Michel Houmard

Master in Chemical Engineering
Vice President Operations
Employee in Shanghai
Shanghai
Shanghai
Chemicals
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Michel Houmard's haves

  • technical and analytical skills. Fluent in English
  • retention & training - Safety & hygiene / product safety - QC & QA - Strategic planning - Business analysis
  • planning and start-up of grass-roots plants - Engineering and automatism - Process development & scale-up - Compliance risk management - Transfer of technology - Sourcing & procurement - Cost optimization - Lean sigma - Change management - Recruitment
  • Swiss-German and French. Chinese professional working proficiency. Master degree in Engineering and Business Administration. Willing to relocate and travel. CORE KNOWLEDGE AREA - Business administration - Operation management & excellence - Project management - Design
  • consistent customer focus thinking. Flexible decision maker and passionate leader with excellent negotiation
  • German
  • VP of Operations with extensive experience in leading operations and driving operational excellence. Achieved streamlining and strengthening of cost control and monitoring at manufacturing site. Achieved mindset and behavior change regarding to lean thinking. Hands-on success in the setup and the start-up of grass roots plants and leader development. Experience in compliance and business risk management as well as in procurement and most of the operational functions. Results-driven motivational skills in guiding cross-functional projects in a multicultural environment
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Michel Houmard's wants

  • or in the design of production plants including their implementation. I’m also interested in managing sourcing and supply chain management issues as well as in the optimization of operations. I would like to be based in Asia.
  • I'm looking for an opportunity in the production (site management or production management) as well as in the development of the business operations
  • in the site set-up and start-up management
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Michel Houmard's professional experience

2012 - to present
Vice President Operations
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Vice President Operations
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2008 - 2011
Head of Preparation of Operation
Bluestar Silicones, Jiangxi
2004 - 2008
Head Of Production
Clariant (Tianjin, China) Ltd
Pilot Plant Engineer & Project Engineer, Process Development & Scale-up
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Michel Houmard's educational background

  • 2009 - 2010
    Rutgers Business School, The State University of New Jersey
    Business Administration, Master Business Administration
    Activities and Societies: Beta-Gamma-Sigma Member
  • 1996 - 2000
    Federal Institute Of Technology Of Zurich (ETHZ)
    Chemical Engineering, Master in Chemical Engineering
    Grade: summa cum laude ETHZ was ranked top five in the world in 2011 in Chemistry --> http://www.shanghairanking.com/SubjectChemistry2011.html Thesis: Optimization of Simulated Moving Bed Reactors, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) of Zurich, Switzerland.
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Michel Houmard speaks the following languages:

  • French (First language)
  • German (Fluent)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Chinese (Fluent)
  • Swiss German Fluent

Michel Houmard's interests

  • football and golf.
  • - Prefer emerging or development areas within Tianjin
  • Beijing
  • skiing
  • Shanghai. Other locations in Asia to be discussed. - Practice mountain bike racing
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