Henock gashaw

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  http://henock.gashaw   

Work Experience

Industrial Engineering Manager  •  Sumbiri Intimate Apparel PLC

September 2018 - February 2021

Industrial Engineering Head  •  Sumbiri Intimate Apparel PLC

September 2017 - September 2018

Position Summary
Plan and manage all aspects of industrial engineering activities, capacity building, system building, and monitoring, design continuous improvement in all sections and implementation and monitoring, not limited to leading subordinate staff in achieving the below goals to enhance factory performance; Lean System, Kaizen, GSD

Position Reports to General Manager
Internal Contacts: Work with another department e.g., Planning and Merchandising, Production,
Mechanic, Training, Technical, Quality, Cutting, Finishing and Human Resources team and
Sewing Line Operator
Duties and Responsibilities KPI
Monitor efficiency report and quality monitoring report. Investigate, discuss high,
low efficiency and the top three defects
Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions
Check the weekly schedule. Ensure to manage and monitor things needed before
setting up the machine, work instruction mock-ups, etc. are already there.
Check initial work instruction/operations breakdown with SMV's before releasing
to production.

Make a plan for a refresher course of Lean System, Kaizen, Traffic light
system and GSD standard processes
Train/support IE Supervisor/Line IES that will conduct training. Ensure
each and everyone understands every detail of the training.
Conduct internal training of GSD/refresher course to IE Team at least
once a year

Support continuous improvement. Target at least 1 improvement per IE
Supervisor Any improvement including systems, visual management
and processes
Continuously search processes/systems/machinery that can
improve the production line in terms of cost and productivity. Attend training
and seminars if needed.
analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

Production Head  •  PVH Arvind Manufacturing PLC

September 2016 - March 2017

Assistant Production Manager,
April 1 - 7 June 2017
PVH Arvind Manufacturing PLC Brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Warner's, Olga and True & Co
Position Summary
Responsible for all production activities within the manufacturing unit and the day to day execution and operation of strategy to achieve KPI's
Both Position Reports to Factory Manager
Internal Contacts: Work with other departments e.g., Planning and Merchandising, Industrial
Engineering, Mechanic, Training, Technical, Quality, Cutting, Finishing and Human Resources team and Sewing Line Operator
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, direct and supervise the activities of subordinate Sewing Line Supervisors engaged in
Manufacturing, Planning and Industrial Engineering processes.
Oversee the Sewing line Manufacturing, Quality Control, Production Scheduling and
Material Control
Work with Production IE in the preparation of the Sewing Line Operation Breakdown,
Machinery allocation, manpower requirements, Design floor layout as the situation demands
for it and help monitor low performing operators through production studies to help improve
efficiency and productivity.
Inspect work in progress for conformance with quality control and ensure that the given
line target output, efficiency is being achieved and the right first time.
Provides general administrative direction to ensure conformance with company policies and procedures
Multi-task as and when required on the basis of organizational and management needs.


2017 - 2018

Hawassa University

Education Program

2011 - 2016

Bahir Dar University

Bachelor's Degree in Garment Engineering


  • Organizational
  • Productivity
  • Planning
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Production Activities
  • Production Scheduling
  • Preventive Actions
  • Capacity Building


  • Chinese - Native
  • English - Professional
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