Resumé РDave Gardener Р2017


Dave Gardener
Competitive Dynamics International (Coastal) (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

+27 11 465 0652
+27 82 850 2239

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Advanced Business Program [M + 4]

National Diploma [Electrical Engineering] L/C

Brewing Diploma [Guild of Brewing and Distilling]



Dave is currently consulting to various large organizations in KZN-Natal offering
consulting services and manufacturing performance improvement through the
implementation of Mini Businesses at the front line.
Over his sixteen years with SAB Dave held various positions in Maintenance,
Production and Manufacturing Development. As a Manufacturing Development
Specialist at SAB Miller [2000-2005], Dave delivered on various projects within the
Brewery requiring, analysis and investigations, productivity improvement initiatives,
and implementation of detailed business plans. As a member of the Manufacturing
Development/Improvement Team he was instrumental in effecting organizational
transformation from implementing Best Practice, Performance Management and
Problem Solving at the shop floor to delivering an organization with flat reporting
Dave managed and actively ran the South African Breweries R&D/Training Pilot Plant,
responsible for Maintenance of the Brewery, Packaging and Utilities Plants. He
developed operating procedures, documentation, manuals and safety systems,
and managed Plant upgrade – from Project conception through to commissioning
and final hand-over. He commissioned and developed Plant capability to meets
R&D requirements to produce various products in line with their NPD (New Product
development) program. Dave has been the managing partner of CDI (KZN, now
Coastal) since 2005.


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