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Summary

  • Industrial Engineering is my background with multidisciplinary international experience in R&D, project engineering, laboratory management, process improvement and quality management;
  • Effectively linking functional leaders and external bodies to meet customer needs.

Experiences

Past Experience

  • Intermediate and career development Overijse, Belgium
    January 2013 --- April 2016

    • Sabbatical (renovation), courses in engineering and project management, interim, digitalization of administration at Voedselhulp Overijse.

  • Project Engineer, Laboratory Manager, Quality Manager Overijse, Belgium
    July 2002 --- July 2012

    • R&D project manager & project engineer: Development of new technical products and systems in the field of vibration isolation and supportive mechanisms; leading and executing R&D projects; invented and implemented a Flexible Platform Edge that narrows the gap between passenger platforms and oncoming metro/tram/train; commercial project engineering A to Z.
    • Quality Manager: Leading quality certification projects at HQ, its local production facility and at French subsidiary; continual improvement while increasing quality mindset at all levels.
    • Laboratory Manager at my early career in CDM: supporting R&D and commercial projects, static & dynamic tests on materials and assemblies, environmental tests, ...., establishing new technical datasheets for the group.
    • Leading process improvement projects at Belgian and French facilities.

  • Process Engineer Consultant Almere, Netherlands
    January 2002 --- June 2002

    • Process improvement, reduction of cost and environmental impact of mid-size metallic containers.

  • Customer Support Manager Europe Louvain-la-Neuve, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
    July 1999 --- July 2001

    • Responsible for service & support of the European customers in a high demanding multinational and strict customer requests in the field of mechatronics; handled major crisis situations while maintaining good customer satisfaction that lead to continual increase of sales.
    • Operations management including installations, training, team management, interventions, budget, service contracts, etc.

  • Asia Pacific Application Engineer Ofaqim, Israel, China, Hong Kong
    May 1998 --- May 1999

    • Training customers and supporting mechatronics systems in Asia Pacific. Coordinating manufacturers in China to decrease machine cost and delivery time.

  • New Product developer Be'er Sheva, Israel
    January 1996 --- May 1998

    • Product Developer for the automotive, air-conditioning, packaging, building, agriculture and food industries.
    • Invented and implemented a Growing Containers’ Line System for Green Houses.
    • Design of moulds and related accessories.

  • Production Department Manager Be'er Sheva, Israel
    September 1992 --- December 1995

    • Optimization of Micro EPS production process and reduction of cycle time - recognized by BASF as a worldwide technical achievement.
    • Management of the production, a team, quality, maintenance and department development.

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
AutoCADCADAutodesk InventorProject Management R&DQuality ManagementQuality Control (QC)Quality AuditingQuality Assurance (QA)TestingMechanical EngineeringMechanical designProduct EngineeringProduct developmentProduct designFailure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)Brain StormingProcess improvementRoot Cause Analysis (RCA)

Education

  • Bachelor in Industrial Engineering from Ben Gurion University and Rupin Academy in 1991

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Full Proficiency
Dutch
Professional Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 2 days per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Overijse, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes