What industry do you work in Fernandes?
I work in the Beverage/Manufacturing Industry.
What are your strengths?
My strengths are as follows:
- Implementation and maintenance of ISO systems (9001, 22000, 14001 & 18001)
- Auditing (Systems management)
What inspired you to get into this sort of industry?
What inspired me to get into this line of work was the industry challenges and work dynamics.
What is the most challenging aspect within your field of work?
There are a lot of challenges within this filed, however for me personally the maintenance of good performance: high quality scores and compliance with HSE requirements can be very tough at times.
How do you manage and overcome these challenges?
I overcome such challenges through investigation and proper correction of root causes. Team work and monitoring for continuous improvement
What has been the highlight of your career?
No audit failure to date.
If somebody starts as a trainee / beginner within your line of work, what could they earn in salary?
-/+ 6.000,0 USD
What can this person expect to earn after 10 years of experience?
-/+ 12.000,0 USD
What advice can you offer people who are in the same industry as you?
It is a very good University. People should start from this company.
If you had to describe yourself in FIVE WORDS, what would they be?
Where in Africa have you worked before?
Mozambique (my Country), Botswana and now Angola)
As you know, numerous African countries are being invested in due to their rich minerals. Which country within Africa do you think will be the next hot spot and why?
Angola, Mozambique + any other place
CA Global is a big believer in Africa, why do YOU believe in Africa?
Africa is the future of tomorrow.
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Fernandes Maquina is a Quality and HSE Manager working in Angola.