106235

Plant Manager at Autoliv Steering Wheels Plant

  • România, Sânnicolaul Mare
  • România, Sânnicolaul Mare
  • Romania, Sânnicolaul Mare
  • Romania, Sânnicolaul Mare
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  • Ultima actualizare: 04.04.2014
  • Numar referinta: 106235

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  • Last update: 04.04.2014
  • Reference number: 106235

Experience

  • February 2013 - Present

    Plant Manager , Autoliv Steering Wheels Plant

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Stabilize the Plant
    o	Grow the management team, define the roles, responsibilities and decisions
    o	Redefine the production overhead 
    o	Implement a very strict cost management 
    o	Build a strategy together with the team in order to achieve the breakeven
    o	Successful implementation of the transfer plan: 100% internal processes in house
    o	Flawless launch of the new projects
    o	Focus on innovation in order to change the actual production process
    

  • January 2011 - January 2013

    Plant Manager, Autoliv Textile Plant, Airbag Division

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Develop the management team and also sustain the development of successors and key people
    o	Fulfils and follows the objectives of the company and adheres to the requirements of the quality management system and of the environment system implemented in the company
    o	Build a strategy together with the team in order to achieve the objectives of the company
    o	Responsible to draw up forecasts regarding plant activities
    o	Deliver P&L, follow up production , quality and logistic indicators and  report them to the European Management Team
    o	Actively sustain the Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing through APS implementation
    
    Main Achievements
    
    o	Develop a committed and capable Management Team
    o	Assure plant stability
    o	Productivity improvement of 500 000 euro using Value Stream  Map Analyse and Line Balancing
    o	Packaging project implementation, savings 1000000 euro
    o	Transfer plan implementation: 
    o	Flawless launch of  Cut and Sew transfer from Poland to Romania, savings 850 000 euro. Hiring and rump up plan of 750 new people.
    o	Strategically transfer of cushion production from Lugoj to a low cost county to main a competitive labor rate. Hiring and rump up plan of  270 new people
    o	Promote innovation and continuous improvement 
    o	Deliver and exceed the  EBIT (from zero to two digits EBIT)
    o	Develop Quality Culture till the operator level and as result decrease the PPM from 51 to 7
    o	Develop the local strategy for the Best Value Plant in accordance with Autoliv European Objectives
    
    

  • June 2009 - December 2010

    Plant Manager, Key Safety Systems

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Direct and coordinate plant operations 
    o	Maintain a clean and safe plant and develop a well-trained and motivated staff.   
    o	Conduct employee performance reviews. Schedule and conduct plant meetings with all departments
    o	Responsible for the product quality and plant efficiency. Plant-wide ownership of  the culture change 
    o	Responsible for Profit and Loss and to implement Best Practices and  Lean Manufacturing
    
    Main Achievements
    
    o	 Plant departments reorganization (production, maintenance, quality)
    o	 Reorganize the plant layout, saving 25000$
    o	 Waste disposal saving 14000$/year, Electrical power saving 10000$/year
    o	 Transportation saving  36000$/year
    o	 Indirect material saving (re-sourcing the suppliers, only MRO materials): 12000$
    o	 Increase the plant efficiency from 62% to 73%,
    o	 Implement the Lean Manufacturing tools and WFM culture
    o	 Reduce the plant inventory with 2 000 000 $
    o	 Improve EBITDA with 10%	

  • July 2008 - May 2009

    Country Manager, Key Safety Systems

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Responsible to implement Kaizen Manufacturing System in both plants respecting the Lean principle.
    o	Synergize both engineering structures to optimize the resources and increase the efficiency.
    o	Define the unique engineering strategy and vision.
    o	Implement best practice in both plants. Implement the procedure standardization where is applicable.
    

  • September 2006 - June 2008

    Manager Inginerie, Seat Belt Division, Key Safety Systems

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Execute all engineering deliverables of a customer/engineering program.
    o	Develop a training program to continuously improve and strengthen the talent base within Engineering.
    o	Support the Customer Team and other divisional personnel .Manage the Engineering resources
    o	Organizes technical projects (cost estimates, program plans) and coordinates new projects till SOP phase
    o	Responsible for APQP documents: Process Flow Diagram and PFMEA.
    
    Main Achievements
    
    o	Build and coach the engineering department and implement plant engineering metrics 
    o	Reorganize the plant layout, saving 63000$
    o	Increase the plant efficiency from 45% to 74%
    o	Implement the Lean Manufacturing culture 
    o	Reduce the webbing consumption, saving 40000$/year
    o	Successfully transfer the entire production of one KSS Italian site to Romanian production site
    o	Increase the manpower utilization with about 30% and Reduce the WIP with 20%
    o	Use the Kaizen tools (SOS, MPU, WCT) in order to balance the lines, apply the Takt Time concept in order to calculate the number of direct people. Savings  48000$

  • September 2002 - August 2006

    Project Manager, Delphi Packard Electric Systems

    • Sânnicolaul Mare, Romania
    • Full time
    • Work domain - Technicians: Automotive

    o	Coordinates the assigned projects, from prototype phase through production start-up, following the general PDP process.Define with project management and ME gate reviews per project to evaluate MSD target
    o	Coordinate weekly Engineering Change Meeting to assure a flawless implementation of changes
    o	Determine resource needs through model change forecasts. Develop schedules and issue pre-plan schedules to each team. Provide training and support to Pre-plan Engineers, technicians and operators.
    o	Oversee all model change related activities insuring that lines are released and properly followed-up.
    o	Coordinate the pre-plan engineering team for new projects development.
    

Education

  • 1997 - 2002

    Doctorate, Universitatea of Craiova

    • Craiova, Romania
  • 1996 - 1997

    Master's degree, Universitatea of Craiova

    • Craiova, Romania
  • 1990 - 1995

    Bachelor's degree, Universitatea of Craiova

    • Craiova, Romania

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