Mark Sales Advisor South Africa

Mark Sleigh

South Africa Sales Advisor of iBottling

"The Bottling Efficiency Guru"

Expertise

Highlights

  • Mark Sleigh, Experienced Maintenance Manager in the Food, Beverages, and Glass Bottle Manufacturing Industry.
  • Specializes in Maintenance Management, Operations Management, Safety Management, Customer Service Management, People Management, Project Management, Technical Support, Quality Management, Utility Management, New Product Development (NPD), Technical Sales, and Negotiation.
  • Increased production capacity from 36 million to 122 million cases of water annually at Nova Water.
Efficiency is doing the right things at the right time, in the right way. It’s about maximizing productivity, minimizing waste, and constantly striving for improvement. In any endeavor, whether managing a team, overseeing projects, or operating a bottling plant, efficiency is key to success. Prioritizing efficiency not only helps us achieve our goals effectively but also fosters innovation and growth.”

- Mark Sleigh.

Experience

Mark Sleigh is an experienced manager with a demonstrated history in the food, beverages, and glass bottle manufacturing industry. He specializes in Maintenance Management, Operations Management, Safety Management, Customer Service Management, People Management, Project Management, Technical Support, Quality Management, Utility Management, New Product Development (NPD), Technical Sales, and Negotiation.
Mark’s journey in the industry began at Nova Water, where he significantly increased the company’s production capacity from 36 million to 122 million cases of water annually. He managed the maintenance department and oversaw all contractors on-site, as well as the implementation of new projects.
In his role as Maintenance Manager at Health Water Bottling Co. Ltd in Saudi Arabia, Mark was responsible for safety management, facility maintenance, project coordination, and utility management. He supervised a team of 130 staff members across various departments, ensuring smooth operations and optimal performance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Budget Management: Draw up, manage, and report on the Engineering Services budget.
  • Facility Maintenance: Ensure facility upkeep and engineering services.
  • Operations Management: Oversee utilities operations and maintenance projects.
  • Training: Identify skills gaps, set up training metrics, and monitor training activities.
  • People Management: Establish performance targets, review individual performance, and develop succession plans.
  • Safety Management: Conduct induction training and ensure safety compliance.
  • Duty Manager Responsibilities: Perform duty manager role across the site.
  • GMR Responsibilities: Ensure legal compliance and conduct compliance audits.

Projects Completed at Nova Water

  • Built a desert compound for contractors.
  • Upgraded old glass line and installed new production lines.
  • Installed various equipment including compressors, labeling machines, and boilers.
  • Managed upgrades to existing lines and installed new machinery.

Consulting Work

Mark provided consulting services as a Maintenance Manager at Albany Bakery. He assisted in facility maintenance and project management for a three-month contract.

Sales Advisor for iBottling

Mark Sleigh now brings his extensive expertise in the bottling industry to iBottling, where he serves as a Sales Advisor. With a focus on providing tailored engineering solutions, Mark assists beverage businesses in South Africa with optimizing their bottling processes. His in-depth knowledge of maintenance, operations, and project management ensures that clients receive the perfect bottle filling solutions to enhance productivity and efficiency.

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Get in touch with Mark today to explore how his expertise can drive success for your bottling business or project. Let’s transform your bottling operations together.

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