PROFILE

gERARD wINSTANLEY

Profile

Multi-skilled and well qualified professional with 19 years’ experience gained in the Motor Sport Industry culminating in a senior position with a large responsibility, managing a busy workflow with many highly skilled employees.

  • ​Task oriented, adaptable, diligent and dependable with a mature attitude.

  • Flexible Team worker with sound common sense and the ability to work unsupervised in a sole capacity.

  • Accustomed to working to tight schedules in difficult and demanding conditions.

  • Qualified, Trained as a Mechanical Engineer Technician and Composite Technician. Qualified, Trained in Managerial Leadership and TPS (Toyota Production System).

  • Specialist in production process development in Composites and Additive Manufacturing.

  • KAIZEN Consultancy

Noteworthy Experiences

Simultaneously manage three production areas Carbon Composites, Additive Manufacturing and Future Production Technologies & Processes. Employed by Toyota Motorsport GmbH ( TMG ) between February 2003 - June 2018. I have experience in F1, Rally and World Endurance Motorsport with sound knowledge in the automotive industry.

  • Project Management: Paint to Foil application during Toyota F1 Era.

  • Project Management: Andrea Eskau Summer and Winter Paralympics 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.

  • Project Management: Introduction of new materials and development of a Technological Partnership Agreement with DSM SOMOS, DYNEEMA and ENGINEERING PLASTICS involving machine technology providers which is now under contract.

  • Introduction of new machine technology with leading suppliers.

  • Development of Composite Production and Additive Manufacturing Production departments.

  • Intensively trained in the following areas of TPS by Toyota´s (European-Global Production Centre):

  1. E-GPC Step 1 Classification: Effective Floor and Abnormality Management tools.

  2. E-GPC Step 2 Classification: Standardized Work and Kaizen Application.

  3. E-GPC Step 3 Classification: Toyota Manufacturing Supervisor and Daily Management.

  • Succession Planning.

  • WEC - World Endurance Champions 2014, Driver and Manufacturer Titles.

Professional Certifications
  • Intensively trained in the following areas of TPS by Toyota´s (European-Global Production Centre):

    • E-GPC Step 1 Classification: Effective Floor and Abnormality Management tools.

    • E-GPC Step 2 Classification: Standardized Work and Kaizen Application.

    • E-GPC Step 3 Classification: Toyota Manufacturing Supervisor and Daily Management.

  • CAD V5001 - CATIA V5 Basis Block 1                      

  • Leadership advanced                                                 

  • MS Project 2007                                                            

  • Leading and Steering Projects                              

  • Communication and Cooperation in projects      

  • Project Management                                               

  • MS Excel 2003                                                            

  • Intermediate pre-preg Laminating                           

  • Time management Skills                                           

  • Appraisals and Interviews                                         

  • Coaching Competency                                               

  • EWF European Adhesive Bonder                        

  • Toyota Business Practices                                      

  • Leadership                                                           

  • Dealing with Conflicts

  • Communicative Competence                                   

Qualifications
  • BTEC National Certificate in Engineering.

  • BTEC First Diploma in Engineering.

  • City and Guilds Computer Aided Drawing & Design using AutoCAD.

  • EnTra Certificate of Verified Achievement: BET 12 Modules – Basic Engineering Training, 3A3A Module-Machining and Fitting Skills.

Contact

Gerard Winstanley

G.W.Consultancy

34 Tanners Road

Bodmin

PL31 2UW

Tel: 0044 (0) 1208 590830

© 2018 G.W.Consultancy 

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