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Education

Feb 2013Jun 2015

Bachelor of Technology:Mechanical Engineering

Durban University of Technology

Status:Complete

Jun 2009Nov 2012

National Diploma:Mechanical Engineering

Durban University of Technology

Status:Complete

Jan 2002Dec 2006

Grade 12-Bachelors Pass

Westville Girls High School

Status:Complete

Work History

Jan 2014Dec 2015

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Trainee

Toyota South Africa Motors(TSAM)
  • Quantum CKD project start up:i.e. involved in training, implementing and documenting procedures(element work sheets), setting up the production line
  • Quantum CKD project support:involved in the design, manufacture and implementation of work stations for the production line, providing assistance to Team Members working on the production line.
  • Quantum CKD project reports:defect reports, cycle time reports, success charts, team member competency reports
  • Quantum CKD volume up activity:takt down activity based on increased volume(i.e. reduction of cycle time using line balancing and kaizen activites) for the production line.
  • Prepare schedules for Engineering projects
  • Roving Torque Inspections and Calibration of tools according to TMC design specifications
  • Development of Quality Control Charts,Quality assurance reports and Programming of Pokayoke (Fail safe) systems for safety critical processes to avoid Rank A defects
  • Procurement of Tools required for Quantum Tooling CKD Project
  • Liaising with various suppliers regarding suitable tools for processes
  • Prepared and submitted payment requests(Project justification documents and Plant enquiry forms)
  • Performed risk management and identified root cause analysis
  • Assisted in the development and execution of all key milestones in the Quantum Plant CKD Project
  • Verification tests performed on torque wrenches, pulse tools and battery tools according to ISO 6789
  • Promotion of safety and 5S culture within department. Maintenance of ISO 9001 compliant systems.
  • Use of SAP software to track inventory/ delivery notes/ invoices
  • Assigned the responsibility of troubleshooting and solving problems related to quality control aspects
  • Continually improved methods and procedures,processes and workflow techniques regarding Material Handling and Set Part System setup
  • Increased productivity by keeping an open channel of communication with all project teams involved in process changes
  • Concept selection and Project Planning for the implementation of an Pacemaker and Andon Reporting System for Quantum Plant Production Line
Jan 2013Dec 2013

Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Fibre-Wound SA (Pty) LTD| Reinforced Plastics and Non Metallic Manufacturing Company in Southern Africa
  • Review of customer design documentation
  • Preliminary Designs for Quotation purposes
  • Design with the use of Sound Engineering Practice
  • Design strictly in accordance with local, international, and customer specifications
  • Prepare estimates for new projects as well as compilation of datasheets and design calculations(Approved by ECSA)
  • Check, verify and issue drawings for clients approval and acceptance
  • Overseeing of the draughting process, and adherence to required draughting standard
  • Strict adherence to Quality Control Systems and specifications relating to design process
  • Conduct day to day quality inspection
  • Identifying and solving various categories of manufacturing problems
Jan 2012Dec 2012

In-service Trainee (Sponsored by Minopex Mining Company)

Tek-Mation Institution

P1 Training

  • Hand Tools
  • Welding
  • First Aid
  • Safety and Health Act(OSH)

P2 Training

  • Trials on new materials, design, sizes, machining and commissioning of parts
  • Quality Control Inspections
  • Maintenance Reports of Machine breakdowns
  • Write reports and record improvements
Jun 2011Jun 2011

Vac Student

WSP Group
  •  Small HVAC projects
  • Research
  • Heat Load Calculations

Skills

Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Excel(Intermediate)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Project
Design/Software Packages
  • Auto Cad
  • Auto Desk Inventor
  • FEA

Interests/Hobbies

  • Reading novels
  • Browsing the internet
  • Yoga and meditation

Community Involvement

  • Westville Baptist Church:Christian Care Centre Nursery: 2 Little Fishes
  • Community Feeding Schemes:ABH Saligram Old Age Home

References


Ashen Mahadeo|Principle Engineer|Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM)
• Amahadeo@toyota.co.za
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Scott McClure|Senior Design Engineer | Fibre-Wound
• Scott@fibre-wound.co.za
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|Senior Facilitator| Tek-Mation
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Paul Woollat| | Manager|WSP Group
• Engd@wspgroup.co.za
• 031-240 8800