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    Schneider Electric South Africa - Leadership Team

Paul Springorum - VP Manufacturing

Areas of Expertise

  • Change management
  • Process design and implementation
  • Production management
  • Electrical engineering
  • LV Solution architecture
  • Business development
  • Strategic business alignment
  • Capital Project management
  • Procurement
  • Health and Safety

In his role as manufacturing leader for Schneider Electric South Africa, Paul Springorum is charged with overseeing the manufacturing and industrialization activities of the factory in Midrand.

In his capacity he oversees the manufacturing of Low Voltage Motor Control Centers, Medium Voltage Ring Main Unit adaptation, Mine Winder Automation and Control systems and all other customized electrical control systems. A large component of his duties is to industrialize new product manufacturing lines and processes to align the local manufacturing capabilities with the corporate growth strategy. The manufacturing is focused on providing medium to large scale engineered solutions for the Mining, Minerals and Metals industry and all other segments on a specification basis.

Paul’s career path has spanned across many functions from sales, project management, commercial management to general management in both transactional and manufacturing environments.

He held the position of Commercial Manager at Schneider Electric South Africa for six years prior to developing his manufacturing knowledge as General Manager of a large manufacturing company for another six years. He rejoined Schneider Electric South Africa in 2013.

Paul holds a BCom degree in general management from UNISA and a national diploma in electrical engineering, which he gained from Technikon Free State.

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