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Ievgen Tertytskyi

Introduction

Ievgen has five years’ experience in operational improvement in both Ukraine and Germany. He has used both lean manufacturing and Six Sigma at Procter & Gamble’s hygiene production plants as well as for companies in the metallurgy sector, and has worked across consulting, supply chain, operations and quality assurance. Ievgen’s interests include swimming, photography, travelling and hiking.

Career snapshot

  • Delivered $20m cost reduction at an iron-ore mining and processing facility. Major improvement ideas included rapid mill swaps, the implementation of a continuous improvement process and competency development for maintenance staff.
  • Identified $3m of potential improvement opportunities at a subsidiary of an industry-leading metals producer to reduce mean delivery and sourcing time. This involved assessing gaps in the organisation to address key levers in cost saving.
  • Reduced maintenance and repair costs by 25% and increased productivity by 20% at a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturing facility in the Ukraine. This was done with lean progressive maintenance and the use of self-sufficient operations teams.
  • Reduced supply-chain costs at FMCG manufacturer by $4m, implementing low-cost flexographic online printing systems across six production lines.
  • Identified and implemented over $1m operations improvement ideas at FMCG manufacturing facility, increasing process reliability by 8%, materials utilisation by 2%, and decreasing changeover time by 80%.
  • Implemented lean manufacturing practice and KPIs at a retail manufacturing plant in the Ukraine as a part of lean phase progression.
  • Delivered a $1.2m improvement at retail manufacturer by implementing an automatic waste-removal system across six production lines.
  • Delivered $0.5m of savings as a greenhouse gas emission reduction consultant during a biomass recycling engagement in Moldova.

Education

  • Masters of Engineering Ecology from the National Technical University of Ukraine
  • Quality Assurance Auditor and Lean expert