Director
QLD - Brisbane, Moreton & Gold Coast
Specialties
Consultant

25 year Engineering & Manufacturing professional looking for a new challenge

Career

MDB Manufacturing Consulting - Director
Manufacturing & Operations - Consulting & Strategy
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Consultant
Responsibilities
  • Providing manufacturing management, consulting ,training & organisational development services.
Achievements
  • Prototype, redesign to volume production of a medical electronic device. Safety, production & process improvements
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Sealy Australia - General Manager - Components
Manufacturing & Operations - Management & Business Support
QLD, Australia
Specialties
General Manager
Responsibilities
  • P&L responsibility for A$25.5M, 108 employee spring, garnett & timber plants.
Achievements
  • Increased profit $1M (28%) in one year by introduction of a results focused employee development program.
Sealy Australia - National Manufacturing Manager
Manufacturing & Operations - Management & Business Support
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Engineering Manager
Responsibilities
  • Development of 7 factories, 550 employees, product & process development, R&D, procurement & training.
Achievements
  • Quality & profitability improvement through Metrics implementation. Largest ever product redesign & upgrade.
SKF China - Restructuring Project Manager
Manufacturing & Operations - Management & Business Support
Australia
Specialties
Project Manager
Responsibilities
  • Technical Department and restructuring of existing production to modern standards.
Achievements
  • EPCM for companies first fully Chinese sourced production line.
SKF USA - Production Manager
Manufacturing & Operations - Management & Business Support
Australia
Specialties
Production Manager - Manufacturing
Responsibilities
  • A$104M production delivery plant. 51 direct employees on 3 shift operation. A$6.3M operating budget.
Achievements
  • Increased output US$3.6M (12%) in one year without investment.
SKF Malaysia - Engineering Manager
Manufacturing & Operations - Engineering, Architecture & Design
Australia
Specialties
Engineering Manager
Responsibilities
  • Installation & commissioning of 6 bearing manufacturing lines. Provide engineering and maintenance support.
Achievements
  • Production start. Established Eng., Mech. & Elec. Maint, Presetting, stores & tool room. Established CI routines.
SKF Sweden - Project Engineer - Maintenance & Tooling
Manufacturing & Operations - Engineering, Architecture & Design
Australia
Specialties
Project Engineer
Responsibilities
  • Specification & purchasing of tooling for machines. Machine maintenance requirements & training of technicians.
Achievements
  • Trained 10 Malaysian technicians in installation, operation & maintenance of all production equipment.
SKF Australia - Application Engineer
Manufacturing & Operations - Engineering, Architecture & Design
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Sales Engineer
Responsibilities
  • Technical sales, application engineering support & training to industry. Predominantly mining.
Achievements
  • Promoted Melbourne to Brisbane.Selected for companies biggest ever greenfield expansion project.

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
1986 Mechanical Engineer Bachelor Degree Monash University No

Achievements and Awards

Established Engineering Department to support A$200M greenfield manufacturing plant in Malaysia. Increased production US$3.6M (12%) in one year as Production Manager in USA. Complete EPCM for new automated bearing production line in China. Initialted companywide LEAN CI program as National Manufacturing Manager. Added $1M (28%)profit to bottom line with results focused employee development plan. Manufacturing Consultant 4 years.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Advanced)
  • Excel (Advanced)
  • Power Point (Advanced)
  • Access (Basic)
  • AutoCAD (Basic)
  • Solid EDGE (Basic)