Riza Senturk

Riza Senturk has rich experience in manufacturing, productive maintenance, supply chain and finance. He acquired it by taking multiple management roles in the Turkish giant – Durmazlar Makine where he works for more than 20 years. The company has over 70 years of history and it is 7th in the world in metal sheeting processing, currently exporting products to 120 countries. There Riza learns how to apply best lean practices and thinking and achieves remarkable results. One of the great examples is lean process reorganization led by him, which enables the volumes of three factories to be fully absorbed by one, without compromising the quality of the products. Riza becomes the main responsible person for implementing the lean philosophy in the organization and participates in every step of the journey. In his current role, as deputy general manager of Duray Ulashim, company of Durmazlar Makine, he continues to successfully apply lean and the knowledge gathered throughout the years. Riza speaks Bulgarian, English and Turkish language.

Riza will speak about “Lean restructuring at Durmazlar – How the company successfully combined the outputs of three factories into one without compromising the quality”.