I am a hands-on production, engineering and maintenance manager with strong people engagement skills and results-driven attitude. With more than 17 years of experience, I have a career history of operational excellence within project start up & high growth operations within a multinational company.

Experience

  • MANAGER, PRODUCTION, ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE

    at BSH Home Appliances

    August 2014 - at Present

    Tekirdağ

    In charge of over 600 employees and 3 mEUR overhead and 10 mEUR investment budget with full responsibility to deliver state of the art appliances. Competently carry out Lean Manufacturing strategies to ensure the most cost-effective production process. (e.g. 5S, Kaizen, SMED, CIP, Top Idea, LPC, 14Q) Orchestrate cross-functional teams through root cause analysis by using agile Scrum Drive and execute System CIP projects for bottleneck operations to reach the True North and Business requirements according to value stream mapping and design approach Head up with maintenance team to execute effectively preventive, predictive and planned maintenance activities surpassed the target goal of production losses 1.000.000 working hours in 2018-2019

  • HEAD OF PRODUCTION AND PRE-PRODUCTION SECTION

    at BSH Home Appliances

    January 2011 - July 2013

    Tekirdağ

    Spearheaded implementation of new processes to create productive and traceable rework operations management Replaced labour intense thermoforming processes while simultaneously enhancing workflow through new technologies. Played an integral role in leveraging the facility to a sustainable 5S maturity level Deployed BSH Production system philosophy in solo Cooling factory through intensive training programs Pioneered to build Factory & union platform to transform communication from conflict to collaboration Developed and implemented human relations barometer system to screen employee pulse check on regular basis

  • Production Engineer

    at BSH Home Appliances

    July 2007 - December 2010

    Tekirdağ

    Steered assembly line and thermoforming pre-production facilities of solo Cooling factory with 2 engineers and 250 blue collars with the guidance of BSH Production System principles.

  • MANAGER, PRODUCTION

    at KOMSAN Air Compressor

    January 2004 - April 2006

    İstanbul

    Supervised and managed special manufacturing operations from machinery to paint shop with a team of 3 engineers and 32 blue collars. Established operational policies and implemented process improvements to ensure superior quality and outstanding output of customized air compressors and airend. Contributed management strategies with developing work force, facilitating efficiency and maximizing quality level Successfully generated cost savings by stabilizing production processes, resulting in lower consumption of raw materials (e.g., decreasing paint powder consumption by 15%) Managed and completed a wide range of maintenance and repairs for the machines, equipment and factory building.

  • Production Planning Chief

    at KOMSAN Air Compressor

    September 2002 - December 2003

    İstanbul

    Additional Experience as Production Planning Chief (2002-2004), KOMSAN, Turkey

Education

  • MBA

    at Bahçeşehir Universty

    2019 - at Present (1 year) İstanbul

  • Authentic Leadership

    at BSH Academy

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • SCRUM (Agile Problem Solving Methodology)

    at BSH Academy

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Change Management

    at BSH Academy

    2012 - 2012 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Performance Evaluation

    at Masters Training International

    2011 - 2011 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Communication and Convincing Techniques

    at Onat Academy

    2010 - 2010 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Basic FMEA training

    at Bosch Academy

    2010 - 2010 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Machine Risk Assessment and Security Revisions

    at PILZ

    2010 - 2010 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Occupational Safety

    at Casgem

    2009 - 2009 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • SMED Quick Changeover Basic Training

    at GEMBA Engineering Management Consultancy

    2008 - 2008 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Moderation & Facilitation

    at Ufuk Koc Training and Consultancy,

    2008 - 2008 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Training of the Trainer

    at Ufuk Koc Training and Consultancy

    2008 - 2008 (1 year) Tekirdağ

  • Italian Basics

    at Centro Italiano

    2007 - 2007 (1 year) Campania

  • Mechanical Engineer

    at Yıldız Technical University

    1996 - 2002 (6 years) İstanbul

Languages

  • German Elementary

  • English Negotiation

  • Italian Elementary

  • Turkish Native

Hives