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Mr Simon Chinguwa

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Mr Simon Chinguwa

HND - Mechanical Engineering – Harare Polytechnic, BSc. Eng. (Hons.) Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering – (NUST), MSc. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management –(MSOM UZ)
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Academic Qualifications

Year                                           Qualification
1999                                           Higher National Diploma - Mechanical Engineering – Harare Polytechnic
2007                                           BSc. Eng. (Hons.) Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering – (NUST)
2009                                           MSc. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management –(MSOM UZ)

Posts held

1993 to 1994                              Fitter Machinist – Load Engineering Pvt) Ltd
1996 to 1998                              Maintenance Fitter – Swedish Motor Corporation
1999 to 1999                              Trainee Engineer, Aluminum Industries
2000 to 2010                              Lecturer – Mechanical Engineering – Harare Polytechnic
2004 to 2005                              Trainee Plant Engineer, Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe(SDF)
2010 to present                           Lecturer – Department of Mechanical Engineering – UZ

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
BSc .Industrial MSc., Manufacturing Systems & Operations Management

PUBLICATIONS
Papers Published Chinguwa since 2012

  1. Chinguwa S, Madanhire I, Musoma T. A Decision Framework Based on Aggregate Production Planning Strategies in a Multi-Product Factory: A Furniture Industry Case Study. Acceptance for publication (IJSR) IJSROFF2013039. ISSN 2319 -IJSR Archive Volume 2 Issue 2 February 2013 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
  2. Mugwindiri K, Chinguwa S, Chikuku T, Cellular Manufacturing Implementation – An Exploration of the Implementation Benefits. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), India Online ISSN: 2319-7064. Volume 2 Issue 2 February 2013 Edition.
  3. Mugwindiri K, Chikuku T. Chinguwa SImplementation of Total Productive Maintenance: A Case of Developing Countries. / International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA) ISSN: 2248-9622   www.ijera.com. Vol. 3, Issue 1, January -February 2013.
  4. Chikuku T, Chinguwa S, Macheka M, Evaluation of the Impact of Obtaining ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification by Manufacturing Companies in Zimbabwe. – IJEST (ISSN: 0975-5462) Volume - 4 Issue 9, September 2012, 4168-4186.
  5. Chinguwa S, Chikuku T, Mandikwaza T. The Role of Cleaner-Production in Ensuring a Cleaner Processing and Mining Environment in a Developing African Country. Case of a Midlands Steel Smelting Plant in Zimbabwe. August 2012 – IJEST (ISSN: 0975-5462). Volume 4 Issue 8, 3842-3857
  6. Chinguwa S, Karidza C, Mugwindiri K. Application of Quality Assurance in Continuous Improvement at a Botswana Contracting Company International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM) Web Site: www.ijaiem.org Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2012 ISSN 2319 - 4847 Page 125

Books Published Chinguwa 2012

  1. Chinguwa S, Chikuku T. The following book has been published. Evaluation of the Dust Generation and Reduction Opportunities at a Mineral Processing Plant (A case study - Developing African Country Mining Environment). 2012. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing a trademark of: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG. Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany.ISBN 978-3-8473-2823-0, paperback, 104 pages
  2. Chikuku T, Chinguwa S. The following book has been published. Development And Application of a Performance Measurement Matrix in Evaluating the Impact of Obtaining The ISO 9001 QMS Certification by Manufacturing Companies in Zimbabwe. 2012. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing a trademark of: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG. Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN 978-3-659-29601-7, paperback, 144 pages

Papers Presented in Conferences Chinguwa 2012

  1. Madiye L, Chinguwa S, Hove T. Performance Analysis of Hybrid Solar and Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant in Zimbabwe.Research & Intellectual Expo (Rie): Research creativity and innovation for sustainable innovation, 7 September 2012, University Of Zimbabwe Physics Lecture Theatre.
  2. Chinguwa S. Chikuku T, Mandikwaza T. Kagande L. Madiye L. Sub-Theme 4. Environment and Natural Resources. The Role of Cleaner-Production in Dust Generation and Reduction in Manufacturing and Mining Industries in Developing Countries: Research & Intellectual Expo (Rie) 5 September 2012 at the University Of Zimbabwe Physics Lecture Theatre.
  3. Chikuku T, Kagande L, Chinguwa S, Madiye L. A Solar Powered Refrigeration Unit For Use as a Remote Rural Mortuary: A Way Forward For Zimbabwean Rural Clinics. To be presented at International Research Conference, 6-7 December 2012, Chinhoyi University of Technology Hotel, Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe.
  4. Chinguwa.S,Nyemba.WICT Engineering as an aid to modern production equipmentPresented on the third day (22/03/2013) of the Engineers’ Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health Sponsored byat 1130 hours held on the 22 March 2013 at Meikles Hotel in Harare.

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