Wayne brings to OCR a wealth of experience, with a strong background in defense programs, including product development and continuous improvement, plant engineering and process optimization.
He is an expert in 3D CAD design, Lean manufacturing and product design. In his previous positions, Wayne was involved in ammunition related products development, and he took a key role in production process and plant planning, and implementation.
Wayne possesses strong expertise in technical proposal management – from technical requirements definition, costing to complete data package. He also brings extensive experience in ammunition supply chain management – from equipment and machinery specifications to procurement processes and supplier management disciplines.
Additionally, Wayne is a University Lecturer and Mentor, where he leverages his knowledge in manufacturing and design to educate the next generation of students in this field.Wayne has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cape Peninsula University of Technology. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Business Management from Management College of Southern Africa
Kevin joined OCR as a Program Manager in 2021 to oversee and manage complex ammunition production programs. He brings a deep knowledge and decades of experience in leading major ammunition production facilities in the U.S.
Kevin has a strong record of accomplishments in managing costs, implementing quality assurance systems and lean manufacturing procedures. He managed a large network of suppliers and facilities, which are geographically dispersed, implementing common standards for product outputs and supplier performance.
He held several senior leadership positions in his previous careers, where he successfully managed over 100 production programs. He was also a senior member of the leadership team where he led, supported and advised the team of program managers for all medium-to-large caliber ammunition.
His leadership skills are evident in helping guide over 1000 team members to function together achieving mission success, with the highest levels of safety practices. His focus expands beyond productions into building strong relationships with customers to ensure their satisfaction and continuous revenue stream.
Kevin holds MBA form the University of Southern Illinois, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering for Design & Material from the University of Missouri.