Curriculum Vitae

Name: Johan Smit
Address: Haringvliet 17, 5626 CK, Eindhoven
Telephone number: +31 (0)40 – 2623790, +31 (0)6 – 30257664



2014 – 2016

Pharmaceutical Process Project Engineering

Organisation and execution of validation and qualification new production facility ‘Nuvaring’ MSD Oss.

Lean six sigma project manager. MSD Merck BioTech Oss.

  • project ‘sample logistics’, create compliant and qualified ‘chain of custody’ production test samples
  • Quality manual for Supply Chain Management department, creation and implemented
  • Project portfolio management, 80 projects: reporting, standardization accoording to MSPS, facilitate escalation and priority setting process aligned with Hoshin Kanri challenges
2009 – 2014

Lean Leader Cert. Black Belt General Electric Healthcare

leader of operational excellence programm. Productivity improvements realised and implementing lean culture towards ‘lean certified line & Black Belt certification’. Implementation and validation of automated Excel and SAP solutions.

2006 – 2009

Projectleider ASML

supply chain and manufacturing projects

2005 – 2006

Interim projectmanager

high tech equipment manufacturing, practicing Prince 2 methodology.

2004 – 2005

Director Operations – Fico Molding Systems B.V.

Responsible for engineering, logistics and production departments Fico Molding Systems B.V. respectively 60, 16 and 35 employees. Turnover Eur. 60 kk. Applied development and manufacturing  of chip packaging molds and mechanisations integrated into automatic systems.

  • Project- en product responsibility from order to delivery ‘buy off’ and ‘final acceptance’ of the system.
  • Production volume ramp up early 2004 and down end of  that year. Flexible response to semicon conjunctural wave.
  • Preparation and execution of restructuring programme, transfer of sourcing components and systems to Asia, Malaysia/China.
2001 – 2004

Development Manager KeyTec Netherlands B.V.

Managing engineering and project department.  Metal stamping, plastic injection moulding, productmodule assembly., inclusive serving local production centres in Hungary, China and Czech.Rep. Turnover EUR. 40 kk.

General Manager KeyTec Tilburg B.V.

Injection moulding plant divestment of Philips PMF KMT, 165 employees, 55 injection moulding machines, automated production cells. Market segments CRT, Lighting, Automotive. Turnover NLG. 40 kk.

  • General plant/location management.
  • Leading reorganisation process.
  • Transfer of production to  KeyTec plants in Hungary, China, Eindhoven, and Sittard.
1998 – 2001

Manager ‘Optical Components’ department, Philips
PMF, Competence Centre Plastics

Responsible for Development and manufacturing of plastic optics. Lenses and Mirrors for CD players, Barcode readers and office equipment. Preferred supplier for Philips optical storage, HP and Symbol Technologies Inc.
Key competences: interferometry, optical design, optical moulding process, coatings (non)reflective, cleanroom production environment, automatic production and packaging processes.
20 special for optical moulding equipped injection moulding machines.

  • Development and realisation of new lensmechanisations. Injectionmouldingmachine integrated with mechanization. Close cooperation with specialized partners.
  • Multi cavity mould development for lenses.
  • Ramp-up new lens model, building new production infrastructure.
  • Bring new mirror and lens designs models into mass production.
  • Realisation production budgets.  Increase turnover from  NLG. 10 kk  to
    NLG 20 kk.
1991 – 1998

Managing Director GL Plastics B.V.

Injection moulding technical polymer components. Sister company of G. van der Leegte Eindhoven B.V. tooling / finemechanics.

  • Acquisition new business  Philips, AMP,  semicon caps.
  • Organisation development, upto 18 inj. moulding machines.
  • Realisation of production automation for connector parts, multicavity moulds.
    NLG. 500.000,00 in year 1991 to NLG. 10.000.000 in year.
1988 – 1991

Account manager AKZO engineering plastics

Sales to end use clients  a.o. Philips, AMP, Holec. Direct sales to custom moulders.
Sales and homologation of engineering plastics, mainly market segment electro.

1986 – 1988

Technical marketing specialist AKZO engineering plastics

Polymers polyamide, polyesters, elastomers, specialty compounds. Tech. Service, sales to molder and end user.. Polymeren polyamide, polyesters.


1982 – 1986

TU Twente Technische Bedrijfskunde Werktuigbouw, Diploma

1983 – 1984

Res. officier Genie Kon. Landmacht

1978 – 1982

HTS Werktuigbouw, Diploma


Plastics OCRK

KB1, KB2.


Management training motivational and business behavior.


Project management training

PSI, passed


Train the trainer

how to train professionals and trainers.


Effective presenting

‘the story board’.


Radiation expert level 5b


Pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices

2012 – 2013

Black Belt training en certificatie General Electric


Master Black Belt training

University of Amsterdam IBIS


KATA learner, trainer and coach

competent level

Black Belt Industry

University of Amsterdam IBIS theory examination, passed.

Specific knowledge and experiences

In the field of:

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) pharma, healthcare
  • Lean manufacturing, (master) black belt level, certified, KATA coach & learner competent level
  • Supply Chain Management
  • machine- and equipment manufacturing, semiconductor, polymers and simply industry
  • working with external customers to results, technical – commercial


sr. project leader / program manager responsible for introduction, improvement of business processes and delivery of project results at customer and sponsor satisfaction. Master black belt level. Responsible for (part of) the value stream to meet company goals and objectives. Working in team or department of specialists where I can contribute, coach and enable people to develop them selves. Working in close cooperation with customers and clients to fulfil demand; exceed expectations.


Black Belt certified experienced project manager competent in the area of operation excellence in both manufacturing and development environment. In depth knowledge of lean 6S and project management techniques. Competent in leading and improving production processes, for example: compliancy, supply chain, reduction of cycle time and wastes, improve delivery reliability. My structured approach with use of data and statistics lead to (financial) results. While executing the projects I always have process and customer in focus. Cost conscious and aware of commercial interests. The enthusiasm of working in close relationship with customers and coaching team members contribute to sustained improvement of organisation and customer satisfaction.

A more detailled  CV Resume you can find under ‘news’ or, please contact us.
Smit Industrial Consultant, Chamber of Commerce ,  march 23 rd. 2003,  number 17164231