Potgieter - Logistics Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Nicolaas Johannes Salomon Potgieter

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

Logistics Manager

Summary:

I am a specialist Logistics manager.

Work History

Logistics Manger

Namibian Logistics

September 2010 - January 2013

Was the Logistics Manager on the GMEP project for Exxaro at the Grootegeluk Mine end of Contract.

Sales

Gaigher Street

July 2002 - October 2007

Rosslyn
DATE OF SERVICE 01/07/2002 - 09/10/2007 (Dorbyl sold the Comp)
TYPE OF BUSINESS Car Part Manufacturer Steel Wheels
POSITION Manufacturing Manager
REPORTING STRUCTURE GM
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the Plant (256)
Plant: E-Coat , Top-Coat
Production: Visual Management
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Capacity Planning
Setting of output targets
Implement Lean manufacturing principles
Daily feedback to Directors:
Production
Sales
OEE's
Scrap
Reworks
Down Time.
Logistics: MPS
MRP
Maintenance of Routings
Store control
EDI links - CX
Purchasing
Tool room
Quality:
Budgets
Monthly Board Reports
Maintain discipline
Costing and Quotations
Safety
Lease daily with customers(Toyota, Nissan, Fiat,
Ford and Export customers.)

Quality Manager (Start as Production Manager)

Isando

April 2001 - June 2002

DATE OF SERVICE 01/04/2001 -30/06/2002
TYPE OF BUSINESS Car Part Manufacturer
POSITION Quality Manager (Start as Production Manager)
REPORTING STRUCTURE MD

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the total Quality System:
Write Procedures and Work instructions
Implement quality systems to ISO 9002 and VDA 6 standards.
Implement quality systems to ISO TS 16949
Visual Management
Maintain discipline

Daily monitoring of the quality process
Daily discussions and presenting Grafts of the
Quality status - Reworks and Scrap

Implement quality systems to Ford (Q1), Nissan, Toyota,
VW, Delta, BMW and Mercedes Benz standards.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Logistics Manager(Leather Cutting)

GA- RANKUWA

March 1999 - April 2001

DATE OF SERVICE 01/03/1999 -01/04/2001
TYPE OF BUSINESS Car Seat Leather Trimmers
POSITION Logistics Manager(Leather Cutting)
REPORTING STRUCTURE MD

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Start the Company
Implement all systems
Write Procedures and Work instructions
Implement quality systems to ISO 9002 and get certification in 4 months
Supplier development
Client order maintenance
MPS
MRP
ERP
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Store control
EDI links
Budgets
Monthly Board Reports
Visual Management
Discipline
Safety
Lease daily with customers(BMW, Nissan, Bader
Eagle Autowa & Lear Corporation.)

Cutting Plant and Logistics Manager.(Act as GM)

HOWE SA (Pty) Ltd

March 1997 - March 1999

DATE OF SERVICE 31/03/1997 -31/03/1999
TYPE OF BUSINESS Car Seat Leather Trimmers
POSITION Cutting Plant and Logistics Manager.(Act as GM)
REPORTING STRUCTURE GM

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the total manufacturing plant.(Staff - 212)
Manage the total Logistics & Planning departments
Capacity Planning
Client order maintenance
Supplier development
MPS
MRP Imports
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Store control
EDI links
Budgets
Monthly Board Reports
Visual Management
Discipline
Safety
Lease daily with customers(BMW, NISSAN & FORD)

Factory Manager

Babelegi

January 1996 - March 1997

DATE OF SERVICE 02/01/1996 - 31/03/1997
TYPE OF BUSINESS
POSITION Factory Manager
REPORTING STRUCTURE MD

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the total manufacturing plant.(Staff - 168)
- 6 Production Lines
- Pre Packs (spares)
- Welding Department
- Powder paint plant
Manage the total Logistics & Planning departments
Manage all transactions on Impact
Capacity Planning
Client order maintenance
Supplier development
MPS
MRP
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Store control
EDI links
Budgets
Monthly Board Reports
Visual Management
Discipline
Safety
Lease daily with customers(Dions, Macro, Lubners, Game, +)

Logistics and Configuration Manager

Rosslyn

DATE OF SERVICE 1989 - 1995
TYPE OF BUSINESS Trailer & Car Part Manufacturing
POSITION Logistics and Configuration Manager
REPORTING STRUCTURE Tegnical Director

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the total Logistics & Planning departments
Manage the Configuration department.
Manage all transactions on Mapics
Capacity Planning
Client order maintenance
MPS
MRP
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Store control
EDI links
Budgets
Monthly Board Reports
Visual Management
Discipline
Safety
Lease daily with customers.

Head of Planning and Data control

DATE OF SERVICE

REPORTING STRUCTURE Logistics Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the total Planning on the G5, G6 and the Rooikat.
Manage the Configuration department.
Manage all transactions on CICS
Capacity Planning
MRP
Shop floor loading
WIP control
Budgets
Monthly Reports
Discipline
Safety
Lease daily with customers.

Production Foreman (Can-Maker)

DATE OF SERVICE

REPORTING STRUCTURE Production Superintendent

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Manage the running of two production printing can making lines:
- Continuous Improvement
- Lean manufacturing
-
Scrap reduction
-
Cost reduction
-
Quick set-up
-
Efficiency
Planning of the runs
Budgets
Monthly Reports
Discipline
Safety

Production Foreman (Can-Maker)

Can Manufacturing

Production Superintendent

Projects

GMEP(Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion Project)

I was the Logistics Manager at the Capital Yard for the Medupi Project for Exxaro at the Grootegeluk Mine. The stock holding was over R890 billion.

Qualifications & Certifications

English

Hercules High School

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