Karim H

Plant Manager - 16 Years of Experience


Plant Manager

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Accomplishments: * Transfer operations from Romorantin, France to Belen, New Mexico. * OSHA Incident Rate from %3 to less than 1% OIR. Best plant in NORAM from 59 plants * OTD from 65% to 98% and improving * Quality complaints from 8 per Quarter to 1. * Improved EBITDA from 21% to 35% * Implemented the Clariant Production System in 6 months( Bronze level) * Lean Sigma Approach. Championed two black belt projects with 750k CHF in savings * Improved Customer satisfaction by turning green their score on scorecards. * Improved Topline/Sales by 8% in NORAM and 12% in EMEA. * Turned around medical plant operation from crisis situation in 4 to 6 months. Chromalloy August 2014 - February 2016 An OEM company that provides coatings, authorized repairs, castings, and OEM manufacturing and overhauls for gas turbine engines. The company serves the Aerospace industry, Commercial Aviation, US Military (Air force and Navy) and Energy sectors. Plant Manager Southwest Operations (Phoenix, AZ/Mexicali, Mexico). Responsible for P&L and all operational cost drivers and inventory levels, 350 associates, logistics inbound and outbound $68 Million in sales per year. Metals machining, forging, Operations leadership in the industry of metal bonding, Mostly a machining operation, CNC (5 axis) wet jet, NDT testing, overhaul products ready for space flight. Accomplishments: * Transfer operations from LA, CA to Mexicali, Mexico * OTD from 20% to 90% and improving. * Launch for CFM56-HPT'S and LM2500 engines. * DMAIC project, saved $700k per year * Improved EBITDA from 8% to 14% * Improved AZ Honeywell unit from 75% to 98% OTD.





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