control.

● Coordination of workload to fit with tight deadlines, production capacity demands and employee schedules.

● Management if operators in chemical processing plant to maintain overall product quality.

● Developed processes based on critical needs, preset efficiency standards and cost reduction measures.

● Evaluated safety processes and procedures to check safety working conditions.

● Reviewed standard operating procedures (SOPs) documents for incoming personnel. ACHIVEMENTS

● Practical Risk Assessment Report for the Extrusion, Chemical Surface treatment and Powder coating section of an Aluminum Extrusion Company. Impact: Enhanced Health and Safety Implementation and awareness, Overall Organizational Cost savings on Safety and Health.

● Process Design and Installation for Chrome Conversion Pre-treatment of aluminum profiles.

Impact: High quality powder coated aluminum profiles, 80 % increase in sales and zero complaints on quality of finish.

● Design, Fabrication and Operation of a Gas-Solid Cyclone for the recovery of unused powder during powder coating of extruded aluminum profiles. Impact: 50 % Cost savings on powders and 22 % overall production cost reduction. QUALITY AUDITOR 09/2010 to 05/2012


Functions :

● Co-ordination of ISO 9001:2008 quality management systems departmental audits.

LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

● Audit and inspection of telecommunication cell sites.

● Monitoring and quality audit of all site projects in line with the contractual agreement.

● Quality audit of site projects.

● Ensuring proper documentation and process for all stages of the project.

● Monitoring of Compliance with HSE policies.

● Conducting HSE awareness amongst staff members.

● Ensuring proper documentation procedures for all departments.

● Update and review of the standard operating procedures for all departments within the organization.

● Customer care and monitoring compliance on service level agreements with our clients.

● Preparation of quarterly and annual customer satisfaction survey analysis and report.

● Handling of customer complaints

● Management review meeting

● Identifying and issuance of non-conformance report (NCR) and verifying that the NCR is closed out within the specified deadline.

● Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of audit recommendations. PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT

● Cost analysis of various quotations from different suppliers for a particular item(s).

● Market/price survey

● Procurement planning with project managers for Telco Projects.

● Issuing Purchase Orders (PO).

● Documentation of all documents for procurement (PO, waybills, invoice, etc.)

● Maintenance of Procurement database. Supplier selection, prequalification and re-evaluation procedures.

● Processing of purchase orders and contractors payments LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

● Procurement of items to be replenished in the warehouse site built projects and routine maintenance of cell sites.

● Sourcing of suppliers and price quotations for various items. EDUCATION

Institution Attended Qualification Obtained Dates

Obafemi Awolowo University

University, Ile Ife, Osun State,


M. Sc. Chemical

Engineering (Merit)

2014 - 2017

Federal University of Technology,

Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

B. Eng, Chemical

Engineering (Second class

upper division, 2-1)

2004 - 2009

Ajeromi Ifelodun High Shool,

Araromi, Olodi Apapa, Lagos

State, Nigeria

West African Senior

Secondary School Leaving

Certificate (O’ Level)

1995 - 2001


Professional Body Qualification Date

Council for the Regulation of

Engineering in Nigeria, COREN

Registered Engineer



National Examination Board for

Occupational Safety and Health,


International General Safety

Certificate in Occupational

Safety and Health



International Organization for

Standardization (ISO)

Quality Auditor 2012


● Leonald-Emeka E. L., et al. (2020)

‘The Performance of a Hybrid Yeast Strain of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and Saccharomyces Paradoxus in the Production of Bioethanol using Simultaneous Liquefaction Saccharification and Fermentation (SLSF). LEONALD-EMEKA Edith L. (Engr.)

● Leonald-Emeka E. L. (2019)

“Post Graduate Practical Experience Report.”

Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN

● Leonald-Emeka E. L. (2017)

“Ethanol Tolerance Study of a New Hybrid Yeast Strain of Saccharomyces Species by Simultaneous Liquefaction, Saccharification and Fermentation Method for Bioethanol Production.”

M. Sc. Thesis

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

Osun State, Nigeria.

● Alaneme Lemechi Edith (2012)

“Practical Risk Assessment Report for the Surface treatment and Powder coating section of an Aluminum Extrusion Company.”

National Examination Board for Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) Certification,

Dominus Way, Meridian Business Park, Leicester LE19 1QW, UK

● Alaneme E. L. (2008)

“Design, Fabrication and operation of a reverse flow gas-solid cyclone.” B. Eng Thesis

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

REFERENCES: Available on request.

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