Sector Experience

Manufacturing
Automotive
Industrials

Languages

German
Spanish
Portuguese
20
years

Years of Experience

1/20

Member Since

Experience

 
 
Start-Up
Intercable LLC - Operations Start-Up Consultant
01/2018 - 12/2018
• Start-Up of the technical and production processes and organization in Ningbo
• Successful achievement of Quality Certifications (ISO TS16949)
• Operational and disciplinary management of the technical and operative areas (production, process engineering, supply chain management, quality assurance)
• Transfer of manufacturing technologies and operational excellence from the European Production Site
• Continuously improve the quality of products and processes.

 
Operations
Fehrer Automotive LLC - Interim Plant Manager/Business Operation
01/2017 - 10/2017
• Lean Principles implementation and active hands on work.
• Responsible for Plant turn around.
• Responsible for directing, maintaining and controlling all operational aspects for the site.
• Implemented Balance Score Card, with full P&L responsibility.
• Hiring and training upper management team.
• Redefine Lay-out and material flow using Lean principals.
• Close relation with costumers to improve quality and delivery on time issues.

 
Operations
Alupress LLC - CEO NA Operations
02/2014 - 12/2016
Member of the Board with full P&L responsibility producing aluminum Die Casting and Machining parts for customers such as Bosch, Continental, Magna, Bendix, Pierburg, Hengst and ZF Transmissions for Automotive applications.
• Improve the EBT by 8% in 2 years.
• Successfully increased the revenue by 50% per year.
• Execute yearly budget, raising targets on operations and financial objectives.


 
Operations
Fehrer Automotive LLC - General Manager- India/China
03/2010 - 12/2013
Member of Board in Germany, with full P&L responsibility with sales of US$ 45 million/year and 230 employees, working three shifts JIT (Tier 1 & 2) to BMW and Mercedes Benz.
• Execute the manufacturing leadership of a new manufacturing facility that ramp up through various new programs
• Analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements, work flow and design layout of equipment and work-space for efficiency, estimated production time and staffing requirements.

 
Operations
Ferhrer Automotive LLC - CEO North America Operations
01/2008 - 03/2010
Reporting to the Board of Directors in Germany with a projected sales of 55 Million/year, producing foam pads JIT for BMW, Mercedes and VW.
Responsible for P&L and overall costs of operation in two plants. Execute major policies, programs and objectives to promote and ensure the company’s continuing success and growth in North America.
Responsible for appropriating the sales revenue and profitability

 
Other
TRW Automotive HQ - Lean Manufacturing Officer –USA, Canada and Mexico
03/2007 - 01/2008
Responsible for implementation of Lean activities in the NAOSS division, setting strategies and framework, coaching sites Lean Engineers, driving each facility to accomplish the Quality and Operations Excellence Road Map within 10 Facilities in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
• Align Lean Six Sigma initiatives and Operations Metrics objectives to meet Business Strategy on TRW’s Safety Division with several different manufacturing processes as Stamping ( Midland- Canada)

 
Operations
BorgWarner Transmissions - Director of Manufacturing Strategy North America
01/2006 - 03/2007
Reporting to the NA VP & GM of Operations. Responsible for Americas Manufacturing Restructure Plan, which included three US factories and 1 Mexican product focused facility.
• Ensure successful timing and expense control for the $10m NA restructuring program
• Assist in preparation of Divisional Long Range Plans, strategies and tactics.
• Track and report progress weekly to ensure financial objectives are achieved.
• Establish and execute low cost economy strategy for Mexico facility.

 
Operations
BorgWarner Thermal System - Unit Product Manager / Plant Manager
03/2003 - 01/2006
Reporting to VP Operations. Responsible for complete operations with annual revenue of $45 MM. Processes include machining, assembly and testing. Operating 5 x 24 in a JIT environment.
Full P&L responsibility including annual budgeting and capital justification. Production management, scheduling, working capital controls and expenses control. Direct quality and manufacturing engineering. Balanced Score Card. Daily /weekly
/monthly reporting. Continuous improvement

 
Operations
BorgWarner Transmission-Brazil - Plant Manager
03/1999 - 03/2003
Reporting to VP Operations. Responsible for complete operations with annual revenue of $45 MM. Processes include machining, assembly and testing. Operating 5 x 24 in a JIT environment.
Full P&L responsibility including annual budgeting and capital justification. Production management, scheduling, working capital controls and expenses control. Direct quality and manufacturing engineering. Balanced Score Card. Daily /weekly