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Expert in Green Environmently Friendly Water Conditioning Professional

Expert ID: 728039 Canada

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Senior Operations Management, 25+ years senior management experience in diversified industries, ranging through environmental technologies (water conditioning, water purification including pre treatment, waste water treatment), food and beverages (meat and pet food processing, beer and soft drink production), to production high technology products.
A result oriented, hands on, lean thinking leader in managing, directing, evaluating, organizing and training Lean Manufacturing principles and JIT practices, using various tools as 5S, Kaizen, Visual management, Kanban, TQM. Creative and innovative, “thinking outside the box” to improve processes, productivity, efficiency, profitability and competitive advantage. Analyzed operations activities and results to determine areas for improvement: Optimized processes and operations to increase productivity and reduce costs, reduced liaison by 50%, improved efficiency and capacity by over 120%. Provided staff leadership through team building and supervision to work towards common goals. M.Sc. Industrial Engineering (major: Advanced Manufacturing Systems) from Brunel University, London (UK), with Control Engineering background.



Designed and installed PWC (Physical Water Conditioner) based HVAC water treatment systems (along with
conductivity control, hardness particle removal utilizing separation and/or filtration). The patented solution has
been successful in thousands of installations worldwide. see www.scalebuster.com for more.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: M.Sc. Subject: Industrial Engineering Institution: Brunel University London UK

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President and CEO Department: Management Responsibilities: Runs a developing and manufacturing company of PWC (Physical Water Conditioners) with Global Marketing Network.
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: Normerica Title: Director, Project Department: Project Management Responsibilities: Designed and executed a new wet dog food plant in Thailand (process, layout, equipment - choosing, sourcing, testing, installation/commissioning). Extensively travelled the Far East for sourcing, designing and testing the equipment. Negotiated terms, conditions, specs and pricing.
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: Degremont Technologies Title: Director, Operation Department: Management Responsibilities: Responsible for Operation, production, engineering (incl. project management), purchasing and supply chain (including multiple warehouses). Introduced lean concepts as well as visual management tools. Implemented SAP B1 ERP system
Years: 2006 to 2008 Employer: JVL Title: Production Plant Manager Department: Plant Responsibilities: Introduced lean concepts, designed and built a semi automatic assembly line (along with production cells) and warehouse, improved capacity, efficiency and quality. Transferred parts manufacturing to China (importing kits for local assembly). Implemented TQM and tested 100%of the product.
Years: 1998 to 2006 Employer: Blue Green Technologies Title: COO Department: Management Responsibilities: Managed a dozen of municipal WWTPs and service/operating of over 50 industrial WWTPs nation wide. Introduced/ implemented change management ( from -$1.2M annually to +$1M operational within 2 years). Built a strong operations team.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2010 to 2011 Country / Region: Far East (China, Hong Kong, S. Korea, Taiwan, Thailand) Summary: Sourced process/packaging equipment for a dog food plant built in Thailand (including spec change, negotiation for cost, terms, conditions and design)
Years: 1993 to 1994 Country / Region: Europe (Germany) Summary: Consulted brewery engineering/management for packaging process and layout improvement (to add capacity to a an existing bottling plant)
Years: 2002 to 2006 Country / Region: Israel Summary: Was involved in many WWTP operation improvements (for many municipalities nationwide)

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Experienced with PWC (physical water conditioning) and non-chemical HVAC water treatment.
Consulted to Breweries, Winery (bottling), Water Bottling companies. Food industrial waste water plants (frozen vegetable plant, meat processing, brewery, jam/oil processing plant, coffee packaging plant.
Worked with Oil&Gas/mining customers to prepare and check specifications/tenders for WWTP and PWTP (camps)
Training / Seminars
Experienced with PWC (physical water conditioning) and non-chemical HVAC water treatment.
WWTP Operating Procedures and Manuals
PWC HVAC installation/operation O&M
Machine Operation, troubleshooting and parts catalogue (using CAD) for a meat processing plans and a bottling plant (beer, soft/ carbonated drinks)
Vendor Selection
Sourced/ managed vendors in Canada, USA, Far East (China, S. Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand) and worldwide (Europe, Middle East, South Africa)
Marketing Experience
Experienced with PWC (physical water conditioning) and non-chemical HVAC water treatment.
Experienced with MAP (modified atmosphere packaging) for food. Experienced with bottling processes/equipment/layouts. Experienced with Wastewater treatments as well as process/potable water treatments. Experienced with PWC (physical water conditioning) and non-chemical HVAC water treatment.
Other Relevant Experience
Experienced with change management, a change agent who communicates well with all levels in any organization (works very well with executives, then develops procedures with managers, and later implements the required changes with staff on the production floor)

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent

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