Snydert - Quality Assurance Manager - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Neels Snydert

Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Services

Quality Assurance Manager

Summary:

I started my Quality Career in 1983. I am a Quality and Safety orientated person and cover all aspects in the Quality and safety environment e.g. Implementation of ISO 9001/2, Q1O1, VDA6, QS9000 and maintenance thereof and have extremely good knowledge of the Production, Engineering and Construction environment. I specialize in problem solving, Process Design and Development of new strategies. I have been intensively involved in Tool and Die making. Calibration of measuring equipment, developed preventive-maintenance schedules and I have done Lab testing of materials. I am a very technical hands-on-person, knowledge of Industrial relations, good interpersonal skills and strong leadership. I am a self starter, self-motivated and can communicate on all levels.

Work History

Quality Coordinator

Roshcon CI

From February 2012

Industry: Civil construction
Location: Koeberg Power Station (Western Cape)
Dates: February 2012 - Current
Position held: Quality Coordinator
Reason for leaving: Contact ended 31st April 2013

Job description & duties:
• This project entails the erecting of a new Training building and the facility for the installation of simulator prior to the Power station.
• Co-ordinate product quality, Prepare Specific Quality Documentation and Adhere to all
Procedures and specifications within the ISO 9001
• Prepare, review and approve Data Handover Packs.
• Liaise with Client, Suppliers, Contractors and Sub Contractors.
• Prepare, Compile and Conducting Internal and External Inspections and Audits.
• Prepare Status, Progress and Failure Reports.
• Submit CIR's and Drawing changes.
• Closing out of CAR and NCR's
• Implementation and maintenance of the SHEQ system




Career History

Quality Coordinator

Roshcon CI

February 2010 - January 2012

Industry: Civil construction
Location: Kusile Power Station (Mpumalanga)
Dates: February 2010 - January 2012
Position held: Quality Coordinator
Reason for leaving: Transferred to next site.

Quality Coordinator

Roshcon CI

July 2008 - January 2010

Industry: Civil construction
Location: Atlantis, Gas 1 Power station and Omega 400HV Yard (Western Cape)
Dates: July 2008 - January 2010
Position held: Quality Coordinator
Reason for leaving: Contract complete. Transferred to next site.


Job description & duties:
• This project entails the supply and erecting of 5 x Gas turbine halls.
• Co-ordinate product quality, Prepare Specific Quality Documentation and Adhere to all
Procedures and specifications.
• Prepare, review and approve data handover packs.
• Liaise with Client, Suppliers, Contractors and Sub Contractors.
• Prepare, Compile and Conducting Internal and External Inspections and Audits.
• Prepare Status, Progress and Failure Reports.




Career History

Owner - Own Business (Polokwane)

N S Recruitment & Out staffing Centre

January 2007 - July 2008

Industry: Recruitment / Labor Hire
Location: Polokwane
Dates: January 2007 - July 2008
Position held: Owner - Own Business (Polokwane)
Reason for leaving: Looking for Stability and unhappy in Polokwane environment.
Reason for closing down: Is not doing that well in Polokwane. Most of the Company's do their own
recruitment and advertisings and some expect bribery.

Job description & duties:
• Contracting for "Cummins South Africa (Pty) Ltd"
• Overseeing 7 Safety Officers on various construction sites in Limpopo
• Sub-contract for a Civil contracting company for three months and supply them with a permanent person
• Sub-contracting for OHSAC Consultants. Provide training on Safety, Health and Environment control to various clients and their staff.
• Cold calling to new clients
• Site visits to existing clients.
• Drafting of contracts and negotiate fees and services
• Preparing quotations of all costs involved
• Assisting with disciplinary enquiries for various clients
• Facilitating disciplinary, disputes and dismissals for various clients
• Contract Tendering for the out staffing of Artisans, contractors, civil engineers, quantity surveyors, drivers, ex.
• Presentations to clients on service offerings
• Understanding of the Labor Law, HR Processes and Procedures and IR
• Payroll for approximately 12 staff members on contracts
• Utilizing Pastel Payroll
• Paying over off al statutory returns including (PAYE< UIF< SDL< and other benefits)
• Banking
• Cash Flow and Budgeting for the Business
• Daily general running of the office


Career History

Account Manager

Capacity / Quest Out staffing

January 2006 - December 2006

Industry: Recruitment / Labor Brokers
Location: Polokwane
Dates: January 2006 - December 2006
Position held: Account Manager
Reason for leaving: Unethical working environment

Job description & duties:
• Normal circumstances
• Compiling and placing advertisements
• Head Hunting for candidates
• Interviewing candidates
• Screening and selection of candidates
• Loading candidates onto the system
• Short listing and setting up interviews with clients
• Giving feedback to clients and candidates regarding positions
• Communicating with Key clients




• Run complete Pay roll and administration for approximately 450 contract staff members
Cold calling to new clients
• Site visits to existing clients
• Drafting of contracts and negotiate fees and services
• Preparing quotations of all costs involved
• Assisting with disciplinary enquiries for various clients
• Facilitating disciplinary, disputes and dismals for various clients
• Contract Tendering for the out staffing of artisans, contractors, civil engineers, quantity surveyors and drivers. Presentations to clients on service offerings
• Understanding of the Labor Law, HR processes and procedures and IR
• Payroll for approximately 12 staff members on contracts Utilizing Pastel Payroll
• Paying over of all statutory returns including (PAYE, UIF, SOL and other benefits)
Banking
• Cash flow and budgeting for the business
• Daily general running of the office

Achievement
Start with 28 people and end with 450 just at SA Post office in Limpopo area

Career History

Technical Manager

Capacity

April 2004 - December 2005

Reason for leaving: Transferred to Polokwane.

Job description & duties:
• Interviewing and screening of artisans
• Communicating with Key clients
• Preparing of Shut-down schedules
• Quotations on the Shut-down contracts
• Project organization for artisans
• Travel arrangements, accommodations, Health and Safety clothing for the artisans
• Time keeping register on artisans from implementation to completion of project
• Setting up security and safety procedures on site
• Compiling Tool box inspection lists
• Conducting Tool box inspection on artisans
• Facilitating plant specific plant inductions
• Organizing Shut-down periods'
• Reporting to client on the progress of the shut down project on regular basis
• Conduct safety and toolbox talks with workers
• Monitor progress of work and advice workers where necessary
• Loading of payroll and timesheet breakdown for project
• Preparing of invoices for transport, accommodation and other incurred costs for billing purposes for the final invoice to the clients
• Plants involved e.g. Mondi, RBM, Tycor, Hillside & Bayside aluminum, Bell Equipment, ext
Career History

Ex

Management Building

open plan +15 offices, 2000 Seater Canteen plus kitchen, 500 Seater Canteen plus kitchen, Fire and Medical building,
Soil Lab and Ablution blocks). (2) Water purifying and Sewer Treatment plants. (3) Excavating and installation of Raw water, Potable water, Fire Water and Sewer Pipe Lines. As well as Valve pits and Man holes.
• Co-ordinate product quality, Prepare Specific Quality Documentation and Adhere to all
Procedures and specifications within the ISO 9001
• Prepare, review and approve Data Handover Packs.
• Liaise with Client, Suppliers, Contractors and Sub Contractors.
• Prepare, Compile and Conducting Internal and External Inspections and Audits.
• Prepare Status, Progress and Failure Reports.
• Submit CIR's and Drawing changes.
• Closing out of CAR and NCR's
• Implementation and maintenance of the SHEQ system


Career History

Building Contractor / Maintenance

Self Employed

November 2000 - March 2004

Industry: Construction
Location: Pretoria
Dates: November 2000 - March 2004
Position held: Building Contractor / Maintenance
Reason for leaving: Market too unstable


Job description & duties:
• Shop fitting for Steers restaurants, Mugg & Bean Coffee Shop.
• Build new Houses and Renovations
• Building Maintenance
• Restoration of roofs
• Installation of geysers and plumbing
• Painting and Tiling
• Contracting for Johnson tiles: (Olifantsfontein)
• Strip and replace pulleys, bearings, conveyor belts of three lines.
• Upgrade glaze spray booths, Repair tripper cars, Service the three presses,
• Fix and repair the Chain conveyor that feed the presses with sand. Worked for three
months contract to train the Maintenance staff.
• No permanent staff - paid wages for approximately 16 at one time (manual)

Career History

Quality Engineer

Fishers Stainless Steel Tubing

March 1997 - October 2000

Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Centurion
Dates: March 1997 - October 2000
Position held: Quality Engineer
Reason for leaving: MD and wife worked for the company, this became an uncomfortable
working environment

Job description & duties:
• Writing of policies and procedures and works instructions including: job descriptions
• Training staff and personnel to comply with the codes of conduct and quality assurance policies
• Ensuring compliance regularly and conduct internal audits
• Ensure that the ISO 9001 Quality Management System requirements are fully understood, implemented and maintained.
• Reporting on Production - scrap verse production manufactured, customer returns and complaints, warranty claims SPC (Statistical Process Control)
• Negotiate with customers and improve customer relations
• Design and development of new products, parts, tools, and systems Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
• Testing of new products and durability
• Compiling non-compliance reports on performance of products
• Inspections of incoming and raw materials
• Identification and storage of products for various projects
• MRP (Re-ordering Point of Material)
• Internal Auditing
Production;
• Development and implementation of Maintenance schedules
• Process development and control (Control plans, Inspection plans)
• Process and machine capability studies and SPC (Statistical Process Control)
• Working to the JIT system (Just In Time)
• Time studies of individual processes - Flow of production according to the theory of constraint
• Assist Production with breakdowns and non-conformance

Quality Assurance manager

Management of QS

January 1993 - February 1997

Job description & duties:
• Management of QS 9000, Q101 and VDA 6 Systems
• Implementation and managing of the Quality System around the manufacturing of S/S Exhausts, bull Bars, Tow Bars, Roll Bars, Heavy Industrial and Commercial Exhaust, (All includes, Welding, Pipe bending, Press Shop and Assembling)
• Implemented the total quality system and received SABS compliance certificate within three months
• Internal Auditing
• External Auditing on Suppliers
• Assist Plant 3,9, and 49 with the SABS credit ion

QA Superintendent

Bosal Plant 1 & 4 Pretoria

February 1990 - December 1993

Had to do with: 6 Tube Mills, Tree point Tig Welding, Lazer and High freequency welding.
: Bending machines
: Press Shop, Tools, maintenanceand storage their off.
: 40 Assembling Welding Booths
: Durabillity Tests
: Paint shop

Senior Inspector

LYTTELTON ENG WORKS

February 1984 - December 1990

Job description & duties:
• In charge of test team for the testing of large caliber weapons Final inspection and sign-off of complete weapon and package Calibration of measuring equipment and instrumentation
• Internal auditing of manufacturing processes. '
• Work closely with Engineering, Development and Drawing Departments

Apprentice

LYTTELTON ENG WORKS

February 1976 - February 1980

March 1980 - January 1984 Trades Man

Qualifications & Certifications

Quality Engineers Dip.

Pretoria Technicon

City & Guilds of London

Industrial Relations

Neksa

LEW

Characters Casting Consultancy

Fire Brigade and Ambulance Services Department

Implementation of ISO

City of Guilds of London

Management Skills

City & Guilds of London

DGA

Samcor

Bosal Marketing

General Business Machines

Selection and Sales & Marketing

Action Group

Global Business Solutions

Pretoria Technicon

Engineering

LEW

Engineering

Technicon Pretoria

Central Technical High School Pretoria

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