Nelson Oda


• Professional background made in international companies managing Manufacturing, Planning, Quality, Maintenance, Engineering, Product Development, HR and Unit Finance Controlling. • Decisive participation in new business development projects – products and faculties approval: Automobile  VW, International / Maxion, Ford, Visteon, Scania, New Holland, Bosch, Delphi, Mahle, Dana and Parker (EUA). Cosmetics/Personal care  Procter & Gamble, GSK, Britol-Myers Squibb and Unilever. • Produtivity, Quality , Cost reduction and EHS projects development based on Lean Manufacturing techniques, SIX SIGMA projects, Kaizen, JIT, 5S, SPC, TPM, ISO9000, QS9000, ISO TS16949, ISO14000 and OSHAS9000. • Plant expansion, technology upgrade and new site implementation in Brazil. • Negotiation: labor relations - Unions, suppliers and customers. • International exposure for technology research, training and board meetings in USAm France, Italy, Switzerland and Germany. • ERP systems implementation – Oracle, BANN and SAP • Strategic Planning, Budget, Investment (Capex) and P&L control.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

General Manager

Betts Brasil
Responsable for the Laminate tubes business in South America.
Oct 2003 - Sep 2007

Plant Manager

Saint-Gobain Abrasives
Responsable for the hole operation of Guarulhos site. Main realizations: staff reorganization, ISO14001 certification and LEan manufacturing concepts implementation
Nov 2001 - Jun 2004

Industrial Manager

Sofape - Tecfil
Support the factory tranfer to a new location. QS9000 vertification
Oct 1999 - Oct 2001

Plant Manager

Cummins Filtration
Responsable for the new production site implementation project in Brazil.
Jun 1993 - Oct 1999

Industrial Manager

Sofape - Tecfil
Production expansion from 400.000 filters to 2.3000.000 tubes per month. New process and technology research.
May 1987 - Jun 1993

Process Engineer

Sogefi Filtration



Industril Aministraton

Universidade de São Paulo

Business Administration

Fundação Getúlio Vargas
1982 - 1987

MEchnical Engineering

Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial