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me... J. M. Falcao

Educational Background
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Mechanical Engineering (ISEC) - Engineering Institute of Coimbra
First Certificate in English  (Equiv. to Cambridge University)
4th year of French, from Alliance Française
Certified IEFP Formator (CAP)


Production Management

6  years as Production manager of the largest Portuguese PVC work-boots injection factory, responsible for the manufacture, planning and control of all production Sector with 130 people, including finish lines, packaging and textile manufacture, raw material stocks and recycling.

17  years as Production manager in two distinct plastic injection companies, same responsibilities as above, plus definition and control of all the molds for plastic injection, member of the Administration board, Buying department and IT sectors. Startup of several production lines, including injection, plastic welding, serigraphy. Quality certification according to 9002 ISO Quality Assurance System, later to 9001 ISO (own product conception).

6 years Project, implantation and start up of new plastic injection company created specifically to inject high production technical parts, fully automated and robotized, from zero to start in 8 months, including Industrial licensing. Start, control and full management of the company for 5 years.

6 years as Production manager in two distinct plastic injection companies. Injection, molds, technical formation of workers, system coordination and improvement.


Experienced in forming people on Plastics injection, production and mold technology.

Consulting in Plastics and Mold making technology and industrial organization.

External formator on CENFIM (Forming Center of Marinha Grande for plastics and molds).

Certified professional formator by IEFP.

Computer Programming

Started programming in Cobol 41 years ago. Then in Assembler with my good old Spectrum machine 36 years ago, and never stopped since. Programming in C and Pascal Delphi now for some years.

Built a few Linux servers and workstations, some of which still work non-stop after 15 years, working as email, web and network servers.

Interests - Personal

Programming, computers, IT communications, auto mechanics - and my family.

Other information

Speak and write English fluently, good understanding of writen and spoken French, bit of Spanish and Italian.

Military service (compulsory in Portugal) of 17 months as a NATO military.

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