Resume of Victor Cassar

Managing Director - International Magnetic Solutions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, University of NSW, 1975
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, Newcastle CAE, 1984
  • Electrical Contractor Certificate
  • Coal Preparation Statement, Wollongong Technical College

External Courses

  • Export Development Training, Hunter Export Centre, 2006
  • National Enterprise Workshop: Business Development and Planning: Sydney University and University of Technology, Sydney.
  • Chairman, Technical Exhibits Committee for 12th International Workshop on Rare Earth Magnets and their Applications, Canberra 1992
  • Export Workshop, AUSTRADE 1989
  • Basic Selling, Honeywell Pty Ltd
  • Professional Selling Diploma, Honeywell Pty Ltd
  • Rare Earth Applications Workshop, advising the Department of Technology Industry and Commerce, 1989.
  • Materials Research Priority Areas Workshop, Industry Research and Development Board, 1989
  • Control Instrumentations Systems, Honeywell Pty Ltd
  • The Phoenix Seminar: Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Lubrication Technology, Mobil Oil Australia
  • Teachers Effectiveness Training, TAFE Newcastle
  • Supervision and Management, TAFE Granville
  • National Management Competition, International Computers Pty Ltd
  • Human Relations for Supervisors, Chandler and MacLeod Consultants
  • Written Business Communications, Australian Institute of Management
  • Computer courses: spreadsheets, word processing, programming, drafting and drawing packages and DOS.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia
  • Member Hunter Export Centre

Employment History

Present
Managing Director & Owner, International Magnetic Solutions Pty Ltd Launching and marketing our patented Handymagnet while providing consultation and innovative products to a range of industries that includes water treatment, concrete and mining.
1989 - 2003
Managing Director & Owner, Australian Magnet Technology Pty Ltd. Selling permanent and electro-magnets around the world.
1988 - 1989
Venture Manager, Huntertech Ventures Pty Ltd Planning and commercialising new business ventures.
1985 - 1988
Director, Cain Surf Australia
1984 - 1992
Director, Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest Storage & Hire Pty Ltd
1983 - 1987
Teacher, Electrical Engineering, TAFE Newcastle
1983 - 1986
Partner, Slate Style Retailing slate, marble and granite
1981 - 1983
Sales Engineer, Honeywell Pty Ltd, Sydney. Developing computer based control systems to coal industry.
1979 - 1981
Commercial Manager, Mobil Oil Australia, Sydney.
1977 - 1979
Contracts Engineer, Brown Boveri, Sydney
1975 - 1977
Maintenance Engineer, Shell Refinery at Clyde