Team

Members of the Team
FRANK SCHOENINGER

Universalistic, pragmatic, issue and target-oriented. Open minded with a solid international network

Managing Director / COO

frank.schoeninger@sopec.org

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Years of production and quality management experience through various development stages and shops including body, paint and assembly shop
Years of project management experience while working in the USA (Tuscaloosa), Germany (Bremen, Stuttgart), China (Beijing) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)
Years of experience working in Asia

Personal

  • Born 1978 in Calw, Baden-Württemberg Region, Germany
  • Living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Hobbies are cooking, skiing and vintage cars

Education

  • IPMA Senior Project Manager (Level B)
  • Automotive Project Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in the Automotive Industry
  • Paint Shop Technician

Project

  • SAMCO / FUSO / MBV ROSA Bus Project: Interims Project Lead „Operations“
  • Mercedes Benz Vietnam: Manager Projects / Production Engineering
  • Daimler AG Stuttgart: Sub Project Leader Processes and Methods
  • Daimler AG / BBAC Beijing (China Project Centre): Assistant to the Project Leader
  • Maybach Manufacturing Guard Cars:  Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator
  • MBUSI Tuscaloosa, USA: Technical assistance / Trainer / Quality Coordinator 

Expertise

  • Project experience in international environment
  • Development and roll out of PM and PM office
  • Process development in international joint venture projects
  • Project controlling
  • Operational and quality management experience in body, paint and assembly shop
  • Experience in CKD processes,
  • Operational launch management,
  • Shopfloor management - lead by KPIs
  • Total productive maintenance,
  • CIP / lean production
Tran Thang Loi

"Qualtiy-driven, adaptive & motivated“

Operational Excellence Consultant

thangloi.tran@sopec.org

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years of experience in the fields of quality management, production management, production line optimization and consulting

Personal

  • Born in Binh Thuan, Vietnam
  • Living in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
  • Hobbies are travelling, fishing, playing football and reading science book

Education

  • Master of Science in Global Production Engineering and Management at Vietnamese – German University, dual studies in cooperation with University of Technology Berlin
  • Lean management at Leonardo group, Germany
  • Bachelor of Art in Industrial Management at University of Technical Education HCMC

Project

  • SOPEC LLC:  Project leader, ISO 9001:2015 preparation and implementation
  • Jabil Vietnam Co., Ltd: Team member, Process improvement manufacturing line
  • Clear Water metal Vietnam Co., Ltd: Project sub-leader, Implementation Continuous Improvement
  • Sai Gon Sharp Takaya Electronic company: Quality Management sub leader
  • Scancom Vietnam: Production planning

Expertise

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Continuous Improvement Implementation
  • Lean Management
  • Production Planning and Line Balancing
  • Lean 6 sigma