Airton Ferreira Managed Business Improvements projects for over 10 years focusing on reducing costs, improving productivity and maximizing the use of assets. Worked in Manufacturing and Logistics for over 30 years, with general experience in both areas. Managed Production, Processes, Projects, Quality, Safety and Maintenance and has vast experience in supply chain.Studied and implemented Best e-Procurement Practices, working with professionals from the United States, Canada, Italy, England, and Germany.
Developed several lean projects implementing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), 5S’s, visual management and other concepts applied in Logistics and Manufacturing environments. Has a “Shop floor” view and ease to communicate with all hierarchical levels.
Directly and actively participated in the administrative and financial planning of operations, preparing costs, sales process, and commercial negotiations.
Responsible for the Business Improvement Area as Master Black Belt for Berry Plastics from 2015 to 2017, developing six sigma projects in South America with six Black Belts and up to 80 Green Belts. (Benefits = US$20 million in two years).
Airton holds a bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil), an Specialization in Work Safety Engineering also from Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (Brazil) and an Executive MBA in Marketing from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (Brazil). Green Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificated.
Operational excellence and innovation leadership, leveraging Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Guided improvement from concept to deployment under the direction of expert consultants.
Adonis Partners has a global reach with consultants located in the Americas, Europe and Asia.