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CV, Internationally Experienced General Manager Seeks Worldwide

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 13483

List top 5 skills: business administration, production/process flows
Short Bio:

Highly qualified, trained and skilled GM with over 25 years of International experience in Asian and European markets in Engineering manufacturing seeks new challenge within anywhere in the World. I am a person of outstanding skills and personality.

Current location: 

Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic - View on map

Nationality: 

UK

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

English. German

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Education And Qualifications
 MBA Trinity College

 Member of Chamber of Commerce in China, Thailand + Indonesia

 Certified Teacher of Business Administration and Business English.

 Sixth Sigma and Lean Continuous Improvement Training

Experience
MATERIAL CUTTING MANAGER & PROJECT MANAGERSVIADNOV (OCT 2013-PRESENT (1 YEAR FIXED CONTRACT)
HUISMAN KONSTRUKCE s.r.o
CZECH REPUBLIC
I am responsible for the Material Preparation Division and control production planning for all projects the company undertakes. We work a 24/7 operation. I was brought in to advise and implement on best process and production flows, lean manufacturing principles, optimize planning and operations, automation of a number of our working practices, Robotics, material movement and I am a member of the (small) Operations Management team that runs this facility comprising over 850 personnel. Huisman work within the Oil and Gas industries manufacturing specialist products such as Drill Rigs and vessel based cable laying equipment plus HD cranes.

GENERAL MANAGER + PROJECT MANAGER- JULY 2012 – SEPT 2013 (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
HYVA GROUP-(GEORG HYDRAULIC)
GERMANY & ITALY
(The world’s Leading manufacturer of hydraulic lifting equipment.)
I was General Manager + Project Manager. I direct all operations including full Profit/Loss responsibility for 80m€ operation. Planning + managing the transfer of complex manufacturing equipment, including plant layout design and installation of new product manufacturing lines. Managing all operations such as supply chain, engineering, process flow, quality control, production, capital expenditure and cost control measures such as Lean and Sixth Sigma. Oversee the activities of over 220 people in 2 plants.
Major Achievements:
 Transformed existing 35yr old factory into modern thriving highly profitable World class standards manufacturing facility.
 Headed up the plant during production output increase from T/O 38m to 60m€
 Successfully led organizational restructuring and factory layout changes.
 Successfully Increased production output by over 140% after project completion
 Introduced effective Process Flow, Quality Plan, Lean Manufacturing including Sixth Sigma
 Integrated new products and new production processes into existing plant

GENERAL MANAGER  (OCT 2003 – JUNE 2012)
KTI PRINT (KTI Group)
HONG KONG + ZONGSHAN, CHINA
The KTI Group are manufacturers of complex machinery used in the Printing, Packaging and Corrugator industries.
I led the team that built the China Factory from a Greenfield sites to a fully operational manufacturing facility. This including planning and implementing factory production line layout. Purchased, installed, commissioned machinery, established best working practises, sourced and managed supply chain and all manufacturing processes. We used Lean manufacturing such Sixth Sigma and other techniques.
Major Achievements:
 Built and fitted out the factory under budget and 2 months ahead of schedule.
 Perfected 1400 wide range of Cut to Register and plain web sheeters.
 Achieved build time on average 20% faster than our competitors and at a reduced cost base.
 Introduced new 1000 wide sheeter especially designed for the h1gh quality multi-colour printing markets.

GENERAL OPERATIONS MANAGER (JAN 2000 – SEP 2003) (FIXED TERM CONTRACT)
BARRY-WEHMILLER INTERNATIONAL GROUP
SINGAPORE
They are a Group of Companies providing high end sheeting machinery solutions to many market sectors including printing, Pulp, Paper and Board Mills.
I controlled our offices, staff and operations in Singapore, Taipei, Shanghai, Manila and Bangkok. I opened new Service Centres of Excellence in Beijing and Wuxi. Supervised and controlled installations, rebuilds, commissioning, parts supply and all relevant staff comprising 5 nationalities. Full Profit/Loss responsibility plus managed supply chain, recruitment and outsourcing.

GENERAL MANAGER (& PROJECT MANAGER) (JAN 1994-JAN 2000)
STRACHAN HENSHAW MACHINERY – UK
SHM were manufacturers of high end sheeting (CTR and plain web) equipment to the Printing, Packaging, Pulp, Paper and Board industries.
I was in full control of all manufacturing and production facilities employing 280 people direct and another 130 plus indirect employees.I controlled quality, design, production, assembly, supply chain, commercial contracts and all related business functions.
Major Achievements:
 Headed the company when we increased from 31 to 48 Million T/O in 3 years
 Reduced lead times and installation times by over 30% on average
 Innovated production processes and aided in new machine designs
 Opened new territories in South America and the Russian Federation

GENERAL & PROJECT MANAGER (AUG 1991 – JAN 1994) FIXED TERM CONTRACT
ALMUTLAQ SEREK – SAUDI ARABIA
AS Group were manufacturers of high quality Automotive and industrial components. We supplied also Power Generation, Oil, Gas, Commercial Vehicles and I had full responsibility and control of 3 factories in 3 locations employing over 430 people with an annual turnover of over 40 Million USD. Full Profit/Loss responsibility plus manufacturing and production control.

GENERAL MANAGER & PROJECT MANAGER (SEPT 1980 – AUG 1991)
AUTOCOOL ENGINEERING – UK
AE were manufacturers of high quality Commercial, Industrial and Plant Cooling Systems to Power Plants, Oil, Gas and Commercial Automotive industries.