Friday , December 2 2022

Rodwin Dela Cruz


Production Manager/Supervisor/Planner

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Sr. Management Professional

Manufacturing │Plant Production │Production Planning I Health & Safety │ Logistics



Ø  Seasoned, technically inclined and highly empowered professional, offering an eventful career of over 15 years’ studded with professional brilliance predominantly in production planning & control with judicious deployment of resources to efficiently achieve production milestones

Ø  In-depth understanding of manufacturing process, methods of assembly, process, and plant layout with extensive practical exposure to people and workplace management

Ø  Deft in preparation of documents related to production with proven capability in generating a favorable work atmosphere to enhance overall productivity levels

Ø  Competencies in ensuring quality across raw materials, work in progress, finished goods in various functional departments as per quality audits

Ø  Adapt at designing and implementing quality control systems and procedures to minimize rejections and achieve highest quality standards

Ø  Motivated and goal-driven with strong work ethics, continually striving for improvement coupled with excellent administrative aptitude with an eye for detail and the commitment to offer quality work

Ø  Results-driven and focused with immaculate work habits, excellent man-management, time management and leadership skills



Plant Production Management

Process & Quality Assurance

Lean Manufacturing

Regulatory Compliance

Production Planning

Material Control


Policy/Procedure Development

Pollution Control


Budgeting/Forecasting, Cost Control

Client Relationship Management

Plant Safety Procedures

Vendor/Supplier Negotiations

Manpower Management

Resource Management

ü  Contributed in improving health & safety of the company by conducting monthly trainings/awareness programs on HSE

ü  Put in distinguished efforts in increasing the TWP (Toughlene Wada Pack) plastic production by 70% and achieving a monthly target of 200 tons/month

ü  Successfully reduced wastages and increased HDPE garbage bags and grocery bags production by 50%, resulting in achieving monthly production targets of 100 tons/month



Aug 2016 – Apr 2019: Production Manager/Production Planner – Sealants, AL MUQARRAM INSULATION MATERIAL INDUSTRY, Sharjah, UAE


·          Responsible for Production planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring all production-related activities in Sealants providing production schedules in coordination with the production team

·          Reviewed daily production documents and provided required reports like ERP MO review, plan for MO, etc., to the management

·          Executed daily plans and informed concerned team members on the same; led the sealant production team in compounding, printing and filling

·          Involved in planning, coordinating and executing production of MOs to achieve target production and meet standards in the sealant department; assessed pending orders and resource requirements

·          Skillfully organized repair and routine maintenance of production equipment by collaborating with the maintenance team

·          Efficiently planned and coordinated the QC program ensuring continuous production of products consistency in line with established standards

·          Developed and analyzed statistical data and product specifications to determine actual standards with proposed ones and reliability expectancy of finished products

·          Planned, promoted and organized training activities related to production process enhancement and reliability; developed and executed SOPs for the sealant’s production department

·          End-to-end production process management, including framing production schedules for sealants to meet production deadlines with qualitative measures and quantitative validations

·          Liaised proactively with various cross-functional departments, suppliers and line managers  

·          Supervised and validated all incoming raw material in process batches and produced finished goods prior to dispatch

·          Inspected in process compounding material, printing and filling production lots







May 2014 – Nov 2014: Plant Supervisor, EMIRATES REFINERY LLC, Ajman, UAE


·          Operated pumping equipment to transfer oil, lubricants and gas from wellheads to refineries, within refineries or to storage facilities; controlled the flow of oil & gas through pipelines

·          Operated and controlled equipment to process, manufacture or blend refined oil products, gas and additives into petroleum & gas products, such as fuels and lubricants; set controls and observed gauges & instruments on equipment

·          Involved in collecting, processing and analyzing samples and recording data

·          Monitored equipment performance for malfunctions, tested well pipes for leaks/fractures and requested maintenance activities when required

·          Involved in drafting reports, maintaining records, staff development and ensuring proper working condition of all equipment

·          Delegated daily tasks to junior team members and coordinated the same regularly

·          Ensured safe working conditions/environment for all employees by monitoring work progress, schedules, etc., and ensured strict adherence to local government regulations on health and safety


J-FILM PHILIPPINES INC, Cavite, Philippines (Jul 2005 – Mar 2016)


Production Manager Plant 2
Nov 2014 – Mar 2016
Production Supervisor Plant 2
Feb 2007 – May 2014
Pollution Control Officer
Jul 2009 – May 2014
Safety Officer
Oct 2004 – May 2014
Production Supervisor Plant 1
Sep 1999 – Jan 2007
Trainee, Main Branch, Japan
Jul 2005 – Jun 2006
Pollution Control:


þ  Analyzed requirements of the establishment/agency prior to construction/installation of pollution control facilities (PCF), including application of and securing necessary pollution permits, renewal, etc.

þ  Monitored all activities related to installation/construction of pollution source and control facilities ensuring compliance with air, noise and water quality standards

þ  Ensured proper operation and maintenance of PCFs and reported breakdown of any PCF to the respective department suggesting the estimated & actual date of completion/repair/operation

þ  Submitted validated/certified as ‘correct’ by the GM on periodic reports as required by the department

þ  Acted as Liaison Officer with the department to keep updated on all requirements and latest technology on prevention, control and abatement of pollution

þ  Tactically liaised with city/provincial/municipal/local pollution control officers by lending presence in meetings in Continuous Education Campaigns

þ  Advised the management on installation and operation of additional equipment for pollution abatement facilities; handled all other environmental issues


Safety Management:


þ  Entrusted as Secretary of the Health & Safety Committee for preparing minutes of meetings, reporting status of recommendations made, intimating members about meetings, activities of the committee, etc.

þ  Served in an Advisory role for all matters related to H&S for guiding the management/workers in investigating accidents, submitting reports and analysis of accidents, etc.

þ  Organized and facilitated all H&S training programs for the employees as well as management taking complete responsibility of H&S of coworkers

þ  Maintained an accurate accident record system and coordinated actions taken by Supervisors to avoid recurrence

þ  Assisted government agencies/authorities in conducting H&S inspections, accident investigations and other related activities


Production Management:


þ  Involved in generating and sharing weekly/monthly downtime production accomplishment reports with the Production Manager during regular meetings

þ  Oversee all production-related aspects in TWP section especially in 64 extruder machines handled by 8 Technicians and 18 Lady Operators in a single shift with four teams across two shifts running operations 24*7

þ  Meticulously monitored extruder machines & equipment are in proper working condition and ensured proper maintenance to obtain desired speed as stated on the specification table to achieve production targets like output, loss %, Gentanni which has no unit and equal to virgin material consumption/end products

þ  Addressed all grievances raised by employees promptly

þ  Also worked in the extrusion section supervising 20 machines handled by 8 male Operators and 2 QC female resources in a single shift with four teams across three shifts running operations 24*7

þ  Analyzed test results for designing and providing inputs to improve/modify/adjust equipment design to meet requirement specifications; evaluated various design tools, measuring equipment and ensured they perform as per specifications




þ  Key role in planning and managing all activities related to logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services

þ  Directed, optimized and coordinated complete order cycle by tracking quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency

þ  Proactively liaised and negotiated with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers for arranging warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments; arranged transportation and forwarding services for all orders and ensured material delivery as per agreed schedule

þ  Skillfully resolved all issues/complaints and mentored and coached warehouse workforce to comply with laws, regulations and ISO guidelines

þ  Ensured all aspects meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timelines targets ensuring adherence to agreed metrics; analyzed data to assess performance and implemented improvements accordingly

þ  Handled all duty customs sales & tax functions, including certification, verification, drawback, and compliance with governmental agencies; coordinated all imports & exports and reviewed freight rates for air, courier and land

þ  Tactically liaised with custom brokers for updated reporting procedures & valuations and maintained records of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors





1999: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Technological Institute of the Philippines




Safety Practitioner ~ Pollution Control Officer ~ ISO Auditor ~ First Aid




Plant Management Seminars:


Leadership Excellence, Training Edge Inc

Cleaner Production Assessment, Industrial Tech Dev Institute

Continuing Labor Education seminar on OSHS and OSHN, DOLE, Cavite Provincial Office

Pneumatic Technology, SMC International Training

Continuing Labor Education seminar on OSHS & OSHN, DOLE, Cavite Provincial Office

Leadership Seminar, RRS Management System Consulting Inc.

Basic PLC Programming using CJ1M, Omron Asia Pacific PTE Ltd

Professional Counseling Skills, Power Max Consulting Group Inc


Seminar on Proper Management of Controlled Precursors and Essential Chemicals, PEZA and Dangerous Drugs Board

Orientation on Standards and Regulatory Measures for Large Industrial Establishments of Cavite, Department of Health

Managing Qualities of a team player and Supervision Supervisor, CK Rose Management Consultancy Services

Developing Leaders within you and positive discipline in the workplace, CK Rose Management Consultancy Services


Internal Audit Seminars:


·          Internal / External Auditing Course for ISO 9001:2000, RRS Management System Consulting Inc.

·          Introductory Seminar for ISO 9001:2000, RRS Management System Consulting Inc


Safety Seminars:


Emergency Preparedness seminar, Rotary Club of CEPZ

First Aid Training (Basic), Philippine National Red Cross

Safety and basic Forklift Operation, INTELEK Quest

Basic Fire Safety Training, PEZA Fire Marshall

Pollution Control Officer, DENR

Loss Control Management Training Course, Safety Solution Corp

Accident/Incident Investigation, Assoc. of Safety Practitioners

Basic Occupational Safety & Health Training, Safety Solution Corp

Preventive Maintenance for Sumitomo Gear motors and Gearboxes, Sumitomo (SHI) Cyclo Drive Asia Pacific PTE Ltd

Insights on Fire and Life Safety Assessment Report (FALAR), Safety Fire Safety Specialist



Pollution Control Officer, Occupational Safety and Health Practitioner

Certified by DENR EMB region IV A, Calabarzon – Certified by DOLE region IV A, Calabarzon



Date of Birth: 24th June 1973                                            Marital Status: Married                                      Visa Type: Visit Visa


June 1990/May 1996

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Technological Institute of the Philippines


August 2016/April 2019

Production Manager at Al Muqarrram Insulation Material Industry LLC

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