Bovu - Mechanical Engineering - Durban, South Africa

Lungelo Bovu

Durban, South Africa

Summary

I have a mechanical engineering background with exposure in product development, quality assurance, kanban production planning, project management, production management and maintenance management. In all the areas that I've worked on, I have gained exposure on how to approach different tasks, and I learnt to become part of a team. Working with teams, you get to achieve better results in a short period of time as tasks are shared within team members.

Services

Mechanical Engineering

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Maintenance Manager

Nampak Sacks

From August 2011

Project engineer

Nampak Sacks

April 2006 - August 2011

Trainee Engineer/ Project Engineer

Smiths Plastics

November 2004 - March 2006

Trainee Engineer/ Project Engineer

NAME OF

November 2004 - March 2006

PREVIOUS EMPLOYER • Smiths Plastics
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT Nov 2004 Mar 2006

POSITION Trainee Engineer/ Project Engineer

REASON FOR LEAVING Better Prospects
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Proto type drawing mark up
• Engineering Change Notes
• Building of Proto types
• Quality Checks on proto types
• Draft Material Data Sheets (MDS)
• Trial Runs on new projects
• Designed truck pick up plan for deliveries to customer
• Introduction of Toyota Production Systems [Kanban System]
• Daily Production Planning [Blow Moulding Plant]
• Monthly Production Allocations
• Conducted Feasibility Study for Robotics Project
• Team Leader Robotics Project

Trainee Engineer

Smiths Manufacturing

August 2003 - October 2004

OTHER INFORMATION

POSITION APPLIED FOR: Project Manager, Production Manager
BENEFITS: Medical Aid 50%
Provident fund
Car Allowance

DESIRED FUTURE EARNINGS: Negotiable
GEOGRAPHICAL PREFERENCE: KwaZulu - Natal or Gauteng / but willing to relocate anywhere.

AVAILABILITY: 1 calendar month notice

Trainee Engineer

NAME OF

August 2003 - November 2004

REASON FOR LEAVING Transfer to Plastics Division
RESPONSIBILITIES
• Proto type drawing mark up
• Engineering Change Notes
• Building of Proto types
• Quality Checks on proto types
• Draft Material Data Sheets (MDS)
• Trial Runs on new projects

Maintenance Manager

NAMPAK SACKS

REASON FOR WANTING TO LEAVE Career advancement

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Directing & co-coordinating the engineering activity of the production maintenance, engineering support and project engineering teams.
• Analyzing plant & equipment failures, initiating & following through action plan to reduce to a level insignificance & to implement the permanent fix.
• Setting & maintaining engineering standards and systems of the process plant & equipment.
• The provision of effective engineering maintenance planning and maintenance information support activities.
• Developing & implementing engineering & process technology, operating philosophies & practices to optimize product quality & eliminate waste.
• Provide technical expertise & support for engineering, production, & product technical departments.
• Reduction of unnecessary overtime in the department and ensuring equitable distribution of overtime hours amongst all artisans.
• Co-ordination and implementation of project work related to machinery and plant
• Teaching & coaching the engineering, production & support teams regarding engineering & process matters.
• Ensuring that all engineering systems & standards are in place and audited.
• Effective recruitment principles in line with the company guidelines
• Effective people development through means of appropriate training programs
• Performance and discipline management throughout the department
• Assist in investigating incidents or accident which occur in responsibility area,
• Ensure adequate housekeeping in work area,
• Ensure that all safety material is handled correctly
• Ensure the wearing of protective clothing and hearing protection.

Qualifications & Certifications

Specialist Project management Diploma

Durban University of Technology

Mechanical Engineering

Durban University of Technology

Mechanical Engineering

East London Technical College

English

Excelsior Finishing School

Engineering

Zwelethemba Technical College

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