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Experienced Management Consultant

Summary

Accomplished and integrity-driven professional offering over 20 years of Management Consulting, Industrial Engineering and business success on national and international levels with strong concentration and enormous success in project management, simulation modeling, optimization, six sigma and lean management for fortune-500 manufacturing and service companies.

Broad experience in the design, development, implementation of the cost effective solutions and proven success in developing simulation models, creative solutions using cross industry expertise and best practices for the clients. Skilled at providing analytical thinking and coaching for team members.

    Work experience

    01/2007Present

    Managing Director

    BI Consulting, San Diego, CA 

    Serving mid to large organizations internationally to become more competitive and cost-effective provider of products and services in their respective industries. Achieved 30-50% productivity increase, 50-100% cost reduction, 95% and more customer service levels, realized high-value gains for the clients over $200M with consulting projects and trainings.

    • Delivered hands-on trainings for the international professionals in the subjects such as Advanced Maintenance Management, Total Cost Management, and Lean Six Sigma utilizing both academic and cross-industry experiences.
    • Developed and implemented LSS methodology for a fast-growing bank in Turkey and achieved significant benefits in a short time.
    • Developed accurate cash forecasting models of ATM and branch network's cash management for a fast-growing bank in Turkey.
    • Developed Lean Six Sigma methodology and implemented solutions such as 5S, Visual Factory, Pull System for manufacturing companies and achieved significant results in time, cost and speed.
    • Developed advanced and unique tools such as MRP, Capacity Planning and Analysis, Forecasting, Sales Optimization, Cost Estimating, KPI Dashboards using VBA for the clients as part of consulting projects..
    • Developed unique lean six sigma solutions for the manufacturing and service companies from lean assessments to implementations.
    04/199701/2007

    Vice President of Industrial Engineering Services

    Kiran Consulting Group, San Diego, CA

    As part of company's management team, helped to develop and maintain a very strong customer satisfaction and retention. Identify, design, develop and deliver specific solutions for the projects resulting in quality, cost and cycle time reduction, resource alignment and capital expenditures. Realized high-value gains for the clients over $500M. The clients worked with include  fortune 100 to 500 companies  both national and international in financial, manufacturing, logistics/distribution, entertainment, hospitality industries.

    Managed and directed all the consulting projects from sales to implementations and assigned/managed resources for on-time, on budget deliverables.

    • Managed 20+ consultants and $1M+ projects and achieved 100%  client satisfaction.
    • Created and provided unique solutions for the most challenging projects in process improvement, resource management, decision making, and supply chain management, optimizations using advanced tools such as simulation modeling, scheduling, forecasting, optimization algorithms, lean six-sigma, and statistical analysis.

    • One of the original contributors and share holders of Exametric, Inc.. which has been an industry leader in workforce management solutions in retail banking. Helped Exametric to execute its workforce management software/solution by designing, implementing unique modeling approach.
    • Developed 50+ simulation models and managed 50+ simulation modeling  projects in various industries .
    • Developed highly successful data collection system and ways to analyze the data in order to set benchmarks and standards.
    • Developed bullet proof methodologies for modeling, banking excellence, work measurement and software development projects.
    • Designed and implemented several new facility design projects and developed new layouts.
    • The clients worked with include: American Savings Bank, Bank of America, First Hawaiian Bank, Huntington Bank, Peoples Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, TCF Bank, Union Safe Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Whitney Bank, Westpac Bank Australia and New Zealand, Check Solutions, Columbia Sportswear, Disneyland, Exel Logistics, Fluor Daniels, Inc., Getty Museum, Qwest Dex, Universal Studious, Walt Disney World, TAV Airports, Avery Denison, Avondale Shipyard, Compaq, Dell, Delta Design, Excellon Automation, FCI Electronics, Ismeca, Kraft Foods, Motorola, NASSCO, Neutrogena, Nokia, Packard Bell NEC, Ross, Steelcase, Toshiba

    Education

    Visiting Scholar - Ph.D. Candidate.

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 

    Industrial and Systems Engineering

    BS & M.Sc.

    Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul Turkey

    Industrial Engineering