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Name ***************
Mobile ***************
Phone ***************
Email ***************
Home address ***************
Location Waterlooville
Preferred job type Permanent
 
Career goals
Desired job title manager
Target industry Production / Operations
Target job Other Production / Operations
 
Location and travel preferences
I don't want to move
 
Work experience
Years work experience 33
Expected annual earnings £30k - £40k
CV summary
Education

8 CSE`s (Henry Compton High School)
A Level Maths & Science (Hammersmith & West London College)
C & G Mechanical Engineering
GEC Dunchurch Management Course
EELA Management Advisory And Training
Health & Safety At Work (COSHH)
Computer System Training
NC/CNC Part Programming Computer Aided Engineering
NEBS Introductory Certificate In Management
Six Sigma Continuous Improvement


Employment

Kontron UK Chichester May 2012 Present
Buyer

Specialized computer intergration and builders, supplying Military, Defense, Communications, Automation and Health Care sectors - 15m turnover.
Working with planning and technical departments to source up to date components for customers requirements source and recommend components to fulfill enquiries.
Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best possible scenarios for both customer, and Kontron.
Generate and maintain KPIs for on time delivery, reject levels etc for management meetings.
Conduct supplier visits, to ensure ISO 9001, ROHS compliance and when necessary going through individual technical issues.
Attend trade shows, to source present and future trends in components.
Work towards reducing lead time, inventory and component prices.


Tews Engineering, Petersfield, Hampshire Jun 2011 April- 2012
Production Manager
UK Subcontract CNC machining, welding, heavy fabrication & sheet metal subcontractor to the, Off-Road, Forklift, Rail and Defence industries, including Caterpillar, Linde, Alexander Dennis & Cummins - 5m turnover.

Responsible for a team of 35 spread across 3 local sites, including flame, plasma and laser profiling, general fabrication, Manual & CNC machine shop, and paint finishing shop.
Reduced backlog by leading production meetings, from 250k to under 35k over 6 months.
On Time Delivery improved from 40% to over 95% in 7 months.
Increased productivity by 15%, by improving cross-site communication resulting in improved part flow and order completion.
Increased sales by 40%, increased capacity to grow by another 50% by end of 2013.
Led Lean manufacturing change programs, including 5S, Visual Management, Flow and KanBan.

Rolls Royce Motorcars Aug 2009 Jun 2011
Materials Analyst (Interior Finishes)
World famous luxury vehicle manufacturer owned by BMW.

SAP Operator, responsible for supplier orders & maintaining stock of material & parts on site & satellite storage.
Control of KanBan system, highlighting potential problems through daily meeting with other departments and issuing car sets to integrate with flow on main assembly / production line.
Organise stock-take of all parts, report into financial department, and adjust where necessary.
Schedule shipping of parts to European subcontractors, whilst maintaining adherence to the build schedule, solving any changes on the main schedule.
Created visual reference sheets for part identification, reducing labour costs by 50%
SAP Operator, order transactions, cleaning of COGI errors, maintaing material changes.

Wartsila (Deep Sea Seals), Havant, Hampshire Mar 2006 Aug 2009
Production Scheduler
Design & manufacture of seals for offshore oil / gas platforms, surface ships and submarines.

Responsible for scheduling production orders and purchasing. Organisation and negotiation with sub-contractors.
SAP trainer.
Help purchasers to understand system requirements, to enable correct MRP functioning.
Responsible for 2m MOD & US$3.6m US Navy contracts.
Led Engineering / Purchasing / Quality / Sales teams for New Product Introduction Programmes.
Morganite Special Carbons, Gosport, Hampshire. Oct 1993 March 2006
Resource Planner, Hoerbiger Rings & Packings. July 2003 Mar 2006
Division of Morganite Special Carbons, design and manufacture of carbon, graphite, silicon carbide, PTFE bearings, seal rings and other pressings for automotive, industrial, aerospace and marine markets.

Responsible for running SAP MRP system, working to multi level BOMs, training of staff on SAP procedures.
Reduced administration costs by 60% by integrating transactions across multiple sites for seamless production in a continually changing and diverse range of components.
Creation of new parts, BOMs and routings, formatted to aid multi site recognition.
Setting up accounts for raw materials and consumable tooling.
Responsible for purchasing of raw materials and tooling and setting up of consignment stocks to ensure most efficient utilisation of machinery and available workforce.
Process Controller Nov 2000 July 2003
Co-led the implementation of a new, high purity materials processing department for the electronic industry. Production of silicon wafer substrates, working in clean room environments and preparing component surfaces to a mirror type finish prior coatings.
Trained in production processes at our Connecticut (USA) site, enabling me to set up the relevant plant and produce operating procedures for the U.K.
Involved installation and commissioning of process equipment including vacuum pumps, gas scrubber units, furnaces and power transformers of up to 300kva.
Reviewed relevant legislation, planned and completed necessary environmental checks.
Planned and carry out risk assessments for the entire production process, including heat, pressure, vacuum, flammables, liquid nitrogen, acids etc.

Team Leader Oct 1993 Nov 2000
Headhunted by Morganite to lead a team within the Carbon Cell Division to re-establish a UK carbon machining facility.
Brown field development of machining facility, sourced, installed and commissioned all equipment.
Selected, trained and led 8 strong machining team.
Production controller for all jobs including regular updates to the companys MRP system.
Production Engineer and purchasing of consumables.
Liaison with sales staff to ensure order deadlines are met.
Ian Proctor Metal Masts, Swanick, Hampshire Feb 1992 Oct 1993
Production Engineer
Design and manufacture of Aluminium and Carbon Fibre Composite, masts and spars for the commercial and leisure marine industry.

Joined company as Tool Maker / Mechanical Engineer, promoted to Production Engineer.
Simplifying production routes and introduced new materials, jigs and methods of manufacture.
Responsible for processes including; annealing, sawing, routing, metal polishing, turning & press work.
Created and carried out training for operators in new processes.

Morganite Special Carbons Jul 1980 Feb 1992
Supervisor, Gosport, Hampshire Mar 1989 Feb 1992
Design and manufacture of carbon, graphite, silicon carbide, PTFE bearings, seal rings and other pressings for automotive, industrial, aerospace and marine markets.

Relocated with company move to continue previous role. Responsible for training staff on all processes for the Silicon Carbide Division.
Machining of green and finished materials, powder preparation and furnace operation.
Production Engineer and Production Controller.
Responsible for the training of 37 staff on; lathes, grinders, lapping, hand polishing and milling machines in the Carbon Machine Shop.
Purchasing of all consumables, testing and monitoring performance of tools.
Motivating and encouraging staff to achieve new goals and standards.
Supervisor, Wandsworth, London May 1986 Mar 1989
Responsible for 16 staff. Processes include powder preparation, green & finished materials and furnace operation.
Final machining, furnace operation and final inspection in the silicon carbide department.
Duties included; tracking of works orders to ensure on time deliveries, calibration of measuring equipment. The writing of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and manufacturing routes.
Control of British Standards bonus system for performance related pay.

Machinist, Wandsworth, London Jul 1980 May 1986
Processing of silicon carbide goods green and final machining of various components.
The manufacturing of jigs and fixtures for new patterns.
Promoted to Supervisor.


Interests

I enjoy walking with my family, motorcycle touring & maintenance, motorsports and music.


References

Reduced SAP administration costs by 60% by integrating transactions across multiple sites for seamless production in a continually changing and diverse range of components.
Brown field development of machining facility, sourced, installed and commissioned all equipment. Selected, trained and led 8 strong machining team.


Achievements

Reduced backlog by leading production meetings, from 250k to under 35k over 6 months.
On Time Delivery improved from 40% to over 95% in 7 months.
Led Lean manufacturing change programs, including 5S, Visual Management, Flow and KanBan.