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Supplier Development and Manufacturing Specialist

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  • 83607 Holzkirchen, Oberbayern
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  • 14.11.2018


Experienced Manager for Supplier Management, Manufacturing & Quality, Procurement and Engenieering

Ich biete

  • Beschaffungsorganisation
  • Fertigungstechnik (allg.)
  • Krisenmanagement
  • Prozessmanagement
  • Supply-Chain-Management (SCM)

Projekt‐ & Berufserfahrung

Supply Chain Manager
Bugatti Automotive France, Italy
6/2018 – 10/2018 (5 Monate)

6/2018 – 10/2018


Project: To overcome challenges being experienced within their body panel manufacturing facility. These challenges included poor first time quality, late or incomplete deliveries to forward supply chain, under performance in continuous improvement and management communication.
• Provided Cross-functional Team Leadership for process re-design, project management (new MRP, barcoding) and man management techniques (floor walk, staff appraisal, CI workshops, return to work interviews)
• Identified and initialised production floor meetings that increased OTIF (on time in full) by 17% (98% overall)
• Introduced and set target KPI’s to monitor quality, production control and service performance
• Greatly improved quality audit tools to enable superior analysis to reduce re-occurring defects
• Implemented IT solutions to better support, monitor and control productivity/quality
• Worked closely with CEO to structure a business improvement plan that includes succession planning and a training gap analysis to meet the businesses vison for growth
• Facilitated and established frequent feedback reporting meetings with both customer and forward supply chain that is greatly improving communication issues and provides a focal point to hear the “voice of the customer”

Eingesetzte Qualifikationen

Logistik Beratung

Supply Chain Manager
Scania Sweden, Sweden
2/2018 – 6/2018 (5 Monate)

2/2018 – 6/2018


The largest UK supplier of ductile castings was in stage 3 supplier escalation and was given 12 weeks show marked improvement in supply and quality to Scania. KFS was assigned to identify route cause issues with production, process and management and after identification, project manage solutions to correct the issues. This was successfully done by managing the following projects

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Supply-Chain-Management (SCM)

Operations Manager (Interim)
AWM Ltd (Fresh produce production and distribution, UK
5/2017 – 9/2017 (5 Monate)

5/2017 – 9/2017


• Managing all Operational aspects of Business in absence/vacation of MD
• HGV fleet management
• Project co-ordination and management of installation of automated processing and packaging conveyor
• Project co-ordination of new factory power supply

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Management (allg.)

Head of Operations
Flow Group (domestic utility, product development,, UK
3/2015 – 1/2017 (1 Jahr, 11 Monate)

3/2015 – 1/2017


• Establish product warehousing, stock control, and distribution through 3PL’s providers Manage key retail business partnerships for customer and product support networks
• Manage contractual service KPI’s and SLA’s
• Implement customer care and feedback programs, processes and communication strategies
• Maintain site Health, Safety, ethical and environmental policies
• Manage divisional budget with full P&L and H&S accountability
• Support Sales and Marketing campaigns (B2B and B2C relationship Management)
• Manage customer call centre service team
• Staff Management including recruitment, performance reviews and implementation of personal development plans
• Manage departments of Product Warehousing/logistics, Surveys/Installation, Customer Services and Product Aftercare

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Management (allg.), Fertigungstechnik (allg.)

Head of Supply Chain
Flow Group (domestic utility, product development,, UK
11/2010 – 3/2015 (4 Jahre, 5 Monate)

11/2010 – 3/2015


• Cost reduction and value streaming of BOM
• Headed up a team to the secure a network of quality component and sub contract manufacturers
• Organized and influenced team of development specialists in the use of DfM and 5S
• Project management of the commercialisation of the businesses products Selection and set up of product contract manufacturers
• Project management production phases from prototype, customer trials to full tooling and release
• Recruited, restructured, mentored and empowered production and quality personnel to achieve accountability for business functions and succession planning
• Travelled across Europe and Asia to locate, audit (to ISO 9001 and VDA 6.3) and contractually secure 42 key component suppliers both direct and indirect, mechanical and electrical
• Established supply chain protocols and monitoring systems to measure and challenge supplier performance

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Supply-Chain-Management (SCM)

Technical Manager
Glen Dimplex (Manufacturer of brown and white elec, UK
4/2010 – 11/2010 (8 Monate)
High-Tech- und Elektroindustrie

4/2010 – 11/2010


• Evaluation of new group and external company technologies
• Technical product and compliance support to all areas of the business
• Strategic product /process review and development
• NPI and NPD project control
• Quality stage gate monitoring and reporting
• Customer training and presentations
• Production and operational support consultant
• ISO 9001 compliance auditing
• Sampling support, trials and testing

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Unternehmensstrategie, Fertigungstechnik (allg.)

Production Director
Halstead Boilers (Design and manufacturer of white, UK
6/2008 – 3/2010 (1 Jahr, 10 Monate)

6/2008 – 3/2010


• All operational staff recruitment, welfare, development and discipline
• Budget forecasting with P & L accountability
• Facilities management and operational efficiency KPIs
• Accountability of finished goods inventory level, di Facilitated due diligence and eventual integration of an alternative technology into the business adding a further 4m to turn over
• Maintained a year on year 7% cost reduction through a culture of continues improvement and introduction of ‘idea reward’ scheme
• Overall project management of all aspects for the complete business relocation to an alternate site. Responsible for all manufacturing aspects for all product lines (300 SKU’s)
• Monthly planning of all production build schedules and material logistics
• Complete Staff Management, including disciplinary, assessment, training and mentoring
• Continuous improvement of product and process
• Ensuring that all production areas worked to quality systems attributed to ISO9001
• P & L responsibility to 10mil
• Liaison and cost control for all new and temporary staffing requirements across the Company
• Facilitated and managed the introduction of automation needed within production areas to enable the introduction of in excess of 100 product SKU’s
• Designed and Introduced product bar code and related information systems
• Introduced staff assessment system that went on to win a ‘Investors in People’ award
• Designed complete new and unique automated product conveyor systems

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Works Manager
Halstead Boilers (Design and manufacturer of white, UK
6/1994 – 5/2008 (14 Jahre)

6/1994 – 5/2008


• Facilitated 55% growth in output within a 12 month period (15,000 to 34,000) through strategic analysis, planning and implementation. This included process mapping to remove non value added functions/steps.

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Diploma Leadership Management (John Academy)
Februar 2018
Supplier Audit, VDA 6.3 (KFS Group Gmbh)
Januar 2014
Business Management (Anglia Polytechnic University)
Januar 2007


Supplier Management
• Supplier Development
• Process and System Audits (VDA 6.3; run@rate)
• Selection and performance monitoring
• Action Tracking & Coaching
• Material-shortage management

Manufacturing & Quality
• Project & Crisis Management
• NPD and NPI
• Process mapping and manufacturing improvement
• Detailed knowledge of process flow mapping and improvement
• Six Sigma - DMAIC (Define - Measure - Analyze - Improve - Control)
• Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)
• Statistical Process Control (SPC)
• Single minute exchange dies (SMED)
• Overall equipment efficiency analysis and improvement (OEE)
• Sort, Standardize, Shine, set in order and sustain (5S)
• Measurement system analysis (MSA, Gage R&R)
• Control plans
• 8D reports
• Process planning and realization; capacity planning
• Quality stage gate identification and implementation
• Transfer management
• (Quality) Management Systems: ISO 9001, ISO-TS 16949,
• FMEA moderation
• Production process and product approval (PPAP)
• RACI definition (responsibility, accountability, consulted and informed)
• Workload distribution, cell working and KPI implementation

• Improvement of procurement, purchasing and logistic processes
• Procurement of electronic components and subassemblies, metal and plastic parts
• Sourcing & Manufacturing Strategy
• Price & Contract Negotiations
• Supply Chain Design
• Procurement strategy definition

• Design for Manufacturing (DfM)
• Industrial Engineering

Über mich

International Experience: China, Germany, Poland, Italy, France, Sweden

Persönliche Daten

  • Englisch (Muttersprache)
  • Italienisch (Fließend)
  • Europäische Union
32 Jahre und 6 Monate (seit 01/1990)
17 Jahre


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