Dipl.-Ing. Carlos Mano

Looking for cooperation-Injection molding tooling follow-up in Portugal. Interim

Inhaber, Industrial Engineering Consultant/Polymer Engineer/Project management, Symbioplas-Industrial Services Engineering Ltd

Setúbal | Lisbon region, Portugal


Professional experience for Carlos Mano

  • Current , since Jan 2018

    Industrial Engineering Consultant/Polymer Engineer/Project management

    Symbioplas-Industrial Services Engineering Ltd

    Symbioplas Ltd company owner. Management consultant. Technical consultant. Interim management.

  • 7 years and 10 months, Feb 2010 - Nov 2017

    Plant Manager

    Key Plastics, LLC

    Tier one supplier (VW, Opel, Suzuki)

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

    Independent Consultant in Lean Manufacturing

    Eurogroup Consulting Portugal

    Lean project development, training, integrated in a multidisciplinary team.

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jul 2005 - Sep 2008

    Production Manager

    Faurecia Interior System

    Cockpit Foaming and Assembly. Paint Line (plastic parts). VW supplier (JIT)

  • 6 years and 9 months, Oct 1998 - Jun 2005

    Injection molding Process Engineer

    Faurecia Interior System

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jun 1997 - Oct 1998

    Injection molding Process Engineer

    SAI Automotive USA, Inc. - Kansas City, USA

    Task force to plant optimization, shutdown and start-up on a new plant.

  • 3 years and 10 months, Sep 1993 - Jun 1997

    Injection molding Production Supervisor

    Sommer Allibert Industrie, S.A. - Palmela - Portugal

    Start-up of a new plant, new injection machines, new teams. Delivering parts in JIT to VW plant. Machines from 350 ton to 2400 ton.

Educational background for Carlos Mano

  • 1 year and 1 month, Nov 2018 - Nov 2019

    Industrial Engineering

    Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering DEMI. The doctoral program aims at providing solid theoretical knowledge on methods, strategies, tools and techniques of industrial engineering, along with the development of practical skills suitable to real-world problems.

  • 2011 - 2012

    Business Administration and Company Management

    Universidade de Lisboa - Lisbon School of Economics & Management (ISEG)

    Business Administration and Company Management.

  • 2009 - 2009

    Energy savings

    Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal - Setúbal School of Technology (IPS)

    Energy Audits; Energy saving solutions; Buildings and Energy Systems and Technologies in Renewable Energy Sources (wind, solar, geothermal, biomass); Thermal confort; HVAC.

  • 1988 - 1992

    Polymer Engineering

    University of Minho

    Production Management, Plastics Industry, Polymer Processing, Tool Design, Product Design.


  • Portuguese

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Spanish


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