Manel D.

Transformation Projects & Engineering Director


Expert in Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Engineering and Operational Excellence. Expert in Project management. Know-how in all these fields of Operations: engineering, maintenance, process, pa...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Transformation Projects and Engineering Director

2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
• Elevating the engineering standards, through the capital investment programme and working with internal and external partners. • Optimising maintenance programme to improve the reliab...see more

Global Project Leader FMCG

8 months
Dec 2019 - Aug 2020
Alignment of senior stakeholders across the business of overall plans. Global project management for the Extension Project of Kettering Plant in UK. Managing Plant team, Engineering, Pr...see more

Operational Excellence Leader

5 years
Mar 2015 - Nov 2019
Ideal Factory program coordination - DANONE Operations Excellence program (Assessment, Roadmap co-creation, Benchmarking and Best Practices Sharing) Productivity Program expert in Energ...see more

Innovation process and pack senior engineer

5 years
Apr 2010 - Mar 2015
Innovation Process & Pack Senior Engineer Engineering studies to industrialize new products and/or new technologies. Trainer of process technologies to all Danone Group. 60 people train...see more

Automation and Instrumentation Engineering Manager

2 years
May 2008 - Apr 2010
• Writer of engineering specifications in the field of automation and instrumentation. • Support for automation / instrumentation engineering projects and master plans worldwide. • Anim...see more


3 years
May 2005 - May 2008
• Direction and supervision of maintenance operators and production shifts, 45 people average. • Manage Autonomous maintenance (AM) and planned maintenance (PM) and organization of m...see more

Project Engineer

3 years
Apr 2002 - Mar 2005
- Design and execution of Low Voltage projects. - Site manager. (10 people in my charge) - Design and programming of automation projects. - Design and supervision of electrical panels. ...see more

Commercial Technical Engineer

2 years
Mar 2000 - Apr 2002
Engineering support. Review of offers, supply of electrical cabinets, consulting services. Responsibility for the technical support of the DOC Win installation calculation software.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Scrum
  • Operational Excellence
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Product Innovation
  • Technological Innovation
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • R&D Operations
  • Laboratory Supply