Jesús Fernández García
Jesús has more than 20 years of experience in the industrial sector, both in factory management and R&D which he gained after graduating Industrial Engineer in 1995 at University of Oviedo (Spain).
He has mainly worked for Thyssenkrupp in the Elevator Business, but also in other fields as Shelving systems, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies or Product Design. Currently Jesús holds the position of Production Director in a factory of escalators and conveyors, leading a great team of 350 professionals aiming to achieve Operational Excellence.
In the case study Jesús will share following experience:
- Labor intensive process with low volume market is a challenging environment for a European factory to succeed despite the fierce Chinese competition
- Our strategy is based on 3 drivers: reliability +flexibility +innovation
- LEAN + teamwork + 4.0 technologies are the enablers to realize the strategy
- Facts & figures, hits & misses in the journey