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JULIAN STARK

Process Improvement Consultant

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Summary

In 2017 I graduated for Industrial Engineering at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Since January 2019 I have been a QRM advisor & project manager at  PROPOS software . Before that I worked for Kooima Company (Rock Valley, Iowa, USA) as a Process Improvement Engineer, where I was responsible for the implementation of Quick Response Manufacturing and Lean . During the 3 years that I worked for Kooima Company, I learned how QRM helps a job shop with a high mix / low volume production environment to reduce lead times by more than 30% and increase on-time delivery by more than 35% .

Work experience

Januari 2019 - Heden

QRM ADVISOR & PROJECT MANAGER

@PROPOS software

As a Quick Response Manufacturing advisor I guide the customers of PROPOS software in designing their processes based on the principles of QRM. As a project manager I lead projects to implement PROPOS.

Nov 2015 - Dec 2018 (3 jaar)

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT ENGINEER

My goal as a Process Improvement Engineer at Kooima Company was to advise management on how to shorten the lead time of production and improve the efficiency of machines and operators. Over the course of 3 years, we successfully implemented Quick Response Manufacturing, resulting in a lead time reduction of more than 30% and an increase in on-time delivery of more than 15%. 

As part of the project we have implemented PROPOS software, a production planning software based on the principles of QRM and Lean.

Jan 2017 - Mei 2017

INTERNSHIP OUTPUT IMPROVEMENT

As a graduation internship I advised Nedco BV - a wholesaler of plastic products, presentation displays and Sluban building block toys - how to increase output by at least 30% by adapting the organizational strategy and structure based on socio-technical principles.

Sept 2014 - Feb 2016

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPER

At Hollandia Infra BV - a company specialized in building bridges and complex steel structures - I gained experience as an organizational developer and project assistant in a culture changing project. In addition to supporting corporate culture related projects, I also did a lot of design work for Hollandia Infra BV. This includes icons for their website, on posters and in company magazines. I also played a major role in the design of a company brochure.

2011 - 2013

WAREHOUSE EMPLOYEE

During this part-time job I was responsible for loading and unloading the goods and keeping the warehouse in order.

Education

2022 - 2024

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING (MASTERS)

In this study I became familiar with the entire process from design to evaluation of processes and product development within a technical or industrial setting. In this training I learned how organizations can continue to distinguish themselves in a competitive market.

2013 - 2017

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING (Bachelor's)

Within this program I have learned about concepts such as workflow optimization (Lean Six Sigma, QRM), Project Management as well as Business and Business Administration.

Mei 2019 - Juli 2019

QRM SILVER TRAINING

During this 10-week training I was trained as a QRM Silver Specialist.

Sep 2016 - Feb 2017

MINOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

During this minor I was trained as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.

2008 - 2013

HAVO

Profile Economics & Society (E&M) with Physics and Mathematics B as an in-depth subject.

Computer skills

Lean Six Sigma Minitab©, Microsoft Office (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Designing with CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop, Google SketchUp, work with and maintaining NAS Systemen (Synology).

Hobbies & Interests

Building websites (view my projects); repair mobile phones; to design; photography; model building; ICT systems; music; to travel.

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