• Ajayender V
  • Operations Manager
  • Last/current workplace: Plate Solutions NZ Ltd (under KS Holding Group)
  • 34 years old from Papakura, AKL

Introduction

With over 11 years of progressive experience in management and operations. Team player dedicated to motivating and helping highly galvanized teams to produce significant bottom-line results. I have strong leadership skills and the ability to multi-task in a complex industrial environment. I am comfortable with total plant oversight, and the design and implementation of strategies to increase productivity and quality while meeting corporate manufacturing, production, and sales goals. I am an exemplary communicator with the passion and drive needed to cultivate and foster professional and profitable relationships built on trust. My professional competencies include customer focus, stakeholder management, attention to detail, taking the initiative and problem-solving. My diverse career experience is underpinned by a range of academic qualifications, including a diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, a diploma in Toolmaking Practices, a certificate in Sigma Foundation, a certificate in Time Management - Personal Effectiveness, a certificate in Motivating Individuals and Teams, and a certificate in CAD software.

Employment History

  • Plate Solutions NZ Ltd (under KS Holding Group)

    • Nov 2015 - Dec 2018
    Title- Operations Supervisor Responsibilities: • Identifying objectives, strategies and developed the action plan to improve operations within Plate Solutions. • Successfully assisted business improvement projects by contributing ideas and assisting in developing solutions. • Assisted staff in developing agreed measurable goals and identifying means for improvement. Hence, enhanced staff performance. • Successfully managed to install of new Plasma Machine overcoming the Power constraints in the factory and thereby resolving the programming software issues. • Liaised closely with CAD, sales, production, administration and dispatch to get jobs completed efficiently and within customer time requirements. • Improving systems / problem resolution / integrated operations management. • I successfully assisted in the development of the new ERP system. • Costs Analysis: monitoring of costs vs quotes, regular reporting to management. • Tracking order progress to accurately manage customer expectations and service performance –speed, accuracy, performance, costs, error rates. • Managing stock adjustments, stocks control and offcuts – liaise with management on stock inventory. • Managing supplies, equipment and monitor waste control. • Actively supporting operations to delivering the production schedule.
  • Plate Solutions NZ Ltd (under KS Holding Group)

    • May 2015 - Nov 2015
    Title- Operations Co-ordinator Responsibilities: • Achieved team production output and delivery targets. • Tracking order progress to accurately manage customer expectations and service performance – Speed, accuracy, performance, costs, error rates. • It is achieved of Plate Solutions growth objectives as dictated by management. • Served individual key customers promptly and provided excellent customers service. • Identified objectives, strategies and action plan to improve operations within Plate Solutions. • Liaise Closely with CAD, Sales, Production, Admin and Dispatch to get jobs completed efficiently and within customer time requirements. • Costs Analysis: monitoring of costs vs quotes, regular reporting to management. • Improving systems / problem Resolution / integrated operations management. • Ensuring excellent communication is maintained among all staff, managers, customers and suppliers. • Manage stock adjustments and control – liaise with management on Stock Inventory. • Monitor jobs in progress to ensure lead times are met. • Support Sales managers and General manager with all other requirements as needed. • Work closely with foremen to enable the production department to learn how to be more efficient.
  • Kiwi Steel NZ Ltd (under KS Holding Group)

    • Apr 2011 - May 2015
    Title- CAD Operator/Sales Responsibilities:- • Served individual key customers promptly and provided excellent customers service. • Layout the new Job sheet (as production doc) providing detail and precise information to the production achieving increased Quality in the end product. • I have communicated efficiently with the production department to ensure quality service to customers. • Worked effectively as part of a team or independently with minimal oversight. • Worked in a dynamic environment and adapted to frequent project changes. • I consulted with clients to understand their instructions and to answer their questions. • Programmed drawings into manufacturing systems. • Organized programming, quoting and production planning. • Accurately and efficiently produced CAD drawings and fulfilled paperwork requirements for production. • Used special notations and symbols to give instructions on drawings and job cards.

Skills

  • Operations Management
  • Sales Reporting
  • Manufacturing
  • General Management
  • CAD
  • Production Management
  • Production Scheduling

Education History

  • Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand current

    Diploma in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Lvl 5) Curriculum - -Use of CAD/CAM programme (AutoCAD/Inventor, Solidworks, EdgeCAM) include solid modelling, learn CNC setting and how to operate CNC Machine. - Combine with Workshop practice, materials, problem solving and design skills.
  • Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology, Ottawa, Canada current

    Diploma in Toolmaking practices Curriculum - Tool & Die making, CAD/CAM Practices -General Machining techniques required to set up and operate all standard machine tools for the manufacture of parts from blueprints specifications.