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Manager Plant

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Deggendorf, BY, 94469, Germany
Posted:
April 30, 2018

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FRANZ RITZEL

Weinberg * b

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ac5apf@r.postjobfree.com

+49-160-**-**-**-**

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IAC-GROUP, PLATTLING/GERMANY, ZWIESEL/GERMANY, BORN/NETHERLANDS AND BALS/ROMANIA

General Plant Manager, May 2016 – present

Responsible for overall plant operations for 4 facilities including Production, Quality, Logistics, Process engineering, Plant-/Industrial engineering, Finance and CI.

Developed strategic plan for “Best product for region and plant”.

Involved in a strategic team to prepare for the strategic planning of expansion.

Responsible for P & L and Capex-planning and controlling.

Responsible to implement a structured KPI-system together with CIP and TPM.

Multi plant/operations management inclusive implementation of change management and restructuring.

Strong turnaround execution together with implementation and managing of WAR-ROOM and KPIs.

Successful launches of major programs for Audi A5 DP and BMW F60 IP.

Major achievements:

oHelped to receive the first time business from JLR in continental Europe (X540 IP and Center Console for Bals and Pillar molding for Plattling). Succefully launched this program on time and received full PPAP on time.

oHelped to receive incremental business from Ford (B726 IP, Center Console and Doors for Bals).

Took over more responsibility for all European plants in regards of technology, launch and strategic planning on reasonable automation level.

Acted as an intermediate liaison between 13 plants in Europe.

IAC-GROUP, PLATTLING/GERMANY, ZWIESEL/GERMANY AND BORN/NETHERLANDS

General Plant Manager, November 2015 - present

Responsible for overall plant operations for 3 facilities including Production, Quality, Logistics, Process engineering, Plant-/Industrial engineering, Finance and CI.

Responsible for P & L and Capex-planning and controlling.

Responsible to implement a structured KPI-system together with CIP and TPM.

Multi plant/operations management inclusive implementation of change management and restructuring.

Strong turnaround execution together with implementation and managing of WAR-ROOM and KPIs.

Major achievements:

oSuccessfully launched several major programs (BMW F60 IP in Born, AUDI A5 Doors in Plattling and Zwiesel).

oImproved the OEE from 78% to 83% and scrap from 4,5% to 2,8% in Born.

oCreated the first time since 6 years a positive budget in Born.

oImplemented a second airbag deployment chamber in Born.

IAC-GROUP, PLATTLING AND ZWIESEL/GERMANY

General Plant Manager, June 2015 – October 2015

Responsible for overall plant operations for 2 facilities including Production, Quality, Logistics, Process engineering, Plant-/Industrial engineering, Finance and CI.

Responsible for P & L and Capex-planning and con trolling.

Responsible to implement a structured KPI-system together with CIP and TPM.

Helped to launch the Audi Q7 Door Assembly line at IAC/Lozorno regarding tooling, equipment, processes and efficiency.

Major achievements:

oTurned the business around in the following areas:

Reduced headcount from 1000 to 800 employees.

Improved OEE from 82% to 88%.

Reduced scrap from 2,8% to 0,9%.

Turned around from a long time negative OI to a profit of 4,3%.

Reduced the PPM from 192 to 19.

Implemented a strong team.

MAUSER GMBH, HAMBURG/GERMANY

Plant Manager, March 2014 – May, 2015

Responsible for overall plant operations for 3 facilities including Production, Quality, Logistics, Process engineering, Plant-/Industrial engineering, Finance and CI.

Responsible for P & L and Capex-planning and con trolling

Responsible to implement a structured KPI-system together with CIP and TPM

Actively lead a the team of engineers, techs and operators as CIP-Manager

Support of the MPS-System (Mauser Production System)

Successful change management and restructuring.

Strong turnaround execution together with implementation and managing of WAR-ROOM and KPIs.

APTAR GROUP, FREYUNG/GERMANY

Manager Production and Industrial Engineering, September 2012 – February 2014

Demonstrate expertise in overall plant operations in areas of Production, Maintenance, Industrial engineering and Preparation.

Management Team Member and responsible for the P & L in operations.

Responsible for reorganization and implementation of Production, Industrial Engineering, Maintenance and Preparation.

Hire, manage and direct a team of 380 operators, technicians and engineers in the different departments.

Responsible to implement a complete maintenance system to reduce downtime in the overall operation.

Lead a team of engineers and technician regarding systematical problem solving system to improve overall efficiency.

Actively implemented a CIP process and let a team of engineers, techs and operators as CIP-Manager

Helped to implement a Stage-Gate-Process to improve the overall program timing for new programs.

Helped to implement a new first piece approval process to cut it in half.

Successfully managed a CIP-Team for the HEINZ non spill flip top cap to increase the annual capacity from 150,000,000 to 190,000,000 pieces/year.

Demonstrated great success together with a team to improve all key KPIs (OEE, scrap, downtime, labor rate, cycle time efficiency, cavity efficiency, etc.).

Successfully reorganized the layout for the assembly department to optimize the value stream and reduced labor rate by 30 %.

Implemented a 3.000.000 Euro box automation improve the value stream in the molding department and reduced the labor rate by 20 %.

Responsible to develop and monitor the plant and operations CAPEX.

Implemented the APS (Aptar Production System; similar to the TPS) together with training to all the team members.

Successfully implemented SMED into the production to reduce the change over time.

Interact frequently in global Aptar production, quality and engineering work shops.

Team member of the global Aptar CIP-Team of excellence in molding and assembly.

KUNSTSTOFF- TECHNIK SCHERER & TRIER USA INC., SALINE, MICHIGAN UNITED STATES

Industrial Engineering, Tooling, Automation and CIP-Manager, Jan 2012 – July 2012

Coordinated the layout of a new warehouse with contractors and organized a complete overhaul of the company’s production environment.

Implemented a Preventive Maintenance program and managed a team of Maintenance technicians and Process engineers for injection molding, extrusion and assembly of automotive plastic trim.

Implemented a CIP-process with immediate improvement of efficiency.

Manage supplier development and procurement of new tooling, equipment and services.

Responsible for specifications for all new processes, equipment and tooling.

Calculate and create all piece and tooling prices for new programs and engineering changes.

Successfully launched the FORD CD391 and Mercedes M-Class program in a minimum timeframe with just local suppliers. Kept the budget for these programs below plan.

Interact heavily with company owners in development of business strategies, planning and new growth initiatives.

Plant Manager, Feb 2005 – Dec 2011

Demonstrated expertise in overall plant operations in areas of Production, Maintenance and Logistics.

Management Team Member and responsible for the P & L in operations.

Responsible for the technical and logistical start up and set up of the new plant.

Hired, managed and directed a team of 150 operators, technicians and engineers.

Responsible as a Program Manager for the several FORD and BMW programs until full PPAP.

Successfully launched FORD C170, U377, C346, D258, VW RM, VW411, GMT561, MB W166, MB X166 and BMW F25 extrusion, injection molding and assembly programs.

Achieved industry recognized quality certifications for the company: FORD Q1, ISO 14001 and TS 16949.

Responsible to develop and monitor the plant and operations CAPEX.

Successfully managed and implemented the Daimler Chrysler PM49 PPAP program.

Procured and managed acquisition of plastic resin for more than $200,000,000 and tooling and equipment for more than $30,000,000 for multiple automotive platforms and customers.

KUNSTSTOFF-TECHNIK SCHERER & TRIER GMBH, MICHELAU, BAVARIA GERMANY

Manager Process and Tool Development, Oct 1993 – Jan 2005

Designed and set up Saturn program inclusive of the complete automation process at Magna International, Inc. plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Designed, facilitated and implemented a complete injection molding operation for a new plant in Chivasso, Italy. This plant was built to supply FIAT with 2-shot and insert technology products.

Transferred more than 1,000 processes and molds into production together with all the required quality documents, process flows and parameter settings via internal PPAP technique for many different technologies like IMD, Insert molding, GID, WIT, stack molds, etc.

Supervised and managed a team of 20 skilled technicians and engineers.

Moved the tooling processes and equipment for the VW Passat program to SAIC/China, inclusive of the PPAP and customer training, spending six weeks in Shanghai to oversee the implementation process.

In six months, developed and set up seven injection molds, robots, secondary equipment and Engel injection molding machines for Daimler Chrysler PM49 Program at Engel, Austria. After the initial set up in Austria, was responsible for the technical and logistical transfer of this program to the company’s new plant in Saline, Michigan.

Supervisor Process and Tool Development, Feb 1990 – Sep 1993

Responsible for all the activities in first shift for development of processes and injection molding tools.

Supervised and managed a team of 6 technicians and engineers.

Apprenticeship to Plastic and Rubber Technician focus Injection Molding, Sep 1987 – Jan 1990

EDUCATION

SKZ WUERZBURG, WUERZBURG, BAVARIA GERMANY

Bachelor Plastics and Rubber Technology, May 2004

STAATLICHE BERUFSSCHULE REHAU, REHAU, BAVARIA GERMANY

Journeyman in Plastic and Rubber Technology, February 1990

STAATLICHE REALSCHULE, BURGKUNSTADT, BAVARIA GERMANY

Mittlere Reife, July 1987

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Experienced at taking overwhelming, large projects and creating organized, efficient and productive plans for successful implementation and installation.

Effective manager - excellent in customer relations and skilled in negotiations.

Exceptional interpersonal skills – capable of interacting and working with a variety of personalities.

Restructuring

Change Management

Turnaround execution

Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt

Value-Stream Mapping

SMED specialist

TPM

Excellent knowledge in the following technologies:

2-shot, 3-shot, IMD, GIT, WIT, insert, back-molding

multi component extrusion up to 7 different materials

blow-molding

robot assembly

industrial robot painting

all aspects of automation (6-axis and linear robots, etc.)

secondary operations like friction welding, hot plate welding, sonic welding, hot-cold air staking, assembly, continuous motion assembly, vacuum lamination, press lamination, laser cutting and trimming, etc.

Experienced in Lotus Notes.

Good knowledge in AS400, SAP, MES, QAD

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS-Project)

Fluent in speaking, writing and spelling in English and German.

Willing to travel as required.



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