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Enrico Ferreira


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Enrico Ferreira

  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae Enrico Ferriera 82 Riverside Road, Amanzimtoti, South Africa +27 79 387 1056 / Date of Birth: 17 November 1979 Career Objective To secure a position where I can utilise my skills and experience as an electrician in a challenging and rewarding role Licences and Qualifications *Vettasses Skills Assessment *Trade Certificate – Electrician *Certificate – Operating regulations for high voltage and medium voltage systems *Conduct Outcomes-Based Assessment *Basic electrical and mechanical hand skills *Various Festo certificates *First Aid *C Class Licence Demonstrated Abilities *Experienced electrician with more than thirteen years in the field *Extensive experience in high speed process-driven environments and TPM standards *More than five years’ focus on PLC and drives *Solid analytical aptitude and problem-solving skills *Technical aptitude with the ability to perform minor mechanical repairs and work with a range of tools *Competent welder and fabricator *Good written and verbal communicator with excellent interpersonal skills *Strong project management experience *Able to relate to a wide range of people from various cultural backgrounds *Sound computer knowledge with a careful eye for detail *Safety conscious with strict adherence to Workplace Health and Safety regulations and guidelines *Excellent organisational and time-management skills *Able to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment *Strong team player with the ability to work unsupervised *Licensed driver with reliable transport
  2. 2. Work History Unilever Foods, South Africa Electrical Specialist July 2009 – Current *Maximising overall effectiveness of equipment and processes at a large manufacturing company *Performing electrical repairs and maintenance on a range of plant, equipment and machinery *Performing fault-finding, diagnostics and improvements to a range of machinery *Working with PLC, basic pneumatics, hydraulics, instrumentation, AC and DC drives *Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electrical components and instrumentation up to 3.3kV *Installing, programming and commissioning various electrical and instrumentation devices including variable frequency drives, level transmitters, flow meters, power monitoring equipment and PLCs *Developing electrical and electronic system designs, specifications and wiring schematics *Commissioning and troubleshooting process control systems, including correcting problems with communications *Strict adherence to WH&S regulations and guidelines Frame Textiles Electrical / Air-Conditioning Foreman 2009 *Overseeing and training ten personnel at a large textile manufacturing company *Performing repairs, maintenance and troubleshooting on a range of plant, equipment and machinery *Maintaining machines in good serviced order to prevent unnecessary downtime *Coordinating planned maintenance *Liaising with suppliers, vendors, personnel and management *Responding to emergency situations during and after working hours *Strict enforcement of WH&S regulations and guidelines Arco Engineering / A&D Engineering / Defy Appliances / Dunlop Tyres International, ZA Electrician January 1999 – December 2008 *Performing general electrical work including wiring, installing and maintaining machinery *Conducting hydraulic and pneumatic installations and maintenance *Maintaining electrical installation of distribution boards and sub-stations *Switching 11kV in sub-stations *Designing and constructing new control panels and operating systems *Maintaining backup Genset *Upgrading new and old machinery and performing preventative maintenance *Procuring and ordering parts and equipment *Pipe and sheet metal work *Arc, Tig and Co2 welding Referees Rowan Saunders Former Supervisor – Unilever Foods South Africa 0403 596 385 Tertuis Viljoen
  3. 3. Group Engineering Manager – Frame Textiles +27 31 710 4467 EMAIL ADDRESS