Bob Lester Ambat Production Supervisor

Metro Manila, Philippines



Experience in Problem Solving Techniques
Experience in Process Improvement and Product Quality Development
Knowledgeable in Lean Manufacturing Techniques
Knowledgeable in SPC Tools and Techniques and Internal Quality Audit, ISO 9001:2015
–       Control Charts, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), Why-why analysis, Process Flow, 7 QC Tools, Basic skills in 8D, Introduction to Six Sigma principles and has the ability to conduct Internal Quality Audit.

Training and Qualification of Production Personnel
Has good Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Participated in Several Kaizen Program

DIC Philippines Inc., 26 First Ave, Bo. Bagumbayan, Tanyag, Taguig City, Philippines

Production Supervisor

( February 2018 – present)


Planning & Implementation of Production Schedule
·         In cooperation with the Sales & Operations team, prepare and finalize a monthly, weekly and daily production plan

·         Allocate and assign manpower to support the Production Plan. Organize staff shift rotation and tasks when required

·         Manage priorities in relation to customer requested delivery schedule

·         Manage machine allocation to support Production Plan

·         Supervise and monitor work productivity of all production personnel

·         Coordinates with Material Planner on Production consumables to support continuous operations

2.    Quality Management System

·         Manage and Implement QMS within area of responsibility according to ISO9001:2015 Standards

·         Ensure that all procedure and work instructions are regularly reviewed and updated

·         Initiate continuous improvement programs through Kaizen

3.    Process Control

·         Conduct process control measurements to detect variations that may cause Quality and productivity issues

·         Conduct process capability studies in coordination with Technical Department on new products

·         Perform Root Cause Analysis on non-conformances

4.    Occupational Safety and Health Management System

·         To implement all company imposed safety rules and regulations in accordance to OHSAS18001:2007 Standard and Philippine Regulatory requirements

·         Ensure that all work hazards are properly identified and assessed and that the necessary controls are put into place to eliminate incidents and accidents

·         To improve and maintain production cleanliness by conducting 5S Activities as part of Kaizen program

5.    Personnel Training

·         Perform training need analysis on subordinates and coordinates with Human Resources (HR) to address weaknesses and possible improvements

·         Provide motivation and coaching of team members to improve performance

·         Provide effective training to new and old production employees and provides training records to HR

6.    Machine Maintenance

·         Routine inspection of all equipments and tools assigned to Production Area

·         Reporting utilities or machinery breakdowns to Engineering Department for repair

7.    Other Tasks

·         Assisting the Production manager in the recruitment process

·         Assisting the Safety and PCO on health and safety monitoring

·         Perform other tasks which may be assigned by the superior from time to time


Metalcast Corporation, Mountview Industrial Subd., Bancal, Carmona, Cavite, Philippines

Department Supervisor


(April 2013 – October 2016)


·         Overall responsible in the supervision of the production that ensures the productivity and quality of product as well as the efficiency of the production operator

·         Supervise the performance of production personnel and provide effective production schedules and ensures compliance to all company policies

·         Responsible to distribute jobs to respective production sections and ensures that it is met according to production schedule

·         Prepare Manpower Planning and coordinate with HRD for manpower recruitment, selection, orientation and training of employees

·         Ensures the efficiency and condition of machineries by coordinating with Maintenance Dept. for Preventive Maintenance schedule

·         Provide corrective/preventive action by analyzing data, investigating issues, formulating solutions using

7 QC Tools, 4M Analysis, and 5 Why Analysis

·         Check and verify documents such as Work Instruction, Operation Standard  and Procedures, Time and Motion Study, Machine Setting Guide provided  by the Production Staff

·         Works with Engineering Dept. Group to establish and implements process controls and specifications

·         Investigates and solves process-related failure and yield concerns

·         Performs continuous process improvements and optimizations

·         Provide yearly Management Action Plan which supports plant goals and objectives on key items like production output, quality, customer claim, safety and cost

·         Create training material for production operation especially for newly hired and existing employees

·         Provides report for Management Review every fiscal year

·         Work with Maintenance/Fabrication Group for improvement projects in the department

Production Supervisor


(May 2011 – April 2013)


Make daily plan output commit for the shift handled
Oversee manufacturing operations and production performance
Suggest and devise improvement on process, product quality, process flow and layout, and the
Department as a whole

Execute plans/improvements given or suggested by the manager
Conduct meeting with all the Production Leaders, Tech. Group & QA to settle production/quality
concern & issues

Works with technical personnel for the improvement of process of CNC Dept.
Support manpower pooling thru interviewing and training applicants
Work with QC & Technical personnel for checking & verification of Set-up Evaluation form and qualify if it will proceed to mass production
Qualifies operator on their assigned process/machine based on actual operation, usage of inspection instruments & quality performance
Works and interact with QE/QA group for quality related issues to identify root cause of the problem, formulate solutions and improvements (CPAR & IR)
Ensure to meet quality standard and the operation to be cost driven.
Provision of reports such as Production Report, Rejection Report, Irregularity Report, etc.
Subject Matter Expert (SME)


(October 2010 – May 2011)


·         Coordinate with HRD for screening/interview of applicants for CNC Department

·         Responsible for classroom training of all production trainee

·         Provide training material and other necessary tools & equipment during training

·         Coordinate with Production Supervisor for actual machine operation of all production trainee

·         Provide examination and conduct certification for all production trainee who passed the training examination

·         Review of training material and initiate necessary revision/improvement to ensure that it is relevant and effective to all trainees

·         Works in production during non-training period

Production Engineer


(February 2010 – October 2010)


Provide Weekly Manpower schedule in alignment to Production Plan provided by PPC
Receiving and checking of Weekly Production Plan from PPC
Make daily report with regards to production issues
(product, quality, material, personnel, machine, downtime)

·         Conduct EDAC to operator during actual machine operation and product inspection

·         Coordinate with Production Leaders if encountered machine problem or any downtime related issues to have an immediate action from technical/maintenance personnel

Conduct  thorough  investigation and provide countermeasure for production encountered problem
Facilitates daily meeting to production personnel including operators and production leaders
Interact with Technical Group for setting the standard output per hour of machine/product
Ensures target output of product as well as quality of product
Perform machine operation (Lathe Machine &Milling Machine) and perform minor troubleshooting
Other Duties:

Member of 5 S Committee who work as Auditor during plant wide 5 S Audit and provide Audit Report for the top management and also leads the assigned section in compliance to 5 S
Work as Safety Engineer who conduct Safety Audit across all section and provide Total Safety Management (TSM) Report and also facilitate Fire Drill & Emergency Evacuation for Fire & Earthquake Drill
Nidec Precision Philippines Corporation, LTI, Binan, Laguna, Philippines

Production Engineer

Lathe Machine Department – PRODUCTION DIVISION

(August 2008 – January 2010)


Handles certain products to ensure quality and meet the target output with no customer claim
Assign in Production Improvement Group  which focus on  downtime related problems
Provide Technical Report for the analysis and solution formulation of the problem
Assign in Production section to undergo training for CNC Machine operation (Lathe & Milling machine),
set-up and basic troubleshooting


B.S. Industrial Engineering

Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)

Sta. Mesa, Manila, Philippines

2003 – 2008

High School Valedictorian

Elementary Salutatorian

Member of Phillipine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE)



·         Seminar on CNC Toolings by OSG

·         Seminar on Machining & Tooling by Mesco

·         Participant on New Honda Circle (NHC) Kaizen Competition

·         Participant on Kawasaki Kaizen Competition

·         Advance Coolant Management System Seminar

·         7 QC Tools Seminar

·         PDCA Training & Application

·         Advance Supervisory Development Training

·         Emergency Response Training (Fire & Earthquake)

·         Personal Career Development Training

·         Leadership Forum

·         Business Continuity Planning Seminar

·         Financial Management Seminar

·         Introduction to Six Sigma

·         Lathe CNC Machine Hands-on Training

·         Basic Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Programming Training