Aside from being a quality management consultant, Lim is a certified corporate coach and holds certification as an ARTDO International’s Certified Training Professional, approved Industrial Expert (PIND) and panel consultant for Jawatankuasa Penasihat Pembangunan Kemahiran (JPPK). Kim Yook’s forte is in quality management systems, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO/TS 16949 to various industries. He also has experience in the areas of design, preparation, administration and delivery training in quality and technical subjects such as Quality and Non-Quality Management Systems, Quality Control Circles, QC 7 Tools and New QC Tools, Automotive 5-Core Tools (PPAP, APQP, SPC, FMEA and MSA), Supervisory Skills, Train-the-Trainer and 5S Implementation and Auditing.
With more than 12 years of excellent track record as a master trainer in the above mentioned subjects, he has taught numerous participants from many industries, ranging from those on the shop floor to directors.
He is a highly- regarded trainer famed for his calibre and efficiency. He is the author of “5S Asas Pengurusan Untuk Semua” (ISBN: 983-2193-01-X), a book on 5S written in Bahasa Malaysia and has delivered motivational talks on “Pekerja Alaf Baru” or “New Millennium Workforce”, to improve his clients’ employees’ performance.
Lim has vast industrial experience in semiconductor, automotive, electronics quality, engineering and production. With more than 6 years’ experience at the managerial level in quality and engineering departments, he has lead the Quality Assurance Department for Meisei Electric (M) Sdn. Bhd., Taiyo Technology (M) Sdn. Bhd.; and Precico Sdn. Bhd. and Precico M&D Sdn. Bhd. in implementing quality control and quality assurance systems for continual improvement; and also for achieving and maintaining the ISO 9000 Quality Management System. Apart from this he also provided consultation on quality systems to many key departments in his previous companies. As the Assistant Engineering Manager at Armstrong Cycle Parts Sdn. Bhd., he led the engineering, product development and maintenance sections. He was involoved in the development of automotive control cables for Proton, Perodua and Honda cars such as Waja 1.8, Kelisa, Kenari, Kembara, and Civic 1.7. With his know-how, his set- up the Reliability Test Section and designed the Speedometer Cable Endurance Tester and Gear Shift Endurance Tester (Manual and Automatic Transmissions) for Armstrong Cycle Parts Sdn. Bhd.
He has undergone for a series of Leadership Development programs, such as John C. Maxwell’s 360 Leadership, Tom Cranes’s Transformational/ Collegial Coaching and Hershey-Blanchard’s Situational Leadership. In July 2011, he was instrumental in the design and development of leadership development program for Dräxlmaier Group Automotive in Germany. As training goes beyond just classroom knowledge, his vast industrial experiences and know-how will undoubtedly be the key differentiated as a preferred trainer. Organisations that have benefited from his expertise include Leader Cable Industries Sdn. Bhd, Naza Automotive Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, Perodua Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd, Cadbury (M) Sdn. Bhd, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors (M) Sdn. Bhd, AIC Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd, Nippon Pigment (M) Sdn. Bhd, Universal Cable Sdn. Bhd. CITC Converter Sdn. Bhd, Fuji Photo (M) Sdn. Bhd, Elken Sdn. Bhd, HicomSuzuki Manufacturing Sdn Bhd SMCi (M) Sdn Bhd, Knight Auto Precision Engineering Pte Ltd, Jujutsu Industries (M) Sdn Bhd and PPHTeckWah Paper Products Sdn. Bhd, among others.