Expert in Textile Operations, General management, Lean and Excellence Manufacturing
Expert ID: 732364 Sri Lanka
Expert served as a freelance textile production consultant from 1988 to 1990. He is currently an independent consultant in textiles and apparel.
|Year: 1993||Degree: Bachelor||Subject: Strategic Business Management (ICG)||Institution: French Management Institute|
|Year: 1982||Degree: Engineering Diploma||Subject: Aeronautic||Institution: ESTACA (Higher School of Aeronautic and Automobile Construction Techniques), Paris|
|Years: 2015 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Independent Consultant||Department: Textiles and Apparel||Responsibilities: Expert provides counsel and assistance to clients with the following spheres of the apparel industry: General management; operation excellence; production strategy; factory audit, setup and restructuring; continuous improvement and lean implementation; team building; recruitment assistance; design/development audit and training; supply chain and efficiency; and performance audit preparation.|
|Years: 2014 to 2014||Employer: Hop Lun Apparel (Bangladesh)||Title: Factory General Manager||Department: Design, Development and Manufacturing||Responsibilities: Reporting to Chairman, Expert was responsible for an expansion plan review and bottlenecks correction as well as a full layout review to ensure regular flow at full capacity. He was also responsible for driving vendor and technical compliance to ensure factory full compliance with Accord
standards in Feb 2015, SOP implementation.
|Years: 2013 to 2014||Employer: Gateway Underwear (Cambodia)||Title: Consultant; General Manager||Department: Design, Development and Manufactuing||Responsibilities: Reporting to Chairman, Expert drove all operations from first commercial contact to OT delivery, including design, development, purchasing, merchandising, production, HR and finances. He was responsible for implementation of M&S SOP and plan for Lean Manufacturing change.|
|Years: 2012 to 2013||Employer: DeltaGalil (Cairo)||Title: Managing Operations Director||Department: Knitting and Manufacturing of Underwear||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for the Management and Development of Delta Textiles Egypt Manufacturing Operations. He also handled the manufacturing and implementation of a new operating system with corrective actions using lean manufacturing methodology. Expert also stewarded the review and correction of supply critical chain, loading plans and general planning, factories learning curves improvement.|
|Years: 2009 to 2011||Employer: Atlantic Group||Title: General Manager Deputy||Department: Creation, Knitting, Manufacturing, Washing and Finishing: Jeans||Responsibilities: Reporting to Chairman and Owner, he was in charge of overall operations, from creation to deliveries, budgets, HR, finance and customers' relationship. Expert implemented a restructuring plan to resolve internal management issues and adapt the company to the international economic crisis: headcount of directs and
overheads compressed by 40% to adapt the company to revised client portfolio.
|Years: 1994 to 2008||Employer: Atlantic Group||Title: Industrial Director (1994-2003); General Manager Deputy (2004-2008)||Department: Creation and Manufacturing: Corsetry, Swimwear||Responsibilities: Expert was in charge of overall operations, from design to deliveries, budgets, finance, HR and customers' relationship. He was also responsible for lean manufacturing process implementation and ISO9001 certification achievement.|
|Years: 1990 to 1994||Employer: Broderies Deschamps||Title: Technical Director||Department: Industrial Embroidery||Responsibilities: He was in charge of production -- from sketches to final deliveries, including R&D, purchasing, planning and logistics. Expert was also responsible for the implementation of performance analysis and control boards: budget, loading plans and
cost by customer/product. He also managed the process of changing two subsidiaries into production franchises, enabling a reduction in fixed costs while maintaining production volumes.
|Years: 1988 to 1990||Employer: Self-Employed||Title: Freelance Consultant||Department: Textile Production||Responsibilities: Expert provided assistance in textile production relocated to Tunisia. Garment categories included sportswear and winter sports. He also negotiated with customers and conducted audit and follow-up of local manufacturers. Expert monitored logistics and customs procedures, quality control and return of finished
|Years: 1986 to 1988||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Founder and Manager||Department: All||Responsibilities: Expert created a company specialized in small series, rep samples series, in sportswear garments.|
|Years: 1983 to 1986||Employer: Comehor||Title: Production Manager||Department: Manufacturing||Responsibilities: Company engages in the manufacturing of small metal bars of turned parts for automotive and aerospacent. Expert was in charge of purchasing, planning and costing.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1986 to 2015||Country / Region: France, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Cambodia, Bangladesh||Summary: Expert's extensive work in the apparel and textiles industry has taken his expertise to a variety of global locations.|