Bruce Hutton

Freelance Programmer & Software Designer

Location:Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 Skills

Name: Bruce Hutton
61 Parr st
Leongatha 3953
Phone 56623465or 0409622363


I completed my electrical apprenticeship in the late sixties and early seventies. I have continuously improved my skills and qualifications over the years. I have held positions as Company Manager. Electronic Engineer, Quality Manager, Technical Sales Manager and Company Lead Programmer .I have considerable experience in internal and external customer relations. I have a good understand of teamwork and communications essential in my previous employment. I developed the ISO quality system for Cashs Australia. I am a very hands on person and have developed financial budgets, maintenance plans, employee work contacts, agreements and continuous improvement projects. I have a comprehensive amount of experience in electrical and electronic repairs and design. I am committed to working in and maintaining a safe workplace environment by observing all OH&S standards and procedures. I look at problems methodically and professionally with costs and budgets in mind.

Work History

July 2008 – Present: Self employed consultant developing Microsoft Visual Dot Net C# and C++ visual Basic Dot Net applications for Cashs UK working with AG Muller Switzerland, Sulzer Ruti Switzerland, Reflex UK, Willy Italiano Italy, Bonas Engineering UK, Viable Boston USA.

Responsibilities: Create programs electronics on time at quoted prices.
Maintain good customer relationships.
Ensure programs meet customers expectations.
Achievements: Reduced manufacturing costs.
Maintain company employee's confidence in the use of new software.
Create innovative software solutions.

June 1975 – June 2008
Employed by Cashs Australia Pty Ltd as Production Engineer, Quality Manager, Software Programmer and Factory Manager.
Responsibilities: Control all maintenance Company activities.
Develop and maintain Cashs Quality Systems.
Create innovative software manufacturing solutions.
Manage and co-ordinate external contractors ensuring costs and budgets are kept.

Manage 85 Employees and middle management for the 50 million dollar company asset . Develop maintenance solutions.

Achievements: Develop a 5 year plan to reduce annual cost of maintenance by$250,000 per year and achieved over $250,000 annual cost reduction.
Continuously improved production and quality while maintaining cost. Ensured the company's compliance to all ISO accreditation external audits.
Designed many electronic circuits and solutions. Carried out hundreds of electronic repairs on multi million dollars machines.
A strong driver of employee and management teamwork and communications. 2009-2010 developed textile software for UK customer over $100,000 contract.

January 1974 – 1975 Australian Army Service. RAEME
At the end of service I was offered officer training but declined the offer.

January 1968 – April 1975
Employed by Murray Goulburn as an apprentice electrician and electrician after completing my apprenticeship.
Completed a 5 year apprenticeship with high achievements in all subjects.

Please see attached certificates etc.
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
Strong team member and leader.
Pays and observes attention to details particularly safety.
Strong computer skills
Clean driver record.
Clean Police Check
Honest, reliable and conscientious.
3rd Dan Kyokushin Karate Certificate (No- 41259)
Karate Tournament Judge Certificate (No-19006)


Fine Wood Working ( I design and build fine furniture).
Karate instructor and judge for over 35 years.
Play golf every weekend (I play off an 8 handicap).

Qualifications & Certificates

*Please Note
Copies of these documents are available on request. All original documents can be viewed at arranged interviews.

Apprenticeship Indentures Electrical Mechanic (Signed and Sealed Victoria Apprenticeship Commission 1973)

Certificate of Proficiency (Victorian Apprenticeship Commission 1973).

Electrician’s Licence “A” Class Licence No A10582 (Expiry Date 21/10/2015)

Registered Electrical Contractor REC No.9225

National Police Certificate Date of Issue 12th March 2009

Yallourn College TAFE Television Servicing Technician (Awarded 1985)

Yallourn College TAFE Industrial Electronics Certificate High Distinctions in 4 subjects (Awarded 1985)

Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centre VB 6.0 Development (Awarded 13/02/2004)

Certificate of Achievement ANSI C++ Object Oriented Programming (Awarded 27/09/2002)

Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centre MFC Using Visual C++ (Awarded 19/05/2000)

IIT PC Troubleshooting (Awarded 10/05/1995)

RMIT Certificate of C Programming (Awarded 10/07/1989)

Sulzer Ruti Electronic Electrician (Awarded Switzerland 5th July 1991)

RMIT Practical Design of Experiments & Response Surface Methodology (Awarded June 1999)

PMS Human Resource Consultants Total Quality Management Facilitator Certificate (Awarded 27th October 1992)

Australian Chamber of Manufactures Train The Trainer Certificate (Awarded 16th May 1995)

Quality Assurance Services QAS Understanding the Requirements of AS/NZS ISO 9001/9002 (Awarded 24/03/1995)

Australian Institute of Management Victoria- Managers Program (Awarded 3/03/1993)

Martial Arts Control Act – Karate Instructor Licence (01/07/1994)

Martial Arts Control Act – Karate International Judge Licence (01/07/1994)

Scott Buckland Cashs Australia CEO Ph 0392852010.
Sylvie Moreau Cashs UK MD Ph 0011 44 24 7646 6466.
Kalyan Ph 0413444746 Lead Auditor QAS
Skills (2) Rating
Software Design