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Dirk Coremans

Quality/Productie manager - Continuous improvement

Can work in or around Heist-op-den-Berg

  • 51.076
  • 4.72868
  • Rate On-demand
  • Experience 7+ years
Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Dirk's quote.

This freelancer is available part-time (3 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 3 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Dirk's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Heist-op-den-Berg, België
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Heist-op-den-Berg and 30km


Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Pharmaceuticals industry
  • Automobile
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Chemical
Company size
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people


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  • Dutch

    Native or bilingual


Skills (25)

Dirk in a few words

10 jaar ervaring als productie manager en 10 jaar ervaring als Quality manager (chemie)
Tal van verbeteringsprojecten uitgevoerd (continuous improvement)
Lean management om kosten te verminderen en kwaliteit/processen te verbeteren
Geven van opleidingen (kwaliteit, lean, veiligheid, ...)
Laatste project FMEA implementatie voor medical devices (2 jaar project)


Coremad Quality Consulting

Freelance Quality Manager  - As a freelancer

Antwerp Area, Belgium

January 2020 - Today (2 years2 years and 7 months)

ISO 9001:2015 IATF 16949:2016 VDA.6 Automotive core tools Manufacturing Lean management, Six Sigma Internal audits Supplier verification ISO 13485 / GMP

Terumo BCT Europe N.V.

FMEA expert  - As a freelancer

March 2020 - June 2021 (1 year1 year and 3 months)

Introduction of the new FMEA approach Set-up the new procedure and template Providing training of the new procedure Execution of the pFMEA for new equipment and processes Reduce the risk of process/equipment failure before installing the equipment Act as the FMEA expert within Terumo-europe

Allanta vzw

Coach - Senior expert


March 2020 - June 2020 (3 months)

Voor meer info en expertise klik op de link


Business Quality Manager Refinish EMEA


January 2019 - December 2019 (11 months)

Responsible for the Quality system of the Refinish business in EMEA - set quality goals for the business - lead improvement projects - investigate major customer complaints - re-certification ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 for the business

Axalta Coating Systems

Site Quality Manager


September 2009 - December 2019 (10 years10 years and 3 months)

I'm responsible for the Quality system of the Mechelen Axalta coating systems site (previous Dupont De Nemours Performance Coatings) We are ISO-9001 and IATF 16949 certified Member of the staff and site leadership team Member of the EMEA Quality Improvement Steering Team Responsible for: - lead the Mechelen quality team - quality Management System Mechelen site - set quality key performance indicators for the different functions - RCFA on customers, internal and suppliers complaints - initiate quality initiatives to improve product qaulity and processes - re-certification ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 (former ISO/TS) - work instructions (operations) - EMEA projects (packaging/labeling - quality campagnes, ....) - Mechelen training DB (Learning platform) - Computer systems - quality related (SalesForce, ETQ, Sharepoint, ALP...) - Internal audits (IATF 16949) - Supplier audits (VDA6) - .....

DuPont De Nemour

Supervisor operations (performance coatings)

March 2002 - September 2009 (7 years7 years and 6 months)

I was for a period of 7 years shift production supervisor in the Performance Coatings department. Responsible for 30 operators (one department) During shift responsible for the whole production area

DuPont de Nemour

Quality assistant (engineering polymers)

January 2000 - January 2002 (2 years2 years)

I was from a period of 2 years Quality assistant in the Engineering Polymers department (high-grade polymers) Responsible for training, complaints (intern and extern), internal audits, ...

DuPont De Nemour

Project assitant (engineering polymers)

January 1999 - January 2000 (1 year1 year)

Install production line Provide training for operations

DuPont De Nemour

Team leader (engineering polymers)

January 1990 - January 1999 (9 years9 years)

Responsible for the operation of a part of the Engineering Polymers (speciality) department. Responsibility for a group of 8 operators