Hibiscus Solutions has many talented people onboard ……………
Introducing Arnold Bernardo! Arnold hails from the Philippines and holds an Engineering Degree with 18 years of extensive experience across many disciplines of manufacturing :-
- Engineering – 4 years, engineer
- Production – 8 years, supervisor to manager
- Production Control & Planning – 2 years, manager
- Material Control – 2 years, manager
- Quality, Lean Program – 2 years, head (at the same time as Production Control & Planning Manager)
- Business Development – 1 year, manager
He has worked in multinational companies and attended over 15 separate training courses in Japan held over over many years, including at Panasonic, Yamaha, Toshiba, and Sony.Arnold was responsible for a team of over 8000 staff. In one project alone he saved the company overUSD500K through optimization of a machine and related production process. He is a certified Lean Manufacturing Practitioner, Six Sigma Green Belt and Internal Quality Auditor.He is an expert in structuring a world-class TQM model; he can train and lead you to set-up your ISO9001 quality system.Arnold is also a trainer and consultant in driving your continuous improvement projects and lean culture transformation.
In New Zealand Arnold was instrumental in MetCast Services Ltd winning awards for “Best Small Business” and the “Strategy and Planning” at the 2013 Auckland South Westpac Business Awards against more that 100 other companies.
In his spare time Arnold volunteers as a business mentor to The Lions Club’s Youth Enterprise Scheme (YES). He works alongside the students throughout the YES academic year and provides guidance to help them make their own business decisions and assist them develop best business practices.
Arnold and his family were very proud to gain their New Zealand citizenship last year.
Contact Arnold at ArnoldBernardo@hibiscus-solutions.com