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CAREER OBJECTIVE:To become a respected, admired and competent manager implementing, maintaining and teaching lean methods in supply chain and business processes using, as a foundation, the Toyota Way and the Toyota Production System (TPS) Specialties: Logistics network design, JIT (just in time) logistics operations, Value Stream Mapping (VSM) and process improvement, inventory management, process excellence, S&OP. Personal Skills: Problem solving, result driven, fact based, creative thinking, team player, consensus building, ability to take action and persevering to achieve results


Current Experience

  • EMEA Supply chain Manager
    Since October 2013
    Responsibility: EMEA E2E supply chain responsibility (service, demand, supply and inventory) • Lead EMEA Supply Chain (SC) yearly target setting definition (70M$ business) • Manage inventory levels for European central hub (29M$ value) • Lead EMEA S&OP process for 2 plants (115M$ annual revenue business) • Cross functional Supply Chain optimization project member

Past Experience

  • EMEA Senior Supply chain analyst
    June 2012 --- September 2013
    Responsibility: EMEA demand plan and 1 plant production plan for Mentor Business unit • Lead and Standardize the EMEA country/cluster S&OP process (70M$ business) • Manage inventory levels for 1 Mentor plant at the central hub (4M$ value) • Lead Supply S&OP process for 1 Mentor plant (14M$ annual revenue business) • Lead Lean improvements and operation excellence projects

  • Business Reform Senior Specialist
    January 2011 --- May 2012
    Responsibility: European Manufacturing Company (EMC) SC process excellence. Pan-European cross-company projects • Yokoten (share) best practice across 3 EMCs (operations and systems) -> 25% floor space reduction • Lead Kaizen activities for ordering and inventory management process across 3 EMCs (1.6M€ cost reduction) • Strengthen department BPM (Business Process Modeling) -> work standardization

  • Specialist - Business Reform department
    April 2008 --- December 2010
    Responsibility: European Manufacturing Company (EMCs) supply chain process • Lead Kaizen activities to improve manufacturing flexibility (France vehicle plant) -> 40% floor space reduction • Lead Kaizen activities to improve logistics planning flexibility (15% planning Lead time reduction) • Support Kaizen project to improve plant logistics Operations (France vehicle plant- Improve shop)(25% reduction in line shortages, 10% overflow reduction)

  • Junior Logistics planning specialist
    September 2006 --- March 2008
    Responsibility: Design logistics routing for TPCA (Toyota Peugeot Citroen Automotive) • Implement flexible logistics network via cyclic Route review (Plan Do Check Act cycle) -> 1.3M€ cost reduction • Perform problem solving and operations kaizen (400K€ cost reduction) •Daily logistics operation abnormalities follow up: Short-shipped freight, strikes, snow crisis

  • Primary logistics manager assistant
    February 2006 --- August 2006
    Responsibility: Stock control, support SAP implementation, weekly production report


LinkedIn Assessment :
MRPBusiness ProcessSupply ManagementSix SigmaProject PlanningQuality ManagementDemand PlanningManufacturing Operations ManagementRoot Cause AnalysisTPMMaterials ManagementmanagementLogisticsStrategyAnalysisProject ManagementLeadershipProblem SolvingInventory ManagementTeamworkConsensus BuildingToyota Production SystemKaizenJITValue Stream MappingLean ManufacturingSupply ChainLead Time ReductionContinuous ImprovementHeijunkaA3PDCA5SCost ReductionPoka Yoke5 WhyKaizen FacilitationProcess improvementOperational ExcellenceBusiness Process ImprovementSupply Chain ManagementLean LogisticsCross-functional team leadershipSupply Chain OptimizationManufacturingAutomotiveKanbanIndustrial EngineeringProduction PlanningDMAIC


  • Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from Università di Bologna in 2006

Training and Certification

  • BSCM Certification
  • Toyota process excellence (TBP) senior specialist level Certification
  • Toyota process excellence (TBP) specialist level Certification


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Area / Region

Anversa, Belgio


Driving License
  • Yes