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Cornelius Du Preez

Manager / Consultant at APO Solutions
Function: Not in current employment
Industry: Education & Training
Category: Components & Parts
Level of responsibility: Other
Procurement system: Other

Work experience section iconWork Experience

Technical Buyer / Manufacturing Controller

SAN People Pty Ltd / MulteNet

February 2001 - May 2005 (4 years, 3 months) | Western Cape, South Africa
Responsibilities: This is an electronic development company that specialises in protocol conversion. I am involved in the procurement of the components needed in development and for production. This includes sourcing parts at the lowest prices available and all the admin involved with it. Main Responsibilities: - Component Procurement for development and production - Scheduling of outsourced assembly in accordance to the MRP - Stock Control Other Responsibilities: - Batch costing and goods receiving - Configuration Controller - Integration of products Achievements: - Supplier relationships improved - Implementation of a bin numbering system for stock identification and control - Implemented a system for data retrieval from the central database - Production control for a varied range of products Exposure to New Technologies: - Interfacing of PC parallel and serial port software and hardware - Designing of digital IO board (RS232 to IO) - Microsoft Project - Pastel Accounting (Using the inventory only)
Technical Supervisor

Sure Engineering

March 2000 - August 2000 (5 months) | Western Cape, South Africa
Responsibilities: This is a High Voltage Capacitance measurement instrumentation company. I was involved in the production, faultfinding and calibration of VT’s (Capacitive Voltage Transformers), High Voltage Proximity Sensors and MIM (Motor Insulation Monitor). This included project management, stock planning and buying of electronic components for the different projects. I also did manual dual layer PCB (Printed Circuit Board) layouts using Tango PCB. - Production, faultfinding and calibration of products - Project scheduling and budget control - Procurement and stock control - PCB (Printed Circuit Board) layouts Achievements: - PCB layouts for analogy multi stack designs - Digital switch unit design, switching between different analogue inputs - Resource identification and allocation New Technologies: - Tango PCB - High voltage capacitive sensing
Technical Support Engineer/Workshop Manager

Opsis Visual Management Systems

December 1996 - June 1998 (1 year, 6 months) | Western Cape, South Africa
Responsibilities: This is a Digital CCTV Recorder manufacturing company. I was the workshop manager, which involved project planning, stock managing, buying of components, assembly, fault finding on the video switchboards, networking of the switchers and the quality control of the assembly. I was also involved in the testing and qualification of the hardware and software of new products. I enjoyed doing telephonic and onsite support to assist dealers/users with the operation of the recorders. I was also actively involved in giving dealers technical training to install the system and to be able to give support to their clients. - Soldering of video switching boards and looms - Faultfinding and repair - Workshop management - Project planning - Stock control and Procurement - Networking of the switchers - Quality control - Qualification and testing of both hardware and software - new products Achievements: - Total client support - Technical training - Documentation: Training manual, and documentation to comply with ISO 9000

Education section iconEducation

University of Liverpool

MSc Operations and Supply Chain Management

2013 - 2017
Strategic Operations Management Supply Chain Operations Management Logistics International Trade Business Analysis & Assessment Finance & Legal Aspects International Trade Lean Thinking Total Quality Management Contracts and Procurement
Cape Technikon (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

BTech Electrical Engineering

1998 - 2000
Micro Control Systems IV Computer Networks IV Management IV Electronics IV Micro Design Systems IV Engineering Maths IV Measurement Technology IV Industrial Project
Cape Technikon (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)

ND Electrical Engineering

1994 - 1997
Digital Systems l, II, III Electrical Engineering l, II Electronics I, II, III Projects I Computer Skills I Mathematics I, II, III Programming I Electrical Machines II Communications Skills I Electronic Communication II Design Project III Logic Design III Electronic Applications III Power Electronics III
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