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Work Study and Industrial Engineering Completed Projects

1. WORK STUDY AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING PROJECTS COMPLETED

1.1 Mumias Sugar Company Ltd., October  -November 2013, Mumias, Western Kenya.
Productivity, Workload Analysis and Organization Structure Review,

1.2 Twiga Stationers & Printers Ltd.: August 2012 - January 2013 
Methods studies, time studies, setting of production time standards, factory layout improvement and design of performance based incentive scheme.

1.3 Muhoroni Sugar Company: January 2011
Study of staff establishment

1.4 Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA): May 2009 – November 2010
Manning and Skill Levels Study for all Jobs in TRA.

1.5 Kenya Reinsurance Corporation: May – July 2007
Work Audit

1.6 Greif Kenya Ltd: November2004 – May 2005
 • Work Study
    o Method and time studies for work simplification, performance and efficiency
       Improvement, and cost reduction
    o Time Study to establish standard times for doing jobs.
 • Determine optimum staffing levels and number of equipment.
 • Set time standards for planning and monitoring performance.
 • Designed production log sheet for collecting data on factory performance.
 • Wrote computer program to Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) factory performance.

1.7 Kenya Methodist University: September 2003 – January 2004
  • Work Study
     o Method and time studies for work simplification, performance and efficiency improvement, and cost reduction
     o Time Study to establish standard times for doing jobs.
  • Determine optimum staffing levels and number of equipment.
  • Set time standards for planning and monitoring performance

1.8 Kenya Tea Packers Ltd. (Ketepa) March – June 2003
Factory extension layout design, existing factory layout redesign, work studies on production lines, determining personnel numbers and machines required for the factory. Engineering Department organisation review, work studies, and job descriptions and specifications review to determine engineering personnel qualifications and numbers required.

1.9 Uchumi Supermarkets Ltd. Restructuring and Labour Productivity: August – September 2002 and May – July 2003
Work Study (Methods Studies, Time Studies), and Queuing for methods improvement and to determine the number of staff required for customer service counters, shelves stocking, Bakery Operations and other jobs at Nairobi Branches. The Supermarket branches organization structures were also studied. This was done in conjunction with Omeka Packaging Consultancy.

1.10 Uchumi Supermarkets Ltd. Restructuring and Labour Productivity: August – September 2002 and May – July 2003
Work Study (Methods Studies, Time Studies), and Queuing for methods improvement and to determine the number of staff required for customer service counters, shelves stocking, Bakery Operations and other jobs at Nairobi Branches. The Supermarket branches organization structures were also studied. This was done in conjunction with Omeka Packaging Consultancy.

1.11 General Plastics Kenya Ltd. September – December 2003
Work Study and Factory Productivity Improvement. Methods Study and improvement, Time Study to, establish standard times to do the jobs, determine number of number of people and equipment required for each production line, Setting production time standards for monitoring production lines performance, work measurement, and production planning, and shift work pattern.
 
1.12 Kenya Tea Packers Ltd. (Ketepa) March – June 2003
Factory extension layout design, existing factory layout redesign, work studies on production lines, determining personnel numbers and machines required for the factory. Engineering Department organisation review, work studies, and job descriptions and specifications review to determine engineering personnel qualifications and numbers required.

1.13. Twiga Stationers & Printers Ltd.: Work Study: October 2000 – March 2001:

Work Study to improve packing methods and work flow, set production time standards, determine the numbers of personnel required, and set labour standards. Work Study on general products, Factory layout design, established standard cycle times for batch process, and set up a system to monitor paper yield. Wrote a computer program to monitor production lines performance and paper yield for each stage in the production process and final product.

1.14 Brooke Bond Kenya Ltd.: Work Study and Design of Tea Cutting Rollers Sharpening Scheme: October 2000 – January 2001:
Work study on sharpening of tea cutting rollers at seven factories and Kerenga Engineering Workshop in Kericho area, designed best workshop layout / workflow and method of sharpening tea cutting rollers, determined optimum number of rollers sharpening machines and Machinists / shift arrangement. Design of best transportation method for the rollers to and from factories and a functional quality assurance procedure.

1.15 Lever Soaps Work Study, Unilever Kenya Ltd.: July – August 2000:

Methods Study, Time Study, development of production time standards and labour standards, factory performance and computer program for monitoring factory performance.

1.16. Lever N.S.D. Work Study, Unilever Kenya Ltd.: May – June 2000:

Methods Study, Time Study, development of production time standards and labour standards, factory performance and computer program for monitoring factory performance.

1.17. Unilever Kenya Ltd. Work Study: June 1998 – April 1999:
Methods Study, Time Studies, development of better factory work methods, determining labour and equipment requirements, establishment of factory production capacities and rates for Production Planning & Control, and computer based systems to monitor actual performance of factory production lines. This was done for all the six factories: - Edibles Packing, Refinery, Culinary, N.S.D., Soaps, and Elida Ponds

1.18. Spear Industries Ltd.: Dec 1998 – Feb 1999:

Work Study, development of better factory work methods, determining labour and equipment requirements, establishment of factory production capacities and rates for Production Planning & Control, and computer based system to monitor actual performance of tea packing production lines.

1.19. Belat Enterprises: March 1998:

Work study of Pineapple Juice Processing Production and factory layout.

1.20 Factory Performance Computer Programs

   1 Twiga Stationers & Printers Ltd , Nairobi August 2015  FIMSpro computer software design to factory requirements and installation for monitoring factory performance. Two computer programs;   one for Automated products and the other for Special Products.

   2 Brookside Dairy Ltd.: September - November 2012
       FIMSpro computer software design to factory and installation for monitoring factory performance.

   3 Unga Farm Care (E.A.) Ltd.: December 2011 - April 2012
       FIMSpro computer software design and installation for monitoring factory performance.

   4 East African Cables April 2010
       FIMSpro Computer program design to factory requirements and installation for monitoring factory 
       performance.

   5 Greif Kenya Ltd., Mombasa. November – December 2004
       Designed computer program to monitor OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness ) for production lines by
       shift and cumulative performance for the week, month, and year to date.

   6 Karsan Murji Co Ltd., Nairobi. Aug – Sept 2004
       Designed computer based systems to monitor daily performance of production lines by shift and
       cumulative performance for the week, month, and year to date.

   7 KETEPA – Kericho March – June 2003
      Installed a computer program to monitor factory performance and give reports

   8 Twiga Stationers & Printers Ltd , Nairobi April – Sept 2001
       Installed a computer program to monitor factory performance and give reports

   9 Unilever Kenya Ltd. 1998 - 2000
       Wrote computer programs to monitor performance of their factories including N.S.D (Omo). 
        Factory, Soapery Factory, Oil Refinery, Fats Packing Factory and Sundry Foods & Drinks
        Factory.