Roman has broad international experience in Lean, consulting, training and teaching.

He has extensive track record in the industries including engineering, construction, machinery, food, beverage, textile, education, logistics and finance. His portfolio includes several projects abroad: Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Latvia and China. Roman has consulted more than 50 companies and helped them to launch continuous improvement initiatives and to improve business processes. Special area of knowledge is business information systems (DAX, NAV, SAP, Movex) in manufacturing industry, including several implementations of ERP systems. 

Common areas of competence are: lean thinking and process improvemnt tools, business process modeling and analysis, equipment effectiveness, facility layout development, independent ERP systems selection and analysis, CAD/ERP architecture development, employee involvement, operational development system implementation.

EDUCATION

2013/05 – 2013/09    Introduction to SAP BI with SAP ERP 6.0 (TERP10)

                     University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

2012/11 – 2013/03    SAP ERP Integrated Business Processes (TERP10)

                     University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

2009/09 – (on hold)  Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering and Management

                     Concurrent Lean and ERP implementation, ISCED 6A

                     Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

2004/09 – 2009/06    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering MScMechEng

                     Industrial engineering and management, ISCED 5A

                     Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

1998/09 – 2004/06    Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering BScMechEng

                     Production technology, ISCED 5A

                     Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

LEAN SENIOR CONSULTANT, PARTNER                               Lean Shanghai Co. Ltd. 凌善(上海) 

2014/06 – …           China, Shanghai                         www.lean.sh.cn

Setting up daughter-company in China; market analysis; sales process establishment; training and consulting in operations management and lean thinking.

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT AND LEAN THINKING CONSULTANT            Lean Enterprise Estonia

2009/01 – …                                                   www.lean.ee

- training and consulting in operations management

- lean thinking and practical implementation including tools

- SMED, OEE, kanban, Kaizen, Motion Studies, etc.

- continuous improvement initiatives

- business processes mapping

- production and technological processes modeling and analysis

- CAD and ERP systems integrations architecture development

- independent ERP implementation validation

- industries including engineering, construction, machinery, food, beverage, textile, logistics.

A list of projects is available separately upon a request; some are listed on LinkedIn profile.

30+ projects in Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Slovenia, Latvia and China.

LECTURER           Tallinn University of Technology            www.ttu.ee
2014/09 – 2016/12  Fundamentals of business administration, in English
2013/09 – 2016/12  Project management, in English and Estonian
2013/02 – 2014/10  Lean in production - workshops in Chinese universities, Beijing, Shanghai

2009/09 – 2015/09  Information systems of production management

 

HEAD OF LEAN ENTERPRISE                                       Swiss Property AS

2014/12 – 2015/07      Estonia                                www.swiss-property.ch

OPERATIONS ESTABLISHMENT AND DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT              Pharmadule Morimatsu AB

2011/06 – 2013/05      China, Shanghai                        www.pharmadule.com

DEVELOPMENT AND IT/IS MANAGER                                 E-Profiil AS

2011/05 – 2012/04      Estonia                                www.eprofiil.ee

DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER                                          Pharmadule OÜ

2008/01 – 2011/04      Estonia                                www.pharmadule.com

PREPRODUCTION ENGINEER                                        Pharmadule Emtunga OÜ

2005/06 – 2007/12      Estonia                                www.pharmadule.com

TECHNICAL MANAGER                                             Ecopress Group OÜ

2004/07 – 2005/05      Estonia                                www.ecopressgroup.com

WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR                                           APL Production AS     

2004/01 – 2004/05      Estonia                                www.apl.ee

MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY ENGINEER                             APL Production AS     

2003/03 – 2003/12      Estonia                                Www.apl.ee

LANGUAGES

English               (Fluent - Full Knowledge)
Estonian              (Fluent - Full Knowledge)
Russian               (Native Speaker)
Chinese               (Basic communication)

About us

Roman Zahharov
Trainer & Partner

 

Operations management and lean 

15+ years of work experience

07+ years as consultant

30+ projects internationally

08+ years teaching at university

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